Check out this cute embossing folder called Petals-a-Plenty. It is perfect for Christmas cards. Here I have used it for … More

Monochromatic Happiness Shared

Another challenge from Splitcoaststampers, this time it is a CAS (Clean and Simple) sketch challenge. As I love the monochromatic … More

No Stamping Allowed

No stamping allowed! This is the technique lover’s challenge on Splitcoaststampers this week. Take a look at what I created. … More

Artichoke and Burgundy

Artichoke and Burgundy would have to be two of my favourite colours. This week’s Colour Challenge on Splitcoaststampers (CC347) combines … More

Starry Night

Today I am participating in a challenge on the Less is More site. This site promotes clean and simple cards … More

Another Sketch Challenge

This week’s Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge lends itself so well to a Christmas card, but I thought my first attempt should … More

Lots of Baby Cards

My dear friend Leonie visited today to make a batch of baby cards. We used some of my favourite retired … More

Side Spring Card

I found this cute side spring card tutorial on Splitcoaststampers. The little bear is clipped on to the side of … More

Sponged Scenery

Today I am trying out a technique to create a sponged background. Paula Dobson produces some beautiful work with this … More

Stitched Stockings

Now that you have seen the Stocking Tag Punch in action using DSP, I thought I would show you how … More

How Cute Is This?

How cute are these? I received them from my dear friend Margy quite a while ago, and just realised that … More

Beautiful Season

A beautiful season – that is, Christmas. And to go with it a classic new stamp set of the same … More

Stocking Tag Punch

I have just received my new Stocking Tag Punch [sneak peek from the upcoming Summer Mini Catalogue] and thought I … More

Three Little Words

I am still caseing the current IBC. Today, it is from page 71. Using different colours certainly gives another look … More

Itty Bitty Bits

Isn’t this new IBC great? There are so many different designs to try. Today, I have cased the design on … More

More Stripes

Back with more using the Stripes Embossing Folder. This time, I have made a fun card, using the Stripes panel … More


One of the new Textured Impressions Embossing Folders in the latest IBC is Stripes. I love the texture it provides … More

Cottage Garden

Whilst trawling through the new IBC, I found a great sketch that I thought would be a useful addition to … More

Pocket Silhouettes

Here is another from my Pocket Silhouettes series. This time, I have used the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack to … More

Vintage Look Gift Box

Another 3d item today. I have seen many cute little gift boxes made using the milk carton die. When I … More

Happy Birthday Marg

Today’s post is to wish my sister Margaret a very happy birthday. As usual, I was slow in sending my … More

Pocket Silhouettes

I have seen some great cards recently using Pocket Silhouettes. This is one of my neglected favourites, so I thought … More