Welcome To My Blog

Hello and welcome to my crafting blog. If you are new to visiting me, thank you for stopping by! This is my personal space where I talk about the latest creations that I've made using various crafting products.

If you are looking for a commission or inspiration on a particular card or occasion, please scroll down and take a look on the left hand side at the "Labels" column where it will list cards by occasion and by Stampin' Up! stamp sets in alphabetical order for easy viewing. Just click on one of the titles to view the various cards and boxes in your chosen category.

If you would like me to make a specific card for a special someone or occasion, please email me for more details.

Enjoy your stay, and if you have time, please leave a message to let me know you've dropped by :)


Saturday, 26 January 2013

SAB Freebies

Sale-A-Bration is in full swing and for those of you who would like to see what's on offer for every £45 you spend before p&p you can choose one item from the following:

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Thursday, 17 January 2013

Sale-A-Bration starts TODAY!

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It's finally arrived: Sale-A-Bration - Stampin' Up! Sale of the year... 

For every £45 you spend before p&p, you get to choose one item from the many many SAB exclusive items. For the first time this year, should you not wish to choose from the exclusive SAB stamp sets/paper/ribbons/punches, you can choose instead to opt for regular goodies listed in the brochure, i.e. certain goodies from the current Annual Catalogue:  

Itty Bitty Banners Stamp Set, Getting Started Cardstock Pack, Vintage Faceted Designer Buttons, Quint-Essential Flower Stamp, Simply Scored Diagonal Plate or 
Essentials Paper-Piercing Pack.

What are you waiting for?  Check out the link to the left hand side to view the Sale-A-Bration brochure and contact me soon to place your order.

Bye for now,


Saturday, 12 January 2013

Happy Birthday Aunty

Today is my Aunty's birthday and so here's a special card made for her using my much loved but retired stamp set A Rose Is A Rose.

A Rose Is A Rose

Stamps: A Rose Is A Rose (retired) and Heard From The Heart (retired).
Cardstock: Calypso Coral (In Color), Wild Wasabi and Whisper White. DSP - Subtles Collection.
Inkpad: Calypso Coral (In Color), Certainly Celery and Wild Wasabi. 
Accessories: Textured Impressions Embossing Folder - Perfect Polka Dots, Big Shot Machine, Scallop Trim Border Punch,
3/8" Ruffled Ribbon - Calypso Coral (In Color), Stamp-A-Ma-Jig, Paper Snips, SU Bone Folder, Sticky Strip and Dimensionals.
Card Size:

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Thursday, 10 January 2013

Patterned Party - Pop Up Card

Hi there,

Here's another card using the lovely Patterned Party stamp set.  This is a Free Standing Pop Up card so it fits flat into a regular sized envelope, yet opens and pops up to stand on the table.

Pop Up Card

From the side:

When folded up flat:  

Stamps: Patterned Party and Pretty Petites (SAB 2013).
Cardstock: Pool Party, Primrose Petals and Whisper White.
Primrose Petals, Wisteria Wonder, Pool Party and Basic Grey. Versamark Stamp Pad.

Accessories: Simply Scored, Embossing Buddy, Stampin' Emboss Powder - White, Petite Curly Label Punch (SAB 2013), Sticky Strip, Paper Snips, SU Bone Folder, Heat Tool.
Card Size: To fit A6 envelope.

Thanks for stopping by.


Monday, 7 January 2013

Patterned Party Birthday Card

Hi all,

Hope your week is going off to a good start.  I made a card recently using the lovely Patterned Party stamp set.  I've had my eye on this particular set from the moment I set eyes on the new Catalogue back in October, so couldn't wait to ink this up when I got it!

Here's a birthday card I made below using lovely fresh colours from the In Color pallete:

Patterned Party

Stamps: Patterned Party (P.46). 
Cardstock: Pool Party, Primrose Petals, and Whisper White.  
Wisteria Wonder, Primrose Petals and Pool Party.

Accessories: Big Shot Machine, Top Note Die, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Paper Snips, SU Bone Folder and Dimensionals.
Card Size: A6.

This card was inspired and CASEd from this one.  

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Friday, 4 January 2013

January Promotion

Happy New Year to you!  I hope 2013 has gone off to a good start.  I think on 3 out of the 4 days so far, I have spent it shoppping, lol... my feet are definitely needing a rest, so hopefully this weekend :)

Once again, Stampin' Up! have a little promotion just for you.  From 3rd - 21st  January, you can get the Sealed With Love Simply Sent Kit free (a value of £8.25) which is viewable from the Autumn/Winter Catalogue on page 35 when you purchase the brand new My Little Valentine stamp set in clear-mount (see below picture that you can click on to see enlarged).  This four piece stamp set was created exclusively for this promotion and will not be available again after 21 January!

Should you wish to place an order with me, please let me know and I would be glad to do so asap.  Postage straight to you costs £4.95 however small or large your order is to any UK address.

Remember should you wish to purchase any goodies from the Autumn/Winter Catalogue you have only until 31 January, so take a look at the Catalogue (see links to the left hand side) or click here to see links to both current catalogues online.

Bye for now,


Thursday, 3 January 2013

Thomas The Tank Engine

Hi there,

I hope you had a great Christmas and New Year. 

Now the busy period is over, I was recently asked to make a card for a special soon to be five year old boy who loves Thomas The Tank Engine.  Here's the card below:

Thomas The Tank Engine

Stamps: Choo Choo (retired) and Schoolbook Serif Numbers (retired).
Cardstock: Marina Mist, Real Red, Bashful Blue, Basic Black and Whisper White.
Versamark Stamp Pad.

Accessories: Paper Snips, SU Bone Folder and Dimensionals.

Card Size: A5.

Thanks for stopping by.