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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

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Twinkle Twinkle


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a shaker card I designed for Crafters Companion
using christmas on the edge die twinkle twinkle
and Poinsettia die with tissue paper
I made the frame using crealies double stitched border dies 
papers from LOTV
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx 



New Baby Boy


Hello peeps
I have a new baby boy card to share 
I have used a topper from LOTV (no longer available)
papers also from LOTV (no longer available)
dies from crealies and memory box
sentiment computer generated
ribbons and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Beach Birthday


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a summery card today
all the elements are from Hunkydory
love how quick these cards come together
this one took 10 minutes

thanks for stopping  by xx

Friday, 29 July 2016

Happy Birthday


I have a Birthday card to share today 
I have used Leonie's masks and stencils
and Spectrum Noir Aqua pens
Wild flower - Purple - Sunflower - Blossom

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Watering Can and roses


Hi peeps I'm sharing a garden themed card today
I have used a fab image from Just Inklined called Watering can and roses
I have used my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils to colour

IG1 - IG2 - IG3 - IG5 - IB1 - DR3 - LG3 - EB1
59 - 108 - 119 - 120

Sentiment cut on my portrait 
flower die from tattered lace 
pearls and butterfly from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Bebunni Christmas


Hi peeps
I have a sweet Bebunni creation to share
from the Bebunni Christmas cd rom
I've also used the Nordic weave A4 embossing folder
thanks for stopping by xx



Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Christmas Bauble


Hi peeps
I'm sharing another Christmas card
I've used Crafters Companion Prestige Diesire Christmas Bauble die
flower - ribbons - pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 25 July 2016

Snowman


I just love this little snowman
it's his cheeky smile
It's from Hunkydory
I've used a nordic embossing folder and some card candi
sentiment is computer generated
xx

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Cinderella after for Mo's Dream Team


Hi peeps
I have my share for Mo's Dream Team
this cutie is called Cinderella After available here
I have used tattered lace and tonic dies
papers from docrafts
I have coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils

FS2 - FS5 - TN3 - LY1 - HB1 - HB2 - HB3 - TN1
30 - 82 - 87 - 108

Thanks for stopping by xx



Saturday, 23 July 2016

Santa Claus is coming to town


I have made a start on my Christmas cards 
this is another for my box
I've used a hunkydory topper from last years craftinator
tattered lace die
embossalicious snowflake folder
button and twine from stash xx

Friday, 22 July 2016

50 wonderful years


Hi peeps
I have an Anniversary card to share today
I've used Hunkydory for quickness
papers are from LOTV
die cuts from Crafters companion
sentiments are computer generated
pearls from stash

thnks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 21 July 2016

Blog hop time at Mo's Dream Team


Hi peeps
It's blog hop time at Mo's
the theme chosen by is Kaly is Fun in the sun


I've used this cute guy called Summer Boy available here

you should have arrived from Julies Blog

here's the hop in order

  Kaly -  Gretha - Julie - Gaynor - Debby - Lou - Hellen - Becky - Alice - Anneke

and back to the Dream Team Blog here

pop on over to Debbie's blog for more inspiration 

there will be 2 fab $5 gift vouchers to spend in the shop 
the winners will be chosen from the comments so don't forget to comment on everyone in the hop.

thanks for stopping by enjoy hopping


Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Little Robins


I have a little robin card to share today
made with a Hunkydory kit
I've added some card candi
and the sentiment is computer generated
xx

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

The Little Friend


Hi me lovelies
I have my Tuesday Inspiration for Sugar Nellie to share
this week we are showcasing Gorjuss Girls
I have used The Little Friend available here


I've used my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour
FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - EB1 - BT4 - BT5 
108 - 110 - 120
and I've used crealies and tattered lace dies

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX


Monday, 18 July 2016

Reindeer


Hi peeps
I'm late posting my card today
I have a Christmas card to share
This fab image is from Bugaboo
I've used papers from First Edition
the dies are from Tattered Lace
flower from Brenda Exeter
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Happy Wedding Day


I'm sharing a wedding card today
I've used Hunkydory for the topper
LOTV papers
die cuts from tattered Lace and Memory box
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by 

