Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card uses another one of the fab stamp and die sets from Julie Hickey Designs – this time the ‘fresh florals’. I love the style of Julie’s stamps, they’re always so well drawn. I’ve used this week’s TicTacToe Challenge grid for my card – I went straight down the… Read More polka dot flowers
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m still trying to stay away from my favourite blues & pinks on cards, and today’s is a mixture of peachy tones and green. I’ve just got a couple of new shades of Distress Oxides, so thought they ought to have an outing. I’ve taken inspiration for this creation from… Read More periwinkle wishes
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve definitely managed to move away from my recent palette of blues & pinks with this card, using the new ‘Delightful Daisy’ stamp and die set from Julie Hickey Designs. I did a brilliant Facebook class with Julie last Friday using this and her other new daisy stamps, but for… Read More Delightful daisy
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card is definitely one for a cat lover! I’m very fond of them myself, but not sure I could cope with five in the house… I’ve been doign a lot of stamping recently, so thought it ws time I got some of my dies out again – these are… Read More A cat lover’s card
Welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card is a masculine one using Stampin’ Up! paper and an old Memory Box die. It’s a simple one to make (I don’t do difficult!), and could easily be adapted just by changing the papers. I took inspiration for the design from this week’s challenge over at Fab Friday… Read More Golden birthday
Welcome to my crafty blog. The weather here has been so miserable this week that I wanted to make a cheerful card to lift the mood (it hasn’t made the rain go away though!) I love the clean lines on this ‘friendship flower’ stamp and die set from Julie Hickey Designs, and picked up the… Read More Sending happy thoughts
I’m back again, this time with day 9 of my ’12 Dies of Clarity’ challenge, using ‘a bird in the hand’ aperture die that was September’s New Design Club from Claritystamp. This is yet another one that I haven’t used until now, and I was again grateful for the project sheet which had some design… Read More 12 Dies of Clarity – day 9 September’s ‘a bird in the hand’ aperture
My second blog today! This is the second part of day 1 of my 12 Days of Clarity personal challenge. This time I’m using the January die from the New Design Club – a hearty heart aperture. I decided to make a card ready for Valentine’s Day in February – let’s face it, it’s an… Read More 12 Dies of Clarity – day 1 hearty heart aperture die
Welcome to my crafty blog. Well, I spoke too soon! Although I had finished my Christmas cards (and they are now all in the post), I got a last minute commission for a card with snowflakes, so here it is. I’ve got a bit addicted to kraft and white cards, so I’m afraid I went… Read More Last snowflake?
Welcome to my crafty blog. Having thought I’d finished my Christmas cards, I had to produce a few more today, when I discovered that I can’t count and was several short in my stash! This card was inspired by the current challenge over at The Paper Players (http://thepaperplayers.blogspot.com/) using a technique from a recent class… Read More Snowflake blizzard!