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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
I started crafting with cards in 2006 and now I am hooked,I love any kind of stamping and have been very lucky to get published in Paper craft essentials, making cards, Simply cards & papercraft, Digital crafting essentials and Crafters Companion Inspiration magazines. I design for Crafters Companion, Spectrum Noir, Mo's Dream Team, Sugar Nellie. La Pashe and Lili of the valley and some of my cards are showcased on Hochanda TV and Create and Craft. I have made some very talented friends through this blog, I love my crafting buddies. Any questions feel free to email me at greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Happy 60th


Today's card is using a freebie from the crafters companion winter inspiration mgazine
the papers are from First Edition
lace, flowers, butterfly & doilies from stash
perfect pearls
top sentiment from digistamp boutique
bottom sentiment from bluebird flats

Monday, 30 December 2013

Embossed Birthday card


I have decided to use a crafts too embossing folder as the main image on this birthday card
pretty quick to make up
papers are from First edition
ribbon, flowers & pearls from stash
sentiments are stamped


Sunday, 29 December 2013

Daughter Christmas card


Forgot to post this card lol 

Image - recycled from a used christmas card
papers - Papermania
flowers and pearls - stash
ribbon - Craft shop


Saturday, 28 December 2013

Christmas Roses


Hi peeps this week at Just Inklined we are showcasing our favourite makes of 2013
this is mine, just love this image, it's called Christmas Roses and is available here
don't foget to stop by the blog daily for more gorgeous inspiration here

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Merry Christmas

To all my fab crafty friends
have a very Merry Christmas
and a wonderful New Year
Love you all
xx

Tuesday, 24 December 2013

CAS Christmas


Another CAS card
die - from Sizzix
paper - Bo Bunny
sentiment - Pink Petticoat
flower - stash

Monday, 23 December 2013

New Adoption Card


This fab image is called boy playing with new train from Jellypark
papers - dovecraft
doilies, card candi, pearl and heart - stash
train border - MS punch
stars - MB dies
sentiments - computer generated

Sunday, 22 December 2013

CAS Birthday card


A nice a simple card
embossing folder is called tied together
image recycled
perfect pearls
sentiment from Pink Petticoat

Saturday, 21 December 2013

Snowman and robin


Hello me lovelies
I am sharing my DT card for Just Inklined

colouring medium - Tim holtz Distress inks
papers - freebie
ribbon and pearls - stash
Sentiment - Cuddly Buddly


Friday, 20 December 2013

Sheffield Wednesday Birthday card


Today's card is for a 40th Birthday for a Sheffield Wednesday Fan
The image is from Craftsuprint by Gordon Fraser
paper - computer Generated
Raffia, ribbon, alphabet beads, card candi - from stash
40 sentiment - bluebird flats
bottom sentiment - computer generated

Thursday, 19 December 2013

To a Special Granddaughter


A nice change from Christmas cards
this fab image was a freebie from the crafters companion inspiration winter magazine
papers from the mag too
lace, photo corners, flowers from stash
top sentiment recycled from another card
bottom sentiment computer generated

Snowy Village


This is another topper from the traditional christmas kit
quite simple, the backing card is from the same kit
i added some ribbon and glittered flowers
pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Snowy Wishes


I've used another topper from the traditional christmas kit today
the papers are from LOTV
flowers are a cheery lynn die
brads, ribbon and pearls from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
bottom sentiment computer generated.

La Pashe DT card Snowy Abbey


Hi crafty peeps I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab image is called Snowy Abbey available here
the papers are from LOTV and crafters companion
pearls from stash

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Recycled card


I'm sharing a card made for a friend
the image is recycled I think it is a shame to throw away a fab image like this

5 x 5 card blank - Hobbycraft
image - recycled
ribbon and pearls from stash
flower was a freebie from dies to die for


Plum Pudding



A couple of LOTV cards today
I appologise for the photo quality so dark and I had to give them to my customer so couldn't get a decent piccy
I have used LOTV and papermania papers
LOTV stamps called plum pudding and under our umbrella
ribbon, pearls, wooden embellishments, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments from digistamp boutique


Monday, 16 December 2013

Walking the dog


I love this Digi sooooo cute
it's from Jellypark called Walking the dog available here

colouring medium - Promarkers
papers - Dovecraft
border - MS punch
snowflake - Marianne die
doily, lace and pearls from stash
sentiment from Jellypark

Noel


I've decided to use one of my Sizzix dies to make this card, fab for a quick card
the papers are from crafters companion and papermania
border is a MS punch
ribbon, pearls, flowers and charm from stash
sentiment is computer generated




