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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 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

Thursday, 31 October 2013

Babies first birthday

I just love this stamp from LOTV called New Baby Boy available here
the papers are from FF 
star border is a MS punch
lace, buttons and twine from stash
banner stamps from woodware
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated

thanks for stopping by x

Wednesday, 30 October 2013


Aaaah this is such a sweet image from Katy sue designs
its a decoupage sheet which I have had for about 4 years
the papers are from FF and fizzy moon 
doily, ribbon and buttons from stash
santa words is a sizzix die
sentiments (top) from PGD, bottom (lotv)

Mad Hatter

It's my Daughter's Birthday toda
she love anything to do with Alice in wonderland so I decided to make her a Mad hatter card
the image was a freebie
the papers are from tulip
border, lace and button from stash
crochet flower made by me
tag sentiment from LOTV
bottom sentiment is from Digistamp Boutique

Tuesday, 29 October 2013


Todays commissioned card
I have used the recent pack I bought from crafter's companion
the backing card and sentiment is from the pack too
I have added some ribbon
flowers and ribbon from stash
swirl is a marianne die

Johnny Depp

todays card is for a Johnny Depp fan
the papers I've used are from papermania
border, lace, cameo, resin flower and ribbon from stash
flower is a cheery lynn die and i've added a gem brad to the centre,
bottom sentiment from digistamp boutique
circle sentiment from Jellypark

Monday, 28 October 2013

Good luck

A CAS good luck card
this one is going to Africa
papers are from LOTV
sentiments are computer generated
stars are a nellie die
card candi from stash

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Little Princess

Today's commissioned card for a work colleague
This sweet stamp is from Crafter's companion available here
the papers are from dovecraft
border is a MS punch
lace, doilies, charm, butterflies, feathers and pearls from stash
sentiments from stash

Saturday, 26 October 2013


My DT Card for Just Inklined
this image is called Campervan and is on the best of Just Inklined 2012 cd rom
I have coloured in with promarkers and sakura glitter pens
the papers are from first edition
border is a magnolia die
circle sentiments small is from LOTV big one is from bluebird flats
bottom one is from digistamp boutique

Friday, 25 October 2013

Peppa Pig

Todays card is using a peppa pig colouring page
the image has been coloured with promarkers
papers from papermania and first edition
die cuts are marianne
star border is a MS punch
ribbon, flowers, doilies and pearls from stash
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Rosie with presents

This piccy looks a little fuzzy, sorry about that
This image is a topper from LOTV called rosie with presents
I have added some GD and a pearl
the papers are from dovecraft
border is a scallop punch
lace, ribbon, pearls, ladybugs, doilies and card candi from stash
circle sentiment from Jellypark
sentiment tag from LOTV
bottom sentiment is computer generated
4 is a dienamics die

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Mines a pint

Today I'm sharing my Dt card for La Pashe
the image is called mines a pint available on the best of la pashe 2012 cd rom or on a seperate decoupage sheet here
papers are from Forever friends and tulip and friends
card candi from stash
bottom sentiment from pink petticoat
other sentiments are computer generated

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

I Love you more

Today's card is an Anniversary card
the lady I made this for wanted a whale as a theme
This cute image is from Pink Petticoat
the papers are from first edition
raffia and card candi from stash
sentiments are computer generated
cogs are a CL die

Monday, 21 October 2013

Alf and present

this is one of the fab new images from Digistamp Boutique available here
I've coloured with promarkers
the papers are from dovecraft and wellington
border, ribbon and card candi from stash
sentiment strip computer generated

Sunday, 20 October 2013

New Baby Boy

I'm sharing another new baby card today
this gorgeous image is called Baby Boy from LOTV available here
the papers are from Nana's Nursery
all the star dies are from MB
card candi and pearl from stash
circle sentiment I think is from crafty sentiments
bottom sentiment computer generated.

Saturday, 19 October 2013

golf trolley

Today I'm sharing my Dt card for Just Inklined
this image is called Golf Trolley available here
I have coloured with promarkers
the papers are from dovecraft
the golf balls were made using a cuttlebug embossing folder
card candi from stash

Friday, 18 October 2013

Pinktober - Jellypark DT card

We have a new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is Pinktober in honour of Breast cancer
I have decided to make a Christmas card with this lush image called girl skater
I coloured with promarkers and added some GD to her boots then cut her out
the papers are from Nana's Nursery and papermania
the die cut circle is a quickutz die and the boots are a marianne die, bell die from WOJ
embossed circle is a cuttlebug embossing folder
the fimo snowflake made by me
circle sentiment from PGD
pearls from stash

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Snowman Birds - Jellypark Dt card - Magazine feature

Today I'm sharing my card that got published in Digital craft essentials magazine
I'm so delighted it's always a pleasure to work with Claire's images and to have our projects published is a bonus x
the image is called Snowman with birds available here
I coloured with promarkers and added some GD
papers from Kanban and forever friends
large snowflake and 25 is a sizzix die
border is a MS punch
doily, ribbon, card candi and pearls from stash
sentiment also from Jellypark

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Sheffield United 30th Birthday card

Today's commissioned card
image is a topper from craftsuprint
backing paper is computer generated
sentiment from Digistamp boutique
footie badge from wrapping paper
buttons and card candi from stash
30 dienamics die

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Budding Beauty

Today I'm sharing a 1st birthday card
this lovely image is from Phindy's place called Budding Beauty available here
Ive coloured with promakersand added some pearls and gems from stash
papers are from papermania
heart border is a magnolia die
lace,doily and pearls from stash
balloons are a hobbycraft punch
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated.

