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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 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

Friday, 31 May 2013

Jellypark - colour palette challenge

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We have a brand new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is a colour challenge the inspiration provided by Design Seeds
My image is called Halloween Witch available Here

colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
embellished with GD
papers are from Nana's nursery
top doily is a sizzix die, bottom doily from stash
the cat is a spellbinders die and I added googly eyes
top sentiment is from Jellypark available here
bottom sentiment is computer generated
button and twine from stash

we also have a new release with these two cute stamps available here
223 watermarked


Thursday, 30 May 2013

Martini Nikki


Today's commissioned card
I have used the fab Martini Nikki from Ladybugcraftsink available here
coloured with promarkers
the papers are from first edition
die cuts are from sizzix, cheery lynn and MB
heart border from MS
ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments from stamping all day and the top one is computer generated

Sleeping Baby Tilda


Today's card
I have sold all my Tilda stamps because I just don't like them any more apart from this one
I just can't part with it

I have coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD
the die cuts are from spellbinders and the hearts are MB
the doilies, lace, heart ribbon, button and pearls from stash
fimo pram and heart made by me
sentiments are computer generated and LOTV (circle)

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Time to relax

today's commissioned card
the image is from Karens Doodles called Time to Relax available here

colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
the papers are from FF and wellington
fence is a MS punch
die cuts are from Marianne
buttons and card candi from stash
sentiments are stamped (top) and computer generated (bottom)

Monday, 27 May 2013

DIY ALF


today's commissioned card
Image by Digistamp Boutique Available here
coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils and a little sakura glitter pen
papers are from stash and wellington
border is a MS punch
brads, charm, buttons, twine and card candi from stash
die cuts from sizzix
sentiments from cuddly buddly (top) and Ladybugcraftsink (bottom)

I am entering this into the following challenge

Happy birthday Grandad


This is a card I made for a friend at work and the piccy is her little girl Ada Jean
I used my sizzix dies to matt amd frame the picture
the papers are from FF and wellington
border die is from Joy
star die is from Nellie
the grandad is a MB die
twine, card candi, button and charm from stash
sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 26 May 2013

Instant Fun


Today's commissioned card is JJ from Bugaboo, this image is called Instant Fun
coloured with promarkers
papers are dovecraft
ribbon, doilies, pearls, flowers, and raffia from stash
sentiments are computer generated (top) and little claires (bottom)

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Baby Christening

Today Dt card for Just Inklined
The image is called Baby Christening available here
I have coloured in with Promarkers and embellished with pearls
Papers are from LOTV and Cart us
border is a cheery lynn
Ribbon, button, charm, doily pearls and heart from stash
fimo bootees made by me
sentiments are from Jellypark (circle) and computer generated (bottom) and pink petticoat (top left)

Friday, 24 May 2013

Jellypark Stamp Spotlight - Bear with star

204 bear with star digital stamp


It's stamp spotlight at jellypark
Ruth's choice is this cute Bear with star available here

I have coloured with Promarkers and prisma pencils
the papers are from me to you and FF
the circle die is from Quickutz
the raffia & ruffle ribbon is from craft all day
charm, pearls, button and fimo flowers are from my stash
fimo bear made by me
sentiments are from Jellypark (top left) and computer generated (right)
border and doily are made using Cheery lynn dies

Please visit the Jellypark blog here for lots of fab inspiration

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Martini Nikki


This is Martini Nikki from Ladybugcraftsink
coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils and embellished with GD
the papers are from dovecraft and first edition
die cuts are from sizzix, MB and cheerylynn
flowers, doily, pearls and ribbon from stash
border is a MS punch
sentiments are computer generated (top), WRS (left) and stamp all day (right)

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Cara Chatting


This is Cara Chatting from Mo Manning
coloured in with promarkers, prisma's and white sakura glaze pen
Papers are from Dovecraft and Me to you
raffia and ribbon from Craft all day
doily, wooden flower, pearls and alphabet beads from stash
sentiments are from Ladybugcraftsink (top left), Whimsy (top right) and computer generated (bottom)


