Friday 27 March 2015



A (20) - Copy

Tiz the weekend…Yay!
Hoping to have a weekend of crafting, planting veg & who knows…I may even have a go at making a cake.
(Get the Gaviscon ready!)


My card today feature stamps from Altenew’s  ‘Painted Flowers’ set & Winnie & Walters ‘The Big, The Bold & the Happy’ sentiments set.


I’ve just used 2 cheery Versacolor inks, orange & marigold & a Versafine black for the outline & sentiment.

A (20) - Copy

Have a good weekend everyone.

Friday 20 March 2015

Challenging Colours

It’s been a while since I took part in a crafty challenge but I rather liked this one over at Make The Day Special.

It’s a colour challenge, in fact a choice of 3 colour challenges, all out of my comfort zone.
As well as picking a colour option, you have to use a product bought at MTDS.

I thought I’d have a go at 2 of the colour options.


I chose the colour challenge on the left for my first card and used stamps from the Paper Smooches ‘Botanicals 2’ set & sentiment from the Winnie & Walter ‘The Big, The Bold and You’ set


These were the closest colours I could get to using Versacolor pigment inks.



I gave a few of the leaves a bit of extra Va-va-voom with a white Sakura.


Feeling a little braver with a colour challenge, I thought I’d have ago at the middle colour option, this time using Promarkers.
Sheesh…it’s been a while since I used the ol’ girls & I don’t know why but they seemed a bit tired, dare I say ‘dated’. I think I’ve enjoyed working with inks & paints so much just lately that somehow they seem ‘so last year’ (d’ya get my drift?)

Anyway, I digress.
This floral stamp set is from Altenew, again from MTDS.

I had planned on tackling the 3rd colour option but I went down with a flu virus, so ran out of time but I might  have a go at that another day for my own personal challenge.

Catch yer next time Smile

Sunday 15 March 2015

Greatest Give-Away Ever!


Before I get to my AMAZING give-away, here’s my card for today.
Another gorgeous floral stamp set, this time from Mama Elephant ‘Freestyle Florals’ with a Winnie & Walter ‘The Big, The Bold and Party’ sentiment.
I had planned to colour in the flowers but fav’ daughter walked in the room & said ‘Ooooh,  Très sophisticated, leave it like that’.
Who was I to argue?

Kira Holden (4)

So, our house is full of lurgy.
In order to rid chez-nous of said lurgies, I will be offering all of you, yes you lucky readers, the chance to get your grubby mitts on one of the many symptoms on offer in…

“The Great British Virus Give-Away.”

There’s lots of opportunities to win, lots of ‘prizes’ on offer, you just need to follow this blog & leave a comment stating which prize you’d like to win.

Dripping tap nose
Annoying cough
Aversion to light
Shaking with cold
Hot sweats
Red nose

I think you’ll agree, a give-away NOT to miss.
But wait!
One lucky person will receive ALL, yes you read that right…ALL of the symptoms above!!
So what are you waiting for?
All prizes will be dispatched with the utmost hasteWinking smile

Good luck!!

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Blue Is The Colour….


A (18) - Copy

I’m really into rubber stamps at the moment and big, bold sentiments.
Of course, as a gardener, the more ‘florally & foliagey’ the images, the better…lol.


On this card I’ve used just 3 inks in lush shades of blue.
I love these mini pads from Versacolor…


… and I can’t get enough of these amazing sentiment stamps.
Look how many you get on just one set!!



I’ve given the darker leaves some leafy veins using a white Sakura pen.

A (18) - Copy

The trouble is, I’m looking at my cream living-room walls now & thinking….hmmmm, shades of blue.

Until next time.

Foliage stamp - Botanical 2, Paper Smooches
Sentiment - The Big, the Bold & Party, Winnie & Walter
Versacolor Mini Ink Pads
White Sakura Pen
Glass Gems

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...