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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

Friday, 31 January 2014

Happy Birthday Dad


It will be my Dad's birthday on the 3rd of Feb and this is his card
he doesn't look on my blog so it's safe to post

the image is from Bugaboo I just love Gus
colouring medium is Promarkers
papers from Bo Bunny
buttons, twine and card candi from stash


Wednesday, 29 January 2014

In the scrum


Today I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this cheeky image is called In the scrum available as a sheet here
or on the best of la pashe 2012 cd rom available here

the card is from my stash
card candi from stash
top sentiment recycled 
bottom sentiment from cats life press

Monday, 27 January 2014

Moving Day


Oooh i love this image from LOTV, this one is called Moving Day available here
the lush paper is from First edition and it feels like fabric, so lush
new home alphabet is from whimsy
friend sentiment from LOTV
keys are a sizzix die
flowers, doily and lace from stash
pins are handmade by me
border is a MS punch

Sunday, 26 January 2014

Makey Bakey Mice


A card from the Makey Bakey mice topper kit from Crafters Companion
the papers are from Nana's Nursery and First edition
doilies, ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Football Crazy


My DT card for Just Inklined
the image is called Football Crazy available here
papers are computer generated
colouring medium is promarkers
top sentiment is from pink petticoat
bottom sentiment is computer generated

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Take it easy


This fab stamp is called Take it easy from LOTV

colouring medium - Promarkers and prisma pencils
papers - first edition, LOTV and Dovecraft
sentiments - wellington
button, twine and card candi - stash
arrow - crafty sentiments die
fence - MS punch

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Treasured Baby


A card for my stash 
this cute image is from the swalk CD rom from Crafters Companion 
the papers are from LOTV
doilies, ribbon, buttons, alphabet beads and heart from stash
circle sentiment from little claires
sentiment strip from pink petticoat

Monday, 20 January 2014

Lollipot - La Pashe


Hi I'm sharing a project from this fab CD rom which is being demonstrated by Jak Heath on Create & Craft today at 9am &2pm 
I have decided to make the Lollipot and it's bow easy



here's a little more info about the cd rom which you can buy here for just £19.99

This CD contains 30 gorgeous templates to make stunning 3D boxes, baskets, gifts & decorative items.
The templates appear on the CD as SVG files to work with most electronic cutting machines and you also get them as PDF files so that you can print them and cut them out by hand.
Each template comes with complete step-by-step instructions complete with photographs of each stage, so that making all of the designs is really easy.
Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Not compatible with Apple Mac.


Sunday, 19 January 2014

Cupid


I have another Valentine card to show you today
the love die cut is from Sizzix, I cut this with chipboard and again with some red card and then stuck them together so it was more sturdy.
the stamp is from Forever friends called Cupid available here
colouring Medium  - promarkers
heart dies - Cuttlebug
Embossing folder - Crafters Companion
sentiment strip - Pink Petticoat


Saturday, 18 January 2014

Fishing Boat


Hi my lovlies
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined

Image - Just Inklined Fishing Boat
6 x 6 card - Craft UK
Paper - Wellington
colouring medium - Promarkers, Prisma pencils and chalks
chipboard Buttons, card candi and twine from stash
corner stone seal die - MB
ship wheel & anchor die - Dienamics
cloud die - MB
top sentiment - recycled
bottom sentiment - wellington

Friday, 17 January 2014

Jellypark Design team card - Buttons and bows


Hi crafty peeps, it seems a long time since I posted for Jellypark but I have enjoyed the Christmas break and got lots of fab crafty stash so I am one happy lady.

my cute image is called Mouse and balloon available here

colouring medium - Tim Holtz Distress inks
paper - First Edition
doily, button, ribbon and pearls from stash
clouds - Memory Box
frantage shabby blue embossing enamel
sentiment - Hobby Paleis

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Boy with football


This is a fab new image from Lee Holland called Boy with football available here

colouring Medium - Promarkers
embossing folder - crafts too
raffia, button, charm and alphabet beads - stash
football die - Quickcutz
sentiments - computer generated

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Full Throttle


Hi Peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
I have used this fab image called Full Throttle available here as a downloadable sheet
or on the best of la pashe 2012 cd rom here
the raffia, star and button is from my stash
sentiments come with the sheet


Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Valentine card


I'm sharing a commissioned card today
this fab topper and backing card is from Crafters companion
border is a MS punch
lace, flowers, doily and pearls from stash
fimo photo corner and butterfly made by me
sentiment computer generated

Monday, 13 January 2014

The Beautiful Game


This fab image is from the Big one Cd Rom from La Pashe
chip board button and twine from stash
top sentiment from Wellington
bottom sentiment comes with picture

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Strawberry Pot


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
the image is called Strawberry Pot available here

Colouring medium - Promarkers
papers - tulip and friends
lace, pearls and button from stash
crochet flower - handmade by me

Friday, 10 January 2014

Sweets


Another make from the Makey Bakey mice cd rom
the papers are from DCWV
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
other sentiment computer generated
pearls and flower from stash

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Happy Bird-day


A card for my stash
Image is from Bugaboo
colouring medium - Prisma pencils blended with sansodor
papers DCWV
chip board button and twine from stash

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Cupcake Wishes


Todays card is made using the Makey Bakey mice cd rom
the papers are from LOTV
doily, pearls and flowers from stash
sentiment computer generated

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Pirates


Today I'm sharing a card made with a fab new charity digi stamp called boys playing pirates from Jellypark available here

One of my craft resolutions is to colour more with my distress inks, I love the vibrancy of them but I am only a novice so it is taking me a couple of hours to colour my images at the moment, more practice needed.

the papers are from bo bunny
die cuts are from sizzix
raffia, ribbon and alphabet beads from stash
sentiment from Pink Petticoat

Monday, 6 January 2014

Bunches of Love


A card made for a friend
I have recycled the image from a used card
the papers are from LOTV
border is a MS punch
doily, pearls, flowers and ribbon from stash
sentiment strip from Pink Petticoat
circle sentiment from LOTV

Sunday, 5 January 2014

OMG


Today's card had to be a quickie as one of my customers needed it quickly
so I decided to use one of these fab Kenny K topper called OMG from the hobby house available here

the papers are from First Edition
doilies, alphabet beads, pearls and flowers from stash
sentiment from LOTV
heart from cuttlebug

Saturday, 4 January 2014

Daisy patch


Hi lovelies hope you have had a fab Christmas
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
the fab Image and a favourite of mine is called Daisy Patch available here

colouring medium - Tim Holtz Distress inks
papers - First Edition
doilies - Joanna sheen
lace - stash
perfect pearls - Hobbycraft
flowers and pearls - stash
sentiments - digistamp boutique and computer generated
butterfly - MS punch

Friday, 3 January 2014

40th


A nice CAS mens card
image from Sue Gaylor
papers from LOTV
hearts are a cuttlebug die
happy birthday text is an Anits's stamp
card candi from stash
bottom sentiment computer generated

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Drums


Apologies for the picture quality
this card was needed quickly and I couldn't get the right light
and I forgot to add the bithday sentiment lol

colouring medium - pro markers
papers - LOTV
flowers, pearls, ribbon and doilies - stash
numbers - MFT dienamics
sentiment - computer generated
heart - cuttlebug die
oval - nellen snellen die

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Hedge-word


Todays card for a friend at work

Stamp - Hedge-word from Penny Black
colouring medium - papermania watercolour pens
die cuts - sizzix
flowers, pearls, flowers, lace, ribbon and butterfly - stash
pepers - first Edition


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