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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

Sunday, 31 January 2016

No glue box notelet set for crafters companion


Hi peeps 
I have another DT make using the fab new A country life cd rom from crafters companion

I have made a no glue box and notelet set
so quick and easy to put together
I printed onto centura pearl for a luxury feel

thanks for stopping by xx

Footie


Today's card is football themed
I have used a topper from Hunkydory 
papers from dovecraft
sentiments from LOTV and hunkdory
button and teine from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 30 January 2016

A country life sneaky peak for Crafters companion


Here's another of my sneaky peaks for the new cd rom from Crafter's Companion
this is the perfect man's image
here's what I used
fabric companion design 6 - design paper 7 colour 3 - sentiment design 2 - black card - Kraft card - light printable card - ultimate pro - collall tacky glue - collall 3d glue gel


thanks for stopping by

ewe make my heart smile for cuddly buddly


I am back sharing a card I designed for Cuddly Buddly
I have decided to to use a double side stepper card 
the cute image is called Ewe make me smile
papers are called A portfolio of papers olive
coloured in with spectrum noir pens and pencils
EB1 - EB2 - EB3
flowers from stash
dies from memory box 

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 29 January 2016

Sneaky peak - A country life for crafters companion



Hi peeps I have another sneaky peak
from A country life cd rom from crafters companion
I'm just loving this cd rom
I have used 


Blendable companion design 3 - design paper 7 colour 1 - centura pearl hint of silver - light printable card - Black card - collall 3s glue - collall tacky glue - Ulimate pro

thanks for stopping by 

Thursday, 28 January 2016

A country life sneaky peak for Crafters Companion




Hi peeps 
I have a sneaky peak to share
for Crafters Companion 
this fab new cd rom is called A country life
I've used light printable card to print my elements
embellishments from stash

here are the show times


thanks for stopping by xx

Love is in the air for cuddly buddly


I have my DT card for Cuddly Buddly to share today
I've used Love is in the air available here
the papers are called a patchwork of papers red
die cuts from Marianne and memory box
I've coloured with my spectrum noir pens and pencils

TB1 - TB3 - 70
CR1 - CR4 - 28

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

A saucer of milk


Hi me lovelies
I have my second DT card for LOTV

I have used A saucer of milk rubber stamp
sentiment is from a LOTV set 
coloured in with my spectrum Noir pens and pencils 

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - TN2 - 89
Hair - TB1 - 117 - 120
Dress - LG4 - LG5 - 48
cat - IG1 - 117 - 120
socks & bowl - CR1 - 40

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

CC inspiration magazine issue 6


here's my last share from the crafters inspiration magazine issue 9
so quick and easy to make quick cards
I've used the Downton abbey section of the free cd
printed on to light printable card and matted on to black card

thanks for stopping by xx




Monday, 25 January 2016

CC inspiration magazine issue 9


Hi peeps
I'm sharing another of my creations made for the new
all printed from the Downton Abbey section of the free cd rom onto light printable card
and matted to kraft card

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Baby Blanket


Hi peeps
I have my card designed for LOTV's design collective
I have used a Dutch Doobadoo baby bottle stencil
dies from Whiff of joy & memory box
buttons from stash
coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils

Skin - FS1 FS4 TN2 89
Clothes - HB1 HB2 77 BT2 BT4 IG1 63 117

thanks for stopping by xx


Shiny & New for Mo's Dream Team


Hello crafty peeps Gaynor here
I have my inspiration card to share for Mo's Dream Team
I have used this little cutie called Shiny & New available here
just love this cute baby
thanks for stopping by


Downton Abbey - CC inspiration magazine issue 9


Hi me lovelies I have another of my makes to share
from the spring edition of Crafters companion magazine issue 9
I made an Apron card using the Downton Abbey elements from the free cd rom

thanks for stopping by 

Saturday, 23 January 2016

CC inspiration magazine issue 9


Hi me lovelies 
I have another card to share designed for the new crafters companion inspiration magazine issue 9
I think this is my favourite
I've used the Downton Abbey elements from the free cd xx

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 22 January 2016

CC inspiration magazine Downton Abbey


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a creation I designed for the new Crafter's Companion Inspiration magazine issue 9 
I have used the Downton Abbey elements from the free cd rom to make a secret message card
I also used 
card candi and lace and ribbon from stash

and here is the hidden message xx


Thursday, 21 January 2016

Ruby for Sugar Nellie


Hello me lovelies
I have my DT inspiration for Sugar Nellie to share today
I have decided to use Ruby from the Gorjuss girl collection which you can buy here
I have coloured in with my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils on to neenah solar white

