Cartoon strip birthday card using Playful Alphabet dies

Hello I hope you are well. It was my nephew’s 16th birthday a few days ago and although this now means he’s not really a boy any more, he’ll always be a little boy in my heart! So I made him a fun boyish card… I made a slimline DL sized card so that it […]

Sketch Challenge featuring Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches

Hello The Stampin’ Up! UK Demonstrators facebook group has a Wednesday challenge each week and we’re now on challenge number 7; which is this sketch… Sketch challenges are great for when you just want to craft and not really think too much about it! You’ve already got the layout for your card you just need […]

Even more Joy To The World with Paper Pumpkin

Hello. I showed you a few days ago how I managed to get some extra cards from my Joy To The World Paper Pumpkin kit but I’d only made a few of the cards from the kit. I’ve now finished using the 8 card bases from the kit to make these cards: And I then […]

The Project Share Blog Hop – November 2020 Christmas theme

Hello everyone. Welcome to the very first Project Share Blog Hop! You may have arrived here from Gez’s blog but in case you didn’t please let me explain what this is all about! As you might already know, each Thursday our lovely little group of 4 independent demonstrators (Gez Carpenter, Jill Chapman, Verity Pursglove and […]

Dates for your August 2020 Stampin’ Up! diary

Hello and happy August 2020! I don’t have a project to share in this blog post today, but I will have a YouTube tutorial publishing at 6pm (UK time); as part of the Stamp Around UK Video Hop. Please check out my YouTube channel later to get tons of inspiration from my fellow UK Independent […]

Artistry Blooms and Forever Gold cards

Hello everyone. Today I’ve got 2 cards to show you that use the same designer series papers and stamp set but look quite different… This is the first one I made… I used Whisper White Thick card for my base. This measures 21 x 14.5 cm, scored and folded on the long side at 10.5 […]

Stampin’ For All Colour Challenge – clean and simple card

Hello everyone. The lovely Amanda Charlesworth set us a challenge in her Facebook Group to use these 3 colours for a project… It was a combination I couldn’t resist so I created this clean and simple card… I made my card base with Pool Party card measuring 21 x 14.5 cm; scored and folded on […]

Pootlers Blog Hop – 2020/2021 Annual Catalogue

Hello and thanks for visiting. Today I’m taking part in the Pootlers team blog hop, featuring new products from the Stampin’ Up! 2020/2021 Annual Catalogue… I’ve chosen to use the Lovely You stamp set and Lovely Labels Pick a Punch to create this card and tea bag holder… I have actually CASE’d the card shown […]

Saying Goodbye to the 2018-2020 In Colors

Hello everyone. I will be sad to say goodbye to the 2018-2020 In Colors. I love that they are so bold and bright, I think they are amazing. They are retiring to make way for new In Colors in June 2020 and every time we say goodbye to In Colors the products in these colours […]

You do a great job…

Hello. It’s been a wee while since I made a masculine card so I got out my A Good Man stamp set and my Stampin’ Blends to create this card… I made a card base from Pool Party card measuring 21 x 14.5 cm, scored and folded on the long side at 10.5 cm. The […]