Monday, 28 December 2009

J -- Jewels

letter J again on the Alphabet Challenge is Jewels,
I used handbag ,shoe and border stickers and added lots of stick on jewels

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

I for Ink

this is a Sketch fat book page made for a swap,
the image is Crafty Individuals and we had to add some brads and embossed card ,I used Cuttlebug Script and rubbed it over with a deep red ink pad

Wednesday, 9 December 2009


The latest Anything Goes Challenge on Craft Swap Forum is "Santa"
I used some Santa's face background paper,burgundy card and a printed image on gold card

Saturday, 5 December 2009

H with Houses

letter H this week and something quite rare for me as I have used a rubber stamp !
I can,t remember what it is called because it was a gift and has been in the drawer for ages,I used a Whispers pen to match the colour to the green card and an X- Cut corner on the edges

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Christmas Trees

I have now finished my last 4 Christmas cards (I hope)
tree cut from template with assorted papers and corners cut with Xcut punches

Saturday, 28 November 2009

Green & Gold Candle

Candle made with another card blank and glitter iris folding strips from Deecraft

Sunday, 22 November 2009

Christmas Houses

Here are my Christmas Houses for the swap on Craft Swap Forum
they are ATC size (2 1/2" x 3 1/2") plus the roof on top which is embossed with the Cuttlebug Snowflakes folder
the lettering and other decorative bits on the Green and Blue are from Hot Off The Press papers and the Red one has bits cut from old cards

Saturday, 21 November 2009

F for Flowers

A Fat Book Page with Flower background paper and die cut with a jelly sticker on the top.

Sunday, 15 November 2009

E for Elephant

I have made a Fat Book Page with oriental paper,bronze mirri card,gold pearl paper embossed with a Cuttlebug square folder and a little embroidered Elephant motif.

Friday, 13 November 2009

Some More Baubles

I have used bought card blanks from Deecraft and also Dee's various Iris folding strips ,it was a lot quicker than cutting my own like I normally do as I needed to make 8.

Friday, 6 November 2009

D for Decoupage

I just knew it was going to be Decoupage this week,
I have made this card for my Husband's birthday he is a huge Clint Eastwood fan so I printed the image 3 times to decoupage bits of it

Sunday, 1 November 2009


I have made a bookmark for a swap on Craftswap Forum,
it is my first bookmark and also the first thing I have made just with stamps,
I used a snowflake stamp all around the edge in white pearlised ink and a poinsettia stamp in silver ink down the centre with 2 more cut out and stuck over the top,then some irridescent glitter to liven it up a bit,and some white fibres on the bottom,the navy blue card has coloured specks in it

Saturday, 31 October 2009

C for Circles

I used the Cuttlebug Bubbles embossing folder on a square brown card with a strip of black card to hide the join (because the cards are wider than the folders)
then stuck a giraffe peel off onto black card and added the greeting

Monday, 26 October 2009

B for Blue

this week letter B is something Blue
I have used a shoe card blank from Deecraft and papers from a Search Press book

Letter A

The Alphabet Challenge is starting again and the first one is to make a decorated letter A
I used Quickkutz Studio for the letters ,fairy background paper and a fairy diecut

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Autumn Leaf Fat Page

Fat page with printed vellum Acer leaves as background 2 Maple leaves cut from hand made papers and a bronze leaf brad

Friday, 2 October 2009

Z or Zebra

I have used a piece of Zebra patterned paper and Zebra image from some jungle papers and made the iris folded square from pearlised black & white papers in a white frame,mounted onto a white DL card

Friday, 25 September 2009

Y for Yellow

I used flower stickers with yellow flock,green borders for the stems and jewels in the flower centres , some yellow patterned papers for the vase,then mounted onto a yellow rose patterned card

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Crafts U Print Competition

this is my entry made with the free download from Crafts U Print
I tried to choose something that I could adapt and make a unique card with rather than just printing and sticking,the one I used was called Christmas Ribbons and I cut the paper up into strips for the baubles and trimmed the greeting strip with Fiskars victorian scissors

Monday, 21 September 2009

Beatles Songs ATCs

here are the other 3 in the Beatles Songs set ,each one slightly different so no-one gets an identical one.

Friday, 18 September 2009

X for X-cut

letter X already it has gone quickly.
I have used an X-cut snowflake corner punch on the grey card and a big circle punch for the bauble, the paper is the Ultra Glitter from Deecraft,mounted onto a navy blue card and finished with silver ribbon.