Skin FS1 - FS4 - TN2 - Saddle Brown - Antique rose 
Hair GB8 - Walnut - Black 
Cat BGR2 - black - stone - storm cloud 
 Swing EB1 - GB8 - black - yellow ochre
 Shoes BGR2 - storm cloud

Fence die from Magnolia 
 Grass & flower die from Cheery Lyn

thanks for stopping by xx

January Blog hop at Mo's


image - Shiny & New


Hello me lovelies
it's our first blog hop of 2016 at Mo's Dream Team
Debby chose the theme of favourite Mo image



you should have arrived here from Julie's blog

if you get lost here's the hop in order


and back to the Dream Team Blog here

there will be 2 fab $5 gift vouchers to spend in the shop 
the winners will be chosen from the comments so don't forget to comment on everyone in the hop.



thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

To a special friend


Hi everyone
I have a 50th birthday card to share today
I have used a Hunkydory topper for this one and teamed it with papers from LOTV
flowers, pearls, lace and ribbon from stash
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Happy 1st Birthday


Hi me lovelies
I have a first Birthday card to share today
I have used my new Love little book from Hunkydory and paper from LOTV
sentiments are computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 15 January 2016

Sneaky Peak for LOTV - Football trios


Hi me lovelies
I cannot tell you how happy I am to be back crafting
after doing my craft room make over

I have a sneaky peak for you
this is one of the new trios from LOTV called Football trio's
coming at the end of January

I have used Neenah Desert storm and Spectrum Noir colour blend pencils to colour
Denim Blue - Harbour Blue - Bumble Bee - Maize - Black - Snow - Grass 
Sage - Vanilla - Eggshell - Buttercup

papers are from Bo Bunny die cuts from Tattered lace and memory box
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 14 January 2016

On your Birthday


Hi peeps
I have finally got my new craft room set up and ready to craft
it's been hard work but well worth it 
I made this quick card today
I have recycled an image I couldn't bear to throw away
I've used a my new cakes galore embossing folder 
border is a cheery lynn die
flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Modern Alice for Mo Manning


Hi peeps I have another sneaky peak from Mo today
This fab image is called Modern Alice and will be available soon
I've used bits of my scrap box on this card
sentiment from LOTV

coloured with my Spectrum noir pens
FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 -89 - TB1 - TB3 - EB1 - GB2 - GB8 - IG2 - CR6

Thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Floral Lady for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I am sharing my make for SUgar Nellie
I have used this fab image called Floral lady #4
I have used my scraps up on this card one of my new year resolutions
coloured up with my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - FS8 -TN2 - 89
Hair  - GB2 - 108 - 110
Flowers - CR2 - CR6 - FS6 - FS8 - CG2 - CT1 - 17 - 28 - 30
Sky - IB1 & blender

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Spectrum Noir Challenge January - Anything Goes


We have a brand new challenge at Spectrum Noir
the theme is Anything goes
I have used a Swalk stamp called Paw Prints from Crafters Companion
Die cuts from Tattered lace and Memory box

coloured with Spectrum noir pens and pencils - Face FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 89 
Hair EB1 - 101 - 108 - 120
 Dress - HB2 - 82
 Chair - EB1 - 108 - BT4 - 63
 Cushion - FS7 - 28 
cat - IG2 - 116 - 120

thanks for stopping by x



Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Monkey for Cuddly Buddly


Hi peeps
I have my make for Cuddly Buddly today
this cutie is called Monkey available here
and I've used papers called A patchwork of papers pink available here
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Keep the faith


Hi peeps
I have a Football and Northern soul card to share today
the fab image is from the big one cd rom from la pashe
papers from LOTV
sentiments are computer generated
buttons and trim from stash

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Cheers


Happy new year 

I have a Birthday card to share 
these hunkydory toppers are fab for quick cards
and I needed this one in a hurry
just added an embossed centre for some texture 
xx

Friday, 1 January 2016

A country life sneaky peak for Crafters companion


Hello my lovelies
I am sharing another sample made from the new cd rom from Crafters Companion
called A Country Life 
I have used 

heart easel card design 5 - Die'sire butterfly die - centura pearl hint of silver - light printable card - scoremaster - collall tacky glue


thanks for stopping by

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