A month of scrapbooking – day 1

Scrapbooking = number 1 crafting love for me.  I think the combination of preserving my family’s memories whilst also being creative is a perfect use of my time.  Kids are always cute in photos so even if I’m having a bit of a rough time with any of them I can connect through the photosContinue reading “A month of scrapbooking – day 1”

Butterfly Birthday Wishes

It’s wonderful to get inspiration from Pinterest, it is certainly my favourite place to go and collect ideas.  If you are not yet confident with how to use Pinterest please let me know and I’ll run you through the basics. I found this card from Fanny and loved it.  I made a few changes andContinue reading “Butterfly Birthday Wishes”

Too much glitter is never enough

I’m so in love with this butterfly framelit (there’s a great tip for using dryer sheets with these intricate framelits that I have been demonstrating at my recent classes). This box really pops in real life, it is so simple but makes such a elegant statement.  The ribbon around the box is attached in aContinue reading “Too much glitter is never enough”

Beautiful Bokeh

Have you learned how to achieve this amazing background called “bokeh”? I first learned of this technique from Alison Barclay and love it.  It’s a very simple yet gorgeous way to add a stunning background to your cards. My current card classes include a card that features this technique, there are still spaces this Friday atContinue reading “Beautiful Bokeh”

A flower and brown free zone…

I’ve recently run a Facebook competition…more information {{here}} so I’ve been busy catching up on the cards that I now need to make for my lovely Facebook followers who took part!   Sue requested a birthday card that was not floral or brown, so this is what I have come up with: It uses theContinue reading “A flower and brown free zone…”