I’m back with another masculine card today, this time using the now-retired ‘tech support’ set from Stampin’ Up! I adapted this design from a card I saw on Pinterest, adding in inspiration from Color Hues and Happy Little Stampers. I started by blending ‘ripe persimmon’ Distress Oxide onto a piece of white card, keeping it… Read More age not found…
Welcome to my crafty blog and a pretty spring pansy on today’s card. I’ve used Stampin’ Up!’s ‘pansy patch’ set (which has carried over into the new catalogue), inspired by the challenges at Inspired by, Festive Friday (I picked up yellow, black & enamel dots from their list) and Less is More I started with… Read More spring pansy
Hello everyone and welcome to the 900th post on this little blog! I can’t believe I’ve been sharing my crafting creations and thoughts for the last three years – thank you for sticking with me! Today’s card is a first outing this year for the ‘pansy’ dies from Stampin’ Up! I thought of these when… Read More 900!
Hello crafty friends. I’m back in my comfort zone today with plenty of stamping on this card (and a couple of masks, though!) A friend wanted a Mothering Sunday card for her mum (we’re celebrating it in the UK this weekend) so I went back to Stampin’ Up!’s ‘daffodil daydream’ set, which has done good… Read More Mothering Sunday daffs
Hello there. I’m back with a second card today, this time for the new challenge at As You See It. Heather’s come up with a brilliant theme this time – spring cleaning! The challenge is to use up your scrap stash – every crafter I know has got a box of bits & bobs, die… Read More As You See It spring cleaning challenge
Welcome to my crafty blog and our new theme over at Alphabet Challenge. This time it’s the letter Y and Billie has challenged us to come up with ‘something yummy’! I went back to ‘sweet citrus’ my new favourite Stampin’ Up! set, for some juicy oranges, which I’m also going to share with Happy Little… Read More Y for something yummy!
Welcome to my crafty blog and a simple sympathy card, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘forever fern’ set and CASE’d from a design I saw on Pinterest. I was inspired by the ‘gilded leaves’ theme at Inspired by and the green & gold palette at Color Hues was perfect. I started by stamping the sentiment from ‘peaceful… Read More gilded leaves
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve brought out the ‘framed florets’ set from Stampin’ Up!, which I haven’t used for a little while. The palette at Colour INKspiration immediately said ‘flowers’ to me and I took the layout from Freshly Made Sketches which I rotated. I’ve also picked up the embossing challenge from Can You… Read More flowers & wings
Welcome to my crafty blog on St David’s day! St David is the patron saint of Wales, so I just had to go with another card of daffodils, the Welsh national flower. It’s also the launch of the next challenge at Love to Craft – as always the theme is ‘anything goes’. I’m sharing it… Read More watercoloured daffodils
Hello crafty friends. I’m back today with one of my favourite Stampin’ Up! sets – ‘daffodil daydream’. It’s perfect for spring cards and so perfect for the new theme at Global Design Project. I based this card on the sketch at The Paper Players and picked up the CAS challenge of ‘colouring’ from Just Us… Read More daffodil birthday