teasels

Hello there – it’s time for this week’s new challenge at Just Us Girls, so here’s my third offering as their guest designer for May. I have to say I struggled with this one a bit – these shades are a bit out of my comfort zone! I decided to go with Claritystamp’s ‘linocut teasels’… Read More teasels

time to bloom

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘garden blooms’ set from Julie Hickey, which felt just right for a the beautiful sunny afternon we’ve had here. I’ve taken inspiration from a couple of current challenges – the colours (aqua, lime green & navy) are from Color Throwdown, paired with the theme of ‘no layers +… Read More time to bloom

violas

Welcome to my crafty blog and a cascade of spring violas. I love those little pansies – I’ve got a couple of pots of them on my decking and thought the colours from the current Colour INKspiration would work well on them. The layout for this card is from a new-to-me challenge over at Atlantic… Read More violas

hit for six!

Hello crafty friends. I’ve made a start on cards for Father’s Day – the English cricket season started this month so this die from Tattered Lace seemed a good starting point. I’ve used the sketch from TGIF for the layout, and managed to pick up two sections of TicTacToe‘s grid as well! The top row… Read More hit for six!

lacy round

Welcoem to my crafty blog. After yesterday’s lookiback in Clarity’s craft club, I’ve come right up to date again with the latest stamp from last month – the ‘lacy round’. I had such trouble getting this design to work – I either didn’t get the image to fully stamp, or I got ink splodges, etc,… Read More lacy round

stencil hearts

Hllo crafty friends. I’m back with a second card today, this time using the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s monthly craft club. I thought this would make a good design for a wedding card, especially with the gorgeous colours from Just Add Ink I strated by fixing the stencil onto a piece of smooth white card… Read More stencil hearts

birthday hearts

Hello there. Just a quick post this evening with a birthday card using two of the profile dies from Julie Hickey Designs – they’re great for quick cards. I’ve picked up the ‘birthday’ theme from AAA cards, with the colours from Color Throwdown I blended Distress Oxides in ‘kitsch flamingo’ and ‘shaded lilac’ onto a… Read More birthday hearts