Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses a Claritystamp set that I’ve been meaning to get out again for some time – Tina’s doodle flowers. It’s got lots of little elements in it, and those birds are just so cute! I thought it would work well with the colours from the new challenge at Color Throwdown,… Read More happy birday!
Welcome to my crafty blog and a second post of the day! I made this card and scheduled this post a couple of days ago, and it feels that so much has changed in that short time with the death of HM The Queen yesterday. Despite that, I’m thrilled to have been invited to join… Read More speedy pumpkins!
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m trying to get back into my routine after all my trips away over the last month, so have resumed my Sunday sojourns back through Claritystamp’s Craft Club. Today it’s the turn of the lotus flower stamp from June 2021. I started by creating the background with the large rectangle… Read More Claritystamp Craft Club lookback – lotus flower
Welcome to my crafty blog and a first outing for the new gnome stamps and dies from Claritystamp. I just love these little chaps! I’ve taken the layout from CAS Colours & Sketches‘ current sketch and gone for a less than traditional Christmas colour scheme using the palette from Color Throwdown. The ‘festive’ theme from… Read More festive gnomes
Hello crafty friends. Well I’m back after another short break away and thought I ought to make use of the ‘wheelbarrow’ from last month’s Claritystamp Craft Club, not least because this month’s is due to drop through my letterbox any day now! The first step was to stamp the image in black onto a square… Read More leafy wheelbarrow
Welcome to my crafty blog and the new theme over at the Alphabet Challenge. We’re now on to J and Caz has gone with ‘juvenile’, which means relating to young people. I need some more new baby cards, so thought that would fit the bill. I do love this Noah’s Ark image from the retired… Read More J for Juvenile
Hello crafty friends. I’m back with another generic card today, this time using one of the Cherry Green ‘butterflies & moths’ from Claritystamp. I’ve taken the sketch from Atlantic Hearts and teamed it with the colours from CAS Colours & Sketches and the ‘butterfly’ theme from Less is More So I started with a piece… Read More butterfly note
Hello again! A second card today – this one is for a friend to send her 3 year old grandson who’s a big fan of construction vehicles! I got a new set of stamps & dies for this one, ‘farming fun’ by Newton’s Nook, which are just brilliant. I took the layout from CAS Colours… Read More birthday digger
Welcome to my crafty blog and my Sunday dip back into Claritystamp’s Craft Club. I’m now up to March 2021, which was the ‘reeds & insects’ stamp set. I started by stamping the reeds onto a small square of card using ‘potting soil’ Archival ink. I added a sun using a small circle mask and… Read More Claritystamp craft club lookback – reeds & insects
So it’s Sunday again and the next in my series travelling back through Claritystamp’s craft club. Today it’s the ‘hummingbird & blossom’ set from February 2021. I decided to go with the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and the lovely colours from Color Throwdown. I also incorporated Inkspirational‘s theme of ‘precious’ – more about that… Read More Claritystamp craft club lookback – hummingbird & blossom