Monday, 20 December 2010

card challenge no. 15

This is the card for this weeks challenge at Scrapbook Sisters - non traditional xmas card. I used one of Gayles lovely digi stamps. and coloured it all in black and greys.

Monday, 13 December 2010

Card Challenge no, 14

I'm late posting my card for this weeks card challenge at scrapbook sisters. The theme this week is snowflakes so here's my card. The card style is one Karen made with is last year. But its one I really like and can look great with nice papers.

I like this paper but have always struggled to use it.

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Card Challenge no. 13

Challenge over at scrapbook sisters this week is patchwork and here's my card. I wanted to do a star shape as there is a victorian quilt which uses diamond shapes to make up the star. Only problem was I couldnt find my book with the pattern in it so made it up!

Anyway the diamond shapes have been embossed (not sure thats right) on the back so they stand raised on the page, i've then siliconed them onto the snowflake paper with a red diamonte in the centre.

Friday, 3 December 2010

Sugar Nellie Xmas

It's been some time since I have made a card with a Sugar Nellie image so here are two with the same image of a manga girl dressed in santa outfit.

Xmas cards

Last few days it's been snowing I suspect no-one is going to want a xmas card with a snowman on this year!! :)

Here's a lovely digi-stamp from Gayle Bond - can be purchased from Scrapbook Sisters. He's coloured with copics markers and glamour dusted.
He's then mounted onto blue paper and punched with blue gems.

The reindeer are stamped in stayson then glued and glittered individually. they are then mounted onto 2 ribbons black and gold.

This card I wanted to used the lights stamp which again is coloured in copics then glossy accented - which makes them so much more realistic. I then wanted a tree which I stamped and glamour dusted.

Sunday, 28 November 2010

Not xmas and no glitter!!

I got glitter absolutely everywhere while crafting today :).

So I decided to make a card thats not xmas and doesn't have any glitter on it.

this is a papermania stamp of a boy with kite stamped in Brown momento and coloured in copics markers. I glossy accented the circle counters which I got in a mixed bag of buttons but they have no holes.


Here's a pic of a necklace I made using large round beads purchased at hobbycraft.

Car Challenge no. 12

The card challenge at Scrapbook Sisters this week is let it snow. I've made two cards along the same lines one's pink the other blue - the pink one is the one entered into the challenge. Its a decoupage nitwits snowman with a little glamour dust - the white card has a snow flurry image stamped in distress ink (Pink is victorian velvet, blue is tumbled glass) some of the snowflakes are then glamour dusted.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Scrapbook sisters challenge no. 11

Here's my card for Scrapbook Sisters card challenge - Christmas tree the stamp is a popcorn stamp coloured withwith copics. The baubles are then glossy accented.

Its a baby card

Here's a card I made for a friend whose daughter is expecting a baby girl. The card is like one we made at a scrapbook sisters card class. The animals are on coloured in copics and cut out then put on 3D pads so they are sitting on the shelf with the punting hanging from the shelf. I glamour dusted part of the swirls on the paper and added pink gems.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Card Challenge no. 10

This weeks card challenge at Scrapbook Sisters was Christmas Colours.

Here is my card for the challenge. I stamped the image of the tree in white stayzon then glittered in with glamour dust. Mounted it on gold then red with the ribbon with merry xmas and happy new year threaded through the paper. I then used some prima holly leaves to decorate.

The red berry on the large leaves is a bead I made with red wire.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Card Challenge no. 9

Here is my card for Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge number 9 - Autumn colours the image is one of my favourites think its a paper mania stamp. stamped in momento, coloured with copic markers.

The leaves are inkadoo stamp, I used distress inks for and the two punches EKSuccess.

Monday, 1 November 2010

Card Challenge no. 8 Tic Toc

Hmmm this challenge was hard but I have a card for scrapbook sisters challenge tic tic.

Was also hard because I didn't have much time.

I stamped a couple of Tim Holtz' stamps (the eiffel tower and the writing) distressed all the papers both with a paper distresser and then with distress inks.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Scrapbook sisters challenge no. 7

This is my card for Scrapbook Sisters card challenge no. 7: Pets Galore. I've taken one of the gorgus tags with a fox - i've put the wording me and my shadow as I have a shadow - my cat Bubbles follows me around and always wants to sit on my lap.

Xmas Cards

Hi here are a few cards I started to make at Scrapbook Sisters all are designed by Gayle Bond. All the images are available to purchase as Digi Stamps from Scrapbook Sisters.

The snowmen are coloured in with copics markers. The holly is coloured with distress inks then cut out stuck on the card, gloss accented then glittered.

Sunday, 17 October 2010

Card Challenge No. 6

Here is my card for Scrapbook Sisters card challenge number 6 - flower power. Afraid its a sugar nellie stamp ;). Its coloured with copics markers the large flowers are the same colours as the stamped image. the backing paper is grey black and bunched down the side with EK sucess punch and pale yellow paper embossed using the cuttlebug.


