eden’s garden

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

new life

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

you inspire me

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

snowy hills

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

hot chocolate!

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!