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

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”

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”

Trick or Treat – Lawn Fawn x Wow Embossing

Have you seen the new Trios that Wow Embossing have recently released? The thing I love about them is that often they are colours that I would not have thought to put together myself. One of the Trios that Wow! sent me to play with as part of my guest design spot recently was thisContinue reading Trick or Treat – Lawn Fawn x Wow Embossing

Sundae Sweeties shaker card

Hey guys, have you seen this month’s Papercraft Essentials Magazine? I was lucky to be featured in it this month, so I thought I’d share with you how I made this circular shaker card! Products used: Circle nesting dies Sundae Sweeties stamp and co-ordinating die sets Spooktacular die set Cupcakes shaker filling (Lucy’s Cards) CopicContinue reading “Sundae Sweeties shaker card”

Christmas in July

It feels very strange posting this card on the first day of a heatwave in the UK! But the current Lawn Fawn challenge is Christmas in July, so here we go! I started out by ink blending an A2 sized panel of Neenah solar white classic crest 110lb card stock with festive colours: candied apple,Continue reading “Christmas in July”

MFT sketch challenge

I’ve said it before: I LOVE a sketch challenge. Card layouts and background ideas are one of the things I struggle with the most, so I love the inspiration that comes from following a plan. So, today I’m sharing this sweet little card I made for the current MFT sketch challenge (below). I used theContinue reading “MFT sketch challenge”

Sending crafty hugs

Hey, crafty friends. I’ve not posted much recently as I’ve been busy behind the scenes making lots of cards for a couple of upcoming releases! However, I did make this super cute rainbow card recently so I thought I’d share that with you today 🙂 I started out by die cutting four of the StripesContinue reading “Sending crafty hugs”