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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

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Happy Birthday Dad


It's my Dad's birthday next week 
and this is the card I made him
 have used a topper from the mens camden town cd rom from Crafter's Companion
this is a fab retro cd rom I love it
the papers are off cuts which I'm trying to use up
all the embellishments are from my stash
i have used alphabet stamps and tiles for the sentiments

Friday, 30 January 2015

Happy 30th Birthday


This is a card I made for one of my customers
The image is from the sugar and spice cd rom at Crafters Companion
I have to say I think this is my favourite cd rom at the moment
the images are so girly
I have printed on to watercolour card for a luxury feel
papers are from first edition 
lace, ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
circle sentiment from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 25 January 2015

50th


Today's card made for one of my customers
I've used a topper from LOTV
papers are from Kanban and LOTV
sentiment is computer generated
embellishments from stash

Saturday, 24 January 2015

First Birthday


Morning lovely peeps
This is a card I made for one of my lovely customers
Image is from LOTV toddlers art pad
papers from LOTV and Kanban
die cuts from Dienamics
border is a tonic punch
senti,ent frpm Pink gem designs
lace - ribbon - pearls - doily & flowers from stash

Friday, 23 January 2015

Cuddly Buddly Dt card - Making cake


Hello peeps
today I'm sharing my 2nd DT card for January for Cuddly Buddly
this fab image is called Making Cake available here 
I've used SN pens to colour
LG5 - JG5 - DR3 - DR5 - DR6 - DR7 - CG1 - CG2 - CG3 - EB2 - EN5 - EB6
I have also die cut some Aida in to circles
all the embellishments are from my stash 

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Wellington


I have another wellington to share today from the sunny days cd rom
I have used papers from LOTV
some vellum
printed on to watercolour card
pearls and buttons from stash
xx

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Wellington football


Hi peeps
I have been buying some new craft cd's to build my collection and I have got them at great prices
this is an image from the wellington cd rom
I have printed on to water colour card for a luxury feel
die cuts from dienamics
buttons and twine from stash

Monday, 19 January 2015

Super Striker


Hi peeps
sorry for the lack of posts, I am so so busy with DT work which I cannot wait to share with you
this is a card I made for a friends little bot
the image is a topper from LOTV
die cut stars made with Aida and MB dies
sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 16 January 2015

Mimi goes tandem


Hi peeps
today I'm sharing a card I had published in Making cards magazine
I have used a stamp from Penny Black called Tandem for two
I have coloured in with SN pens and pencils
I have used papers from First edition
memory box heart border
sentiment from WRS
flowers from WOC


Your February is edition packed full of inspiring projects, shopping pages and competition prizes as well DOUBLE THE AMOUNT OF FREE QUALITY CRAFT PAPERS - 32 instead of the usual 16. OUT NOW!!!



Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Thank you card



My Mother in law passed away just before Christmas
and my Father in law wanted me to make a thank you card for the Funeral director
This is what I came up with x

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Valentine


Hi peeps today I'm sharing a Valentine card
these fab masculine toppers I got in the Hobbycraft sale last year 
all the embellishments are from my stash
sentiments from hunkydory x


Sunday, 11 January 2015

Crafters companion sneaky peak - Tweedies




My share today is another of my Abigail Mill's Tweedies
launching on create and craft on the 12th of January
I absolutely love the images on this cd
this one is from the topper companions section
I've made a gatefold card this time
I have printed on to neenah solar white card
buttons and card candi from stash

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Crafter's companion sneak peak - Tweedies


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing a sneak peak from the new Abigail Mill's Tweedies Cd rom Launching on C & C on the 12th of January
this card is from the frame section
I have printed on to  water colour card for an expensive feel
I cut the image out with a circle die and then 3D'd the frame up
tags and sentiment also on the cd
lace - ribbon and flowers from stash
fab for quick cards
I love this cd a lot, there are some fab images on there

Crafter's companion sneak peak - Tweedies




Hi peeps, You are going to love this new Abigail Mill's Tweedies cd rom from crafters companion 
there are some lush images on it, these are from the card companions section
I've made an 8x8 card and matching tag
I have printed on to watercolour card, I prefer this as the images look luxurious
I have also used Kraft card and black card
sentiment is on the cd too
all other embellishments from my stash.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Cheers to you


Hi peeps 
I'm sharing a Birthday card made for one of my customers
the topper is from the special birthday topper kit from Crafters Companion
the papers are from LOTV
die cuts from Dienamics
Buff card from Papermill direct
raffia and button and dew drops from stash

Altered photo frame


Today I'm sharing a photo frame I have altered
I quite enjoyed doing it too, I definately need to do more of this
xx

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Cuddly buddly DT card - Garden Friends


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my first DT card of January for Cuddly Buddly
thus fab image is called Garden Friends
coloured with SN pens and pencils
I've teamed with this fab scene from the Garden Vignettes digi papers
whuch I've printed on to water colour paper for a textured effect
twine and button from stash.

Crafters companion sneakie peak - Tweedies


I'm sharing a this card made using the fab new cd rom from crafters companion
it's called Tweedies by Abigail Mills
I have used water colour card to print the image from the fabric companion section
I've used coredinations with the embossing folder is called floral frenzy and I have sanded with the sanding block
I've used flowers from the cd rom and the fringe flower quilling dies in large and small

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Wonderful Granddaughter


Hi me lovelies
I've made this card for a friends Granddaughter 
I have used the sugar & spice cd rom from crafters companion 
I've printed on to watercolour paper for a luxurious feel
papers from LOTV
butterflies are a MS punch
doilies, flowers and lace from stash
sentiments computer generated

Monday, 5 January 2015

Sporty


Loved making this wee card for a friend
this image is called Sporty from stampavie I don't think it's available to buy anymore
I have coloured in with Sn pens
Bear - EB2 - GB8 - GB10 - blender
ball - DR3 - DR5
little blade BP made on computer
other BP left over scraps
sentiment computer generated
football die from Marianne
football embossing folder from crafts too
buttons and ribbon from stash

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Bebunni Birthday


Hi me lovelies I'm sharing a Bebunni floral card today
I've used a gorgeous image from the fabric companion section on the cd rom, I've printed off onto water colour card for an expensive finish, the papers and border are also on the cd and these have been printed onto neenah solar white
sentiment made using the verse writer on the cd and I've matted to centura pearl hint of silver
butterfly die available here
pearls - lace - ribbon - flowers from stash

Saturday, 3 January 2015

crossword


Hello
Today I'm sharing a card made with one of the new Lapashe images from the best of La Pashe 2014
this one is called Crossword, because I wanted it a bit more feminine I have used papers from LOTV
sentiment computer generated 
die cut flowers from Sue wilson
lace, flowers, doilies and pearls from stash

hope you like x

Friday, 2 January 2015

Fitness girl


Hello crafty peeps
a change from Christmas cards today
This is fitness girl from Redonkadoodles
coloured in with SN pens and pencils
papers are from LOTV and first edition
border is a tonic punch
flowers, pearls, doilies, lace from stash
sentiment computer generated

apologies for piccy its a bit blurred

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Happy Birthday to you


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing a card made with the special birthday topper kit from Crafter's Companion
papers are from LOTV
sentiments from LOTV
ribbon, pearls, butterflies, doilies and flowers from stash

love how this turned out x
thanks for stopping by 

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