When you become a demonstrator for Stampin’ Up! you get to personally build your own starter kit. The only problem is, there is so much choice. I wanted to pick items that I loved, because I knew that way I would use them more, but I also wanted to choose items that were truly versatile,… Read More Jar of Love
Crafting can be a costly hobby, it can be so tempting to buy into all of the latest trends, mediums and tools. It can sometimes be overwhelming – like being a kid in a sweet shop. Where do you start when you have so much to choose from? The key for me is to keep… Read More Stamps with versatility
Let us celebrate new things. I have recently rediscovered my crafting mojo. I have been lucky enough to be introduced to Stampin’ Up! a global company that I knew very little about. I have come across a fabulous product and a community of people who love crafting and sharing. I placed my first order and… Read More Let us celebrate: a new adventure
Hi there! Sharing a quick card today to take part in the CASology 5 year anniversary celebrations where the cue word is “balloon” I have used the fabulous Balloon Celebration stamp set from Stampin Up! I used the reverse side of the small balloon stamp from the set to stamp the solid images using Stampin… Read More CASology 5 year anniversary!
Hi there! My new craft room is nearly complete and I am beginning to get more organised! Most importantly I have managed to regain access to my supplies and find some time to craft – at last! I am entering this card into the Muse Card Challenge, using this adorable card created by Kim Heggins:… Read More Muse Challenge #222, Simon Says Anything Goes
I’ve been AWOL again, I know… My little family has moved home and I have been without a craft room for a considerable amount of time. Worse in fact, my craft supplies have been boxed up and inaccessible for months. I still don’t have a craft room, but now we have moved I have slowly… Read More MFT sketch challenge #305
Wow, how did it get to be April already? Time is flying. I have been a little naughty and treated myself to a couple of new stamp sets from the My Favourite Things April release. They arrived today and I love them so much I needed to play straight away. I have used the sketch… Read More Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, MFT Sketch Challenge, Seven Hills April Colour Challenge.
Running tight against the deadline again so super quick post. Time Out Challenge is to use the phrase “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water” by Eleanor Roosevelt. I have used the sketch from MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge as a starting point:… Read More CASology #191, Time Out Challenges #53, MFT Sketch Challenge
Hi there! So excited to be sharing this card today which is a guest design spot for The Challenge which I was asked to do after winning a previous challenge which you can check out here. The inspiration for this week’s challenge was this sketch: I had lots of ideas for this sketch and had… Read More The Challenge #67 Guest Design Spot
I came across a new to me card challenge: The Challenge whilst looking at the My Papercraft World blog where the incredibly talented Anita is the featured designer for this month. The inspiration photo is a knock-out and I knew I wanted to participate straight away. I focussed on those beautiful blooms with their vibrant pink petals and… Read More The Challenge #65 and Uniko challenge #30