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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

Monday, 31 March 2014

Alice in wonderland wedding card


Hi peeps I am sharing a wedding card today
the theme is Alice in wonderland and I struggled with this one until I came across these fab images from Pink Cat Studio available here
I decided to use the coloured in version for quickness as I have a lot of orders at the moment.
the papers are from first edition and magnolia
border is a MS punch
pearls, doilies, ribbon, flower and stamen from stash
small circle sentiment from LOTV
I'm late sentiment from create with tlc
personalised sentiment is computer generated.
hope you like x

Happy Anniversary


My card this afternoon is using a topper from the love & romance topper set from crafters companion
the backing card is from the same set
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentimet is from pink petticoat
and the circle sentiments come with the kit too.

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Graffiti Josh


This cool guy is called Graffiti Josh from Ladybugcraftsink

colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from dovecraft
all embellishments from my stash
sentiments are computer generated

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Lazy Daisy


Today I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Lazy Daisy available here

my colouring medium is prisma pencils
for the centre of the flowers I've added some glitter fun flock
papers are from DCWV
sentiment from cuddly buddly
pearls from stash

Friday, 28 March 2014

Winestool Nikki


I'm sharing a 50th birthday card today
this image is from Ladybugcraftsink called winestool nikki available here
I have coloured with promarkers and added glamour dust to her dress
papers are from papermania and first edition
lace, doily, flowers and pearls from stash
corner leaf is a cheery lynn die
sentiment is computer generated

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Caitlin's Cupcake


I just love my uptown girl stamps from stamping bella, this one is called Caitlins cupcake available here
if ever there was an excuse to get out the fluffy stuff this is it !!
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils, added the fluffy stuff, some glamour dust ans gems and pearls to decorate
the lace is from my stash
papers are from papermania and me to you
doilies and flower from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Blossom Arch



Another Mother's day card today.
I have used a topper from the behind closed doors cd rom from La Pashe

the papers are from first edition
lace, pearls and flowers from stash
fancy pin handmade by me
sentiments are computer generated.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Asian Wedding


Tonight I am sharing a card made for a friend
I couldn't find an Asian wedding image so the lovely Eileen Nicholson has drawn one for me, you can check out her other digi's here

Believe it or not this card has taken all day to put together
The colouring is with promarkers and you can't see it too well but I have used sakura glitter pens to add some sparkle to the dress and then I added the gems
for the bouquet i added some summer flowersoft and I think it works well
Papers are from papermania
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
top sentiment is computer generated
flowers are a cheeery lynn die
ribbon and pearls from stash

Forever friends - Mother's day card


I have another Mother's day card to share with you today 
The image is from my Forever friends cd rom
I have printed on to Linen card, I just think it looks better this way
the papers are from first edition
lace, doily, flowers and pearls from stash
butterflies are made using my MS punch
sentiment from crafters companion.

Monday, 24 March 2014

Golden Anniversary card



This is a card I made for a friend of mine for her sisters wedding anniversary
she provided the photo's 
the papers are from first edition
ribbon and pearls from stash
flower die from cheery lynn
sentiments computer generated

I made the box myself, first time and it's not bad, I'm sure I will get better with practice
the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
butterfly is a cheery lynn die
oval dies are from Spellbinders
50 sentiment is from bluebird flats


BeBunni - Mother's Day


I am really back in to my CD rom crafting at the moment
there are some fab ones out at the moment
this image is from the BeBunni cd rom from crafter companion
I have used papers from LOTV
flowers, lace and pearls from stash
a nice quick mother's day card
x

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Paul Texting


This fab image is called Paul Texting from Mo Manning available here

papers are from First edition and dovecraft
sentiments are computer generated
buttons and twine from stash

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Narcissus


Hi peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Narcissus available here

colouring medium is Prisma pencils
papers from DCWV
sentiment computer generated
pearls from stash

Friday, 21 March 2014

Wine & Cheese


I made this card with some decoupage I've had for about eight years lol
I am trying to use all my old stuff up, you know how it is you keep buying all the new stuff and the old stuff get pushed to one side!

the papers are from papermania and WRS
the dad sentiment is from little claires
border and ribbon from stash
top sentiment from boofle
bottom sentiment from cats life press
xx

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Happy Mother's day


Today's card using an image from my forever friends Cdrom
I have printed on Linen card because I think they look more expensive this way.
the papers are from first edition
lace, pearls and flower from stash
pin handmade by me
mum sentiment from little claires

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Martini Nikki


I love this image from Ladybugcraftsink, she is called Martini Nikki available here
I have coloured in with spectrum noir pens ans prisma pencils
papers are from first edition
swirl die cut is from MB
sister sentiment from cuddly buddly
top sentiment computer generated
flowers and pearls from stash.

