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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

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

High Flyer for Sugar Nellie


Hi crafty friends
I have my Tuesday Inspiration to share for Sugar Nellie
we are sharing Home grown images this week
I have used High Flyer avalable here


I've used my Spectrum Noir blendable pencils to colour 
and teamed with cloud backing paper from Nitwits 

1 - 8 - 25 - 58 - 59 - 61 - 66 - 70 - 106 - 112 - 116 - 118 - 120

Many Thanks for stopping by 

xxxxx


Monday, 30 May 2016

Spring Bouquet for Cuddly Buddly


Hi crafty friends
I am sharing a floral creation today 
designed for Cuddly Buddly 
This digi is called Spring Bouquet available here
I've used patchwork of papers yellow available here
and the sentiments available here

I've used my Spectrum Noir Aqua blend pencils
Nutmeg - Pesto green - Banana - Petunia - Oak - Plum Red - wild orchid - carrot - cherry - cypress - soft red - pineapple - currant - sky blue - deep blue - elderberry - papaya - Bright green

thanks for stopping by xx

Batman


As soon as I saw him i had to buy him
I am loving these super hero characters from Janet at Pink Gem Designs
this one is called Super hero Andy available here
matted to black card
bottom sentiment is from LOTV
banner die cut from Tonic

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Happy Father's Day


Hi me lovelies
I have a father's day card to share
I've used papers from Poundland. Kanban and LOTV
Kraft card to matt and layer
sentiment stamp is from Woodware 
fathers day die from joanna sheen
star die from Tonic and I've used sara davis signature mens embossing folder pop dotty on these for some texture
sentiment strip from hobby craft
square die from crealies
dew drops from stash

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Stamp it Saturday for Mo's Dream Team

Hi peeps
I have a mens card to share for Stamp it Saturday
where we get to share a Penny Black stamp
this fab guy is called Oscar 40306 available here
also available as a digi stamp from Mo's digital pencil called Introducing Oskar
I've used papers from Docrafts
Tonic star dies
crealies stitched rectangle dies
I've coloured on Neenah desert storm with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

FS1 - FS4 - IG2 - TB1 - EB1 
70 - 89 - 108 - 110 - 119 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX

Friday, 27 May 2016

Congratulations


Hi me lovelies
I have really struggled with this card
I got asked to make a card for the new Lord Mayor of Sheffield
and it filled me with dread
I sat and thought about what I could do 
and this is what I came up with
I hope she likes it
xx

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Bear Tag designed for Cuddly Buddly


Hi peeps
I am sharing a wee tag designed for Cuddly Buddly
I've used sizzix tag dies
memory box star border die
I've coloured with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils
TB1 - TB3 - LY1 - 70 - 108

these tags are ideal to use up scraps from your scrap box xx

thanks for stopping by xx

New Baby


Hi peeps
i am sharing a new baby card
I love making them 
this fun stamp is from Rubber stampede called Baby
I've used dies from Marianne design and crealies
papers from Nana's nursery
sentiment from Hunkydory
embellishments from stash
coloured in with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

CG1 - FS1 - Fs4 - 30 - 56 - 58 - 89

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Mr & Mrs


I have a wedding card to share
I love white on white so crisp
this fab sentiment is from Digistamp boutique called wedding word art 
I can see me using this a lot 
embossing folder from crafters companion
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
other sentiment is computer generated
hearts die from Memory box
pearls and ribbon from stash 

I'm entering this card into May's competition at Digistamp boutique

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Best Day Ever


Hi peeps
I have a wedding card to share
I've used a stamping bella stamp called I Do on Neenah solar white
and coloured with Spectrum Noir colour blend pencils
   Vanilla - Paprika - Sandbar Brown - Antique Rose - Fushia - Seal Grey - Rockpool - Black

papers from LOTV

Happy 18th Birthday


I just love the hunkydory little books
perfect for quick cards
this is the new special ages book
papers from LOTV 
sentiment also from Hunkydory
dew drops from stash


Monday, 23 May 2016

Mum


Hi peeps
I have a card made for a Mum to share
I've used my Spectrum Noir Aqua pens to stamp the sentiment from Papermania
rose pink and purple
the dies are from Tonic versa sunflower array panel
butterfly is a memory box die
clay flower made by me and coloured with the same colour aqua pens and CT1 for the centre
pearls from stash.

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Big Guy's Garden for Mo's Dream team


Hi peeps
I have my inspiration for Mo's Dream team to share
I have used Big Guy's Garden available here
papers are from Docrafts
die cuts are from MFT dienamics and sizzix
I've used Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour with
TN1 - TN2 - TN3 - EB1 - EB3 - IG1 - IG5 - IB1 - FS1 - FS4 - LG3 - DR3 
8 - 28 - 59 - 89 - 110 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX

Saturday, 21 May 2016

New Baby Boy


I can share this card now 
as my friend has received it
It's for her new Son Rory
I've used my tattered lace congratulations die
button embossalicious embossing folder
LOTV papers
sentiment is computer generated
hearts and buttons from stash 

thanks for stopping by xx

Butterfly bunny


I have a sweet bunny to share
this is a topper from the LOTV Ebay outlet
I've used papers from docrafts
doily - paper - pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 20 May 2016

I only drink wine


Hello peeps
I have a fun card to share
made for a customer
i have used this fab image from Bugaboo available here
papers are from LOTV (no longer available)
Die cuts from crealies and tattered lace
coloured with my Spectrum Noir Alcohol pens and blendable pencils
CR2 - CR4 - CR6 - FS1 - FS4 - EB1 - EB2 - DR6 - DR7
8 - 89 - 108 - 110

