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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

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Well Done Blades


I thought it was appropriate to share a football card today
Last match of the season and my team Sheffield United have done us proud this season and got promotion and champions of league 1, it's been a fabulous journey

I have used this fab topper from La Pashe and teamed with papers from first edition
the word paper I made myself
sentiment from pollyanna pickering
button from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Saturday, 29 April 2017

Happy Birthday


Hi crafty friends
I have a floral card to share
I made this out of all my scraps
quick and easy
dies are from tattered lace
thanks for stopping by xx


Friday, 28 April 2017

Gone Fishing


Hi lovelies
I'm sharing a card I made for my FILs birthday
I've used a hunkydory topper
papers are from Nitwits
sentiment from Kanban

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 27 April 2017

1st Birthday


Good Morning friends
I've made a 1st birthday card today
I've used an image from LOTV
dies are drom sizzix, MFT dienamics & tattered lace
papers from LOTV
sentiments are computer generated
number made on my scan n cut
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Cosy Pram


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a New baby girl card today
I am so in love with these simply prints from LOTV 
I made the personalised backing paper myself
sentiment computer generated by me
hearts and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Take a walk on the wild side


Hi me lovelies
I have a gorgeous Giraffe card to share today
I have used my Pollyanna pickering cd rom for this one
pearls are from stash 

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 24 April 2017

Mini Cooper


Hello me lovelies
I have a mini cooper to share
this fab image is from La Pashe now known as Splash
papers from docrafts
birthday sentiment recycled from another card

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Breezy for Mo's dream team


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing my inspiration for Mo's dream team
This fab image is called Breezy available here
sentiment from LOTV
flowers and pearls from stash
I have used my SN illustrator pens and blendable pencils to colour onto neenah desert storm



Saturday, 22 April 2017

come on you BLADES!!


Thought I'd share a Sheffield United birthday card 
seen as we are going to get promoted
what a year it's been after years of disappointment.

I've used a topper kit from craftsuprint
backing paper made by me 
buttons from stash

Friday, 21 April 2017

Happy Birthday


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a birthday card today 
I've used a digi sentiment from LOTV 
papers from docrafts
dies from tattered lace
flowers from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Dress to impress


Hi crafty peeps
I have a girly card to share 
I have used a topper from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV and first edition
sentiments from LOTV
flowers and pearls from stash
dies from tattered lace

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Computer Kid


Todays card is made using La Pashe 
from the something for everyone cd rom 
papers from LOTV and Crafters companion
die cuts from tattered lace

thanks for stopping by xx

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Lighthouse


I habe a man's card to share today
I have used this fab lighthouse image from Craftsuprint
matted to black card stock
buttons and twine from stash
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 17 April 2017

Sweet 16


I've been using my hunkydory little books a lot
they are fab for quick makes
and I've had a lot of orders to get through
this one is from the special birthdays
I've used papers & sentiments from LOTV
bottom right sentiment is computer generated

flowers, pearls and hearts from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Happy Easter


Happy Easter crafty friends
I am so loving the simply print images from LOTV
this one is called Easter Tricks available here
I've printed on to linen card for luxury
papers from scrap box
sentiment from pink petticoat
april die from sizzix
hearts from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Gamer


Hi friends
I am sharing a gaming card
quite simple to put this together
I've used my male camden town cd rom from crafters companion
paper from docrafts
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Friday, 14 April 2017

Congratulations


Hi peeps
I have a wedding card to share today
image is from crafters companion camden town female cd rom
papers from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xx

Daisy Chain


Hi peeps
I am sharing my card for our April FB challenge at LOTV

This month's theme is Feature a female.

