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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

Monday, 30 June 2014

Guiding Light


Hello peeps, seems ages since I posted a card lol
I have been missing in action due to my little lurcher Alfie who's been really ill bless him
and I have been away for the weekend too.
This is a nice and simple card, it only took 15 minutes to make
the image is a trinitage sheet from La Pashe called Guiding light available here
the card blank is from Crafters companion
sentiment from craftsuprint
button and twine from stash

Saturday, 28 June 2014

Bath Time


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab new image is called Bath Time available here
I have coloured in with SN pencils
the papers are from Cart us
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
pearls, googly eye and raffia from stash 
die cut duck and baby words from all occasion dies

xx


Monday, 23 June 2014

Chef


I made this card for a customer
the image is called Trattoria Chef from the paper shelter
I have used the coloured topper for a quick card
the papers are from DCWV and the TPS
wooden spoons and dew drops from stash
sentiment strip is pink petticoat
top sentiment is computer generated 
son sentiment is from dovecraft
xx

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Happy 50th Birthday


Hello lovelies, I'm sharing a card made for one of my customers
this image is from a piece of backing card from Crafter's companion which I have made in to a topper
The papers are from DCWV
sentiment strip and friend sentiment from Pink Petticoat 
50th sentiment is computer generated
butterfly die is a Marianne
doily, flower and pearls from stash



Wedding Carriage


I'm sharing a wedding card today
This fab topper is from LOTV's Ebay outlet
love these toppers, ideal for quick cards
The papers are from First edition
border is a MS punch
flowers, doilies, heart, lace, pearls and pearl strings from stash
sentiment from WRS

Just got to add the personalised sentiment and it's finished 

Saturday, 21 June 2014

Howzat


Hello lovelies
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined

This fab image is called Howzat available here 
I have coloured with SN pens`
I have used my Presscut die again because I'm lovin it lol
by the way this die is fab for using up off cuts of paper
the stars are a sizzix die
words are MB dies
sentiment from LOTV
card candi from stash

Friday, 20 June 2014

Happy 40th


Today's commissioned card
made for one of my fab customers
papers are from First edition
image is from Pink Petticoat
gems, ribbon, doily, flowers and pearls from stash
40 is a MB die
sentiment is from LOTV

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Footie mad


Hi me lovelies, I've made another footie card seen as it's the world cup
this fab topper is from the men's camden town topper kit from Crafter's Companion
the hessian star I got in the Hobbycraft sale
bottom sentiment is from WRS
rest of the items come with the kit

Fishing Gear


Hello today I'm sharing a card made for La Pashe DT
This fab new decoupage sheet is available here as a single or here as a download bundle 
sentiments come with sheet
the twine, card candi, button and charm are from my stash
die cut fish are joy dies





Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Funtime Dan


Hello peeps
I'm sharing a card today using an image from Digistamp Boutique from the funtime dan set #2
I have used papers from Kay & Co
colouring medium is Promarkers and prisma pencils
button and twine from stash
sentiment computer generated

I am entering this card in to the June DSB customer competition

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Be Careful what you fish for


Oh my I am loving this new stepper die from Presscut
it makes quick and easy cards
I don't know who this stamp is by as I sold it but found a few images I'd stamped with it sorry
I have coloured with promarkers
the photo frame die is from Sizzix
paper from docrafts
twine, dew drops and fish from my stash
fimo cloud made by me
circle sentiment from WRS
other sentiments are computer generated

I am entering this card into TLT challenge for men


Super Striker


Hello peeps I'm sharing another football card today
this is a fab topper from LOTV
the card was made using the stepper die from presscut
the paper is from WRS
buttons and twine from stash
circle sentiment stamped by me
bottom sentiment from La Pashe 

