Friday, 1 June 2012

Neglect and new beginnings whilst the sun shines!!!!!

Okay I admit I have neglected this blog 
and have not come round to your blogs for a week now
 but there is a perfectly good reason
I opened up an etsy shop called

It all began with my love of threads and not being able to sit still
so I started playing around with a crochet hook
I admit I am not a whiz but I can manage some simple motifs
what makes these embellishments special 
is that I have used beautiful silk and cotton threads 
in all sorts of glorious colours 
and have added some bling or glittery roses to them
 just to make then shine
so please come and take a look 
I will continue to upload all day
maybe you will find something you will like! 

Get Creative Embellishments début today on 

with the 

the challenge this month is to make a layout with the sun on it.

it can be in the pattern paper,
or a die cut 
or in the title 
or in the journalling 
or the picture......

here is my take on the challenge

supplies used
Studio Calico pattern paper focal point
Studio Calico Mr Huey sunshine mist (LOL)
Aplhas various unknown (very old)
some fancy yellow ruffle 
and a 
Get Creative Embellishments star flower

please head on over to the blog to see what my amazing team has created

Now to take a breath and come round your blogs!!!!!


  1. Καλές δουλειές Ειρήνη με το μαγαζακι σου! Είναι απίθανα όλα αυτά τα στολιδακια!!! Φοβερά χρώματα! Η σύνθεση φοβερή, τόσο ιδιαίτερη και με ωραίο τιτλο!!! Πολλά φιλιά και καλό μήνα!

  2. CONGRATULATIONS!!! I adore your work, Irini, and I love threads as well! I wish you the best luck with your shop!

  3. What gorgeous thread work Irini, they're beautiful.

  4. Congrats irini!!! Lovely flowers and good luck.

  5. Way to go irini!! Will go check it out - they look fab.

    very cool lo as well - will be joining in this month again. xx

  6. Wow, congrats Irini. I guess I have to hop over and take a look.
    Great Layout you made.

  7. Wow!!! That's why you told me you are running around like crazy..LOL! Congrats on your new bussiness Irini! They look awesome!!! And that layout is so strikingly beautiful and so eye catching!!! Love it!!!
    Have a nice month with lots of orders!!!!

  8. Omgosh! You made them!!! they are just soooooo stunning! Love the colours - you clever lady!

    You LO is fabulous and dynamic! Almost can feel the warmth flowing from it!

    Thanks for your lovely lovely comments on my blog that you leave.. they really and truly make my day and help me smile

  9. Hi there, been over and had a little shop in your Etsy store they are awesome and cant wait to receive them, wishing you the best of luck !! As for the layout.....magnificent love the play on words ( it is a play on words isn't it !) the colours are amazing and of course your beautiful flower. The photo of C3 is perfect. Wishing you a wonderful month and every success in your new venture.


  10. Absolutely awesome- love every little inch of this...
    And I'll definitely have to check out your store- a woman of many talents!!

  11. CONGRATS on the ETSY shop!! That's AWESOME!!!! I loveeeee your lo too!! LOVING the rays, the mists...and that photo is soooooooo cute!!

  12. Καλό μήνα Ειρήνη και καλή επιτυχία στο νέο σου ξεκίνημα!!!! Τα στολιδάκια που φτιάχνεις είναι πανέμορφα και σίγουρα θα αρέσουν, πολύ όμορφα χρώματα!!!! Όσο για την σύνθεση? Είναι εκθαμβωτική!!!!! Φιλάκια

  13. Τι ωραία πραγματάκια έχεις φτιάξει!! Καταπληκτική η πρόκληση σας αυτό το μήνα, μόλις τέλειωσα την σύνθεση, θα την φωτογραφίσω αύριο!!!

  14. Irini this is soooooooooooooo stunning .. and those little beauties you have created are delish . loveeeeeeeeeee the colors .... something to brighten up the day .... hugz to you x

  15. forgot to say .. congrats on your etsy shop ... you are amazing and you are gonna be busy !!!!! love ya x

  16. Missed you're a wiz with the needle. Love the bright page and humor too.

  17. I am so happy you started a store! ROCK STAR! And your blooms are fab, I know, I have them right here!!!! I can't wait to use them!

  18. Well congrats to you on the new Etsy store...your flowers look fab. Love your lo...the pic is perfect with the backgrouns paper! Yeah!

  19. Stunning embellishments Irini, congratulations on your new Etsy store, I'm so happy for you!!!!

    And the layout... oh my, oh my, simply fabulous... Love the colours annd the rays!... not to mention the star embellishment!

  20. Oh WOW Irini, it's more than perfect reason!! I really loveeeee it. Congratulations. By the way, do you ship to Indonesia? Maybe we can discuss something about selling your products in my country. I don't have any store or online business but I'm sure we can start something. Just let me know :)

    Big hugs and I really miss you on the blogland :)


  21. Congratulations Irini on your new Etsy Shop!
    Lovely Layout and very inspiring!!!

  22. Καλή επιτυχία Ειρήνη στο καινούριο σου ξεκίνημα!!
    Όσο για την σύνθεση ότι και να οω είναι λίγο....
    Απίστευτη!Τρομερή έμπνευση!!