I've used an image from one of my art pads


There are 3 prizes on offer and the winners will be drawn at random from all the entries;
1st - £20 LOTV voucher
2nd - £15 LOTV voucher
3rd - £10 LOTV voucher
To enter, just post your photo  and don't forget to check back to see if you are one of the lucky winners

To be eligible, your card or project will need to fit the theme and feature an LOTV image. 1 Entry per person please. The challenge closes on Saturday 15th April.

hope you can join in xx

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Hoppy Easter


Hi me lovelies
I have an Easter creation to share
I have used Hoppy Easter
which is a simply print from LOTV
papers from my scrap box
sentiment from LOTV
border die is from cheery lynn
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

gardening bear


Hi crafty peeps
I have a sweet gardening card to share
This image is from mulberry wood cd rom
papers from first edition
dies from tattered lace
sentiment from LOTV
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx


Tuesday, 11 April 2017

April challenge at spectrum Noir - photo inspiration


Image may contain: plant and flower

Hi me lovelies we have a photo inspiration theme for our challenge at Spectrum Noir this month
I have used this cute image from Sassy Cheryls called Ladybug tales available here
I have used my Spectrum Noir illustrator pens and blendable pencils to colour

GB1 LG3 LY3 TB1 FS8 DR1 PP2 

1 8 32 59 70 89 95 108 110 119 120

papers from docrafts
fence die from Magnolia
grass die from cheery lynn
embellishments from stash
sentiment from pink gem designs

hope you can join us xx


Monday, 10 April 2017

Milton with gifts for MMCS


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing my GDT card for MMCS
I have used Milton with gifts available here
I've kept it clean and simple
die is from Lawn fawn here

I have used my Spectrum Noir pens and blendable pencils to colour

MB1 - TB1 - EB1 - LV1 - LV2 - BLENDER
68 - 70 - 108 - 110 - 119 

Thanks for stopping by xx


Sunday, 9 April 2017

Baby with giraffe for Mo's dream team


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing my sunday inspiration for Mo's dream team
I have used this sweet image called baby with giraffe available here
I have used dies from tattered lace
papers from nana's nursery
sentiment from LOTV
coloured with spectrum noir illustrator pens

FS7 - FS8 - PP3- CT3 - MB1 - MB2 - LV1 

and blendable pencils

78 - 89 - 108 - 110

thanks for stopping by xx

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Special Friend


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a floral creation today
I have used Hunkydory topper and backing papers
sentiment is computer generated
die from tattered lace
top sentiment from LOTV
bottom sentiment is computer generated

thanks for stopping by xxx

Friday, 7 April 2017

Teen Birthday


Hello peeps
I am sharing a lads card today
image is from my camden town cd rom from crafters companion
stripey paper from LOTV
sentiment die cut from Dienamics
bottom sentiment is computer generated
star die from Dienamics

thanks for stopping by xx

Thursday, 6 April 2017

cocktails


Who doesn't love a cocktail or two
especially on a 21st birthday
I've used a fab topper from Hunkydory
papers from LOTV (no longer available)
embossing folder from crafters companion
sentiments are computer generated
embellishments from stash
doily die from tattered lace

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Happy Wedding day



Hi peeps
I have a wedding card to share
I have used a hunkydory topper
dies from tattered lace
sentiment is computer generated
I made the backing paper myself a great personal touch

thanks for stopping by xx


Monday, 3 April 2017

Happy 30th


Hi me lovelies
I have a 30th Birthday card to share
I have used a Digi from Ladybugcraftsink (no longer available)
sentiments are computer generated
flower dies from crafters companion and sizzix
papers from LOTV (no longer available)
and coloured in with my Spectrum Noir alcohol pens and blendable pencils

DR3 - PP1 - EB1
30 - 33 - 108 - 119

thanks for stopping by xx

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Wishing You


Hi peeps 
I have a sentiment card to share
these are from LOTV and are ideal for quick cards
papers from docrafts
clay flowers made by me
dies from tattered lace
pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xxx

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Jet Setter


Hi peeps I'm sharing a card for a keen traveler
I have used a penny black stamp called Jet setter
papers are from Elysebear on etsy
sentiments are computer generated
coloured with
Spectrum Noir illustrator pens and blendable pencils 

OR1 - PP3 - FS8 - FS7 - CT4 - DR4 - TB1 - IG3 

24 - 32 - 46 - 70 - 73 - 89 - 108 - 110

thanks for stopping by xx



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