Love Vintage!

Vintage shops have really come into their own over the last few years. Maybe we are all feeling a bit let down by current designs and fashion and feel the need to get back to those great eras of the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.…

Fairy Duo Card

I got this pretty Jellypark digi free on the CD with Digital Essentials magazine. As luck would have it, Jellypark’s current challenge is ‘Things with Wings’. I decided that the image would be perfect for a cute Mother’s Day card, so am also entering it…

Simply Gorjuss – Boxed Set of Notelets

The new Gorjuss Girls range at DoCrafts has some beautiful papers, ribbons and embellishments. I was inspired to make this lovely gift boxed set of notelets – a perfect present for Mother’s Day. I used my scoreboard to make the box from dark brown card.…

Gardening in Style

What can you make with a metre of fabric? That’s the ¬£1000 question and the challenge I have chosen to undertake! The fabulous people over at Hillarys Blinds are running their Country Crafts Competition. All the information can be found here.You get to choose from…

Spring Flowers – Two Cards

I was recently asked to make two cards for a lovely lady who has reached the age of 70. As the sunhas finally started to show itself, it made me feel like adding some pretty Spring blooms as embellishments. This first card has a pretty…

Lady In Green

This month’s challenge on the Spectrum Noir blog is on the theme of ‘Green’, as is the Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. I have used this gorgeous freebie¬†Vintage Slip digistamp from A Day For Daisies. I coloured the image with the following Spectrum Noir pens:…

Celebrate – Hen Party!!

The theme for this week’s Midweek Papercraft Party at Handmade Harbour is Celebrate/Sparkle! Wendy has been busy producing some lovely new images for the Spring and I decided to use 534 – girls celebrating to make a Hen Party invitation and rosette. For the card…

Ooh La La! – Couture Card

Graphic45 always amaze me with each of their new collections – the colours and images are so irresistable. This card uses some of the papers from the Couture Collection. I chose the gorgeous peacock backing paper for the background of my card. I cut the…

Welcome Baby!

I love the fresh colours and design of this card which is inspired by the theme at Fusion Card Challenge: I chose to make this new baby card: I have used the Embossalicious Knit One Pearl One embossing folder on some white card, and cut…

One For The Boys

This card features a cool Kenny K stamp and is based on the sketch at Just Us Girls:     I stamped the image and coloured it with the following Spectrum Noir pens: TB4, TB6, TB9, IG3, IG4, IG6, IG8, TN3, TN4, EB6, EB7, GB7,…