Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m delighted to have been invited to be guest designer for the new TicTacToe challenge launching today! I decided to take the top row of butterfly, die cuts & sentiment for my card, although looking at the grid again the diagonal from top left also fits (butterfly, free & floral).… Read More TicTacToe guest designer!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing wiht another stamp I picked up at Clarity’s OPen Day earlier this month – the small floral spray. I’ve already got this in the A5 size, and those of you who’ve been on this journey wiht me for a while will know that it’s one of my… Read More floral spray congrats
Hello there! I needed a new baby congratulations card today for a friend who’s got a new granddaughter, so headed for the ‘adorable baby’ set from Claritystamp – love this little romper suit! I’ve based my design on this week’s Global Design Project, where the challenge is to CASE (copy and selectively edit) Krista’s card.… Read More new baby
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card is a bit more full on than my usual style, thanks to the challenge at TGIF, where the team have given us the cover photo from the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue as our starting point. I decided to CASE (copy and selectively edit) it, using the ‘Artistically Inked’ set. I’ve… Read More floral congratulations
Hello crafty friends. I’m back with another wedding card today, this time using Claritystamp’s ‘the happy couple’ die. I’ve stepped it up a bit, thanks to the inspiration list from Festive Friday – I’ve picked up birds, trees, green and blue on the card. I started with a couple of pieces of Clarity’s designer paper… Read More the happy couple
Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses Stampin’ Up!’s ‘birds and branches’ set, which I always think is great for a slightly different new baby/ baby shower card. I’ve used it quite a few times in various ways and thought of it again when I saw the theme of ‘new’ for the current challenge at Time… Read More new life
Hello crafty friends. Well I’m back in my comfort zone today with a return to stamping, after stretching myself with lots of die cutting over the last couple of weeks! Lots of the challenge blogs are back in business as well after the Christmas break and I’ve managed to combine two in this card. The… Read More back to stamping!
Welcome to my second post of the day and another card using the ‘paisley’ stamp from September’s Claritystamp Craft Club. I’ve gone with another all-over background pattern, but this time have mixed it up with stamps from the ‘Holland buttons’ set. I started with a piece of Clarity’s ‘Rainbow River’ designer paper (turned to the… Read More paisley pattern
Welcome to my crafty blog and the next in my Sunday journey back through Claritystamp’s new design club. I’m now up to July 2015, which was this sweet elephant heart. I have to confess that I hadn’t used this stamp since I got it, but thought it would make a great wedding or engagement card.… Read More Claritystamp new design club lookback – elephants #105
Welcome to my crafty blog – and a specially warm welcome to the new folk who are now following my ramblings. I’ve now got just over 100 followers on my crafty musings, which is incredible considering this is just a little hobby blog on my crafty journey – thank you all for coming along with… Read More congratulations!