Tuesday, 29 November 2011

CREATIONS BY AR BLOG HOP TIME...

Welcome to the Creations by AR blog hop.  I have two projects to share with you today, both using fabulous templates created by the very talented Adela!

The first is this very sweet Crafter's Apron gift box, just perfect for a baking theme!



Adela designed this set to hold two test tubes, the tutorial and template includes inserts for both oval and round tubes.



Here are the shop links for Adela's Crafter's Apron and Test Tubes:

Crafter's Apron

Clear Oval Tubes

Creations by AR Crafter's Apron
Pink Petticoat Perfect Papers Download
The Ribbon Girl Venetian Red Seam Binding, Stocking Charm
Papertrey Ink Kraft Cardstock, Tiny Tag Stamp Set
Waltzing Mouse Oven Fresh Gingerbread Joy Stamp Set
Tim Holtz Distress Ink
House of India Heart Button
Vintage Shirt Buttons
Tea Dyed Tag
Cotton Twill

Onto my second design...


These cute Winter Mittens were made from both felt and papers. This is a great set, the tutorial includes instructions and templates for tree ornaments, a card and gift card pouch! Together with wonderful inspirational photographs for them all.


Winter Mittens
http://www.creationsbyar.com/WINTER-MITTEN-SET_p_106.html

Creations by AR Winter Mittens Template
Paper and String Wool Felt, Moss Green Pom Pom Trim
House of India Heart Button
The Ribbon Girl Lace
Stampin Up Twill
Papertrey Button Boutique Stamp Set
Vintage Shirt Button

Thank you for taking the time to visit me today.  To be in with the chance of winning Adela's fabulous Crafter's Apron Tutorial and Template leave a comment below and I will randomly choose a winner on Wednesday 30th November and announce it on my blog Thursday December 1st.


To see all the wonderful creations from the Design Team click on the links below.  Leave a comment after each visit to increase your chances of winning!

Mandy Gill (that's me!)

55 comments:

Diana said...

What wonderful takes on the templates. I absolutely love that apron. ( I guess it is a must have)

AnnaMu said...

So funny and inspirational work. Love it. /Anna Müller

Regina said...

Oh, what a wonderful apron box! Perfect for the Christmas baking! Great idea!

Regina

Angie Jones said...

such different ideas from you all - all very inspirational.

Lawren said...

Gorgeous! Love the little mittens and your apron box is adorable!

Jess said...

Oh it's a wonderful work!! the apron box is beautiful!!! abd the little mittens simply adorables.

Karin said...

After seeing this, my thoughts are that this would be good when using a mason jar for a cookie mix-in-a-jar and use this apron to tie around the neck with the recipe and cookie cutter(s)! Thanks for sharing!

Sherry said...

Very Pretty .. Lovin This Apron Template And Your Mittens Are Adorable ..

Patti J said...

Lovin' those mittens! And, oh, my - that apron box is such a perfect gift! Thanks for sharing!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

love the cookie cutter and apron. the mittens are stunning!

hugs :)

Vee said...

Oh how lovely these two are! I fell in love with the mittens especially. Hugs Vee xx

Cherie said...

Love the way you put cookie cutters in the apron! Super gift idea! The mittens are really cute too! TFS!

nessy said...

oh wow!! what a stunning gift and so beautifully made!
vanessa xx

Karen said...

Such gorgeous creations and so very different to a lot of the templates available out there. Will make great gifts, Christmas or any other time Love Karen x

Jennifer Scull said...

oh my goodness, I fell in love with your baking set, but then started drooling over those adorable mittens! what joy of felt! love 'em! :)

pennyd said...

I like the baking set - another great idea for me to use this Christmas. Thanks!

Marion said...

These are so wonderful!

Debbie K. said...

Love these, Mandy! Sweet!!!
- Debbie Kaste

Qadirah said...

Very creative and inspirational.

alienanessa said...

Oh my sweet heavenly goodness, your creations are divine!! Just love the creativity!!

Teri said...

Oh! Too, too cute!

g said...

What a fantastic idea! Am amazed at the versatility of the templates.

Donna said...

Fantastic projects Mandy, I love the apron box such a clever design and the lil mittens are mega cute! :) Donna x

disneylisa said...

Lovely apron item and I like the mittens as well.

Whimcees said...

Hello!

Both of your projects are great but I LOVE your apron creation! I am going to use it this holiday season! Thank you for the awesome idea! The colors are lovely.

Wishing you a great day!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Jacee said...

How wonderful Mandy, such fabulous work.
Hugs Jacee

Else49 said...

Thank you Mandy some more great ideas for us.

Лілюська-Lilia said...

Wow!! What a great idea with those mittens!! Amazing work!! Love all the details on both projects!!

Donna said...

Another great idea for the apron. Love the mittens too. Adorable littel gifts. Thanks for the fun hop!

Lisa Mala6 said...

Love you made. What a fun way to send a little love. The mitten is too cute. Great inspiration!

Pink Cake Plate said...

both are so cute!

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

Mandy :) WOW!!!! Looooooove these , the mittens are gorgeous and the apron, and love the papers you used , oh and that cute wee gingergread man cookie cutter, nice touch ;) xxx

Teresa said...

Your mitten ornaments are so very cute. Love the colors! Great way to hide the gift cards on the tree! Thanks, Teresa E.

SANDRA RDZ UREÑA said...

so cute!!!

cush464 said...

Love the gingerbread cookie cutter idea! Thanks.

KatieBar said...

Wonderful gift idea. I'm glad Christmas is coming!

Becky said...

I love the apron and mittens templates! Gotta have them!

Cyndie said...

just lovely! TFS
Cyndie
www(dot)cnthyasmth(@)yahoo(dot)com
www.cyndiepaperboutique.wordpress.com

ger&timmy said...

those templates are AWESOME!!! and such great ideas created using them ... can't decide which i like better =)

Flgal said...

The apron box is amazing. A change of paper and it becomes so many things. Great ideas come in small packages.

patti said...

I am a baker so I love the apron template!!!

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful use of the templates! Love the papers on your cute Apron box and the vintage feel to your lovely mittens!

builderb said...

Has a bit of a vintage feel, which I find refreshing in our technical/electronic world. Like how you worked up the apron.
Mary (hmheartfelt(at)yahoo.com)

Gloria Westerman said...

These are so adorable.....I love the little mittens.....and what a awesome way to use the aprons.....

Sue from Oregon said...

Mandy...such a fun, fun blog hop...love the projects you made! Such pretty papers for the apron and love your mitten ornaments...very vintage!

BarbaraW said...

Love your take on the templates. The mitten gift holder or ornament ideas are great.

Penny said...

I am so enjoying this hop. Your take on the apron is a great idea for a little gift. The "mittens" are adorable.

ike said...

Wonderful projects. Love the apron but those little mittens are awesome xxxxxxxxxx

Annette said...

Very pretty use of the apron.

Emily said...

That apron is adorable. Love the ribbon with those buttons.

Julia Moss said...

Mandy, I love your apron project but your mitten is the cutest little thing.....gonna have to scraplift that one!

LostnThought said...

Love your take on the apron!! Too stinkin cute!!

Ode said...

I loved your box is a wonderful job. 'm from Brazil Kisses

Jen said...

So cute! I love the sewing!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What darling projects! Lovin' the baking themed items and the mittens look warm and cozy!