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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 greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

forever friends birthday



Here's a couple of Forever friends cards made for my Sister's Birthday
so quick and easy, made from the collectors edition cd rom

Sunday, 28 December 2014

One today


Hi peeps
today's make is using an image from LOTV's art pad toddlers
papers also from LOTV
star dies from Marianne and Joy
banner die from joanna sheen
ribbons, pearls and buttons from stash
sentiment circle from bluebird flats
bottom sentiment computer generated
xx

Saturday, 27 December 2014

21st Birthday


This is a card I made for a friends Son who was 21 recently
When Phil Martin launched these stamps I had to have them they are so useful
the papers are from LOTV
die cuts from Dienamics
ribbon, raffia, dew drops and button from stash

Friday, 26 December 2014

Forever friends


Hi peeps I forgot to share this card
it's from the FF cd rom collectors edition
I've used a Dienamics die to cut round the image
card stock from Papermill direct
button & twine to finish x

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Merry Christmas Crafty Friends

Hi crafty peeps
Merry Christmas to you all
can you believe I am working today!!
just wanted to say thanks for following me and sharing my crafty journey this year
it means a lot to know each and everyone of you
have a wonderful new year
 and I hope santa brings you lots of crafty lushness

xx

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

CAS Christmas card


I have used a Hunkydory backing sheet to make this card
it only took 10 minutes
circle sentiments from LOTV
dad sentiment from digistamp boutique
dew drops from stash.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

My sewing machine


Happy Christmas Eve everyone.
I'm sharing my second Dt project for the month of December for Cuddly Buddly
this image is called My sewing machine
coloured in with SN pens
EB2 - GB8 - GB10 - CR5 - CR1 - CR3 - GG1 -GG3 BP5
pearls - twine - charm - cheesecloth from stash


Monday, 22 December 2014

Penguins


Hi peeps, I'm sharing a Penguin Christmas card
I have used a Hunkydory topper and LOTV BP
border is a tonic punch
trees are a whiff of joy die
snowflake die from crafters companion 
sentiments from Hunkydory
doily, lace and sequins from stash

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Christmas party Shoes


Hello we are getting closer to the big day
This is a commissioned card for a customer
I have used Hunkydory again
the ribbon, flowers and pearls are from my stash
sentiment computer generated

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Me to you Christmas


sorry about this piccy it's a bit blurred
I have used my me to you cd rom to create this CAS card
printed on to water colour card
cut out with dienamics dies
button and twine from stash.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Forever friends Christmas


Two more cards to share from the forever friends cd rom
this cd has been a godsend for my quick cards this year
I've used crafters companion embossing folder for the card on the right
coredinations red card on the left
dienamics die to cut them out
neenah solar white and water colour card to print on to
flower and ribbon from stash.
thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Christmas couples


Hi peeps
I've made these fab quick Christmas cards for our friends
they took all of 10 minutes to put together
I've used my forever friends cd rom
I've printed on to watercolour card from crafters companion for a luxurious feel
cut out with a dienamics die and added a button and twine to finish off x

thanks for stopping by x

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Bethlehem


Another Christmas card
Again I have used Hunkydory
ribbon, lace, flowers and ribbon from stash

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

to the whole family at Christmas


Another Hunkydory Christmas card to share
I'm finally coming to the end of my Christmas card orders yay 
the BP is from LOTV
lace, pompom trim and flowers from stash
I've used twinklets on the flowers

Monday, 15 December 2014

Baby's first Christmas




Today's project is for my Niece Sofia
I've used my Forever friends cd rom again
printed on to water colour card
I've used a crafters companion embossing folder 
buttons and pearls from stash
I've used a blank bag from the range and stamped some snowflakes and postage stamps in pink
memento ink, then created the topper to match the card 

thanks for stopping by x

Sunday, 14 December 2014

From our family to yours


Hi me lovelies 
I've made a card using the christmas moonbeam papercrafting kit from Crafter's Companion
the lace - ribbon - pearls - doilies - flowers and snowflake from stash
perfect for making quick cards x

Saturday, 13 December 2014

To both of you at Christmas


Hello me lovelies
I'm sharing a CAS Christmas card
made using the Forever friends cd rom
printed onto watercolour card
matted to centura pearl
I've used a embosallicious snowflake folder
pearls from stash
flower cur on my silhouette portrait 

