So I have made it my mission to take part in Kathy Racoosin’s 30 Day Colour Challenge which is running throughout February. I wanted to do this partly to make me focus on taking some time out to craft each day to keep me happy and also as an excuse to practice my colouring skills –… Read More Merry Monday #190 Santa!
Hurrah! First Christmas card done. I fell in love with the gorgeous Reindeer Games stamp set from Mama Elephant when I first saw their Christmas release. When I went to buy it though it was out of stock everywhere but luckily I was able to pre-order it. Whilst waiting for it to be delivered I… Read More Merry Monday #177 Christmas lights and glitter
Second post of the evening with this card which I would like to enter into this week’s Merry Monday Challenge which is themed ‘The Words Have It’. The idea of this challenge is to create a Christmas card where the sentiment is the star. This sentiment stamp is an old one from Woodware – I… Read More Merry Monday #126
Second post of the day with a very quick and literal take on the Merry Monday challenge this week which is to include a Christmas present on your card. I have used Kaisercraft Christmas design papers to paper piece the presents and picked out some detail using a gold pen. Please leave a comment and… Read More Merry Monday #124
I have to say I was a little stumped when I saw the latest challenge over at Time Out which is the ‘Inspired by words’ challenge using a quote from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: “If music be the food of love play on”. I had some musical notes design paper in my stash but no musical… Read More Time Out Challenge #13, Fusion (Old door charm)
I was made up today when I saw that I had been given an honourable mention over at the Merry Monday Christmas Challenge blog (check out the winning card on this post). There is a new challenge this week – to include a ribbon and button(s) on a card. Again, this is slightly out of… Read More Merry Monday #118
A new challenge for me today – Merry Monday Christmas Challenge – what a brilliant idea! Wish I had discovered this blog at the beginning of the year so I don’t experience the usual mad rush at Christmas to get all of my cards made, written and posted in time! The theme for this week’s… Read More Merry Monday #117