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Blog hop for Mo's Dream Team - Vintage


Hi peeps
it's blog hop time at Mo's and the theme chosen by Vili is vintage


I have used Prom S available here 
I've coloured with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens & blendable pencils

you should have arrived from Julie's blog

here's the hop in order

   Vili - Anneke - Kaly -  Gretha - Julie - Gaynor - Debby - Lou - Hellen - Becky

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 enjoy hopping


Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Footie at forty


I have a sporty card to share
I've used Hunkydory for the image
papers from LOTV
40 cut on my portrait
sentiment from Hunkydory

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Little Ducky for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
we are sharing a lot of Gorjuss this week at Sugar Nellie
This cutie is called Little Ducky available here


I've used papers from Docrafts
big spot embossing folder from crafters companion
tag dies from Sizzix
bubble die from Memory box
coloured in with spectrum noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

OR1 - CG1 - CT1 - TN1 - FS1 - FS4 
8 - 13 - 19 - 56 - 58 - 61 - 66 - 108 - 110

thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 15 May 2016

to both of you


Hi peeps
I am sharing a card for an anniversary
I have used some bargain tonic dies i got in a sale
square base affections and both of you heart die set
i've used papers from first edition
ribbon, pearls and lace form stash

I am entering this card into the Tonic Challenge here

thanks for stopping by xx

Happy 21st birthday


Hi peeps 
I am sharing a 21st birthday card today 
I'm trying to use up my hunkydory kits
I've used an A4 card for this one
I've added some lace burlap, flowers and pearls 
dies are tattered lace pindot rectangles
embossalicious folder
crealies stitched dies
numbers were cut on my portrait

thanks for stopping by


Saturday, 14 May 2016

Surelle for Spectrum Noir


Hi peeps
I am sharing one of the scruffy little kitten digi stamps today
this cutie is called Surelle available here
I've used sara's signature collection Indulgence die
I've used the Scruffy little kitten cd rom for the papers 
Kraft card to mat and layer
Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour

FS1 * FS4 * TN3 * TB1 * TB3 * IB1 * DR1 * TN1 * EB1 * CG2 * PP1 * 33 * 37 * 42 * 59 * 89 *108 * 110 * 119 * 120
and I've used tutorial adding depth using a black pencil
which is here if you want to check it out

thanks for stopping by 


Thursday, 12 May 2016

Happy 80th Mum


Hi everyone
I'm sharing a 80th birthday card 
I've used Hunkydory on this card 
lace and pearls from stash
clay flowers made by me 
mum sentiment die from Tonic 

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

happy 16th


Hi peeps
i have a 16th birthday card to share
I've used Camden Town male cd rom from crafters companiom 
xcut star die
buttons from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Fairy Cakes for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I have my Tuesday Inspiration for Sugar Nellie
This little cutie is called Fairy Cakes available here



I've used my tattered lace pindot circles to matt and layer
papers from Docrafts
ribbons, lace and pearls from stash
coloured in with Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

PP1 - CR2 - CR4 - CR6 - CR8 - BT1 - LY1 - FS1 - FS4 - EB1 
17 - 32 - 63 - 101 - 108 - 120

THANKS FOR STOPPING BY XX


Monday, 9 May 2016

Happy Anniversary


Hi peeps
I made a card with a recycled image from a card I just couldn't throw away
papers from crafters companion
embellishments from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Daisy for Mo's Dream Team


Hi peeps
I have my inspiration to share for Mo's Dream Team
I have used this sweet girl called Daisy available here
I've used papers from First edition and DCWV
sentiment is from Hunkydory
I've used my Spectrum Noir pens and pencils to colour

FS1 - FS4 - TN3 - EB1 - EB2 - CT1 
31 - 58 - 84 - 89 - 107 - 108 - 110

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Have a wonderful Day


As you can see I'm still obsessed with my Moonbeam meadow cd rom
this is one of the card companions
matted on to kraft card 
lace and pearls to finish
just love this colour combination
quick and easy crafting xx

Friday, 6 May 2016

May LOTV challenge


Hi me lovelies
we have a brand new challenge for you at LOTV

we have used this sketch created by Jen Nelson


I have used Millie Flower power
and coloured with my Spectrum Noir Aqua blend watercolour pencils on watercolour card

Aqua - Ruby - Dove Grey - Ebony - Nutmeg - Grapefruit - Straw - Lagoon - Petunia - Bison - Banana

I hope you will join us

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Happy Fathers Day


I have a CAS Fathers day card
This cutie is on the Moonbeam meadow cdrom from Crafters Companion
I've used the textures rain embossing folder
clay embellishments made by me
sentiment from Hunkydory

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Summer Smiles for Sugar Nellie


Hi peeps
I am posting my Tuesday Inspiration for Sugar Nellie
this cutie is called Summer Smiles available here


I've used Marianne dies for the border and flowers
pearlss and nuvo drops from stash

coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils

LY1 - TB1 - CT1 - FS1 - FS4 - TN3 
19 - 20 - 36 - 66 - 70 - 89 -  108 - 110

teal spectrum aqua pen for the flowers

thanks for stopping by xx



Monday, 2 May 2016

Gift Tag


I have a sweet tag to share
I've used neutral colours
and lots of texture

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Sweet Baby



I just can't stop creating with Moonbeam Meadow everyday CDrom
This cute little bunny is just so adorable 
I've used neenah solar white to print on to
pearls are from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

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