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 »

Builder Birdcage Birthday

With the current Stampin’ Up! catalogue finishing in a couple of weeks I thought I would share a card today that uses one of the stamp sets that is retiring – Builder Birdcage. I know that I will continue to use this lovely set long after you will no longer […] 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 »

Fairy Celebration Shadow Box

This little Shadow Box card featuring the Fairy Celebration Stamp Set from Stampin’ Up! is something I made a few months back and I have been without internet for almost 5 months so haven’t been able to post very much to my blog.  I am slowly going to get up […] Read more »

Stampin’ Up! Pokemon Card

My nephew had his birthday this past week and he is a little bit of a Pokemon fan so really I had no choice but to try and see if I could get on board with this crazy and make him a Pokemon card that would ‘pass the test’.  Now […] 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 »