In The Pink….

I’m not really a girly type of girl, so I don’t often use pink in my cardmaking. However this pretty Snoejses design from Marianne called for a pink card! I used pale pink and white Centura pearl card for the backing, then die cut the…

Quick and Easy Birthday Card

Sometimes you need a quick card – maybe you are just too busy, maybe you forgot someone’s birthday, maybe you got asked to make a card at the last minute. Either way, this simple design can be tailored to the occasion with different colours, patterns…

Christmas Fairy

Although I made this card a while ago, I couldn’t spoil the surprise by sharing it before it was opened by the recipient! This winter fairy stamp is one of my favourite stamps ever and I have coloured her with my Spectrum Noir pens in…

Festive Felt Flowered Wreath

I wanted a wreath decoration to hang in my living room. Something to match the jewel bright coloured tree decorations that I had. I’d seen a few ideas on Pinterest incorporating felt flowers, so I had a think and came up with this design. I…

Christmas Post

Having been without my blog for a couple of days last week, I’m running late with my entry for this week’s Handmade Harbour challenge. Fortunately, as with a few other blogs, the theme is ‘Christmas’, so I’m entering this card into the ‘Let It Snow’…

White On White

The Marianne Design Blog’s current challenge is to make a card using only one colour. This ┬ácard is made from a beautiful pearlescent card, die cut with some of Marianne’s pretty lacy dies. I used LR0279 for the main oval layers, and one of the…

Ten Days To Go….

I can’t wait to post pictures of the gifts I’ve made for my crafty friends this year. Everything has been photographed before I wrapped them up ready to deliver later this week. In the meantime I have a couple of cards to make for some…

Another Washi Tape Card

Another quick and easy Christmas card using washi tape, a die-cut snowflake and some adhesive gems. Square gems add a stylish edge to the washi tape areas, and tiny gems sparkle on the snowflake. The tape is laid at right angles leaving a small gap…

Ice Skating Daisy Card

I’ve always loved the Don and Daisy range of stamps from Marianne Designs, and this one featuring Daisy skating is one of my favourites. I used my Spectrum Noir pens to colour her in, using shades of Hyacinth blue and Ice blue to co-ordinate with…