Christmas is Coming…

I’ve already been busy making sample Christmas cards for a few weeks now, so when I saw this month’s challenge on the Crafter’s Companion blog I just couldn’t resist having a go. They have so many beautiful products in their Christmas range that I was…

Out of this World

It’s birthday time again! I made this spaceship card for someone special, using these fantastic retro space papers and stickers. The card is a concertina type which gave me plenty of room to layer on loads of images. Happy Birthday Keiron xxx  

Mothers’ Day Card

After a short break away in the Lake District, I’ve been looking forward to getting back into my crafting routine. The next ‘big’ event on my list is Mothers’ Day, so I sat down last Friday and made my cards. I love these cute Tilda…

Nyan Cat Card

My daughter is a Nyan fan! Nyan Cat (for those of you who have somehow managed to avoid the phenomenon) is a pop tart with a cat face that flies through a starry sky leaving a rainbow trail behind him. All this to a background…

Happy Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air……and I can now share my Valentine’s card with you all as the big day has now arrived. Hopefully the recipient loved it (well, there are no ‘Poncy Bears’ on it, so that’s a start!) I wanted to make something classic,…

Goodbye, Good Luck

This week, a lovely work colleague is leaving and I wanted to make her a keepsake gift. I had read about handmade Survival Kits on the internet last year and thought that this would be perfect. I used a tin (from Ikea) and various bits…

Red, White and Blue

January heralds the start of a new year….and a lot of male birthdays. I always find it hard to find inspiration for men’s cards (like most of my crafting friends) but was really impressed with PaperMania’s new Portobello Road range – so I bought the…

Grey and Pink

This card was inspired by the sketch challenge over at The Sugar Bowl. I decided to keep it simple and colour the Daisy stamp in monochrome which is set off by the pastel pink of the Honey and Hugs background paper. I added just a…

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Well, it’s Friday again and it’s cold and dull outside….autumn has definitely arrived! So I decided to create a bit of summer here inside the house with this pretty Magnolia card. The Magnolia-Licious Challenge Blog┬áhas a colour challenge at the moment using a vivid shade…

Time for a Cuppa….

I just got a this cute Tutti Cutti stamp and thought it would be perfect for this week’s challenges over at I Love Promarkers and Passion for ProMarkers.   I used kraft card and baby blue card as the basis for the design, then added…