Category Archive: Female

Mar 12

Clarity Dorset and Hampshire Workshop – March 2017

Hello and thanks for popping in today. Yesterday I was back with the Clarity Dorset and Hampshire workshop group in St Leonard’s. We always have a great time and yesterday was no exception. We even had extra cakes and biscuits thanks to Noreen and Julie. The theme this month was Madeleine, both the large stamp …

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Oct 16

Claritystamp Challenge – Circles or Squares Mid Month

Hello and thank you for joining me today. We’re half way trough the Claritystamp challenge of Circles or Squares. Have you entered yet? If not I hope the following inspires you to have a go. My artwork is inspired by the great artist Piet Mondrian, famous for his coloured rectangles and squares. Apologies for the …

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Jul 08

Fussy and Fancy Challenge – Flowers and Lace

Hello. Today I’m showcasing my entry to the current Fussy and Fancy challenge – Flowers and Lace. I decided to go with a picture of a ballerina throwing flowers into the air at the end of her performance :-   Using Sheena’s White Card, I stamped Grace, from Clalritystamp’s Elegance and Grace stamp set, in …

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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 15

Claritystamp Challenge Mid Month – It’s All About the Girls

Hello, have you had a chance to join the Claritystamp Challenge yet? If not here’s some mid month inspiration for you: Talking this theme through with my sister – It’s okay she lives in Florida and doesn’t participate in the Challenge!! – the idea of a Word Cloud came to mind — hers not mine …

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Mar 01

Claritystamp Challenge – It’s All About the Girls

Hello and welcome to my blog. Today sees the start of a new Claritystamp challenge – It’s All About the Girls For my DT sample I wanted to do something a little different, and use some of the backgrounds I had made with shaving foam. I’d been thinking about this for a while and then read …

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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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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 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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Jun 25

Fussy & Fancy Challenge – Things with Wings

Hello Everyone, I do hope you are experiencing some gorgeous weather you are. Today’s blog is for the current Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge – Things with Wings. My card for this challenge uses a Crafter’s Companion digital Angelica image: The image is printed onto Whisper White from Stampin’ Up!, and coloured the image using a variety …

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