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Garden Boots


I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab image is called Garden Boots and is available on the best of La Pashe 2012 cd rom available here
or as a downloadable decoupage sheet here
the bamboo paper comes with the sheet
the floral paper is from tulip and friends 
twine, card candi, charm and button from stash
sentiments computer generated


Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Mothers Day card


Hi peeps, I'm sharing another Mother's day card today
this image is a stamp from WRS
colouring medium is spectrum noir pens and a little prisma pencil
papers are a freebie from Crafters Companion
rolled roses are dienamics and MB dies
swirl is a Marianne die
butterfly is a MS punch
ribbon and pearls from stash
small circle sentiment from LOTV
big circle sentiment from create with tlc.

Happy Birthday to you


This is a card I have made for a friends birthday
very quick to make about 10 minutes
image us from Makey Bakey mice everyday cd rom
papers from Nana's Nursery
flower and pearls from stash
sentiment from WRS

Monday, 17 March 2014

Get up and go


I have another Mother's day card to share today
this fab image is from ladybugcraftsink called get up and go available here

colouring medium is promarkers
papers are a freebie from Crafters companion
die cuts are from Sizzix
border s a Ek sucess punch
lace, flowers, doily. pearls and wooden butterfly from stash
sentiment on picture is computer generated
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
sentiment tags from LOTV

Wedding Anniversary


A nice simple card to make
image and Backing card from Crafters companion love and romance topper kit
ribbon, bow, hearts and pearls from stash
sentiment from Pink Petticoat
bottom sentiment computer generated
I think this took me 15 minutes to make x

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Mum's Birthday


Another gorgeous image from the Makey Bakey mice everyday cd rom
I'm loving these at the moment
the papers are from me to you and first edition
lace, doilies, heart, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments from crafters companion birthday topper set

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Sailing


Hi crafty peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Sailing and is available on the best of just inklined 2012 cd rom here
and it's only $5.00 at the moment, a bargain me thinks x

I have coloured my image with promarkers and a little prisma pencil and white sakura glaze pen
the papers are from Docrafts
circle sentiment computer generated
bottom sentiment from Pink Petticoat
raffia and dew drops from stash
fimo clouds handmade by me

Friday, 14 March 2014

Pretty Pastels Jellypark DT card


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Jellypark
the challenge theme is Pretty Pastels
My image is called Girl party bunting which you can buy here

My colouring medium is Promarkers, white sakura glaze pen and stickles
papers are from first edition
banner die is from Joy
ribbon, twine, buttons and gems from stash
circle sentiment computer generated
bottom sentiment comes with the image.

Hope you will join in with us x

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Happy Birthday Dad


A nice clean and simple card made for one of my customers
The large sentiment is a woodware stamp
paper is from dovecraft
embossing folder from crafters companion
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
button, twine and card candi from stash
top sentiment from craftsuprint

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Happy Birthday Mum


Today's card is using a topper from the Makey Bakey Mice everyday cd rom
I love these Cd's so good for a quick card and give you so many options
the papers are from Nana's Nursery
sentiments are computer generated (top) and little claires (bottom)
floers and pearls from stash

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Mother's Day


I'm sharing a Mother's Day card 
I have used an image from the Makey Bakey mice everyday cd rom from Crafters companion
the paper is from the love and romance kit also crafters companion
sentiments are computer generated
swirl is a Marianne die 
flowers, pearls and ribbon from stash

Monday, 10 March 2014

La Pashe sneak peak


from the new flippin families cd rom 
you can catch Jak on create and craft on the 11th of March at 11am and 6pm

Belle


Hi peeps this is Belle from Saturated Canary
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from first edition
border is a MS punch
ribbon, gems and pearls from stash
dragonfly is joanna sheen signature die
top sentiment from hobbycraft
bottom sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 9 March 2014

