Month: June 2017

Happy Birthday Bro!

Hi everyone

I have the honour of being a guest designer over at the Less is More challenge blog this week.

The theme is ‘personalise it’ and here is the card I made for my DJ brother using dies from Technique Tuesday and My Favourite Things.

I created the personalised sentiment using good ol’ MS Word and the Bradley Hand Font, which I love to use for my personalised cards!

The design team have created some wonderful cards for this challenge over at the Less is More blog – I hope you have a chance to check them out and join in the challenge!

Thanks for stopping by!


Gorgeous dresses

Hi there

I used one of my oldest Hero Arts stamps today together with some gold embossing powder and also my new golden peach embossing powder from Altenew – it is fabulous! I fussy cut the images and them mounted them on a distress ink background. I added a sentiment from Clearly Besotted to finish off my card.

I’m entering this card into three challenges – Retro Rubber challenge (anything goes), Casology challenge (clothes) and Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge (emboss it).

The dress stamp is one of the oldest in my collection. It doesn’t have a date on it but I think it is at least 8 years old.

Thanks for looking!


Glitzy Happy Birthday

Hi Everyone!

I turned to my sadly-neglected distress stains for today’s card and used them to create a soft background. I then used Cosmic Shimmer Paste and a Simon Says Stamp stencil to add the sparkle.

When the paste was dry, I added a simple sentiment from My Sentiments Exactly, which I’ve had for years and years!

Today’s card is for threechallenges – the Case this Sketch challenge,  the Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge (Birthday Bash) and also the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge (Touchy Feely).

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Have a cupcake or two!

Hi there!

The theme for this week’s Less is More challenge is sweet things/one layer card. A perfect opportunity for me to use my Altenew cupcake layering stamps. They line up so easily. I had a lot of fun playing with different colour combos before deciding on this one for my card!

Anyway, I added a few splatters from my Twinkling H2Os and also added shimmer to the cupcake using my trusty Nuvo aqua shimmer pen!

Thanks for looking!


Happy Owl

Hi everyone!

I love participating in sketch challenges as they often push me beyond my CAS comfort zone… and I also find that I can use up some of my very neglected patterned paper mountain at the same time!

Today’s card is for the current My Favorite Things sketch challenge – I’ve paired MFT stamps with dies from Simon Says Stamp and Memory Box on this card. And I’ve been able to use some of my patterned paper (from My Mind’s Eye). Woo hoo indeed!

Thanks for looking!