70th Birthday

Unfortunately I ran out of time last week to join in with my fellow Colour INKspiration Crew members for the fortnightly colour challenge.  However, not wanting to miss out completed I decided to use this gorgeous set of colours to make my MIL’s birthday card and the colours worked sooooooo […] Read more »

Colour INKspiration 08

After all the excitement of Onstage over the last couple of weeks I am finally getting back into a little bit of a crafting routine again which means back to the wonderful Colour INKspiration challenges and this fortnight the colours are so earthy and calming I really loved them together. […] Read more »

ESAD – Retirement Blog Hop

Welcome to another fabulous ESAD Blog Hop! Today we are doing a ‘last hoorah’ to a few of our Stampin’ Up! favourites that will be leaving us in little over a month’s time (31st May 2017). One of the things I always get a little sad about seeing go are […] Read more »

Alice in Wonderland Birthday

Today I finally get to share with you some very rushed (and I now realise not very good) photos I took of the birthday card I created for my 16 year old daughter’s birthday last week-end.  I finished this card very late at night and was madly packing for the […] Read more »

Pisces Birthday

At the start of the year there seems to be an endless stream of birthdays for our family and it also seems for the friends including my children’s friends.  Today I am sharing with you an ‘astrological’ inspired card for a 16 year old who is a Pisces star sign. […] Read more »

Floral Boutique Birthday

From time to time I get asked to create a very special card to celebrate an amazing milestone / celebration and this is one of those cards.  A friend of mine at work was trying to find the perfect card to give to her mum who was turning 90 and, […] Read more »

Playstation Birthday

With an ‘almost’ teenage boy in the house we seem to have an increasing demand for ‘technology inspired’ birthday cards for the seemingly never-ending week-ends of birthday parties.  I will admit to never really being all that good at male cards so this last year has certainly stretched my creative […] Read more »

Pastel Swirly Bird

This sweet little birthday card is one I made for a friend of my daughter’s with my only brief being something ‘pastel’.  I decided that I hadn’t inked up my Swirly Bird stamp set from Stampin’ Up! in a little while and thought it would make a lovely pastel card […] Read more »

Graffiti 1st Birthday

I have a quick card share for you today with a card I made my one year old nephew for his birthday.  I wanted to make something a little more ‘edgy’ than the more traditional baby animals and toy trains etc so opted for a more grungy look making a […] Read more »

Pokemon Go iPhone Card

With Pokemon Go still a current craze and a 12 year old boy in the house I am finding I am still getting a lot of requests for this theme for birthday cards.  So here is another one that I made a few weeks back.  This time I created an […] Read more »