Friday, 26 December 2008

Seasons greetings and mum and dads christmas card

Ihope you all had a great christmas and best wishes for 2009
Don't know what happened to this picture it keeps turning side ways when I post it
This is made with dufex decoupage behind the acetate, the frount of the card is flower soft images with christmas coloured flower soft

Saturday, 20 December 2008

another christmas card

A christmas card I made for a friend, sorry can't remember where I got the image from as I found it ages ago, mat and layered with embossed mirri card and my nesties

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Flower soft christmas

This is a flower soft image with the christmas colour flower soft added and I used a border holly punch

Sunday, 14 December 2008

new home card

Cut on the craft robo using gold mirri card and cream pearl card

Thursday, 11 December 2008

santa dash

Last sunday we got up nice and early in freezing weather to take part in the Liverpool 5K santa dash, there were over 7,000 people all dressed as santa, running to raise money, 2 years ago the race got in the guiness book of records but they lost the title last year and we failed again this year so come and join in next year it was great fun and had a fabulous atmoshere.

Check out the website for more information

Thursday, 6 November 2008

Another cracker card

Sorry about the photo on this one but I tried to photo always but could not get a decent picture so had to take it lying down (the card not me! )

I used the snowflake cuttlebug embossing folder for the sides then added a bit of glitz with glamour dust, unfortunately this has not shown up, the centre design is nestabilities with silver mirri card and blue pearl card and sizzix snowflakes, with a couple of gems for added sparkle

Sunday, 2 November 2008

my saturday night!

I spent last night making a wolf costume for Andrew for school on monday, he told me on friday he needed one, no problem I thought, its halloween I can buy a warewolf mask, I did the rounds of two towns and none anywhere. I did not have the faintest idea where to start but had a go with some fur and funky foam and this is what I came up with, not too much like a wolf but if he is ever a dog in a play I have that covered too! LOL

Saturday, 1 November 2008

Diamond fold card

I saw this fold and could not wait to give it a try, I backed the card with backing papers from one of the artylicious discs, its quite soft and has not shown up too well, I used my nesties to mat and layer then stamped using a selection of purple and lilac inks using my little See D stamps, then I added the butterflies which were from making cards magazine, I added some glamour dust.
Hats off to you jewellery makers as those four little jump rings took me twenty minutes to attach

Monday, 27 October 2008

Teabag folding

I made this card with teabag papers, not really my cup of tea but I thought these were quite pretty papers, they are mounted on cream pearl card and I have dry embossed the corners

An award!

This I thought was my first ever award for my blog, a big thank you to nettie for giving it to me, I had to pass it on to two people without an award but I have found that pretty impossible so I am sending it to people who only have one
Maz and Pol they both are excellent designers as well as fantastic card makers, check out their blogs

Saturday, 25 October 2008

stitched cards

I loved making these cards, I have stitched them with ordinary sewing threads in brown on cream card then mat and layered on bronze shimmery card, the patterned card I have had for ages and never used, I loved the vintage look of it. I also had a go at aging the edges of the cream card. I am so pleased with them as I always struggle for ideas for mens cards

Christmas shaker card

This card was made by cutting an appeture with oval nestie then adding swiss dots, the trees are cut out with a cuttlebug die, I added glitter and torn white paper inside to form the snow

Monday, 20 October 2008

Boys are best by kizzy dizzy

As I have two boys I think this kit will be getting lots of use

Sunday, 19 October 2008

Birthday card calender

This was a birthday card for a friend of mine, I made each month a different colour but used the same stamp through out the pages the stamp is by lavinia link here it is called dandelion

Monday, 6 October 2008

another christmas card

Another card I made for our craft day, I used a design by freds flowers (link on right side of blog), decoupaged, layered up on to mirri card and stickles for a bit of sparkle

Sunday, 5 October 2008

Christmas card

I made this card for a demonstration day at craft club, I made the decoupage set and backing paper myself in psp

Friday, 3 October 2008

Butterfly envelope card

Imade this card for a demonstration at craft club on tuesday night, the card fits inside the envelope which is open to reveal the centre of the card. I used a forever friends paper, swiss dots embossing folder, glitter card from stash and the butterfly was a freebie from a magazine

Saturday, 27 September 2008

spiral pop up card

Where has the week gone and I have not updated or made any cards until tonight. I had a lovely play with this tutorial from split coast stampers, you will find the instructions here

Monday, 22 September 2008

Diamond fold card

Had to have a go at this diamond fold card, it folds into a small square envelope for posting, I used the snowflake embossing folder and a woodware punch for the snowflake
If you would like the instructions you can view them here

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Birthday card for my friend Pol, it is a kizzy dizzy design called do not disturb
The 21 was cut on my friend robbie, the background paper is from a funky cd which is gorgeous
A congratulations card for my nephew who did very well in his exams, inside reads, "it must be in your jeans"

Golden Wedding card

A big thanks to my friend Anne-Marie for the inspiration when it was lacking and sending me the gorgeous printed acetate and hearts

Monday, 15 September 2008

This card was made using the gorgeous freds flowers

I made this card for a friends birthday, I used a kizzy dizzy design called gerbera

Thursday, 11 September 2008

sarah kay image coloured with watercolour pencils, mounted on nesties rectangles with punched flowers

Monday, 8 September 2008

A little bit of me time

Almost all my crafty pals now have a blog, so I have finaly given in and had a go at setting one up