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’…

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…

Bonfire Night

Tonight is November 5th, Guy Fawkes Night, Bonfire Night……and outside I can here the banging and whizzing of fireworks. I’m indoors, warm and cosy in my pyjamas and slippers away from the cold damp night outside. Have a safe and Happy Bonfire Night, however you…

Deep, and Crisp, and Even

Well, National Blog Posting Month is certainly bringing out my creative side and pushing me into crafting more as well as blogging more. Another day, another scrapbook page – at this rate I will have scrapped all my photos by……2020…..I have a lot of photos!…

Dinosaur Hunter

When I took this photo I knew that I wanted to scrap it, and it may have taken me twelve months to get around to it, but I finally did it today. We were out geocaching, when Debbie announced excitedly that she had found a…