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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 Crafters Companion, Spectrum Noir, Mo's Dream Team, Sugar Nellie. La Pashe and Lili of the valley and some of my cards are showcased on Hochanda TV and Create and Craft. 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

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Christening


Today's commissioned card
Image by Mo Manning available here
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD
diecuts are from QuicKutz
border is a MS punch
lace, pearls, pearl trim, charm and heart ribbon from stash
sentiments are from cuddly buddly (top) and LOTV (bottom)
corner dies are from whimsy
DP from first edition

Monday, 29 April 2013

Wedding Abroad


This is today's commissioned card

the image is from Nutcrafters called Wedding Abroad
coloured with promarkers
frame was made with a marianne leaf die and flowers and pearls were added
DP is from first edition
lace die, butterfly, leaf and big flower are cheery Lynn dies
Doilies, lace, pearls, and flower stamen from stash
sentiments are from pink gem designs (top), LOTV (right) and computer generated (bottom)

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Deanna


This is Deanna from Mo manning
coloured with pro markers and sakura glaze pens
the DP is from first edition
raffia and gingham ribbon from craft all day
doilies, pearls, gems, flowers and butterflies from stash
sentiments are computer generated
number 5 is a dienamics die

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Kiss the cook


This is kiss the cook from just inklined available here for £1.00

I have coloured in with promakers and prisma pencils
DP is from DCWV and first edition
buttons, card candi and twine from stash
die cut is from memory box
sentiments are from catslife press (top right), cuddly buddly (bottom left) and create with tlc (bottom right)

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Download diva


today's card features a digi from Kenny K called Download diva

papers are from LOTV
raffia, ribbon, pearls, flower and doily from stash
sentiments are computer generated
16 and music dies are die-namics

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Ava loves to celebrate


This is Ava loves to celebrate from stamping bella

coloured in with promarkers and white sakura glaze pen 
lace, ribbon, flowers, pearls, doily and photo corners from stash
DP is from LOTV
border and pink doily die from Cheery Lynn
top sentiment from LOTV
bottom sentiment computer generated

Monday, 22 April 2013

Stan with beer


this is stan with beer from Digistamp boutique
DP is from first edition
colouring medium is promarkers and embellished with fluffy stuff
sentiments from top computer generated, lotv, craft uk and flippin men
21 background is a ladybugcraftsink stamp
buttons and card candi from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenge

I'm not old


Today's commissioned card
The image is from Bugaboo
colouring medium is promarker's and prisma's
DP is from First edition
lace, pom pom trim, pearls, flower, doily and wooden flower from stash
fimo embellishments handmade by me
bottom sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 21 April 2013

Fishing Stan


This is fishing stan from Digistamp boutique

coloured with PM's and prisma pencils
DP from Dovecraft
sentiments from craft uk (left) and ladybugcraftsink (on image)
fish eye, beads and card candi from stash

I am entering this card in to the following challenges


Potters bench


Today's card is for a friend at work whi is retiring
The image is from Mo Manning called Potters bench
coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
DP is from Papermania
die cuts from Marianne and dienamics
butterflies, pearls, lace and doily from stash


Saturday, 20 April 2013

Baby Christening


This is Baby Christening by Just Inklined
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from first edition and FF
the border is a MS punch
 ribbon, doilies, pearls, pearl string, flowers, ribbon, charm and button from stash
sentiments are from cuddly buddly (top) and LOTV (bottom)

Friday, 19 April 2013

Two of a kind


Today's commissioned card
As soon as I saw this stamp I wanted it, I know I am going to use it a lot.
it's from crafters companion from the frou frou range called two of a kind

I have coloured with Promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from LOTV and First Edition
lace, pearls, ribbon slider and flowers from stash
fimo flowers handmade by me, doilies, leaf die from Cheery Lynn
sentiment on image comes with stamp the rest are computer generated.

I am entering this card into the following challenge



Jellypark new release


We have a new release for you at Jellypark
you can buy this gorgeous stamp here

I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
the sentiment comes with the image
the dp is from FF
ribbon, doily, flowers, pearls and butterly from stash
other sentiments from LOTV and computer generated

we also have a challenge make us laugh which you can join here

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Funtime Dan


Today's commissioned card
image from Digistamp boutique from the funtime Dan collection
Papers from DCWV and hopscotch
star border is a MS punch
buttons and twine from stash
stars are a dienamics die
photo corner is a whimsy die
star circle is a nellie die
sentiments are computer generated

