Winter Washi Tape Card

Sometimes we need to make a quick and easy card, especially at Christmas when, for many people, we are making large numbers of cards. This card is so easy, uses only a couple of products, and takes no time at all – yet, I think,…

Playful Autumn Shaker Card

Stampendous have some of the cutest stamp designs, and this one is so sweet that I just couldn’t resist it! I had seen a card with a pile of punched leaves glued on the ‘ground’ and thought that I’d go one step further and make…

Autumn Birthday

The Tilda stamp I used for this card is one of my favourites because I love the swirling leaves on it. It is just perfect for an autumn birthday card. The pretty apple backing paper and greeting are from Trimcraft’s Lillibet collection, and they work…

Sew Retro

Today’s crafty project is a sweet little card with a retro sewing theme. The backing paper is from the Papermania Happy Days stack and the stamped mannequin was part of a free cover gift set with Simply Homemade magazine. The bobbin stamp was also in…

Simple Yet Elegant Christmas Cards Part 3

This simple card has a pretty embossed background using a Sizzix embossing folder. I used an XCut die to cut an aperture in a square of card and then mounted it onto the embossed card front using foam tape. I used a Memory Box wreath…

Summer Friends Card

With winter fast approaching and the promise of snow on the horizon, I decided to warm things up with a summery card.   This cute little stamp was free with a magazine (Creative Stamping, I think) and I coloured it with the following pens: Background:…

The Tallest Bloom in the World!

Whenever we holiday in Cornwall we always make a visit to the Eden Project as there’s always something new to discover there. This year we were lucky enough to see the giant Titan Arum in flower. At almost six feet tall it was quite a…

Work In Progress – Completed!

Yesterday I posted the beautiful oriental mermaid image that I coloured with my Spectrum Noir pens. Today I completed the card. I used patterned papers from Cosmo Cricket’s Salt Air range as well as turquoise card stock, matting each one on to black card to…

Work In Progess

After a lovely afternoon spent at Ikea, I was late starting ┬átoday’s crafty project. So I decided to call it a day after colouring this beautiful stamp (one of my all time favourites). I’ll finish the project tomorrow! I used my Spectrum Noirs again: Skin:…

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…