Lucky Duck Bookmark

Hey friends, I thought I’d share something a bit different today! I recently made this shaker bookmark for a friend, as a little bit of surprise happy mail to include inside her handmade card! I used this Tulip die from Time for Tea designs to cut the three tulip shapes out of two pieces ofContinue reading “Lucky Duck Bookmark”

Magical mermaid birthday

Another weekend, another kids party for my 4 year old!! The birthday girl is big into princesses, so I decided to make her a magical shaker card using the Fairytale Mermaid stamp set by Clearly Besotted, featuring a mermaid that I coloured up like Ariel. I stamped and coloured the mermaid and other images usingContinue reading “Magical mermaid birthday”

Jubilee celebration card

I couldn’t let the Platinum Jubilee pass by without making a card to celebrate! It was the perfect opportunity to finally use my Oh Crumbs stamp set by Heffy Doodle! I stamped and coloured the images from the set with Copic markers, then cut them out with my Brother Scan N Cut. I used theContinue reading “Jubilee celebration card”

E-I-E-I ‘ello!

Hey crafty friends, I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. Today, I’m sharing another interactive card, this time using the new Platform Pop-Up dies from Lawn Fawn. I absolutely love how you can easily create a scene with these dies. I won’t try to describe the process of putting the card base together as LawnContinue reading “E-I-E-I ‘ello!”

You’re tutu cute

Today I’m sharing an interactive “magic colouring” card using a technique inspired by the one and only Jennifer McGuire! I’ve set out step by step instructions on how I made my card, below: 1. Cut 2 pieces of white card 4×4″ and one piece of acetate also 4×4″. 2. Using Heffy Doodle’s Let’s Polka stencil,Continue reading “You’re tutu cute”

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!”