Monday 25 February 2013

New Toys!

I made myself a lightbox today! I came across this tutorial and thought I'd give it a go... Seems to have worked okay! Since it was such a nice day I thought I'd try and make good use of the sunlight and take some photos of my new toys....
The new toys are - Shrink plastic, new mini-business cards (which are going to multi-task as labels)  from Moo...

And I found a little craft shop in town that sells daylight bulbs! So now I can take nice photos at night time too! (Do you like my shrinky-tea lady? I think she's destined for the shop, once I find a nice brooch back for her.)
The main reason for wanting a working lightbox is that I'm gearing up to add these customisable  invitations to my shop.... I'm still mulling over the wording of the etsy listing, but it should be ready to go in a couple of days! I know that this one isn't particularly wedding-ish, but I thought it would be nice to design an invitation that could be used for any event - wedding or otherwise!

Hooray for productivity! 


  1. I keep meaning to make a light box...thanks for the liittle push :-)

    1. Haha! I was just sick of waiting for a sunny day to take my photos - although I'm still experimenting with my daylight bulb - I may have to get two lamps...

  2. Hi, found your blog through the crafty ireland team.
    I've been meaning to make a light box all week, have my cardboard box ready and everything!
    I'll have to give it a go today, yours looks great!


    1. Thanks Jen!
      It was really quite simple - the hardest part was remembering where i put the Box Cutter!
      Hope you got on okay with yours. :)


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