Seaside Dreams – Father’s Day Card

This one was made for my Dad for Father's Day, inspired by shell stamps and knowing that beaches and holidays are amongst my Dad's favourite things, I hoped that it made him think of the sea and holidays :) The card was made from shades of blue, torn edges, stamped with shells and accented with individual shells coloured lightly with pencils and…

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What goes around comes around

The challenge from Think Monday - Think ATC has the theme of circles this week. So here is my interpretation. The flower is stamped and coloured in with Marvy pens. The circle is coloured with an ink pad and the dots and doodles drawn in by hand.

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Retro decor

This is a bit of a tongue-in-cheek 4x4 for Funky Fairy blog who are doing a Tri-challenge, so anything to do with 'Tri'. I have used triples with three birds and three colours. This 4x4 is also for the My Time to Craft challenge blog which this week has the theme of 'birds'. So imagine yourself back in the late sixties, early…

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Faces ATC

This week's challenge over at Arty Girlz is a Faces theme. So here is an ATC stamped with distress ink onto a distress ink-coloured background. The two boys were then stamped using Marvy Le Plume pens and cut out and layered onto the background.

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Apollo leads the way

So here is an ATC for the Theme Thursday Challenge, which this week (well until tomorrow - better late than never) has a Man theme. This ATC is coloured with green and purple distress inks using a spritzer and a brayer. Then stamped with the Harlequin pattern and the ornate borders. The Statue of Apollo is actually on a transparency and I've…

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Chalk and Ink

Well, I've been experimenting with chalks. Not really used to them yet but having fun trying them out. So this travel-themed tag with the 'E' from explore was made for two challenges. The travel theme is from Thank God It's Friday and the monogram tag is the challenge over at Tag You're It! Actually, this is my first tag as well. So…

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Eyelets ATC

Not been up to much craft-wise this week, hope to get something done this week. I have got a recently made ATC that uses eyelets that I thought I would put up onto the My Time To Craft Challenge blog.The ATC uses K&Company papers with the the heart and key cut out and edged with pink ink pad. The whole ATC was…

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Tower ATC

This week's Think Monday Think ATC is about your favourite tower. Well, being a Londoner, it kinda had to be Big Ben, didn't it? Ooo, look, look I've been sampled! Thanks guys at Think Monday - Think ATC.

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Coaster…

Sweet Sugar Challenges has a great challenge to make something other than a card with Sugar Nellie stamps. So I decided to have a go at a coaster for cups :) So patterned paper has been layered onto a circular piece of chipboard and then sealed with a varnish (to waterproof it a bit). It was fun to do.

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Blog Candy…

WOW there is some fab blog candy up on Little Bird Design blog. And there is an added bonus that the winners will make a card from the blog candy and then be in for MORE candy. How cool is that?

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