Monday, 27 May 2013

Punches and dies

A couple of cards made to send to New Zealand, I have used a punch and dies on them all so have entered them into the Craft Place challenge.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Wall plaque

My sister and her husband have recently retired, so in order to mark the occasion I have made them a plaque.  I am sure they will find the saying funny.  Made using an MDF plaque which I painted with gesso, them stamped with an Indigo Blue crackle stamp, then stamped the corners with a La Pashe foam stamp.   Warning is made using multiple cuts of the word on my cricut, the rest I did on my computer, then crackled the card.  Overall I am very pleased with the result.

Monday, 20 May 2013

New Home card

This is a card for my sister who has just moved home, (I don't think she looks in here, if she does sorry Lucy, if you see it before we are up next weekend).  I saw this digi stamp on a friends card, she had coloured it in, when I printed it out I just thought the detail was so good I didn't want to colour it in, so went for the monochrome look, which I really like.  Again, the spellbinders were used as was the Tim Holtz tags and rosettes.

Sunday, 19 May 2013

Baby girl card

I have been playing with my new Marianne Creatable dies, the pram and the pages are both new.  Also love this new spellbinder die for the mats.  I don't always find it easy to make baby cards, but enjoyed doing this one for a friend.  If I was doing it again I would use silver rather than black ink on the stamps, but we all learn something for the next time.

Thursday, 9 May 2013


This is today's make.  I am going to try and make at least one thing every day I am in my craft room.  I seem to spend a lot of time just looking at stuff, and if I made something as often as I tidy out my craft room I would be awash with makes.

This was made cutting multi cuts with my cricut, (love craft room, somuch better than my gypsy).  I have covered a MDF plaque with a wood effect paper, glued a spellbinder wheat die, and hot glued the bike onto the plaque, hoping this will be strong enough to hold.  It is for my sister, I hope she likes it.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

60th birthday card for a dear friend

I had a vision of what I wanted this card to look like, it is almost there.  Made using spellbinder dies, cheery lynne and crafts too dies and my cricut.  The lattice was bought already cut, have to say it is a bit wider than I would have liked, but no way was I cutting this by hand.  The card itself is made using grand spellbinder dies and of course my trusty friend the ebosser.

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Birthday card for my great nephew

My 3 year old nephew is getting a bike for his 3rd birthday, so I made him this card. The little boy is a crafters companion stamp, the Trouble stamp is Smirk and the bike is cut from Heritage cartridge on my cricut.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

White on white

I had a white on white challenge to do, wan't sure about this, but am really happy with the end result.  I did three different projects, but I'll only show one for the moment and show you the rest once published.

Charity cards

I haven't published anything for ages, although I have been crafting.  I do voluntary work for Cancer Research and have been making cards and notepads for them to see for mother's day.  The cards are not necessarily my current style, but they have helped me use up some of my stash I have had for a little while, it's funny how your style and techniques change as you craft more and more.

Saturday, 5 January 2013


I've been busy over the last couple of weeks making Christmas pressies, so thought I would share some of them with you.

List books and post it note sets made for my friends.

Calendar and post it note set made.  This is a clever idea I picked up from You Tube, the calendar stands with the aid of a bulldog clip.

Another calendar 

And yet another calendar.