Sisterhood of Crafters – All About Christmas!

We have a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and this fortnight’s Agata is our host and she chose the them “It’s all about Christmas”, so join in with any Christmas themed card by the 24th of December. I have to say that this Christmas season is unusually hectic for me as…

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Masculine 50th Birthday card

I don’t make many masculine cards and those I do are upon requests with a theme like hiking, golfing, wine… so I just create a digital image with my Silhouette Portrait and make a 3D card. But today I wanted to make a “normal” card which could be generic for any masculine birthdays and that…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Give Thanks

Hi fellow crafters. We have a new challenge starting today over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and our theme for the next fortnight is “Give Thanks”. So come join in and make anything showing Thanks, a Thank you card or something you are thankful for. I just got these stamps from The Ton and I…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Let the Sparkle Fly!

Its a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and our chief Sistah Darlene has chosen this month’s theme and its “Let the Sparkle Fly”. So make anything with bling and/or sparkle and join in the fun! I knew exactly what I was going to do for this challenge with my newly purchased Simon…

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Using my Stash – Clearly Besotted & Stamplorations

As promised, I’m sharing with you 2 cards I made using my new stash I got the last 2 months. Today’s card is made from the really cute critter stamps from Clearly Besotted and I used my Brother Scan and Cut to cut them. I also discovered a miracle pen to make all my colour…

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Back again

Its been awhile since I blogged, did you miss me? OK, so its only been a week, but after blogging almost daily, it feels like forever! Perhaps some of you thought it was nice to have a break from my posts, I know my hubby does! I asked him the other day if he reads…

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Calling All Sistahs – Check yourselves!

Its that time if the month again ladies, time to check yourselves! Breast Cancer is not contagious, but you can catch it early… if you check yourself monthly and go for regular check ups. This reminder was started by the amazing Michele at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, after she was diagnosed with Cancer. You can read her…

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Sisterhood of Crafters – Oh Boy, what next…

Its a new challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and the theme this fortnight is “Oh Boy, what next…”.  Its a fun theme chosen by Agata, and you could make a card for a Boy or something masculine, or something fun, or a declaration of pregnancy, or…. its up to your imagination! I…

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Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

Sometimes you want to make a card that doesn’t take 2h but still comes out looking good, and with this card I think I managed to do just that. Apart from the drying time, I think it only took me 15 minutes to make, a personal olympic record in card making for me! And I…

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Easy watercolour flowers

My daughter and I have started an online beginner’s water colouring course with Yao Cheng on Creativebug. I really love Yao Cheng’s loose abstract way of painting botanicals, creating with emotions instead of trying to control every stroke, what I really needed to learn and now I’m helping my daughter adapt to that too!  Today…

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