Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card uses the same background colours as I did yesterday – I really liked the blend of them together and thought they worked well for beach colours. I’ve worked with three current challenges to produce this card. I took the layout from Freshly Made Sketches, but rotated it as… Read More love you to the beach and back
Welcome to my crafty blog. I made today’s card thinking about all those who are getting ready to graduate from university and moving on to new things. It uses a couple of stamp sets from Claritystamp – ‘dream’ from the feel good words sets, and one of the butterflies drawn by Cherry Green. I’ve combined… Read More dream big
Welcome to my crafty blog and my regular Sunday lookback through Claritystamp’s new design club. This week it’s the turn of the ‘lady’s mantle’ floral stamp, #93 from July 2014. I started with a piece of white card, trimmed down to fit on an A6 card blank. I inked up the stamp with Distress Oxides… Read More Claritystamp new design club lookback – lady’s mantle #93
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with masks again today (and not the facial type!) My new ‘city skylines’ masks from Claritystamp arrived last week and I wanted to do some more cards using the ‘riverside landscape reflection’ set as well, so you’ve got a two-for-one offer today on this little blog. Let’s… Read More more masking!
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card uses several stamps from Julie Hickey Designs, with the main feature being the daisy and leaves from her ‘fresh florals’ set. I thought it perfectly fitted the theme of ‘flower’ for the current challenge at Addicted to CAS. I started by blending Distress Oxides in ‘dried marigold’ and… Read More birthday daisy
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card uses one of my favourite stamps – this beautiful flower from Julie Hickey’s ‘be happy’ set. One of the great things about it is that you really don’t need anything else on the card, it has all the impact you need. I’ve used the colours from this week’s… Read More beautiful birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog, and another birthday card. Today I’ve used the ‘Sam’s shapes 1’ set from Claritystamp, which were designed by the brilliant Sam Crowe. This set has the diamond, jigsaw, oval and rectangle stamps, each of which has an outline and a matching infill. I first saw the set demo’ed at a… Read More scattered with diamonds…?
Welcome to my crafty blog. Regular readers will notice I’ve got a new layout – I updated the blog theme now I’ve got a bit braver with editing my site – hope you like it! Speaking of themes, you may well have spotted the one for today’s card…? Snow it is! As it happens, two… Read More And then there was snow!