Deck Chair Weather

Hi Folks, It really is Deck Chair Weather here is sunny Northern Ireland right now. Whilst it has been known that the occasional ray of sunshine will appear magically through the clouds, bestowing a feeling of general ‘well being’ on us mortals, it is rare to have such a prolonged spell of wonderful weather. And […]

Emboss Resist High Tide

Emboss Resist is a fantastic technique. It’s super easy to do therefore suitable for beginners and super impressive so more experienced crafters will also appreciate it. I’ve so enjoyed playing with the High Tide stamp set. My newsletter subscribers were gifted the Exclusive Newsletter Free Tutorial for this fab project, where it also illustrated how […]

Foils and Freebies. Springtime Foils

I was over the moon when my beautiful Springtime Foils arrived. Not just because they were free in the Sale-A-Bration catalogue (although that’s obviously a huge bonus) but because they are simply stunning!! You really will have to try this for yourself. Here are two of the cards we made in class this week. The […]

Origami Rectangle Box – Stampin’ Up!

Just a quick post for you today as I didn’t want you to possibly miss out on this free origami box tutorial. I’ve not played around with origami much however I did come across this little origami box some time back and I’d forgotten about it. I’d simply created a quick template for it and […]

Greetings Cards and Gift Bag

What a gorgeous treat I have for your today. Three ‘Case the Catty’ Projects! Greetings Cards and Gift Bag made with the Party Panda Stamp Set (free with Sale-A-Bration offer). Make one or make all three. 🙂 Greetings Cards and Gift Bag Sweetie/Gift Bag: The Panda: Stamp panda on to Whisper White Cardstock using Tuxedo […]

Craftsy Fun Ink Sponging Technique – Sheltering Tree

This stamp set has been around for a couple of years now and I’m not at all sure that it will carry over in to the new catalogue in June. Fingers crossed that it does as I just love it. Sheltering Tree is a perfect stamp set for beginners as you can achieve stunning effects […]

Watercolour Effect Waterfront

This stamp set really is wonderful. The watercolour effect you get with the Waterfront stamp set is just amazing. You really will impress with this one! First I just played with the stamps a little to get the feel for them. I created the little watercolour Eclipse Card as this technique is so popular at […]

Glitter Globe-Home Decor Mermaid

This week, I spent some happy time crafting mermaids for my Glitter Globe Home Decor Mermaid! 🙂 I’ve always had a vivid imagination. As a child I dreamed of being a mermaid (….. and Maid Marion, ….. and riding Pegasus the winged stallion). As an adult, I can still get in touch with that inner […]

Home Decor with Clear Baubles

I’d promised you pictures of the lovely little set of Baubles I’d made for my granddaughter’s bedroom. She’s so in to Unicorns right now (and so am I in case you’d not noticed) so I made a little mobile using all the little character stamps from the Magical Day Bundle. This stamp set can inspire […]

Sunshine & Rainbows Greetings Card

Hi Folks, I’m drafting this quick post after finishing my craft class this evening as I’m running a little behind schedule. I just wanted to make sure I had it ready to publish first thing in the morning. As you can see I’ve been playing with the gorgeous Magical Days stamp set again but this […]