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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

Sunday, 31 March 2013

Love Grows


Today's commissioned card
The image is a topper from LOTV and I can't find them on the website so here is a link to the stamp
the DP is from Papermania, the heart border is a MS punch
ribbon from craft all day
pearl trim from stash
butterfly made with my MS punch
doily and pearls from stash
heart banner from La La land


Saturday, 30 March 2013

Big Catch


Just Inklined DT card

Image is called Big Catch from the best of Just Inklined 2012 CD available here
coloured with promarkers and distress inks
DP is from FF, Dovecraft and DCWV
sentiment strip computer generated by me
cirdle sentiment is from WRS
die cuts are made using Dienamics dies
eyelets, twine and buttons from stash
fishing and dad sentiment are stamped

Friday, 29 March 2013

Dad relaxing with dog


Today's commissioned card

This is dad relaxing with dog from Digistamp boutique
coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
DP from papermanis and Dovecraft
border from MS punch
button from stash
card candi from stash
sentiments from PB and little claires

I am entering this card into the digistamp boutique march customer competition


Thursday, 28 March 2013

Alyssa relaxing


Today's commissioned card

The image is from Digistamp boutique called Alyssa relaxing
coloured in with promarkers
embellished with glossy accents
the DP is from LOTV
border is a MS punch
ribbon, pearls, butterflies and doily from stash
sentiments are computer generated
photo corners are from dienamics and whimsy

I am entering this card into Digistamp boutiqus march customer competition


Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Love Ya


Today's commissioned card

Image is called Love Ya by Mo manning
coloured with Promarkers
DP is from LOTV
lace and hearts from Craft all day
pearls and doily from stash.

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

GDT for Ladybugcraftsink - Float away Billie


I am so excited to be a GDT for Ladybugcraftsink
I was delighted when Kerry emailed me and asked if I would make a card for the new release Billie Bear.
This little cutie is called Float away Billie available here

I have coloured with Promarkers and sakura white glaze pen
I added fun flock to the heart, ears and paw,
the DP is from First edition
cloud were made using my sizzix die and felt
doily from hobbycraft
flower was made with with mulberry paper and my joy die
buttons from stash
sentiments are from LOTV and crafty sentiments

for more inspiration check out the what the rest of the Ladybugs have created here


Monday, 25 March 2013

Burlesque


Today's commissioned card
the image is called showgirl by Kenny K
coloured with promarkers
embellished with gems & feathers
The DP is from First edition
doily, flowers, dew drops and ribbon from stash
sentiments are computer generated
40 was made with my dienamics die


Sunday, 24 March 2013

Teenage boy gaming


Today's commissioned card

This is Teenage boy gamer by Jellypark available here
coloured with promarkers
embellished with dienamics stars, card candi, buttons and twine
sentiments are from ladybug crafts ink
bottom sentiment is computer generated

Game On


Today's commissioned card

Image by Mo Manning
coloured with promarkers
DP from FF
sentiment top and bottom computer generated
other sentiments stamped 
flag border from Joy crafts

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Wacky wheelz Golf


This is Wacky Wheelz Golf from Just Inklined
coloured with Promarkers
DP from Papermania
sentiments are computer generated (bottom left), ladybugcraftsink (top right), sentiment strip is pink petticoat
card candi from stash

Friday, 22 March 2013

Jellypark new release


We have a new release at Jellypark
This sweet little Baa lamb and this stamp too

both available here

I have coloured with promarkers
DP from DCWV
flowers, buttons, brads and pearls from stash
top sentiment from LOTV.
to enter our current challenge pretty pastels here

Thursday, 21 March 2013

King for the day


Today's commissioned card

Image by Mo Manning
DP from first edition and dovecraft
border is a MS punch
photo corners are from whimsy and dienamics
circle sentiment is from little claires
other sentiments are computer generated
card candi, twine and button from stash

Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Tell me about it Stud


Today's commissioned card
papers made by me
border made using MS punch
lace from the ribbon girl
ribbon from craft all day I added the pearls to the centre of the roses
sentiments are computer generated
doily, flower and pearls and gems from stash
musical notes made with a hobbycraft punch

