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

blue birthday

Welcome to my crafty blog and a clean & simple masculine card using stamps and dies from Julie Hickey Designs. I’ve been thinking about how to use the layout from CAS Colours and Sketches and decided these banner sentiments were just right with a few die cut stars and the colours from As You See… Read More blue birthday

grace

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses a mixture of old and new stamps from Julie Hickey Designs – I always enjoy mixing things up. For this one I’ve used the sketch from Fusion and picked up the pink tulips in their photo. The colour scheme is thanks to Inspire.Create, who’ve challenged us to use black,… Read More grace

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