My Crafty Friends


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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

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

forever friends birthday

Here's a couple of Forever friends cards made for my Sister's Birthday
so quick and easy, made from the collectors edition cd rom

Sunday, 28 December 2014

One today

Hi peeps
today's make is using an image from LOTV's art pad toddlers
papers also from LOTV
star dies from Marianne and Joy
banner die from joanna sheen
ribbons, pearls and buttons from stash
sentiment circle from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated

Saturday, 27 December 2014

21st Birthday

This is a card I made for a friends Son who was 21 recently
When Phil Martin launched these stamps I had to have them they are so useful
the papers are from LOTV
die cuts from Dienamics
ribbon, raffia, dew drops and button from stash

Friday, 26 December 2014

Forever friends

Hi peeps I forgot to share this card
it's from the FF cd rom collectors edition
I've used a Dienamics die to cut round the image
card stock from Papermill direct
button & twine to finish x

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Merry Christmas Crafty Friends

Hi crafty peeps
Merry Christmas to you all
can you believe I am working today!!
just wanted to say thanks for following me and sharing my crafty journey this year
it means a lot to know each and everyone of you
have a wonderful new year
 and I hope santa brings you lots of crafty lushness


Wednesday, 24 December 2014

CAS Christmas card

I have used a Hunkydory backing sheet to make this card
it only took 10 minutes
circle sentiments from LOTV
dad sentiment from digistamp boutique
dew drops from stash.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

My sewing machine

Happy Christmas Eve everyone.
I'm sharing my second Dt project for the month of December for Cuddly Buddly
this image is called My sewing machine
coloured in with SN pens
EB2 - GB8 - GB10 - CR5 - CR1 - CR3 - GG1 -GG3 BP5
pearls - twine - charm - cheesecloth from stash

Monday, 22 December 2014


Hi peeps, I'm sharing a Penguin Christmas card
I have used a Hunkydory topper and LOTV BP
border is a tonic punch
trees are a whiff of joy die
snowflake die from crafters companion 
sentiments from Hunkydory
doily, lace and sequins from stash

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Christmas party Shoes

Hello we are getting closer to the big day
This is a commissioned card for a customer
I have used Hunkydory again
the ribbon, flowers and pearls are from my stash
sentiment computer generated

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Me to you Christmas

sorry about this piccy it's a bit blurred
I have used my me to you cd rom to create this CAS card
printed on to water colour card
cut out with dienamics dies
button and twine from stash.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Forever friends Christmas

Two more cards to share from the forever friends cd rom
this cd has been a godsend for my quick cards this year
I've used crafters companion embossing folder for the card on the right
coredinations red card on the left
dienamics die to cut them out
neenah solar white and water colour card to print on to
flower and ribbon from stash.
thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Christmas couples

Hi peeps
I've made these fab quick Christmas cards for our friends
they took all of 10 minutes to put together
I've used my forever friends cd rom
I've printed on to watercolour card from crafters companion for a luxurious feel
cut out with a dienamics die and added a button and twine to finish off x

thanks for stopping by x

Wednesday, 17 December 2014


Another Christmas card
Again I have used Hunkydory
ribbon, lace, flowers and ribbon from stash

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

to the whole family at Christmas

Another Hunkydory Christmas card to share
I'm finally coming to the end of my Christmas card orders yay 
the BP is from LOTV
lace, pompom trim and flowers from stash
I've used twinklets on the flowers

Monday, 15 December 2014

Baby's first Christmas

Today's project is for my Niece Sofia
I've used my Forever friends cd rom again
printed on to water colour card
I've used a crafters companion embossing folder 
buttons and pearls from stash
I've used a blank bag from the range and stamped some snowflakes and postage stamps in pink
memento ink, then created the topper to match the card 

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 14 December 2014

From our family to yours

Hi me lovelies 
I've made a card using the christmas moonbeam papercrafting kit from Crafter's Companion
the lace - ribbon - pearls - doilies - flowers and snowflake from stash
perfect for making quick cards x

