Hello everyone and welcome to the 900th post on this little blog! I can’t believe I’ve been sharing my crafting creations and thoughts for the last three years – thank you for sticking with me! Today’s card is a first outing this year for the ‘pansy’ dies from Stampin’ Up! I thought of these when… Read More 900!
Welceom to my crafty blog and a rainbow of flowers courtesy of the ‘fresh florals’ stamps & dies by Julie Hickey Designs. I was inspired by one of Julie’s own cards, picking up the ‘rainbow’ theme from both Just Us Girls and Can You Handle The Pressure I started with a piece of watercolour card… Read More floral rainbow
Hello there. I’m back with a second card today, this time for the new challenge at As You See It. Heather’s come up with a brilliant theme this time – spring cleaning! The challenge is to use up your scrap stash – every crafter I know has got a box of bits & bobs, die… Read More As You See It spring cleaning challenge
Welcome to my crafty blog and our new theme over at Alphabet Challenge. This time it’s the letter Y and Billie has challenged us to come up with ‘something yummy’! I went back to ‘sweet citrus’ my new favourite Stampin’ Up! set, for some juicy oranges, which I’m also going to share with Happy Little… Read More Y for something yummy!
Welcome to my crafty blog and a simple sympathy card, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘forever fern’ set and CASE’d from a design I saw on Pinterest. I was inspired by the ‘gilded leaves’ theme at Inspired by and the green & gold palette at Color Hues was perfect. I started by stamping the sentiment from ‘peaceful… Read More gilded leaves
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve brought out the ‘framed florets’ set from Stampin’ Up!, which I haven’t used for a little while. The palette at Colour INKspiration immediately said ‘flowers’ to me and I took the layout from Freshly Made Sketches which I rotated. I’ve also picked up the embossing challenge from Can You… Read More flowers & wings
Welcome to my crafty blog on St David’s day! St David is the patron saint of Wales, so I just had to go with another card of daffodils, the Welsh national flower. It’s also the launch of the next challenge at Love to Craft – as always the theme is ‘anything goes’. I’m sharing it… Read More watercoloured daffodils
Welcome to my crafty blog and another outing for Stampin’ Up!’s ‘sweet citrus’ set. It was the obvious choice for me when I saw the colours at Color Hues – what else was I going to use for ‘lime’? I paired it with the sketch at CAS Colours & Sketches Not too much to talk… Read More limes!
Hello there! I’m back with a second post today for our new challenge at As You See It. We’ve got a recipe for you this time, created by Heather – you need to include all the elements in your card. I’ve also included the elements on the right hand diagonal from TicTacToe‘s new grid –… Read More As You See It recipe challenge with beautiful blooms
Welcome to my crafty blog and a spring card featuring a host of daffodils. I’ve had this paper from the retired Stampin’ Up! ‘daffodil afternoon’ set for some time and struggled to think how to use it. The solution is just to let the paper speak for itself, which I thought I could do with… Read More a host of daffodils