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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, 31 May 2014

Baby Hush a Bye


Today I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this image is called Baby Hush a Bye available here

I have coloured in with Promarkers and prisma pencils
the dies are from Sizzix and I handstitched around the edge
the paper is from first edition
heart border is a MS punch
ribbon, buttons and pearl from stash
sentiment is from Pink Petticoat

Friday, 30 May 2014

Baby with bear & Basket



Hi crafty peeps tonight I'm sharing a baby card and gift tag set
These gorgeous baby images are called Baby with bear & basket available here from Cuddly Buddly

I have coloured in with Spectrum noir pens and pencils available here
the doilies, dew drops, pearls, bow, lace, ribbon and buttons are from my stash
tag die is from sizzix
zigzag punch is from Martha stewart
corner is a cheery lynn die

Hope you like xx

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Fathers day


Hi peeps
remember the Big One cd rom from La pashe well it's back as a download available here
I absolutely love this cd some fab stuff on there.

I have made this card using pages from the download
the BP is from papermania and dovecraft
button, twine and card candi from stash
top sentiment from Jellypark

xx


Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Grand Prix


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
This fab decoupage sheet is a download available here
The papers are on the something for everyone cd rom which is just £5 at the moment available here
button, twine, card candi and alphabet beads from stash
sentiment computer generated
number 1 was a freebie die cut x

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

50th Birthday


I'm sharing a card made for one of my lovely customers
The image is a topper from Crafter's companion camden town set
the papers are from DCWV and first edition
border is a MS punch
lace, flowers and pearls from stash
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiment is from the camden town set.
xx

Monday, 26 May 2014

21st Birthday


Today's card is made using a Papermania stamp
coloring medium is spectrum noir pens and pencils
papers from LOTV
border is a MS punch
21 and dress die from MB
lace, flowers, pearls and heart from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Sunday, 25 May 2014

Welcome to the world


Hello peeps
today I'm sharing a baby card made for one of my customers
I have used one of my new tonic dies
the embossing folder is from crafters companion
paper from first edition
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
die cut oval from spellbinders
bow die from impression obsession
bottle die from MB
small hearts are bits saved form other dies
doily, flowers, pearls, alphabet beads, button and twine from stash

Saturday, 24 May 2014

Amaryllis


Hello Lovelies
here is my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Amaryllis available here
I have coloured in with spectrum noir pens and prisma pencils
the die cuts are from sizzix
I have hand stitched around the edges
papers are from LOTV
lace, ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
doilies are quickutz and cheery lynn dies
butterflies are a MS punch
sentiment is recycled

Friday, 23 May 2014

70th Manchester United football card


Another card made for a customer
this fab backing scene is from La Pashe
backing word paper computer generated
sentiment computer generated
buttons and card candi from stash

Thursday, 22 May 2014

My Birthday Cake


Hello crafty peeps
I have made this card for a customer 
the image is from LOTV called My Birthday cake available here
colouring medium is spectrum noir pens
die cut circles are from Quickutz
banner die is from Joanna sheen signature die
papers from LOTV and freebie
sentiments are computer generated
charms, ribbon, doily, flower, pearls and buttons from stash.


Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Bingo


Another commissioned card
this fab decoupage page is from La Pashe here
paper is from LOTV
border is a MS punch
lace from stash



Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Father's Day


tonight I am sharing a Father's day card made using a topper from the camden town topper set from crafters companion UK
the BP is from LOTV
fence border is a MS punch
buttons, twine, alphabet beads and card candi from stash
watering can is a marianne die
birds are a MB die
sentiment is recycled from a used card

Birthday Kate


This is a card made for one of my lovely customers
the image is called Birthday Kate from Digistamp Boutique
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
papers from LOTV and FF
border is a woodware punch
lace, doilies, fimo, flowers and pearls from stash
top sentiment from Jellypark
bottom sentiment comes with image



