straight up

Welcome to my crafty blog and another Father’s Day card. Stampin’ Up!’s ‘whiskey business’ set is so useful for masculine cards. I’ve picked up four challenges for this creation: the colours are from TGIF, the drink theme from The Paper Players and As You See It (both of whom have ‘beverage’ in their challenge), and… Read More straight up

blue birthday

Welcome to my crafty blog and a clean & simple masculine card using stamps and dies from Julie Hickey Designs. I’ve been thinking about how to use the layout from CAS Colours and Sketches and decided these banner sentiments were just right with a few die cut stars and the colours from As You See… Read More blue birthday

snowdrop

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with a new stamp today – the ‘snowdrop’ is the January Craft Club stamp from Claritystamp. I thought the colour palette from As You See It would work really well for this, and I’ve used the layout from Freshly Made Sketches I started with the background, and… Read More snowdrop

dandy diagonals

Hello crafty friends – today I’m sharing a birthday card using Julie Hickey’s ‘weathered wood’ designer paper and one of her sentiment circle stamps. I took the layout from the sketch over at As You See It, together with a couple of elements from Just Add Ink‘s ‘choose two’ theme (circle and twine) I started… Read More dandy diagonals