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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

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Sweet Birthday Wishes


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing a sweet puppy card
Image from Craftsuprint
paw stamp from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Mr & Mrs


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a wedding card today
I have used an image from Silhouette 
papers from first edition
sentiments from stash

thanks for stopping by 

Monday, 29 August 2016

Wedding wishes


I'm sharing another of my wedding cards
I've used a pink and silver theme on this one 
Image is from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV and first edition
all the embellishments from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Tulips


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my make for Mo's dream team
I just love colouring flowers
this one is called More Tulips available here
I've kept it CAS
I used my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour

CR2 - CR4 - LY1 - OR1 - JG2 - JG3 - LG3 - IB1 - BLENDER
11 - 30 - 59 - 89 - 120

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 26 August 2016

Wedding Wishes


I have made a lot of wedding cards this month
this one is for a customer
I've used a hunkydory topper
papers are from Nitwits
name cut on my scan n cut
sentiments from pink petticoat 

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Happy 18th


I have a girly 18th card to share
I've used the ladies camden town cd rom
embossing folder from crafters companion
18 cut on my scan n cut
flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Happy Birthday Mum


I have a floral creation to share
I've used Hunkydory again 
I can't do without these fab little books at the mo
I've used papers from lotv
mum cut on my scan n cut
sentiments from stash
pearls from stash 

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 22 August 2016

21st Birthday


I have a mans card to share
I've used my mens camden town cd rom
matted to black card to make it pop
sentiment is computer generated 
21 cut on my scan n cut
buttons from stash 

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Butterflies


Hi me lovelies
I have a sweet butterfly card to share
I've used a hunkydory topper from the little book of pearl
papers from LOTV
embossing folder & word die from crafters companion
flowers and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Shoes


Hi me lovelies
I have a sassy card to share 
I have used a fab image I found on craftsuprint 
I've matted to some glossy black card
sentiment is computer generated
50 cut on my scan n cut
clay rose made by me

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 19 August 2016

Cool Christmas for Crafters Companion


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing my last sample for the Nordic show which was on Hochanda
I have used cool Christmas
coloured with my spectrum noir sparkle pens
I have used christmas jumper and nordic weave embossing folder 
thanks for stopping by xx


Happy Birthday Hubby


Hi me lovelies
I have a mans card to share for one of my lovely customers
I have used a hunkydory topper and papers from poundland and lotv
thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Santa's Delivery for Crafter's Companion


I'm back with another Nordic sample
I am loving the blues at the minute
I've just stamped santa's delivery in blue memento ink and fussy cut around the image
I've used fairisle embossing folder
frames are from crealies

thanks for stopping by xx

Blog hop for Mo's Dream Team


Hi crafty friends
It's bloghop time at Mo's
the theme chosen by Gretha is winter in August


I have used Irma and Vieno available here

you should have arrived from Julies Blog

here's the hop in order


 and back to the Dream Team Blog here

pop on over to Debby's  blog for more inspiration 

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 enjoy hopping



Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Reindeer forest for Crafters Companion


Afternoon peeps
I have another Nordic creation to share
this time I've used the reindeer forest embossing folder on water colour card
put sheena drawing gum in random places, then coloured with my Spectrum Sparkle pens over the top, when dry I rubbed the gum off to reveal the white underneath, I then added some empire gold gilding wax around the edge.
finished off wit the lavish ribbon and a few pearls and stars

thanks for stopping by xx

Congratulations


I am sharing a congratulations card today
I have used a topper from Hunkydory 
CAS and took about 10 mins xx

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Bebe for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I have my Tuesday Inspiration for Sugar Nellie
This week we are showcasing Digi stamps
I have used this cute stamp called Bebe available here


I've used my Spectrum Noir pens to colour

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - TB1 - TB2 - TB3 - CR2

tag and hearts cut with my scan n cut

thanks for stopping by xx


Monday, 15 August 2016

Santa's Delivery for Crafter's Companion


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a Christmas card I designed for the Nordic shows on Hichanda for Crafter's Companion
this fab stamp set is called Santa's delivery
coloured in with my Spectrum Noir sparkle pens 
I've used reindeer forest embossing folder

thanks for stopping by xx

Happy Birthday


I'm sharing a CAS Birthday card
I have used my scraps up on this card 
the topper & sentiment is from Hunkydory
clay flower made by me 

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 14 August 2016

Dainty dancing


Hi peeps
I'm sharing this cute ballerina card today
I have used a topper from LOTV but she is available as a stamp here
the card base, number, matt and layers are all cut on my scan n cut
I also cut round the image with it too
sentiment is computer generated
pearls from stash xx