Monday, 19 May 2014

Door Hanger


Today I have made a Door hanger for a special little girl called Georgia who is very sick
she is part of the Postpal website where you can send sick children cards, toys, books
This is part of Jellyparks postpal event, Claire the owner of Jellypark is giving away free images as long as you create a card or project with them and send it to a sick child, if you want to know more here's the link

I have just used some cardboard from a used envelope
cut a hole 
added the paper
hot glued the ribbon and trim
image is coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
flowers, pearls, butterfly, gems and alphabet beads from stash
die cuts were a freebie 

Saturday, 17 May 2014

Baking Shelf


Hello, I'm sharing my card for Just Inklined
this image is Baking shelf and Baking shelf 2 which I have used together

Colouring medium is prisma pencils
Hand stitched around the edge
paper from First Edition
sentiments are computer generated
flower and pearls from stash.

Friday, 16 May 2014

Joke Book


Hello tonight I am sharing a little Joke book I made for a little boy from Post pals
he has a little sister who is very ill and I thought this would cheer him up.
If you want to get involved in the Jellypark Postpals page, Claire is giving you free images to use if you create a card or project with them and send them to a postpal, if you are interested the link is here
if you want to visit the Postpals website thats here

The image is from Jellypark which you get free if you take part
I have coloured with promarkers and SN pencils
the jokes I got online
distress inks were used to colour the book
die cut arrows from crafty sentiments
stars are a sizzix die
buttons from stash
xx

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Flowers and butterflies


Today I'm sharing a card made with the Rachael Ann Miller topper set from Crafters Companion
the Backing card and sentiment is from the same set
doily, ribbon, twine, pearls and buttons from stash
xx


Happy Birthday Mum


I'm sharing a Birthday card today
the image and backing card is from Hunkydory
lace, flowers and pearls from stash
butterfly is a MS punch
swirls were a freebie
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiment from create with TLC
xx

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Wacky Wheelz - Golf


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab decoupage sheet is called wacky wheelz golf available here
sentiments are computer generated
ribbon, button and card candi from stash
card stick from Papermill direct


Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Jellypark Post Pals card number two


Tonight I am sharing another card for a special little boy called Aaron who suffers from muscular distrophy
he is a post pal and I am hoping this will really cheer him up.
This image is part of Jellyparks post pal event which you can join here
you get a free image to make your first card and then post a picture and then Claire will send you the next image to create your 2nd card and so on, there are five images altogether and they are exclusive to this event.
you can also go to Post Pals website here to read all about these wonderful children

I have coloured my image with spectrum noir pens and pencils
the balloon die is from Marianne
button and twine from stash
sentiment is computer generated.

I'll be back soon with another special card for another special person x

Birthday Dress


Today's card 
I have used some decoupage I've had for years!!
I'm trying to use up my old bits
flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment is from LOTV x

Monday, 12 May 2014

Jellypark Post Pals card


A special card tonight for a little girl who's very ill
she loves flowers, butterflies and sparkly things and her favorite colour is pink

As you might have heard Jellypark are supporting Post Pals and giving away 4 exclusive images, the only catch is that you create a card with each free image and post it to a sick child from the postpals web site.
such a worthwhile cause
here's the link if you want to get involved

Christmas Window


Hi peeps I'm sharing a Christmas card today
this image is called Christmas Window from Jellypark
I have printed onto Kraft CS and coloured with Prisma pencils, then added some GD
the papers are from DCWV
doily, dew drops and ribbon from stash
sentiment comes with the image x

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Skateboard Casper


Today's card made for one of my customers
I've used one of Pollycraft's images

colouring medium promarkers 
brick embossing folder - creative expressions
papers from stash
button, twine and card candi from stash
numbers are a dienamics die

Saturday, 10 May 2014

Gardening Boots


Hello
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Gardening Boots available here

my colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
papers from wellington
sentiments from WRS and Digistamp boutique
buttons and brads from stash
hope you like x

Friday, 9 May 2014

Jellypark DT card


Hi, I'm sharing my DT card for Jellypark today
the theme is to use a Jellypark image, I can't wait to see what you all come up with.

