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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

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Seaside Connor Crabbing


Hi today I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined 
I've used Seaside Connor Crabbing available here
I have used promarkers and prisma pencils to colour and added some toffee flower soft
the border is a EK success punch
the DP is from DCWV
arrows are a crafty sentiments die
sentiment from WRS

Friday, 30 August 2013

Feeding Robins


Today's card is a Christmas card
you can never start too early lol
The image is a WRS stamp called Feeding Robins
I've coloured with promarkers
embellished with GD
the papers are from MME
border is a Magnolia die
ribbon, pearls, doily and wooden flower from stash
finished off with sentiment

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Two Love Birds and Cage


Today's Commissioned card 
I have been dying to use this fab image from Jellypark called Two love birds and cage available here
I used my promarkers to colour 
matted to some white card and hand stitched around the edge
the papers are from First Edition
border is a MS punch
butterfly is a cuttlekids die
lace, doilies, pearls and heart chain from stash
top sentiment computer generated
bottom sentiment from whimsy

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Fabulous Friend


Today's card is made using these fab images from Pink Petticoat
very little colouring so a quick card
the papers are from first edition and papermania
lace, brad, doily and pearls from stash
border is a MS punch
circle sentiment from Jellypark
butterfly is a Cheery Lynn die

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Handbags & Shoes


Today's card is using a digi from craftsuprint
coloured in with promarkers
the circles are a quickutz die
papers are from DCWV and first edition
flowers, tulle, brad, pearls and lace from stash
dragonfly is a sizzix die
sentiment computer generated

Monday, 26 August 2013

Frou Frou Shoppe


Today's commissioned card
the image is a stamp from crafters companion from the frou frou range
I have used my promarkers to colour
the papers are from DCWV and first edition
doilies, flowers, resin flowers and pearls from stash
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
other sentiments computer generated

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Bird Birthday


This is an image from craftsuprint called Vintage Birds 2
This sheet is already coloured so makes a nice easy quick card
the papers are from wellington
the die cut is from marianne
the embellishments from stash
sentiment is computer generated.

thanks for stopping by x

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Just Inklined Design Team Card The Good Life


Hi I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
the image is called the good life available here
I have used my Promarkers to colour
the papers are from Dovecraft
circle sentiment from cuddly buddly
buttons, twine and alphabet beads from stash
top sentiment computer generated

Thanks for stopping by Happy crafting x

Friday, 23 August 2013

Jellypark Design team card - things with wings


We have a brand new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is things with wings
I have chosen to use this cute owl available here and you get four of them in this set
I decided to make a circle frame card
the paper I made myself
the border is a joy die
ribbon, flower and pearls from stash
sentiment is computer generated.

I hope you will join us
have a lovely day x

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Skippydee and some news


I have been snapping up all the Elisabeth Bell stamps in the Oyster stamps sale
this one is called Skippydee
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
I matted to a marianne die and hand stitched around the edge
the papers are from Me to you
flowers, pearls, doily, butterfly and ribbon from stash
sentiment is from Jellypark.

My news is the Jak Heath has asked me to join the La Pashe design team, I couldn't refuse and am so delighted as I love their CD's

Happy Crafting peeps x

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Connected girl


Today's card is fro a thirteen year old girl
the image is from Phindy's place called connected girl
I coloured in with a mixture of promarkers and prisma pencils
the papers are from first edition and pink petticoat
the raffia, ribbon, doilies, flowers and pearls are from my stash
sentiments are computer generated.

thanks for stopping by x

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Love grows


Today's commissioned card is an anniversary card,
 the image is from LOTV and I hand stitched around the edge and added the computer generated sentiment
I embossed some white card and again hand stitched around the edge
the papers are from Papermania
the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
the ribbon, heart bead and pearls are from my stash
the hearts are a cuttlebug die
the top sentiment is computer generated.

Monday, 19 August 2013

Pinwheel Birgitta


Hi peeps, I'm sharing a card I made today
the image is from CC Designs called Pinwheel Birgitta available here
I have used my promarkers to colour and added the white dots with a white sakura glaze pen
I hand stitched around the edge
the rosette is made by me and I sewed on the button
the papers are from Dovecraft I think
sentiment is computer generated
pearls from stash
flower made using marianne die

hope you likey
have a lovely evening x

Floral Story


Today's commissioned card
the image is a stamp from Penny Black called Floral Story
I used purple and pine memento ink to stamp then coloured with promarkers and hand stitched around the edge
the papers are from LOTV and first edition
border, lace, bird, pearls, buds and doilies from stash
flowers handmade by me using Marianne dies
die cut swirl is a marianne die and the purple flower die cut is from joy crafts
sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 18 August 2013

New Home


Today's commissioned card for a friend at work
I have used this fab stamp from Inkylicious available here
These stamps are such good value for money
the papers are from me to you
ribbon, pearls, flowers & doily from stash
bottom sentiment is computer generated
butterfly is a cheery lynn die

Saturday, 17 August 2013

{JI} Santa's Tipple


Today I am sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
This is Santa's Tipple from Just Inklined available here
this is a new release and I love it, so traditional
I decided to let the image take centre stage and created a CAS card
I coloured with promarkers
matted to some dark red CS
the embossing is using a folder
I added the twine and threaded it through the holes of the star
finished off with the sentiment and some red pearls

Friday, 16 August 2013

4th Birthday


excuse the wonky picture lol
this is a commissioned card for a friend at work
 her little boy Felix loves elephants so she wanted this as a theme
the image is from Pollycraft but not available now
I used promarkers and prisma pencils to colour
the number 4 was added to the balloon on the computer before printing out the image
the papers are form first edition
zig zag is a dienamics die
doily, buttons, alphabet beads, charm, twine and card candi from stash
star (left) from MB, star on right from sizzix
sentiment strip computer generated
circle sentiment WRS


Thursday, 15 August 2013

Room with a view


Today's card is using a decoupage sheet called a room with a view from the best of La Pashe cd rom
the papers are from DCWV
lace, pearls, doilies and flower from stash
die cut from Marianne design
border is a MS punch
sentiments from bluebird flats top and computer generated bottom.


Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Wrapped up Arnie


This is wrapped up Arnie from craftsuprint available here
This card is a card for a friends great grandson and his birthday is in November so an appropriate image.
My colouring medium is promarkers
papers are from dovecraft
die cuts are Dienamics dies
border is a MS punch
button, wooden star, twine and card candi from stash
sentiments are from bluebird flats (bottom), LOTV (middle) and computer generated (top)

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Boxercise


Today's card is using this fab image from Kenny K
coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from first edition and DCWV
raffia, lace, alphabet beads, flowers, doily and pearls from stash
die cuts are from cheery lynn left and tim holtz right
sentiments are computer generated

Monday, 12 August 2013

Happy Birthday Mum


Another commissioned card today
coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
and distress inks for the sky
I hand stitched around the edge
papers are from LOTV
photo corners, doily,  pearls, lace, flowers and butterfly from stash
sentiment is computer generated.


Sunday, 11 August 2013

Vintage Birds


Today's commissioned card is using a stamp from Inkylicious called Vintage birds
I stamped on to beige card and distressed around the edge and matted to Kraft
the papers are from papermania
button and twine from stash
circle sentiment is from birdhouse flats
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
bottom circle sentiment from WRS
top sentiment computer generated.

Saturday, 10 August 2013

Bramble Blossom - Design team card for Just Inklined


Today's DT card for Just Inklined
I have used a fab image called Bramble Blossom available here
I have coloured with a mixture of promarkers and prisma pencils
the DP is from Dovecraft
Border is a EK success punch
all the doilies are from Cheery Lynn
Lace, pearls and flowers from stash
leaf die is a MB die
butterflies are Marianne dies
sentiments are computer generated

Please stop by Just Inklined tomorrow for more fab Inspiration
Have a lovely day x

Friday, 9 August 2013

Jellypark new release DT card

we have a new release at Jellypark
this image is called Boy cuddling dog available here
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils
papers are from dovecraft
bone die cut is a sizzix die
paws are a hobbycraft punch
button, twine and charms from stash
embossing folder from crafts too
sentiments from pink gem designs (top) and Pink Petticoat (bottom)

we also have a new challenge for you
the theme is cuddly wuddly and you can enter here

Thursday, 8 August 2013

Baby Balloon


This is a New Baby card A friend asked me to make

I have used Baby Balloon from Ladybugcraftsink
I used my PM's to colour
I hand stitched around the edge
the papers are from first edition and nana's nursery
border is a MS punch
ribbon, buttons, puffy heart, alphabet beads, flower and pearls from stash
fimo rocking horse made by me
heart die from Cheery Lynn
setiment tag from LOTV
other sentiment computer generated


Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Love Grows


Today I have an Anniversary card to show you
the image is from LOTV and it's a topper so already coloured
the papers are from first edition and WRS
borders are from Cheery lynn and Magnolia
pearls, ribbon and doily from stash
sentiment computer generated.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Diamond Wedding Anniversary


Today's commissioned card is for a Diamond Wedding Anniversary
I decided to use some text for this card, I see so many fab cards with just words and I wanted to give it a go.
I computer generated the sentiment and die cut them with spellbinders floral ovals
the embossing folder is from crafters companion
lace, ribbon, lace flower, pearls, brads and crystal border from stash
bell die from MB
heart dies from cheery lynn
flower die from MB

I'm quite pleased how it came out
Happy crafting x


Monday, 5 August 2013

Just Inklined to hop - Monotone


It's blog hop time at Just Inklined
The theme this month is Monotone hosted by Jak

You should have arrived from Joyce's blog
I have used this gorgeous image called Baby Line available here
colouring medium is Promarkers
I embellished the bunny with fun flock
The papers are from Forever friends
train border is a MS punch
ribbon and pearls from stash
sentiment circle from PGD
sentiment strip from PP
fimo bear I made myself

next on the hop is Karen J
don't forget to leave a comment as there are spot prizes along the hop
Happy crafting x

I am entering this card into the following challenge


Saturday, 3 August 2013

All the best chalkboard


Today's DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called All the best chalkboard available here
colouring medium is promarkers and a little prisa pencil
papers are from WRS and Forever friends
border is a MS punch
twine, button and card candi from stash
sentiments are computer generated and the sentiment strip is from pink petticoat

Friday, 2 August 2013

Summer Girl


Love these cute summer images from Mo Manning
this one is called Summer Girl available here
coloured in with promarkers
the papers are from echo park called paradise beach
beach border is a punch from ek success
sentiment is from Whimsy
buttons, ribbon and starfish bead from stash

Have a lovely day



Football Alf


Today I have another Footie card and I have used this fab image from Digistamp Boutique called Football Alf available here
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
distress ink for the sky
paper is computer generated by me
spotty paper is from Dovecraft
border is a MS punch
card candi, ribbon and word tiles from stash
sentiment computer generated
footballs are stamped.

I am entering this card into the Digistamp Boutique August customer competition

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Shoes


Todays card is using an image from the new La Pashe Cd rom something for everyone available here
this image is already coloured in
The papers are from dovecraft
border is a MS punch
lace, doilies, flowers, pearls and photo corner from stash
bottom sentiment comes with image
bottom sentiment is computer generated


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