Friday, 25 February 2011

Butterflies and Flowers Image

Here's the Butterflies and Flowers stamped image I used to make one of my cards.

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Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Butterflies and Flowers

Card border edge punched with the EK Success Punch - Arch Scallop
Background paper embossed using the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Swiss Dots

Topper coloured in with Promakers and embellished with Diamond Sparkle Glitter - Butterfly Trails

Forever Friends Birthday Card

Another card I made using backing paper from the S.W.A.L.K Papercrafting CD Rom Vol 1 from Crafter's Companion and the Embossing Folder Plus - Brocade Window for the Cuttlebug Machine and a Forever Friends image I had in my stash, finished off with some gems and a sentiment.

Blooming Wonderful Card

The card insert

Items used to make this card:

Butterfly Flourish

This card I made using the EK Success Corner Punch - Flower & Flourish and added gems and embellishments from my stash

Floral Birthday Card

Another birthday card I made using the new Embossing Folder Plus - Perfect Perennials for the Cuttlebug and Martha Stewarts Daisy Punch for the flowers.

Forever Friends Birthday Card


Items used to make this card:

VW Beetle Card

Here's a card I made for my brother...

I designed the backing paper using Serif Craft Artist Platinum and then matt and layered the paper and topper with gold mirror card.

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Stylish Blogger Award

Am I a star or what.....I would opt for the what....Lol!!!  

But thank you so much Laurence for choosing me to win this new and lovely award. I have only had My Blog for a short time but I try to update mine on a regular basis and I regularly visit many others and I think a lot more people should go and visit them.

I have been asked to pass this amazing award onto 8 fellow bloggers whose blogs I love and visit regularly.

To accept this award I need to do the following:
  1. Link this award back to the lovely person who gave it to me.
  2. Give 8 facts about myself
  3. Pass the award onto 8 bloggers
  4. Leave a comment on their blogs to let them know about the award.
So I am passing this award onto :

Crafter's Companion

And now 8 facts about myself...
  1. I am married to Gary
  2. I have a 17 year old son, Luke
  3. I have a 14 year old son, Sam
  4. I work as a Teaching Assistant
  5. I enjoy crafting, especially card making
  6. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, but also enjoy spending time alone
  7. I enjoy going out and visiting places of interest, i.e castles, museums, zoos etc.
  8. I enjoy going to the movies (when finances allow me to)

Saturday, 12 February 2011

Blog Award

A very nice person, Laurence from Crafters Companion forum,  who I consider as a friend as decided to give me a Liebster Blog Award, and I am really pleased and proud of it.

There are a couple of conditions for accepting this award, ( which I have)

You have been TAGGED & want to participate.
Then create a post where you POST the "LOVE BLOG" image.
You should also blog the persons link that gave you the awardand inform her/him that you accept the award.
You can then choose 3-5 favourite blogs which you alos link to your post then each blogger will inform you that they have been tagged.

The aim of this action is to bring unknown good blogs to light so please do not blog fellow bloggers that already have 3,000 followers.
It took me a bit of time because some of the people I would have liked to have awarded have already been chosen but my chosen 3 blogs to recieve this award are:

Sunday, 6 February 2011

60th Birthday Card

This is a card I've made using Serif Craft Artist

Ebellishments have been added to to for that finishing touch.

Card Front

Card Insert

Large Blue Butterfly has been decoupaged and
Glitter and Gems added to embellish

Envelope front made using Serif Craft Artist

Crafter's Companion Monthly Challenge 9 - Romance

Serif Craft Artist Platinum used to add the embossed writing to the Heart

Items used to make this card:

Birthday Card - Perfect Perennials

A birthday card I made using the new Embossing Plus Folder - Perfect Perennials for the Cuttlebug

Items used to make this card:

Popcorn Bear Birthday Card

A quick card I made using Popcorn Bear

Items used to make this card:

Butterfly Birthday Card

Here's a card I made using one of the new Embossing Plus Folders for the Cuttlebug

Items used to make this card: