Die Cuts and Copics

Hi bloggies! I have a rather different design today with almost NO stamping. I can’t take credit for this idea (again)! 😉 I found a similar design on Instagram by Leigh Houston and just had to try it out. So … this card was done in a couple of sittings! (You can see the first…

Brusho – take 2

Hi again bloggies! This was another card I made when I was playing with the Brusho crystals the other day. I tried a few different techniques … sprinkling & spritzing (my last post) … and this time sprinkling over the top of a stencilled glitter paste background. I have since (more recently) tried a pearlescent…

Birthday Bears

Hi blog friends! Mr Favorite Things – Bitty Bears Tonic Studios – Birthday Swirl Die Copic Markers, Distress Oxides, Perfect Pearls & Copic opaque white Inspiration – Instagram … Gladys (crafty_m0chi) Click images for better detail. Hope you are having a great weekend. I am in Melbourne as I write … spending time with my…

Exciting News …

Hi blog friends I am excited to share this card … not just because I LOVE the card … but also because I made this for our son, Shane and his wife, Stacey to congratulate them on their exciting news! Yes … another grand baby on the way … due Nov 10. And with Sheree…

Sending (more) happy thoughts!

Papertrey Ink – Embellished Elegance  Reverse Confetti – Large Eyelet Cover Panel Die  Distress Oxide Inks INSPIRATION – Laura Bassen  Thanks Laura! 😀👏🏼

CASE-ing Yana

Hi bloggies! When I saw this card on Instagram … I just had to try it out. The original inspiration comes from Yana Smakula … another card maker that I follow on YouTube. Thanks Yana! I just loved the vibrant colours! A slight variation in layout … but inspired by Yana’s Card, just the same….

CASE-ing Kelly

Hi bloggies! Like many, many card makers … I look to the internet for inspiration and ideas for my card making. I am in awe of the wonderful card makers who spend time sharing their expertise via YouTube videos. I can only imagine the time that goes into making these videos available but I love…

Magical Dragons

Hi bloggies! We had a happy but exhausting day at the Sydney Royal Easter Show yesterday. I worked out we hadn’t been since Sandy was 3 years old … that’s 16 years ago. This adventure involved a 1 1/2 hr drive to Sydney and then a bus to the show with all 16 of us…

Valentine Chicks

Hi bloggies! I have so much gorgeous stamping stuff to play with … I get frustrated that life gets in the way of crafting! 😩 But … I do love it when I finally get to play … and am always thankful for a little online inspiration to get the mojo flowing. Stamping Bella –…

Kissy Smoochie

Hello friends! This was an anniversary card I made last year … finally getting around to sharing it. I had fun creating the underwater water coloured background using Metallic Gelatos. CC Designs – Roberto’s Rascals – Kissie Smoochie Faber Castels – Metallic Gelatos  Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers Stampin’ Up! – SUNSHINE WISHES Thinlits…

Star Birthday

Hello friends! Thanks so much for visiting. I love to have you pop by. Clearly Besotted – Scrumptious Script  Inspiration – Laura Bassen  Click to view slides I hope you get to stamp today! Hugs xxx

Birthday Hearts

Hello friends! So nice to have you pop by! Doodlebug Design – Fairy Tales papers Nuvo Guilding Flakes CASE: Sarah J. Moerman Click to view slides Thanks, Sarah, for the inspiration. Hope you get to stamp today! 😀 Hugs xxx