A few recent card makes for family and friends birthday in January. I had 3 to make and not much time so I kept them simple but fun (I hope). The first two use one of my favourite stamp sets – Bold Pop Design stamp and die set from Hero Arts and Sizzix. The cards… Continue reading Simple Birthday Cards
I intended to post my illustration on Saturday (as I have for the last two weeks) but I’m still working on it so I thought I’d share a simple birthday card that I made before Christmas. It’s a great one for using up little bits of patterned paper from previous projects. If you can cut a… Continue reading Simple Birthday Card
We all have those cards to make that can be a bit tricky, usually it is ‘With Sympathy’ ones or ‘Thinking of You’ as the subject matter, in those cases, is difficult. Well, it is my Husband’s Aunt’s birthday in a few days but her birthday also marks the first anniversary of her husband’s death. I… Continue reading With Love Handmade Card
Hello, It’s another rainy day here so I thought I’d brighten things up by sharing a recent card I made for my friend’s daughter. She celebrated her first birthday the other week – what more of an excuse do I need to use my new stamp set. Who doesn’t love magical unicorns?! The stamps are… Continue reading Make A Wish
Hello, I thought I’d drop in between loads of laundry and school summer plays to show you my recent makes. A family member saw a sterling silver necklace I had made on my Facebook page (shameless plug for The Artisan Duck on Facebook – feel free to find me and like!) and asked for one… Continue reading Cake Card and More.
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’m not going to lie – things have been tough round here for the last few weeks. For those that read my last blog post you will know that my son has been very unwell (if you want to read my last post you can click here), we have attended a funeral for my husband’s… Continue reading Button Birthday and Sad News