January Project: Day 4: Beauty Abounds

I think I have fallen in love with this set ‘Beauty Abounds’ from the 2019 Occasions Catalogue. I have co-ordinated it with the Butterfly Beauty Thinlit Dies and used Granny Apple Green as the base of the card. I stamped off the floral swirl from the stamp set and randomly placed it on the front. […]

January Project: Day 3: Balloon Celebrations

I have used this set before but thought I would use up some more scraps. I stamped different coloured scraps with clear ink and used white embossing powder on top. I then punched them out with the Balloon punch. I placed them randomly on the white cardstock on the strings and added some coloured stars […]

January Project: Day 1: A Little Wild

I decided I had enough of stamp sets sitting on my shelf and not being used, so my project for January is to try and use a different current set each day and see what happens!! Today I chose ‘A Little Wild’ from the current Annual catalogue. This is a very cute set and would […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Hop #2

I have been babysitting for 13 hours today and still needed to make a card tonight for the blog (Christmas and End of Year activities got in the way!)When I got home I decided to make a very simple card using the ‘Incredible like You’ stamp set we were given at OnStage. I love the […]

Stampers Anonymous Blog Challenge #1

Stampers Anonymous Blog Challenge #1 Wednesday 14th November 2018 Hi Everyone! This is the first time that I have participated in a blog hop, and I’m really looking forward to seeing the contributions that my friends are creating in response to the challenge of creating a card based on this sketch. I decided to use Soft […]

Christmas Sampler

I have been inspired by a Christmas Sampler that I saw online from Ronda and Fiona in the Facebook group Creating for Christ. It was their November project. I fell in love with it and decided to have a go at creating my first sampler using the instructions they had posted online. I didn’t have […]

Christmas is coming …

Last year I left making my Christmas cards until the last minute — partly due to the wonderful trip we had been on and only arriving back in Australia seven weeks before Christmas! This year I have been getting a start on them. A couple of weeks ago I  got out one of my favourite […]

Animal Antics

Sickness and busyness of life has meant that I haven’t been blogging or crafting as much as I would like. Today I have been able to sit down and make some cards from the ideas that have been floating around in my head for a few weeks! That has been a wonderful relaxing experience. I […]

Zoo Babies, Mermaids and Unicorns!!!!

When I began this blog, I wrote that I was interested in many different crafts including sewing. This past few weeks I have been busy preparing a baby play quilt. I have a Pfaff Embroidery machine (2170) and a few years ago I made this same quilt for my grandchildren. It is called Zoo Babies […]