#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 […]

You are the best – featuring Stampin’ Up! Tasteful Touches

Hello. The next 2019-2021 Stampin’ Up! In Color I’m preparing to say goodbye to is Seaside Spray. Seaside Spray I’ve used the Tasteful Touches stamp set and the Tasteful Labels dies to create this card… As well as using Seaside Spray I used Smoky Slate and Night Of Navy for my colour palette. My card […]

The Project Share Blog Hop – March 2021 – Masculine

Hello everyone. It’s the first Saturday of the Month so it’s time to get together with my Stampin’ friends Verity of Inky Butterfly, Gez of Nigezza Creates and Jill of Paper Daisy Crafting for our Project Share Blog Hop. Our theme for March 2021 is Masculine. We’ve each made a brand new project to fit […]

All Geared Up To Celebrate

Hello everyone. Once upon a time, I used to be a petrol head! Also known as a gear head!! I loved tinkering with cars with my Dad (which is probably why my Mum failed to teach me how to knit) and I used to be involved in safety and timing control for international car rallies; […]

Fun Fold Friday – Father’s Day card

Hello everyone. I’m really enjoying making a fun fold card for my Friday blog posts. This week’s diagonal fold card is one that doesn’t use up more card or paper than a normal card, especially when you can make 2 at the same time… For the Father’s Day card I’ve used an image from the […]

Come Sail Away scrap buster card

Hello. I hope you are well. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person that keeps little bits of pretty papers, am I? Well, if you’re looking for a way to use some up why not try a card like this one… I made my standard card base from Whisper White Thick card measuring 21 […]

Crafty Stamping Club challenge #36 – male theme

Hello. I’ve risen to Tricia Smith’s challenge in her “Crafty Stamping Club – Smithys Stampers” Facebook group to design a card or project with a male theme. In fact I made both a card and a box… I’ve combined 2 of the marvellous masculine products from Stampin’ Up! for these projects; A Good Man stamp […]

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 […]

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 […]