pansies

Hello crafty friends. I’ve had a great afternoon at a craft class with Marion Emberson from Sugar & Spice – you’ll be seeing evidence of that class over the coming days, I’m sure, but in the meantime I went back to Stampin’ Up!’s ‘pansy’ dies for today’s card. I’ve taken the sketch from Atlantic Hearts… Read More pansies

violas

Welcome to my crafty blog and a cascade of spring violas. I love those little pansies – I’ve got a couple of pots of them on my decking and thought the colours from the current Colour INKspiration would work well on them. The layout for this card is from a new-to-me challenge over at Atlantic… Read More violas

flowers

Welcome to my crafty blog and some exciting news! I’m thrilled to have been invited to be guest designer at Just Us Girls challenge during May. Their new challenge launches today and the theme is ‘flowers’. I’ve gone for an abundance of blooms on this card, using several Stampin’ Up! sets and the colours from… Read More flowers

best birthday

Hello crsafty friends. I’m back today with a card using the ‘friendly hello’ stamp set that I got in the last Stampin’ Up! Saleabration and so far hadn’t opened! I thought it would work well with the challenge from Inspire Create, who’ve asked us to CASE the card by Kate on their design team, together… Read More best birthday

Easter blessings

Hello there. I’m sharing another Easter card today – this one uses a retired Stampin’ Up! set together with a current one. The ‘hold onto hope’ stamps and ‘cross of hope’ dies were some of the first SU products I bought, but they work beautifully with the textured stamp from ‘artistically inked’. I’ve used the… Read More Easter blessings

tulip windmill

Hello there – I’m back today with another card that is virtually all made from die cuts (I’m obviously getting into the swing of this now!) This one uses Stampin’ Up!’s ‘windmill’ and ‘tulips’ die. I CASE’d (copy & selectively edit) a layout I saw on SU’s website and used the current colour palette from… Read More tulip windmill