La Pashe sneak peak


Ha Ha how funny is this image 
this new flippin families cd rom has got some hilarious images 
you will love it x 

Wedding Wishes


Anothe card using the love and romance topper kit from crafters companion
The lace, and gems are from my stash
rolled flowers are a dienamics die
butterflies are cheery lynn dies
border is a EK success punch
sentiment computer generated



Saturday, 8 March 2014

Mother's day card - Forever friends


Today's card is made using a forever friends bear from the Hallmark cdrom
papers from first edition
border is a cheery lynn die
flower die is a MB die
doilies, flower, lace and pearls from stash
butterfly is a MS punch
corner is a whimsy die
xx

Friday, 7 March 2014

Happy Anniversary


Today's card is using a fab topper from the love & romance topper kit from crafters companion
the backing card is from the same kit
other papers are from first edition
lace, pearls, gems, doily and flowers from stash

xx

Thursday, 6 March 2014

La Pashe sneak peak - Flippin families


Another sneak peak from the new flippin families cd rom
I think this image is hilarious
the floral paper is also on the cd x

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

La Pashe Dt card - Hibiscus


Hi peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab decoupage page is called Hibiscus and you can download it here
I have used papers from First Edition and Me to you
border is a EK success punch
lace, lace corner, flowers, ribbon and pearls from stash
sentiments are from Pink Gem Designs (left) and LOTV (right)
butterflies ae a MS punch.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

La Pashe sneak peak - flippin families



Today I'm sharing a sneak peak for La Pashe
a new cd rom is coming called Flippin families
there are some fab and hilarious images on there
Jak will be on create and craft showing off the new cd on the 11th of March at 11am and 6pm
hope you will tune in x


Adam Let's play Football


At last I have the new Angelica and adam cd rom, mine went missing and I had to have another sent and it's took a while so I couldn't wait to play.
This fab image is called Let's play football and I an see me using it a lot.
the papers are from the cd too
raffia & buttons from stash
football sentiment from Pink Gem Designs
birthday sentiment is computer generated
football boots are a sizzix die
arrow die from crafty sentiment designs
number die is from dienamics

hope you like x


Monday, 3 March 2014

I've been published again - chuffed to bits







So proud to have been published again in Digital crafting essentials
This card is designed for Jellypark
the fab image will be available soon

I have used papers from dovecraft
die cuts from MB
mesh ribbon, buttons and twine from stash
sentiment from Jellypark






Just Inklined to hop - Fancy Folds





It's blog hop time at Just Inklined 
the theme set by Dawn is Fancy Folds
you should have arrived from Joyce's blog

I have gone for a 5 x 7 inch Easel card
for my card I have used this fab digi called Knitting Basket available here

colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils and sakura glaze and glitter pens
papers are from docrafts
mannequin and bobbin embellishments are Sizzix Tim Holtz dies and I've added some twine to these.
flower is a sizzix die and I've added a brad to the centre
doily and button from stash
top sentiment from little claires
bottom sentiment from ginger house

This is the hop in order
Dawn, Tammy, Tangii, Lori, Karen, Joyce, Gaynor

Don't forget to leave a comment as you hop as there are spot prizes along the way
Happy hopping peeps x





Sunday, 2 March 2014

Balloon Bunny


Hiya my card today is using a fab topper from LOTV called Balloon Bunny 
the papers are from First edition
border is a Ek success punch
flowers, doilies, pearls and ribbon from stash
top and bottom sentiments are computer generated
sentiment on image is from LOTV
xx

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Baby Blanket


Hi peeps I'm sharing a commissioned card I made for a friend who has become a Grandma again
this image is a topper from the LOTV Ebay outlet store
you can buy the rubber stamp here
I've used my promarkers to colour her clothes pink
papers are from first edition, DCWV and me to you
doilies, buttons, lace, charm & pearl hearts from stash
baby sentiment is from Little claires
celebrate sentiment is from WRS
other sentiments are computer generated

I also thought I would show you the inside and how I decorate the back of my cards
The signature circle on the back is computer generated by me and very personal
my customers love the little touches and that makes me a happy crafter x 

thanks for visiting x


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