Sunday, December 12, 2010

Merry Christmas Everyone and ...

welcome to the Twiddleybitz blog hop...... nearly there just a few more of our wonderful talented designers after me :)Haven't there been some fantastic Layouts and projects completed :) Love them all - stole a few idea's and inspiration and wish I had known those angels Rach prior to me starting my handmade items!!

:) Tiff - you have been a wonderful asset to Twiddleybitz - you have had such a difficult year and through it all have always remained upbeat and happy and keeping us organised so Thankyou!!!!!

Twiddleybitz has come a long way since it first started up - I have been lucky enough to be involved right from the start!! Just about 3 years to the day lol!!! Nic and Andrew always always listen to all our suggestions and continually throw things at us to keep us on our toes and see what we come up with. More often than not they lead the industry in their ORIGINAL designs such as the opening gates and floating frames and only just this week have had another fantastic release of goodies :) Think High Tea and invitations along with fairies and pirates - and of course with a TBZ release without some stunning OTP projects.....and with these in mind I have created some teachers presents to say thankyou!! I don't mind spending a little bit of time creating the teacher presents at the end of the year - They spend a lot of time with the girls and deserve to be thanked :)





Isn't that cupcake inviting!!! Guess what it is a soap lol!!!! As I mentioned Perth stores were invited to a sneak peak and class on the Twiddleybitz latest release on this Monday just gone so here is a little looksey at what will be hitting the stores in the next few weeks!!!


Gingerbread house is designed so that the roof will lift off and you can fill it with lollies :) yummm wouldn't last long in my house - needs a lock on it!







The single cupcake stand (which as the clever Mel C has done - turned it into a candle stand!) is simply covered with paper glued together and voila!! TBZ were even so clever as to make new borders that it perfectly around the top edge of the stand!!!!



And these treasure chest are really really easy to put together!




Hope you enjoyed the projects - leave a post at the end of this message and I will draw a winner out of a hat on Monday 20th (after my mad week ahead) and will post out some TBZ goodies to someone (yes world wide but don't expect it before christmas lol :)

Next stop along our hop is the wonderful Jen Hodge


Merry Christmas everyone - I hope you have a wonderful time over Christmas and the New Year - stay safe - have a drink for me and I Hope Santa spoils you all :)

PS - Just finished off another teachers presents - modpodge was still too wet to adhere anything else too so it had to wait till now :) Another of these fun treasure chests :)




AND - if you have time - why don't you pop into Smudge and Sparkle tomorrow where I am teaching a stunning easel and church OTP.... Starts as soon as I get there tomorrow morning whilst the kiddies are at school and this is what you take home (or nearly will!)

25 comments:

Wendy Smith said...

wow...LOVE THE TREASURE CHESTS...amazing...your work is so intricate and delicate...terrific

Nessa said...

Love your work Mel thanks for sharing. I didn't realize there was a hop going on ... So guess what I'm going to be doing the rest of the arvo hop hop hop I go!!

Gina B said...

Fantastic work, I think I ned to be a teacher if thats what they are getting. I love them all but had to take a second look at the gingerbread house, I wasnt sure if the house was TBZ or just the decorations. The house is TBZ isnt it? If so i'll have to get my hands on one of those. Merry Christmas and I hope the fat man brings you lots of goodies.

Rachel said...

Awesome work Mel, love it all! Your teachers sure get spoilt!

And Gina, the gingerbread house is definitely Twiddleybitz!

Mel, I hope you & your family have a wonderful Christmas. xx

Teresa said...

Love all of your projects, but especially the gingerbread house. It would need a lock at my house too LOL.

sandra said...

*clunk*
the sound of my jaw hitting the computer desk!
jsut stunning stunning stunning!
And I agree with Gina...I am thinking of becoming a teacher in WA!!
Totally rocked the hop Mel (again!!!)

Tiff Sawyer said...

Oh Mel, what a stunning array of beautiful and inspiraing projects as usual, you are so very clever when it comes to OTP and leave me looking silly I'm afraid as I'm just not that great at them. And we at Twiddleybitz feel just as lucky to have you as part of our dedicated team honey. You rock always and are an awesome lady as well, thankyou so much for your kind words. Merry Christmas to you and yours honey, Tiff :):):)

Kerri said...

Beautiful work Mel! Love that Gingerbeadd house and the cupcake!
This hop has been so much fun and the talent is amazing! Great inspiration for this 'newbie'!
thanks! xx

Chookie said...

The treasure chests are just wonderful and the cake stands look fab filled with cakes.
Can't wait to get hold of one of the gingerbread houses.
Thanks Mel and Merry Christmas.

ann said...

WOW your work is absolutely stunning.
Love the little ginger bread house.
Hang on I love everything.!!!!!

tracey henly said...

god Mel, these are fantastic the cupcake had me totally fooled i didn't think it was soap. Your kids have very lucky teachers thats for sure thank you for the inspiration.

Melx:) said...

Mel....I just adore your fabulous array of yummy goodies.....you are so clever. Just adore that Gingerbread House........so inspiringxx

gypsylcm said...

your projects look amazing ... I especially like the gingerbread house!

janice nicholls said...

OMG!!!!! where does one start....
all your pieces are just stunning Mel. (just to have smidgen of your talent would be awesome.)
I am stunned....sitting here thinking just how GORGEOUS every
piece is... sitting here staring at the screen... scrolling up and down ....up and down....
THANK YOU so much for sharing your talent with us and for all your inspiration Mel.
Merry Christmas xx

Tracy said...

WOW!!! Mel your creations are divine!!! I love the treasure chest and candle stands!!! I need me some of those ;)
And the cake stand is awesome!!!
You are one clever lady and I am happy to say you are my friend :)
Luv ya x

elpimpi said...

WOW! Amazing works! This gingerbread house is absolutely stunning! And this cupcake stand is just great!

izunika said...

Great creations!

Chloe :-) said...

WOW, amazing creations!! how cute is that gingerbread house!!!

Peg said...

Wow!
You have been so busy, I love it all, so clever *sigh*

Jenni Hodge said...

OMG - why did I have to follow you!!! That is soooo stunning. I looove the new stuff and what you've done with it! I was gonna bake and make a gingerbread house this year - now I think I'll just make one!! oh - and soap or not - I want that cupcake!!!!!! :-)

beadz said...

What amazing projects! I will have to come back and look around some more!
Gini

Anonymous said...

OMG Mel, your story was beautiful, where does the time go. Without your dedication along the way, you have always believed in us and what we do, thanks for that.
Here's to another year of creative dreams for all of us.
Mr and MRs Twiddles

Kerry said...

Thank you for sharing some much Mel. I have seen those cupcake soaps...they are divine and a perfect accompaniment for the cake stand. Love the teachers gifts...how lucky are they! You have used to many TWBZ products I'd live to get my little paws on!

Binxcat1 said...

AMAZING STUFF CHICKIE!!! Just superb... love it all! ;)

Jo Kinder said...

wow wow wow love everything you have here and once again I am totally envious that you Perth girls get your hands on these first.
That gingerbread house totally roks!!

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