butterflies

Welcome to my crafty blog and a very CAS one layer card. I was inspired by AAA cards challenge to just use 1 of the 9 rectangle areas on a card front with butterflies – all the design has to sit within the rectangle. I’ve teamed it up with the ‘dots’ theme from Addicted to… Read More butterflies

Dad’s train

Hello crafty friends. Another Father’s Day card today, this one commissioned by a friend for their train loving dad. I’ve only got one stamp with a train on it (obvious shopping need there!), which is CI-404 from Crafty Individuals. I haven’t used it in ages (how often do I say that…?!), so it defintitely needed… Read More Dad’s train

lovely leaves

Hello crafty friends. I’m back with more of the new dies from Julie Hickey Designs – this time it’s the turn of the ‘lovely leaves’. I thought they’d work well (with a slight twist) for the current sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and the lovely pastel colours from Color Throwdown. It’s a bit of a… Read More lovely leaves

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

birthday hearts

Hello there. Just a quick post this evening with a birthday card using two of the profile dies from Julie Hickey Designs – they’re great for quick cards. I’ve picked up the ‘birthday’ theme from AAA cards, with the colours from Color Throwdown I blended Distress Oxides in ‘kitsch flamingo’ and ‘shaded lilac’ onto a… Read More birthday hearts

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