A Gorjuss Christmas

This is another Christmas card (my last for this year, I hope!) which makes use of a non-Christmas stamp. I chose this retro snowflake paper and coloured the cute little Gorjuss girl to match with my Spectrum Noirs. Skin: FS3, FS5 Hair: EB3, EB5, EB6…

A Rockin’ Birthday Card

Like most people, I always struggle to make male cards, but this one is suitable for men and boys of all ages. I used a set of We R Memory Keepers stamps, stamping the cassette image several times with black Memento ink before colouring with…

Simple yet Elegant Christmas Cards Part 2

This simple card was made using the XCut Christmas wreath die. I cut the wreath parts in two shades of green card and the pine cones from brown card. After layering the pieces together with foam tape, I added some sparkle with some iridescent Stickles.…

Winter Wishes Card

This month’s challenge at Spectrum Noir is all about…..yep, you guessed it – Christmas/Winter! As I’ve finished making my Christmas cards for this year I decided to go with the Winter theme and created a pretty, icy birthday card. I’ll apologise in advance for the…

Simple yet Elegant Christmas Cards Part 1

This is the first of a few posts featuring simple yet elegant Christmas cards I’ve made. Sometimes, less is more, and not everybody wants an over-fussy card. This card, in black, white and red, has a classic embossed background using an embossing folder. I used…

Have a Makey Bakey Christmas!

When I first heard about the Makey Bakey Mice range from Crafters Companion, I was expecting something them to be rather twee and cutesie…..however, when I saw them I soon changed my mind! Yes, they are cute little mice, and yes, they are a little…

Oh Baby!

October’s Challenge over at Crafter’s Companion is all about babies, so I decided to make this sweet little card to enter with. I chose mint and lilac as my colour scheme so this would be suitable for a girl or boy. The background is embossed…

Cinder-hell-a…..you shall go to the ball!

I love making Halloween cards as it’s the one occasion where you can really let loose your imagination and mix together some great colours. Rich oranges, greens, and purples contrast so well with black and make for a really eye-catching card. Every year I go…

A Bit More Barkley

I really like the Barkley range of stamps by Crafter’s Companion and having made this card, wanted to share another I have made. I stamped the image with black Memento ink and then coloured it with my Spectrum Noir pens. Then I used some Nellie’s…

Off To See The World…

No, I’m not about to take a year out to go travelling (although that would be lovely!) I have, however made this travel inspired card to enter the Spectrum Noir Challenge this month. I love this stamp by Kenny K, and coloured it using the…