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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 greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Christmas Tag for La Pashe


I'm back to share a tag this time
so quick and easy to put together
I've used scraps on this 
you can catch the shows on Create and craft this friday 2pm and 6pm 

thanks for stopping by xx

Merry Christmas


Hello me lovelies
I have another creation to share for La Pashe
I've used a marianne ribbon die to showcase the Christmas easy peely sticker stamp
finished off with some bows and a flower

thanks for stopping by xx



Scruffy Little Kitten


I have a Scruffy little kitten to share
I've used the fabric companion section from the cd rom
papers are also from the cd
butterflies made with my martha stewart punch
pearls from stash

thenks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Christmas card designed for La Pashe


Hi peeps I am sharing another Card
using the new Christmas easy peely toppers  from La Pashe 

La Pashe are back on our screens on create and craft this Friday with Easy Peely christmas sticker stamps
 Tune in to the shows on Create and Craft at 2pm and 6pm x

thanks for stopping by xx 

friend birthday


Hi me lovelies
I have a CAS creation to share using Tonic dies
and the stamp is from stampendous i think
paper from docrafts

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Gift bag designed for La Pashe


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a gift bag I designed for La Pashe
you can pick these bags up for pennies and make them really special
I've used my Spectrum Noir pens to colour this topper

La Pashe are back on our screens on create and craft this Friday with Christmas Easy Peely christmas sticker stamps
 Tune in to the shows on Create and Craft at 2pm and 6pm x

thanks for stopping by xx


Monday, 27 June 2016

Football girl


Hi me lovelies
I have a sporty girl card to share
she's from the scruffy little kitten cd rom
buttons and ribbon from my stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Happy S for Mo's Dream Team


Hi peeps
I have my Mo's dream team Inspiration to share
I have used this cute Baby called Happy S
I have used x-cut postage die
papers from first edition
pindot dies from tattered lace
I have used my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - LY1 - CR2 -  BLENDER
30 - 108 - 110

thanks for stopping by 

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Vase of tulips


I have a floral creation to share
I have used a stamp from LOTV called Vase of tulips
papers from LOTV and Docrafts

I've coloured with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

CT1 - CT3 - CT4 - LG3 - LG5 - IG1 - HB1 - HB2 - Blender
17 - 43 - 59 - 76 - 116

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 24 June 2016

Birthday Wishes


This card was so quick to put together
Hunkydory card folded in half to make the card blank
and I've added an embossed border for some texture
tonic banner die & sentiment

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

to the best dad in the world


I have a 80th birthday card to share
I have used Hunkydory topper and WRS papers
crealies die 
ribbon and twine from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Lost in Music for Sugar Nellie



Hi friends
I am sharing my Tuesday Inspiration for Sugar Nellie
this week we are showcasing Simply Sassy stamps
this cute girl is called Lost in music available here


die cut from Marianne design
pearls from stash
I've used my Spectrum Noir Alcohol pens and blendable pencils to colour
FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - IG2 - PP1 - BT2 - BT4 - BT6 - LY1 - EB1 
30 - 89 - 108 - 110


thanks for stopping by xx



Monday, 20 June 2016

Patchwork Balloons


I have a cute bear creation to share
This is a topper from the Ebay outlet store
I've fussy cut around the image
dies from Tattered lace and memory box
papers from LOTV too

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Lighthouse


Just love how this card turned out
I am drawn to images like this and find it challenging colouring them 
This one is called Lighthouse from Just Inklined

I've used my Spectrum Noir aquablend pencils to colour

 Bison - Ginger - Nutmeg - Wheat - Regal Blue - Cherrywood - Alabaster - Gravel - Red Berry - Iron grey - Sapphire - Ashphalt - sky blue - Kiwi - Primrose

sentiment from LOTV xx

Happy Fathers Day Pops



I just love these toppers from Hunkydory
This one is my Dad to a tee so I chose it for his Father's Day card
I've used my tattered lace honeycomb die for the background
sentiment from card making downloads
footie buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx



Saturday, 18 June 2016

Fathers day Fishing Boat


Hi me lovelies
I have another Father's Day card to share 
this fab image is from Just Inklined and called Fishing Boat, I just love these images
I have coloured in with my Spectrum Noir Aqua markers on watercolour card

Meadow - Crimson - Chocolate - Terracotta - Aquamarine - Peacock blue 

and 120 Spectrum Noir blendable pencil
matted to black then craft card
I've used my crealies rectangle stitched dies
sentiments from digistamp boutique and cuddly buddly 

thanks for stopping by xx 

Friday, 17 June 2016

Father's Day Fishing


Hi everyone
I have my last Father's Day card for this year to share
I have used a hunkydory topper
papers from LOTV
sentiments from Hunkydory (top) and WRS (bottom)
fish I cut on my portrait 
card candi from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Happy Birdday


Hi peeps
I have a CAS card to add to my sale box 
I've used a hunkydory topper
Crafters companion create a card die
lace, flower, pearls and sentiment from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Blog Hop for Mo's Dream Team - Babies


Hi crafty friends
It's blog hop time at Mo's 
the theme chosen by Anneke is Babies


