Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Try Something New at Try it on Tuesday

Hi All and a warm welcome to Jumbled Crafts. Thank you for visiting and I am sure you will be here to see the new challenge at Try it on Tuesday where my team mates have made some wonderful projects to inspire you. For this 'Something New' theme you can make anything you like so long as it has something new to you on it. It might be a new product, a new technique or, like me, something you have never made before.

I made a Pocket Letter. I have seen wonderful ones made by other people and really wanted to try one

I bought this A4 picture a long time ago at York Museum and it was just right to cut into ATC cards to use as the back of my pocket letter. I dabbed a bit of Distressed ink here and there to match the front of my letter.

The front of the cards are covered in bits of scrap paper and edged with the Distressed ink. Bits of this and that were added but the star product on each was new to me and sent to me by my lovely blog friend Valerie. You will see her work at TIOT.
 The 'new to me' product is the the bling which is in strips and called Royal-Schmuck.. That could be the maker as it isn't in English I don't know. It has added so much to the project and means that the whole letter has something that ties it together.

Now it's your turn so do join in and have fun

Love Chrissie xx

21 comments:

  1. It means 'Royal jewellery'! Glad to see you could use it on your wonderful pocket letters, what a treasure you have created! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Wow.. this pocket letter is amazing Chrissie.. each single one and all together as well!
    Super! And you even made a beautiful backside!
    oxo
    Susi

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  3. Beautifully created pocket letter. Every single card is a treasur, Chrissie.
    Have a lovely day xx

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  4. A great pocket letter, hugs Bee.

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  5. A fabulous pocket Letter Chrissie, I've never seen them before so it's something new to me.
    xxx Hazel.

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  6. A fabulous creation Chrissie, have seen these around too and you did a great make of them..xx
     {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

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  7. This really is wonderful! What a brilliant idea and such lovely details, Hugs, Chrisx

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  8. This looks fabulous Chrissie, I haven't seen these before. Love all the details you added and the Royal Schmuck looks fabulous (glad Valerie did a translation)
    Avril xx

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  9. This looks gorgeous Chrissie, It was a beautiful picture you used and the ATC's all look fantastic, love the Royal jewellery.
    Yvonne xx

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  10. Love the look of this... Every single combination of lace and "schmuck" works beautifully together and the vintage photo is a fantastic find too. I need to find out more about pocket letters...

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  11. What a fabulous pocket letter you've made Chrissie! Love all beautiful details. Brilliant! Hugs, Mar

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  12. Love your pocket letter Chrissie! With all the jewellery looking so great! Have never done pocket letter before and must give it a go.

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  13. Love your pocket letter Chrissie! With all the jewellery looking so great! Have never done pocket letter before and must give it a go.

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  14. Love your pocket letter Chrissie! With all the jewellery looking so great! Have never done pocket letter before and must give it a go.

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  15. Fabulous Chrissie... So lovely to see something different. Really clever use of the pockets x

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  16. WOW ! This is awesome Chrissie ! Got to try at some stage ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  17. Well I had no idea what a 'pocket letter' before - what a brilliant and beautiful idea and I love what you have created... still smiling at the Royal Schmuck' even though I see Valerie has translated it...ha ha... ..

    Thanks for also for your visit and lovely comments - not sure if its helpful, but I've sent you an email re some fonts info..... have a great day........ Gill xx :)

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  18. These are beautiful and something I have never tried!

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  19. Big love for this creation, Chrissie. I love that all those tiny collections of lace, ephemera and embellishment are on the back of that wonderful photograph - beautifully put together, lovely inking for the touch of age. Brilliant!
    Alison xx

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  20. This is new to me too - it looks so fancy with the fab lace and jewels, and lots of interest.

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  21. This is really lovely Chrisie, I've never seen anything like this before xx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.