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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 March 2015

Video Game Guy


Hello peeps
I'm sharing a card for one of my customers using this fab digi from Bugaboo
he's called Video Game Guy
coloured with SN pens and pencils
Skin - FS1 - FS3 -FS7 - FS9 + pencil 8
Hair - EB6 - + pencil 101 - 120
Jeans - TB3 + pencils 70 - 75 - 120
top - DR5 - DR6 - CR11
Sofa - CG4 - DG3 - DG4 + pencils- 90 - 120
Tv - IG5 - IG8 - black - GB6 - GB10 - EB6 - EB1
papers from LOTV & Kanban
buttons and card candi from stash
sentiments from LOTV and bottom one computer generated

Monday, 30 March 2015

Rose Bouquet


Today I'm sharing my second DT card of the month for Cuddly Buddly
This image is called Rose Bouquet
papers are roses are red
coloured with SN pencils 
PP1 - PP2 - PP5 + pencil 30
LG2 - LG5 + pencil 120
sentiments from stash and computer generated
embelishments from stash


Sunday, 29 March 2015

Mother's day


Hello me lovelies
I'm sharing a Mother's day card made using the times gone by cd rom
I printed on watercolour card
border is a tonic punch
sentiments from LOTV
embellishments from stash


Hush


Hello my lovelies
I'm sharing a wee baby card today
This fab image is called Hush by Mo Manning
coloured with SN pencils
Skin - 001 - 002 - 004 - 009 - 93
hair - 002 - 86 -96 - 111
clothes - 66 - 74
papers are from LOTV and First Edition
train border form Martha Stewart
die cuts from MB and Tonic
embellishments and ribbon from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Mother's day - Times Gone by


These vintage floral images on the times gone by cd rom have been a godsend for mother's day cards and have gone down really well with my customers
I had to use other papers for this card as I was awaiting ink for my printer and had already printed the topper & sentiment previously
all embellishments from my stash
die cuts from dienamics x

Mother's day - times gone by


I'm sharing another Mother's day card today from the times gone by cd rom
die cuts from memory box 
sentiment from hunkydory and LOTV
embellishments from stash

Friday, 27 March 2015

Mother's day


I'm sharing another card I made for Mother's day from the times gone by cd rom from crafters companion
border is a crafty anne die
embellishments from stash

Last sneaky peak for Times Gone by


I think this is my favorite sample for times gone by cd from Crafter's Companion Launching today on C&C, here's the list I used 
Trinket box design 1 - 3D bows design 2 - Centura pearl hint of gold - light printable card - collall 3d glue gel & tacky glue

thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 26 March 2015

sneaky peak Times gone by



I'm sharing another sneaky peak from the Times Gone By cd rom which launches on Create and craft this friday here are the details below
Fabric companion design 8 - Alphabet size 5 - design paper design 7 colour 1 & design 12 colour 6 - watercolour card - kraft card - black card - sentiments design 3 - verse writer - collall 3d glue gel & tacky glue

thanks for stopping by x


Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Sneaky peak Times Gone By




I have another sneaky peak for you from the times gone by cd rom 
here are the details 
Interlocking card design 4 - light printable card - sentiments design 2 & 3 - collall tacky glue & 3D gel 

Sneaky Peak Times gone by


Hi me lovelies, I'm sharing another sneaky peak from the new Times Gone By cd rom from Crafter's Companion, below are the details if you want to know what I used 
Toppers design 7 - design paper design 10 colour 2 - neenah solar white - satin finish paper - black card - collall tacky & 3D glue gel - verse writer

thanks for stopping by x

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Times Gone By DT card for Crafters Companion


Hello my lovelies
today I'm sharing my DT card made with the new Times Gone By cd rom and stamps from Crafters companion which will be launching as pick of the week this friday on C & C
here's a link to the gallery for more designs 

Monday, 23 March 2015

Baking Shelves


Hello to my new followers nice to have you here x
I'm sharing a retirement card today 
these fab shelves are from Just Inklined here
coloured in with spectrum noir pens and pencils
papers from cuddly buddly 
words and utensils cut on my portrait
pearls from stash

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Little Mermaid


Hello crafty peeps
I got asked to make a card with a Disney Little Mermaid theme
I thought this digi from Saturated canary was perfect she's available here
coloured in with SN pens & Pencils
Hair - CR10 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 93 - 120
skin - FS3 - FS7 CR3 - 8
Tail - BT1 - BT2 - BT3 - BT4 - BT5 - blender & pencil 63
Bra - HB1 - HB3
 and I've added some liquid pearls
Vintage papers from Crafters companion
SLC bubbles embossing folder
tonic circle dies
sentiments computer generated
ribbon, doilies and all embellishments from stash
seahorses from memory box

Friday, 20 March 2015

Basketball


Today I'm sharing a sporty card
I couldnt find an image for a girl playing basketball so the portrait had to come out
the backing paper I made myself on the computer
sentiments are computer generated

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Soccer Dude


Hi peeps I'm sharing a football card today
this fab image is called Soccer Dude from Mo Manning
I have coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils
Skin - FS3 - FS7 - CR3 
Top - DR3 - DR6 - IG9 - IG3 - IG5 - black
Hair - EB6 - 8 - 120
word paper made by me on computer
other paper from WRS
buttons - trim - card candi - raffia from stash


Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Tree Peony & Butterfly


Hello me lovelies
today I'm sharing my one of my DT cards for March for Cuddly Buddly
this fab image is called Tree Peony & butterfly available here
I have coloured with faber castell polychromos
die cut from Dienamics
card candi from stash
sentiment computer generated

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

What a picture


Hi peeps
today's card is for a camera fanatic
I've used a decoupage sheet from La Pashe called What a picture
papers are from LOTV
star die is from sizzix
sentiment computer generated
button ribbon twine from stash

Monday, 16 March 2015

Babies first birthday


Can you believe its coming to the end of february!
this year is going so fast
I have made a babies first birthday card
I have used a Jellypark image
Marianne die cut
crafters companion embossing folder
circle sentiment from LOTV
buttons from stash


Sunday, 15 March 2015

New Baby Boy



Hello peeps
today's card I made for a friend at work
the image is from forever friends cd rom
papers from LOTV and Kanban
ribbon, doilies, pearls and hearts from stash
sentiment computer generated

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Happy Anniversary


Hi me lovelies
Today I'm sharing an Anniversary card using the moonbeam meadow paper kit
papers from LOTV
lace, pearls and wooden embellishments from stash
sentiment from LOTV

Friday, 13 March 2015

Happy 2nd birthday


Hello me lovelies
I was asked by a work friend to make a card for her Daughter's 2nd birthday
they are identical quadruplets
I thought I would use some of Mo Mannings gorgeous fairies
I have coloured with SN pens and pencils
Papers are from Rachael Anne Miller paper pack and makey bakey mice paper pack
lace, pearls, ribbon and flowers from stash
sentiments computer generated
xx

and here they are 



Thursday, 12 March 2015

Footie


Hello me lovelies, I'm sharing a footie card today
this fab image is from Craftuprint (designer Gordon fraser)
sentiment paper made by me
border punch is from Martha stewart
football sentiments from flippin men stamp set
bottom sentiment recycled
ribbon from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Mother's day


I have another Mother's day card to share today
I have used the Sugar & Spice cd rom from crafter's companion
decadent rose embossing folder
paper from LOTV
lace, flowers, pearls & doilies
sentiments from LOTV & docrafts

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Happy 60th


Hello my lovelies and hello to my new followers 
I'm sharing a 60th birthday card today
topper and card candi free gift at create and craft
papers from LOTV
sister sentiment from digistamp boutique
60th sentiment from hunkydory x

thanks for stopping by

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Happy 21st Birthday


I just can't stop using the Sugar & spice cd rom from crafters companion
I've used watercolour card for a more luxury feel
doily, lace, ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Monday, 9 March 2015

Footballer


I'm sharing a football card today
this fab image is from Lee Holland
I have coloured in with SN pens and pencils
Skin - FS1 - FS2 - FS3 - FS7 - CR3 - pencils 8 - 89 - 97
Hair - TN2 - pencils 85 - 91 - 97 - 111
Kit - CR11 - pencils 33 - 120
Boots - GG1 - pencils 119 - 120
Grass - pencils 57 - 58 - 85
paper made on tool box
buttons, ribbon, numbers from stash
sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Lola


Today's card made for a friend
the stamp is called Lola from Victoria Case
I have coloured with SN pens and pencils
Skin - FS1 - FS2 - FS3 - FS7 - CR3 - pencil 8
Hair - EB1 - pencils 96 - 97
Trousers - LV1 - pencils 78 - 79 - 80
Top - BT2 - pencils 61 - 62 - 63
Eyes - 66
dog - 001 - 120

papers from LOTV
die cuts from Dienamics
lace - pearls and ribbon from stash
top sentiment from pink petticoat
bottom sentiment from bluebird flats

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Sports Car


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing a Male birthday card today
this fab topper is from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV
sentiments computer generated
button and trim from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Friday, 6 March 2015

Sugar & spice Mother's day


I just love this CD rom, it has to be my favourite
papers are from the cd too 
border is a tonic punch
ribbon, lace, pearls, flowers, butterfly button and doilies from stash
sentiment from LOTV


Thursday, 5 March 2015

Mother's day


Today's card is made using the sugar & spice cd rom from Crafters companion
lace, flowers, pearls from stash
have a good day x

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Mother's Day


I'm sharing another Mother's day card today
this fab image is from LOTV
papers and sentiment from LOTV
lace, ribbon, doilies, pearls, wooden flowers, brad from stash

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Video Girl


Hello me lovelies
I'm sharing a Girls birthday card today
I've used this fab image from Mo Manning called video girl 
coloured in with SPectrum Noir pens and pencils
Skin - FS1 - FS2 - FS3 - FS7 - CR3 - PENCIL 8
HAIR - EB1 - Pencils - 97 - 102 - 110 - 111 - 120
Jeans - TB1 - Pencils 67 - 69
top & shoes - FS6 - pencils 28 - 29 - 36
cushions - GB1 - TN1 - 17 - BT1 - BT2 - BT4
controller - b;ack - GG1 - pencils 115 - 120
papers from LOTV
ribbon, card candi, flowers, pearls and vellum from stash

Monday, 2 March 2015

Happy Mother's Day


Hi peeps I'm sharing a Mother's day card
using the Sugar & spice cd rom from Crafters Companion 
ribbon, vellum, pearls, butterflies from stash
sentiment from LOTV

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Princess


Hello me lovelies
I'm sharing a princess card today 
this fab digi is from Funky kits
coloured with Polychromos
die cuts from tonic & dienamics
paper from LOTV
sentiment from WRS

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