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Opal the optimist


Today's card is made using the fab new stamp called Opal the optimist from stamping bella
the sentiment bottom left comes with the stamp
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from LOTV and me to you
border and green flower are cheery lynn dies
lace, pearls, doily and other flowers from stash


Monday, 20 May 2013

Soccer Dude


Today's creation is a Sheffield Wednesday card
the image is called Soccer Dude by mo manning available here
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
The word paper is computer generated, the other paper is from wellington
border is a MS punch
button, card candi, twine and charm from stash
15th sentiment from create with tlc
the other sentiments are computer generated


Sunday, 19 May 2013

Fish Tales - Fathers day card


Today's card is a Father's day card
the image is a decoupage sheet called Fish Tales from La Pashe
the DP is from FF
border is from stash
button, twine & charm from stash
anchor and ship wheel die from Die-namics
clouds from Sizzix
fish corner die from Joy crafts
sentiments are stamp (top), LOTV (top circle), Dovecraft ( below image) and computer generated (sentiment strip)



Saturday, 18 May 2013

Wacky Wheelz Capri


Today's card is designed for Just Inklined
the image is called wacky wheelz capri available here
The DP is from FF and wellington
sentiments are computer generated
button, twine, charm and card candi from stash

Friday, 17 May 2013

Geek and proud - Jellypark new release




We have a new release at Jellypark
this is Geek and proud
coloured with Promarkers and prisma's
papers by FF
cogs are from Sizzix
card candi from stash
sentiments from catslife press and WRS
bottom sentiment comes with image

we also have a challenge for you, the theme is Nerds and geeks shall rule
which you can enter here



Thursday, 16 May 2013

Football Alf


Today's card 
The image is from from Digistamp Boutique called Football Alf 

I have coloured with Promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from FF and Dovecraft
border is a MS punch
twine & buttons from stash
sentiments are computer generated
celtic badge from craft Cd

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Claudia has a candy


Today's card 
I have used a stamp from stamping bella called Claudia has a candy and the sweet sentiment comes with the stamp
I just love the uptown girls, have you seen the new releases they are fabby

anyway on to my card
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma's amd a little white sakura glaze pen
papers are from dovecraft
the doilies, border and vine are cheery lynn dies
the flower is a MB die which I embossed and added stamen to the centre
photo corner is a whimsy die
sentiments are from cuddlybuddly (circle) and ladybugcraftsink
pearls and other flowers from stash

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Baby Boy Christening


Today's commissioned card is for a Christening
the image is called Baby Boy (bald) from Mo Manning
can you believe I've had this image over a year and this is the first time I've used it!!
The colouring medium is Promarkers and prisma's
papers are from LOTV and FF
border is a cheery lynn die
Lace, pearls, doily's and charms from stash
fimo rocking horse made by me
sentiments are computer generated (top) and LOTV (bottom)

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Monday, 13 May 2013

Gorjuss


Today's commissioned card

I've had a few days off work so have been catching up on my card orders

This image is a Gorjuss stamp
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from First Edition
Star border is a MS punch
16 is MB dies
Lace, charm, pearls, doily and flowers from stash
umbrella is a Marianne die
sentiments are computer generated


Wedding Card


Today's card is another wedding card
I have used an image from the best of La Pashe 2012 cd rom available here
The DP is from First Edition and Dovecraft
border is from cheery lynn
lace, pearls, doily and ribbon from stash
butterfly made by me
sentiments from LOTV (bottom left), hobby paleis (bottom right) and computer generated top
fimo flower made by me

Sunday, 12 May 2013

Out of this world


Well Paula at Pollycraft has reopened and is having a DT call so I thought I would enter because I love her images.
I have bought this cute digi called out of this world available here

