bloom

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘daisy blooms’ stamps from Julie Hickey Designs – I’ve gone for a coloured card base, which I don’t do very often, thanks to the new palette over at CAS Colours & Sketches. I’ve picked up the ‘green thumb’ theme from The Paper Players and ’emboss’ from Less is… Read More bloom

starry birthday

Hello crafty friends. I haven’t used the ‘you’re a star’ dies designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie Hickey Designs for a ittle while, so time to share them again. I immediately thought of them when I saw the new sketch over at The Paper Players, and they give me a second offering for Inspire.Create‘s ‘masculine’… Read More starry birthday

time to bloom

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘garden blooms’ set from Julie Hickey, which felt just right for a the beautiful sunny afternon we’ve had here. I’ve taken inspiration from a couple of current challenges – the colours (aqua, lime green & navy) are from Color Throwdown, paired with the theme of ‘no layers +… Read More time to bloom

flowers & ferns

Hello there. I needed to make a card for friends who are getting married next month, and thought Julie Hickey’s ‘fresh florals’ would work well paired with the fern stencil. I’ve taken inspiration for the design from three current challenges, using stencilling & heat embossing from Just Add Ink‘s ‘choose two’, the colours from The… Read More flowers & ferns