floral envelope

Welcome to my crafty blog and a birthday card in Christmas colours! I’ve used Julie Hickey’s ‘sent with love’ stamp as the focal point for this, inspired by the current theme at Festive Friday and the colours from TGIF challenges I started with the background, embossing a square of white card with the retired ‘pinewood… Read More floral envelope

magic of Christmas

Hello crafty friends. Today’s Christmas card uses Stampin’ Up!’s ‘merriest moments’ set again – a friend asked me to make this one for her daughter. I took the layout from Freshly Made Sketches (I rotated it to landscape format), and am also going to share it with Can You Handle The Pressure, Inspire.Create (anything goes)… Read More magic of Christmas

consume cookies…

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the very handy ‘nothing’s better than…’ set from Stampin’ Up!, which I thought of as soon as I saw the inspo list for the current Festive Friday challenge. I’ve picked up cookies, circle & square card from the list, which worked really well with the sketch from Atlantic Hearts… Read More consume cookies…

autumn leaves

Hello there – I’m back with an autumn birthday card today using the leaf die from Julie HIckey’s ‘delightful daisy’ set. I thought they’d work well with the layout from Freshly Made Sketches, picking up the right hand column from TicTacToe‘s grid. I’m also sharing it with Can You Handle The Pressure – I’ve embossed… Read More autumn leaves

wedding cake

Hello crafty friends. I managed to get some time today for an online crafting session wiht my sister – we were both using the ‘to have and to hold’ stamp from last month’s Claritystamp Craft Club. As always we produced very different cards! I used the sketch from Atlantic Hearts for my layout on this… Read More wedding cake

summer hat

Welcome to my crafty blog on a very hot evening here in the UK. You definitely need a hat on if you’re out in these temperatures, so I decided the photo over at Fusion was the perfect starting point. I’ve included the central row of birthday, flowers & sequins from TicTacToe‘s grid and the optional… Read More summer hat