Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Birthday Owl


I think this paper was a magazine freebie and so was the Woodware  owl stamp set. I used AquaMarkers to colour him.As this card was for a man I couldn't decide what embellishments would work so I left it plain and simple.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Happy Birthday

Like many of you I have a few sentiment stamps but usually only use a handful and this 'Happy Birthday' stamp from Stamp-it is one that I use again and again.

Friday, November 25, 2016


About 8 years ago I made my visit to New Zealand ( a place I love to go ) . Driving around we came across a  shop which was really a haven for quilters and had some lovely fabric . In a little corner were a few bits of crafts stuff and I picked up sheet ( 6 on a sheet) of these 3D handbags. Over the years I have only used 2 so thought it was time to dust them and get them on a card.

I love this top card the colours really work for me but the bottom one does nothing for me at all and I struggled to find the right paper.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

christmas baubles

I promised myself that this year I would play along and make a card for each day of the challenge and here we are at Day 21 and I only just joining the party over at Beccy's Place -I used 3 different stamps on a biscuit coloured cardstock - then coloured with Aquamarkers .

Monday, November 14, 2016

Shades of Blue and Brown

Can I say a BIG thank you to my 81 followers who have not yet deleted me from their list. This last year has been a strange one - I have lost a lot of my bloggy mates due to divorce -moving house- and even death -along with  my own little problems I have struggled to find any interest in crafting , in fact any interest in anything at all - I'm not sure if and when normal service will be resumed but I will try .
As you can see all 3 cards use a brown cardstock with blue and white.  

Friday, September 23, 2016

Christmas Trees

I teamed together brown and pale blue - not the usual Christmas colours.

 Creative Craft Cottage - challenge 72 - Anything Goes - I had the idea for this card two weeks ago when the challenge was spots an stripes but just never got the time to make it - lucky it fits the theme this time around.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cuddly Birthday

I love  ProMarkers- challenge 315- Birthday -  I used AquaMarkers for this card and a sweet stamp from Cuddly Buddly which I've had for quite a while.

Monday, August 15, 2016

A square card

Passion for ProMarkers challenge 358- hip to be square - I used AquaMarkers for my cute elephant- typical me I coloured the elephant first and then had to search through my stash to find some papers - I never learn.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thank you

a quick card made with some pretty paper - it can be that simple.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Just a shower

Squirrel's - Not - So- Random Challenge 1- Anything goes

Creative Craft Cottage - challenge 68 - Anything goes

Little White Dog


Penny's Paper- Crafty Challenge -  288 - Anything Goes

Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes

I took this pic on Monday when it was rainy and gloomy so the colours look a bit faded with the flash on the camera, I have'nt been able to turn it off despite pressing all the flash buttons on my camera.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Cute as

I've just noticed I haven't removed the backing on the sticky tape across the bottom of the planter. We've had a lot of rain today and the sky has been heavy and dark which is not good for taking pics. The colours are sage green cardstock -very pale pink for the circle and the sentiment is made up from a sheet of rub-ons.
Feeling Sketchy number 149- 

Saturday, June 11, 2016


This was made for a music loving man in his seventies - the photos don' really pick up all burnished gold of the musical notes - it's much better IRL.

I cut away both the edges of the card leaving just the centre strip to decorate.