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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 Mo's Dream Team and Lili of the valley. 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

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Christmas Boot Lady


Hi peeps
today's card is my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Christmas Boot Lady available here
I have coloured in with pro markers and sakura white glaze pen
I have added some gems to the buckle
the papers are from papermania and LOTV
lace, ribbon, doily, flower and pearls from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 29 November 2013

Christmas Bunnies


Today's commissioned card
this gorgeous image is a topper from LOTV
the embossing folder is from sizzix i think
papers from LOTV
ribbon, doily, raffia, buttons and card candi from stash
snowflakes are dies from CL and spellbinders
tree die ia from marianne
sentiment computer generated

New release at jellypark plus month long challenge


We have a new release at Jellypark
this gorgeous image is one of them available here
I have colored in with promarkers
papers are from dovecraft
border is a magnolia die
ribbon, brad and pearls from stash
poinsettia die is a cheery lynn die
sentiment from Jellypark

we also have a month long challenge with the theme christmas
i do hope you will join us x

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Cute Penguin


Another commissioned card finished
this gorgeous image is from the cute penguin set from Digistamp Boutique
I have coloured with promarkers and added some GD
the papers are from first edition and FF
raffia, ribbon, buttons from stash
doily is a cheery lynn die
snowflake circle and penguins is a MB die
snowflake is a spellbinders die
believe word is a elizabeth die

Christmas door


Another fab topper from the traditional Christmas topper kit from C&C
the papers are from Forever friends
ribbon, pearls, felt holly & berries, flowers and doilies from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

50th Birthday


Today I'm sharing a 50th birthday card
I have recycled this card it seemed a shame to throw it away
i've added some pink gems to the perfume bottles
the paper is from first edition
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
circle sentiment and top sentiment are computer generated
pearls from stash

Door with wreath


I think this has to be my favourite christmas Mo image
I use it often for my christmas cards as it's so easy to colour
I have used my promarkers to colour and added some GD for the snow
the BC is from the traditional christmas topper kit from CC
poinsettias, beries, lace and pearls from stash
sentiment from topper kit too

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Traditional Christmas


This delightful image was a freebie from the CC magazine
the dies are from Marianne
papers are from cc and dovecraft
raffia, ribbon, flowers, pearls, berries and doily from stash
sentiment computer generated

Monday, 25 November 2013

Father Christmas


Todays card is using the freebies from the winter crafters companion inspiration magazine
The stripe papers are from dovecraft 
the postbox die is from marianne
december sentiment is from bethanys elegant word art
small circle sentiment is from LOTV
bottom sentiment is computer generated
card candi from stash.

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Mum Birthday card


A pleasant change from Christmas cards lol
this is a stamp I picked up cheap but it doesn't say who it's by 
I stamped with memento and then stamped the dragonfly again with purple pigment ink and added embossing powder and then cut it out and decoupaged up and added the pearls.
the embossing folder is from CC
papers from Nana's Nursery
lace, wooden flower, pearls & small flowers from stash
bottom dragon fly is a joanna sheen signature die I inked this and embossed again and added the pearls


Saturday, 23 November 2013

Christmas Cross


Hi everyone todays card is my DT project for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Christmas Cross and is available on the best of Just Inklined 2012 cd rom available here, and BTW you can buy it for just five dollars ATM so it's an absolute bargain!!
It's also my Birthday today I am 46 sheesh how time flies.
I have coloured my image with promarkers and a little white sakura glaze pen
the papers are from papermania
holly border is made using a cuttlebug embossing folder
doily, top flowers, gems & holly leaves are from my stash
bottom flower is a cheery lynn die (love this)

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 22 November 2013

The Beautiful Game


It's my hubby's birthday today and also our 11th wedding anniversary and my birthday tomorrow so we are full of celebration this weekend.
My hubby is football mad so I decided to make him a birthday card.
this fab image is from the big one cd rom from Just Inklined
the top sentiment comes with the image and the bottom one is from digistamp boutique


Thursday, 21 November 2013

Christmas Post Office


Another fab image from the traditional christmas topper kit from crafters companion
I have added some GD
the papers are from LOTV and Dovecraft
fence border is a MS punch
ribbon, doily, flowers and pearls from stash 
photo corners is a marianne die
music die is from MB
leaf die is a CL die 

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Christmas Mail - La Pashe DT card



Today I'm sharing mt DT card for La Pashe
this decoupage page is called Christmas Mail available on the best of la pashe 2012 cd rom
These fab cracker cards are also from La Pashe available here
I've added some glitter to the image
the poinsettia die is a marianne die
ribbon and pearls from stash
sentiment from sheet



Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Wrapped up toddlers


this sweet image is from Sugar Nellie
papers used are from dovecraft
lace, snowflakes, pearls, doilies, pom pom ribbon and alphabet beads from stash
die cut is from spellbinders floral ovals



Monday, 18 November 2013

Christmas is coming


I love these christmas stamps from Sheena Douglass
this one is called Christmas is on its way available here
I have coloured with promarkers and distress inks and added some GD
the paper is from dovecraft
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
circle sentiment from cats life press
bottom sentiment is computer generated
card candi from stash
heart is a cuttlebug die

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Church in the snow


Hi crafty peeps tonight I'm sharing a card made with the traditional christmas topper set from crafters companion
the papers used are from LOTV
border is a MS punch
lace and pearls from stash
snowflake is a magnolia die
snowflake circle is a MB die
ho;;y is a marianne die

