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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

Thursday, 28 February 2013

Sheffield United Birthday Card

This is a commissioned card
The image is from craft UK, I have coloured in with promarkers and Prisma pencils
the BP I made myself
finished off with some card candi and the sentiments 

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Sitting Willow

Another commissioned card
I love how this card turned out
the image is from Whiff of joy
DP is from First edition
border is a MS punch
die cuts are spellbinders
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
other sentiments are from WRS and the ginger house
raffia and ribbon from stash
flowers and pearls from stash

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Little Squirt

Oh this picture is shocking sorry about that
This is a card for one of my customers
The image is from Phindys place called Little Squirt available here
DP is from DCWV
star border is a MS punch
stars are a nellie die
number die is from dienamics
button is from stash
name is alphabet beads

Open Rose Vase

These gorgeous flower digi's from Just Inklined are ideal for Mothers day
this one is called Open Rose Vase
I have coloured in with Promarkers
the DP is from First Edition
lace, pearls, butterfly and flowers from stash
die cuts were free from a friend
sentiment LOTV

Monday, 25 February 2013

Bird with flowers

Another commissioned card
Image is by Digistamp Boutique
Papers by dovecraft
diecuts are Sizzix, quickutz, marianne and nellie snellen
lace and pearls from stash
butterfly's from cheery lyn
flower from stash
sentiment computer generated

I am entering this card into the February customer competition at Digistamp Boutique

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Football Crazy

This is Football Crazy from Just Inklined, this has to be one of my favourite images and I use it a lot.
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils, the DP I made myself, the 21 is made using die-namics and I finished off with some card candi and an Owl charm.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Killer heels - Rose

This is a commissioned card
the image is called Killer Heels Rose from Ladybugcraftsink
DP is from first edition
die cuts are leabilities, marianne and spellbinders
border is Martha stewart
lace, doily and pearls from stash
sentiments are from LOTV and computer generated.

Jellypark new release DT card

we have a new release at Jellypark
this cute guy and a beautiful princess below
215 princess digital stamp
If you want to join our current challenge you can here

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Commissioned mother's day card

Another commissioned Mother's day card
coloring medium Promarkers and white sakura glaze pen
Image by Digistamp Boutique
papers by First Edition
crochet flower handmade by me
buttons, pearls, doily and lace from my stash

I am entering this card into the following challenge

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Zumba Birthday card

This image is becoming very popular with my customers
This is Dance fever lady from Karens doodles
 have coloured in with promarkers.
the BP is from LOTV
the border is a MS punch and I added some lace and ribbon tied in a bow
the flowers are from my stash
the butterfly was made with a punch.
I finished off with some pearls and the sentiments

Monday, 18 February 2013

Scooter valentine card

This is a commissioned card for a friend
Image is from Little Claires
papers from Pink Petticoat
sentiments from little claires, pink petticoat and studio g
card candi fro the glitter pot

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Rootin tootin shootin

We're having a cotton pickin hoedown at Just inklined

Rootin tootin shootin is one of the fab new images that have just been released at Just Inklined
I have coloured with prisma pencils blended with sansodor and a little sakura glitter pen.
The DP is from DCWV, I added some raffia, eyelets in the corners, the charm is from my stash and I made the lasso from twine, finished off with some card candi and a wooden button.

CAS Valentine card

A quick valentine card
Paper is from Bo Bunny
sentiment is from Digistamp Boutique
heart ribbon from a facebook group
dew drops from stash

Friday, 15 February 2013

Mother's day card

A commissioned Mother's Day card
The sweet image is from Digistamp Boutique
I have coloured with promarkers
DP is from First Edition
Lace from Sarah at craft all day
the heart die is a Marianne
bird cage from memory box
sentiments are from Pink petticoat (top) and cuddly buddly (bottom)
pearls and doily from stash

I am entering this into the following

The Little things

This is a Valentine card I made for my Little Brother to give to his Girlfriend Georgia.
I have used a die cut topper from LOTV but I couldn't find the link so here is a link to the stamp instead here.
The papers are from Pink Petticoat, heart border is a MS punch, the lace I got from a facebook group, the butterfly die is from Marianne and the corner is a joy die, the sentiment in the right is from digistamp boutique and the other is computer generated, I finished off with some pearls from my stash.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Martini Nikki

This is a commissioned card
the image is from Ladybugcraftsink called Martini Nikki
I have coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD and gems.
The DP's are from LOTV and first edition, the lace is from the ribbon girl
doily from stash and finished off with pearls and flowers.

