Welcome to my crafty blog and an extra post today as we’ve got a new theme over at Alphabet Challenge. It’s now T and Caz has chosen ‘thank you’, which is very appropriate for this time of year. I’ve taken the opportunity to preview another new set from Stampin’ Up!, ‘sweet citrus’ which will be… Read More T for Thank You at Alphabet Challenge
Well here we are at Christmas Eve, so I thought we should have some stars shining brightly in the sky with the retired Stampin’ Up! ‘stars are shining’ set. I took the layout from Global Design Project and combined it with TGIF challenges‘ theme of ‘punches’. I mounted a square of the retired SU ‘gold… Read More Twinkle twinkle Christmas star
Hello crafty friends. Some more new goodies to share today, with a sneak peek at the ‘marigold moments’ set from Stampin’ Up! that will be available in the new mini catalogue next month. The flwoers are a two step stamp and it’s the most gorgeous image. I’ve taken a fairly loose interpretation of the current… Read More marigold thanks
Hello crafty friends. Well. I’m cracking on with thank you cards in anticipation of lots of lovely Christmas presents at the weekend! I kept this one nice and simple, inspired by the photo over at TGIF challenges I started by creating a frame on the front of a 5×5 card blank with one of Clarity’s… Read More colourful thanks
Hello crafty friends. Just a quick post this eveing, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘spruced up’ set once again with non-traditional colours. I’ve taken the palette from Global Design Project, linked with the theme from AAA Cards and added in a dash of Happy Little Stampers (without the optional stencilling) I stamped the two trees from the… Read More non-traditional trees!
Hello crafty friends and welcome to my second post today. This one has the new challenge at As You See It – it’s a bonus inspiration photo for the end of the year! Now my new Stampin’ Up! goodies have arrived ahead of the launch of the new mini catalogue in January and I went… Read More Inspiration photo at As You See It challenge
Welcome to my crafty blog and our next letter at Alphabet Challenge. We’re now on to S and Helen has chosen ‘snow’ as the theme – perfect for this time of year! CAS Colours & Sketches are celebrating their 500th challenge and have sent the task of making a seasonal card from any of the… Read More S for Snow at Alphabet Challenge
Hello crafty friends. I’m delighted to have been invited along as Guest Designer for the new challenge colours at Color Throwdown. It’s a beautiful palette of pink, ice blue and gold. I was inspired by the Christmas trees in the photo, so reach for Stampin’ Up!’s ‘spruced up’ set. The first step was to stamp… Read More Guest designer for Color Throwdown #723
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m still trying to get Christmas cards finished – I never seem to have enough despite trying to make them throughout the year! Today’s uses the retired ‘arrange a wreath’ set from Stampin’ Up!, inspired by the sketch at Inspire.Create and the photo at The Card Concept I started with… Read More Christmas wreaths
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!