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Milton with Daisy



Today's commissioned card

image is Milton with daisy from WRS
coloured with promarkers and fun flock added to the centre of the flower
die cut with spellbinders
DP is from first edition
lace from stash
buttons, pearls and doily from stash
sentiments from little claires
photo corner from sizzix

Mice are nice


Today's commissioned card

Image from LOTV
DP from LOTV and me to you
lace from craft all day
scallop border from stash
doily, pearls, charm, flowers and pearls from stash
butterfly made with MS punch

Monday, 18 March 2013

Football lad


Today's commissioned card

Image from WRS - Football lad (discontinued)
coloured with promarkers
DP from FF and Dovecraft
border made using MS punch
die cuts from Nellie snellen
footballs - hobbycraft stamp
buttons & charm from stash
10 - dienamics die
sentiments computer generated

Engagement card


Today's commissioned card

Image is recycled from an old card ( shame to waste)
DP is from LOTV and FF
flower, pearls, ribbon. heart and doily from stash
butterfly made with MS punch
sentiments are computer generated

Sunday, 17 March 2013

Greetings


This is a card made for a friends birthday
I am getting an addiction to these little guys

stamp from PB
I coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
die cut with sizzix dies
dp is from DCWV
scallop border from stash
ribbon, doily, flower and pearls from stash
sentiment from LOTV

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Open rose vase


This is a gorgeous image from Just Inklined called Open Rose Vase
colouring medium is promarkers
 DP is from Me to you and pink petticoat
border is MS punch
lace, pearls, flowers and spider web from stash
butterflies are from Cheery Lyn
corner die is from Sizzix
sentiments are computer generated





Friday, 15 March 2013

Chap snoozing with beer


Today's commissioned card

coloured with promarkers
DP FF
sentiments strip pink petticoat
sentiment at top computer generated
button from stash
card candi from stash

I am entering this card in to the march customer competition at Digistamp Boutique

killer heel rose


Today's commissioned card
image is by Ladybugcraftsink and so are the gems on the shoes
papers first edition
ribbon and raffia trim from Craft all day
flowers, doily and pearls from stash
white flower was made using a dienamics die
butterfly was made using my MS punch
sentiments are computer generated.

Just Inklined Polymer stamp release day 2


Day 2 of the new clear polymer stamp release from Just Inklined
these stamps are so fab
this stamp is called Secret garden
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
DP is from First Edition
die cuts from a friend
doily from stash
flowers and pearls from the ribbon girl
sentiment from Hobby Paleis

check out more inspiration from our fab design team here

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Danielle with laptop


This is today's commissioned card
The image is from Mo's digital pencil called Danielle with laptop
coloured with Promarkers
DP is from DCWV and First Edition
border is a cheery lynn die
lace from the ribbon girl
ribbon, flower and pearls from stash
doily from Hobbycraft
sentiments are computer generated (top) and ladybugcraftsink (bottom) and LOTV (tag)
alphabet beads from Ebay

I am entering my card into the following challenge

Just Inklined Polymer stamp release


Just Inklined have released some gorgeous new Polymer stamps
and they are gorgeous
this is day one and there is more to come tomorrow
this stanp is called Magnolia set
check out the Just Inklined blog for more inspiration


Tuesday, 12 March 2013

80th Birthday card


This is a commissioned card
the image is from Ladybugcraftsink called 80 without candle.

coloured with promarkers and white sakura glaze pen
flowers from stash
border is a MS punch
lace from stash
doily from stash
lace corner from stash
pearls from ebay
sentiments are computer generated and the strip is from pink petticoat

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Patchwork Daisy


Today's card features this little cutie from LOTV called Patchwork daisy
colouring medium is promarkers and sakura glaze pen
DP is from LOTV
lace and ribbon from the ribbon girl
butterfly is a cheery lyn die
heart die is from Nellie snellen
rolled flowers are dienamics
doily and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated and LOTV

