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It’s Your Birthday!

Hi everyone!

There’s a lovely autumn palette for this week’s Color Throwdown Challenge (brown, orange, green and kraft) but I decided to put them to use on a birthday card, using the sketch from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

I embossed an older wood-mounted stamp from Stampendous and then coloured it using my Twinkling H2Os.

I then used a Spellbinders embossing folder on a square of kraft cardstock and stuck it to my base card. I added some paper from My Mind’s Eye paper and the stamped sentiment to finish off my card.

This card came together very quickly… I really wanted to add some orange and green sequins but talked myself out of it as I think this will end up being used for a chap who isn’t that keen on sequins…. or any embellishments!

Thanks for stopping by!


Day 6 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags

Hi there!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event this year.

The sponsor for Day 6 was Lil Inker Designs – and the DT had come up with tons of amazing tags! As I had bought a cute (unused) Lil Inker Designs die at the end of last year, I knew I wanted to use that for my tag. I took one of Lynda Pryor’s tags as inspiration and got to work!

I used the ‘Merry & Bright’ die to make a shaker tag – my second so dar this year! I’m loving it! I like how Lynda used patterned paper as the backdrop for her shaker – perfect way of using up some of my massive paper mountain (which never seems to go down!). To finish of the tag, I stuck it to a frame cut from a Spellbinders die and then added some ribbon.

Thanks for stopping by!


Time Flies by….

Hi everyone!

The theme for this week’s Casology challenge is ‘fly’ and here is my quick take.

To add a bit of interest to the base, I embossed a piece of white cardstock with a Spellbinders embossing folder. The main image is from Hampton Art – I’ve had this stamp for AGES, but I’ve rarely used it…. It’s one of my frequently used sayings so it’s quite weird that I haven’t used this stamp very much!

Anyway, thanks for stopping by!


Summer flowers

Hi everyone!

It’s an overcast day here today (typical bank holiday weather really) so I decided to make a bright summery card!

I used stamps from Simon Says Stamp, plus a stencil from My Favorite Things and a gorgeous embossing folder from Spellbinders!

I’m entering this into three challenges: Freshly Made Sketches, Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge and Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday.

Have a great day!


Oh Happy Day!

Hi everyone! I love the inspiration photo for the current Time Out Challenge and here is my take!

I used distress ink to create a blended ink background and then applied lots of distress mica spray for shimmer! I then used this and some Bazzill bling cardstock to do inlaid die-cutting with a fabulous butterfly die from Spellbinders.

I added a sentiment stamp from Simon Says Stamp and so I’m also entering this into the current Simon Says Stamp Flickr challenge – sparkle and shine.

Thanks for stopping by!