Sunday, 15 December 2013

Merry Wishes


A card made for a friend
I've used a PB stamp called Merry Wishes
coloured with promarkers
papers from papermania
card candi and ribbon from stash
sentiment computer generated

Friends to treasure


I have decided to just use a sentiment on this card
the sentiment is from Bethanys elegant word art
embossing folder from papermania
paper from LOTV
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
flower, ribbon and pearls from stash 

Saturday, 14 December 2013

Squirrel


Hi peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Squirrel available here
I like to colour animals with my prisma pencils blended with Sansodor
I've adde some Glamour dust
the DP is from LOTV
sentiment on image is computer generated
bottom sentiment from Digistamp Boutique
raffia from stash
acorn die from joy crafts



Friday, 13 December 2013

Special Daughter


Todays Christmas card
I have used a topper from that craft place
the paper is from Pink Petticoat
border is a MS punch
ribbons, pearls, doily and button from stash
sentiment is computer generated
snowflake is a marianne die

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Robins


Today's Christmas card is made using the fab traditional christmas kit from crafters companion
the lace, doily, flowers and pearls are from my stash
top sentiment is from cuddly buddly and the bottom one is computer generated
Hope you like x

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

victorian christmas


this traditional christmas kit has been a godsend for my christmas cards and will definately be buying more of the same if there's any in the sale
papers are from papermania
embossing is a cuttlebug folder
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
doily, flower, holly leaves, pearls and ribbon from stash


Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Christmas Birds


Another card crossed off my order book
the image is from the traditional christmas topper kit
papers are from forever friends
ribbon, flower, berries and pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated
corners are a whimsy die

Monday, 9 December 2013

Snowy Sheep


Today's Christmas card is using a sheet from La Pashe called Snowy Sheep available here
paper is from LOTV
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
snowflake is a cheery lynn die
tree is a marianne die
button, card candi, twine and sequins from stash

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Snowy House


for my card today I have used a topper from the traditional christmas kit from crafters companion
the card is also from the kit
lace, doilies, pearls, foam flowers and fimo flowers from stash
sentiments (top) computer generated (bottom) from same kit

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Christmas Joy Cross


Hi peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Christmas Joy Cross available on the best of just inklined 2012 cd rom
I have coloured with promarkers and copic at you glitter pens
paper is from LOTV
border, lace, doily, flowers, pearls and brad from stash
bottom sentiment from pink petticoat 

Friday, 6 December 2013

Christmas stockings


For today's card I have used a topper from LOTV
the papers are from Forever friends
doily, ribbon, twine and buttons from stash
yoyo is handmade by me
snowflake is a CL die
sentiment from LOTV

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Baubles


Today's Christmas card 
I have used another topper from the traditional christmas topper kit from crafters companion
I have added some GD to the baubles
the circle die cut is a quickutz die
lace, ribbon, flowers, doily,button, twine and pearls from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
circle sentiment from pink gem designs

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Stable Born


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab image is called stable born and is available here as a decoupage page or on the fab Christmas box cd rom available here
the papers are from LOTV and forever friends
flower is a CL die
brad and pearls from stash
top sentiment from create with tlc
bottom sentiment computer generated.

thanks for stopping by x

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Fourteenth Birthday


These fab images from Gordon fraser at CUP are fab for quick cards
The image is already coloured and I cut around it.
the brick work was crated with a mask and rusty hinge distress ink
the BP is from dovecraft
raffia and card candi from stash
top sentiment is from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment is computer generated
side sentiment comes with image
stars are a sizzix die

Monday, 2 December 2013

Follow the star


Another fab image from La Pashe
this one is called Follow the star
the papers are from crafters companion
lace, flowers and pearls from stash
bottom sentiment from pink petticoat
top sentiment computer generated



Just Inklined to hop - Lavender & Lace






Hi crafty peeps, it's blog hop time at Just Inklined
the theme set by yours truly is Lavender & Lace 
I have decided to make a tag
I have used this gorgeous image called tulip jug available here
coloured in with promarkers and then I cut around the image
lace, butterfly, ribbon and pearls from stash
next on the hop is Karen J with more fab inspiration for you.

don't forget to leave a comment as there are spot prizes along the hop x





Sunday, 1 December 2013

Nativity


I've finally completed a big Christmas card order for religious cards
and these images from La Pashe are ideal, this one is called Nativity available here
the BP is from crafters companion
lace, ribbon,  flower and card candi from stash
sentiment is computer generated


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