Hello there and welcome to the last of my 12 Days of Clarity challenge to close the 12 days of Christmas. The ‘Happy New Year’ stamps from December’s Craft Club arrived just before Christmas and I’ve only just got round to playing with them. I started by cutting one of the circle ‘frame-it aperture’ dies… Read More 12 Days of Clarity 2022 – Happy New Year
Well here we are at Christmas Eve, so I thought we should have some stars shining brightly in the sky with the retired Stampin’ Up! ‘stars are shining’ set. I took the layout from Global Design Project and combined it with TGIF challenges‘ theme of ‘punches’. I mounted a square of the retired SU ‘gold… Read More Twinkle twinkle Christmas star
Hello crafty friends. Just a quick post this eveing, using Stampin’ Up!’s ‘spruced up’ set once again with non-traditional colours. I’ve taken the palette from Global Design Project, linked with the theme from AAA Cards and added in a dash of Happy Little Stampers (without the optional stencilling) I stamped the two trees from the… Read More non-traditional trees!
Hello crafty friends. Bit of a change of theme on today’s card – I’ve got a few Jewish friends so needed some Hannukah cards to send them, as it begins on 18th December. I’ve used Stampin’ Up!’s ‘Eden’s Garden’ stamps, taking the colours from Color Throwdown and inspiration from the designer’s card at Global Design… Read More Happy Hanukkah!
Hello crafty friends. I’m back to Christmas cards today, this time a card for a friend to give her son & his girlfriend using the ‘Christmas jumper’ stamp set from Clarity. All the work on this card is in the masking & stamping on the jumpers, but it’s worth it! I started with the background… Read More Christmas jumpers
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with Julie Hickey’s foilable die cuts again, this time with a wreath from her ‘Festive’ set. I’ve taken the colours from CAS Colours & Sketches, which might not be an abvious choice at first glance but it is possible to get poinsettia with green/cream bracts! I used… Read More Christmas wreath
Hello there crafty friends. We’ve got a new letter over at Alphabet Challenge today, and Melanie has chosen Quilt as the theme for Q. I got this ‘quilting’ die from A Pocket Full of Happiness a while ago, so it was the obvious choice for today’s card. I’ve used the colours from Global Design Project… Read More Q for Quilt at Alphabet Challenge
Hello crafty friends. I’m on a real roll now with Christmas cards and today it’s the turn of Clarity’s ‘gnomes and billboards’ to take centre stage. I’ve combined a few challenges into this one: I based the layout on Stesha’s card at Global Design Project, using the colours from Color Hues and obviously included the… Read More Christmas gnomes
Hello there. Today’s card is another one on the road to Christmas, but this time I’ve gone for less traditional colours, using the palette from CAS Colours & Sketches. I love the look of this border stamp designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie Hickey Designs, which nicely picks up the ‘trees’ theme from Global Design… Read More Christmas border
Hello crafty friends. After using brand new stamps in my last two posts, I’m back with some old favourites today from Clarity Crafts. I’ve picked up a couple of challenges for this card, using the sketch from Global Design Project and the ‘thankful’ theme from Time Out I started with an A6 card blank and… Read More thankful blackbird