Gorgeous Gifts:

Show how much you care. A handmade gift is priceless and these beautiful little butterfly brooches will impress and delight friends and family.     I made these little brooches for some friends recently and I was so pleased to see their delighted reaction to receiving them. It must be stated that the picture does […]

Perfect Blend

      Hi Stampers!   Today I wanted to show you this beautiful card we made at our craft class last night. It is a very simple technique that results in a ‘braided’ edge.  Once I’ve got my head around video blogging I will post a video tutorial on it, so watch this space. […]

Vivid Vases – Coastal Cabana

Good Afternoon All, Not such a nice day here this afternoon. How is it with you? GIVEAWAY on Sunday 14th September. As a Thank You to those who have chosen to follow my blog this week, I will have a GIVEAWAY on Sunday 14th September. This will be one of my handmade Greetings Cards and some fab Stampin’ […]

Swallowtail Desktop Notebook/Journal

swallowtail notebook I love this little notebook. (you could use it for a journal if you like) It was quick and relatively easy to do. I did make a couple of mistakes (like forget to use my embossing buddy before heat embossing!!) but nothing too drastic. It’s the mistakes that make it uniquely mine   🙂 […]

Love & Laughter

Love & Laughter When I was first introduced to Stampin’ Up! the demonstrator showed how to use embossing powders. Well, I was just blown away! Being new to card crafts at the time I just thought it was the coolest technique I’d ever seen. Even today, I just love to heat emboss. There’s something fascinating […]