violas

Welcome to my crafty blog and a cascade of spring violas. I love those little pansies – I’ve got a couple of pots of them on my decking and thought the colours from the current Colour INKspiration would work well on them. The layout for this card is from a new-to-me challenge over at Atlantic… Read More violas

relax…

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘in the moment’ set from Stampin’ Up! – I did an online class with Joanne James using it last month, but haven’t had it out since. It’s not my usual style, but a good opportunity to practice my colouring skills. I took inspiration from Time Out‘s ‘on vacation’… Read More relax…

flowers

Welcome to my crafty blog and some exciting news! I’m thrilled to have been invited to be guest designer at Just Us Girls challenge during May. Their new challenge launches today and the theme is ‘flowers’. I’ve gone for an abundance of blooms on this card, using several Stampin’ Up! sets and the colours from… Read More flowers

strawberry birthday

Hello crafty friends. We’re heading back into the strawberry season here in the UK, so I’ve brought the ‘sweet strawberry’ set from Stampin’ Up! out of retirement for today’s card. I’ve used the colours from the new challenge at Color Throwdown, together with several elements of the inspo list from Festive Friday – food, birthday,… Read More strawberry birthday

a little note

Hello there! I’ve got a very quick and simple card to share with you today, using the Stampin’ Up! ‘textures and frames’ set from last year’s Saleabration. I haven’t used it very much, but it came to mind when I saw the inspiration photo from Just Us Girls. I’ve also used the ‘one layer &… Read More a little note

thoughtful plants

Hello and welcome to my crafty blog. Today’s card features the ‘plentiful plants’ stamps and dies from Stampin’ Up!, inspired by Joanne’s sketch over at The Paper Players. I rotated the layout for my card (hope that’s OK, Joanne!) and used the colours from Just Add Ink‘s inspiration photo. I started by rubbing ‘pumice stone’… Read More thoughtful plants