Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s time for another challenge over at the Alphabet challenge blog and this week Helen has chosen ‘E for Easy Make’. Cards need to be a simple design, with minimal layers and no embellishments. I decided to go for a CAS (clean and simple) card as my design team contribution,… Read More easy does it
Welcome to my crafty blog and a very excited post. Today’s card is the first I’ve ever been asked to contribute to a blog challenge as a guest member of a design team!! I was absolutely thrilled to be the featured guest stamper chosen last week by the Color Throwdown team, and so this card… Read More tranquility – and a guest DT slot!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I finally got round to using the March stamps from the Claritystamp craft club – my sister, my craft buddy & I have organised a monthly ‘Clarity crafternoon’ online so we encourage each other to use our stamps, and I love how we can produce such different outcomes from the… Read More reeds & insects
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m back with my second post today, and it’s my second die cut card this week as well! These are such great little dies from Claritystamp – they’re called ‘quarterettes’ as they come in a set of 4 and are each 1/4 of the size of Clarity’s regular dies. I… Read More comfort!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I used to love making daisy chains when I was small, and thought I’d go back to those days and make a card with one using Julie Hickey’s ‘sweet daisy’ stamp set. I decided to go for a bit of a different colourway, rather then the usual little white daisies… Read More daisy chain
Welcome to my crafty blog. Now at first glance, this card has got nothing to do with one of the challenges I’ve been inspired by, but this blog is nothing if not educational! So read on and let me explain… The design is inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge (https://freshlymadesketches.blogspot.com/), and the theme… Read More Robin in the snow
Welcome to my crafty blog. This is the first time I’ve ever posted twice in one day, and I’m now sharing the second card I made from a single die cut. Just to recap from my earlier blog, I started by heat embossing a piece of white card using the ‘Provencal’ shade from WOW embossing… Read More Christmas stag (part 2)