Thought I would share with you a piece of jewellery that I made recently (ish). Its an easy bracelet to make from memory wire with autumnal bead colours on.

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Xmas Cards

Yay my card was picked for the scrapbook sisters card challenge :)

Here are a few xmas cards I made at the weekend.
all are made using

The stamped images are inkadinkado.

The reindeer card was stamped on white card cut out and then mounted on 3d pads over blue paper (i bought some time ago) I mounted onto yellow card and then onto the white card with a gold ribbon :)

The other two cards I stamped the images of the snowman and father christmas and then cut out the centre of the card and backed with some velum etc :)

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Thought I would share a pic I took local to where I live.

Its a picture taken at Motney Hill as the time was coming in. The colours can be quiet nice.

Also some of the wildlife. Don't generally recognise birds but we did see a kingfisher and we have seen a seal in the past.

Challenge No. 5

This is my card for card challenge no. 5 at Scrapbook Sisters found this one rather tough to think of what to do the challenge was Full Moon.

The paper is from a fairy stack. I've cut out a circle leaving the vine and flower in place mounted the paper onto black and then white the white has been distressed .

In the bottom left corner I stamped a fairy with versamark then used 2 different coloured perfect pearls on it unfortunately you can't see it very well but I like the moon :).

Saturday, 2 October 2010

Challenge No. 4

Hi this is my entry for Scrapbook Sisters card challenge number 4. Diamonds are a girls best friend. I've stamped the image of the girl using momento so I can colour with Copics. I seem to have made rather alot of pink cards lately so decided to go for blue this time :) also so that I could use the tumbled glass distress ink which I love.

Anyway the girl stamp is a penny black stamp i've then coloured and used glamour dust for her jewellery etc. Ive then mounted it on blue and then used 3d pads to mount that on the background. The diamond pattern down the left side of the card is using a diamond shaped stamp which I have had for years and never used! I then used diamonties between the stamped diamond shapes.

Excuse any spelling mistakes (I can't spell for toffee) ;)

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Not Sugar Nellie ;)

I've been going through my xmas stamps and papers - some of my old stamps and craft material is going on ebay.

But I used two of my stamps and some old paper to make this card. Both the pussycat stamp and the tag are coloured using copic markers and the tag is distressed.

Card Challenge No. 3

This is my card for Scrapbook Sisters 3rd card challenge - over the edge. I love this stamp and enjoy making this card its so simple and yet I think its very effective.

On a card blank i've stamped my cat stamp (stamp-it cat's meow) near the edge them cut around the right hand side of the cat.

the happy birthday is a black rub on.

I do use other stamps!

Here is a card I made for a friend. I love this stamp which is again Sugar Nellie, I do use other stamps!! it seems recently my cards have used Sugar Nellie images.

I coloured her in with Copic markers and then the chipboard lettering in the same colour as her paint brush so it looks like she has painted them.

Sunday, 19 September 2010

Card Challenge number 2

Scrapbook Sisters have their second card challenge - scalloped circles. Here's my card for the challenge.

The reindeer stamp and xmas writing are papermania. the writing is stamped on black I then used my scalloped punch the circles.

The reindeer are glittered using glitter dust with the bow in gold glitter, the stamp is scalloped shaped so I cut it out before mounting it using 3d pads. I added red velvet ribbon and brad on red reindeer papers matted onto black and then the white card blank.

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Scrapbook sisters challenge no. 1

Here's are two cards I made for scrapbook sisters first card challenge. I Manga goth girl is the one that I put in for the challenge :) Which is another sugar nellie stamp coloured with copics markers. a pink ribbon with pretty as a princess on it and 3 safety pins decorated with beads. The black card is embossed using cuttlebug.

The second card again was stamped and coloured with my old pens again the pink paper has been embossed on the cuttlebug with black ribbon, pink and black flowers and buttons to march.

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Scrapbook Sisters Birthday book

A while ago I spent the day at scrapbook sisters for their 5th birthday bash we made a book amougst other great things. This is the finished book I decided to complete it for my mum's birthday. Some of the pics are scanned pics of my mum and dad when they first met and ones of me and my brother. I also made a box to store the box with the papers.


this is where most of my crafting takes place :) (although I do have lots of boxes of papers else were. I occasionally have a little helper.

Saturday, 11 September 2010


Thought I would download a photo. I took this pic in Cornwall when we were down that way in June. We caught the bus from St Ives to Zennor then walked the coast path back to St Ives. Was a great walk and we had fantastic weather no dolphins today but we did see seals :).

Friday, 27 August 2010

This is a card I made for a 60th birthday. It was being sent round the office so I needed to make it A4 size. I decided to make an easel card (to cut down the amount of space I had for stamping and decorating.

I used a flower fairy stamp (with Iris) coloured in with Copics markers. I also layered it with papers and embossed paper using the cuttlebug.

I then made a booklet inside for people to put wishes on etc.