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


Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card is a bit of a departure from my usual style, with the ‘chunky vintage car tag’ stamp from Crafty Individuals as the focal point. The starting point for this card was the current challenge of ‘very vintage’ over at TGIF, coupled with the sketch from As You See… Read More vintage

Happy bird-day

Welcome to my crafty blog. Today I’m sharing a birthday card I made for a friend who’s a keen birdwatcher. I recently got this lovely ‘four little songbirds’ stamp from Crafty Individuals (CI-184), so used it to make this simple card. I started by stamping the songbirds in black onto a piece of Claritystamp’s ‘Amazonia’… Read More Happy bird-day

Silent Night

Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card picks up the title of one of the best loved Christmas carols. Despite singing it every year, I knew very little about it’s history, so did a quick bit of research on the BBC website. ‘Silent Night’ originates from Germany and was first performed on Christmas Eve, 1818.… Read More Silent Night