Fishing Birthday Card

A card I made this week.
The image is a High Hopes stamp, coloured in with promarkers, papers are from Dovecraft, I added some raffia, twine and button and charm, the sentiments are from cats life press and daisy & dandelion, finished off with some card candi.

Monday, 11 February 2013

Zumba Card

This is a commissioned card for a lady in California USA
The image is from Karen's Doodles available here, I coloured in with Promarkers, the DP is from First Edition, I added lace and a flower from the ribbon girl and some pearls and the butterfly, the sentiments are computer generated.

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Jack Russell Terrier Bookmarks

These bookmarks I made for a friend at work (that's you Jo)
I have used these images from Just Inklined which you can buy here and here
I have coloured in with promarkers and prisma pencils, the DP is from Dovecraft, I die cut with spellbinders, the mesh is from Sarah at Craft all day and the flowers on the right are from Sarah too, the crochet flower is handmade by me, the doilies are from my stash, I finished off with some pearls and buttons.

Friday, 8 February 2013

Jellypark Dt card - So sweet challenge

We have a brand new challenge at Jellypark, the theme is So Sweet.
My image is called the cake shop available here
I have used promarkers to colour, the DP is from DCWV, the sentiment is from Pink Petticoat and the fower and pearls are from my stash.

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Mother's Day Card

A commissioned card for Mother's Day
The image is a Kanban stamp I bought from a facebook group, I coloured in with Promarkers and embellished with GD and sakura glaze pen.
The DP is from LOTV, the border I made using my MS punch, I added some organza ribbonnand pearls, the sentiment is from my stash and I added a flower to the centre of this, the doily is from my stash and the top sentiment is computer generated.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

CAS Valentine card

A very simple valentines card for a man, I got this idea from the lovely Lisa over at Wishcraft.
The DP is from Pink Petticoat and the hearts are from my stash, the sentiments are computer generated.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

CAS Birthday card

This is a stamp I bought from a facebook group, you can pick up some fab bargains from great crafty people.
I have coloured in with promarkers and die cut with spellbinders, the DP is from Dovecraft, the circle sentiment is from Hobby Paleis snd the dad I made myself with stamps and a circle punch, I finished off with some card candi and the die cut stars and button with twine.

Monday, 4 February 2013

Bird and roses

A CAS card
The image is called Bird and roses from Heart song designs
I have coloured in with promaerkers and prisma pencils, the DP is from Dovecraft, the bottom sentiment is from create with tlc and the top one is from Little claires, finished off with some card candi.

Just Inklined blog hop - Out of the box

It's our monthly blog hop at Just Inklined
you should have arrived from Joyce's blog
The theme is out of the box, my image is called Wacky wheelz digi pack mini.
next on the hop is Karen J
All you have to do is visit each of us on the hop and leave a comment and you could win spot prizes.

If you need to go back to the start the list is below

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Lady of the manor - Just Inklined DT card

This is Lady of the Manor from Just Inklined
Ideal for your Mother's day cards.
I have coloured in with promarkers and embellished with GD and gems, the DP is from DCWV, I added a scallop border and some lace I got from a facebook group from lovely Linda, the sentiment is from LOTV, the doily is from my stash and the butterflies are a MS punch, the flower is a cheery lynn die, I finished off with some pearls.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Fish Ahoy

This is Fish Ahoy from Di's digi downloads
The DP is from Dovecraft, the star border is made by my MS Punch, the sentiments are from (top left) scrap booking mad, bottom left is WRS, and the DAD is word tiles, I finished off with a die cut fish, button and charm and some card candi.

Love Grows

We have a brand new challenge for you at Ladybug crafts
the theme is Valentines/love theme
I have decided to step down from the DT to take some time out for me 

This is Love Grows from LOTV
Coloured in with promarkers and some prisma pencils ans white sakura glaze pen
the paper is from pink petticoat as is the sentiment strip, the hearts are a cuttlebug die, the top sentiment is from my stash and the red ones are computer generated.
finished off with a button and twine.

Hope you can join us x


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