Merry Mice Pop Up Twist Card

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  Hi Folks, As promised, here is the Merry Mice Pop Up Twist Card that was such a great hit at my Craic and Crafting class last week. I’m afraid I don’t have a video tutorial on it just now. I do hope to get one done in the future but time isn’t on my […]

Friends & Flowers/Sea Street Under the Sea Diorama

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Hi Folks, Well this was a fun little project. Thank you to my lovely friend Gillian Whitcombe who just loves to set me challenges. The most recent challenge was to come up with a diorama depicting a sea scene through a porthole. What do you think? I was a big fan of Stampin’ Up! Blendability […]

Quick Teaser!

Hi Folks, I’ve been busy playing about with the fun little Sea Street and Friends & Flowers stamp sets and it struck me that our current catalogues will retire on the 31st of May, along with a lot of the gorgeous Spring/Summer products. So I thought I would give you a quick reminder of some […]

Handmade Gift Bag – Pedal Pusher/Botanical Blooms

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Hi Folks, I’ve been in bed ill for a few days. Some nasty old bugs going around right now. So I am delighted to be back in my craft room today. This is a little gift bag I made to hold some handmade soap that I’m giving as birthday gifts to two of my lovely […]

Watercolor Wishes Card Kit:

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Just when I thought I’d found my favourite Stampin’ Up! card kit, another gorgeous one comes along!!! I’ve had such fun with this kit. It makes 20 beautiful cards, covering a range of occasions and the best bit is, each card is different. No two cards are the same. Absolutely everything you will require to […]

Vintage Leaves: Autumn home décor wreath

Vintage Leaves Wreath

Hi Folks, A quick post to show you what I’ve been playing with. I’ve finally had a chance to play with this gorgeous bundle. (don’t forget there is a 15% discount when you get a bundle opportunity) And how delighted I am with the result!!! My version uses inks instead of Versamark and I added […]

Candle ‘stamping’ Summer Silhouettes – 2

  Hi Folks, Back again with another candle ‘stamping’ demonstration. I have been asked to show how I decorated this particular candle. Materials used have been listed below with a handy link to purchase the goodies.     As always, if you have any queries or tips, please do drop me a comment. And of […]

Candle ‘stamping’ Decorating Technique – Summer Silhouettes

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Hi Folks, Another beautiful day!!! Doesn’t everything just look and feel so different when the sun is out. And it’s the weekend, so everything is wonderful Anyhow, down to the business at hand. I’ve had so many requests to show how I ‘stamp’ my candles so I’ve pulled together a quick video tutorial. I do […]

Tote Gift Bag: How to make a little gift bag that looks like the ‘real thing’ !!!

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Hi Folks, Thank you for checking out my blog. I hope you enjoy todays little tutorial. Please feel free to ask me any questions or just drop me a comment to say ‘Hi’. I love to hear from you. I can’t believe May is almost over already!!! However it does turn my thoughts to summer […]

Perpetual Birthday Calendar – March

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Hi folks, Just getting prepared for all my March 2015 birthdays/anniversaries and I thought I would quickly share with you my March, Perpetual Birthday Calendar. The Perpetual Birthday Calendar Kit is fab and the best bit is that it can be referred to/added to year after year! (hence the name)  Never forget a birthday again! The Perpetual Birthday Calendar […]