Monday, 16 June 2014

Snowman


Hello peeps, I'm sharing my first Christmas card of 2014
this fab image is called Snowman no3 available here
I've coloured in with Promarkers and SN pencils
the card shape was made using the new Prescut die which I bought from Sarah Wright on FB
CS from Papermill direct
the paper is from Magnolia
border is a MB die
snowman, flower and card candi from stash
top sentiment from cuddly buddly
bottom sentiment recycled from an old card

Ginger Beer


Today I'm sharing a 21st card made for one of my customers
this fab image is called Ginger Beer available here
I've used my SN pens to colour
papers from first edition and FF
card candi from stash
top sentiment computer generated
21st is recycled from an old received card

I am entering this card in to TLT challenge for him

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Sneakers


Hi me lovlies
I'm sharing a card made using the male camden town cd rom from crafters companion
the papers are from my stash
charm, twine and buttons from stash
border is an EK sucess punch
sentiment from LOTV

Saturday, 14 June 2014

Come on England


I thought I would share this card tonight seen as England are playing in the world cup
This cute girl is from Sassy Cheryl called the princess wears cleats
I have printed her on to some Neenah desert storm card and coloured with my SN pencils apart from the skin which is promarkers
the cardstock is from Papermill direct
the stepper die to make the card is from presscut
the BP is from forever friends
sentiment is from Jellypark
grass die is from cheery lynn
buttons and alphabet beads from stash

Father's Day



I'm sharing another Father's day card
this image is from WRS
colouring medium is Sn pens 
sentiment from CUP
button is a dienamics die
scallop border is a ek success punch

Friday, 13 June 2014

Shopping Imogen


Another card for one of my customers
This is shopping Imogen from Digistamp Boutique
colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
papers from LOTV and me to you cd rom
lace, doilies, fimo, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment on image also from DSB
top left sentiment from Crafters companion
50 die from MB
sister die from tonic

I'm entering this card into the June customer comp at DSB

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Kite


Hello peeps
I'm sharing this little cutie called Kite from Mo Manning
I have kept it simple 
colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
border is a EK success punch
kite die is from Whimsy
sentiment from WRS

Happy Anniversary


Todays card is made using a topper from the love & romance topper kit from Crafters companion
the papers are from First edition
border is a cheery lynn die
heart string, heart, ribbon, pearls and dew drops from stash
sentiment from pink petticoat

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Just Hanging Around


Hi peeps, I thought it was about time I coloured a Sassy Cheryl image
this one is called Just Hanging Around available here

My colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
flower border die from MB
grass die from cheery lynn
circle die from quickutz
lady bird die from elizabeth craft
doily, pearls and button from stash
sentiment from LOTV

Hawthorne Blossom


Hi there, this is my dt card for La Pashe
this decoupage sheet is called Hawthorne Blossom
I have added some flower soft to the centre and some pearls to the dragonfly
the mum die is from tonic
decorative pins handmade by me
flowers, pearls and lace from stash
bottom sentiment comes with image
top sentiment from stash

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Party Zara


Hello peeps i'm sharing a card made for one of my customers
this fab image is a new release from DSB called Party Zara
I have colored in with spectrum noir pens and pencils
papers are from First edition
border is a cheery lynn die
happy birthday die from joy i think
pearls, flowers, doily and butterfly from stash
21 is a MB die
sentiment also from DSB

I am entering this card into the June customer competition at DSB

Happy Father's Day


Another Father's Day card today
this one is for my dad
the image I found in a tin whilst tidying my craft room
this card took me about 10 minutes
the card is from Papermill direct
top sentiment is recycled
circle sentiment is from WRS
twine and dew drops from stash

Monday, 9 June 2014

Fathers Day


I made his card for my Father in law for Father's day
this fab image is on the new Halycon days cd rom from Crafters Companion
card stock is from Papermill direct
sentiment is recycled
button, twine and fish are from stash
xx

Sunday, 8 June 2014

Baby Boy


This gorgeous image is from the Mulberry wood cd rom from crafters companion
the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
ribbon and buttons from stash
sentiment from LOTV

