Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 30

Clarity Animal Challenge

Hello Everyone, well August is nearly over and that means this month’s ClarityStamp Challenge is about to close. The theme this month is Animals. I hadn’t had an opportunity to use the beautiful hare stamps and thought they would be perfect for this challenge. Here is my card – I used the Gelli card and stamped the …

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Aug 29

Backyard Basics Thanks Washi Tape

Hello Everyone. I was very pleased to see that I had been showcased for last weeks Less is More challenge with this card. Today’s card is for Less is More’s challenge this week which uses Washi Tape. This is the first time I’ve used Washi Tape and I have to agree with everyone else in blog land that it is …

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Aug 28

Kingfisher Birthday

Hello! In May I was lucky enough to attend Clarity Stamps workshop at Cowden. One of the cards we made use the Clarity Kingfisher image. I decided to make a couple of cards using the techniques we learnt and this is what I came up with. The first card places the kingfisher in the centre …

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Aug 23

Vintage Feeling Sentimental

Hello, yesterday I posted a card for the Less is More challenge using the image of a Ferris Wheel. Today I wanted to show you another card using the same image and two other cards that used the other images in the Feeling Sentimental stamp set from Stampin’ Up! which has unfortunately been retired. Here …

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Aug 21

Ferris Wheel goes Round and Round

Hello, it’s been a while since I made a card for the Less is More challenge despite wanting to. I finally managed to get my act together and make a card for this week’s challenge of Round and Round. I’ve used the Ferris Wheel from the Feeling Sentimental stamp set from Stampin’ Up! This was …

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Aug 20

Vintage Sail Away

Hello Everyone I’ve mentioned before on my blog that the wonderful male half of our population are not always that easy to make a card for. The other day I showed a card I had made using The Open Sea stamp set from Stampin’ Up! Today’s card is one of those made in my July card …

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Aug 16

Purple Mosiac Madness

Hello. Today I’ve decided to go with pattern making and sentiments – lovely cards to make which make an impact. The card uses one of the stamps in the new Mosaic Madness stamp set from Stampin’ Up! and the coordinating punch. This set includes different mosaic shapes and is very versatile. You’ll be seeing more of it …

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Aug 15

Open Sea in Triplet

Hello! Today’s card is one for the men! It was inspired by a card I saw on a blog – and I now cannot find it! Here it is: Everything on the card is from Stampin’ Up!. The card base is made in Midnight Muse card and the Whisper White band across the centre has been stamped …

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Aug 14

Home Sweet Home

Hello all, today’s card is a New Home card I made for my niece and her husband. It was actually sent at the beginning of the year, and whilst visiting my sister I was very excited to see their actual home. Although they have lots of ideas of stamping their own mark on the place …

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Aug 07

Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

I most certainly do! Where has July gone? I can’t believe it’s August on Thursday. This month’s Clarity Challenge is certainly one I relate to, as I really love being by the coast. It is my place to rejuvenate myself and find peace. My card tries to reflect this. I first lightly brayed a Whisper …

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