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

grace

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses a mixture of old and new stamps from Julie Hickey Designs – I always enjoy mixing things up. For this one I’ve used the sketch from Fusion and picked up the pink tulips in their photo. The colour scheme is thanks to Inspire.Create, who’ve challenged us to use black,… Read More grace

thoughtful plants

Hello and welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card features the ‘plentiful plants’ stamps and dies from Stampin’ Up!, inspired by Joanne’s sketch over at The Paper Players. I rotated the layout for my card (hope that’s OK, Joanne!) and used the colours from Just Add Ink‘s inspiration photo. I started by rubbing ‘pumice stone’… Read More thoughtful plants

leafy joy

Hello crafty friends. It’s another quick Christmas card today, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘merriest moments’ stamps again with the ‘wintry’ embossing folder. This one has been inspired by the photo and sketch over at Fusion I started by making an A6 card blank from a piece of dark silver card. I then embossed a piece of… Read More leafy joy