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”

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”

Lawn Fawnatics sketch challenge

Hi everyone, hope you’re all well! It’s been a rough week here with illness so I took some time to recoup today and make a couple of cards for the current Lawn Fawn challenge. I stamped out the super cute images from Lawn Fawn’s Scripty Bubbles stamp set using Gina K Amalgam Onyx Black inkContinue reading “Lawn Fawnatics sketch challenge”

RAM 2nd birthday card

Hey, Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We had a lovely time celebrating my youngest daughter’s 2nd birthday. I made her this sweet little card using a digi image from Rachelle Anne Miller. I’ve never used digi images before and I was pleasantly surprised at how simple it was 😂 I simply coloured up theContinue reading “RAM 2nd birthday card”