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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 Mo's Dream Team and Lili of the valley. I have made some very talented friends through this blog, I love my crafting buddies. Any questions feel free to email me at

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Cute singing bird

I've been a busy bee today, this is Cute singing bird from Digistamp Boutique
I've coloured in with my Promarkers, the DP is from Dovecraft
the cloud is cut with a die-namics die, the sentiments are from (top) computer generated, circle is WRS, and the bottom two are from Pink Petticoat, finished off with some card candi.

I am entering this into 

New Baby - All our dreams

This is a card I made for a friend at work
coloured in with Promarkers and embellished with GD the die cuts are sizzix 
The DP is from Nana's Nursery, I have used a star embossing folder, the border is a cheery lynn die and I added white organza ribbon to this, the top sentiment is from Hobby paleis and the bottom one is computer generated, I finished off with some star pearls and a button.

Sunday, 27 January 2013

Sheffield United Football card

This is another commissioned card
The stamp is from Craft UK, I have coloured with Promarkers, the BP I made myself on the PC, finished off with some card candi and the sentiments.

Saturday, 26 January 2013

Just Inklined Dt card Anglia

This is Wacky Wheelz Anglia from Just Inklined
Coloured in with promarkers and sakura glaze and glitter pens.
The Dp is from Printable heaven and Dovecraft
The blue sentiment is from WRS and the rest are computer generated, finished off with a photo corner and card candi.

Friday, 25 January 2013

New Home

This is a card for a friend at work.
I think this image is from Digistamp boutique please correct me if I'm wrong I can't find the image.
I have coloured the image with promarkers and prisma pencils, I then added some fun flock to the hearts and the puffs of smoke and a pearl for the door handle. The DP is from DCWV, the fence border is a MS punch and I've added some lace to this, the sentments are computer generated (top) and stamped. I finished off with some pearls, oh and the flowers are a Cheery lynn die and I added pearl brads to the centres.

Jellypark new release

We have a new release at Jellypark these gorgeous images are available here

We also have a challenge which you can enter here

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Martini Nikki

This is Martini Nikki from Ladybugcraftsink, I have coloured in with promarkers and cut out and matted to a cheerylynn doily, the DP is from DCWV, the border is a Cheery lynn too and so is the butterfly, the 40 is a dienamics die, the lace is from Sarah at craft all day, finished off with some pearls, corner flourish, a flower and the sentiments.  

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

JJ Tequilla and shoes - Birthday

This is a card for a good friend at work
I have used JJ from Bugaboo
I have coloured in with pro markers and added some GD and gems, the sentiment comes with the digi.
The DP is from DCWV, I finished off with some pearls, a sentiment from Pink Petticoat and the flower.

Monday, 21 January 2013

Girl on swing Jellypark

This is girl on a swing by Jellypark
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils, I added some twine for the rope on the swing.
I hand stitched around the edge and added a fence die cut from whimsy. The DP is from DCWV, the sentiment is from my stash and I added a button and twine to the centre, finished off with a die cut butterfly from Cheery Lynn and a dragonfly die cut from magnolia and some pearls.

Saturday, 19 January 2013

Sheffield Wednesday card

This is a commissioned card for a friend at work
The image is from Flippin men, coloured with promarkers, the DP is from Papermania and the sheffield wednesday paper I made myself on the computer, the 40 is a die cut from die-namics, the footballs are a stamp from hobbycraft, the badge I got on the web. finished off with a owl charm as they are known as the owls. Anyone from Sheffield will know that Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United fans call each other pigs so I couldn't resist adding this to the inside lol

Lets hope the recipient has a sense of humour x

Wacky wheelz Just inklined DT card

Just love these car images from Just Inklined, this one is called wacky wheelz Golf and you get lots in this pack.
I have coloured in with promarkers and sakura glaze and glitter pens, the DP is from papermania, sentiment strips from pink petticoat and the top ones are computer generated. 
Finished off with a button and twine.

Friday, 18 January 2013

JJ January

This is JJ January from Bugaboo
coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD, the DP is from LOTV and DCWV, the raffia is from Sarah at craft all day, I finished off with some flowers, MS butterflies, doily and pearls and the 18 is a dienamics die, the sentiments are computer generated.

