Welcome to my crafty blog. Just a quick share today as I’ve got a busy diary – I’ve gone back to one of my all-time favourite stamps from Clarity, ‘Tina’s floral spray’. I decided to go for a different look, keeping the flowers in relief and making the background the key focus for this one… Read More sunset flowers
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. I’ve got something a bit different to share with you today – I don’t normally leave my stamped images in black and white but I’ve used the challenge over at Global Design Project where this week’s project is to CASE (copy and selectively edit) the card designed by Emma. Part… Read More sending birthday wishes
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m firmly back in my comfort zone with this CAS (clean and simple) card today, using the ‘oriental vine’ stencil from Claritystamp and the colours from Less is More. There is a bit of a twist to this card, though, that has stretched me as this week’s challenge from Just… Read More many happy returns
Welcome to my crafty blog and another card using my new favourite stamps – the ‘pansy patch’ from Stampin’ Up! It’s been a busy day today, so just time for a quick post to share this one – I’ve gone for some of my favourite summer pansy colours as well. I started by embossing one… Read More summer pansies
Welcome to my crafty blog. Something a bit different today – my son’s friend asked me to make a 60th birthday card for his father, who is a big fan of scooters and the Mod subculture. I’ve gone for a fairly iconic feel for this card, and hopefully captured the style. I started by making… Read More a mod at 60!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been doing a bit more shopping and couldn’t wait to play with my new ‘pansy patch’ set that arrived from Stampin’ Up! this week. I’ve got lots of plans for this set – it will definitely be a keeper! I’ve taken inspiration for this card from a couple of… Read More patriotic pansies
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been busy making cards today for friends who have their birthdays this weekend – I can’t believe I left it all to the last minute though! Thank goodness for Julie Hickey’s alphabet dies and birthday stamps, which work so well for both male and female cards. I’ve got two… Read More happy happy birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today;s card features one of the new ‘florals for you’ stamps by Julie Hickey. I love the clean lines of Julie’s stamps, and her recent online class gave me lots of ideas for using them. I’ve based this card on two current blog challenges – the layout from Freshly Made… Read More tulips – a favourite spring flower
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card is a bit of a blast from the past – on several levels! Obviously dinosaurs are prehistoric, but I’ve used a old retired set from Stampin’ Up!, ‘no bones about it’, and it took me right back to when my eldest son was small and was obsessed with… Read More slugs, snails & puppydog tails… and dinosaurs!