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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

Friday, 28 February 2014

Mother's Day

Another commissioned card for a friend
the image again is from the camden town topper set at Crafters companion
the circle die cut is from Quickutz
border is a Ek sucess punch
lace and pearls from stash
butterflies are signature dies from jianna Sheen
rolled flowers are dienamics and sizzix dies
swirl is a Marianne die
sentiment strip is from pink petticoat
mothers day sentiment is a me to you stamp.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Monster Birthday

Hi peeps I'm sharing my final GDT card for February for Little Miss Muffet Stamps
the challenge theme is Anything goes which you can enter here
this cute rubber stamp is called Monster Birthday available here

colouring medium is Promarkers
papers from Bo Bunny
stars are a MB die
cogs are a Cheery lynn die
stencil from MB
card candi from stash

Hope you can join in the fun and why not share your creations with us on facebook here

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Happy mother's Day

Today's card made for one of my customers
I'm using the camden town topper set from Crafters Companion
Love this image is so fab
The backing card comes with the image
doily, ribbon and pearls from stash
flowers are a Sizzix die ( loving this at the mo)
sentiments from me to you

Hope you like x

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Golden Wedding Anniversary

Today's card is for a Golden wedding anniversary
the image is from the Special Birthday topper set from Crafters companion available here
the backing card also comes with the kit
Ribbon, pearls and doily from stash
rolled flower is a dienamics die
sentiment strip is from Pink Petticoat
other sentiments computer generated
love die is from craft mojo

Have a lovely day x

Monday, 24 February 2014

Apron Card

Hi peeps, I saw an Apron card on Pinterest and I just had to make one
I haven't used a template I made this myself but you can get templates for different ones.

The image is from the me to you cd rom
the gorgeous papers are from First Edition
lace border is a MS punch
ribbon, buttons, spoons, wooden embellishment, pearls and flowers from stash

hope you like x

Handbag Nikki

This gorgeous digi is called Handbag Nikki avalable from Ladybugcraftsink
I love this range of stamps great for teenage girls cards 

colouring medium is promarkers and GD added to her top
copicatyou clear glitter pen for her eye make up
gems for her earrings and top
papers are from first edition
border is a cheery lynn die
ribbon, pearls and doilies from stash
flowers are a cheery lynn die
sentiments are computer generated

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Good Luck Card

Today's card is for a friend at work who's leaving
I computer generated the sentiment
and then used floral ovals spellbinders die 
the papers are from first edition
lace, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment strip from pink petticoat

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Vintage Pram

Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Vintage Pram available here

I have coloured with promarkers and sakura glitter pen
the papers are from Nana's Nursery
border is a MS punch
doilies, card candi, lace, flowers and alphabet beads from stash
bottom sentiment from Pink Petticoat
hugs sentiment recycled from an old card.

Have a lovely day x

Friday, 21 February 2014


Todays card is made using a topper from the recent special Birthday topper kit from crafters companion
the larger card is from the kit too and the roses is fro docrafts
border is the Anastasia die from Cheery Lynn
butterfly is a MS punch
 Lace, flowers amd pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated

Potting Shed

I'm sharing a card made for a colleague at work
The image is from LOTV
papers from first edition
fence border is a MS punch
plant pots are a sizzix die
ribbon, wooden wheel and card candi from stash
sentiment computer generated

Thursday, 20 February 2014

Monster Birthday Balloons

Hi peeps I'm sharing my GDT card for Little Miss Muffet Stamps
this cute stamp is called Monster Birthday Balloons available here
I've coloured with my promarkers
and I just had to add the googly eyes
the embossing folder and spaceship die is from Cuttlebug
wooden embellishments, button, twine and card candi from my stash
sentiment from Pink Gem Designs

Don't forget to stop by the Facebook page too for some fab Inspiration and to share your projects x

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Media Mandy

Here's my DT card for La Pashe
this fab image is called Media Mandy 
she's available as a decoupage sheet here or on the something for everyone cd rom here

the papers are from Docrafts
border, ribbon, doilies, flowers, alphabet beads and pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated


Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Happy Father's Day

I have been playing with my retro forever friends cd rom
some fab images on here and ideal for quick cards.
the red papers are on the cd too and the football papers are from WRS
the sentiment is recycled from an old card
bitton and twine from stash

Monday, 17 February 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Hi peeps Today's card is made using an image from the forever friends cd rom
I've printed onto Linen card
the sentiment is recycled from an old card
papers from Docrafts
doily, flowers, ribbon and pearls from stash

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Hen Party card

Today I'm sharing a card made for a colleague at work
she wanted a Hen party card for all the hens to sign
and a St Davids day theme as they are going to Cardiff

This is one of those cards that got me stumped so I hope she likes what I have come up with!
the papers are from Printable Heaven
sentiment is computer generated and die cut with a spellbinders die
border is from Cheery Lynn
flowers are a cheery lynn die
lace, butterflys and pearls from stash.

