Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Today's card is for the challenge at Paperbabe

I stamped the image on white card with Memento tuxedo black,  trimmed it, and layered onto a leftover piece of turquoise card that was on my desk. I tore across the bottom edge, added a flower from my stash, coloured only the butterfly, and glued in some matching beads to the centre of the flower.

I can also add this one at Pixies Crafty workshop

Thanks for looking, and have a great week

Monday, May 23, 2016

Caseing Shery

Here is my entry for the May challenge at Caseplorations.
I stamped the background with a variety of leaves, and then used a stamp from Darkroom Door for the message.

I have tried to follow Shery's style, so hope you like it

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

a little bit vintage

Today's card features this lovely bird stamp from Crafty Individuals. I stamped it on a piece of textured card, and coloured with copics. The circle is also cut from the same scrap of card. The background is DP which I added some coloured to with tattered rose di, (masking off the centre first) The edges are distressed, with a little lace tucked in here and there, and then (very) roughly stitched around. The whole thing was then attached to a white card. I don't know who the branch diecut is from, it was a leftover from a class I did
I would like to enter this at Crafty Individuals for a/g
Rubberdance for vintage brown, dusky blue, & faded rose
Allsorts for vintage
Pixies crafty workshop (I used snippets of lace and textured card)

Have a great week and happy crafting

Thursday, May 12, 2016


I made this card for one of my grandsons who is a very keen snowboarder.
I found a suitable image on the internet, and printed it and the message, from my computer.
I made the background using some Stampin Up stamps and also polka dot one, which I have lost the packaging from. The panel is layered onto a white card base.
Paperbabe  - birthday

Have a lovely week and thanks for visiting

Monday, May 2, 2016


Today's card uses an embossing folder from my 'nbus' pile, and I must admit I rather like it. I embossed the piece of teal card using my cuttlebug, and then swiped across the butterflies with a versamark stamp pad, then added some EP (2 different ones) I tied a matching ribbon across the bottom,tucked in a tiny flower, and then added my larger butterfly, which I cut out from an old calender and recoloured to match the teal theme. I am entering at
Butterfly Challenge #83 texture/teal
Cuttlebugmania Butterflies
Mixed Media #24 Butterflies and Blooms
Pixies Crafty Playground - I hope my butterfly counts!

Thursday, April 28, 2016

CAS or White Space

First of all a very warm welcome to my new followers (and thanks to Di at Pixie's Crafty Workshop for the shout out) Marit, Viv, Liz, Alexis,Shaz in Oz and Bonnie.
I hope you all enjoy visiting.

Today's card is very cas! I made a template, so that I could sponge the background with 2 colours of DI. I then stamped the wonderful birds from Stampin Up Wetlands set which a friend lent me (Thanks Carol) The message is also from the same set. I would like to enter this at Paper Artsy for White Space (2nd entry) and also a 2nd entry at Casplorations.

Thursday, April 21, 2016


Today, I have been 'caseing' the lovely card by Donna Mikasa over at Casplorations and this is my attempt.
I used a stamp set by Hot off the press, stamping the soild feather first in various colours, then over stamping with the detailed stamp. The splats are from a Paper Artsy set.The words are stamped on a snippet of black and embossed with white detail ep. I hope you like it, I thought it was a lovely design.
Challenges - Caseplorations
Rubberdance - spring colours
Pixies crafty workshop - using snippets