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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, 31 October 2016

Elegant Christmas


Evening peeps
I'm sharing a card made for one of my lovely customers
I've used Hunkydory card & toppers
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

You've still got it!


Hi me lovelies
I have a cheeky card to share today
this image is from Pink Gem Designs
I've matted to cream card for a luxury feel

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Little Star


Hi peeps
I've been playing with my Hunkydory kits today
made this for my card box I sell at work
quick and easy make

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Calendar Plaque


I have a calendar plaque to share
I have used 
  Leonie mask & Stencil dream, imagine, inspire 
Spectrum Noir aqua pens 
 Amber - scarlet - Begonia - Sunflower 
 Leonie glitter brush pens Lemon & Berry
 watercolour card and black card

thanks for stopping by xx


Friday, 28 October 2016

dream Gift Bag


Hello peeps
I am sharing a wee gift bag today
I have used 
 Leonie masks & stencils Dream 
 Perfectly paisley embossing folder 
cosmic shimmer glitter texture paste 
 Leonie glitter brush pens
 Ice drop & cobalt 
 watercolour card

thanks for stopping by xx


Thursday, 27 October 2016

Memories box


Hi me lovelies 
I have a wee memories box to share today
I have used 
 Leonie masks and stencil memories 
Spectrum Noir aqua pens
 Kingfisher - Marine & Teal 
 water colour card

thanks for stopping by xx


Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Love birds


Hi lovelies
I have a wedding card to share with you
I have used a hunkydory topper and stamped the word love on there
papers are from LOTV
heary is wood which I've inked and stamped congratulations on there
sentiment is computer generated
twine and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Baby Bag


I'm sharing a sweet baby gift bag today
I have used 
Rubber stampede baby stamp 
spectrum noir colour blend pencils on neenah solar white 
 vanilla - buttercup - paprika - denim blue - vintage blue - atlantic blue
papers from LOTV
thanks for stopping by xx


Monday, 24 October 2016

Tender Showers


I have a cute hedgehog creation to share
I have used 
 Penny Black tender showers stamp
 spectrum noir colour blend pencils 
 Vanilla - Buttercuo - Paprika - Petal - Peony - Citrus - Nectarine - Pewter - Espresso - Black - Grass - Holly

flower die from cheery lynn

thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 23 October 2016

Sunday Stroll for LOTV


Hi peeps
I am sharing a sneaky peak of what's coming next week from LOTV
they will be available on the 28th of October 
this is Sunday Stroll, fab for all the men's cards
I have coloured with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens & Blendable pencil

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - LG1 - EB3 - GB2 - IG5 
108 - 89 - 110 - 59 - 119 - 120 

thanks for stopping by xx

A country Christmas for Crafter's Companion


Hi peeps
I am sharing a Christmas card designed for crafters companion using spectrum noir aprkle pens to colour on water colour card

Products used
 A little bit sketchy stamp country christmas by sheena
 Spectrum Noir sparkle pens
 spun gold - smoked quartz - starry sky 
onyx black star of wonder embossing folder

thanks for stopping by xx

Little Witch for Mo's dream team


Hi me lovelies
I have a halloween card to share today
I have used Little Witch available here
The card base and spider web were cut on my scan n cut and the files are from Birds cards
I have used my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

HB1 - HB2 - HB3 - LG5 - BG6 - BG8 - BG10 - FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - OR1 - GB7 - GB11 - 21 - 30 - 78 - 80 - 82 - 89 - 101 - 108 - 115 - 119 - 120

thanks for stopping by xx



If friends were flowers


Hi peeps I'm sharing a floral creation today
I've used Spectrum Noir sparkle pens Christmas set

I have used 
floral delight stamp from crafters companion
 spectrum noir sparkle pens
 hearthside - berry - macaroon - onyx black - holly leaf

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 22 October 2016

Snowman 2


I have my last share for the new CI12 magazine for Crafters companion
this snowman is part of the free stamp set
I've also used the free embossing folder
coloured with Spectrum Noir Aquablend pencils

Claret - Deep Blue - Spruce - Blue Marine - Sky Blue - black umber - Ebony - Clay - Nutmeg - Ginger - Cherry - Gravell - Tobacco - Pine Green - Anthracite - Asphalt - Cypress

thanks for stopping by xx

CAS Christmas


I have a CAS Christmas card to share
I've used the freebies from CI12 magazine from Crafters Companion
I've used the free dies, embossing folder and stamps
white hammered and linen card
luxury silver card 
pearl from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Holly


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a holly christmas card 
I've used freebies from the new CI12 mgazine from Crafters Companion
I've used the free dies and stamps

I've used my Spectrum noir alcohol pens to colour
DR3 - DR5 - JG2 - 120 Pencil

thanks for stopping by xx



Baubles


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing a card I made using the freebies from the new
I've used the bauble dies, snowflake embossing folder and the stamps
white Hammered card stock for the card blank
and luxury silver card 

thanks for stopping by xx

Snowman


I am back with a share designed with the freebies from the new 
I've used the dies, embossing folder and stamps
I have used spectrum Noir blendable pencils to colour

24 - 33 - 46 - 59 - 65 - 71 - 84 - 87 - 100 - 108 - 114 - 120

thanks for stopping by xx



Friday, 21 October 2016

Steampunk woman for Crafter's Companion


Hi me lovelies
hopefully by now you will have purchased some of the fab new Spectrum Noir illustrator pens
this is the last of my samples and I hope I have given some inspiration

I have used
 Steampunk woman sheena stamp

Spectrum Noir illustrator pens blossom 
ivory - vanilla - caramel - sand - flame red - oak tree - earth brown - brown grey 2,4&6 - blue grey 1 - vintage pink

thanks for stopping by xx


Colourista for crafters companion


I really love these colourista stamps from crafters companion
they are so theraputic to colour in
I've used the new Spectrum Noir illustrator pens to colour

