summer flowers

Hello crafty friends, and welcome to another card featuring die cuts – it does seem to be becoming a bit of theme for me! I’ve gone back to the ‘friendship flower’ dies from Julie Hickey Designs for this card, inspired by a few of this week’s challenges. The layout picks up the new sketch from… Read More summer flowers

lovely leaves

Hello crafty friends. I’m back with more of the new dies from Julie Hickey Designs – this time it’s the turn of the ‘lovely leaves’. I thought they’d work well (with a slight twist) for the current sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and the lovely pastel colours from Color Throwdown. It’s a bit of a… Read More lovely leaves

birthday hearts

Hello there. Just a quick post this evening with a birthday card using two of the profile dies from Julie Hickey Designs – they’re great for quick cards. I’ve picked up the ‘birthday’ theme from AAA cards, with the colours from Color Throwdown I blended Distress Oxides in ‘kitsch flamingo’ and ‘shaded lilac’ onto a… Read More birthday hearts

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

Z is for zigzags

Hello crafty friends. It’s time for another letter at the Alphabet Challenge – we’re up to Z and Caz has challenged us to use ‘zigzags’ on our creations. I’ve got a few patterned stencils from Claritystamp that I don’t really use very much, and remembered this chevron design that I thought would be perfect. I… Read More Z is for zigzags