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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

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Merry Christmas Penguins


Hi peeps
I have another Christmas card to share
I have used another topper from LOTV
die cuts are from MFT dienamics
snowflake die from Die'sire crafters companion
Nordic frosty morning embossing folder
silver gilding wax (love this stuff)
pearls from stash 

Monday, 28 September 2015

Cuddling the Ted


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a Christmas card tonight
This is a topper from LOTV called Cuddling Ted
papers from Crafters Companion Vintage Christmas
Tim Holtz Walnut stain distress ink
Kraft card
buttons from Hobbycraft
twine and doily from stash
sentiment recycled from a Christmas card I received last year

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Peggy for Mo's Clubhouse


Hello crafty peeps
I'm sharing my DT make for Mo's Clubhouse
I just love this sweet girl called Peggy
I've used paper from Dovecraft
coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - TN2 - FS8 - 89
Hair - GB2 - GB8 - 108 - 120
Dress, shoes, eyes & Ribbon - TB2 - TB3 - 71
Trousers - GB2 - GB8 - 108
glamour dust for the heart and Tonic crystal drops 

Friday, 25 September 2015

Little Snowman


Hi peeps I'm sharing my 2nd card of the month for LOTV's design collective
I have used this cute snowman from Art pad 33 christmas cuties
I fussy cut around him and 3d'd him onto the circle
backing paper is recycled packaging from the nordic embossing folders and then I embossed it with frosty morning embosalicious folder
die cuts from MFT dienamics
sentiment is also from LOTV xx

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Forever friends - Merry Christmas


Hi peeps
I'm sharing a CAS Christmas card today
I've made a banner card using MFT die namics stitched flag die 
forever friends mini stamp
coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils

Bear - GB1 - GB8 - EB2 - 102 - 110
Sign - LG5 - DR3 - 50 - 119 - 120

twine - charm and dew drops from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Owen Gaming


Hi me lovelies
I have this super cute guy to share today
He's a digi from Digistamp Boutique from the Owen set 
I have used tattered lace dies to matt and layer
papers are from LOTV called Enchantment
I have coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils on Neenah solar white

Skin FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 7 - 89 - Hair - GB1 - 87 - 108 - Trousers - TB1 - 73 - 120 - Top & Drink- CG2 - 58 - Shoes - GB1 - 108 - Chair - DR7 - 120 - TV - IG1 - 115 - 119 - 120 - Carpet - IG1 - 120

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Happy 40th


Hi me lovelies
inbetween my DT work I made this card for one of my customers
I have used a topper from Hunkydory
papers are from LOTV
sentiment is computer generated 

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 21 September 2015

Christmas Song


I'm sharing my LOTV design collective card for September
this fab stamp is called Christmas song
Papers are woodland wishes 
Let it snow edgeable die from Crafters companion
ribbon and twine from stash
tonic crystal drops in white


Skin -  FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 89
Boy - CG4- BG1 - GB2 - GB8 - 001 - 110 - 119 - 120
Girl - PL3 - BG1 - 001 - 83 - 119 - 120
Snow - 001
Log - GB2 - GB8 - 110 - 120
Bird - GB2 - 001 - 24 - 101 - 110
Holly bush - CG4 - 24 - 50 - 52 - 120
Lantern and star - GB6 - 87 & sakura glitter pen in yellow

thanks for stopping by xx 

Downton Abbey


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my last sample for the #DowntonAbbey paper crafting collection from @CraftersCompanionUK, Sara is on @CreateandCraftTV now 
for this card i have used 
Downton Abbey CD1 Lady Rose Macclare designer papers 5
topper design 5 - trims design 12 - sentiments design 1
light printable card - Centura pearl hint of silver
collall all purpose glue, tacky glue and 3d glue gel
tonic crystal drops
you're gonna love it xx 


Sneaky Peak Downton Abbey for Crafters Companion

Not long to wait now 
Here's one of my favourite samples using the Downton Abbey papercrafting collection from Crafters Companion UK


I coloured the Downton Abbey stamps Time for tea with my Spectrum Noir Pencils
30 - 37 - 45 - 47 - 62 - 63 - 64 - 120
Downton Abbey CD1: Lady Mary Crawley designer papers 6 and designer papers Ivy Stuart design 4


Sunday, 20 September 2015

Sneaky Peak Downton Abbey for Crafters Companion

Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Sara Davies will be on Create and Craft TV from Monday to launch the exquisite new papercrafting collection from Crafters Companion UK



For this card I have used 
Downton Abbey CD2: Alfred Nugent Designer papers 5, Card Companion design 12
Embellishments design 5, CD1 Sentiments design 1
Cordinations card, Light printable card

thanks for stopping by xx 

Downton Abbey sneaky peak for Crafters Companion

Hi me lovelies I have another sneaky Peak of the fab new  Downton Abbey papercrafting collection which will be on Create and Craft TV on Monday from Crafters Companion UK


For this card I have used 
Dowton Abbey CD1: Dr Clarkson designer papers 9, Card Companion design 9
Sentiment design 4


Saturday, 19 September 2015

Shucks for Mo's clubhouse


Hi me lovelies 
I'm sharing my weekly make for Mo's Clubhouse
I have used this sweetie called SHucks
papers I have had years and I'm trying to use them up
lace and flower from stash

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 89
Hair - TB1 - 119 - 120
Corn - LY1 - CT4 - GB3 - LG3 - LG5 - 12 - 120
Colainder - IG1 - IG2 - IG3 - LG4 - 119 - 120
Ground - DG1 - DG2 - EB1 - EB2 - GB8
Top & shoes - LY1 - CT4
Trousers - 61 - 64 - 67

thanks for stopping by xx


Downton Abbey Sneaky peak for Crafters Companion

Do you love Downton Abbey?
You will be able to create beautiful projects in the style of your favourite characters
from the award winning series with the newest goodies from Crafters Companion UK
coming to Create & Craft TV on Monday.