I've used this fab image called woman sewing machine available here
I have coloured her with promarkers and prisma pencils
I cut the card shape with my sizzix die and then stuck it to a 4 x 4 inch card blank, I don't have an electronic cutting machine so this is the way I do it.
The doily, twine, lace, pearl and button are from my stash
dressmaking die cuts are a tim holtz die
sentiment from LOTV


Thursday, 8 May 2014

18th Birthday


Hello peeps I'm sharing a card I made for a customer of mine.
this fab topper is from the camden town topper set from crafters companion uk
the backing paper is from the camden town mens cd rom
the embossing folder is from crafts too and I used my brayer and tim holtz ink to get the colour effect
top sentiment, ear phones and stars came with the set
brother letters from stash
18 dienamics die


Life's a beach


Today's card made for one of my customers
the image is from Ladybug craftsink here
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
papers from first edition
sentiment strip and life's a beach sentiment from pink petticoat
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated
cloud die from memory box
doily, flower and pearl from stash.

Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Water's Edge


This fab image is a stamp called Water's Edge from Just Inklined
I've coloured with Promarkers and prisma pencils
papers from papermania
buttons, charm, twine, ribbon and brad from stash
sentiment recycled 

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Gunners


Tonight I'm sharing a football card made for one of my customers
This fab image is from the big one cd rom from La Pashe
the Arsenal backing paper was made on my PC
card candi and football buttons from stash
Badge from foorball cd
sentiment computer generated

Teapots


Another crafters companion card, I'm trying to use up the stash I keep buying lol, I really need to stop.

this card is for a friend
the backing card, butterfly border and image are from the camden town topper kit
swirl border is from MB
butterflies are a MS punch
flowers, lace and gems from stash
bottom sentiment computer generated

Monday, 5 May 2014

Just Inklined to hop - Animals




Hi peeps, it's blog hop time at Just Inklined
I'm the host and have chosen the theme Animals
My Image is called Show Pony available here

My colouring medium is promarkers and Prisma Pencils
papers are from woodland friends
fence die cut is from Magnolia
grass die cut from Magnolia
butterflies are hobbycraft punches
sentiment tabs computer generated
circle sentiment hobby paleis

Next on the hop is Dawn with some more Inspiration for you

Don't forget to leave a comment as you hop because there are spot prizes along the hop.
xx

Sunday, 4 May 2014

Trucker


Today I'm sharing a trucker card I made for a friend
the decoupage is on the best of La pashe cd rom 2012 available here
papers and sentiments are on the cd too
buttons and twine from stash.

Saturday, 3 May 2014

Adam


A commissioned card for one of my customers 
this is Adam from the new Angelica and Adam cd rom from crafters companion uk
papers are from dovecraft
border from stash
star is a sizzix die
button, ribbon, twine and alphabet beads from stash
number is a Dienamics die
sentiment computer generated
xx
I am entering this card into the crafters companion may challenge - masculine

Hand tied lilies


Hi lovlies I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
the image is called hand tied lilies available here
my colouring medium is Promarkers and prisma pencils
papers from papermania
border is an EK success punch
lace, doily and pearls from stash
rose circle handmade by me
sentiments from cats life press and LOTV

Friday, 2 May 2014

Special Birthday


Today's card made for a friend
I think this is from the camden town topper set from crafters companion, I threw me bits away so can't check

the BC is from the same set
rolled roses are MB dies
butterflies are a mixture of CL and Marianne
flowers, lace and pearls from stash
bottom sentiment computer generated

Thursday, 1 May 2014

21st Birthday


This is a commissioned card for a friend at work
the digi is from La Pashe from the something for everyone cd rom here and it's only £5 at the moment

the papers are from LOTV and dovecraft
colouring medium is promarkers 
card candi from stash
sentiment is computer generated

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