Hello lovelies and welcome back to my blog, It's your birthday, so throw acts of kindness around like confettiTimeout Inspired by Words I was asked to make a personalised card for a special little boy who turned 2 this last weekend, and I just knew I had to use this adorable stamp from Avery Elle.… Continue reading 'Surprise!' Birthday Card – Timeout Inspired by Words Challenge
Hello lovelies, This month's challenge is to use Embossing Glitter or Glintz powders; I chose a glitter powder I had already got in my collection which I felt had been somewhat neglected up to now, so I decided to give it a starring role in this 'somewhat' extra full panel shaker card! I wanted to… Continue reading Full Panel Shaker Card – WOW! FB Challenge – 'Glitter & Glintz' with a Lawn Fawnatics twist.
Hello lovelies, and welcome to a new challenge at LPOCF. I really enjoyed playing along with you all last month and I was so impressed with the talent & creativity on show! I'm looking forward to seeing what you all come up with this time round! This challenge is kindly sponsored by Pattie's Creations and… Continue reading Challenge #126 – Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends
Hello Lovelies! I've got a Valentine's Card to share with you today; I wanted to paint this beautiful new-to-me stamp from Altenew. I used my Arteza Real Brush Markers on Bristol Smooth cardstock, because they move absolutely beautifully on there. I like to add a line of colour where the darkest shadows would naturally be,… Continue reading 'Affectionate' – Timeout Challenge Entry
Today is a quick little post to share this fun card I made for my nephew's birthday! I love making action cards for kids and I've just had a new cake pop up die that I've been wanting to use. I decided on a design with a baby dragon blowing fire onto the unlit candles,… Continue reading Cute Birthday Dragons & a Pop-Up Cake.
I want to start off this post with the very exciting news that I have been asked to join the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Design Team. I am so excited about this fantastic opportunity and so very grateful to Joy of JoyfullyStamps for giving me my very first Design Team spot. The sponsor for… Continue reading Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge #124 – New DT Member!
This type of background can look so intimidating but I promise it can be achieved so easily with the right supplies.My favourite thing about the Nuvo shimmer powders is the effortless range of colours and intensities you get from those little bottles. I started by heat embossing this absolutely gorgeous Peony bouquet stamp from the… Continue reading Simple Watercolour Backgrounds
I'm participating in The 30 day colouring challenge that The Daily Marker runs over on her blog & Instagram. The challenge is pretty much what you'd expect it to be; spend a little time each day colouring in using any method you prefer, or even a combination of many. It's not really a challenge in… Continue reading 30 Days of Colouring Challenge – from The Daily Marker
Today I wanted to explore the differences between using pencil crayons on white & kraft card stock, so I decided to stamp out the same image onto both types of paper and then use the same colours on each to get a fair comparison. The star of the show today is this gorgeous, huge flower… Continue reading Using Coloured Pencil on White vs Kraft Card Stock
October's challenge is Christmas! I know, I know, it's only October...BUT if you want to get a good stockpile of Christmas cards then you really do need to start early. October is also my birthday so I have lots of new things to play with that I couldn't sit here just looking at for a… Continue reading Sparkles, Shine & a Burst of Colour – WOW! October 2019 Challenge Entry