Friday, 3 March 2017

Global stamping Friends bloghop.

Hello! welcome to my second blog hop with 'Global Stamping Friends' This month is a sketch challenge. I have used the 'so succulent' suite, this is my favourite at the moment!

Friday, 17 February 2017

Oh so succulent suite.

Hello! I am loving playing with the So Succulent suite at the moment! It's on page 20-21 of the occasions catalogue. I have made a few boxes and covered them with the So Succulent DSP. I have also been playing with the stamps and dies, cutting shapes out ready for card projects I have in mind.
 Whilst playing with the 6 dies that make up the succulents (there are 17 dies altogether, fab value!) I came up with this flower!

I think it looks like a Dahlia and I am really pleased with how it turned out, I think it looks great on top of this box! I hope you like it? I will be doing a video tutorial on how to make this.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

My First video tutorial!

Hi everyone! This video came about as I have had a lot of lovely comments from people, about the carousel box I made as one of my samples for Stampin' Up! onstage in November 2016.
I hope you like the video! please comment and subsribe to my you tube channel! It's a bit 'rough around the edges' but I will definitely be making more as it was so fun!!

carousel box tutorial

Friday, 3 February 2017

Blog Hop with 'Global Stamping Friends'

Welcome to my first blog hop with 'Global Stamping Friends' This month is a colour challenge 'So Saffron', 'Wild Wasabi' and 'Rose Red' As I don't have any 'Rose Red' ink or cardstock my projects are using the other two colours!


Wednesday, 4 January 2017

my birthday!

Happy New Year to you!! I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and lots of crafting time too. 

Today is my birthday! being 44 feels pretty old (thankyou to my daughter and husband for my lovely birthday cake!) but I am having a lovely time playing with the products I was able to pre order from the BRAND NEW Stampin' Up! spring/summer catalogue which goes live today
and the Saleabration brochure which is also launched today! For every £45 you spend on Stampin' Up! products you can choose a free item from the Saleabration brochure! 

Monday, 19 December 2016

Ready for Christmas!

I can't believe it's only 6 days until Christmas and 5 days until my daughter's 12th birthday! (on Christmas Eve). I have finished all the cards and we delivered the last few to the neighbours this morning. I love Christmas, it's such a cosy family time.

Here's a picture of the cards I made using the 'Stitched with cheer' stamp set from the Stampin' Up! Autumn/winter catalogue.

I also made this card using the 'Stampamajig' This is a brilliant tool that enables you to position stamped images exactly where you want them (as seen here for lining up the Christmas trees).

Friday, 25 November 2016

New toys to play with and Christmas projects to finish.

I have had a Stampin'Up! delivery!! I always get excited when new supplies arrive.

I ordered the Candy Cane Lane paper in this order, I already have the cookie cutter stamp set and punch bundle from the christmas catalogue and it's fab! I have made a lot of projects with this set (pictures to follow) to sell in the tea shop where I have other things on sale. The ladies there were keen to get Christmas stock in too, so I have concentrated on that this week (in between my 'day job' at the preschool!). I am going to use this paper to decorate some Crumb Cake boxes that I've made and I want to have a go at the paper wreathes that I've seen on facebook and pinterest recently.

I have also treated myself to the Stampin'Up! Envelope punch board! I'm excited to have a go with this, it means I can make cards that are not standard sizes and still make an envelope to match! Also, I have seen lots of exciting things that you can make with this punch board including little Christmas crackers and other types of boxes.