Tuesday 28 November 2023

Christmas crystal art…

 


These plaques have been great fun to make ….lots of music listened too and coffee and biscuits….what a perfect way to spend the day …..

Thanks for popping by today and keep warm …

Sunday 26 November 2023

christmas card club challenge 24 Gnomes

 I just cannot believe the year has fled by so quickly...just one more challenge left....


This is one of the Francoise Reed stamps coloured with water colours….fun to do…

I hope you are all keeping warm in this chilly week…at least the sun is shining….take care xxxx

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Making some boxes

 Thank you for popping by my blog today….as you can see I have been playing



These really have been fun to make all tonic dies…

Hope you are having a good day

Sunday 19 November 2023

a sunday Christmas card...

 thanks for popping by today I hope your Sunday is fun I am making boxes all day today....


my favourite Rudolph die from tattered lace a few years old now...the backing is just from an old my craft studio cd...always a good source of backing scenes....

looks like we are in for a dryer week which will be lovely a chance to get all the leaves swept up and the garden tidy....take care 

Wednesday 15 November 2023

masculine christmas....

 love this image....


its a hunkydory one from the  winter wonderland little square book....

I hope you are all okay out in blog land....take care 

Sunday 12 November 2023

christmas card club challenge 23....sparkle and shine

 only 2 more challenges left....


a crystal art card....really enjoyed doing this and listening to music....

Hope you are having a great Sunday and thanks for popping by....

Friday 10 November 2023

Happy Annivesary

 just doing a bit of recycling......


its a really lovely sunny morning here so I am multi tasking...washing a bit of crystal art and listening to music      I hope you are having a great day and thanks for popping by.....

Sunday 5 November 2023

a Christmas Stocking

 its a lovely sunny Sunday morning here Richard has gone off car booting and I am just starting the washing...oh joy!


made with an old tattered lace set of dies....all decoupaged up.

I hope you have a lovely Sunday take care 

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Happy Birthday

 simple card...


hope you are having a good day...I am still trying to work out why my blog is not visible when I comment but I hope it is now fixed...fingers crossed.

Thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 29 October 2023

christmas card club challenge 22 something beginning with R

 and I went for Rudolph


made with carnation crafts dies...

only 3 more challenges left and the club closes, its such a shame 

thanks for popping by today and I hope you are having a good Sunday.

Wednesday 25 October 2023

 Hi everyone...a quick card using Heartfelt Creations


we didn't suffer much from storm Babette and I hope that you are all safe and dry....

Sunday 22 October 2023

a Sunday Christmas card

 I really enjoyed making this one 


made using Sue  Wilson dies...

hope you all stayed safe during storm Babet....didn't affect us much apart from being wet and windy back to normal today....

Wednesday 18 October 2023

a fun birthday card....

 hope you are well and keeping warm I have given in and put the heating on!


love this die set...by Lene

cut in white and coloured with copics....

thanks for popping by.

Sunday 15 October 2023

Christmas card club challenge 21....things with wings

 well I have gone for Robin .....


made using Lisa Hortons Robin and  the sentiment is Marianne Designs....

only 4 more challenges until the club closes ....

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Happy Birthday

 it was my niece Elizabeth's birthday this week so i made her a pretty card....


my favourite Tattered lace dies.....

hope you are well and enjoying your crafting.

Sunday 8 October 2023

christmas treat characters

 I always do a set of  treat holders each christmas for on the table...this year I have used tonic characters



each of the characters has a chocolate orange in the base and chocolate coins in the heads...great fun as place markers....

thanks for popping by today enjoy your crafting.

Wednesday 4 October 2023

a christmas village

 I made this card as an alternative one for the christmas card club challenge a couple of weeks back using some old crafters companion dies...


I have absolutely smothered it in glitter and it is so sparkly....

hope you are having a good day its pouring down here...and thanks for dropping by.

Sunday 1 October 2023

christmas card club challenge 20

 I have gone with anything goes this week as I have been poorly and not able to craft for a couple of weeks...


made using Nitwits Nutcracker collection....

I went for my Covid jab yesterday and that has made me feel even worse so I am staying in bed and keeping warm....

Thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 24 September 2023

a sunday christmas card

 well I am back in the land of the living just having had one of the worst colds in a very long time..kept testing negative for covid although the rest of the family have had it....


a fun little card made with Tattered lace dies

I hope you are all well out in blogland  and thanks for popping by today

Tuesday 12 September 2023

candy cane wishes.....

 I just love this stamping up set.....


I hope you are managing some crafting in this hot weather....thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 10 September 2023

a Sunday Christmas card.....

 well that has been a glorious week hasn't it...not a lot of crafting has been done as its been a bit warm 


just a quick card using a Sue Wilson die....

hope you are keeping well and enjoying your crafting....

Tuesday 5 September 2023

a cheer up card...

 

made using tattered lace dies...and a very old embossing folder....

I hope you are all doing well in this lovely spell of warm weather take care 

Sunday 3 September 2023

Christmas card club challenge 18...trees

 Hi everyone....had fun making this one...




made using Lisa Hortons 3D embossing folder and her sentiment die...

thanks for popping round today pop over and see the other girls cards the links to their blogs are on my side bar....

Thursday 31 August 2023

Gnomes for Christmas

 I bought myself the latest Francoise Reed set of stamps...oh yes they are such fun....


great fun to colour with water colour inks....

thanks for popping by today.

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Crystal art project....

 all the wet weather in July had me in my craft room trying something new to me....


a set of 4 nutcrackers and a three D tree....well I certainly enjoy doing these...lots of my favourite music played and a very relaxing project...I will certainly be doing more....

thanks for popping by today...

Sunday 27 August 2023

a Sunday Christmas card....

