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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Stamps by Me Postcard Stamps

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

The design team and I are so excited for Toni from Stamps by Me for her first ever 4 day deal!

She will be on Create and Craft today at 4 pm

The new products Toni will have are the following!

Eureka 101 Picture Postcard Collection.
Water colour wheel with 72 different colours.
Picture Postcard Watercolour Stamps

These new scenic post card stamps are gorgeous!

Sharing with you another couple of samples.


For this card I have watercoloured the "by the lake" watercolour stamp using the brand new  water colour wheel I then added the foilage from the Natural Elements die set to finish off!


For this card I have used Generation INX set 4 Vintage pads, I have used Aqua Green for the sky and then created the hills with Sea Green.  I then stamped the "over the hill" stamp with Versafine Spanish Moss and coloured with reinker light green from volume 3. I coloured the sun with Wink of Stella and stamped the birds.

I do hope you enjoy the show,

Thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Monday, 23 October 2017

Digi Doodle Studios - Belle Butterfly

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How was your weekend?

We have started to have a good clear out downstairs before the decorating begins.
I can't believe how much rubbish we have collected, lots of bags for charity and a few for the bin too!

Today I am sharing my DT project for Digi Doodle Studios using Belle Butterfly.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 red square scalloped edge base card.
2. Matted and layered blue card and heart shaped doily.
3. Printed Belle and coloured with Copics and Spica glitter pens.
4. Added flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts along with die cut leaves and pearl stems.
5. To finish off I added the birthday sentiment.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #68 - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy #42 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers #139 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles Crafting #42 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #266 - Anything Goes
As you like it - People or Animals (why) I love colouring people as you can really change the way they look with different colours and variety of embellishments.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 22 October 2017

Stamps by Me 4 Day Deal

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope you are all having a great weekend so far.

I have got quite a bit done yesterday, I have had a declutter of my craft room and have added new sale items such as stamps, embossing folders and dies will be added today to my website.  Please check them out all very reasonable sale prices too! Click the LINK to grab a bargain!

On Tuesday Toni from Stamps by Me will be on Create and Craft for a phenomenal 4 day deal!

These new stamps are gorgeous and also a new set of Generation INX vintage, and you all know I love vintage!

Here are just a couple of samples!


For this card I have stamped image with Distress Ink Vintage Photo and dragged the colour in with water.  The darker areas I used DI walnut stain, I have also used the Cross Stitch Frame dies to frame the image. I cut out the Wish die several times to build up and the last layer is cut with gold card.


For this card I used the new Generation INX Set 4 Burgundy, Orange Yellow and Sea Green to create the background, I then stamped the tree, birds and sentiment with Archival ink. I then cut out the large Maple Leaf die using copper pearlescent card to place over the tree.

I hope that you enjoy the shows and I will be back on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with more samples.

Thank you for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Mini Mission Inspiration - Geometric

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

How has your day been?

All the houeswork, washing and iron is done and looking forward to watching Strictly Come Dancing!  Do you have a favourite?

I have been decluttering my craft room and have added stamps and embossing folders to my website. Tomorrow I will be adding dies too. Check it out by clicking the LINK, all at reasonable prices too!

Today sharing with you my Mini Mission Inspiration journal page for October.

The theme was Geometrics!


I went with squares, using my geometric stencil along with Stamps by Me square die and Distress Oxides, Spiced Marmalade, Wilted Violet and Cracked Pistachio.

This is the Prompt to follow!


If you wish to watch the process on my you tube channel please click the LINK


I hope you enjoy the rest of your evening and thank you for stopping by!
Happy Crafting!


Make a Wish

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Saturday to you all!

A couple of errands to run and then spending rest of day in the craft room!

Today sharing a card using my new Chocolate Baroque stamps.


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square base card.
2. Masked off the base card with low tack masking tape into squares.
3. Using Distress Oxides, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet and Abandoned Coral coloured each square leaving one blank for the sentiment.
4. Using Archival Ink stamped the images and sentiment then coloured with Zig Clean Color pens.
5. To finish off added the black splats.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges!

A bit more time to Craft #54 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations #40 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girlz - Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds Creations #30 - Anything Goes
Love to Craft #15 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Friday, 20 October 2017

Life is a Wonderful Celebration

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Can you believe it is Friday already, where has this week gone.

Another busy day ahead here in my crafty piece of heaven.

What are your plans for today?

This card I am sharing today is from the new stamps and dies released this week by Toni over at Stamps by Me.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 square scalloped edge white base card.
2. Using masking tape I masked the base of the card leaving a square exposed.
3. I created the background by using DI stormy sky and forest moss, the sun is a mixture of carved pumpkin and picked raspberry to create a harvest moon.
4. Stamped the silhouette wild flowers, birds and sentiment with archival ink.
5. To finish off I drew a squiggly line around the scene and die cut in black one of the tall flower dies. before adhering to the side. I then highlighted the birds and wild flowers with white gel pen

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

TTCRD - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #365 - Clean and Simple
Addicted to Stamps #264 - Clean and Simple
Craftaholics R Us #41 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #129 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today
Happy Crafting!

Thursday, 19 October 2017

My Happy Place

Good Morning Crafty Friends, 

A few errands to run this morning and then an afternoon of crafting.

Do you enjoy reading? I do especially in the evenings, especially Tom Clancy and Dan Brown books.

This image from Elisabeth Bell is one of my favourite.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 Kraft square card base.
2. Matted and layered patterned paper from Linda Simpson Designs and book script paper.
3. Wrapped brown lace around one of the layers before adhering both layers to base card.
4. Matted and layered image onto burgundy card.
5. To finish off added the butterflies and the sentiment which reads "This is my Happy Place"

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Artistic Inspirations #188 - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #179 - Anything Goes
Glitter n Sparkle #261 - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #68 - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends #68 - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #52 - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft #51 - Anything goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!