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

Cupcake Boutique


Today's card
stamp is from Dovecraft available here
coloured with PM's
papers by DCWV
border is a MS punch
lace, doily, flowers & pearls from stash
photo corners from whimsy

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

India with laptop


Today's commissioned card
I have used an image from mo manning called India with laptop available here

coloured with PM's
DP is from First Edition
border is a MS punch
lace, ribbon, pearls, doily and gems from stash
flower is a dienamics die with  pearl brad in centre
umbrella die from Marianne
16 die from dienamics


Friday, 12 April 2013

90th Birthday


Today's commissioned card
image from the best of la pashe 2012 available here
DP is from FF
sentiment strips are computer generated
sentiment is from the ginger house
seeds is from Digistamp boutique
card candi from stash
die cut is dienamics


Thursday, 11 April 2013

17th Birthday


This is driving celebration girl from Karens Doodles
I have coloured in with promarkers
DP is from LOTV and stash
sentiments are computer generated (top) and create with tlc (bottom)
die cuts are from memory box precious hearts
pearls and doilies from stash.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

A walk in the park


Today's commissioned card
image is a stamp from Nutcrafters
colouring medium is promarkers, prisma pencils and distress inks
papers are FF and DCWV
border is a MS punch
twine, card candi and buttons from stash
sentiments are from little claires and cats life press

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Saddle up and ride


Today's commissioned card
this one of the wee babbies from Phindy's place called saddle up and ride

coloured with promarkers and embellished with a googly eye
the DP is from LOTV and first edition
heart border is a MS punch
lace from stash
heart banner from lala land
sentiments are from pink gem and stash and computer generated
pearls, heart ribbon and doily from stash,

Monday, 8 April 2013

True Love


Today's commissioned card

I have used an image from LOTV
the DP is from Papermania
embossing folder from crafts too
border and flower free from tracy at dies to die for
lace, doily, pearls and ribbon from stash
fimo embellishments made by me
sentiments computer generated

Little Ducky


This is Little ducky from LOTV
coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
DP is also from LOTV
star border is a MS punch
banner die is from La La Land
twine, charm, buttons and pearls from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
top sentiment is computer generated
stars are a dienamics dies


Sunday, 7 April 2013

Alyssa relaxing


This is Alyssa relaxing from Digistamp Boutique
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD
DP is from LOTV and FF
raffia and lace from craft all day
butterfly is a cheery lynn die
rolled flower is a dienamics die
doily, flowers & pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated


Belle


Today's commissioned card

this cute girl is called Belle from Saturated Canary
coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from LOTV, Dovecraft and FF
butterfly ribbon and mesh from craft all day
doily, pearls, buttons and pearl trim from stash
sentiments little claires (left) and from stash (right)
big butterfly is a marianne die

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Walker


Today's commissioned card

Image by Mo Manning walker
papers by FF
coloring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
lace and raffia from craft all day
card candi, alphabet beads, doily, pearls and heart from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wine and cheese


This is wine and cheese from Just Inklined
coloured in with promarkers
papers by FF
diecuts are from Dienamics
button, twine and card candi from stash
70 sentiment from Ladybugcraftsink
other sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 5 April 2013

Jellypark DT card - about a book


We have a new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is about a book
my image is from the new release available here

I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
diecuts are from sizzix, magnolia, marianne and memory box
DP from First Edition
pearls & doily from stash
sentiments are from LOTV and computer generated

I hope you will join us x

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Xbox


Today's commissioned card
coloured in with promarkers
DP is from Papermanis
border is my MS punch
number sentiments are from Ladybugcraftsink and the rest are computer generated
button, card candi and twine from stash

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Football crazy


This is a commissioned card, I get a lot of requests for this image.

I coloured with prisma pencils
DP is made by me
sentiments are computer generated
button, card candi, twine and charm from stash


Tuesday, 2 April 2013

70


I am loving these new images from Ladybugcraftsink
this one is called 70
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD
DP is from first edition
border is a MS punch
lace, doily, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated

Monday, 1 April 2013

Friends


This is a commissioned card
I have used an image from the best of La pashe cd rom available here
the DP is from DCWV and First Edition
mesh from craft all day
top sentiment create with tlc
circle sentiment is from stamping all day
bottom sentiment is computer generated
flower handmade by me
pearls, large flower and doily from stash

Just Inklined blog hop - say it with flowers




It's Karen J's turn to host the monthly blog hop at Just Inklined
she has chosen the theme say it with flowers
My image is called crocus jug available here
you should have arrived from Joyce's blog

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

here is the blog hop in order for your reference



I hope you will join us

I am entering this card into the following challenge


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