Hello crafty friends. Well, I decided that I really need to start using up some of the stash of designer papers I’ve got stored on my craft shelves – both of these cards use the new ‘Eden’s Garden’ series from Stampin’ Up! I’ve made two cards as the sketches at TGIF challenges and Inspire.Create are… Read More eden’s garden
Hello crafty friends. I’m back today with a card for friends who’ll be celebrating their wedding anniversary soon. I’ve combined three challenges for this one – the colours from Global Design Project, the theme of ‘summer’ from Just Add Ink and Time Out‘s topic of ‘in love’. I thought Global Design Project’s colours were perfect… Read More butterfly love
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card is something a bit different for me – I don’t very often make cards with fancy folds, although this isn’t too much of a stretch as it’s a fairly straightforward easel card. I’ve taken inspiration for this little offering from a couple of current challenges. I picked up the overall… Read More celebrate every moment
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses Stampin’ Up!’s ‘birds and branches’ set, which I always think is great for a slightly different new baby/ baby shower card. I’ve used it quite a few times in various ways and thought of it again when I saw the theme of ‘new’ for the current challenge at Time… Read More new life
Hello crafty friends. Well I’m back in my comfort zone today with a return to stamping, after stretching myself with lots of die cutting over the last couple of weeks! Lots of the challenge blogs are back in business as well after the Christmas break and I’ve managed to combine two in this card. The… Read More back to stamping!
Hello crafty friends. I’m sharing a card today using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘delicate dahlias’ set that was a freebie as part of the last Sale-a-bration. I have to confess that I haven’t used this set very much, but I do like two-step stamps with outlines and infills. I’ve picked up the theme of ‘inspiration’ (for inspiration!)… Read More you inspire me
Hello crafty friends. I’m back today with a birthday card for my father-in-law, who’ll be turning 96 on Friday. He doesn’t get out of the house anymore, so I thought he might appreciate a landscape on his birthday. This one uses the colours from Inspire.Create – I thought they were ideal for a masculine card.… Read More snowy hills
Hello crafty friends. I’ve been playing with a new stamp and die set from Stampin’ Up! – ‘Eden’s Garden’. I recently did an online class with Joanne James using this set – it’s really beautiful. This card picks up the sketch from Global Design Project with the colours from Colour INKspiration I started with a… Read More a birthday bouquet
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card is a nice and simple one that took less than 10 minutes to make, thanks to the current challenge over at As You See It. The team have got a speedy challenge this week, with the theme of ‘snowflakes’, so this one definitely fits the bill. I decided to use… Read More snowflake wishes
Hello crafty friends. Who doesn’t love a cup of hot chocolate? I decided to christen my ‘nothing’s better than’ stamp set from Stampin’ Up!, picking up the themes from the challenges at Inspired by and Inkspirational I attached a piece of brown polka dot paper form my stash to the front of an A6 card… Read More hot chocolate!