I have used

colourista background stamps 3 
spectrum noir illustrator pens 
 true blue - navy blue - pale citrus - emerald - canary - bright orange - ivory

thanks for stopping by xx

Irish wolfhound for crafters companion


Hi peeps
I've tried to use a variety of images to showcase the fab new spectrum noir illustrator pens from crafters companion
the small nib is ideal for this image, I love em

here's what I used
Irish wolfhound digi from just inklined 

 spectrum noir illustrator pens

 brown grey 2,4 & 6 - earth brown - sand - blue grey 4 - caramel - blossom - blender

thanks for stopping by xx


Mimi Deer for crafters companion


HI lovelies
I hope you are enjoying the Spectrum Noir Illustrator pen shows on Hochanda
here's another creation from ne using these fab pens

I have used

Penny Black stamp Mimi deer 

 spectrum noir illustrator pens 

 vanilla - cream - pecan - natural brown - oak tree - black - flame red - vintage pink - pink lace - blue frey 1 - brown grey 1 

nordic fairisle embossing folder

thanks for stopping by xx

Winter Wryn


I'm back with a sweet winter wryn digi coloured with Spectrum Noir illustrator pens
these pens are just so fab at blending

here's what I've used 

winter wryn from Tiddly inks
 Spectrum Noir illustator pens 
 brown grey 6 - moonlight - carribean - black - blue grey 3 - duck egg - ice grey 1 - bright orange - amber - pink lace - gold - raw sienna

thanks for stopping by xx

Fall for crafters companion


Hi me lovelies I'm back with another share
using the fab new illustrator pens from Spectrum Noir

here's what I've used 
Fall digi stamp mo manning 

 Spectrum Noir illustrator pens

 pale citrus - bamboo - khaki - oak tree - coctail pink - blossom - sand - caramel - blender 

 in paw prints embossing folder

 free leaf dies from CI mag 11

thanks for stopping by xx

Coulorista for Crafters companion


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a card using the brand new illustrator pens launching on Hochanda today
they are fantastic and blend so easily

here's what I used
colourista elements 2 stamp 
 spectrum noir illustrator pens 

camo green - ice green - amethyst - purple - lavender - caribbean - ivory - pear green - bright green - amber - flame red - vintage pink

hope you can catch the shows xx

Don't Break it


I have a card designed for Crafters companion
I have used 
Penny Black rubber stamp don't break it 
spectrum noir colour blend pencils 

 poppy - cherry red - redcurrant - black - yellow ochre - ginger - spece brown

papers from LOTV

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Mo's dream team blog hop - Halloween


Hi peeps
it's blog hop time at Mo's
the theme is Halloween

I've used little witch available here
you should have arrived from Julie's Blog

here's the hop in order



 and back to the Dream Team Blog here

pop on over to Debby's  blog for more inspiration 

there will be 2 fab $5 gift vouchers to spend in the shop 
the winners will be chosen from the comments so don't forget to comment on everyone in the hop.

thanks for stopping by enjoy hopping


Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Poppies


Hi lovelies
I'm sharing a card designed for crafters companion
I have used  a little bit sketchy sheena stamp poppies & daisies 
 spectrum noir colour blend pencils on Kraft 

Avocado - Holly - Black - Flame red - Cranberry

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Car Mad


Hi peeps I have a card for a young lad to share
he's into cars
so I have used this topper set from Hunkydory
papers are from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated 
stars cut in my scan n cut xx

Monday, 17 October 2016

Footie Mad


Hi lovelies
I have a sporty card to share today
I've used a topper from hunkydory's little book of sport
word paper made by me, dotty paper from Docrafts
sentiment is computer generated
words and numbers cut on scan n cut

thanks for stopping by xxxx

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Birthday Bear


Hi me lovelies
I have a bear creation to share today
this fab topper is from Hunkydory's little book of bears
papers from LOTV
die cut from tattered lace

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Santa stop here for LOTV


Hi peeps
have you entered our Christmas challenge at LOTV
I have used this cute rubber stamp called Santa stop here
snowflake stepper card from Birds cards and cut on my scan n cut 

coloured with my spectrum noir aqua pens 
clay - bison - charcoal brown - sky blue - fossil grey
ebony - ginger - deep blue - blue marine

hope you can join in xx


Friday, 14 October 2016

HB2U


Hi lovelies
I've had some time to play with my scan n cut 
I adore this machine, it's the best thing I've bought in a long time
file is from Birds cards

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Happy 3rd Birthday


Hi peeps
I have a card to share for a 3rd Birthday
I have used a hunkydory topper from the tots to teens little book
papers from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated
stars cut on my scan n cut

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Baby Angel for Mo's Dream Team


Hi crafty friends
I'm sharing my inspiration for Mo's Dream Team
I decided to make a Christmas card
I have used this fab image called Baby Angel available here


thanks for stopping by xx


Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Happy 50th


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a 50th birthday card today
I have used a fab image from the sugar & spice cd rom from crafters companion
the die is called Papillon from Crafters companion

papers from LOTV 
sentiments are computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 3 October 2016

Sleigh


I have a Christmas card to share today
this topper is from hunkydory
card blank from C&C

thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 2 October 2016

Mr & Mrs


I love how this card turned out
I've used a hunkydory topper
papers from lotv
mr & mrs cut on silhouette portrait

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 1 October 2016

New Baby Girl


Evening peeps
I am sharing a new baby girl card 
I have used a topper from LOTV
papers from Nitwits
star die from memory box 
sentiments are computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

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