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Santa


Just sharing a Christmas card made with a Hunkydory kit bought last year
just added some felt poinsettias and pearls
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Live Laugh Love for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I have my inspiration for Sugar Nellie today
this week we are showcasing Home Grown images
This cute stamp is called Live Laugh Love available here


I have used my spectrum noir pens and pencils to colour

IB1 - TB1 - FS1 - FS4 - CR3 - CR2  - LY1 - BLENDER - CLEAR SPARKLE PEN
15 - 30 - 53 - 57 - 63 - 89 - 119 - 120

DIES USED ARE FROM X-CUT AND TONIC 

thanks for stopping by xx 

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Monday, 11 July 2016

footie mad


Hi everyone
I am sharing a footie themed card today
topper is from Hunkydory
backing paper computer generated
sentiments computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Emmy with Lamb for Mo's Dream Team


I have my inspiration for Mo's Dream Team to share
I have used Emmy with Lamb
Marianne designs Petra's candle frame
tattered lace today die
MFT dienamics number die
sentiment is computer generated
pearls from stash

coloured in with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - 8 - 89
Dress - PP1 - 30
Lamb - EB2 - EB1 - 108 
Hair - LY1 - 84 - 87 - 59 

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 9 July 2016

Happy 21st Birthday


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a card made using my Mens Camden Town cd rom from Crafters companion
sentiment is computer generated
star dies from tonic

thanks for stopping by 
xx

Friday, 8 July 2016

Floral birthday


I have a Hunkydory creation to share
I've used a topper from the little book of flowers
I've gone vintage on this card
papers from LOTV
lace, flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Thank You


Hi me lovelies
i am sharing a thank you card today 
I've used my Crafters Companion create a card die daisies
the backing paper is from Kanban 
the topper is from LOTV
Sentiments from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Toby Tumble for Cuddly Buddly


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a Christmas card designed for Cuddly Buddly
this fab image is called Toby Tumble pulling the sledge available here
I've used Marianne dies to showcase the image
coloured in with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens 

IG1 - IB1 - IB2 - TB1 - FS5 - DR2 - EB1 - EB2 - EB3 - FS3 - BLENDER
30 - 108 - 110 - 115 - 119 
MOONLIGHT AND CLEAR SPARKLE PEN 

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Worried for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I have my tuesday inspiration for Sugar nellie to share
I have used this fab stamp called Worries available here


I have coloured on Kraft with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils
FS1 - TB1 - DR3 - EB1 -BLENDER
8 - 30 - 70 - 89 - 108 - 110 - 119

Dies from Tattered lace and Tonic

thanks for stopping by 


Monday, 4 July 2016

Hearty Birthday


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a CAS card made using freebie from a magazine I bought a while a go
I have used the Spectrum Noir Tutorial using Spectrum Aqua pens directly on to your stamp 
the link is here
I've used colours Kingfisher and peacock blue on water colour card
sentiment is from Hunkydory little book
rolled flower is a dienamics die
lace and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 3 July 2016

Christmas edgeables for Crafters Companion







Hi peeps I'm sharing some brand new Christmas edgeables from Crafters Companion
Loved Playing with these fab new dies xx

LOTV July challnege Summer in the garden


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my card for the new facebook challenge at LOTV
the theme is summer in the garden
I have chosen to use this cute stamp called me & my pony
I have used a Marianne ribbon die to showcase the image and matted to a quick cutz die
the fence die is from sheena at CC
I've used my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils to colour

EB1 - IG2 - IB1 - CR2 - CR4 - DG1 - DG2 - FS3 - TB1 - IG3 
32 - 46 - 89 - 110 - 115 - 119 - 120

Thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Bingo


Oh I just love these images from Hunkydory
fabulous for the older generation
This is for a Bingo fanatic
I hope she's got a sense of humour xx

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 1 July 2016

silver wedding anniversary








Hi peeps
I am sharing a silver wedding anniversary card and box set I made for a customer
I have used Hunkydory for the topper
centura pearl for the card box
papers from LOTV
heart die from Memory box
other embellishments from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

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