sympathy ferns

Hello there. I’ve got a sympathy card to share with you today, using the ferns stencil & dies designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie Hickey Designs. I’ve actually used a technique I picked up from Hazel with the fern stencil as well, thanks to the current challenge at Just Add Ink (I’ve used foliage &… Read More sympathy ferns

summer garden

Hello crafty friends. Well, here we are at the start of another week and the sun’s still shining here in the UK. I decided to use another of my favourite Claritystamp sets today – the ‘birdhouse garden’. I took the layout from the sketch over at Global Design Project and the colours from TGIF, then… Read More summer garden

butterflies

Welcome to my crafty blog and a very CAS one layer card. I was inspired by AAA cards challenge to just use 1 of the 9 rectangle areas on a card front with butterflies – all the design has to sit within the rectangle. I’ve teamed it up with the ‘dots’ theme from Addicted to… Read More butterflies

Claritystamp craft club lookback – sing your song

Hello there! Having shared a brand new purchase yesterday, I’m back with my Sunday dip into Claritystamp’s Craft Club back issues and today it’s the ‘sing your song’ stamp from November 2020. This is such a cheerful little stamp! I started by stamping the bird & trees onto white card using ‘black soot’ Distress Oxide,… Read More Claritystamp craft club lookback – sing your song

lovely friend

Hello crafty friends. I’ve been playing with my gel plate and alcohol inks today, using the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s Craft Club thanks to the inspiration from Barbara Gray on the project sheet. I’ve incoproporated three challenges into this card: Festive Friday are celebrating National Best Friends Day (it’s on June 8th, if you didn’t… Read More lovely friend

starry birthday

Hello crafty friends. I haven’t used the ‘you’re a star’ dies designed by Hazel Eaton for Julie Hickey Designs for a ittle while, so time to share them again. I immediately thought of them when I saw the new sketch over at The Paper Players, and they give me a second offering for Inspire.Create‘s ‘masculine’… Read More starry birthday

stencil hearts

Hllo crafty friends. I’m back with a second card today, this time using the latest stencil from Claritystamp’s monthly craft club. I thought this would make a good design for a wedding card, especially with the gorgeous colours from Just Add Ink I strated by fixing the stencil onto a piece of smooth white card… Read More stencil hearts