Wednesday, 30 March 2022

Red Poppies


Today's card uses a background that I coloured with shaded lilac and bundled sage distress inks
The poppy stamp is from Stampin up and I have coloured with the following markers
Promarkers - Chilly red, Molten red, Herb green
Copics - lime green and lettuce
I have coloured my peeloff greeting in green to match the poppy buds, but it looks black in the scan. I sponged the edge with walnut stain distress ink, then adhered to the white base card

Allsorts # 669 - in the garden

Tuesday, 29 March 2022

Peace, Love and Hope


Hi everyone and welcome

A very quick post from me, as I have lots to do today

This is the sketch from BYSHCardmakers , and I have used a 6x6 pad called Metallic from My Minds Eye. Instead of matting, I edged the pieces with 'chilli red' Copic marker, and adhered to a red card base

The stamp is from stamp-it, which I stamped with red versamark and clear embossed


BYSHC # 20

Bizzy Becs Challenge - a/g

Scraps of Life - Rudolph Days

Sunday, 27 March 2022

Birthday Greetings


Welcome, and thanks for dropping in today
Today's card uses a die from Serendipity Stamps, which I cut in a scrap of red card and again in white
After roughly sketching some rocks and the sea with my copic markers, the lighthouse was adhered and the white pieces filled into the gaps.
I used a little WOS in gold for the lights and windows to give a touch of colour, then added the birds from Stampers Anonymous and the greeting from Stampin Up

Die Cut Divas - birthday

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Red Butterfly


Hi everyone, thanks for popping in

Today's card features embossing and debossing. I do not have the name of the folder, and suspect it may have been a freebie with a magazine.

I made three panels and ran my Memento ink pad (lady bug) along on two front sides and one reverse.

The butterfly was coloured to match and adhered over some white string, which was roughly gathered into a circle. I added some red 'bling' to the centre row of flowers and also the butterfly body

Here is a second pic after I decided to sponge the edges with the ink


Lets Squash It #18 - emboss/deboss

Allsorts #668 - feminine

Creative Fingers # 227 - a/g

PIP #2212 - a/g

Simon Says Monday Challenge - bright and cheerful

The Corrosive Challenge #4 - a/g

Thursday, 17 March 2022

Have a beautiful day


Hello everyone

I am back again with a bright and cheerful pink and white card.

I stamped the flower (unknown) twice onto pink paper and fussy cut. I coloured the centre with a black sparkly marker

The sentiment is from the same set, and I would love to know who it is by if anyone can help

After attaching a scrap of striped DP, I stamped the sentiment and clear embossed it, then adhered just the centre of the flower so that the petals can be raised


Allsorts #667 - Spring is in the air

Word Art Wednesday #535/536 - a/g

Crafty Gals Corner #229 - add a flower

Creations in Pink #44 - a/g in mainly pink

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Just for You


Welcome crafty friends.

I made this card following one of Natasha Foote's videos, she has some wonderful ideas, and her videos are short and to the point.

I chose 3 patterned papers and stamped with one of the scribbly birds, twice on each dp. I fussy cut (excluding the legs) and then layered onto a different colour, after cutting into squares to arrange in a row.

I cut a piece of acetate a little smaller than my slimline card base, and attached the 3 squares with mounting tape. I also attached the message (Woodware stamp set) on mounting tape, then wound a piece of Baker's twine around and tied in a bow. The acetate was attached with red-line tape, where it was hidden behind the elements


Ally's Angels #56 - a/g

Time Out #209 - cute

Lost Coast Portal to Creativity #140 - Tweet This

Crafts Galore Encore #97 - a/g

DLArt - a/g

UK Stampers - on facebook

Wednesday, 9 March 2022

Patch and Pebble


Welcome back
Today's card uses a lovely House Mouse stamp that was sent to me by Mia in Greece, thank you so much Mia. A cute stamp of Patch and Pebble getting ready to plant their Spring garden!

I stamped onto a piece of white card using Memento 'London Fog' so that I would not have to colour the fur. To colour the rest I used 
Promarkers - cornflower, caramel and chilly red
Copics - nile green, cool grey  and ash rose
After trimming and edging with the grey and red, I attached to my card which had a lovely striped piece of DP adhered

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #360 - a/g with spring flowers option
We Love Stamping - anything (stamped) spring
Stamping Sensations - stamp something for spring
Crafty Calendar - spots, stripes, or Easter

Monday, 7 March 2022

Butterfly Best Wishes


Welcome back

We have just returned from a weeks holiday in our Motorhome, which was most enjoyable

It has been a while since I joined with the Penny Black Saturday challenge, but decided to make this card from my box of Stickeroos, which has been sadly neglected. This is from Butterfly Party #10-181

I cut the border from the sheet to make a frame for the cream panel which has been distressed and edged with walnut stain DI. I used the flower, plus some of the background, the two little rows of flowers and one of the butterflies, which I mounted on a scrap of card and raised with mounting tape. I then added the Best Wishes sticker and the gold dots.


Penny Black Saturday - a/g with option of bright colours

Time Out #208 - 8th birthday

Paperbabe #162 - a/g

Allsorts #666 - a/g with distress option

Dare 2B Artsy - a/g