Saturday, 13 December 2014

To both of you at Christmas

Hello me lovelies
I'm sharing a CAS Christmas card
made using the Forever friends cd rom
printed onto watercolour card
matted to centura pearl
I've used a embosallicious snowflake folder
pearls from stash
flower cur on my silhouette portrait 

Friday, 12 December 2014

Forever friends Christmas card

Hello me lovelies
this is a card from the timeless forever friends cd rom
I've printed on linen card
papers from LOTV
flowers, pearls, lace, ribbon, wooden snowflake and words from stash
sentiment computer generated 

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Special Grandsons

Hi This card is for one of my customers
I've used A Hunkydory topper and BC
the stars are a Marianne die
sentiment computer generated
all embellishments from stash

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Moonbeam Meadow Christmas

Hi peeps
I'm sharing a Moonbeam Meadows Christmas card from the paper crafting kit from Crafter's Companion. The backing card is also from the kit and I have debossed the white bit using Ephemera
A4 embossing folder, the top sentiment I made using the verse writer on the Moonbeam Meadow Christmas Cd rom
bottom sentiment from Hunkydory
border punch from tonic
lace, ribbon, pearls, doilies and flowers from stash.

thanks for stopping by x

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Cherry Blossom 1

Hello my lovelies
I'm sharing my first DT card for December for Cuddly Buddly 
this fab image is called Cherry Blossom 1
I have coloured in with SN pens
BT1 - BT2 - BT4 - CT2
Spring papers are from Cuddly Buddly available here
I have also used Marianne dies Circle and flower stitch - Border stitch
sentiment is called Garden sentiments

Hope you like x

Monday, 8 December 2014

robin on postbox

I have another Christmas card to share today 
these hunkydory kits are so fab for quick cards
I've used lace, flowers and pearls from stash
thanks for stopping by x


Hi peeps This is my last share for the Darice folders from Crafter's Companion which will be on C&C today
this one is called Dandelions
I have used Coredinations nostalgic card stock to emboss and then I sanded the image using the sand it gadget, I have used the fringed flower small quilling die to add to the centres
lace and pearl from my stash

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Clock Background

Hi peeps I'm back with another share for Crafter's Companion
This is a Darice clock background embossing folder which will be on C & C tomorrow
I have used Nostalgic coredinations card stock to emboss and I have embossed two sheets so I could 3D the clocks, I have inked the clocks with Tim Holtz walnut distress ink
the celebrate was made using memory box alphabet die
ribbon and charm from stash

Diamond Plate

Hi peeps I'm sharing a card using a Darice folder launching on C&C tomorrow from Crafter's Companion 
the folder is called Diamond Plate
I have used Centura pearl hint of silver to emboss
matted to Kraft card and Black Card
sentiment is from Bebunni sweet as a rose rubber stamp
ribbon, lace and gems from stash

old saint nic

Another hunkydory christmas card
this one is called old saint nic
the papers are from papermania
ribbon and brad from stash
snowflake is a crafters companion die 

thanks for stopping by x

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Sheffield United

I have another footie card to share today
I've used another image from La Pashe
I've used card to create the background
and paper from WRS
ribbons - alphabet beads and card candi from stash
sentiments computer generated

Friday, 5 December 2014

Shaker card

Hi peeps, I've made a shaker card using this adorable image from Hunkydory
the backing card is also from Hunkydory
border is a tonic punch
lace, ribbon, pearls, doily, glitter, sequins and wooden embellishments from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Boy's Birthday

When you need a card in a hurry you can rely on Crafter's Companion
this fab image is from the camden town male cd rom
I've used papers from LOTV as I was short for time
star, buttons, ribbon border and card candi from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Merry Christmas Friend

Hi peeps today Im sharing a very sassy christmas image
made for one of my customers
I've used Hunkydory again
the light holly BP is from WRS
ribbon and pearls from stash

Makey Bakey Mice Christmas

Hi me lovelies I'm sharing a Makey Bakey mice christmas card today
this is a topper from the the paper kit which I forgot i had
the ribbon, flowers, pearls, crochet flower, lace and brad from my stash
hope you like
thanks for stopping by

