straight up

Welcome to my crafty blog and another Father’s Day card. Stampin’ Up!’s ‘whiskey business’ set is so useful for masculine cards. I’ve picked up four challenges for this creation: the colours are from TGIF, the drink theme from The Paper Players and As You See It (both of whom have ‘beverage’ in their challenge), and… Read More straight up

lovely leaves

Hello crafty friends. I’m back with more of the new dies from Julie Hickey Designs – this time it’s the turn of the ‘lovely leaves’. I thought they’d work well (with a slight twist) for the current sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and the lovely pastel colours from Color Throwdown. It’s a bit of a… Read More lovely leaves

lovely friend

Hello crafty friends. I’ve been playing with my gel plate and alcohol inks today, using the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s Craft Club thanks to the inspiration from Barbara Gray on the project sheet. I’ve incoproporated three challenges into this card: Festive Friday are celebrating National Best Friends Day (it’s on June 8th, if you didn’t… Read More lovely friend

pastel rainbow

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘daisy buttons’ stamp set from Julie Hickey designs and is inspired by the current challenges at Fusion and Less is More. I picked up the colours from Fusion’s photo to create a non-traditional rainbow panel on my card. I stamped one of the small ‘daisy buttons’ onto a… Read More pastel rainbow