MFT Card Design Superstar – Coloring Virtuoso

Well, I’ll be honest – I wasn’t sure whether to enter this card in the competition at all, because some of the entries are just crazy good. However, I did take a lot of care over colouring my characters and I like how the card turned out, so if nothing else, I could end upContinue reading “MFT Card Design Superstar – Coloring Virtuoso”

MFT Stamps 2022 Card Design Superstar: Clean and Simple Genius

Do you love CAS (clean and simple) cards, or are you scared of them? I LOVE them but I find them so hard to pull off! Nonetheless, I decided to give it a go for the MFT Card Design Superstar: CAS Genius category. For some reason, I thought it would be a good idea toContinue reading MFT Stamps 2022 Card Design Superstar: Clean and Simple Genius

MFT Stamps Card Design Superstar 2022 – Box Card Master

Hi friends! For anyone that has been following me for a while, they’ll know that I am a big fan of MFT Stamps, so I was super excited when they announced their Card Design Superstar competition recently. I didn’t get time to take part last year, so I really wanted to get involved this year!Continue reading “MFT Stamps Card Design Superstar 2022 – Box Card Master”

Happy birthday – New Wow Trio

I love a Wow Trio, do you? Today they’ve released two new ones, and they’re lovely- to me, they feel very autumnal and rich! For today’s card, I’ve used the Ancient Orient Trio (Tarnished Brass, Vintage Turquoise and Turkish Coffee). I’ve been wanting to try a new-to-me Stamp Your Life project kit from Altenew calledContinue reading “Happy birthday – New Wow Trio”

You are one in a million

Hey crafty friends, how are you? Today I’m sharing a sweet little card, perfect for a new baby or a special friend. I started out with a panel of watercolour paper, and masked off the third to the left. On the right, I wet my paper and applied various shades of blue watercolour paint, fromContinue reading “You are one in a million”

Rainbow pawprints

A new crafty friend of mine is going through a tough time as her fur baby needs a lot of medical attention, so I wanted to make an encouragement card to let her know I was thinking of her. I used a rainbow of distress oxide colours (crackling campfire, scattered straw, salvaged patina, tumbled glass,Continue reading “Rainbow pawprints”

If Teachers were Apples…

I can’t actually believe it, but it’s my oldest daughter’s last day at nursery today! She starts primary school on Monday, so she’s gone in with presents for her teachers today. And of course, I had to make some handmade gifts, right? This bookmark was made for her key worker, who has been such aContinue reading “If Teachers were Apples…”

Rediscovery hop – Beach theme

Today I’m taking part in an Instagram Hop that is designed to encourage you to dig into that stash you’ve got sitting in your craft room, waiting to be used! It’s about using your existing supplies rather than buying new, which is something I’ve been trying to do a lot more this year! This month’sContinue reading “Rediscovery hop – Beach theme”

Charlotte’s Naming Day

It was our youngest daughter’s naming day at the weekend, and of course I had to make a card to mark it! I thought it would be appropriate to make a card with Charlotte’s name on it, so I used the Lea’s Ornate lower case alpha dies from Pinkfresh Studio to cut the letters fromContinue reading “Charlotte’s Naming Day”