Thursday, 17 January 2013


This image is called Champagne by Jadedragonne
My photography isn't good here, sorry for that.
I have coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils, i used my sizzix frame to die cut the images
the border is made using a MS punch, I have added some flowers from my stash, the butterfly is a cheery lynn die, the sentiments are from little claires, LOTV and WRS, finished off with some pearls.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Download Diva

This is Download Diva from Kenny K
Coloured with promarkers and prisma pencils, the DP's are from LOTV, I added some raffia ribbon from the lovely Sarah at Craft all day, I added some pink gingham ribbon and tied 2 bows on either side.
The doily is from my stash, the 16 is a dienamics die and I added the sweet sentiment above. Finished off with some pearls, the flower and stickles.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

baby's first birthday

Another commissioned card for a friend at work
This is for a baby's first birthday
the image is from LOTV
I added a googly eye to the dog and some buttons for his wheels, the DP's are from LOTV and Forever friends, the border is made using my MS punch
I added a gingham ribbon and tied in a bow, the sentiments are from my stash and computer generated, I finished off with some buttons and pearls.

Monday, 14 January 2013

Mobile Beau

We've had about 2 inch of snow today but luckily it's melting.
I have had a busy day in my craft room getting lots of commissioned cards finished.

This one is for a friend at work
I have used this great image from Digistamp boutique called mobile Beau
I have coloured her with promarkers and prisma pencils, matted to some LOTV DP and then some lilac CS and hand stitched around the edge. The DP's are from LOTV, the border is a cheery lynn die, I added some lace and ribbon above this, the doily is from my stash, the sentiments are from create with TLC (bottom) and the top one is computer generated, finished off with some pearls.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

Saturday, 12 January 2013

Just inklined DT card - It's a man's world

This is another fab digi from Just Inklined called It's a man's world.
The DP is from dovecraft, I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils and a little sakura glaze pen for the cup, remote and the dogs nose, the sentiments are from scrapbookingmad, I finished off with some card candi and a button.

Friday, 11 January 2013

Jellypark Design team card - Winter Animals

We have a brand new challenge for you at Jellypark
the theme is Winter Animals
I have used this fab image called Polar Bear which you can buy here
Hope you can join us x

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Emmy and baby Maisey

I'm getting back in to the swing of things now, I'm feeling so much better, I've just been left with an annoying tickly cough but I can live with that lol and I'm back at work tomorrow so I have been making the most of the time I had today and made this commissioned card.

The image is from Digistamp Boutique called Emmy and baby Daisy
I have coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD and pearls. The DP is from LOTV, the border was made with my MS punch, the lace and ribbon I bought from Sarah a lovely lady on a facebook group. the doily is from my stash, the heart is a die made using a cuttlebug die, the heart droplets are from Hobbycraft, sentiments are computer generated (top) and Pink Petticoat (bottom), finished off with some pearls and buttons.

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Valentines card

Sorry for my lack of posts recently I have been so ill with Flu and a chest infection I just haven't had the energy to create anything.
This is the first card I've made this year, it is a customer order.
The image is Forever friends, I picked this stamp up from a friend on a facebook group. I have coloured with promarkers and embellished the heart with some red fun flock (love this), I used a forever friends embossing folder for the frame and then matted to some red CS, the gorgeous DP is from Pink Petticoat, this is matted to some Kraft CS, the hearts a cut using a cuttlebug die, the sentiment strip is also from Pink petticoat, and the top sentiment is computer generated, the ticket was a freebie and I can't remember where from sorry.

Saturday, 5 January 2013

Just Inklined Design team card

This is Ted and Agnes from Just Inklined
Coloured with promarkers and embellished with GD and sakura clear glaze pen for the glass and glasses, the DP is from Forever friends, the gorgeous lace I bought from a facebook group, I added a scallop border, some lilac ribbon, cheery lynn butterfly, embossing folder from crafts too, the sentiments are from LOTV, the photo corners are from whimsy ans die namics, finished off with pearls.

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Crossword Birthday card

This is a commissioned card for a friend
Her mum is in to crosswords.
I got the blank crossword from the web and added the words
the DP is from dovecraft, the flowers are from my stash and the sentiment is computer generated.
finished off with some pearls.

Ladybugcrafts DT project

We have a brand new challenge for you at Ladybug crafts
the theme is Anything but a card.
I have decided to make a bookmark.
I have used an image from Jellypark called dinosaur boy, he is coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils, I cut out with spellbinders dies, then added the googly eyes, the DP is from my stash, the sentiment is computer generated, I finished off with a button, charm, card candi and the die cut is a quickutz and I added a googly eye to that.

I hope you can join us


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