For this card I have used
Downton Abbey CD2: Mrs Patmore Designer papers 2, Card Companion design 4
Neenah desert storm, light printable card

thanks for stopping by xx 


Friday, 18 September 2015

Sneaky Peak Downton Abbey for Crafters companion UK


Hi me lovelies, I am sharing one of my makes from the  Downton Abbey paper crafting collection which will be on  Create and Craft TV on Monday from Crafters Companion UK


For this card I have used 
Downton Abbey Stamp set Height of fashion
Downton Abbey CD1:Lady Mary Crawley designer paper 6
Anna Bates designer paper 6
coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils
20 - 24 - 120
tonic crystal drops
lace from stash

thanks for stopping by 

Downton Abbey sneak peak for Crafters Companion


Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Sara Davies will be on Create and Craft TV from Monday to launch the exquisite new papercrafting collection from Crafters Companion UK


I have used 
Downton Abbey CD1: Tom Branson Designer paper 6, 
Card companion design 1, sentiments design 1
Neenah desert storm
light printable card

to take a look at all the gorgeous inspiration click here



Houglie Bear Party Time


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT card for Buddly Crafts
this sweet bear is called Houglie Bear Party Time
papers are called A portfolio of papers Ochre
sentiments are from Barbara Anne Williams

coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens and pencils
Bear - GB1 - GB8 - EB2 - 102 - 110
Hat - DR6 - 13
Cake - IG1 - EB1 - EB2 - CT1 - DR6 - 19 - 89 - 113 - 115 - sakura glitter pen

card candi from stash 
xx

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Darice



Today I'm sharing a card I designed for crafters companion
this Darice folder is called Floral Trio

The first one I have de-embossed on coredinations and sanded with the sand gadget tool
I have also used chevrons embossing folder, Sunflowers large and small quilling flower dies and the large fringe flower quilling die.

thanks for stopping by xx




Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Crafters Inspiration Magazine issue 8 - Crisalis classics


Hi peeps here's my second card 
I've used a Teresa Collind A4 sophisticated embossing folder
Kraft card and light printable card
roses and pearls from stash

thanks for stopping by xx

Monday, 14 September 2015

Crafters Inspiration magazine issue 8 - Design 1 - Crisalis Classics


Hi peeps I'm sharing a card I designed for the Crafters companion Inspiration magazine issue 8
I've used the free CD rom from the magazine to print the image
Crisalis Classics by Christine Haworth
I used vintage floral rose embossing folder on centura pearl

hope you like xx



Saturday, 12 September 2015

Boo & Tulips for Mo's clubhouse


Hi peeps
I'm sharing my make for Mo's clubhouse
this is Boo & Tulips available here
papers are from stash which I'm trying to use up x
sentiment is from LOTV
coloured with SN pens & pencils

Vase - LY1 - GB1 - GB3 - 19
Cat - IG1 - IG2 - IG3 - IG4 - 119 - blender
flowers - CR2 - CR6 - LG3 - LG5 - 30 - 60 - 120


Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Beyond the old stone wall


Hi me lovelies
I am sharing a card coloured with my Spectrum Noir Aqua pens and pencils
the image is from Just Inklined called beyond the old stone wall
papers are very old from my stash

Houses - Fawn - Chestnut - charcoal - black - 85 - 87 - 120
Stone wall - Topaz - 86
Gate - Sepia - 120
Ground - Charcoal - Black - 116
Grass - Bud green - Moss - Leaf green - 58 - 59
Sky - Aquamarine - Charcoal

thanks for stopping by x



Saturday, 5 September 2015

Yale for Mo's clubhouse


Hi peeps I'm sharing my DT make for Mo's clubhouse
I made this for our monthly challenge for a teacher
I've used this cute guy Yale 
the embossing folder is called Typewriter from tattered lace
die cuts from MFT dienamics 
coloured with Spectrum Noir pens and pencils

Skin - FS1 - FS4 - FS8 - TN2 - 89
Hair - EB2 - 110 - 120
Top - DR2 - DR3 - 120
Shoes - EB2 - GB8 - 110
Trousers - IG1 - IG2 - IG3 - IG4 - 120
Bag - TB1 - TB3 - TB5 - sakura glitter pen
Books - TB1 - TB3 - TB5 - EB2 - GB8 - GB10


Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Spectrum Noir Challenge


Hi me lovelies I'm sharing my DT challenge card for SPectrum Noir
anything goes with the option of embossing (wet or dry)
I have used Sheens floral fantasy Lily of the valley stamp - Everyday sentiments - Sugar & spice A4 ditsy floral emb folder with watercolour card - Spectrum Noir Aqua pens - Yellow - Lime - meadow - Gold - Magnolia - Bud Green - Moss on water colour card

I hope you will be able to join in xx
thanks for stopping by 

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Isabelle loves her Ice cream


Hi me lovelies
I'm sharing an Uptown girl today from Stamping Bella
This is Isabelle loves her Ice cream 
I've used a pesscut die for the card shape
die cut from Sizzix and MFT dienamics
coloured on Kraft with Spectrum Noir pencils
Skin - 8 - 89
Hair - 94 - 120 
Dress, shoes and butterfly - 001 - 61 - 62 - 63 - 72
Chair - 4 - 36
Grass - 45 - 46 - 120
Ice creams - 001 - 4 - 36 - 46 - 87 - 111

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