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Friday, 4 December 2015

Foxy birthday

Believe it or not this card was made with a Christmas stamp set and edgelits...


Saturday, 3 October 2015

I love cookies

I love the Sesame Street characters and they make great card ideas... here's one for my friends 2 year old...


Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Pirate punch art

Hello, and happy 7th June 2015. Today I signed up to Stampin' Up! once more... so it is a momentous occasion. Mostly because there a big box of crafting stash soon to be heading my way... so more crafting and blog posts here hopefully.

Today I'm sharing a cute little card made with one of my favourite punches... fortunately it is still available in the new Stampin' Up! catalogue, and I can understand why, it's just so versatile.

Still my favourite punch - the owl punch...


Saturday, 16 May 2015

Frame anything

In this case it's flowers, but the on film framelits from Stampin' Up! can be used to frame just about anything...


Sunday, 26 April 2015

40th birthday cocktails

A card made for my friends 40th birthday celebrations... with a cocktail bar theme :)



Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Chinese new year of the sheep

Oops I totally forgot to share these with you in February... yes, it's the year of the sheep!





Saturday, 28 March 2015

I made these... lion around

More from my recent invites commission for a baby's first birthday today.  The rest of the set...


Lot's more punches for this card... and lots more cards:


Wednesday, 25 March 2015

You're having a giraffe

Today I have part of a commission to share with you, and it was certainly a challenging one to make 10 of these cards!


At one point I actually felt like I had bitten off more than I could chew, after punching out yet another giraffe 'horn' and set of nostrils. 

I was really pleased when they were finished and think they came out ok in the end :).


Saturday, 21 March 2015

Fiddly dies for a birthday

I really like using my Big Shot for cutting out and embossing card making bits and bobs. The die I've used for today's card comes from the Hello You thinlits die from Stampin' Up! which I found very fiddly to use until I had tried it a few times.


Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Lotus Blossom card ideas

I absolutely love the Lotus Blossom stamp set from Stampin' Up!, although I did find it a little fiddly to work out the colour combo's and deal with stamping off the ink for some of the images.

This 3 layered stamp can be inked in so many colours to create lovely flowers - I stuck with Rose Red and Pink Pirouette, although they are retired colours, they still look great.



Sunday, 15 March 2015

Mothers Day 2015

Honestly, I've been rubbish at keeping my craft blog up to date!

Today, I was reminded to share a card with you... as it's Mothers Day...


I've used the Circle Card thinlits die from Stampin' Up! for the base, cut from Crumbcake card and then featured the Beautiful Butterflies dies.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Little houses

A quick card with little houses for a new home. I went with Tempting Turquoise and Whisper White colours, but any combination will work...


Saturday, 14 February 2015

2015 Valentines

So although I don't really celebrate Valentines Day, I couldn't resist making a card with my reasonably new Thinlits Circle Card for from Stampin' Up!

I love the little die cuts that feature with the main card template...


I've used a couple of Stampin' Up! Stamp sets too... Here the opened card..



Happy Heart Day!


Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Punch art piglet

I thought this punched pig was so cute when I saw it, I had to make a card for my sister...



Saturday, 24 January 2015

Punch art flower card for Mum

It's been a while since my mums birthday, but here's the card I made her as I haven't shared it yet...



The card uses two of my favourite punches from Stampin' Up! - the Bird Punch and the Owl Punch.


Final smash pages, from Sri Lanka and Luxembourg

Completely random and nowhere near each other. Here are my pages from Sri Lanka and Luxembourg:




Friday, 23 January 2015

Travel Smash Book: Cities in Europe beginning with B

Oddly I've found 3 pages from European destinations that begin with B, that I haven't share with you. Here they are: Baltics, Budapest, Bratislava...






Thursday, 22 January 2015

Travel Smash Book: Western Europe pages

Gosh, I'm running out of titles for all these travel smash book pages. Today I've got pages from Champagne, Bruges and Andorra.






Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Travel Smash Book: Portugal

I absolutely loved Porto in Portugal, and I loved smashing the pages from my trip just as much...

 

And I also spent some time in the Algarve with friends afterwards...


Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Other Spain smash book pages

I've already share Granada and Jerez smash pages from Spain, with you here. So today I'm sharing, Seville, Costa Blanca and Leon.







Monday, 19 January 2015

Arizona, Vegas and Grand Canyon smash pages

The next lot of pages from the now completed Travel Smash book are from Arizona, Vegas and the Grand Canyon...

See more from my trip to Arizona here

See more from my Vegas trip here

Grand Canyon... in the snow! See trip details here

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Chinese New Year lanterns

These lanterns will work well for any year...


Smash pages from London

As promised, today I have the first of the remaining pages from my now completed Travel Smash book to share with you.

London has really surprised me in recent years, and it's also now where I live!




Tomorrow I've got my pages from the US, to share... so check back then

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Finally finished my Travel Smash book

Ok, so I have been rubbish at regularly posting here so far this year. Mainly just haven't had a chance to get the craft stash out much, and have been busy finishing my Travel Smash book :).

I'm so excited that it's virtually complete, subject to a couple of  photos that I need to get printed and add.


It was almost becoming too big to complete, but thankfully I didn't have to rebind or take any pages out.

Here's one of the last pages from my recent trip to Cuba in December...



So, although I have shared quite a few of my smash pages previously, there appear to be plenty that I haven't posted pictures. Therefore I'll be spreading them out over the next few posts in case you want to bookmark my blog here or facebook page and follow along for the next few days.

If you want to check back through my posts for previous posts I've tagged them with '1 travel smash'.

I'd love to hear what you think?