I thought I’d share a card today that I was asked to make for someone celebrating their 80th birthday. I’ve used Julie Hickey’s ‘beautiful blooms’ dies again but this time, rather than the small graphic daisies, I’ve gone for the larger flowers. I used the sketch from Global Design Project and the new 2022 Stampin’… Read More 80th birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog and another card using one of the new stamp sets from Julie Hickey Designs – the ‘floral blooms’. It’s personalised, as my son wanted a card to give a colleague who’s retiring from work. I’m rubbish at starting from a blank card, so took inspiration from a couple of designs… Read More pink blooms
Hello crafty friends. It’s day 5 of my 12 Dies of Clarity challenge so today I have the ‘patterned circles’ die from May’s Clarity Craft Club. I really liked this when it arrived, but have to confess I hadn’t used it so far (how many crafters say that…?!). I was only going to make one… Read More 12 dies of Clarity day 5 – patterned circles
Welcome to my crafty blog and a quick post this evening for two reasons – first because I’m very late sharing this, and secondly because I forgot to take photos during the process! And it’s only Monday…! I’m playing along with two of this week’s challenges with this card. The layout is courtesy of the… Read More happy feathers!
Welcome to my crafty blog and another card using the versatile ‘birthday background’ stamp from Julie Hickey. As I said yesterday, I’ve got a few blog challenges to catch up with after my little break and this card ticks the boxes for two more of them. I took the layout from this week’s Global Design… Read More happy stripes
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. I’m still busy with Father’s Day cards, so I can get them off in good time to the little community shop that’s selling some of my creations. I’m quite pleased with today’s offering as it’s used up several pieces of scrap card, so has gladdened my thrifty crafter heart! I… Read More best day ever