Over the shelf Birthday Card

Hello and Happy Birthday to ME!! It only seems right to share a birthday card with you on my birthday. This one was very much inspired by a recent Fancy Fold blog hop and is called an ‘over the shelf’ easel card (no jokes about me being over the hill please, lol!) This is how […]

Playing With Patterns birthday card

Hello. Today’s card was just SO quick and easy to put together! I’ve used products from the Playing With Patterns suite from the 2020 Annual Catalogue to create this fun birthday card… The design I chose to use from the Playing With Patterns designer series paper pack has Crushed Curry and Night of Navy in […]

Happy Birthday Bunting card

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. Today’s project is a birthday card that has helped me to use up some of my scraps of designer series paper… I used the pennant shaped die from the Tasteful Labels set to cut the flags for my bunting, using up some little bits of the Playing With […]

Botanical Bliss birthday card

Hello everyone. As promised, I’m continuing with my showcase of Retiring Products this week. Today’s card features the Botanical Bliss stamp set and the coordinating Botanical Tags dies along with the Tufted 3D embossing folder that are all retiring soon… I’ve used Blushing Bride, Mint Macaron and Shimmery White for my colour scheme. My card […]

Tropical Oasis pocket card

Hello everyone. I hope you are well. I’ve struggled for inspiration recently and so was very grateful to my friend and new team member Gill for showing me a card she made with a ‘napkin’ or ‘diaper’ fold pocket on the front. She has inspired me to create my own one using the Tropical Oasis […]

Crafty Stamping Club – masculine theme

Hello Over in the “Crafty Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations” Facebook group Tricia Smith’s current challenge to use all is to create a project with a masculine feel to it. Many people seem to struggle with masculine cards but Stampin’ Up! have so many suitable products that all we need is a little bit […]

It’s Your Day!

Hello. Yesterday was my lovely friend Fiona’s birthday and I just had to make her a card using her favourite colour purple… It also gave me an excuse to use 2 new stamp sets that I bought in the recent Stampin’ Up! 24 hour sale; Around The Corner and Crackle Paint. I love a bargain. […]

Mosaic Mood sketch challenge

Hello. Today’s project is a card made for the weekly sketch challenge set by Patricia Smith in her Facebook Group “Crafting Stamping Club – Smiths Crafty Creations… I thought that the background sections were a bit like tiles and thought Mosaic Mood would be the perfect designer series paper to use. I hope you agree… […]

Band Together birthday card

Hello and happy birthday to me! I thought as it’s my birthday I’d share a birthday card with you, using the awesome Band Together Bundle… I couldn’t decide which of the beautifully ornate dies to use, so I used a total of 4 of them! Who says less is more? Not me, when it comes […]

Magnolia birthday card

Hello. Thanks for joining me. A few days ago I showed you 6 note cards stamped with the Magnolia Blooms stamp set designed for beginners. I’ve used the same stamp set for this card but combined it with the beautiful Magnolia Lane designer series paper…. I started with a Whisper White thick card base, measuring […]