foiled flowers

Welcome to my crafty blog and a bit of a milestone – it’s my 600th post today since I started this little blogging journey just over two years ago! Thanks for sticking with me! It seemed appropriate to share a new technique with you to celebrate – I’ve succumbed and joined the world of foiling!… Read More foiled flowers

flowers & ferns

Hello there. I needed to make a card for friends who are getting married next month, and thought Julie Hickey’s ‘fresh florals’ would work well paired with the fern stencil. I’ve taken inspiration for the design from three current challenges, using stencilling & heat embossing from Just Add Ink‘s ‘choose two’, the colours from The… Read More flowers & ferns

flowers

Welcome to my crafty blog and some exciting news! I’m thrilled to have been invited to be guest designer at Just Us Girls challenge during May. Their new challenge launches today and the theme is ‘flowers’. I’ve gone for an abundance of blooms on this card, using several Stampin’ Up! sets and the colours from… Read More flowers

new home flowers

Hello crafty friends. I’m a bit late posting today – I’ve had a fab day over with friends planning an overseas trip (it’s very exciting!) Better late than never, tough, so here’s today’s offering to share with you. I immediately thought of Claritystamp’s ‘meadow flower spray’ when I saw the inspiration photo from The Card… Read More new home flowers

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

floral frame

Welcome to my crafty blog – today I’ve got a CAS card to share with you using one of the ‘floral frames’ stamps by Julie Hickey. I haven’t used these stamps for a while, but they came straight to mind when I saw the theme of ‘small and few’ over at AAA cards. I’ve coloured… Read More floral frame

best birthday

Hello crsafty friends. I’m back today with a card using the ‘friendly hello’ stamp set that I got in the last Stampin’ Up! Saleabration and so far hadn’t opened! I thought it would work well with the challenge from Inspire Create, who’ve asked us to CASE the card by Kate on their design team, together… Read More best birthday

snowdrop doodle

Welcome to my crafty blog and some more flowers from Claritystamp. This ‘snowflake doodle round’ set hasn’t surfaced for a while so I thought it deserved an outing, inspired by the challenges at Global Design Project and TGIF I started with the frameless ‘snowdrop doodle round’ stencil – I laid it on a square of… Read More snowdrop doodle