Saturday, 15 February 2014


Hi me lovlies, I'm sharing my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Lighthouse available here

I've printed on to Kraft card and coloured with my Prisma pencils
I've kept it CAS
the sentiments are from Pink Petticoat
dew drops and raffia from stash

Friday, 14 February 2014

Jellypark DT card - Chocolate & Cake

Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Jellypark
the theme is Chocolate & Cake

Image - Celebration Girl running with cake availalable here
papers - tulip & friends
wooden words - Hobbycraft
buttons, doily & twine from stash
Top left sentiment  - Jellypark
small circle sentiment - cats life press

I hope you will join us x

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Little Miss Muffet Stamps GDT card - Birthday Challenge

Hi peeps I'm sharing my second GDT card for Little Miss Muffet Stamps
the challenge theme is Birthdays and we want to see a balloon or a Happy Birthday sentiment on your project
This little cutie is called Dudley
my colouring medium is promarkers and spectrum noir blending solution dabbed on with a textured cloth
the dino feet die is from Joanna sheen
clouds are a MB die
papers from DCWV
circle sentiment from WRS
card candi from stash

Don't forget to stop by the Facebook page here, lots of fab inspiration, competitions and more.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Valentine's Day

Today's card for a friend at work
the image is from the Love & Romance topper kit at Crafters Companion
the backing card is from the same kit
die cut circle is from quickutz
sentiments are computer generated
1st die cuts from MB
photo corner from whimsy
butterflies are made with a MS punch
ribbon, doily and gems from stash.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Anniversary card

Today's card using the Love & Romance topper set from Crafters Companion
the backing card is from the same set
doilies, ribbon, pearls and flowers from stash
corner vine is a cheery lynn die
entwined heart is a die from all occasions
have a lovely day what ever you sre doing x

Monday, 10 February 2014

First Birthday

This is one of my favourite images from LOTV, I use her a lot
this is a topper bought from LOTV's Ebay Outlet fab for a quick card.
the BP is from crafters companion
doilies, flowers, ribbon, lace, pearls and puffy heart from stash
fimo pram made by me
sentiments are computer generated

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Valentine's Card

I'm sharing a card made for a friend today
the image is from the Love & Romance papercrafting kit from Crafters Companion
I attached the topper to an embossed background
the BP comes with the kit as do the sentiments
the border, ribbon and card candi is from my stash
hearts are made with a cuttlebug die.

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Winestool Nikki

Hi peeps
today I'm sharing a card made with this fab Digi called Winestool Nikki from Ladybugcraftsink available here
I have coloured with promarkers cut around her and added GD to her dress.
the embossing folder is called tied together from Couture creations
bow made by me
gems, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated

Friday, 7 February 2014

60th Birthday card

This piccy looks blurred to me but hubby says it's fine, must be my eyes.

This is a commissioned card for a friend
the image, papers and frame are from the camden town topper set from Crafters companion
top sentiment is computer generated, bottom sentiment is from Digistamp Boutique
Lace, flowers, pearls from stash
fimo flowers made by me.
hope she will like xx

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Little Miss Muffet stamps GDT card - Birthday Release

Hi Peeps, I've been asked to be a Guest DT for little miss muffet stamps and of course I said yes
there are 10 brand new stamps released today which you can check out here

This cute lady is called Daisy from polka dot pals available here

My colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils 
papers are from Forever friends
embossing folder from crafters companion
photo corner is from Whimsy
pearls, flowers, sentiment and butterfly from stash

also don't forget to checkout Little Miss Muffet Stamps on Facebook here

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Oriental Poppy

Hi I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab decoupage sheet is called Oriental Poppies available here
the papers are from Dovecraft and first edition
doilies, pearls, flowers and lace are from my stash
top sentiment from stash, bottom sentiment computer generated.

Monday, 3 February 2014

Just Inklined to hop - Be my Valentine

Hi me lovlies, it's blog hop time at Just Inklined
the theme set by me is Be my valentine
Your hopping starts here with me,
Next in the hop is Dawn with some fab inspiration.

This is a brand new image called I'll never forget you available here
colouring medium is Prisma Pencils blended with Sansodor
heart is a cuttlebug die
Sentiment computer generated
card candi from stash

Don't forget to leave a comment as you hop as there are random prizes along the way
Happy Hopping


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