Saturday, 21 October 2017

With love

Today's card has been made using the papers, stickers and flower embellishments from a Do crafts set, i have had them for years. Trying to use up some old bits and bobs.

Friday, 20 October 2017

New Challenge at Crafting with Friends

Hiya today is the start of this fortnights challenge at Crafting with Friends

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The background papers for this card are some Nitwits paper i got from a magazine freebie years ago.
I coloured here using promarkers and a few sakura gel pens, the Buttons are from Trimcraft.

I have made this card using a lovely digi image from Moonflower
Moonflower Digital Stamps

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Crafty hazelnuts patterned paper challenge - Oct A/G as long as it has patterned paper.
The Ribbon Girl October any image challenge
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas extra challenge -anything goes christmas


Thursday, 19 October 2017


Here is a card i made using one of my clear stamp from Little Clair Designs.

I have coloured the cats using promarkers and the background paper id from First edition sweet Owl paper pad.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Pirate birthday card

Today we have a new challenge over at Artistic Inspiration's
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The theme is Make it Creepy/Anything goes.

I have used a lovely image from lacy Sunshine
lacy sunshine stamps

Wilkes pirate and parrot image was used on this card.

I have coloured the image using Promarkers and used some Do crafts Halloween themed paper. The ribbon i have used is the burgundy ribbon on the tag and the black and white gingham ribbon along the bottom.

i would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Pile it on Challenge #135 Fantasy.
Crafty hazelnuts patterned paper challenge - Oct A/G as long as it has patterned paper.
The Ribbon Girl October any image challenge

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

robin card

Here i have used a lovely Christmas stamp and papers from a magazine, along with some peel offs for the edging.

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Christmas fix!

Here a few Various Christmas cards i made last year but never got round to posting them on my blog.
I mostly used old bits and pieces and some Sizzix dies, peeloffs, scraps of paper.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Merry Christmas

I had a lovely paper pack freebie last year from a magazine from Hunkydory, so decided to make a few cards using them. I gave some of these to my mother in law for her daughters .

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Best wishes

Good morning 

I had some transfers of these lovely roses for years and never got round to using them so i used the whole packet on one card i added some inside and on the envelope! I thought i would add a shoe to the card too. 

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Birthday cake

I had a fee die from a magazine and used it with mirri card for this one, and finished with a stamped greeting.

Monday, 25 September 2017


 One more card made using the love idea of die cutting white and adding coloured card inside.

Plain and simple sometimes that's all you need.

Sunday, 24 September 2017


My previous post was using this design with flowers so i had a go with balloons too, i liked adding an embossed border around the edge.

Saturday, 23 September 2017

pretty flowers die cuts

I saw a lovely idea in a magazine one day and thought i would do something similar.

I really like this effect of putting coloured card behind the cut out, so effective don't you think?

Friday, 22 September 2017

new challenge at Crafting with friends

I am using ' little tennis player' from Fabrika fantasy for this card, and some paper from my stuff and some letter brads.
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Thursday, 21 September 2017

Best Wishes

Here i have made a card for a man using an old decoupage sheet i had and i heat embossed the stamped greeting, and finally added some brads.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Here is a sea themed card using an old decoupage sheet up from Crafters companion.

I also used an anchor die and the background papers are from papermania.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

It's a Man's world!

Here are 4 cards i made using up some old decoupage sheets from Papermania It's a man's world by Clare Curd.

I have really being trying to get through all my old paper packs /decoupage packs that we seem to accumulate through the years and clear some old bits out, so i have made lots of the same images.

Monday, 18 September 2017

New Challenge at Artistic Inspirations

 We have an Autumn theme this fortnight, i have used a digi image from Fabrika Fantasy it's called 'Little Tennis Boy'.
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I have coloured him using promarkers, and used some letter brads i have had for years.... Also some paper from first edition and a tennis racket.

I would like to enter this card into
DIGI CHOOSEDAY - A/G week 37 ends 26th Sept

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Mabel Lucie Atwell

Here are 3 cards i made using some Mabel Lucie Attwell images from Katy Sue Designs.

Cute images aren't they, i must admit i don't really remember these maybe it was slightly before my time!

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Gardening cards

Here are quite few gardening cards i made a while back, using up some decoupage papers from Do crafts. I do love to garden but mine is tiny so not much to do in it really.

 I gave all these card to a charity shop along with some others.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Fathers Day card

I feel like i haven't had much time to post my card's on blogger lately so i am try to catch up a bit, too busy looking for a job (taking up all my spare time). And with keeping the boys busy over the school holidays eats away at time too!

Anyway here is a fathers day card i made back a few months ago for my dad, i am from a coal mining area when i was young but didn't really see any it had all ended when i was growing up. 
Here is the Brownhills miner sculpture where i grew up.
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The card i made was using the La Pashe decoupage papers 'Remember when'

I would like to enter the above card into the following challenge
AUD sentiments #188 anything goes with sentiment -ends 18th Sept

Here is another i made at the same time, i added some heat embossed cogs and clocks in the background.


Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Challenge over at Crafting with friends

Here is my late posting of this card (oops! i thought i had done it already) card for the challenge over at Crafting with Friends. Had such a busy few weeks.

I am using a very cute digi image from SheepSki Designs called Snowman Selfie

I would like to enter the above card into the following challenge
AUD sentiments #188 anything goes with sentiment -ends 18th Sept

Hope it was worth the wait!. I have used a die for the photo frame and some old christmas paper from my stash. A few text peel offs and really old Sticky ribbon.

Monday, 7 August 2017

New Challenge over at Whoopsi Daisy

Today is the start of the new challenge this month at Whoopsi Daisy, the theme is  Colour by Hand.
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I have coloured the digi image with promarkers, and used some old papers from my stash i have had for years.

Thanks Louise

Monday, 24 July 2017

Just for fun challenge at Artistic inspirations

This fortnight is a just for fun challenge over at Artistic Inspirations

My card is made using the recent freebies from cardmaking and Papercraft magazine.


Friday, 21 July 2017

New challenge at Crafting with friends.

Hiya today we have a new challenge over at Crafting with friends, 

I have made a card using the lovely digi image from Nikki Burnette

I have coloured the image using Promarker, the background and carriage are rubber stamps I have in my stash.