Category Archive: Birthday

May 04

Fussy and Fancy Challenge – Female Birthday

Hello. My card for this Fussy and Fancy challenge is a birthday card for a friend of mine who has a special birthday tomorrow. I stamped the shoe image in Versamark and used Wow embossing powder with glitter to emboss it. A small doily was cut in half and stuck behind the card at the …

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Mar 23

Clarity Dorset and Hampshire Workshop – March 2016

Hello Everyone Well we had a great time at March’s workshop and a big thank you to Susan who treated us all to Danish Pastries – they were lovely. Here’s a quick look at the projects everyone made. Firstly we used Perfect Pearls micro powders and then we used the Clarity Wee Houses stamp set …

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Mar 03

Fussy and Fancy Challenge – Tic Tac Toe

Hello! It’s been sometime since I’ve participated in a card challenge and I hope to be able to do more going forward. Today’s card is my entry for the Fussy and Fancy challenge – the theme of which is Tic Tac Toe. You have the choice of selecting at least 3 elements or up to …

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Jan 29

A Windy Birthday

Hello! I recently showed you the card I made for my Dad. Well today’s card is the one I made, by request, for my Mum to give him on his birthday. It uses a technique that Barbara Gray has demonstrated – check her blog out here. I really like this set of stamps and it can be …

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Oct 20

Birthday Reflections

Hello. Today’s card is one I made a little while ago for my niece’s birthday. It is a case of a card that Barbara Gray included in September’s stencil club. I even kept the same colours as orange is one of my niece’s favourite colours. I taped the stencil to a piece of A5 black …

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Oct 15

Fussy and Fancy Challenge – Lot’s of Pink

Hello I hope you are well. Today’s card is an entry for the latest Fussy and Fancy Challenge the theme of which is Lot’s of Pink. Using two of the templates from Create and Craft’s Couture Summer Blossoms die set I cut the mirri card frame and the Stampin’ Up! Primrose Petal backing card. This is a beautiful …

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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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Jul 21

Celebratory Banner

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog today. I’m rather excited as I’m off to a two day crafting retreat with Barbara Gray of Claritystamp, tomorrow. I’m really looking forward to spending two whole days crafting – using new techniques and practising others. Today’s card is a variation of a card I’ve already shown you …

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Jul 16

Darren’s Dream

Hello, today’s post is of a card I made for my nephew. It is similar to this one I made for a friend, though this one has a moon and more dimension to it. I love the stamp and stencil so much I’ve decided to show this card as well. My nephew has been working away from home …

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Jul 14

Butterscotch Birthday

Today’s blog takes a look at the card I made for my Brother-in-Law. Based on a design by Barbara Gray, it uses a selection of stamps from Claritystamp. I’ve used an A5 sheet of Theuva card, trimmed slightly so it fits an A5 card base. Using the wonderful brushes from Claritystamp, I stencilled one of the tag images …

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