Tag Archives: Handmade

Dragonfly Dreams

The dragonfly.  Did you know the dragonfly has been around for about 300 million years and can fly in any direction including sideways and backwards? Intrigued by these seemingly harmless (to humans) creatures, I decided to use a similar card format … Continue reading

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Daisy Delight Birthday Card

This post focuses on a birthday card made for a dear friend of mine using the ever so popular Daisy Delight stamp set and co-ordinating punch. The card was created on Very Vanilla card stock.  On the card front I … Continue reading

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Retiform Technique – Behind the Scenes

In the wonderful world of social media, we tend to see the ‘perfect’ end product.  What we don’t always see is the behind the scenes mishaps, mistakes and frustration.  As a crafter, we have the ability to hide little mishaps … Continue reading

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Swirly Scribbles & Swirly Bird

My last post featured the Swirly Bird stamp set to create a card for boys.  I had so much fun using the stamp set, I decided to continue the theme for this post making two cards for the girls using … Continue reading

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Cards for Boys

On Friday night my youngest son attended a “sleep” over birthday party.  I put the word sleep in inverted commas because he had none!  The boys decided to play a game that if you fell to sleep, you would be … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself!

Do you have a stamp set with one stamp you’ve never used? Or an ink colour that you’ve not yet used?  I had both and decided to challenge myself to use them for my next card. The stamp set I … Continue reading

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Mix It Up!

When I first began dabbling in craft I had no idea how highly addictive it would become!  I am certain that creativity is in my genes, my grandmother was a creative woman, my aunt (my grandmother’s daughter) also enjoys crafting. … Continue reading

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Just Breathe…

Today’s post title and featured card seem fitting for the kind of morning I have had.  I’m not writing this post for pity, sympathy, whatever you want to call it.  I have two teenagers with a chronic illness.  What makes … Continue reading

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Let the Celebrations Begin!

Indeed!  Today marks the launch of Stampin’ Up!’s new Annual Catalogue. Click to download a PDF version here or you can have a closer look at products in my online store. A new catalogue means  five (5) new and exciting In-Colours … Continue reading

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