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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

Monday, 28 December 2015

Jesse sneaky peak


Ain't this just the sweetest image Jesse from Mo's
I have coloured in with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils
FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 89 - HB1 - HB2 - 70 - EB1 - GB8 - 108

THIS GORGEOUS IMAGE WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON XX


Sunday, 27 December 2015

1st Christmas


I made this card for My Daughter and her Boyfriend as it's their first christmas together
I've used a Hunkydory topper and papers from First edition and LOTV
ribbon and pearls from stash
xxxx

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Mo's Dream Team favourite make


Hi peeps I hope everyone has had a fab Christmas
Mo asked us to share a favourite make
and this is mine
I adore this image and really love how this card came out

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Merry Christmas Fiancee


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a card made for one of my lovely customers
I have used this sassy dress topper from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV
sentiments also from Hunkydory
border is a cheery lynn die
flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by 

Monday, 21 December 2015

Happy Christmas Mum


I have a sweet Christmas card today
again from Hunkydory
so wasy to put together
poinsettias and pearls from stash

xxxxx

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Mam & Dad


What a lovely image for a Mam & Dad
it's from Hunkydory of course
as is the card
sentiment is computer generated
flower and pearls from stash

xxxx

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Winter Fairy Pyry for Mo's Clubhouse


I have a cute little fairy to share today 
This is Winter Fairy Pyry from Mo Manning
I have used a stepper card and papers from forever friends
coloured with my Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils
FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - TB1 - IG2 - 89 - 70 - 115
snowflake die from Die'sire
pearls from stash
sentiment from hunkydory

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 18 December 2015

Christmas presents


I have finally finished my Christmas card orders
I am always relieved, I can relax now and enjoy christmas
I have used Hunkydory topper 
the papers are from crafters companion
sentiment is computer generated
ribbon and flowers from stash
Tonic glitter drops

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Walking in a winter wonderland


Just love how this card turned out
I've used a topper and card from Hunkydory
ribbon, flower and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Enjoy a stylish season


I love this sassy image
just perfect for a Sister
from Hunkydory
I've added a christmas flower and some pearls

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 14 December 2015

Happy 2nd birthday


Hi peeps I Have a 2nd birthday card to share 
I have used a hunkydory topper
papers are from LOTV
balloon dies from Whimsy
circle dies from Memory box
sentiments are computer generated
buttons and twine from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Card and Gift box set for LOTV's Design Collective


Hi peeps
I have a little card and gift box set to share for LOTV's Design Collective
I have used my tattered lace hexagon box die set and the honetcombe die and hexagon matted dies
the image is from a LOTV Art pad

hope you like xx



Bullfinch


I just love these christmas birds from Hunkydory
just fab for male christmas cards
the sentiment is computer generated
poinsettias from stash

xx

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Door with wreath for Mo's clubhouse


Hi crafty peeps
I have my weekly card for Mo's Clubhouse to share
I have used a favourite image of mine called Door with wreath
I've used papers from first edition silent night
die cut trees from Magnolia
coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils and clear sparkle pen
25 - 59 - 108 - 110 - 113 - 115 - 120

thanks for stopping by xx

Bird House


Hello peeps
I'm sharing my card designed for Spectrum Noir's December challenge CAS
I have used a WRS stamp called Bird house
coloured on to Kraft card with Spectrum Noir pencils
 001 - 23 - 26 - 45 - 46 - 50 - 74 
and a touch of empire gold gilding wax 
thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 11 December 2015

Penguin christmas


I have a cutie Christmas card to share today
This fab little topper is from Hunkydory
snowflakes from Diesire 
trims, buttons, twine from stash
sentiment computer generated
Tonic glitter drops for the centre of the snowflakes

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Purrfect Love for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
It's my turn to share some inspiration for Sugar Nellie
this cute stamp is called Purrfect Love available here
I've used a crafts too embossing folder called snowflake banner
sentiment is from Hunkydory
snowflake dies are from Cheery lynn
I've used tumbled glass Tim Holtz ink and silver gilding wax on the edges
coloured in with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils
TB1 - BG2 - BG3 - BG6 - FS1 - 30 - 71 - 89 - 119 - 120

