A few weeks ago I sat playing with some distress ink pads and stamps. This was the result- I decided yesterday that it was time I actually made them into something. Crafty stash used : Sizzix / Hero Arts stamp and die cut – Butterflies #3 Ranger / Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads in the… Continue reading Butterfly Best Wishes
I’m sneaking into this weeks Color Throwdown #ctd378 challenge last minute with my entry. I’ve been meaning to set aside time all week to make something but it just hasn’t happened. I have used my MFT coffee cup die and my new Lawn Fawn Milo’s ABC alphabet stamps for this card. You can find the challenge here… Continue reading You Are My Cup Of Tea
Here is my make/colouring for The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge day 5: I used my new MFT coffee cup die and coloured it with Promarkers. I added extra shading with distress inks. The ‘hot stuff’ is die cut from a QuicKutz Lemonade Skinny Mini alphabet dies. The letters and heart were covered with… Continue reading Hot Stuff!
Day 2 of the daily marker challenge The stamps are from Hero Arts, the stitched tag and stars cut from a the Lawn Fawn Stitched Journaling Card die and I have finished with Wink Of Stella, a little touch of Glossy accents and silver thread. I coloured the image with my Promarkers. Fancy joining in?… Continue reading Birthday Button Elephant
I’ve had some much needed craft inspiration today. I came across a card making colour challenge with the aim of making a card using the colours craft, grey and yellow. Here is my entry: I used my Sizzix Hero Arts stamp and die set for the butterflies and flowers and my Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous… Continue reading Butterfly With Love
I’m still here – just. The last few weeks have been crazy bonkers. I suppose it’s that time of year. I have never know so many school Christmas activities that needed so much parental input. Different activities for each child on different days, various birthdays including mine and the usual round of paediatrician appointments. The… Continue reading Christmas Cards
It was my Husband’s birthday just over a week ago. In my head I had planned this hand drawn card but the reality was that I was clearly brewing my sinus infection and couldn’t focus or sit at my craft desk for too long. I had bought a stamp set it the summer with various sports… Continue reading Football Birthday Card
It was my Sister-in-Law’s birthday last week. She loves birds and spends most of her free time bird ringing so what else would I put on her Birthday card?! Crafty stash used – Sizzix Bigz Birds die First Edition New Bloom paper pad Sentiment stamp (brand unknown), sequins, white embossing powder, white and purple card… Continue reading Bird Birthday Card
I allowed myself the time to ‘play’ at my craft table the other day. I had bought a Tim Holtz die and embossing folder months ago as an ‘I absolutely must have them’ type scenario played out late one evening whilst browsing Amazon but I had never actually got round to using them (shameful, I know).… Continue reading Another Butterfly Card….
A simple Birthday card. Crafty stash used: Butterfly stamps by Kanban ‘Happy Birthday’ sentiment by Sizzix/Stephanie Bernard – ‘Phrases’ stamps and die set Sizzix ‘Wrapper,Circle’ dies First Edition Paper in Desert Blooms by Mindy Terasawa I chose the papers (more like thin card) and stamped and cut out as shown. The butterfly wings were shaped… Continue reading Butterfly Birthday Wishes