 I have been playing with some Carnation Crafts dies...


this just took forever to make ...using the Santa's grotto collection and a lot of patience...and glitter now all I have to do is make an envelope its nearly A4 in size....

thanks for popping by today.

Wednesday 23 August 2023

Happy birthday ....

 playing with my Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies...


just love these stamps and dies...the flowers are tattered lace....

thanks for popping by today and take care 

Sunday 20 August 2023

Christmas card club challenge 17...a purple Christmas

 not a colour I would normally use but lucky for me Heartfelt creations did a whole collection based on blue and purple...


used the Holiday star collection backing papers and dies...a bit of glitter....

please pop and see the other girls cards the links to their blogs are on my side bar....

Wednesday 16 August 2023

Happy Birthday

 a very simple CAS card


made using Tim Holtz bow.....so difficult to get a good photo but the background is embossed with an old happy birthday folder....

take care....

Sunday 13 August 2023

simple joys

 another lovely old Nitwits collection....


just love the 

santa...I am so glad I found my USB with all these collections on...

I hope you are having a lovely Sunday....


Wednesday 9 August 2023

happy bee day....

 playing with my dies...


I have used some very old Phil Martin papers and the Marianne Designs Daisy dies and the Bees set...

the sentiment is from the crafters companion set Bee-tiful Bees ...love a DL card...

hope you are enjoying your crafting out in blog land...


Sunday 6 August 2023

Christmas Club challenge 16.....Humour

 Hope it makes you smile....


made using NitWits Mooey Christmas collection....all decoupaged up and lots of sparkle...

do pop round to see the other girls in the club the links to their blogs are on my side bar...

thanks for popping by please let me know if it made you smile....

Wednesday 2 August 2023

Deer friends

 

just playing with my Nitwit collection Deer Friends and enjoying a bit of decoupage....

I hope you are all well out in blogland .....

Sunday 30 July 2023

a wet Sunday....

 its rained just about every day this last week so I have managed a bit of crafting....


this is a die from cottage cutz called Happy Reindeer and snowman.   .cut out in white card and coloured with my copics...the sentiment is from Marianne Designs 

Hope your Sunday is a bit brighter than mine.....

Wednesday 26 July 2023

Poinsettia.....

 I treated myself to the new Lisa Horton stencils and have been having a play....


I used a variety of distress inks, Lisa 's Merry Christmas sentiment and her new acetate....

hope you are having a good start to your day...I shall be helping my husband cut our back hedge by supplying tea every hour!....take care 

Sunday 23 July 2023

Christmas card club challenge 15

 a winter village.....


for this card I used my heartfelt creations coming home for Christmas and Holiday snowflake frame...lots of glitter and a few poinsettia.

thanks for popping by today I hope you are having a lovely Sunday.

Thursday 20 July 2023

candy canes

 I have been playing this morning with my stamping up candy canes....


I decided to do them in holly green...

thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 16 July 2023

a Christmas card...

 its been Wimbldon this last 2 weeks so only a very little bit of crafting done in the mornings...


I have been playing with my Nitwit collection again....just loving the Nutcracker...

Thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 9 July 2023

christmas card club challenge 14....Penguins

 this time I have used a craft consortium decoupage....


the frame is made using creative world of crafts die and a sue Wilson sentiment....not a very good photo  trying not to get glare of the silver mirri but at least the glitter shows up...

thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 25 June 2023

Christmas card club challenge 13 Large sentiment

 out with dies, embossing folders and gilding wax....


creative expressions 3d folder which gave a lovely deep emboss...no idea of the brand for the die packaging long gone....

if you go to my side bar the links to the other girls in the club are there ...

thanks for popping by today.

Thursday 22 June 2023

hello card

 I have friend who is going through some rough cancer treatment and I thought this would give her a smile...


made from the spellbinder set I've got you covered by Vicky Papaioannou its great fun.

thanks got popping by today 

Tuesday 20 June 2023

happy Anniversary...

 had a play making some backgrounds with brushos....


this is a lovely die from Sue Wilsons love collection...

thanks for popping by today.

Sunday 18 June 2023

Christmas bells

 I have been rediscovering my NitWit collections and this image is from Christmas linen ... its a good few years since I used them...


I really enjoyed the fussy cutting and decoupage 

thanks for popping by today and I hope you are enjoying your crafting.

Thursday 15 June 2023

Happy Bee-day

 making a fun card...


some fun little Bees....Marianne designs dies a really old embossing folder and a crafters companion sentiment...great to be able to mix up so many crafty items to make a card.

I hope you are enjoying the glorious weather and not suffering hayfever as I am

I know that commenting is not happening much so how about if you like my cards just give me a ๐Ÿ’–in the comments box...


Tuesday 13 June 2023

a masculine birthday card...

 thought this Tim Holtz die set was perfect for making male themed cards....


a very old backing paper from Heartfelt creations embossed with a crafters companion embossing folder and some distress ink....a tattered lace sentiment and the gentleman die ...

Thanks for popping by today hope you like the card....

Sunday 11 June 2023

Christmas card club challenge 12...Nativity

 I managed to make two cards on this theme....


this one is made using craft consortium  Nativity collection 


and this one using Heartfelt creations O Holy Night collection......

Do pop round to see the other girls cards the links are on my side bar...

thanks for popping by today.


Thursday 8 June 2023

Christmas .....

 a bright and cheery card....


made with NitWits  Nutcracker collection....great fun decoupaging up.....


hope you are having fun with your crafting and thanks for popping by today.....and if you like my card how about leaving me a ❤️ in the comments

Tuesday 6 June 2023

thinking of you...

 just a little cheer up card...


made using the spellbinders" I've got you covered "by Vicky Papaioannou stamp and die sets...which I thought was just perfect for those cards to let people know you care....

Hope you are having a lovely day and doing some crafting, thanks for popping by.