Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m back in harness now after a week away staying in a Welsh farm cottage with nursing friends – we’ve celebrated 41 years this week since we all first met in London as baby student nurses! We’ve got a new challenge today at Alphabet Challenge and I’m thrilled to be… Read More L is for leaves
Welcome to my crafty blog and a new letter and theme over at Alphabet challenge. We’re up to K and Billie has chosen ‘kindness’ for this one – our cards need to include the word itself. It’s always exciting to see what my fellow design team members have made, but we love to see your… Read More K is for kindness
Welcome to my crafty blog and a new challenge over at the Alphabet challenge. It’s Caz’s turn to host – we’re now onto J and she’s challenged us to us ‘Just One Word’ on our cards this time. I’ve gone with a couple of Claritystamp’s sets (having taken inspiration from one of the ‘Moment of… Read More dream in blue
Welcome to my crafty blog and a new theme over at The Alphabet Challenge. We’re now up to ‘i’ in our alphabet and Dawn has chosen ‘insects’ for us. I decided to go with butterflies (after checking on the Zoological Society of London’s website that they really are insects – which they are!) Amazingly, there… Read More I is for insects
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s time for a new theme over at The Alphabet Challenge and we’re now up to the letter ‘H’. This week Debbie has asked us to include ‘happy’ in the sentiment, and I decided that Julie Hickey’s alphabet dies would be perfect. Before picking up the dies, though, I started… Read More h is for happy
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s time for a new challenge over at Alphabet – we’re up to G this time and Meg has asked us to use green or gold (can you guess which one I went for…?). I’ve gone for a quick and easy design with this card, as I’ve combined it with… Read More G is for green
Welcome to my crafty blog and our new theme at the Alphabet Challenge. This time it’s the letter F, and Lynda has opted for ‘furry friends’ as the subject. This ‘birdhouse garden’ set from Claritystamp is one of my all-time favourites and I thought it was about time I got it out again. I’ve actually… Read More furry friends…?
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s time for another challenge over at the Alphabet challenge blog and this week Helen has chosen ‘E for Easy Make’. Cards need to be a simple design, with minimal layers and no embellishments. I decided to go for a CAS (clean and simple) card as my design team contribution,… Read More easy does it
Welcome to my crafty blog and an announcement – I’ve been invited to join the design team for the Alphabet Challenge Blog! Huge thanks to Caz and the team for selecting me to join, and for the lovely warm welcome I’ve had. Today’s card is my first contribution for the Alphabet team for the new… Read More D is for dragon – and a design team!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I decided to have another play with Stampin’ Up!’s ‘a touch of ink’ set – I just love this little hummingbird. I picked up the colours from CAS Colours & Sketches, which are right in the middle of my favourite palette. The style was inspired by this week’s themes of… Read More hummingbird birthday