time to bloom

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘garden blooms’ set from Julie Hickey, which felt just right for a the beautiful sunny afternon we’ve had here. I’ve taken inspiration from a couple of current challenges – the colours (aqua, lime green & navy) are from Color Throwdown, paired with the theme of ‘no layers +… Read More time to bloom

strawberry birthday

Hello crafty friends. We’re heading back into the strawberry season here in the UK, so I’ve brought the ‘sweet strawberry’ set from Stampin’ Up! out of retirement for today’s card. I’ve used the colours from the new challenge at Color Throwdown, together with several elements of the inspo list from Festive Friday – food, birthday,… Read More strawberry birthday

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

puppy happiness

Hello there and welcome to another crafty blog. I’ve gone back to Claritystamp’s ‘riverside landscape’ masks for this card, which picks up the themes at Time Out and Festive Friday. You may not immediately think of an outdoor scene for ‘happiness is… a warm puppy’, but I’ve decided this is a beautiful warm summer’s evening… Read More puppy happiness