Baby Blue Waterfall

Don’t you just love making baby cards? I find making a card to welcome a new life so special. Today’s card was made for a friend of mine who had a baby boy about four months ago now. He didn’t take…

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Birthday, Flowers

Secret Garden Birthday

One of the things I like about making my own cards is the plethora of stuff available for me to use. This does have it’s down side sometimes as there is always something new to try out and at times…

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Birthday, Butterflies, Thank you

Swallowtail Duo

I love butterflies, and Stampin’ Up! has a beautiful stamp of a Swallowtail. I first saw this used by Deena Boos. Here are two ways I’ve used this stamp. The first is for a birthday:  The butterfly was stamped in StazOn…

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Birthday, Male

Metallic Toned Birthday

It was my nephew’s birthday recently. So that was the first problem…. the second one is that he is in his early twenties. It really shouldn’t be that difficult to make cards for the other half of the population, but…

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Just Because

I know I haven’t been around much lately, but hopefully I will be able to post a little more frequently now. I have a number of cards that I have made in the past and not gotten around to posting…

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Inspirational Sayings

It’s all in the sentiment

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…

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Flowers, Garden

In the Garden

Hello Everyone. Here is this month’s entry for the Clarity Stamp Challenge, In the Garden, only I was too late to post it!! Must do better for next month. I love poppies and when I saw the challenge I knew…

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Clarity Challenge – Anything Goes

Hello! Well  it’s been a while since I last posted, but I hope normal service will be resumed soon. I’m so excited that one of my favourite crafters, Barbara Gray, has her own challenge now, the Clarity Stamp Challenge. I…

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Beach, Birthday, Shells

Bordering By the Seashore

Hi everyone, today’s card has been inspired by Less is More this week, which has a sketch challenge, that is “simplicity itself, so to add a little constraint, we ask that the card stays in this orientation ie that the band remains in…

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Summer Afternoon Sympathy Card

Here is the other sympathy card I mentioned in my post on Wednesday, using an image from Summer Afternoon, one of the Hostess stamp sets. I thought the empty swing was a different way of showing loss.  Here is a close up of the…

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