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.
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
An absolute stunner of a card to case over at the Time Out Challenge blog and some great inspiration from the design team finally got me using some of my gorgeous Christmas presents. Please forgive the dark photos – I don’t think the sun has actually come out at all over the last 2… Read More Time Out Challenge #48
Sneaking in a quick post tonight with another to come tomorrow – I have managed to find some crafting time this week! The cue word at CASology this week is “Adore” and I just had to use this cute stamp designed by Magda Polakow. I stamped the image first in Memento Tuxedo Black ink then masked… Read More CASology #182: Adore
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
A great inspiration card over at Muse this week by Carol Mayne which gave lots of avenues to go down: I was drawn to the vertical nature of the focal image, the jagged edges of the feathers and the use of multiple colours. When I came up with my idea I thought it would be quick and… Read More Muse #131
Looking back at my blog it seems that it has been just under a year since I last posted. This last year has been a whirlwind with so much to deal with, not the least being our brand new addition, baby Stanley. My husband and I have been busy preparing for his arrival, clearing out,… Read More A new card and a new addition.
First post of two this evening with this card which I would like to enter into 2 challenges – Addicted to CAS where the theme is ‘Oriental’, and Time Out Challenges where there is a surprise extra challenge with the theme ‘Double the Joy’ to celebrate the happy news from Uniko Studio‘s Bev who is now the proud… Read More Time Out: Double the Joy and Addicted to CAS: Oriental
The cue word over at CASology this week is ‘Letter’. Two of my friends have just got engaged so straight away my mind leapt to ‘Love Letter’. I cut a template with my Silhouette of several hearts and a card mat with a heart cut out. Whilst still on the mat I stamped the Kaisercraft… Read More CASology: Letter
The Card Concept Challenge this week is to create a Wedding card. For me, one of the best parts of a wedding is the confetti part – friends and family coming together in one moment to shower the newly married couple with love and congratulations. I used this as my inspiration to create my card.… Read More The Card Concept #16