Monthly Archive: August 2014

Aug 20

A Hole in One

Hello! I do hope you’re having a lovely August, and if you’ve been on your holidays, that you’ve had a lovely time. I have made a lot of cards over the last few months, and am only now getting to blog about them. The first one was made for my friend’s husband who is a …

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Aug 11

Sweet Lilac Challenge – Birds of a Feather

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today’s card is for the Sweet Lilac challenge, the theme of which is Birds of a Feather. Recently I wrote about the lovely selection of Sweet Lilac flowers that Jo Rice sent me, and which I used on this card. Having not used many flowers on my cards before …

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Aug 07

Fussy and Fancy Challenge – Words

Hello Everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the Summer. We’ve been so fortunate with the weather this year in the south of England. It’s a glorious evening as I write this blog and my garden looks beautiful. Which brings me onto today’s card, which has been made for the Fussy and Fancy Challenge – …

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Aug 07

Colourful Bricks and Alliums

Hello, nice to see you again. Today’s card also uses a combination of a stencil to create a background and stamps. I sent it to say thank you to some friends of mine who invited me to lunch on Easter Sunday!!!! I did send it the same week, though it has taken a while to …

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Aug 05

Sympathetic Poppies

Hello thank you for dropping by. Today’s blog looks at using a stencil to create a background, and I’ll also blog cards that have used a similar technique. The background was created by sponging Stampin’ Up! Rose Red and Old Olive ink through the Claritystamp Poppies stencil. The centre of the poppies were created with Adirondack …

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