Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve been playing with Julie Hickey’s ‘birthday messages’ and ‘fresh florals’ stamps for this card, which is inspired by the challenges at CAS Colours & Sketches and Color Throwdown I’m back to one of my favourite techniques for this card – blending inks. I used Distress Oxides in ‘mowed lawn’… Read More birthday messages
Welcome to my crafty blog and a quick post this evening for two reasons – first because I’m very late sharing this, and secondly because I forgot to take photos during the process! And it’s only Monday…! I’m playing along with two of this week’s challenges with this card. The layout is courtesy of the… Read More happy feathers!
Welcome to my crafty blog and another birthday card. This one uses the wonderful Julie Hickey’s ‘floral happiness’ stamp – I did an online class with Julie a couple of months ago using this set, which inspired this design together with the layout from this week’s Freshly Made Sketches. The fab colours are the current… Read More happy birthday wishes
Welcome to my craft blog, and a Christmas card in less than traditional colours! I was inspired by the challenge over at Inspired by – I love the idea of a tropical Santa, but didn’t have anything suitable in my stash so took the colours from the picture to use with Julie Hickey’s ‘holly jolly… Read More tropical Christmas?
Welcome to my crafty blog and a second post for today – it’s rained all afternoon so no chance of gardening and a great excuse for more crafting! I’ve had another play with the new ‘Feather It’ stamp set, designed by Marion Emberson for Julie Hickey designs and thought it would work well with this… Read More sending happy thoughts
Welcome to my crafty blog and another card using the versatile ‘birthday background’ stamp from Julie Hickey. As I said yesterday, I’ve got a few blog challenges to catch up with after my little break and this card ticks the boxes for two more of them. I took the layout from this week’s Global Design… Read More happy stripes
Welcome to my crafty blog – I’m back after a couple of days offline. Life got very busy and I just ran out of steam, but I’ve managed to have a lovely afternoon making cards with a friend so all is now good in my crafty world! I decided to make another early Christmas card… Read More holly joy
Welcome to my crafty blog – it’s still really hot here so I thought it would be good to have a cooling walk through some trees, after sitting in my hot little spare room/office all day! I’ve gone back to one of my favourite images – the ‘treescape’ from Claritystamp – and have used both… Read More double treescape
Welcome to my crafty blog. I recently did an online class with the brilliant Marion Emberson of Sugar and Spice Crafts, using the new stamps she’s designed for Julie Hickey Designs. The ‘Feather It’ set is completely different to anything I’ve got in my stash and I’ve fallen in love with it, so have kept… Read More a birthday feather
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s time for a new theme over at The Alphabet Challenge and we’re now up to the letter ‘H’. This week Debbie has asked us to include ‘happy’ in the sentiment, and I decided that Julie Hickey’s alphabet dies would be perfect. Before picking up the dies, though, I started… Read More h is for happy