Thursday, 22 April 2021

For A Special Lady


Hello everyone, I hope you are well, it has been a lot cooler today, which is just as well for I have had a long catch-up spell in my studio ( just a posh word for the craft room, previously a bedroom). Today we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Galz, chosen by me,

 #145 Mother's Day USA - May 9th OR a card For a Special Lady.

Pop over for more details and of course to check out the inpiration by the design team. For my card, I kept it fairly simple, neat and clean. A 6" sq card. Mint green backing card, White card, roses paper and the rose are from Making Cards and Papercraft magazine, Issue April 2019. Sentiment by Dreamees Stamps. Take care of you and yours, stay safe. 

Tuesday, 20 April 2021



Hello, the weather here today has been perfect, so warm and sunny.  It has been so nice to be out and about in the warm sunshine.  Let us hope this freedom continues without dire results to come. 

Toaday we begin a new challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. Billie A has chosen #269 Wheels. If it has a wheel on it, we would love to see your interpretation. The design team have some brilliant wheels on their cards, to see them pop over to the blog, where you will find details of the challenge.  For my card i used the following materials and techniques. 

6" white card, Black mat card. Brick wall stencil, Distress inks, Cool Dude stamp from Woodware Stamps. Coloured with Promarkers. Splats stamps from Crafters Companion - Textures stamps.  Have fun and remember to stay safe.

Friday, 16 April 2021

Stationery @ MTTC


Hello, what kind of day have you had? I need to share this, I went out today and have had a manicure and my wonderful new nails added. I never thought this event would be the highlight (to date) of 2021.
Back to business , today there is a new challenge starting at My Time To Craft.  Janice has chosen
Stationery.  Pop  over to check for details and to see the amazing inspiration from the design team.
I covered a note book with a Faux Leather cover. I used these stamps - Fir Trees and Flying Owl - Sheena Douglass, Trees by Elusive Images ( now Chocolate Baroque) All the colouring achieved with Tim Holtz Distress Inks. The 'Notes' stamped and punched out with a small hand punch. A charm of a bird in flight added to the elastic band. Go on have some fun, doing something simple. 

Thursday, 15 April 2021

April Showers Bring......


Hello and welcome to my blog.  Starting today at Sparkles Monthly Challenges we have our new challenge #139 April Showers Bring....... All details and inspiration by the design team can be found on the blog, so please pop over for more details.  For my card here are details of the materials and techniques I used.  A 7.5" sq card. A gold coloured papaer mat. Background paper and stamped floral image from Indigo Blu Mixed Media Special #3 Box set. Flowered section coloured with watercoloured Distress Inks Fossilized Amber and Festive Berries,  Computer generated title. Decoupaged panel from  Kanban City Fashion Chics set. Stay well and safe. 

Monday, 12 April 2021

Checks or Plaids


Hell and welcome to my blog.  Today we begin a new challenge at Make My Monday. Please pop over to the blog for more details of #146 Checks or Plaids.  Also to see the inspiration from the design team. For my card here follows the materials and techniques I used. 

A 5" x 7"white card, Jewel Plaid paper from my stash, Julie Hickey stamp - Fresh Flower Heart. Sentiment from stash.  Memento Black ink, Promarkers to colour the flowers and heart.  Splashes of blue ink. A dasdhed line around white card. Stickles Star Dust glitter.  Stay well and happy crafting.

Friday, 9 April 2021

A is for Anniversary


Hello and welcome. Today we are starting a new challenge at Alphabet Challenges, we are once again back to the letter A. Billie A has chosen A is for Anniversary.  Please check the blog for details and of course to see the ideas created by the design team. For my card, I kept it fairly simple, I used stamps and inspiration from the magazine Simply Cards and Papercraft Issue 212. I used Fossilized Amber across the card. The glasses were heat embossed with gold embossing powder. Thanks for visiting, take care and stay safe. 

Snow People

             Hello, welcome to my blog, today we begin a new challenge at My Time To Craft Christmas -                #7 Snow People chosen by Jackie C. Please check out the blog for details and to see the wonderful  inspiration by the design team. For my card  I chose a Kraft card, all the papers are from Simply Christmas CD by Dreamees Stamps. The wonderful snowman is by Little Claire.Sentiment lables by LOTV along with the addition of Card Candi. 

Have fun and stay safe.