Spectrum Noir Sparkle for Crafters Companion




Hi peeps I'm sharing my samples
made for the Spectrum Noir sparkle show on create and craft today at 8am 
I just can't tell you how much I love these pens but i can't get a good picture showing the sparkle
it is amazing
These are a must addition to your craft room xx

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Love Birds


I have another Christmas card to share today
It's a Hunkydory topper again
papers from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated
die cut from Marianne
lace, trim and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Posy Trio for Lili of the valley


Hi peeps
I am sharing my Design collective card for LOTV
I have used this fab Posy Trio stamp
I've used Die'sire create a card die Daisy Dreams on Kraft card

I have coloured with my Spectrum Noir pencils
15 - 26 - 65 - 71 - 101 - 108

Christmas Robin


I have another Christmas card to share
I just love this sweet image
I've added die cuts from dienamics, Memory box, penny black and magnolia
flowers, card candi and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by x



Monday, 7 December 2015

Makey Bakey mice


I'm sharing a CAS makey bakey mice christmas card today
I think this took about 10 minutes to make 

hope you like xx

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Birthday Wishes


I have a Birthday card to share today
I have used my Hunkydory kit for this one
papers are from LOTV and docrafts
flowers from stash

hope you like 

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Maggie with penguin for Mo Clubhouse


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my make for Mo's clubhouse
I made this card for our challenge 
this fab image is called Maggie with penguin available here
I've used my spectrum noir pens and pencils to colour
die cuts from dienamics, robert adams and anna griffin
papers from docrafts
sentiment from Kanban
Tonic Nuvo glitter drops



Friday, 4 December 2015

Flights of fantasy Morgan Fitzsimmons for Crafters Companion


I am just loving these Morgan Fitzsimmons images from the Flights of fantasy cd rom
I've used papers from the cd too with light printable card
matted onto black card

FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - EB2 - GB8 - GB10 - BT2 - BT4 - BT5 - BT6 - HB2 - LV2 - Blender




Carol Singers


I've gone a bit vintage on this card
This topper is from last years craftinator from Hunkydory
I've added some lace and ribbon
flowers and pearls from stash

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Morgan Fitzsimmons for Crafters Companion


Hi peeps I'm sharing a Morgan Fitzsimmons creation today for Crafters Companion
This image is on the Flights of fantasy cd rom which you can buy here
die cuts are from Crea'lies
coloured with my Spectrum Noir pens
CT2 - LY1 - LY2 - CG2 - CG4 - DG3 - FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - EB2 - GB10 - TN2

thanks for stopping by xx

Birthday Wishes


I have a birthday card to share today
I love this bright and cheery paper and image from Hunkydory
I have used die cuts from Dienamics and crafters companion
lace and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Flights of fantasy Morgan Fitzsimmons for Crafters Companion


I have another stunning image to share with you today designed for Crafters Companion
This fab image is on the Flights of fantasy cd rom from Morgan Fitzsimmons
I've used a sheena embossing folder 
I made the card base using a Crealies stitched die
oval die is from Tonic
coloured with spectrum noir pens on neenah solar white

TN2 - FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - CR2 - FS6 - PL3 - BP6 - PP2 - CG2 - CG4 - EB2 - GB8 - GB10



Dashing through the snow


I just love this image
I think this card took about 20 minutes to make
that's the beauty of Hunkydory

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Flights of fantasy for Crafters Companion


Hi peeps
I have another flights of fantasy from Morgan Fitzsimmons cd rom for Crafters Companion
I've used die'sire create a card die garden party
I've used rose plaid embossing folder on centura pearl hint of silver
coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens on neenah solar white
FS1 - FS4 - FS8 -TN2 - TB1 - BG7 - CR2 - CR6 - DR1 - CG2 - CG4 - black

thanks for stopping by 

Poinsettia


I have gone for less traditional colours on this Christmas card
topper from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV
die cuts from Dienamics and Tonic
flowers and pearls from stash
xx

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