I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma's
I stamped the stars around the edge
the DP is from Bo Bunny
ship die is from Sizzix
wood embellishments from Hobbycraft
button and twine from stash
sentiments are stamps from studio g and LOTV

Thanks for the opportunity Paula x

Wedding Cake


It's wedding season at work and I have been asked to make quite a few
this is one of them

The image is from the best of La Pashe 2012 cd rom available here
embellished with pearls and GD
the DP is from LOTV
border is a MS punch
lace, flowers, pearls from stash
sentiments recycled (top left), LOTV (on image) and create with tlc (bottom)
sentiment strip from Pink Petticoat

Saturday, 11 May 2013

James Machine


This is James Machine from Just Inklined
coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from FF
border is a MS punch
button, twine, charm and card candi from stash
die cuts from nellie and whimsy
sentiments from little claires and computer generated.

Friday, 10 May 2013

Jellypark stamp spotlight - Girl with Kitten


Here at Jellypark we have decided to bring back stamp spotlight
This month Jerusha has chosen her fav stamp Girl with kitten.

I have used a shaped card
coloured with a mixture of promarkers and prisma pencils
I added doilies from my stash
the die cuts are from QuicKutz
pearl, ribbon, buttons, twine and flower from stash
cat die cut from memory box
sentiment was a freebie

please check out our design team for lots of fab inspiration here

Thursday, 9 May 2013

Mimi's big day


This is today's card
the image is a stamp from Penny Black called Mimi's big day
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils and embellished with GD and fimo flowers
The DP is from Dovecraft
the cream doily is a sizzix die, white doily from stash
charm, horse shoe, pearls, alphabet beads are from stash
fimo flowers and heart made by me
sentiments are from Pink gem designs (top right), LOTV (on image) and computer generated (bottom).

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Skateboard jasper


Today's card
The image is from Pollycraft
DP's are from FF and dovecraft
border is a MS punch
twine, buttons, card candi from stash
sentiments are from create from tlc (top left), little claire's (above image) and computer generated bottom

If you haven't heard Pollycraft is back with some fab new images so it's all good

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Garden Boots


This is Garden boots from the best of la pashe cd rom 2012 available here
the dot dp is from FF, the bamboo dp comes with the picture
border is a joy die, photo corner is a dienamics die
top sentiment is computer generated, side sentiment is from little claires, bottom sentiment is from flippin men garden stamp set
charm, twine, button and card candi from stash

Monday, 6 May 2013

Just Inklined to Hop - One for the boys



It's blog hop time at Just Inklined
the theme is one for the boys

you should have arrived from Joyce's blog

my image is called Cricketer available here
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils, the word BP was made by me, the other DP is from dovecraft, I distressed the edges, the border is a MS punch, the twine and buttons are from my stash
sentiments are computer generated and circle one is from WRS
finished off with the card candi.

next on the hop is Jak

this is the hop in order in case you get lost

to make the hop more fun Don't forget to leave a comment as you hop and you could win a spot prize chosen from the comments left on our blogs


Sunday, 5 May 2013

Computer Fun


Today's commissioned card
image is a topper from LOTV called computer fun
DP I made myself, the star DP is from dovecraft
star border is from marianne
star dies are from die-namics and Nellie
sentiments from top to bottom are, computer generated, ladybugcraftsink and WRS
card candi and alphabet beads from stash

Saturday, 4 May 2013

Football Crazy


Today DT card for Just Inklined
Football crazy available here

I have coloured with promarkers, tim holtz distress inks and prisma pencils
Man Utd DP made by me
other DP wellington
buttons and twine from stash
sentiments computer generated
MUtd badge from craft Cd



Friday, 3 May 2013

Jellypark DT card - Girly girl challenge


we have a brand new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is Girly girl
My image is called Hoopla Hannah and all proceeds from this stamp go to charity

I have coloured with promarkers and prisma's
DP is from Dovecraft
Lace, pearls, butterflies, alphabet beads, flowers and doily from stash
sentiment from whimsy

we also have a new release available here
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