panoramic tree

Hello there. It’s a little while since I used one of the aperture dies from Claritystamp, and I thought that one of the panoramic scenes (this is the ‘one tree’) was ideal for the current theme of ‘bark’ over at Inkspirational. I’ve had a second go with the colour palette from Color Hues as well.… Read More panoramic tree

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

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

make a wish

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses a Claritystamp set that I’ve not had out for ages – the ‘make a wish’ three way overlay stamps. I thought of these when I saw the challenge of ‘simple stamping’ over at TGIF – apart from the backing of designer card, there is only stamping on this one.… Read More make a wish

butterfly curve

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing today with the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s monthly Craft Club – this lovely wave of butterflies. I’ve used the colours from Color Thowdown and the embossing theme from Just Us Girls. I’m also going to share it as a second card for Inkspirational‘s ‘curve’ challenge. I started… Read More butterfly curve

hot chocolate!

Hello crafty friends. Who doesn’t love a cup of hot chocolate? I decided to christen my ‘nothing’s better than’ stamp set from Stampin’ Up!, picking up the themes from the challenges at Inspired by and Inkspirational I attached a piece of brown polka dot paper form my stash to the front of an A6 card… Read More hot chocolate!