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Poinsettia Lamp


Hi I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this gorgeous image is called Poinsettia Lamp
I have coloured with my promarkers
embellished with stickles
the paper is from LOTV
lace, flowers, doily and pearls from stash
embossing folder from sizzix
sentiment from cuddly buddly (i think will check)

Friday, 15 November 2013

Jellypark DT card - Thanksgiving/give thanks


we have a new challenge at Jellypark
the theme is Thanksgiving - give thanks
I have made a tag using this fab image called Typewriter available here
I coloured with promarkers
the doily is a CL die
butterfly, alphabet beads, flowers, gems and ribbon from stash
hearts come with image

thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Victorian Christmas


I'm cracking on with my Christmas card orders
this fab kit from crafters companion has been invaluable
I have used papers from papermania and WRS
lace, pearls, doily and flowers from stash
circle sentiment from create with tlc
bottom sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Christmas Baubles


Another beautiful image from the traditional topper set from crafters companion
I have used papers from papermania and dovecraft
lace, flowers and pearls from stash
circle sentiment from create with tlc
other sentiment computer generated

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Anniversary


this cute image is from LOTV
the papers are from First edition
flowers are a CL die
hearts, pearls and doilies from stash
love sentiment from create with tlc
bottom sentiment computer generated

Monday, 11 November 2013

George


This is a card made for a friends little boy
the image is a colouring page
coloured with promarkers ans embellished with googly eyes
papers are from bo bunny and LOTV
stars and the number 4 are MB dies
heart border MS punch
ribbon and card candi from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Christmas hearts


I'm cracking on with my Christmas orders
this kit has been invaluable and has saved me a lot of time.
it is of course from crafters companion
the papers are from Dovecraft and WRS
doilies, pearls and lace from stash
sentiment computer generated
flower is a marianne die

Saturday, 9 November 2013

Hanging baubles


Hi crafty peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
This gorgeous image is called Hanging Baubles available here
I have decided to make a gift tag for a change
I coloured in with promarkers and embellished with pearls
flower, pearls, ribbon and back doily from stash
front doily is a sizzix die
circle sentiment from LOTV

Friday, 8 November 2013

Skating along


I am just loving this traditional topper kit from Crafters companion
to think it only cost £9.99 I've made my money back already on two cards so chuffed to bits.
The papers I used are from papermania and dovecraft
doily, pearls, flower, gem and ribbon from stash
snowflake is a marianne die
sentiment from LOTV

Thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Baby's first birthday


Another cute image from LOTV 
it's another topper, I'm trying to use up my stash and stop spending.
the papers are from first edition and papermania
heart border and heart die are from MB
balloon die from whimsy 
sentiments from bluebird flats and PGD
button, twine, pearls and alphabet beads from stash

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

With this ring


I love this image from La Pashe, it's called with this ring available as a double decoupage sheet here or you can buy it on the best of La Pashe cd rom available here
the papers are from first edition and docrafts
pearls, lace and heart ribbon from stash
fimo birds made by me
circle sentiment from LOTV
other sentiments are computer generated

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

La Pashe sneaky peak



Today I am Sharing a la Pashe sneaky peak from this fab new cd rom


La Pashe have teamed up with Adela Rossol from Creations by AR and we have 30 of her 3D Templates all on one CD, What is wonderful about her templates is that they come with a full step by step instruction sheet for each of the templates, each template comes in SVG and PDF format so whether you have a cutting machine or you are a hand cutter you will be able to make some of the most fabulous creations.
Our First CD is Spring and Summer.

These will be available to buy at the NEC Hobbycraft Show Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and then available online at La Pashe a week or so later.
£19.99 


Husband Christmas card


Today's Christmas card
I've used the traditional christmas topper kit from crafters companion
the backing card also in the kit
finished off with pearls, card candi and ribbon
top sentiment from Little claire's

Monday, 4 November 2013

Just Inklined to hop - Favourite colour combo


Here's my DT card for Just Inklined blog hop
the theme set by Joyce is favourite colour combo
mine is pink & cream
I have used this fab image called Scottish Thistle available here
coloured in with Promarkers and sakura glaze pen
papers are from first edition and my stash
lace, photo corner, pearls, brads and doilies from stash
border and flowers are a cheery lynn die
90 sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated
next on the hop is Karen J

don't forget to leave a comment as you can win a spot prize

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Fishing Buddies


Absolutely love this image, cuuuute
it is a topper from LOTV
papers are from LOTV and me to you
border is a MS punch
lace, pearls, charm, doilies, hearts and pom pom ribbon from stash
sentiments are computer generated


this is what I put on the back of my cards computer generated by me 

thanks for stopping by x


Saturday, 2 November 2013

Gold


Hi crafty peeps
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
This fab image is called Gold available here
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with stickles
the paper is from LOTV
border is a MS punch
sentiment from pink Petticoat
flower is a Cheery lynn die
pearls and ribbon from stash

Friday, 1 November 2013

Traditional Robins


This gorgeous image is from the traditional christmas die cut topper set bought from Crafter's Companion
the papers are from LOTV and dovecraft
lace, pearls, flowers, berries and holly leaves from stash
sentiments are from cdrom (top) and cuddly buddly (bottom)
die cuts are from Marianne and music die is a MB
love how this turned out


Jellypark new release


We have a new release at Jellypark
this little cutie is coloured in with promarkers and I have added lots of stickles
button, pearl, ribbon and hearts from stash

we also have a new challenge which is ABC - anything but a card
details here

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