Put Some Ribbon On It! – Thank You Card

Exciting news……*Drumroll Please!*……This is my first project for the design team at Handmade Harbour! I am so pleased to be spending the next six months working with Wendy and all the talented ladies who make up the team, I am sure that it will be…

Delicious Doodles DT Call

The wonderful people at Delicious Doodles are looking to add to their talented team and I would love to join them. Although I make lots of different styles of card, I am a stamper at heart and love working with colour. The ¬†three cards I…

Where’s Kitty?

I love this digistamp from Handmade Harbour. Cats are so inquisitive – if we had a traditional kitchen sink like this one, our cats would spend hours playing peek-a-boo behind the curtain. I used some pretty coordinating HOTP backing papers in shades of blue, cream…

Be My Valentine

I’ve already showcased several Valentine’s cards here this year, but this card is THE card that I made and sent: I kept to a simple colour scheme of red, white and black. The backing paper has a lovely script design overlayed with a funky red…

Happy Birthday To Me!

Today I get to share some of the pretty things that I got for my birthday! First up are some gorgeous cards from Keiron, Debbie and the girls at work: I also got these funky accessories from Debbie: After a short break in Wiltshire, we…

Braving The Storm (with some retail therapy)

As Britain was being battered by what the¬†assistant chief of the defence staff described an “almost unparalleled natural crisis” – (i.e. very bad wind and rain) we decided to plan our day out accordingly and keep under cover. First up was a visit to Studley…

Visiting Bath – some history (and shopping!)

This week we are enjoying a short break in Wiltshire, and today we visited the city of Bath. It’s around 18 months since we were last here, and this time we decided to visit The Roman Baths while we were there. Despite news of snow…

Coloured Canvas

I wanted to try something different with my Spectrum Noir pens for this card, so I stamped my Michael Powell lighthouse scene onto self-adhesive canvas. I used black Memento ink as I’ve found it gives a nice crisp image even on fabric. I used the…

Clean and Simple Birthday Card

This month Crafters’ Companion have chosen ‘Clean and Simple’ as the theme for their challenge – and as this is ‘my new favourite’ style, I jumped at the chance to enter. I used a 6×6 card blank and cut a piece of turquoise card to…

Love Concertina Card

This stunning concertina card is really easy to make and suitable for a wedding, anniversary or Valentines Day.   The delicate lattice is cut with a Cheery Lynn die – I cut three from black card. I took a sheet of A3 white pearl card…