Hello again! A second card today – this one is for a friend to send her 3 year old grandson who’s a big fan of construction vehicles! I got a new set of stamps & dies for this one, ‘farming fun’ by Newton’s Nook, which are just brilliant. I took the layout from CAS Colours… Read More birthday digger
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m thrilled to say this is my first design team card for the Love to Craft challenge blog, hosted by my bloggy friend Leslie! The challenge runs for 6 weeks until August 15th and the theme is ‘anything goes’, so you’ve got plenty of time to plan what you’ll share… Read More twisted ribbon card
Hello crafty friends. Another Father’s Day card today, this one commissioned by a friend for their train loving dad. I’ve only got one stamp with a train on it (obvious shopping need there!), which is CI-404 from Crafty Individuals. I haven’t used it in ages (how often do I say that…?!), so it defintitely needed… Read More Dad’s train
Hello there. It’s time for a new letter at the Alphabet Challenge – we’re now on to E and Billie has chosen ’emboss’. You can opt for wet (heat) or dry embossing – I’ve gone with dry for this masculine card and also picked up the top row on The Paper Players‘ Tic-Tac-Toe grid. This… Read More E for emboss
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘daisy buttons’ stamp set from Julie Hickey designs and is inspired by the current challenges at Fusion and Less is More. I picked up the colours from Fusion’s photo to create a non-traditional rainbow panel on my card. I stamped one of the small ‘daisy buttons’ onto a… Read More pastel rainbow
Welcome to my crafty blog and the next letter in the Alphabet Challenge series. Today we’re on to D and my teammate Lynda has challenged us to used diecuts on our cards. I’ve gone for one of my favourite sets – ‘honey bee’ from Stampin’Up! (which is now retired) – my card features four die… Read More D is for die cuts
Hello crafty friends. I’ve made a start on cards for Father’s Day – the English cricket season started this month so this die from Tattered Lace seemed a good starting point. I’ve used the sketch from TGIF for the layout, and managed to pick up two sections of TicTacToe‘s grid as well! The top row… Read More hit for six!
Welcome to my crafty blog and a new theme over at the Alphabet Challenge. We’re on to the letter Y, and Helen has challenged us to use ‘your favourite colour combination’. Well this was a bit of a no-brainer for me, as I love blues and teals – they’re definitely my go-to shades when I… Read More Y is for your favourite colours
welcome to my crafty blog – I’m just getting back into back into the blogging habit after my holiday last week. There’s always so much to do when you get back from a week away! I have got a long list of cards that need making though, so today I got on with making my… Read More football birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog and another masculine birthday card. This one has got a movie theme (I know, I’ve already given it away!) courtesy of the current challenge over at Time Out so I’ve gone with one of my favourite films. It’s such an iconic movie and I knew this Mini image from an… Read More The Italian Job?