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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 July 2014


Hello crafty peeps
I'm sharing a CAS card tonight
This is a topper from LOTV
CS is from Papermill direct
card blank from the works
pearls from stash
sentiment from Hunkydory

Tuesday, 29 July 2014


I've had these bird decoupage sheet for a while and I'm trying to use up what I have
this is made for a friend
sheet is from Kanban
rosette is made with a free scoring tool in a mag
button and twine from stash
sentiment from stash

Monday, 28 July 2014

New Home

Hello peeps
tonight I'm sharing a new home card
I couldn't find an image of a house with a garage so the lovely Eileen Nicholson has drawn one for me
I have used SN pens and pencils
I've added some flowersoft and the cloud dies are from MB
the sun die is from Joy
papers are from First edition
key die is from Sizzix
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
new home sentiment from cats life press
bottom sentiment computer generated
pearls, ribbon and screw brads from stash

Just Married Carriage

Made this card for a customer and I love how it turned out
the decoupage sheet is from La Pashe here
the lush papers are from LOTV
border is a tonic punch
lace, pearls, heart, doily from stash
flower is a sizzix die
sentiments are computer generated

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Senior Cyclist

Today I'm sharing a card made for a customer
this decoupage sheet is called Senior Cyclist from La Pashe
the word BP is from dovecraft
other paper comes with sheet
top sentiment from the sheet
bottom sentiment computer generated
card candi from stash

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Wedding Car

Hello peeps
I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab new image is called Wedding Car available here
colouring medium is SN pens
papers from Lilibet
sentiment from pink petticoat
flower is a cheery lynn die
pearls from stash

Friday, 25 July 2014

Sassy Zara

Hi me lovlies this is a card made for a friends Daughter
I have used Sassy Zara from DSB 
colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
papers from LOTV
flowers, doily, butterfly, pearls and ribbon from stash
top sentiment from little claires
bottom sentiment from Crafters companion

I am entering this card into DSB julys customer competition x

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Robin Chicklets

Hi peeps, I've made another Christmas card for my stash
These little cuties are from Digistamp Boutique Here
I have made them really small to fit my die cut circles and then added the sentiment and BP to the other circles
colouring medium is SN pens
CS from Papermill direct
square die cur is a MFT blueprint 14
card blank from the works 5 x 5 inch

I am entering this card into the July Customer comp at DSB


Hello peeps
I am sharing a card similar to one I posted earlier in the week
A lady who saw that one wanted one similar
I don't usually do the same card twice and this one is slightly different
the image is from Sugar Nellie
The papers are from Papermania and pink petticoat
lace, ribbon, heart, pearls, doily and flowers from stash
princess sentiment from Crafters companion
bottom sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Happy Engagement

Today I'm sharing an Engagement card
My Daughter needed this quick for a friend so I decided to use my Love & romance topper kit from Crafters Companion
I've used Linen CS from Papermill direct
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
pearls from stash

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Philadelphia Eagles

Hi peeps today I'm sharing a card made for one of my customers
This fab image was a freebie from victoria case
I have coloured with SN pens and pencils
the word paper is computer generated
other paper from first edition
border is a ek success punch
ribbon and alphabet beads from stash
ball is a sizzix die
sentiment computer generated

Monday, 21 July 2014

Shaker Christmas Card

Hello peeps
I cracked open my Hunkydory Christmas kit
I thought I would have a go at a shaker card
nice and simple 
used up some scraps on this card and it only took 15 minutes to make
wooden snowflakes and sequins from stash
sentiment also from Hunkydory

Let it Snow

Hi peeps I'm sharing another Christmas card today
this cutie was a freebie from wee stamps 
papers are from papermania
colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
ribbon, doily, button, twine and card candi from stash
sentiment from Jellypark

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Wee One

Hello, Today I'm sharing a new baby card made for a friend
I just need to add the sentiment when the time comes, which will be anytime soon
These toppers I couldn't resist buying from the Summer craft show at Doncaster from Hobby House
the papers are from LOTV and Cart-us
die cuts are from Marianne and cheery lynn
flowers, buttons, pearls and flowers from stash

Saturday, 19 July 2014


Made this for one of my customers who wanted a graduation card
I've used MS word to create the sentiment
die cut is floral ovals from Spellbinders
papers are from First edition
butterflies are Joanna sheen signature dies
flowers and pearls from stash
other sentiments are computer generated
Love how this turned out x

Friday, 18 July 2014

Party Rach

This is Party Rach from Digistamp boutique
I have used papers from LOTV
colouring medium is SN pens
ribbon, doily and pearls from stash
butterfly is a Joann sheen signature die
sister is a tonic die
50 is a MB die
top sentiment from stash
I'm entering this card into July's customer competition at DSB

Thursday, 17 July 2014


My second post today
I'm sharing this Christmas card
this cutie is called Bossy from Mo's digital pencil
colouring medium is SN pens and pencils
die cuts is MFT blueprint 14
doily and pearls from stash

Little Princess

I absolutely love this digi from Sugar Nellie
she is called Princess available here
colouring medium is promarkers and Prisma pencils
papers from Papermania
lace, ribbon, pearls, doilies, flowers, puffy heart and alphabet beads from stash
die cut from spellbinders

Wednesday, 16 July 2014


Today's card is made using the free camden town topper set from Crafter's Companion
the paper is from Lilybet
dew drops from stash

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Happy Birthday Sister

Hello peeps
I'm sharing a card made for one of my customers
the topper is from the love and romance topper kit
paper is from LOTV
lace, flowers and pearl string from stash
top sentiment from poundland
bottom sentiment crafters companion

Christmas Wishes

Another Christmas card for my box
this is free decoupage I got with a magazine
the card shape is a presscut die using papermill direct CS
papers are Magnolia
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
sentiment circle is from Hunkydory
pearls and twine from stash

Monday, 14 July 2014

Wish upon a star

This fab image is called Wish Upon a Star from LOTV
I have coloured with promarkers
I've used my presscut die for the card shape
flowers are a cheery lynn daisy die
the centers are what I call ugly brads lol, brads I wouldn't use so I cover them in citrus flower soft and use them for the center of my flowers
pearls from stash
sentiment from Hunkydory

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Scooter Boy

I'm sharing another Christmas card today
This image is from LOTV here
colouring medium is Promarkers
die cuts are from Sizzix
paper from Mulberry wood
sentiment strip from Pink Petticoat
buttons, ribbon and twine from stash
circle sentiment from Cats life press

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Ballet Pointe

Hello peeps here's my weekly DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Ballet Pointe available here
my colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
the birthday border die is from Die-versions
the papers are from my stash
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiment is from Pink Petticoat
fimo flower handmade by me x

Friday, 11 July 2014

Party Rach

This fab image is called Party Rach from Digistamp boutique

I have used my Press cut die again
this die is fab for using up your scraps
I have coloured with SN pens
sentiment from Hunkydory
pearls and card candi from stash
flower dies from MB

I'm entering this card in to the July customer competition at DSB

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Furgus Macfluff - Drive Time

I'm sharing another Christmas card today
this cutie is called Furgus Macfluff from Cuddly Buddly
I've kept it CAS
coloured in with SN pens
papers from stash
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
button and ribbon from stash
top sentiment from LOTV

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

To a Special Girl

This image is called Olga from Victoria Case
I cannot find a link so i don't think it is available any more
I just thought I'd show you how my card making has improved lol the bottom card I made in 2010!

I have used SN pens to colour
the die cut is from press cut, I'm loving this at the moment
flowers from stash
sentiments from hunkydory and WRS

have a lovely day x

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Happy Birthday Mum

Today I'm sharing a card made for a customer
the image and cardstock is from crafters companion
flowers and pearls from stash
top sentiment is computer generated
circle sentiment from LOTV

Monday, 7 July 2014

Just inklined to hop

Hello crafty peeps
It's hop time at Just Inklined
Dawn is the host
The theme is Anything Goes with ribbon
I have used this fab image called Gardening tools available here
I have coloured in with SN pens
6 x 6 Kraft card
paper is lilibet
sentiment strip from Pink Petticoat
brads and ribbon from stash

here is the hop in order
 Dawn - Nicole - Tammy - Me

To make the hop more fun, there are 2 hidden spot prizes along the way, chosen from those that leave comments on the blogs

                                                                  Happy hopping x

Sunday, 6 July 2014

Winestool Nikki

Hi Peeps
I'm sharing a commissioned card made for one of my customers
the image is from Ladybugcraftsink
papers from LOTV
CS from Papermill direct
flowers are a Cheery Lynn die
lace, buds, gems, bow and fimo flowers from stash
circle sentiment from hunkydory
bottom sentiment computer generated

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Knitting basket

Hi peeps this is my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Knitting Basket available here
my colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from forever friends and me to you
card stock is from Papermill direct
lace, doilies, pearls, button, twine and knitting topper from stash
lace flowers handmade by me
sentiment computer generated

Friday, 4 July 2014

Jellypark DT card - Red, white and blue

Hello lovelies, I'm sharing my DT card for Jellypark
the challenge theme is Red, White and blue
I have used this fab image called Super Boy available here
My colouring medium is SN pens
cloud embossing folder from crafts too
button & twine from stash
sentiment is computer generated
speech bubble is a xcut die


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