Category Archive: Inspirational Sayings

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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Jan 01

Clarity Challenge 2015 – Things with Wings

Hello and Happy New Year. I do hope you had a lovely time over the last few weeks. I’m so excited to have been asked to join the Challenge Blog Design Team. Though it is quite daunting following the previous team. I hope the cards I add give you some inspiration. The first Claritystamp challenge of …

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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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Feb 02

A Day by The Sea

Today’s image is another of the calendars I made. Many of you know I love being by the coast and Clarity has a set of gorgeous stamps that are just right for portraying this idea. Here’s the calendar: I’m  sorry this is a poor picture. Hopefully the close ups below will help you see the …

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Jan 26

Gerberas through the Year

Today’s blog looks at another image I designed for a calendar, and as with the Fuchsia image this design can also be used on a card. Claritystamp has a great range of flower stamps and I’ve chosen the beautiful Gerbera set. Using Claritystamps’s Gelli Art card and the outer image of the Circle Dots stencil I …

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Jan 24

A Date with Fuchsias

Hello As we approached Christmas last year, I made a number of projects for Craft Fayres I exhibited at. Over the next few blogs I thought I’d show you some calendars I made, as the images would look good on cards as well. The first one uses Fuchsia stamps from Claritystamp, which follows a sample …

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Sep 28

Clarity Stamp Challenge 7 – Vintage

Vintage Challenge

Hello Everyone, today’s post is my entry for the Clarity Stamp Challenge this month, the theme of which is Vintage. To be honest, I was in two minds about entering this card as it’s not exactly how I pictured it. For my vintage card I have recalled a time when people wrote with ink and quill pens: I …

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Jun 25

In the Garden

Today’s card is one I made for my brother-in-law, Brad. He has recently gotten the bug to grow his own vegetables, and so far he and my sister have been very successful at it. They have faced their challenges, growing vegetables is not the easiest thing to do in Florida when your soil is mainly …

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May 21

It’s all in the sentiment

Sentiment Challenge Web

Today’s card has been inspired by this month’s challenge at Clarity Stamp Challenge where the sentiment is taking centre stage. As you’ll see I’ve gone for the clean and simple look. One of my favourite sentiments is Never Forget by Maya Angelou. Here is a close up: I layered white card with Primrose Petals card …

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