Have a hamsteriffic birthday!

I totally fell in love with these Celebration Hamsters from Mama Elephant’s new release and couldn’t wait to get colouring them! I chose pastel shades and coloured the whole stamp set, so I’ve still got some left for another card 😊 These little guys are so cheerful, I felt like a shaker card was required!Continue reading “Have a hamsteriffic birthday!”

Rainbow shaker card

I was recently reminded of a technique I’d not done in a while – making a shaker card with layered circles in the centre. To do this, I started with six pieces of card measuring 6×6″. From the first, I cut a circle in the centre using the Time for Tea Designs Circle of LoveContinue reading “Rainbow shaker card”

MFT Wednesday sketch challenge

I mentioned in my last blog that I was inspired by some card sketches recently, so when I saw MFT’s Wednesday sketch challenge, I was keen to join in! I actually had some foxes already stamped and coloured from the MFT Let’s Curl Up stamp set, so I used those and then did some freeContinue reading “MFT Wednesday sketch challenge”

Hello bluebird color challenge

I love Hello Bluebird, so I was excited when they recently launched a monthly challenge! This is my entry for this month’s challenge, which is based on the following colour palette: I looove these spring pastels and I knew exactly which stamp set I wanted to use for my project – Feed the Birds. IContinue reading “Hello bluebird color challenge”

Happy Easter!

I’m not much of an Easter crafter, but there’s a few crafty items I fell in love with this year and decided to make a couple of simple Easter cards. After a period of illness, I was feeling a bit uninspired, so I turned to some card sketches on Google to give me some layoutContinue reading “Happy Easter!”

You raise me up

Happy Friday, crafty friends. I’m glad it’s the weekend, it’s been a tough week! In fact, it’s been a tough few weeks and so I made this little card for my husband to thank him for all his support recently. The main image is from the You Raise Me Up stamp set by Mama Elephant,Continue reading “You raise me up”

Welcome baby Jamie

Hey, crafty friends 😊 hope you’re all good! Today I’m sharing a card that my friend asked me to make to celebrate the arrival of her baby nephew, Jamie. She requested sloths and something 3D with his name on, so this is what I came up with! I used one of my favourite stamp setsContinue reading “Welcome baby Jamie”

Have a Super birthday!

Hi crafty friends! As you may know, I love superhero cards, so when I nabbed the Heffy Doodle Superdudes set for the recent collab with Time for Tea Designs, I couldn’t stop at just one card! To make this interactive card, I started by ink blending a panel of smooth white card with various blueContinue reading “Have a Super birthday!”

Otterly amazing – Hello Bluebird

Hey crafty friends, hope you had a lovely weekend. Today I’m sharing a card that I made with my long-awaited Hello Bluebird supplies! I started out by creating my seashore background. I used my blender brushes to ink blend the following Concord and 9th colours: Wheat (for the sand), then (lightest to darkest), Aqua Sky,Continue reading “Otterly amazing – Hello Bluebird”

Prickly Plushies

I’ve been doing really well this year in keeping my resolution to use more of my existing craft supplies, and not to buy too much new stuff. However, I did cave and buy a few new sets from the Clearly Besotted sale last week, and I couldn’t wait to colour up these adorable cacti! (TheContinue reading “Prickly Plushies”