Friday, 12 December 2014

Forever friends Christmas card


Hello me lovelies
this is a card from the timeless forever friends cd rom
I've printed on linen card
papers from LOTV
flowers, pearls, lace, ribbon, wooden snowflake and words from stash
sentiment computer generated 

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Special Grandsons


Hi This card is for one of my customers
I've used A Hunkydory topper and BC
the stars are a Marianne die
sentiment computer generated
all embellishments from stash

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Moonbeam Meadow Christmas


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a Moonbeam Meadows Christmas card from the paper crafting kit from Crafter's Companion. The backing card is also from the kit and I have debossed the white bit using Ephemera
A4 embossing folder, the top sentiment I made using the verse writer on the Moonbeam Meadow Christmas Cd rom
bottom sentiment from Hunkydory
border punch from tonic
lace, ribbon, pearls, doilies and flowers from stash.

thanks for stopping by x

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Cherry Blossom 1


Hello my lovelies
I'm sharing my first DT card for December for Cuddly Buddly 
this fab image is called Cherry Blossom 1
I have coloured in with SN pens
BT1 - BT2 - BT4 - CT2
Spring papers are from Cuddly Buddly available here
I have also used Marianne dies Circle and flower stitch - Border stitch
sentiment is called Garden sentiments

Hope you like x

Monday, 8 December 2014

robin on postbox


I have another Christmas card to share today 
these hunkydory kits are so fab for quick cards
I've used lace, flowers and pearls from stash
thanks for stopping by x

Dandelions


Hi peeps This is my last share for the Darice folders from Crafter's Companion which will be on C&C today
this one is called Dandelions
I have used Coredinations nostalgic card stock to emboss and then I sanded the image using the sand it gadget, I have used the fringed flower small quilling die to add to the centres
lace and pearl from my stash

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Clock Background


Hi peeps I'm back with another share for Crafter's Companion
This is a Darice clock background embossing folder which will be on C & C tomorrow
I have used Nostalgic coredinations card stock to emboss and I have embossed two sheets so I could 3D the clocks, I have inked the clocks with Tim Holtz walnut distress ink
the celebrate was made using memory box alphabet die
ribbon and charm from stash

Diamond Plate


Hi peeps I'm sharing a card using a Darice folder launching on C&C tomorrow from Crafter's Companion 
the folder is called Diamond Plate
I have used Centura pearl hint of silver to emboss
matted to Kraft card and Black Card
sentiment is from Bebunni sweet as a rose rubber stamp
ribbon, lace and gems from stash


old saint nic


Another hunkydory christmas card
this one is called old saint nic
the papers are from papermania
ribbon and brad from stash
snowflake is a crafters companion die 

thanks for stopping by x

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Sheffield United


I have another footie card to share today
I've used another image from La Pashe
I've used card to create the background
and paper from WRS
ribbons - alphabet beads and card candi from stash
sentiments computer generated


Friday, 5 December 2014

Shaker card


Hi peeps, I've made a shaker card using this adorable image from Hunkydory
the backing card is also from Hunkydory
border is a tonic punch
lace, ribbon, pearls, doily, glitter, sequins and wooden embellishments from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat
thanks for stopping by x

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Boy's Birthday


When you need a card in a hurry you can rely on Crafter's Companion
this fab image is from the camden town male cd rom
I've used papers from LOTV as I was short for time
star, buttons, ribbon border and card candi from stash
sentiment computer generated

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Merry Christmas Friend


Hi peeps today Im sharing a very sassy christmas image
made for one of my customers
I've used Hunkydory again
the light holly BP is from WRS
ribbon and pearls from stash
x

Makey Bakey Mice Christmas


Hi me lovelies I'm sharing a Makey Bakey mice christmas card today
this is a topper from the the paper kit which I forgot i had
the ribbon, flowers, pearls, crochet flower, lace and brad from my stash
hope you like
thanks for stopping by

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Partridge in a pear tree


I love this image it's so different
it's from Hunkydory
ribbon and sequins from stash
die cut from dienamics

Monday, 1 December 2014

Christmas owls


I've used a Hunkydory backing sheet to make the topper for this card.
these owls have been quite popular at work
I've used kraft card
lace - doilies - pearls - stars - button - twine - flowers from stash
top sentiment computer generated
bottom sentiment from hunkydory

thanks for stopping by x

Robin on flowerpot


Nothing more traditional than a robin at Christmas
this is a decoupage sheet
the papers are from LOTV and first edition
border is a tonic punch
lace, flowers, pearls, doily and brad from stash

hope you like x

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