Card Making

With Love Handmade 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

Card Making · Jewellery Making · Uncategorized · Watercolour

Cake Card and More.

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.

Card Making · Craft · Crafting · Die cutting · Handmade · Papercrafting · Stamping

Birthday Button Elephant

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

Card Making · Craft · Family · Uncategorized

Button Birthday and Sad News

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

Card Making · Craft · Die cutting · Embossing · Family · Stamping

Football Birthday Card

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

Card Making · Craft · Drawing · Family

Sleepy Koala Birthday

Slightly random title but the card is a little random! My younger sister had her birthday this week. She loves knitting. She loves koala bears. She loves her sleep. Put it all together and what do you get? Yes, a sleeping, knitting koala. I bought my daughter this great book http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1409587606?keywords=usborne%20drawing%20animals&qid=1446055234&ref_=sr_1_1&sr=8-1  It breaks down the process… Continue reading Sleepy Koala Birthday

Card Making · Craft · Die cutting · Family

Bird 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