Saturday, 7 June 2014

On your bike


Hi me lovlies I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined today
This image is called on your bike available here

I have coloured with promarkers and SN pencils
papers are from First Edition
sentiment is computer generated
card candi from stash

Friday, 6 June 2014

Jellypark DT card - all things sporty


Hi peeps, I'm sharing my DT card for Jellypark
the theme this time is all things sporty
I have chosen to use this fab image available here

My colouring medium is Prisma pencils 
I have cut the image out
I have used my creative expressions brick embossing folder on some buff CS from papermill direct
and then used my pencils to add some detail to the bricks
bottom sentiment is computer generated
top sentiment is from Jellypark 

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Double Take


Hi me lovelies I'm sharing a birthday card today
I've had this digi a long time and this is the first time I've coloured her (the shame!!!)
she is called Double take from saturated canary and I cannot find it in Krista's shop so i think it may be discontinued.
I have coloured her with spectrum noir pens and pencils
the papers are from first edition
die cuts are from quickutz
butterflies are a cheery lynn die
pearls, ribbon, flowers and bottom sentiment from stash
top sentiment is computer generated

I am entering this card into craft all day challenge 6 - Flowers


Wednesday, 4 June 2014

No7 Bear


Today I am sharing a Father's day card
I have used this gorgeous stamp from LOTV called No7 bear available here
colouring medium is Spectrum Noir pencils
card stock from Papermill direct
die cut from MB
border is a Ek success punch
button and twine from stash

Birthday boot


Hi there, today I'm sharing a card made for one of my customers
I think this card took me 10 minutes to make
I have used a backing sheet from the crafters companion and made it in to a topper
I added some pearls to jazz it up
the lace, pearls and flowers are from my stash
sentiment is from digistamp boutique
papers are from first edition

I am entering this card in to the craft all day challenge 6 - Flowers

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Fabulous friend


Today's card is made for a friend who loves red shoes
I totally forgot I had these fab digi's from Pink Petticoat
I have used my sizzix floral dies 
papers from first edition
lace, ribbon, flowers, pearls and doilies from stash
sentiments are computer generated
xx


Monday, 2 June 2014

Just Married


Hello peeps I'm sharing another wedding card today
this fab image is called Just married from Nutcrafters available here
Colouring medium is Spectrum noir pens and pencils
papers are from first edition
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
border is a MS punch
lace, hearts, pearls, doily and flowers are from stash
die background is the new tied together die from couture creations
butterfly die is from cheery lynn
top sentiment is computer generated


Just Inklined to hop



Hi crafty peeps
It's hop time at Just Inklined, I'm the host
the theme is something suitable for Father's Day

I have used this fab image called Born to be wild available here
I have kept it CAS
colouring medium is promarkers
border is a woodware punch
twine from stash
sentiment computer generated

next on the hop is Dawn with more fab inspiration for you x

don't forget to leave comments as you hop and you could win a spot prize

happy hopping xx




Sunday, 1 June 2014

To have & to hold



Hello peeps, today I'm sharing a wedding card made for a friend
I have used a fab image from all dressed up called to have & to hold available here

My coloring medium is spectrum noir pencils 
promarkers for the skin
papers are from First edition
ribbon from Brenda Exeter on FB
leaf corner is from Cheery Lynn
bells and ring die from all occassion dies
swan die from nellie snellen
flowers, pearl and heart string from stash
sentiment computer generated

I am entering this card into the June challenge at Craft all day theme is flowers

Perry


Hi peeps I'm sharing a 21st card today
this is a stamp from the scruffy little cat collection at crafters companion called Perry
I have coloured her with promarkers and SN pencils
papers are from LOTV and me to you
die cut is the new tied together die from couture creations
ribbon, pearls and fimo flowers from stash
top sentiment is computer generated
21 sentiment recycled from another card

hope you like xx

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