I have always loved gift wrap and since I have started stamping, I have tried to make my own, to try to personalise it to that person, or to match it to the card I have made for them. My lovely niece has a birthday coming up, and she has just attended her first Brentford… Read More Dragonfly Dreams card and gift wrap
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!
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.
Need to keep this short to make sure I meet the deadline! I would like to enter this into the Muse Card Challenge where this beautiful card by Michele Ferguson is our inspiration piece: and also into the ColourQ challenge which is to use this stunning palette: Michele’s card is so clean and crisp with that perfect… Read More Muse#156 ColourQ#332
My final post for this evening is to enter the Time Out Challenge where the fantastically talented and kind Anita from Mypapercraftworld has provided a beautiful card to inspire us: This card made my jaw drop – it is so precise and the design is flawless. I focussed on the geometric design, the colours and… Read More Time Out Challenge #12
How cute is this little monster? The best part – the monster and the sentiment are free digital stamps from a great new stamp company called Create a Smile. They are hosting a search over at their blog to find a guest designer for September – the entry must be created using one of their stamps… Read More Create a Smile: September Guest Designer Search
Such a fab inspiration over at the Muse Card Challenge blog this week that I had to take part – check out the card by Bev Buenker: The vibrant colours caught my eye, and I knew I wanted to use the polaroid shape and extend my image outside of the frame. The latest Time Out… Read More Muse Challege #78 and Time Out Challenge #11
This week’s challenge at The Card Concept is a colour challenge, using red, teal, white and black: Teal and red is one of my favourite colour combinations, as demonstrated in this post here. Because of the great colour contrast I wanted to try to create a card with a more graphic style.… Read More The Card Concept Challenge #14