Monday, November 30, 2009

Gorjuss Sugar

Here's another version of my new favourite stamp. The stamp is from Funky Kits. Took delivery of a new Magnolia stamp today. Going to play tomorrow :)

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Simple Tree

Here's a simple tree made with dotty things from Craftwork Cards - attached to the card with a small foam square. The snowflake and 'tub' are cut from Kars paper.

Friday, November 27, 2009


Couldn't find a new snowman that I liked this year, so reverted to an old favourite. This snowman is a clear stamp from Woodware. I cut most of the front of the card off and added a piece of ripped paper then covered the 'inside' of the card. The snowman is coloured with ProMarkers.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009


Here's the picture for WOYWW. First time I've been brave enough to join in!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Magnolia in the Pink

I'm dreaming of a pink Christmas! The image is from Magnolia and she is coloured with ProMarkers. I added a touch of Stickles glitter to make her all sparkly!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

New blog

Can I recommend everyone visits Kayla's Cards. It is my son's girlfriend's new card making blog. Thanks for looking.

Gorjuss Girl Christmas

Here's the lovely Gorjuss Girl stamp again. Background papers are a mix of DCWV and Coredinations. The stamp is paper-pieced and coloured with ProMarkers.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Elzybells Reindeer

Love this adorable reindeer and robin. They are coloured with ProMarkers and I added some Stickles glitter glue. I stamped the image twice and 'decoupaged' the circle. The link for Elzybells is in my previous post.

Friday, November 20, 2009


I adore this stamp. (I think I've mentioned that before!) The stamp is from Elzybells. She is coloured with ProMarkers and has Stickles glitter added.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Gorjuss Christmas

I adore this cute Gorjuss Girl. I made her Christmassy by paper-piecing Basic Grey Christmas papers. Background papers are from my stash. I added Stickles glitter to her wings to complete the wintery look! Gorjuss Girls are available from

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Shopaholic - Do Crafts

Made this Christmas card with Claire Curd's new Do Crafts stamps. The stamps are great with lots of text and bags and a bargain £3.99!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Gorjuss Christmas

Made this card with a Gorjuss Girl stamp. I added a Hero Arts Christmas hat to make her seasonal. The text stamp is Penny Black.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Claire Curd Challenge

Here's my entry for Claire Curd's latest challenge. I used the free stamp on this month's Creativity magazine (from DoCrafts). Background papers are from my stash (sorry, I'm rubbish at remembering the manufacturers.) Why not enter the challenge here too?

Magnolia Santa

Made this card with my first Magnolia stamp. Santa is coloured with ProMarkers (my favourite recent purchase). Background papers are from K & Co. Snowflakes are Cuttlebug dies.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Hat Boy II

Same stamp as previous post, different background! How cute is this little guy?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Boy Santa

This is a stamp from Kerry Steptoe aka Curly Girl Me. Background papers are a mix of K & Co and Basic Grey. Christmas sentiment is from Hero Arts.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Funstamps Get Well

Made this card for someone who had a nasty accident recently. The stamp is from Funstamps and is coloured with various ProMarkers. Background paper is from DCWV. Sentiment stamp is from HOTP.

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Do Crafts Girly

Made this card for a friend's birthday. The image is from Do Crafts' Claire Curd. The papers used are DCWV and Core'dinations. The embossing was done with the help of my Cuttlebug.

Handbag 18

The is a handbag made at the request of a colleague. Not my usual kind of card as it is made from a pre-cut shaped bag from K & Co. It was pretty well receive though!

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Blue Elzybells

Made this card using my new Promarker colours. Background papers are Dazzle Core'dinations and white card embossed in the Cuttlebug. The stamp is from Elzybells - link below.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Poor Snowman

Experimented with this poor Woodware snowman. I feel so bad for chopping him up!

Monday, November 02, 2009

Dotty Trees

Made these cards with tree peel-offs. The peel-off is coloured with ProMarkers. The Winter Wishes sentiment is from a Woodware set.

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Award from Lindsay Mason

Just realised I have a blog award from Lindsay Mason. I feel so honoured. I love Lindsay's work and she was the inspiration behind my recent inky backgrounds.
Now I have to tell you 5 interesting things about me and pass the award to 5 other people. Passing the award on is the easy bit, but 5 'interesting' things about me? Here goes - 1. 25 years ago today I got engaged! 2. I support Blackburn Rovers FC. 3. Each weekend I watch my son play football Saturday and Sunday. 4. My elder son is living in Canada at the moment. 5. I love buying stash! ;)
5 blogs to recommend - Artfully Ila, her cards are always fab. Anita Mistry, I am a member of a card swapping group with Anita and her work is always fantastic. Enfys, whose crochet work is just amazing. Linda Elbourne, whose work always makes me smile, my last recommendation is Debbi who is a passionate crafter and fellow Sugar Nellie fan.

Gorjuss Girl Christmas

Made this card with a Gorjuss Girl stamp from Sugar Nellie. I added the santa hat for a festive version. The hat stamp is from Hero Arts. Background papers are from my stash, including Basic Grey.