Monday, 14 October 2013

Owl the same or not

At Just Inklined they take Copyright very seriously, they got together with a group of artists and decided to create a digital stamp on the same theme to show just how different they would be.
The theme was to draw A big owl and a little owl perched on a fence on a chilly day

All proceeds from the $1 digital images from the event with be given to fundraising for a worthy cause.
Chilly Owls  and wording Digital Stamp Set. Only $1 until 17th October.

There is a Blog Hop on each of the companies sites showing all of the designs you should go and look at them, not only will it be interesting to see how different they all are but each one of the designs will only be $1.00 to buy for a limited time.
to buy this gorgeous stamp from Just inklined click here
and to get to the blog hop click here

My owls are coloured in with a mixture of  promarkers and prisma pencils
and GD for the snow
the papers are oddments I am trying to use up
border is a magnolia die
card candi from stash

Baby Blade

Today's commissioned card 
A baby Sheffield United card
the image is from LOTV available here
I have coloured in with promarkers
the papers I computer generated
embossing is a dovecraft folder
die cuts are from quickutz and marianne
circle sentiment is from cuddly buddly
bottom sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
top sentiment is computer generated
buttons and charm from stash

Sunday, 13 October 2013


Today's commissioned card
this decoupage is from the Big one cd rom from La Pashe
the paper is from dovecraft
card candi from stash
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiment comes on the sheet.

Saturday, 12 October 2013


I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab digi is called Jenny available here
I've coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
the arch dies are from sizzix
pumpkin border is a ek sucess punch
fence is a MS punch
papers from pink petticoat
doily, pearls, flower and card candi from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 11 October 2013

Flying a plane

Today's commissioned card for a work colleague
How cute is this image from Jellypark available here
I have coloured in with promarkers and distress inks
the clouds are a MB die
border, twine, buttons, charm and card candi from stash

Thursday, 10 October 2013

Good Luck

A couple of good luck cards made for a friend at work
These will be going all the way to Africa

the football image is from Just Inklined called Football crazy
the papers are computer generated
Arsenal badge from craft CD
sentiments are computer generated
footballs are a hobbycraft stamp

the bottom card I made the sentiment myself as I couldn't find a suitable one
the papers are from dovecraft
bottom sentiment is from pink petticoat.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Pink Post Bear

Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this cutie is on the best of La Pashe 2012 cd rom available here
I have added some GD to the image and around the edges.
the fence is a MS punch
sparkle ribbon, pearls, doily and pompoms from stash
snow paper from pink petticoat, envelope paper comes with image
sentiment also comes with the image

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Rose Chapel

This is Rose Chapel from La Pashe available here
I have added some stickles
the papers are from LOTV
border is a MS punch
lace and pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated

I am so loving these la pashe decoupage sheets, they are sorting my christmas cards out.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Just Inklined to hop

Hi crafty peeps, it's blog hop time at Just Inklined
the theme is Christmas 
you should have arrived from Joyce's blog
I have used this gorgeous image called Christmas Roses available here
coloured in with promarkers and a little sakura glaze pen
papers are from LOTV, border is a CL die
lace, berries, pearls and flowers from stash
top sentiment from pink petticoat, bottom sentiment computer generated.
next on the hop is Karen J with more fab inspiration for you

don't forget to leave a comment as there are spot prizes along the way
Happy Hopping peeps x

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Spit Happens

Today's card is made for a friend a work
we are having a baby boom at the moment, twins, quads so lots of baby cards are needed lol

This gorgeous image is called Spit Happens by Mo Manning
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD
die cut is a quickutz 
photo corner from leabilities
lace, ribbon, charm, doily and pearls from stash
circle sentiment from cuddly buddly
tag sentiment from LOTV
other sentiments are computer generated

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Wacky Wheelz Capri

Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this is wacky wheelz capri available here
the papers are from Dovecraft
sentiments computer generated
card candi from stash

Friday, 4 October 2013

Jellypark New release

Hi crafty peeps, we have a new release at Jellypark
I have decided to make a tag for a change
I coloured the image with promarkers, cut it out and added GD
I embossed the tag with a sizzix folder
pearls and butterfly from stash
and the rest is scraps

we also have a challenge and the theme is Anything Goes which you can enter here

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Peppa Pig - George

Today's card is using a colouring page 
coloured in with promarkers and I've added some googly eyes
papers are from bo bunny and LOTV
heart border is a MS punch
ribbon and card candi from stash
stars are a MB die
4 is a MB die
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Teddy Bouquet

Today's commissioned card is using a topper from LOTV
The papers are from first edition
doilies, pearls and hearts from stash
flowers are a cheery lynn die

Twinkle twinkle little star

Today's card is a first birthday for a friend at work
her little Niece love the rhyme twinkle twinkle little star so she wanted that as a theme
I have used this cute rubber stamp from LOTV called Starry Bunny
I have coloured with promarkers and added some GD
the circle die is from Quickutz
the papers are from docrafts and forever friends
star border is a MS punch
stars are a MB dies
ribbon, card candi, pearls and charm from stash
top sentiment and image sentiments are computer generated
circle sentiment from LOTV

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Milly - me and my dog

Today's commissioned card is for a second Birthday
I have used a LOTV topper and I'm not sure if they are still available so here is a link to the stamp here
the frame is a quickutz die
papers are from Papermania (spots) and first edition
border, doily, ribbon and pearls from stash
circle sentiment is from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated.

The watermark is from Jellypark see deets below it's for a really good cause
We are selling personalised watermarks during October with all proceeds going to Breast Cancer charity - although we don't require you here at Jellypark to add watermarks to your coloured digi stamps many companies are now asking you to. We also send you a really simple step by step PDF to show you how to add the watermark to your photos.


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