By The Bay belated birthday card…

Hello everyone. I missed a friend’s birthday while I was away in Vienna for Stampin’ Up!’s convention, OnStage, in November. However, 2 of the products I got to order early,as a perk at being at OnStage, were perfect for his belated birthday card… Isn’t this sentiment awesome for a belated birthday card? I’d happily stretch […]

The Project Share Blog Hop – November 2022 – Masculine

Hello everyone. Each Thursday I share an awesome project created by my friends Jill, Gez and Verity. Once a month we each create a new project on a theme and link our blogs so you can hop around and see them all. Our theme for this month is Masculine so I’ve made a birthday card […]

InspireInk September 2022 Blog hop – Masculine birthday card

Hello everyone. Today I’m taking part in the InspireInk blog hop for September 2022, with my talented Pootlers team mates. This month the lovely Gez of Nigezza Creates set us the challenge of creating a masculine project. I can’t wait to see what everyone else has done for this challenge. Remember to check out their […]

Creative Colour Challenges 47 – Happy Birthday to a Classic

Hello, I hope you are well. When I first saw this week’s Creative Colour Challenge I thought YUK! and maybe I won’t bother with this one. But I guess it’s not much of a challenge if you only take part in the colour combinations you like; so I put my thinking cap on and set […]

Creative Colour Challenges 37 featuring He’s The Man suite

Hello, I hope you are well. Today I want to share the latest Creative Colour Challenge from Vickie Lou Designs with you, and of course my entry. Here are this week’s 3 colours… Please CLICK HERE to see the beautiful floral card that Victoria has created with these colours and hopefully you will join in […]

Happy Birthday To A Classic – new He’s The Man suite

Hello everyone. This feels a bit like Christmas Eve for me! The brand new 2022-2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue goes live tomorrow and I’m SO excited!! Unfortunately, unlike Christmas, I have to buy the new toys for myself, lol. Here’s the cover of the catalogue to give you a taste of what’s to come… I […]

Easy Fun Fold using only He’s The Man DSP

Hello, I hope you are well. I know that many of us card makers can struggle with cards for the men in our lives, but the new He’s The Man DSP is likely to make life a lot easier for us all! It has 5 double sided 12″ x 12″ designs plus a sheet of […]

Creative Colour Challenges 20 – Artfully Layered with watercolouring

Hello, I hope you are well. Here’s this week’s colour selection on Vicky Lou Design’s Creative Colour Challenges… Please CLICK HERE to see the fabulous card Victoria has created with these colours and hopefully you will join in the fun too. I love Granny Apple Green as it’s such a vibrant colour and I thought […]

#simplestampin Sunday with Textures & Frames

Hello! A few days ago I shared 3 cards I made with the Sale-A-Bration free stamp set Textures & Frames, using the circular and splodges stamps. If you missed it click here to check them out. I promised that I’d play with the remaining stamps from the set soon and I like to keep my […]

For the guys card kit from Stampin’ Up!

Hello everyone. Today I want to show you one of the new card kits that are available from my Stampin’ Up! shop from 1st June 2021. You can click on the following image to see me take the kit out of the box and make 2 cards following the instructions… Here’s the first card I […]