Monday, June 28, 2010

Golden Wedding

Made this card at a friend's request. Embossing is Cuttlebug, number 50 and hearts are cut with George Cart for Cricut. Other text is Quickutz Olivia font. Ribbon is Papermania (freebie on a mag).

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Penny Black Saturday Challenge

This is my card for Challenge 107 on Penny Black Saturday Blog. The theme is patchwork. I chose to 'quilt' Core'dinations embossed through my Cuttlebug. The image is one of my favourite Penny Black stamps. Image coloured with ProMarkers.

Thursday, June 24, 2010


Made this card for a friend's mum. Background papers are My Mind's Eye Pretty Please (the last of my stash of these, boo hoo). Embossing is through the Cuttlebug.

Sunday, June 20, 2010


Here's my ATC for the K swap I am involved in. Struggled to find a theme for K and ended up with 'kit'. Now to think of something for L.....

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Less is More!

Can't get a card much quicker than this! Lace edge cut with Martha Stewart punch. Spotty paper is from Basic Grey's Kioshi range.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Man Card

Here's another 'man' card. The papers are from K&Co. Embossing is with the Cuttlebug Happy Birthday folder. Gems from Papermania.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Totally Gorjuss Challenge 34

Made this card for the challenge on Totally Gorjuss 'one for the boys' theme. Used Sugar Nellie stamp, coloured with ProMarkers. Background papers are from Dovecraft.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Allsorts Challenge Week 56

This is the card I made for the Allsorts Challenge (week 56). The papers are from Papermania (chairs) and Basic Grey (blue). The image is from Lili of the Valley (coloured with ProMarkers). Buttons and brad are Papermania, swirl is Tim Holtz Sissix.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Simple Cuttlebug Birthday

Very simple card with circles cut with Nestibilities and embossed with Cuttlebug Happy Birthday folder. Raffia from Papermania.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Lili of the Valley Challenge

Here's my card for this week's Lili of the Valley Challenge (number 55). The papers are from Basic Grey, embossed greeting is made with my Cuttlebug. Text is HOTP, gems were a recent 49p bargain from Hobbycraft and are by Papermania.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Man o Man!

Made this card for a friend. Found the 'man' theme mind boggling this week! Papers are a mix of Basic Grey and Core'dinations. Embossing with Cuttlebug folder. Raffia and brads from Papermania.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Totally Gorjuss Challenge 33

This card is for Challenge 33 on Totally Gorjuss. The stamp is, of course, a Gorjuss Girl from Funky Kits. Background papers are from Basic Grey, text is HOTP. Image coloured with ProMarkers.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010


How cute is this stamp? It's from Lili of the Valley. Coloured with ProMarkers (for a change lol!) Background papers are from Basic Grey.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Secret Crafter Challenge 86

Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge No 86. Image from Lili of the Valley (links in previous posts). Background papers DCWV. Image coloured with ProMarkers.

Monday, June 07, 2010

Do Crafts Football

A couple of quick, easy cards made with DoCrafts stamps. Coloured with ProMarkers.

Suze Weinberg at Topaz Crafts

These are some pictures I took at this weekend's demo at Topaz Crafts. Suze did some wonderful things with the Melt Pot. Despite bein jet-lagged Suze put on a fab display. Thanks to Topaz for a great day.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Allsorts Challenge Week 55

Here's my entry for Challenge 55 on Allsorts Challenge Blog. I used Basic Grey papers for the background and the image is the sweet new Lili of the Valley Stamp (link in previous posts). The sentiment is from Hero Arts. Image is coloured with ProMarkers.

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Lili of the Valley

I love this Lili of the Valley image. My boys spend many hours in a similar position! Background papers are from papermania. Image coloured with ProMarkers.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Sugar Bowl

Here's my entry for the challenge on The Sugar Bowl. The theme is black, pink and white and there's a sketch to follow. I love this Gorjuss Girl from Funky Kits. The papers are a mix of K&Co and Papermania. The flower die is the new Tim Holtz flowers from Sizzix.

Thursday, June 03, 2010


Coloured this image in sugary, girly colours (ProMarkers). I added papers from Papermania and flowers with added glitter.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Penny Black

I love the layout of this card. It's was a sketch challenge (Tiet's Sketch, I think) a few weeks ago, but I keep going back to it. The stamp is from Penny Black. Papers are My Mind's Eye's Pretty Please. I'm rapidly running out of this pad and I LOVE it :'( I coloured the girl in with ProMarkers. Added touches of Stickles glitter glue. Numbers cut with Cuttlebug's Olivia.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Football Manager Card

Made this card for my son's birthday. He's adores his i-Phone and the Football Manager app! I combined the 2 for this year's card. I took a picture of a 'fake text' on my own i-Phone for the 'message' greeting. It's a bit blurry, but I think he liked it!