Deck The Halls!

Hello and thanks for joining me. Today I want to show you a card made with products from the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley… I didn’t spot this product medley when I first had a browse of the Stampin’ Up! Autumn/Winter 2019 catalogue as it’s tucked away on page 39 but I’m glad it was […]

Autumnal Wreath card

Hello. My last two blogs were showing you an autumnal card for a colour challenge and a Christmas wreath. Today’s project is a bit of a crossover between the two… I used the Leaf Punch with more Cajun Craze card but this time I teamed it up with Pumpkin Pie and Crushed Curry; which are […]

Rooted In Nature for a colour challenge

Hello and thanks for joining me. As well as a weekly sketch challenge the Stampin’ For All Facebook Group (hosted by the fabulous Amanda Charlesworth, aka Scrimping Mommy) also has a weekly colour challenge. Amanda chose these colours for this week… Early Espresso Merry Merlot Cajun Craze This suggested Autumn to me and so I […]

Happy Wedding Day – sketch challenge

Hello and thanks for joining me. This is my second sketch challenge for this week and this one was set by the lovely Tricia Smith in her ‘Crafty Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations’ Facebook group. Here’s the layout that Tricia designed for us… And here’s my version… I do like a clean and simple […]

Christmas card from scraps

Hello and thanks for joining me today. When I showed you the Christmas crackers I made a few days ago I mentioned that I had saved the 1/2″ strips of paper left over to be used on another project. Well, this is what I did with some of them… This card was inspired by a […]

Beautiful Inside & Out

Hello! Today’s card was made for the Stampin’ For All Facebook Group’s sketch challenge. Ian Potter gave us this layout to work this with week… I decided to turn it from a portrait layout to a landscape one and came up with this… The die cut from the Detailed Bands set is close to the […]

Super Simple Christmas Cards

Hello. Yesterday I showed you some Christmas crackers I made with the cute Night Before Christmas designer series paper pack and the Holy Jolly Christmas stamps and dies. Today I’m sticking with this adorable fun suite and showing you some cards made with the Night Before Christmas Memories & More Card Pack and the coordinating […]

Rooted In Nature sketch challenge

Hello. I joined in with another sketch challenge over in the Crafty Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations Facebook group this week. Here’s the sketch the lovely Tricia gave us to spark some inspiration… I didn’t go with a ballon but chose to use the wood slice from Rooted In Nature instead… I made a […]

Very Versailles Double Heat Embossed card

Hello. I had so much fun with yesterday’s emboss resist card that I couldn’t stop heat embossing. No matter how often I use this technique I still marvel at the way the embossing powder melts and transforms into a lovely shiny image right in front of your eyes. Today’s card is monochrome and I’ve used […]

Tropical Chic emboss resist card

Hello and thanks for joining me. I mentioned my ‘give it a go’ list a short while ago and now I’ve ticked another box on it, the emboss resist technique. I combined this technique with a stamp set I’ve not used for a little while; Tropical Chic… I made my normal card base with Very […]