I decided to make a tag for a change
I've used this cute baby from the Diaper crew set available here
I've used Spectrum Noir Pens to colour

here's the hop in order

   Anneke - Gretha - Julie - Gaynor - Debby - Lou - Hellen - Alice - PatBecky 

and back to the Dream Team Blog here

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, 15 June 2016

Happy Father's Day


I have another Father's Day card to share
This one is Rugby themed
I've used Hunkydory again
I embossed my BP with a embossalicious textures distress folder
papers from docrafts
tonic star dies
sentiment is computer generated
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Rugby Mad for LOTV's June challenge


Hello lovelies
we have a brand new challenge at LOTV
the theme is sports
I have used Rugby Mad and coloured on to Kraft card with my Spectrum Noir blendable pencils
1 - 2 - 8 - 46 - 49 -84 - 87 - 89 - 93 - 105 - 119 - 120
grass and boot border cut on my portrait
cloud buttons and dew drops from stash
sentiments also from LOTV

I hope you will join us xx

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Daffodil Pip for Sugar Nellie


Hi crafty friends 
I'm sharing my Tuesday inspiration for Sugar Nellie
we are show casing Home grown stamps this week
I have used Daffodil Pip available here


I've used papers from Cuddly Buddly
border is from Crealies
I've coloured in with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol pens and blendable pencils

LY1 - FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - TB1 - OR1
21 - 26 - 57 - 59 - 71 - 84 - 87 - 89 - 119 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX 


Monday, 13 June 2016

Someone Special


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a Debbi Moore creation today
I got this kit with a magazine of hers
very feminine and always popular with my customers

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Prom S for Mo's Dream Team


Hi peeps
I am sharing my Inspiration for Mo's Dream Team 
this gorgeous girl is called Prom s available here
I've used my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils to color
FS1 - FS4 - TB1 - CR2 - CR4 - CR6 - CT1 - IG2 
8 - 15 - 30 - 89 - 114 - 119 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Game On


I've been creating some CAS cards for my box which I sell at work
this one is created with a La Pashe topper called Game On
papers are from Docrafts
tonic star and crafters companion embossing folder

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 10 June 2016

Red Shoes


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a CAS girlie card today
I've used my Kimono cd rom
sentiment, flowers and pearls from stash
border is a crealies die 

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Man Utd


Hi crafty friends
I have a card to share for a Man utd fan
I've gone with their away kit and used this fab topper from La Pashe
papers I got from a magazine and the footie one is from Scruffy little kitten cd rom from crafters companion
top sentiment is a stamp from craft uk
bottom sentiment from hobbycraft

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Scruffy little kitten


I'm sharing a Scruffy little kitten creation today
I just love these sweet little girls
I've used Kraft card and embossed it with my rose embossing folder
the sweet image is from the scruffy little kitten cd rom
lace, pearls and bow from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Our Summer for Sugar Nellie


Hi crafty friends
I am sharing my Tuesday inspiration for Sugar Nellie
This week we are show casing Scrapberry stamps
I have used Our Summer stamp available here


I've used MFT dienamics stitched dies
Tonic scallop circle dies
sentiments, pearls and flowers from stash
I've coloured with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils
IG2 - IG5 - FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - DR2 - PP1 - TB1
37 - 119 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX




Monday, 6 June 2016

Spectrum Noir June Challenge - Use a Die


Hello peeps
I have a card designed for Spectrum Noir's June challenge use a die
I've used dies from Crealies and memory box
this fab stamp is from Penny Black called Minding Shelty
I have used Spectrum Noir Aqua blend pencils on water colour card

 Ebony - Spinach - Pesto Green - Bottle Green - Regal Blue - Black Umber - Bison - Oregano - Deep Blue - Anthracite - Sky Blue - Apricot - Dark Slate - Ginger - Charcoal Brown - Nutmeg - Red Berry - Carmine - Coral
I do hope you can join in 

thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 5 June 2016

Happy Father's Day


Hi peeps
Father's day is creeping closer
here's another card I made for a customer
I've used a Hunkydory topper 
papers from LOTV
sentiment computer generated
stars from Tonic and embossed to give some texture

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 4 June 2016

70th Anniversary


Hi me lovelies
I have a 70th anniversary card to share
this fab image is from Hunkydory
I've used papers from LOTV
centura pearl hint of silver
sentiment is computer generated
heart die from Memory box
lace and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 3 June 2016

Happy 2nd Birthday


Hi me lovelies
I have a 2nd birthday card to share today
I've used a topper from LOTV
Papers from Nitwits
border from cheery lynn
sentiment computer generated
lace and pearls from stash

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Tag Card


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a wee tag card I designed for Crafters companion
I have used my Scruffy Little Kitten cd rom
die cuts from Crealies
pearls and bows from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Happy 18th


Hi peeps 
I have a football card to share
this fab image is from La Pashe
backing paper made by me
netting die from Tattered Lace
dentiments computer generated
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Wine


I've made a CAS card today 
I've used my Male Camden town cd rom
and the free hexagon embossing folder from the CC inspiration magazine
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by x

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