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…

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…