Monday, 29 May 2017

Happy 80th Annie!

A spurt of 80th birthdays at the Country Market :-)  I made this for Annie who loves all things cute.  Hope you have a lovely day.
Made using a DigiStamp Boutique image.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Sketch Saturday #465

This weeks Sketch Saturday challenge is sponsored by AMB Illustrations.  You get sooo many images in one purchase that it is well worth checking out.
 I used one of the images from the Christmas Bird Download.

Hope you are inspired to join in this week :-)

Friday, 26 May 2017

Some girly cards

I really need to make more 'girly' cards as I am often asked for them or need them to give to friends.  This set of three all use different DigiStamp Boutique images.
 Pink enough???

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

New Home Order

I was asked to make a 'New Home' card for 4 people moving into a new house.  It is quite difficult to find images for house warming cards with more than one 'person'/character on them.  I used a 'little birdie told me' set from DigiStamp Boutique where you get multiple images that you can arrange as you want them.
In case the sender wasn't happy with this card, I made a second (this time with only one 'character' in front of the 'house': it is after all the person sending the card saying 'good luck in your new home' to the people in the house, so only needs one figure outside(???  or is this my weird logic?).)

Monday, 22 May 2017

Bowls anyone?

A fun male greetings card using a DigiStamp Boutique image.

Friday, 19 May 2017

Mini Zig Zag book

I decided to make an effort to join in with the Mini Marvels FB group swap this month- they have some inspiring swaps which I often browse at and think I should have a go...
This month it was to make a zig zag book.  I have seen others make this accordion style mini book recently and thought I'd have a go.
Front- held together with twine tied onto safety pins
The background 'papers' were made using mixed media (acrylic paints and various inks) with stamps, stencils and other bits and bobs.
Inside I have used quotes from a Clearly Besotted Stamp set: 'Today a reader, tomorrow a leader', 'Think before you speak, read before you think' and 'Sleep is good, books are better'.
'The End'

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Just to say

You never know when you just need to send a card to say 'hello' and I think this DigiStamp Boutique dragon with flowers image is just perfect for that message.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Female DIY

No reason why women can't do (or even enjoy) a bit of DIY- I do!  (and Mum loves painting walls etc).  Hence I thought I'd use this DigiStamp Boutique image to make a new home card in feminine colours.

Sunday, 14 May 2017


I know this is an older DigiStamp Boutique image but I still like it.  A good one for male birthday cards I think.

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Sketch Saturday #463

The Sketch Saturday challenge is sponsored by one of my favourite digistamp companies this week- Bugaboo.  One lucky winner will get 4 free images of their choice.
 I have used 'Happy Valentines to Ewe' on my card.
Hope you are inspired to play along with our challenge this week.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Girly trio

For some reason I seem to tend to make gender neutral or male type cards more than overly girly ones.  However, female ones sell well and of course I use them for friends and family birthdays etc.  Hence I pushed myself to make some girly ones.
The first two use DigiStamp Boutique images.  On this one I have, again, teamed the 'Instagram' frame from the camera set with the new Maddie Happy Days set.
On this card I did a bit of paper piecing with a Maddie Happy Days image.
And on the third card I used a Just ME digital Stamps image with Tiger papers.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Final Trio

of cards made using the free papers in the Crafternoon edition of Mollie Makes this year.  I seem to have been quite 'economical' as usual and got 4 A4 pages to stretch a fair way ;-)
 This first one uses an image from Just ME Digital Stamps.  I think he looks happy amongst the woodland papers.
 And the other two cards use DigiStamp Boutique images- a cutie baby one and an everyday card for a lady.

Friday, 5 May 2017

THE wedding card...

...for someone special (you know who you are, on the unlikely event that you read my blog:-)).
 A Stewie Wedding image from DigiStamp Boutique with lots of layers...
 ...some stitching and ....
handmade flowers (the roses are handmade).

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Quacky Birthday

A cute little birthday card using images from the DigiStamp Boutique sketchy chicks set.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Easter cards with Pollycraft images

I went on a bit of an Easter card making mission a few weeks ago.  A backlog in blogging means I am only sharing them now.  Here are two I made with old Pollycraft digi images- they might be available from Little Miss Muffet stamps now, I'm not sure.
This has to be one of my classic all time favourite digis- the duck 'parade'!