Thursday, 29 September 2016

The scalloped pop up box is a Spellbinders die S5-233. Spellbinder dies also for the flowers and leaves. Looking forward to making some Christmas boxes they do fold flat to go into an envelope.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

A Sue Wilson stork die. The frame is a IO die, the clouds are Memory Box and the sentiment a Sue Wilson die.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

First I painted a sheet of card with Brusho paints then cut Sue Wilson trees. The background embossing folder is Creative Expressions. The deer a Memory Box die.

Monday, 26 September 2016

First I used Brusho on the card then cut out the Tim Holtz Christmas trees.  The deer a Memory Box die. I cut the frame using Spellbinder dies.

Sunday, 25 September 2016


Two cards using the Spellbinders die S1-004 `Love in Flight`. The top card has Tonic mat and layers and a MS heart border punch. The bottom card has a SU stamp and Tim Holtz sentiment die cut three times to make it stand out.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

Tim Holtz tree, snowflake and house dies with a Memory Box deer die. The frame aperture cut with a Spellbinders die.

Friday, 23 September 2016

Tim Holtz snow globe dies.

Thursday, 22 September 2016

SU stamps for the background and the image. Tonic dies for the mat and layers.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The background stamp is a SU, the leaves are a IO die. The bow tie line die a Memory Box and the flowers from the Wild Orchid company. The sentiment punches are SU.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

A Spellbinders die for these Christmas tags.

Monday, 19 September 2016

I love this Hero Arts  stamp. Such a shame the sparkle of the Cosmic Shimmer embossing powder is not picked up by the camera. The mat and layers of the sentiment are Tonic dies.

Sunday, 18 September 2016

The wavy line die purchased from Ebay UK - China. The flowers are same as the post below, the stems are a Memory Box die. The tag a Spellbinders die.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

The flowers and leaves are a Sue Wilson die CED1462 - Stitched Doodle Flowers. The spray is also Sue Wilson CED1464 Bold Scrolled Vine. The tag a Spellbinders die and the butterfly a MS punch.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Another set of dies from Ebay UK China. The wavy lines and the swans. The background embossing is a Creative Expressions folder also the sentiment die. 

Thursday, 15 September 2016

I was a bit reluctant to order dies from Ebay UK - China but they arrived after 3 weeks, very reasonable price and cut well, best of all no postage, no brainer. I added  Sizzix embossing folders and a Spellbinders sentiment tag

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

A Sizzix snowflake die to cut out an aperture then I stamped a scene behind

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

First I covered double sided adhesive paper with glitter. The background die cut is a Spellbinders. The Christmas tree a Sizzix die/

Monday, 12 September 2016

A Hero Arts stamp done with a SU navy ink pad. Memory Box icicle die and a Sizzix embossing sentiment. Stickles for the sparkle.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

The dies and stamps on this card came with the magazine `Simply Cards & Papercrafts` issue 154. The background wall embossing is a Sizzix folder.

Saturday, 10 September 2016

I have been asked to do a new baby card. I used the Spellbinder panel die. Tonic mat and layers. A Marianne pram die and Spellbinders sentiment die.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Some pretty papers I was given, adding Memory Box dies and a Spellbinder sentiment.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

A Creative Expressions mini mask and Colour Cloud blending inks for these two cards.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

The hearts were cut with a Sizzix die.  I used a sewing machine to put the old lace and an old book  onto the card.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

The stamp is a Penny Black. I used Colour Cloud blending inks for the background . The trees and sleigh are Spellbinder dies.

Monday, 5 September 2016

The frame is a Sue Wilson the stamp a Penny Black.

Sunday, 4 September 2016

I saw a similar idea to this on Pinterest and thought I would give it a go. I painted the canvas with  grey acrylic paint. Stamped various trees with a Stazon ink pad. Added a Sizzix figure and lamp post with  Spellbinders gate dies. Made up some very wet white acrylic paint and tapped the paint brush to make the snow effect.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

A Memory Box oval die and trees also the deer. The Christmas trees are Sue Wilson.

Friday, 2 September 2016

The die is a Tonic with a MS leaf punch done with vellum. The tiny paper flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

The embossing folder and stamps came with the magazine `Simply Cards & Papercrafts` issue 153. I used watercolour paper for the flowers. The leaf die is a Memory Box.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Spellbinders mat and layers, the body of the snowman is a SU die,  the hat, scarf and hands are a Sizzix die, the snowflakes are a punch.

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Oh no Christmas, yes I have started Christmas cards. The dies on this card are Spellbinders.

Monday, 29 August 2016

The mat and layers are Tonic dies. The stamp is a SU. The sentiment a Memory Box die. The background embossing a Creative Expressions and a Sizzix number die.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

My painting on china.





For 10 years now we have been clearing our loft, well we finally got to do it over the last few weeks. I came across a lot of china I painted. I have taken a box full to the charity shop to sell the rest I have put on my craft room wall. There is a painting of my dog Daisy and a Westie which was my next door neighbours both gone to doggie heaven. I no longer paint on china just watercolours and mostly cardmaking and sewing. I am never bored just not enough hours in the day sometimes for things I love to do.

Saturday, 27 August 2016

The background stamp and the flower  stamps are JustRite, the leaves are a Memory Box dies done with Phil Martin embossing powder. The sentiment die is a Spellbinders.

Friday, 26 August 2016

First I cut an aperture with a Tonic die. The bride and groom are Spellbinder dies also the corners. The border die is a Memory Box.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

The background embossing is a Creative Expressions folder. The flowers are Spellbinders the leaves are Robert Adams the wreath a Memory Box die. The border a Sizzix die.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

This card has all Spellbinder dies with SU punches for the sentiment.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

A Penny Black die for the border with Spellbinder flower die. MS butterfly punch with Mowed Lawn Distress Ink pad.

Monday, 22 August 2016

More makes for the Hospice coffee shop with fabric that has been donated.
I cut an aperture with a Spellbinder die and sponged through the opening. The flowers are also Spellbinders, the kite is a stamp that came with the magazine Creative Stamping. The mat and layers are Spellbinders.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

The cake die came with the magazine Cardmaking & Papercraft issue 160. The swirl border is a Penny Black and the mat and layer is a Spellbinders die.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Today`s makes - for sale in the Jersey day Hospice coffee shop, shopping bags and lavender bags.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

This card is for my friend Marian`s 70 th Birthday tomorrow. Mostly Spellbinder dies used with Sizzix numbers and Britannia dies sentiment.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

I cut an aperture with a Spellbinder die then used a grey ink pad to sponge the opening circle. The stamps are SU. The background embossing is a Creative Expressions folder also the mat and layers are Spellbinders.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

A Tonic background die with Memory Box flowers and butterfly dies.