Amazing with Sparkles

Some days are just ridiculous, aren’t they?  Pretty certain this has been one of them… Thank goodness it’s Friday is all I can say! I have used Avery Elle’s Amazing die heaps.  For one simple word it seems to be able to convey so much and suit so many occasions!  I cut the die into a…

Dear Caffeine, I love you so…

This week’s MUSE is Anita Bowden of Neet and Crafty. I just adore her crisp and clean style.  Something I aspire to, but I definitely have a tendency to add just a smidge too much of something…  The layout she used, the pops of pink and the polka dots were my inspiration. My card is such a mash-up…

Happy Roses

 I completely loved Altenew’s Vintage Roses as soon as I saw them, and they went straight on my List-Of-Very-Important-Crafting-Stuff-That-I-Must-Have.  I guess they were on everyone else’s LOVICSTIMH because they were always out of stock.  Then one marvellous day, there they were! Clickity-click, *happy dance*, across the big water and to my house to live they came….

Friendship Tree

One of the reasons I like entering challenges is because they are such a great way of making me get out of my comfort zone – and I’m learning that possibly I’m not naturally CAS!  I was so pleased with my first attempt at this card; and then I thought I’d get clever and make…

Hello There, Bear

Today’s title seems pretty appropriate given how long it has been since I’ve been around.  Life has been a little frantic lately – which does seem to happen pretty regularly round here.  Ahem. Anyhoo!  This was one of those cards that kind of create themselves.  I started with white embossing a old SU stamp on watercolor…