welcome to my crafty blog – I’m just getting back into back into the blogging habit after my holiday last week. There’s always so much to do when you get back from a week away! I have got a long list of cards that need making though, so today I got on with making my… Read More football birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog – I’m back in my comfort zone today with this floral birthday card, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘artistically inked’ stamp set. The Paper Players have got a tic tac toe board for their challenge this week, so I went straight down the left hand column with feminine-birthday-florals (thank you very much,… Read More happy birthday panel
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve just got a quick post this evening, with another clean & simple card, using WOW’s ‘confetti circle’ stencil. I’ve actually managed to combine three challenges for this card – Less is More have gone with a one layer card & spots, and I combined it with the colours in… Read More have a lovely day
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with Julie Hickey’s ‘birthday messages’ and ‘fresh florals’ stamps for this card, which is inspired by the challenges at CAS Colours & Sketches and Color Throwdown I’m back to one of my favourite techniques for this card – blending inks. I used Distress Oxides in ‘mowed lawn’… Read More birthday messages
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve had another play with Stampin’ Up!’s ‘Artistically Inked’ stamp set, this time just using the smaller individual stamps with the sketch from CAS Colours & Sketches and the colour palette from Color Throwdown. I haven’t used any of my WOW embossing powders for a while, so thought it was… Read More birthday roses
Welcome to my crafty blog and some more delicious strawberries! You’ve no doubt worked out by now that Stampin’ Up!’s ‘sweet strawberry’ set has become a firm favourite and it was an obvious choice when I saw the top row on Joanne’s grid for this week’s TicTacToe challenge. I’ve combined it with the colour scheme… Read More more strawberries!
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 still really hot here so I thought it would be good to have a cooling walk through some trees, after sitting in my hot little spare room/office all day! I’ve gone back to one of my favourite images – the ‘treescape’ from Claritystamp – and have used both… Read More double treescape
Hello friends and welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card features one of my favourite fruits – I do love a summertime bowl of English strawberries (and they’re also a ‘free’ food on the Slimming World programme!), so I knew immediately what I would use when I saw the latest theme over at Time Out… Read More sweet strawberries!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I recently did an online class with the brilliant Marion Emberson of Sugar and Spice Crafts, using the new stamps she’s designed for Julie Hickey Designs. The ‘Feather It’ set is completely different to anything I’ve got in my stash and I’ve fallen in love with it, so have kept… Read More a birthday feather