Rocket Ship Cardmaking

It has been such a long time since I last posted a card on my blog that you might be wondering if I still make them! Well I do but 99% of my cardmaking these days are for magazines so I can't show them here on my blog, but you will have seen them if you get Papercraft Essentials, Simply Cards and…

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Painted Scribble Flowers Birthday Card

All the way back in those heady days of July (like all of last month) I fell in LOVE! I remember it well, it was a gloriously sunny day (it might not have been, I mean it was July in the United Kingdom after all). I was wearing a blue skirt, sea-green shirt and red shoes (I was probably in dark trousers…

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City Life With Seven Paper Amelia From Studio Calico

I'm a City Girl at heart, I was born in London and I've now lived here, as an adult, for a while, yikes, I've just totted it up and it's 20 years! When David and I moved last year, we did consider moving out to the country and at one point I thought we would have to because the house prices in…

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When Is An Off-Trend Card On-Trend?

When is an off-trend card on-trend? No, it isn't the start of a joke, it is a dilemma! As a professional crafter I try hard to keep my stash up-to-date but it can be super hard challenging on a budget and with the really short life-cycles that a lot of craft products have. So what do you do? Well today it's a…

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Mixed Media Greeting Card – Something Old Turned New

I think I might have a problem! I can not throw anything away. Ok so we haven't quite made any of the Hoarders Are Us programs on the telly yet but sometimes I think it might be close. I reckon you can empathise with me can't you? I mean it is a bit of a crafters' disease isn't it? Since the move…

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PaperArtsy Flower Greeting Card

If you are lucky enough to have a Bank Holiday today where you are then YAY! Bank holiday! Hope you have a lovely day off. Wahoo! Bank Holiday dance! Sorry to the rest of you! Ok don't be too sad because I'm here to cheer you up with a pretty JOFY flower from her Collection 32 and some lovely Lin Brown Limited…

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Card It Monday – Fiskars 3 in 1 Tag Maker

Recently I got my hands on one of the new tools from Fiskars, have you seen it yet? It is a tag punch that also punches the holes and sets the eyelets - the Fiskars 3 in 1 Tag maker. Of course I have been having a fun crafty time giving it a work out. Ok so here is how it works:…

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Something Sweet For Monday

Welcome Monday and time to start this week with something crafty, something papercrafty in fact. I've been meaning to post this card on my blog for a couple of weeks now but time has always got away from me. It has been sitting on my desk in pieces waiting to be assembled. Well finally I got a chance to stick it all…

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