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 »

Swirly Scribble Rose

Now that I am back from OnStage I also wanted to share with you the card and gift I made for my Kiwi roomie Amy Beswarick.  We had a fun couple of days … loads of laughs and totally look forward to being able to do it all again! I […] Read more »

Thanks A Bunch

For my February “Thank You” cards for my customers I really wanted to showcase the lovely Basket Bunch Bundle from Stampin’ Up! and create a simple ‘non-easter’ themed card … and I hope I have achieved that! I used this week’s sketch from the Paper Craft Crew as I was […] Read more »

Thankful Life

A quick Sunday night share for you with a “thank you” card I made using the Thankful Life Hostess stamp set from Stampin’ Up!  I haven’t used this stamp set much but loved it when I saw it in the Occasions Catalogue so it was one of the first ones […] Read more »

Special Reason Cards

It is the end of January already – can you believe how fast 2017 is already flying by?  The end of the month is always an exciting time for me because it means I get to make my lovely customers a special thank you card and get to send out […] 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 »

Silver Poinsettia Christmas – PCC223

Sadly my Christmas crafting is rapidly coming to an end for 2016, I certainly have managed to squeeze loads in this year which is fantastic.  Today I have the last of my Christmas cards for the year (about to express post these with some goodies first thing Monday) and have […] Read more »

Balsam Hill Wreath – Stampin’ Up! Style

I am sooooo excited to share this post with you today as it is a project that I was honestly worried I wouldn’t get across the line (yes, I have those moments too!).  This is my Christmas Wreath for this year and I can’t decide whether I like it better […] Read more »

PCCCS#197 – Awesomely Artistic

I have a super quick blog post for you tonight with another card from the weekly Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch Challenge.  With all the NEW product hype this last week with Stampin’ Up!’s new catalogue I decided to buck the trend and ink up some old favourites for this […] Read more »

PCCCS#196 – Time of Year

I am really starting to get back into challenges and have decided to join the Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch challenge again this week, the sketch was just so fun I could resist!  I tend to often take a fair amount of ‘poetic licence’ with sketch challenges and just love […] Read more »