Welcome to day 7 of my ’12 Days of Clarity’ personal challenge. Today I’m on to the ‘iron horse’ stamp from Claritystamp’s New Design Club in July. I really wasn’t sure how to use this stamp to start with, so did a bit of browsing on Pinterest and saw quite a few cards that had… Read More 12 Days of Clarity – day 7 July ‘iron horse’ stamp
Here we are on day 4 of my personal ’12 Days of Clarity’ challenge, to use all the 2020 Claritystamp New Design Club stamps. April’s was a ‘marvellous macaw’, and another that hadn’t yet seen the light of day on my craft table! I have to say, now I’ve used it I really like it… Read More 12 Days of Clarity – day 4 April ‘marvellous macaw’
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s been a busy week, with not much time for crafting, but I found some time this afternoon to make a birthday card for a friend. I do seem to have a few birthdays to celebrate over Christmas and New Year. I used Julie Hickey’s ‘daisy medley’ and ‘fresh florals’… Read More Daisy Medley
Welcome to my crafty blog. Now at first glance, this card has got nothing to do with one of the challenges I’ve been inspired by, but this blog is nothing if not educational! So read on and let me explain… The design is inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketches challenge (https://freshlymadesketches.blogspot.com/), and the theme… Read More Robin in the snow
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m back to birthday cards at the moment, and thought this one really picked up some of the colours in the beautiful afternoon sunsets we’ve had over the last few days, thanks to some autumn sunshine. I’ve used some of the gorgeous Claritystamp designer paper, with their ‘Meadow Grasses’ stamps… Read More Meadow grasses
Welcome to my crafty blog. I’ve had a bit of a break from making Christmas cards, and turned to a birthday card for today’s offering. I’ve used the ‘Be Happy’ stamps by Julie Hickey, inspired by the colours in this week’s Color Throwdown challenge (https://colorthrowdown.blogspot.com/) I started by stamping the large half sunflower and watercolouring… Read More It’s your day!
Welcome to my crafty blog. It’s Remembrance Sunday here in the UK, although many of the usual services and parades that would mark the day have not been able to take place. The poppy is still standing as the symbol of remembrance, though – they are the flowers which grew on the battlefields after World… Read More Remembrance poppies
Welcome to my crafty blog. I was asked by a friend to make a Christmas card with robins for her mum, and so went for this stamp and wreath from Claritystamp. I started with the ‘Olive branch’ stencil, which is one of Clarity’s Christmas wreaths set. I first ran it through my Gemini to emboss… Read More Robins wreath