grateful

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been meaning to get Clarity’s ‘chinese lantern spray’ stamp out for a while now and finally got round to it today, thanks to the inspiration from The Paper Players and The Card Concept. I know they’re not pumpkins, but they are orange! I started by stamping the background using… Read More grateful

lovely friend

Hello crafty friends. I’ve been playing with my gel plate and alcohol inks today, using the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s Craft Club thanks to the inspiration from Barbara Gray on the project sheet. I’ve incoproporated three challenges into this card: Festive Friday are celebrating National Best Friends Day (it’s on June 8th, if you didn’t… Read More lovely friend

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

Paris or die!

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card is a birthday card for my niece, who’s off to Paris with her sister this week to celebrate. I thought the colours from Just Add Ink were perfect for a French themed card, and the sketch from Fusion Card Challenge (which I rotated) worked well with Claritystamp’s Paris aperture die.… Read More Paris or die!

puppy happiness

Hello there and welcome to another crafty blog. I’ve gone back to Claritystamp’s ‘riverside landscape’ masks for this card, which picks up the themes at Time Out and Festive Friday. You may not immediately think of an outdoor scene for ‘happiness is… a warm puppy’, but I’ve decided this is a beautiful warm summer’s evening… Read More puppy happiness