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Stan with Beer


Today's card features Stan with beer from Digistamp Boutique
coloured with promarkers 
DP is from papermania
sentiments are computer generated, catslife press and flippin men
border is a MS punch
card candi and buttons from stash

I am entering this card into the march customer competiton

Daisy Patch


A commissioned Mother's day card
DP is from First Edition
colouring medium - Promarkers
lace, flowers, pearls and heart ribbon from Craft all day
sentiment from stash


Friday, 8 March 2013

Alyssa Relaxing


Today's card is Alyssa relaxing from Digistamp Boutique
colouring medium is promarkers
DP is from Me to you
flowers and buttons from stash
butterflies are cheery lynn
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiments are from pink petticoat and WRS
pearls from stash

I am entering this into the digistamp boutique March customer competition

Jellypark DT card - Bunny hop


It's time for another challenge at Jellypark
this time we want to see Bunnies on your cards
that shouldn't be too difficult with Easter coming up.

My image was a freebie from the Jellypark club which you can join here
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from first edition
lace, doily and pearls from stash
die cut is from MB
sentiments are computer Generated.

hope you will join us

Thursday, 7 March 2013

Anemone cluster


This image is from Just Inklined called Anemone cluster
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
DP is first edition
doily, raffia, flowers,charm and pearls from stash
sentiments are from LOTV and computer generated


Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Teddy Bouquet


another commissioned Mother's day card
Image is from LOTV
DP is from First Edition
corners are a whimsy die
doily, flowers, butterfly and pearl are from stash
die cut word from a friend
sentiment is from LOTV

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Karate Boy


Todays card features an image from Karens Doodles called Karate Boy
coloured with Promarkers
DP is from DCWV
stars are Nellie and dienamics
numbers are dienamics
bottom sentiment is from cats life press
top sentiment is computer generated
alphabet beads and card candi from stash

You are the bestest


Another commissioned card
this image is from Penny Black called you are the bestest available here
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
DP is from First Edition
fence is a Magnolia die
lace, doily, butterflys and pearls from stash
pink flower is a dienamics die
flower die above image is from memory box
sentiment computer generated

Monday, 4 March 2013

Baby with teddy


Just love these gorgeous baby stamos from LOTV
this one is called Baby with teddy
colouring medium is promarkers
die cut is from spellbinders
DP is DCWV and forever friends
stars are a dienamics die
heart corner is a sizzix die
blue sentiments are from LOTV
top sentiment is computer generated
charm, lace, doily, ribbon, alphabet beads, card candi and pearls from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Just Inklined Blog Hop - diecuts and pearls



It's my turn to host the monthly blog hop at Just Inklined
I have chosen the theme Diecuts and pearls
My image is called Alice which you can buy here

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

next on the hop is Karen J

and here is the list in order in case you get lost

                                       



Sunday, 3 March 2013

Mother's day card


This image is recycled and I added a spotty button and some pearls to jazz it up
the DP is from LOTV
doily, lace and pearls are from my stash
border is a MS punch
heart is a marianne die
sentiment is from LOTV
photo corner is a leabilities die

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Darts George


Today's card is made using this fab image from charmed cards and crafts
called Darts George
colouring medium is promarkers
DP is from Printable Heaven
the die cuts are from marianne and nellie snellen
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
other sentiments are from WRS and computer generated
finished off with buttons and card candi.



Sunflowers


This is Sunflowers from Just Inklined.
I have coloured in with promarker's and added some Autumn flowersoft to the centre of the flowers to add some texture, the DP is from First Edition, the fence is made with a MS punch, I added some raffia and a yellow gingham ribbon tied in a bow, the doily is a cheery lyn die, the flowers are from my stash and that lovely bee die is a cheery lyn too, finished off with some pearls and the sentiments.

Friday, 1 March 2013

Honey Nurse


This is a commissioned card
The image is called Honey Nurse from Sassy studio designs
coloured with promarkers
DP is LOTV
lace, doily and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated
50 is a dienamics die
butterfly is a cheery lyn die


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