Artfully Composed

I have been absent a bit from my social media recently as I was distracted by my mum being very ill and then her death and our journey to the UK to say goodbye. I found it hard to be creative unless I really had to. However I am trying to get back into posting […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #42

This month we have been given the challenge to use the following colours: Petal Pink, Soft Sea Foam and our choice of one of the new In Colours from the 2022-2023 Catalogue. I decided to use Sweet Sorbet and chose the Hues of Happiness Bundle, Natural Prints and Eden dies. I began with a Thick […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #40

This month we had a colour challenge using the colours Misty Moonlight, Magenta Madness and Bumblebee. These are the retiring colours for 2020 – 2022. I will miss these – especially Misty Moonlight – as it has been a softer colour of navy! I chose a stamp set that I hadn’t used for a while […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #39

This month we have a layout challenge. Last weekend I was at Stamp Retreat and came up with an idea for a card that thought a little ‘outside the box’. I chose the New Horizons DSP as my background paper where it has a natural divide in the middle where the foreground meets the horizon […]

2022 has arrived!!

I have been missing in action in January of this year but am going to try and remedy that over the next few weeks! I had been unwell, but the wonderful news is that we also had a new granddaughter born last week!! Her name is Olivia Grace. She joins our other 6 grandchildren! I […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #38

This month we are very relaxed in our blog hop as it is summer here in Australia! Our theme is ‘Anything goes’! I decided to make my own DSP using the stamp sets Flowing Flowers and Ranunculus Romance. I actually didn’t notice these stamp sets in the new Mini catalogue the first few times I […]

Half Cracker Gift Box

Week 12 of the Twelve Weeks of Christmas Today I am CASEing a project from All Things Stampy. Helen Read has written an excellent instruction sheet for these lovely Half Cracker Gift boxes that I have made for friends in the past two weeks. I changed the measurements a little to suit what I wanted […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #37

For our December challenge we had a three colour challenge using the colours Gray Granite, Soft Sea Foam and Petal Pink. I actually love this combination and was keen to try out some ideas. Time passed quickly but I did get time to do this beautiful card. I have a friend from church who is […]

Santa Tags

Week 11 of the Twelve Weeks of Christmas Projects Welcome to Week 11 of the Twelve weeks of Christmas. Today I want to show you the Santa Tags kit. Again these are quick and easy and I needed some tags for my grandchildren’s Christmas presents, so these are perfect! The kit is all inclusive. The […]