Welcome to my craft blog and our new theme at Sparkles challenges. I’m in my happy place with this one, as Helen has chose CAS (clean and simple) for this month. It gave me a good reason to play with my new little set of ‘celebrate your day flowers’ by Tina Cox for Clarity’s KISS… Read More Sparkles challenge – CAS
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s still too cold here in the UK for butterflies to be making an appearance, so I’ve settled for the ones designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie Hickey Designs instead. I’ve sat them on the ‘circle medley’ stamp to reflect the sketch at Freshly Made Sketches and picked up two… Read More butterflies two ways
Hello crafty friends and welcome to my Sunday trip back into Claritystamp’s Craft Club. This time it’s the turn of the ‘patterned circles’ die from May 2021. I thought it would work well with the sketch from Just Add Ink and incorporated the colour theme from Seize the Birthday, adding in grey as my third… Read More Clarity Craft Club lookback – patterned circles die
Welcome to my crafty blog and a very CAS card using the ‘buttercup doodles’ stamp set from Clarity Crafts’ KISS range. I stripped the design right back on this one (no ink blending or enamel dots in sight!) using the sketch from Global Design Project. I lifted the ‘circles’ theme from AAA cards and the… Read More doodle circles
Hello crafty friends. I’m back with another card using ‘Hazel’s butterfly’ from Julie Hickey Designs, this time teamed with the ‘circles medley’ stamp. I decided to go with the colour palette from Color Throwdown and the layout from Freshly Made Sketches I started by stamping the circles in ‘watering can’ Archival ink across the top… Read More butterfly gold
Hello crafty friends. Welcome to another of my creations, which uses stamps and dies from Julie Hickey designs – ‘all about the boys’ stamps set designed by the brilliant Hazel Eaton, with the ‘happy’ and circle frames dies. I picked up a couple of inspiration challenges for this one – As You See It has… Read More just happy
Welcome to my crafty blog, and a clean and simple card inspired by a couple of this week’s blog challenges. I’ve picked up the lovely rich colours from The Paper Players and teamed them with Cecile’s design from Freshly Made Sketches I started with a piece of A6 card and stamped the circle from Stampin’… Read More feel better soon
Welcome to my crafty blog. A bit of a change from my usual style today – although not too far out of my comfort zone. I’ve gone for what Barbara Gray calls ‘clean grunge’, after watching the launch of Clarity’s new ‘grunge elements’ stamp sets on TV yesterday. I thought I’d have a go at… Read More ‘clean’ grunge!