time to bloom

Hello crafty friends. Today’s card uses the ‘garden blooms’ set from Julie Hickey, which felt just right for a the beautiful sunny afternon we’ve had here. I’ve taken inspiration from a couple of current challenges – the colours (aqua, lime green & navy) are from Color Throwdown, paired with the theme of ‘no layers +… Read More time to bloom

flowers & ferns

Hello there. I needed to make a card for friends who are getting married next month, and thought Julie Hickey’s ‘fresh florals’ would work well paired with the fern stencil. I’ve taken inspiration for the design from three current challenges, using stencilling & heat embossing from Just Add Ink‘s ‘choose two’, the colours from The… Read More flowers & ferns

friendship

Welcome to my crafty blog. I’m firmly back in my CAS comfort zone today with this card, using the ‘art nouveau landscape’ stamp from Claritystamp. I’ve picked up a couple of challenges in designing this card – the colours palette is from Global Design Project together with the theme of ‘friendship’ from Addicted to CAS… Read More friendship

floral frame

Welcome to my crafty blog – today I’ve got a CAS card to share with you using one of the ‘floral frames’ stamps by Julie Hickey. I haven’t used these stamps for a while, but they came straight to mind when I saw the theme of ‘small and few’ over at AAA cards. I’ve coloured… Read More floral frame

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

Easter cross

Hello crafty friends. I’m back today with another Easter card – trying to get myself well organised for next month! This one uses a couple of retired sets from Stampin’ Up! (‘hold onto hope’ and ‘gift of hope’) with the colour palette from the current challenge at TGIF. I started by stamping the wreath from… Read More Easter cross