Saturday, 22 April 2017

I sponged the background with Adirondack ink pads. The dies are Sue Wilson. I used a punch circle for the coconuts.

I will not be posting for the next week as I have visitors and will be out and about having fun.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Cosmic Shimmer Texture powder mixed with water put over a Memory Box mask. The flowers are a Tim Holtz die and the bee a Quickutz die. Distress Ink pads and a sponge for the coloured background.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The Cosmic Shimmer Tex powder mixed with water over a mask for the wall effect. The cats are Memory Box dies and the lamp post a Marianne die. I coloured the background with Distress Ink pads and a sponge.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017



I have been making some small cards instead of my usual square. The top card has a Sizzix background die. The stamps are Heartfelt Creations. The second window card are Spellbinders dies for the window and flower box. The background stamp is a Penny Black. The pink card has all Spellbinder dies.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Happy Easter


The stamps on these cards are Wild Rose coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. A Creative Expressions embossing folder and MS border punches used also.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

A Woodware stamp coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. A dragonfly punch and a Couture Creations sentiment.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Tim Holtz for Sizzix background dies and flowers. Memory Box sentiment die. The stamp writing is a Woodware, the flowers coloured in with Distress Ink pads.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

A Spellbinder die for the background S5-161 Radiant Rectangles. The flowers are Sizzix Tim Holtz tiny tattered florals.
The background is one mask and Colour Cloud sponged through then a different mask with change of colour sponged through. The corner flourish is a Memory Box die and the dragonfly a Couture Creations die with a Spellbinders tag die.

Monday, 10 April 2017

The stamp is a Woodware and painted with Mica powders but unfortunately the photo does not show the glimmer. The border punch is a MS. The greeting a Spellbinders die.

Sunday, 9 April 2017

This quilt was made by two friends, Sue and Jenny and myself. We are going to raffle it for our local Jersey Hospice. We entered it in our Eisteddford winning a Gold certificate with some lovely comments by the Adjudicator.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

I am away tomorrow in Guernsey so posting today instead. The flowers are Tim Holtz tiny tattered floral. The stem a Memory Box die. The background I did by painting watercolour and letting it drip down.
I did a watercolour for the background then stamped the SU stamp water colouring over the top. Spellbinders mat and layers.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

A Woodware stamp done with Spectrum Noir pencils, glossy accents added to the rose and hearts.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

SU stamps coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. Memory Box cloud dies. The Hello and border dies are Spellbinders.

Monday, 3 April 2017

A Sue Wilson heart die with Robert Adams sentiment dies
These are some items I have made and painted for the Hospice Coffee shop to sell.

Friday, 31 March 2017

SU stamp coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. Spellbinders mat and layers with a MS border punch. Glossy Accents added to the umbrella and rain droplets.

Thursday, 30 March 2017


Two more cards using an old book and  Sizzix Tattered floral dies. The sentiment on the top is a Woodware stamp the bottom one a Spellbinders die.
I used an old book and die cut the Sizzix Tattered florals. Inked the edge with a distress ink pad. The sentiment and leaves are Spellbinder dies.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Spellbinders mat and layers also the tag with a Woodware stamp.

Monday, 27 March 2017

Another card using an embossing folder then applying alcohol inks. The arrows are a Sizzix die.

Friday, 24 March 2017


Emboss the background first on either gold and silver card then add the alcohol inks and a die cut. Sadly the camera does not pick up the bright colours.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Spellbinders mat and layers with a Woodware stamp with with Versafine ink pad.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Creative Expressions embossing folder. The stamp is SU done with watercolour pencils. The background is water coloured. Spellbinders mat and layers.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

I water coloured the background first then stamped the SU stamp with Versafine and coloured in with watercolour pencils. I scored lines down the right hand side and added a hessian bow.

Monday, 20 March 2017


The teapot stamp and tea cup die came with a Magazine and at the moment cannot remember which (senior moment) I will post name as soon as I can remember.

Friday, 17 March 2017

This card was requested for an 80 year old. Tonic circle die with Spellbinder flower die.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

I was asked to make a card for a lady called Mu it is her 105th birthday - WOW. The instructions were bright and daisy flowers.  I used the Sizzix daisy die with Memory Box leaves. The lattice background is a Spellbinder die.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Using a piece of silver card, emboss, I used a Couture Creations embossing folder. Add alcohol inks over the top. Spellbinder mat and layers with a Memory Box cycle, the cogs are Sizzix dies.
I did a watercolour background then stamped the Woodware stamp with Versamark then heat embossed with Phil Martin embossing powder. I over stamped with Stazon the same stamp. The frame is a Spellbinders with SU punches for the sentiment.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Spellbinder dies - CED 4324 Frames and Tags - Olivia.
CED 5505 - Noble dies  Classic adorned. Spellbinders mat and layers with a Memory Box leaf die and Tim Holtz small tattered flowers.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Memory Box cloud and hill  dies with Trimcraft garden dies.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Spellbinders circle mat and layers with a Woodware stamp coloured in with Spectrum Noir brush pens, you cannot see it clearly but the colour has sparkle.
Woodware stamps for this card done with Stazon.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

A Creative Expressions embossing folder. The stamped shell is a SU stamp. The other shells are Spellbinder dies. The border punch is a MS. The rope a Marianne die. The sentiment a SU punch.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Spellbinder mat and layer circles. Tim Holtz Sizzix tiny tattered flowers. SU punches for the sentiment.

Monday, 6 March 2017

The butterfly circle is a  Sue Wilson - CEDPC1010. The border die is also Sue Wilson CED 4202. The sentiment a Just Rite die.

Friday, 3 March 2017

The background embossing is a Creative Expressions folder. The dogs and cat are Tim Holtz stamps and dies coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. I cut the circles in the card using a SU punch. The tag is also a SU punch.

Thursday, 2 March 2017


First cut a circle in some spare card with a Spellbinder die, then either use distress ink pads or colour cloud inks to fill in the centre with a sponge. The stamps are Woodware inked with a Versa fine ink pad.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

As you can probably guess I am loving these Tim Holtz crazy dog stamps. The background embossing folder is a Creative Expressions. A MS heart border punch with a Sizzix sentiment die.

Monday, 27 February 2017

Tim Holtz crazy dog stamps and dies coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. The balloons are Quickutz. The grass a MS border punch and the sentiment tag is a SU punch.

Saturday, 25 February 2017

A Craft Companions tag die. Tim Holtz crazy dog coloured in with Spectrum Noir pencils. Spellbinders leaf die with SU tag punch.