Wednesday, 21 February 2018

I first cut a square with a Spellbinder die in the front of the card, also made a frame with the same die and one a little larger in gold card. The background border stamp is a My Mind`s Eye done with a Versamark then gold heat set embossed (on the Misti). The leaves and flowers are Impression Obsession dies. The sentiment punches are SU>

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Gilding flakes. Stick a piece of card to some double sided sticky card. Cut the die from this, I used a Sue Wilson leaf die CED 1467. Peel off the paper to sticky side and add the gilding flakes, rub off access until smooth.

Monday, 19 February 2018

Latest make - A thread painting, I cannot take the photo straight on because of the flash. It has four layers of organza over four  layers of fabric. Seed beads added near the rocks.
The cloud stencil is a My Favorite Things done with Distress Oxide ink pads. The border village die is a Marianne.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

A Penny Black edge die with a Creative Expressions embossing folder. The flowers and leaf flourish are Spellbinder dies.

I will not be posting for a few days as I am off to Guernsey to see grandson Herbie.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The dots and the flowers are all SU stamps also the border punch and sentiment punches.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018


latest watercolours
Stampin Up set of stamps done with Distress Oxide ink pads. Tonic mat and layer circles.

Monday, 12 February 2018


The stamps and dies came from Ebay UK (China) a company called ruledesign. All coloured in with Copics.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Latest watercolour painting.

Friday, 9 February 2018

This stamp set came from Ebay UK (China). The background embossing is a Creative Expressions folder the mat and layers are Tonic dies.

Thursday, 8 February 2018

The clouds done with a My Favorite Things stencil and Distress Oxide ink pads. The tree die is a Shenna Douglas. The golf cart and extras are Ebay UK (China) (done in gold card not a good photo). A small circle punch for the balls. The balloon a Sizzix die.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

The lattice die is Ebay UK (China). The flowers are Spellbinder dies. The leaves are Sizzix Tim Holtz.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

A Creative Expressions embossing folder. The heart dies are Tonic. The flowers a Sizzix punch. The leaves a MS punch.

Monday, 5 February 2018

The background die is a Tonic. I cut two Sue Wilson dies for the next layer. The flowers and vase are Tim Holtz Sizzix coloured in with Distress Oxide ink pads.

Sunday, 4 February 2018

I was asked to paint these flowers watercolours, the lady provided the frame.

Friday, 2 February 2018

The background cut out die is a Tim Holtz for Sizzix. The border punch and butterfly are SU. The mat and layers Tonic dies.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Crafters Companion for the embossing folder. Tonic dies for the mat and layers. SU border punch. The stork die is a Sue Wilson.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The background frame  a Penny Black. The elephant a Sizzix die, the balloon and X-Cut die.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

My take from an idea on Pinterest. I used a circle mask with Distress Oxide ink pads. I used a black ink pen to draw round the circles and add the extras also round the edge of the card.

Monday, 29 January 2018

The mat and layers are Penny Black dies. The bird stamp a Rubber Stampede. The border die a Spellbinders. Joanna Sheen flourish flowers.

Saturday, 27 January 2018

I first cut a circle using a Spellbinder scallop die then used a corner punch to make a pattern round the edge. I placed a vellum circle in the middle with the sentiment heat embossed in white. Memory Box leaf and flower dies to finish.

Friday, 26 January 2018

The giraffe is a Sizzix die. The ruler a stamp (sorry old stamp do not know the make). The border embossing  a Sizzix folder. SU flower punch.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

The embossing folder came free with a magazine. The heart dies are Sizzix. The sentiment punch is a SU.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

The background die is a Cuttlebug. The leaves are Sue Wilson. The flowers and bird are Sizzix dies also the sentiment.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

The background papers came from the magazine Cardmaking  and papercraft. The leaves are Memory Box dies and the border came from  Ebay UK  (China).

Monday, 22 January 2018

I saw this idea on Pinterest using the gelli plate, Acrylic paints, stencils and a mask, thought I would give it a go.
The background papers came with the magazine Cardmaking and Papercrafts. Tonic mat and layer dies. Sizzix dies for the lady and man. MS leaf punch.

Friday, 19 January 2018

A couple of cards for reaching that special age. The glasses are Sizzix dies also the numbers.  Heart and star punches. The background die on the pink card is a Memory Box the blue card a Sizzix die.

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Spellbinder and SU dies for this card.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

The background papers came with the magazine Cardmaking and Papercrafts. The pram is a Marianne die. The border die a Spellbinders also the sentiment `Baby` a Spellbinders. `It`s a girl` is a Cuttlebug die.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Cardmaking & Papercraft issue 179 magazine for the background papers, also the scallop die  came with the magazine. The bird cage is a Sizzix die. The leaf flourish is a Memory Box.

Monday, 15 January 2018

The background papers came from the magazine Cardmaking & Papercraft issue 179. Memory Box leaves with a Spellbinders border die. The sentiment and mat and layers are Tonic dies.
My friend Jen`s cat died just before Christmas so I did this watercolour for her.

Friday, 12 January 2018

X Cut die for the border trees. The garden hut and tools are Trimcraft dies. The cat and bird are Memory Box and the clouds stencil is a My Favorite Things done with Distress Oxide ink pads. I stamped the hut with SU wood stamp before cutting out. (The picture looks quiet dark using the green card)

Thursday, 11 January 2018

The background star die is Ebay (China). The large stars are Spellbinder dies with a punch for the smaller die.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

A Penny Black frame with a MS border punch. The vase and flowers are a Tim Holtz stamp and die set.

Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Acetate cards - First cut the front of the card one third along tape acetate to this, then a strip of the card to the end. The stamps are SU also the woodgrain is a SU stamp coloured in with Distress Oxide ink pads. Stamp the inside of the card with a scene. My take on a Pinterest idea.

Monday, 8 January 2018

A Creative Expressions embossing folder for the background. Spellbinder dies for the oval frame with a MS leaf punch.

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Latest watercolour - the one that got away to the Ecrehous.

There has been a seagull bothering people on St.Ouen`s  beach instead of culling the bird they took it to a small island called the Ecrehous just off our island of Jersey. I thinks it might fly back what do you think ?

Friday, 5 January 2018

A Spellbinders background die with Memory Box and Spellbinder flowers and foliage, all coloured with Distress Oxide ink pads.

Thursday, 4 January 2018

The flower, leaves and background dies are all Spellbinders also a Joanna Sheen die for the tiny flower sprig. The flower coloured in with Distress Oxide ink pads.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Bakers twine and a Docrafts tie stamp onto patterned paper.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

The flowers are Spellbinder dies, I coloured the edges with Distress Oxide ink pads, the leaves a mixture of Spellbinders and Memory Box dies.

Monday, 1 January 2018

Happy New Year 2018



Happy New Year to one and all.

My resolution this year is to do more watercolours, the more practise I get the more I might improve. These are some I have been painting over the Christmas holidays.