special day

Welcome to my crafty blog and a plethora of flowers today, thanks to Julie Hickey’s ‘daisy buttons’ and ‘floral buttons’ stamp sets. I’ve used the colours from Color Throwdown and the layout from Freshly Made Sketches for this card, teamed with the theme of ‘watercolouring’ from Inkspirational. I started by brushing ‘stormy sky’ Distress Oxide… Read More special day

birthday wishes

Hello there! I’m back with a masculine card today, using stamps, dies & papers from Julie Hickey Designs. I picked up the layout from Freshly Made Sketches and the colours from Color Throwdown – by happy coincidence, the ‘all weathered’ papers designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie had the three colours in them! I statred… Read More birthday wishes

birthday daisies

Hello there. I’m back with another card using the new ‘daisy buttons’ stamnp set from Julie Hickey Designs. I’ve stepped it up a little from yesterday’s offering, but it’s still basically a CAS design. I used the colours from Inspire.Create (well, the nearest I had as I don’t have the Stampin’ Up! ones), with the… Read More birthday daisies

leafy swirl

Welcome to my crafty blog, and another card ready for Mother’s Day next month. This time I’ve used Claritystamp’s ‘leafy swirl’ aperture die, with the colours from this week’s Color Throwdown. I took the layout from the current sketch at Freshly Made Sketches, plus one of my favourite techniques (blending brushes) thanks to TGIF challenges… Read More leafy swirl

snowdrop

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with a new stamp today – the ‘snowdrop’ is the January Craft Club stamp from Claritystamp. I thought the colour palette from As You See It would work really well for this, and I’ve used the layout from Freshly Made Sketches I started with the background, and… Read More snowdrop