Christmas Layers

Happy December 1st!!! Can you guess what the new challenge will be this month at Country View Challenges??? Yep – you guessed it…..It’s Christmas!!!!! You can join in the fun here. I have made a scrap-busting layered card using vintage ephemera and washi tape: I…

Live Your Dream – Vintage Box Frame

I have another project to share over on the Artful Days blog this evening. Look at all these gorgeous embellishments that are available in the store!! Here is a sneek peek. Hop over to the Artful Days blog for all the details and a step…

Finders Keepers – Mixed Media Canvas

Tonight I am sharing a fabulous mixed media project over on the Artful Days blog using some of the wonderful products available in the store. Here is a little sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for all the details and a step…

Christmas with Country View Challenges

I am excited to announce that I have joined the wonderful Design Team at Country View Challenges. Today sees my first challenge post for them, and the theme is Christmas (with the option of Red, Green, and Rust). I have created a pretty vintage shrine…

Vintage Hydrangea Sprite

I have several hydrangeas in my garden which flower all summer in shades of pink, white and green…. I would love one to bear blue blooms but I don’t have the right type of soil so I must make do with what I have!! I…

Vintage Tag Featuring ‘Clara’

If you were reading my post the other day, you will have seen Clara….waiting to find a good home. Well, thankfully she has done just that – on a very vintage style tag. I stamped ‘Clara’ by Visible Image stamps with black Memento ink and…

Vintage Dad Card

Another male birthday card, this time based on the sketch for Jill’s Challenge. This sketch is really simple so I kept the colours muted in shades of blue, grey and black, and added the tiniest amount of orangey-red to add a pop of colour. This…

A Very Vintage Christmas

It’s been a while since I made any ‘vintagey’ style cards but the sketch on Cardabilities challenge¬†inspired me to make this: I used these lovely papers from Kaisercraft and teamed them with kraft card for a vintage feel. the ivy spray and snowflakes are Die’Sire…