Summer Boy for Mo's Dream Team


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing my make for Mo's Dream Team
This cute guy is called Summer Boy available here
I've used papers from Poundland
I've coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - EB2 -CG3 - DG2 - IB2 - OR1 
24 - 32 - 54 - 58 - 108 - 110 - 120

STAR DIES FROM TONIC
dew drops and sentiment from stash

thanks for stopping by xx



Saturday, 13 August 2016

Happy Wedding Day


Hi peeps
I am sharing a wedding card today
I've used a hunkydory topper
the colour scheme wanted was cerise pink and grey
I've used my Spectrum Noir markers to colour the hearts
papers from LOTV
sentiments computer generated 

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 12 August 2016

Happy Wedding Day


Hi peeps I'm sharing a wedding card
I've used a hunkydory topper
embossalicious folder 
and I've used my scan n cut for the wording xx 

thanks for stopping by xxx

Out of this world


Hi peeps
I am sharing a cute monster today for our Anything goes challenge at Spectrum Noir
This image is from Pollycraft and is now retired
I have used my Spectrum Noir pencils to colour 

57 - 59 - 16 - 18

papers from BoBunny
die cuts from crealies

thanks for stopping by xx



Thursday, 11 August 2016

Nordic Christmas


Hi peeps I'm sharing a card designed for the spectrum Noir shows for Crafters Companion on Hochanda recently
I've used Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens from the Spring summer set and the metallics set
and the christmas jumper nordic embossing folder

thanks for stopping by xx


Thank you


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a CAS thank you card 
I have used tattered lace, crealies and Lawn fawn dies
image from LOTV
pearls from the fab Brenda Exeter on FB

thanks for stopping by 

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Golden Wedding


I have a golden wedding card to share 
I have used hunkydory for the topper
papers from Kanban and poundland
crochet flowers made by me 
wooden embellishments from stash
sentiments from LOTV (circle) and computer generated 

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Hey little birdie for Sugar Nellie


Hi me lovelies
I have my Tuesday inspiration for Sugar Nellie
we are showcasing Christmas this week
I have used Hey little birdie available here


I have used dies from Cealies, Lawn fawn and crafter's companion
coloured with my Spectrum Noir pens and blendable pencils

TB1 - FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - EB1 - FS8 
30 - 66 - 73 - 101 - 110

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX




Monday, 8 August 2016

Squirrel Noel for LOTV


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing my make for LOTV's August challenge Anything goes
I have used this adorable new Digi stamp called Squirrel Noel
die cuts from sizzix, crealies and tattered lace
I've used my Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils 

IB1 - FS1 - CR2 - EB2 - IG2 - BLENDER
Antracite - charcoal brown - aegean blue - dove grey 
108 - 11- 9 - 120
sparkle pens sterling silver - clear and moonstone


Sunday, 7 August 2016

Shirts & Aftershave


I'm sharing a mans card today
I've used the mens Camden Town cd rom
star dies from tonic
dew drops and buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Stepper card


I am sharing a Christmas stepper card 
so easy to put together
papers from LOTV
gems and ribbons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 5 August 2016

Beach Babe


I have a summery card to share using my hunkydory seaside kit
raffia and roses from stash

thanks for stopping by xx 

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Cheers


Hi peeps
I have a mens card to share using a topper from the mens camden town CD-ROM
stitched dies from crealies

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

MDF Clock


Hi peeps
I have a clock to share today
I've used a blank MDF clock shape available here
and the stencil available here
I have used Pebeo paint 
I've used Sheena wild rose stamp & Flying colours stamp
coloured with Spectrum Noir Aqua watercolour pens
Purple - Moss - Teal

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Happy Birthday Sister


Evening peeps
I've made a card for a Sister today
I just love how it turned out
my fav card this year so far
I have used Hunkydory for this one

thanks for stopping by xx

A little bit of gossip for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
 I have my share for Sugar Nellie to share today
we are using flowers on our projects this week
I have used a little bit of Gossip available here
dies from Magnolia and Joy 

coloured in with spectrum noir pens and pencils 

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - GT1 - GT2 - LY1 - LY2 - LG3 - DR3 - GB3 - TN1 - BLACK
8 - 13 - 21 - 30 - 58 - 108 - 110
Spectrum Noir sparkle pen clear

thanks for stopping by xx


Monday, 1 August 2016

Christmas Bauble


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a stepper card
I have used the new traditional christmas sara signature dies and A4 luxury paper pack
ribbons and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

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