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…

Where’s Wally?…..on The Camel Trail

This photo was taken on The Camel Trail, between Padstow and Wadebridge, while on holiday last year. I happened to notice that Debbie was dressed (accidentally) like Wally and just had to record the moment! The little car and caravan are stamped and coloured with…

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…

And Now For Something Completely Different…

Today’s blog post (as part of National Blog Posting Month) is indeed something completely different for me. No cardmaking or scrapbooking or sewing or crochet…..nothing crafty at all! Today I bring you a film review! No, please don’t leave – there will be more craftiness…

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…

The Route to Walla Crag

For the past two years we’ve visited The Lake District in February, and this year we got the chance to do some hill walking. ┬áThis layout shows one of the many photographs I took while walking The Borrowdale Triangle. I used papers from Kaisercraft’s ‘Hunt…

The Puzzling Place

The Puzzling Place in Keswick is a fun little ‘museum’ of puzzles and illusions. There are mind bending puzzles to solve, a hologram gallery, and much more. The best part is the Anti-Gravity room which completely tricks your senses. There’s a seat that rolls ‘upwards’…