Breast Cancer Awareness Blog Hop + Prize

Hi, its the 17th of the month again and time for the “Calling All Sistahs” Cancer Awareness Blog hop! Every month on this day, we join this hop to remind you to check yourself or schedule that mammography if you haven't had one recently. Heres a link that shows you how to  examine yourself. Early … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Blog Hop + Prize

Stencil Madness

Stencils are one of my favourite products to use as they are so versatile. They can be used as embossing folders, stamps, die cuts and just stencils! In this post I even created my own stencil from a cut file, as I wanted to join in the Stencil challenge over at Winnie & Walter's 3rd birthday bash … Continue reading Stencil Madness

Inspirational Sources + prize winners

Its very rare that I make a card that is inspired by just me, myself and I. I think the only cards I make where I'm not (consciously) influenced by others are my shadow box cards. The other day, a friend asked me to make a card for his father's 75th and when he told … Continue reading Inspirational Sources + prize winners

A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

I am really proud and happy to announce the birth of...a new shadow box card design! Those of you who know me must just have let out a breath of relief that I didn't have another child! Don't worry, I am happily in my "menopausing" stage and our kids are nowhere close to being parents! … Continue reading A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

Breast Cancer Awareness blog hop

Hi, its the 17th of the month again and time for the "Calling All Sistahs" Cancer Awareness Blog hop! Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called “Calling All Sistahs”, after her own discovery of breast cancer. Because of the early detection, she recovered and started this monthly awareness campaign to remind all women to … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness blog hop

Geometric Marbling pattern

I love card challenges because they challenge me to try new techniques and keep my brain cells from dying too rapidly! This card layout took a while to come together in my mind, as I wanted to join in Winnie & Walter's 3rd year Birthday Bash, Pattern-making challenge...without any Winnie & Walter products! (My recent orders … Continue reading Geometric Marbling pattern

Nail Polish Art

I love trying new techniques, which is one of the reason I enjoy making cards so much as there are so many techniques to put ink on paper, who knew! This card was made using nail polish of all things. I first saw it over at Winnie & Walter's The Gossip Column with the amazing Taheerah … Continue reading Nail Polish Art

Sparkly ombre background

I was on a roll this week, with no kids and no outside commitments, all I did was make cards with my new stash received this week, learnt new techniques, and leave lots of love out in Blog land! I think I must have spent 10h a day just on card making activities...and I still … Continue reading Sparkly ombre background

Naughty or Nice?

When I saw this sentiment from Riley's and Company Funny Bones collection, I just had to have it to make a cheeky Valentine's Day card! I also knew exactly which image I wanted to go with the text. So I got my daughter to draw me the mouth biting the lip, I scanned it in my … Continue reading Naughty or Nice?