Welcome to my crafty blog and some exciting news! I’ve been invited to join the design team over at Sparkles challenges and this is my first contribution. My team-mate Vickie has chosen ‘things with wings’ as this month’s theme – I went for the biplane from an old Stampin’ Up! set ‘sky is the limit’.… Read More things with wings
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 and another Father’s Day card. Stampin’ Up!’s ‘whiskey business’ set is so useful for masculine cards. I’ve picked up four challenges for this creation: the colours are from TGIF, the drink theme from The Paper Players and As You See It (both of whom have ‘beverage’ in their challenge), and… Read More straight up
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m sharing another Father’s Day card today – this one uses the new ‘horizon’ dies and co-ordinating paper from Stampin’ Up! I did an online class with Joanne James this morning using this set, and I’m now inspired! I’ve picked up a couple of challenges for this card, taking the… Read More Father’s day horizons
Hello crafty friends. I’ve made a start on cards for Father’s Day – the English cricket season started this month so this die from Tattered Lace seemed a good starting point. I’ve used the sketch from TGIF for the layout, and managed to pick up two sections of TicTacToe‘s grid as well! The top row… Read More hit for six!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m still busy with Father’s Day cards, so I can get them off in good time to the little community shop that’s selling some of my creations. I’m quite pleased with today’s offering as it’s used up several pieces of scrap card, so has gladdened my thrifty crafter heart! I… Read More best day ever
Welcome to my crafty blog and another Father’s Day card! My son has already bagged this one, as his dad a is fanatical amateur cricketer. It’s a bit of a mixture of products, but sometimes that can give you the best of all worlds! I started with the ‘cover drive’ die from Tattered Lace (that’s… Read More a cricket-mad dad
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m back with a couple more Father’s Day cards – I’m definitely on a roll with this! This first one uses a retired Stampin’ Up! set – ‘Sky’s the Limit’, which was one of the first SU sets I bought. I’ve hung onto it as it’s so useful for masculine… Read More you send me soaring
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been making a few more Father’s Day cards, which I’ll be sharing over the next few days, starting with this one using Stampin’ Up’s ‘Whiskey Business’ set. I bought this last year as it was perfect for a card I was asked to make, and it’s been carried over… Read More it’s a whiskey business!
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s Father’s Day next month (on 20th June), so I’ve started getting some cards made ready for sale. I’ve gone with Stampin’ Up!’s retired ‘glass half full’ set for this one – I think it works really well for masculine cards (although quite a few ladies I know are partial… Read More Father’s Day glass of wine