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Partridge in a pear tree

I love this image it's so different
it's from Hunkydory
ribbon and sequins from stash
die cut from dienamics

Monday, 1 December 2014

Christmas owls

I've used a Hunkydory backing sheet to make the topper for this card.
these owls have been quite popular at work
I've used kraft card
lace - doilies - pearls - stars - button - twine - flowers from stash
top sentiment computer generated
bottom sentiment from hunkydory

thanks for stopping by x

Robin on flowerpot

Nothing more traditional than a robin at Christmas
this is a decoupage sheet
the papers are from LOTV and first edition
border is a tonic punch
lace, flowers, pearls, doily and brad from stash

hope you like x

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Santa & Friends

How cute is this image
Guess what it's Hunkydory lol
I couldn't have got my orders done without these fab kits
the ribbons, wooden stars, card candi and pompom trim from stash
sentiment computer generated

thanks for stopping by x

Saturday, 29 November 2014


I can see the light at the end of the tunnel with my orders
I am so looking forward finishing them
I have crochet projects to start
this card is made with Hunkydory again
the border is a MS punch
snowflake trim, wooden stars and ribbon from stash

hope you like
thanks for stopping by x

Friday, 28 November 2014

Winter Couple

Hi crafty peeps
I'm sharing another Christmas card today
the backing, topper and sentiment from Hunkydory
lace - flowers - twinklets - pearls and ribbon from stash
bottom sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by x

New baby girl

hi peeps
I'm sharing a new baby card this morning
this is a LOTV topper with LOTV papers
sentiments are computer generated
border is a tonic punch
lace, ribbon, pearls, doilies, flowers and pram all from my stash
thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Forever friends christmas

Hi peeps I've used my Forever friends cd rom to make this card
I have printed onto linen card for a luxury feel
papers are from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated
all my other embellishments from stash
love how this card turned out x

Snowy Church

Hi peeps 
not long now till Christmas x
I'm sharing another commissioned card
again from Hunkydory
the trees are a WOJ die
lace - ribbon - flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Robin on Shovel

Today's Christmas card is made with a decoupage sheet I have had for ages
the papers are from LOTV and first edition
all the embellishments are from my stash
I hope you like x this is one of my favourites this year x

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Toy Shop

Hi me lovelies
I really like how this card turned out
These Hunkydory kits are so fab for quick cards
the topper, sentiment tags and backing card from hunkydory
everything else is from my stash

have a lovely day
thanks for stopping by

Monday, 24 November 2014

happy 21st Birthday

Hi peeps
I'm sharing a card made with the camden town men's cdrom
papers from DCWV and dovecraft
gears are a cheery lynn die
card candi - trim from stash
sentiments from bluebird flats and dovecraft

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Baby Laundry

Hi me lovelies today I'm sharing my DT card for Cuddly Buddly
this fab digi is called Baby Laundry available here
I have coloured in with SN pens
FS6 - FS8 - CR5
sentiment available here
fimo and pearls from stash

Saturday, 22 November 2014


I have another Christmas card today
I have used another topper and BC from Hunkydory
the ribbon - flowers - doilies and pearls from stash
sentiment is recycled
hope you like x

Anniversary & Birthday card

Hi me lovelies, I have a very special weekend 
it's my hubby's birthday today and also our wedding anniversary
these are the two cards I made for him

hope you like x

Friday, 21 November 2014

Christmas post

Hi lovelies
there aren't enough hours in the day at the moment
I've nearly finished my Christmas card orders thank goodness
this is a decoupage topper from hunkydory
these kits are great value for money
the die cuts are from dienamics
doily, trim and pearls from stash
sentiment recycled from an old card

Santa's Sleigh

Hello peeps
how you all going with your Christmas card, I'm almost there
this one is a request from one of my customers
the topper and BC is from Hunkydory
sentiment from Crafters companion
pompom trim and wooden embellishments from stash
hope you like x


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