Happy Hanukkah!

Hello crafty friends. Bit of a change of theme on today’s card – I’ve got a few Jewish friends so needed some Hannukah cards to send them, as it begins on 18th December. I’ve used Stampin’ Up!’s ‘Eden’s Garden’ stamps, taking the colours from Color Throwdown and inspiration from the designer’s card at Global Design… Read More Happy Hanukkah!

floral envelope

Welcome to my crafty blog and a birthday card in Christmas colours! I’ve used Julie Hickey’s ‘sent with love’ stamp as the focal point for this, inspired by the current theme at Festive Friday and the colours from TGIF challenges I started with the background, embossing a square of white card with the retired ‘pinewood… Read More floral envelope

magic of Christmas

Hello crafty friends. Today’s Christmas card uses Stampin’ Up!’s ‘merriest moments’ set again – a friend asked me to make this one for her daughter. I took the layout from Freshly Made Sketches (I rotated it to landscape format), and am also going to share it with Can You Handle The Pressure, Inspire.Create (anything goes)… Read More magic of Christmas

spruced up trees

Hello crafty friends. I’m still busy with Christmas cards – today’s uses the ‘spruced up’ set from Stampin’ Up! I’ve taken the layout from CAS Colours & Sketches, the colours from Hand Stamped Sentiments and the Christmas tree theme from The Card Concept I started with the abstract background stamp from ‘artistically inked’, which I… Read More spruced up trees

poinsettia tidings

Hello crafty friends. Herre’s another Christmas card, this time using the ‘merriest moments’ set from Stampin’ Up! which have come out for the first time this year. I’ve taken the colours from the new challenge at Just Us Girls, together with ‘anything goes’ from Happy Little Stampers‘ Christmas challenge. I wanted the poinsettias to be… Read More poinsettia tidings

birthday florets

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve got the new ‘framed florets’ set from Stampin’ Up! out for another play today, this time using the sketch from Atlantic Hearts and the palette from Colour INKspiration I started with a 5×7 card blank and attached a strip of the ‘hues of happiness’ paper across the centre. I… Read More birthday florets