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Thursday, 1 November 2012

Twinchie Challenge

Time for another challenge over at 'Show us your twinchies' who would have thought they would become so popular? this challenge the theme is 'hotcolours/fireworks'lucky old me had a stamp from an old issue of craft stamper that fit the bill and for my second twinchie I decided to go for a play on words,hope you will all join us for this challenge look forward to seeing everyones work.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Really enjoyed making this card

X-Cut Birds

Loved making these cards,I used the Paisley die by X-Cuts for the body and wings so quick,simple and easy to make

Poor neglected blog

I'm afraid real life has a nasty habit of getting in the way of crafting and blogging,glad to have found some crafty time at last

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Show us your twinchies challenge 6

Find it hard to believe it is challenge 6 already only seems yesterday that we started,we have been having some very talented entries love looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with. This challenge's theme is ' add a stamped image'
Just kept mine simple this time with some lovely vintage style paper and insect stamps.

Friday, 14 September 2012

Birthday card

It's my daughters Birthday on Sunday her card has to be posted so had to make sure there was not to much depth to it just have to hope snail mail get it to her on time
She doesn't know my Blog address so it's safe to post early.

Monday, 3 September 2012

Male card

Card I made for my Brother first attempt at a rosette,must practise more.

Sunday, 2 September 2012

Twinchies challenge 5-Autumn

So sorry this is a day late but have been having laptop problems have to run it off a monitor as the screen is dead,thank goodness all my files,pics etc are ok,hope you all enjoy this theme.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Twinchies Challenge 4

It's time for challenge 4 already,where does time go,hope everyone enjoyed the Olympics I was glued to the Telly for the whole fortnight. The theme for this challenge is add a flower,For the Penny Black Stamp I added some Flowersoft to the flower pots and on the stamped flower I had a play with gilding flakes.

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Quick and Easy

2 very quick cards made with free papers and stamps from various craft mags.

Wedding Card

Simple wedding card,made from my favourite pearl cardstock

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Couple more square cards,liking the brown and cream combo may be my new favourite colours to use
Seem to have got in the habit of making 5x5 cards at the moment,loved the fairy stamp she is a pleasure to colour in

Two papers Two cards

Two papers two different cards,it was fun to see how just two sheets of 6x6 paper could be used to make two cards.

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Challenge 3

Can't believe we are already on challenge 3,Congratulations to JU who won challenge 2. This challenge is 'Bright Colours'for my DT samples I used chalk pastels for the backgrounds both stamps are from 'Craft Stamper' magazine.Why don't you join us at show us your twinchies

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

2 Quick Cards

Just a couple of quick cards, using my Favourite dies and stamps.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Our second challenge at Show us your Twinchies already,Well done to Abbie who won our first challenge, This theme is summer I did struggle for a while with my samples because the weather certainly has not been inspiring at all. Looking forward to seeing all the gorgeous entries and good luck to everyone. The top Twinchie is a simple hand drawn one,coloured with watercolours and a little glitter added the bottom one is a simple Hibiscus stamp on a mixed pastel crayon background.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Monday, 9 July 2012

The weekends makes

Not much crafting over the weekend,been glued to the tennis,such a shame for Andy Murray. Love the fairy stamp she is lovely to colour in but think I should have added some plain card between the 2 patterned papers.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Twinchies Challenge One

It's so exciting today is the first challenge on a brand new challenge blog ,our first challenge them is 'Anything Goes'.
For this DT sample I used a stamp from the Papermania Urban stamps Botanical Print collection,I used Archival Brilliance in moonlight white to stamp the script,then cut a small scalloped circle from my X-Cut dies and added a Mariannes Die Rose and leaves as a topper.
Same Stamp and ink used on this the Butterfly on the smallest nestie is from the same set of stamps and a squiggle of glitter glue just for a little sparkle.
The stamp on this sample was from 'Stamper Magazine',I used versamark to stamp the Hares and the Butterfly,dusted them with mica powders,added some stickles under the Butterfly,then coated it with crackle glaze. Hope you all enjoy taking part in the challenge.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Sympathy Card

I had to make a sympathy card today I wanted to keep it simple so decided to use just white,silver and a sheer blue ribbon,not the easiest of cards to make but I do like this stamp. I didn't want to overload it with embellishments so just added a simple die-cut butterfly and two small flourishes cut from the same cardstock as the basecard.

Lazy Blogger

I have been a lazy blogger for a while,so time to pull my socks up and get busy again I have some lovely cardstock from Paperbox so made a couple of 5x5 cards with it,used my new dies and coloured the card with a brown ink it up pad,the stamps are papermanias urban stamps,they are gorgeous so tempted to buy some more from that range they stamp up so well.

Friday, 1 June 2012

First Challenge

It is our first challenge on Show us your Twinchies today,if you love making twinchies why not pay us a visit and take part,our first theme is 'The best of British'my DT samples celebrate the Jubilee which starts today as well.
Hope to see you all at show us your twinchies

New challenge blog

There is a new challenge blog on the block called Show us your twinchies twinchies if you love making those gorgeous little 2 inchies of loveliness called twinchies why not pop along for a visit,the first challenge goes live on June 1st

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Birthday card

Simple card for my husband for his birthday,find less is more with a male card