Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card is looking ahead to summer (I know spring’s only just arrived in the UK!) but I couldn’t resist these beautiful butterflies from Julie Hickey’s ‘layering flutterbies’ set. They come with co-ordinating dies, but I’ve chosen to use just the largest and smallest of the butterfly stamps. I wouldn’t… Read More flutterbies!
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card used the fab ‘fresh florals’ stamps and dies from Julie Hickey Designs – I love the clean fresh lines of the stamps. I’ve taken inspiration from two current blog challenges (I’m getting better at combining them). The theme at Just Add Ink is ‘shades of green’, and I… Read More shades of green
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing again with the lovely ‘sweet daisy’ stamp set from Julie Hickey Designs – I just love the clean, graphic style of these stamps. Today’s card picks up inspiration from a couple of blog challenges – the colours are from Color Throwdown and the design reflects the layout… Read More a daisy triplet
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s been a bit of a busy day today, so I’ve just got a quick card to share with you. I was inspired by the fab Julie Hickey – I joined her Facebook live class last week, which was about making your own stencils using dies. I didn’t have any… Read More starry birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card uses another one of the fab stamp and die sets from Julie Hickey Designs – this time the ‘fresh florals’. I love the style of Julie’s stamps, they’re always so well drawn. I’ve used this week’s TicTacToe Challenge grid for my card – I went straight down the… Read More polka dot flowers
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve definitely managed to move away from my recent palette of blues & pinks with this card, using the new ‘Delightful Daisy’ stamp and die set from Julie Hickey Designs. I did a brilliant Facebook class with Julie last Friday using this and her other new daisy stamps, but for… Read More Delightful daisy
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve just got the brand new daisies stamp sets from Julie Hickey Designs, and couldn’t wait to have a play with them. This is the ‘sweet daisies’ set – I love how fresh these images are. I’ve taken the colour scheme from this week’s challenge over at Fab Friday –… Read More Sweet daisies
Welcome to my crafty blog. The weather here has been so miserable this week that I wanted to make a cheerful card to lift the mood (it hasn’t made the rain go away though!) I love the clean lines on this ‘friendship flower’ stamp and die set from Julie Hickey Designs, and picked up the… Read More Sending happy thoughts
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today I’m sharing a birthday card I made for a friend who’s a keen birdwatcher. I recently got this lovely ‘four little songbirds’ stamp from Crafty Individuals (CI-184), so used it to make this simple card. I started by stamping the songbirds in black onto a piece of Claritystamp’s ‘Amazonia’… Read More Happy bird-day
Welcome to my crafty blog. Well, I spoke too soon! Although I had finished my Christmas cards (and they are now all in the post), I got a last minute commission for a card with snowflakes, so here it is. I’ve got a bit addicted to kraft and white cards, so I’m afraid I went… Read More Last snowflake?