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

pink blooms

Welcome to my crafty blog and another card using one of the new stamp sets from Julie Hickey Designs – the ‘floral blooms’. It’s personalised, as my son wanted a card to give a colleague who’s retiring from work. I’m rubbish at starting from a blank card, so took inspiration from a couple of designs… Read More pink blooms

birthday wishes

Hello there! I’m back with a masculine card today, using stamps, dies & papers from Julie Hickey Designs. I picked up the layout from Freshly Made Sketches and the colours from Color Throwdown – by happy coincidence, the ‘all weathered’ papers designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie had the three colours in them! I statred… Read More birthday wishes

spring garden

Welcome to my crafty blog and another of the new stamps from Julie Hickey Designs – the ‘garden blooms’. I thought of these when I saw the inspiration photo and colours from The Card Concept (especially the pattern on the wellies), and teamed that with the sketch from Fusion (which I rotated) and the theme… Read More spring garden

birthday daisies

Hello there. I’m back with another card using the new ‘daisy buttons’ stamnp set from Julie Hickey Designs. I’ve stepped it up a little from yesterday’s offering, but it’s still basically a CAS design. I used the colours from Inspire.Create (well, the nearest I had as I don’t have the Stampin’ Up! ones), with the… Read More birthday daisies