Sunday 18 December 2011

Hubby's Xmas card

Hubby's Xmas card for 2011 done with all of Tim Holtz stamps and papers

Friday 16 December 2011

A Birthday Card

This is a birthday card for a friend it was lovely to do something rather than Xmas cards.
Everything that was used was Tim Holtz products apart from the little penny farthing.

Friday 9 December 2011

Tag 9

Here is my tag 9 I have done it slightly different as I don't have the candlestick I am loving the new colours.

Thursday 8 December 2011

Tag 8

I loved this tag and have really enjoyed doing this one my favorite one so far.

Tag 7

Here is tag 7 of  had to cut my own holly leaves out  and make do with using other stamps but am rather pleased with it.

Tuesday 6 December 2011

Tag 6

Here is attempt at tag 6 .I had a few probs with this one did'nt really have a suitable folder try one and using the dabbers it looked awful so did this one and used acholol inks which was better than my first one .Then took a pic which is'nt the best lol not really my day.

Monday 5 December 2011

Tag 5

Here is my tag 5 I did'nt have the Christmas reflection stamps so used the ones that I had don't think it came out too bad.

Sunday 4 December 2011

Tag 4

Here is my version of tag 4 I am really enjoying doing these.

Tag 3 of 12 Tags of Christmas

Here is tag 3 luckily I had the stamps although I used the stamp rather than make my own as I had a busy day and ran out of time

Friday 2 December 2011

Tegan's Birthday Card

Tegan's  [grandaughter] birthday card stamps used are Dylusions,Paperbag Studio. I really enjoyed making this and the stamps are lovely to use.

Tim's Tags No 2

Here is my take on no 2 tag not sure that I am to happy with it my little brain not working too well this morning lol. Various stamps used along with DI and distress stain.

Tims Tag no 1

Here is my take on Tim's no 1 tag for 2011.I used a sissex snowflake embossing folder.Tim's leaves die and stamps,distress inks and real fir cones beads are from my stash

Monday 28 November 2011

Birthday Card

Here is the card I made for my grandaughter Robyn it is abit different to what I usually do for her so it will be good to see her reaction.

Sunday 20 November 2011

Birthday Card for Son

This is my son Daniel's birthday card.Stamps used were Paper Artsy and Artistic Stamper inks used were DI Gathered Twigs and Black Soot.Embellishments were from my stash.

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Grungy Monday 27

Here is a tag for Grungy Monday 27 challenge over at Studio L3 using Tim Holtz  techniques.I used Paper Artsy stamps, gold perfect pearls were added to Rusty Hinge re-inker, gathered twigs and barn door distree inks were used, Glassine flower,gems and lace were added.

Sunday 6 November 2011

Background Challenge at Artistic Stamper

This is for the background challenge at Artistic Stamper inks used were Tim Distress inks evergreen bough,gathered twigs,faded jeans and ripe persimmon.Stamps used were Artistic Stamper and Creative Expressions

Thursday 27 October 2011

Grungy Monday 24 Challenge

Here is my tag for Grungy Monday 24 Challenge at Studio L3 using Tim Holtz techniques this week it was perfect distress I used Ripe Pesimmon,Crushed Olive as base then stamped swirls and put Biscotti perfect pearls on.Stamped text and heart on tag then edged with a bit more distress inks Faded Jeans,Old Paper and Forest Moss Stamped a cut out 2 butterflies then put on tag as though sitting on hear put gems down centre .All stamps used were Tim's.I also put heirloom gold on the dotty stamp.

Monday 24 October 2011

Artistic Stamper Autumn Challenge

I made this at a workshop I attended yesterday which I really enjoyed.I used art parts as the frame coloured with Fired Brick,Gathered Twigs and Wild Honey.Stamps used were Tim's and Creative Expressions embellishments I had in my stash.Sorry about my fingers in mirror lol.I am hoping you all think that it qualify as Autumn colours for the challenge at Artistic Stampers

Saturday 22 October 2011

A couple of Birthday Cards

Here are a couple of cards very similar but different colourways I don't usually do cute but was rather pleased with the way they turned out.

Friday 21 October 2011

Grungy Monday 23

This is my 10 min card for Grungy Monday 23 Challenge at Studio L3 using Tim Holtz products.I found this really hard to do this is my 3rd attempt to do one in 10 mins.Stamps are Tim's the flower is using Tim'd dies this one had actually been made some time ago.White ribbon coloured with worn lipstick distress inks.

Tuesday 11 October 2011


Here is a card I made for Grungy Monday 22 challenge over at Studio L3 using Tim Holtz Techniques.
I used Tim's papers and stamps the skeleton I hinged using brads as the 2nd picture show.So good to have Grungy Monday Back.

Monday 26 September 2011

Artistic Stamper Challenge-Numbers

This is a tag for Artistic Stamper Challenge which is numbers.
Stamps used Tim Holtz and Creative Expression inks used were Rusty Hinge,Aged Maghony and Walnut stain.

Thursday 22 September 2011

My Completed Canvas

Here is my completed canvas that I have done on the Inspiration Showcase course with Jennifer Mcguire
it has been very good and I have really enjoyed it.

Saturday 17 September 2011

Birthday Card

This a card I made using distress inks I used faded jeans and fired brick for background.
Sissix dies for topper and the stamp is Crafty Individuals.

Friday 16 September 2011

Card with Distress Inks

A card using Distress ink on day 5 of Inspiration Showcase course I am doing


A tag using a embossing folder and then using Tim Holtz rosette die.

Thursday 15 September 2011

Ollie's 1st Birthday Card

This is a card made for Ollie's first birthday the stamps used are Kars with a Tim Holtz die rosette and coloured with promarkers.

2 cards using different techniques

The pink card is done with dry embossing techniques and the other one is using resist techniques

Row 1 and 2 of canvas

Here are my first 2 rows of my canvas that I am doing on Jennifer Mcguire's course It is all different techniques first row is resist techniques and the 2nd is dry embossing.The 2nd row is the one with the rosette on.

Monday 12 September 2011

Resist Technique Card

Here is a card using resist techniques which we have done today on Jennifer Mcguire's online course I am doing.

Thursday 8 September 2011

Grungy Monday Challenge 21

Here is a tag for grungy monday challenge at Studio L3 using
Tim Techniques. I used
Paper--7 gypsies
Alcohlol inks--Sandal & Ginger
Distress inks--Walnut Stain

Friday 2 September 2011

Cards for my Neice

A couple of cards for my neice Emily one for her 18th and the other for passing her driving test.The pic on 18th card is Emily when young

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Grungy Monday Challenge 20

Here is my tags for grungy monday challenge 20 at Studio L3 using Tim's techniques

I started one was'nt sure if I liked it so turned tag over and started again so here is both sides of the tag.New York City one is all Tim's products and Steampunk one the stamps are darkroom door.

Tuesday 9 August 2011

Sheena's Blog Candy

Sheena Douglass is giving away a set of her new Christmas fushion stamps so pop over to her blog click on link below

Looking forward to friday's shows

Friday 22 July 2011

Haberdashery Box

My husband Keith brought the empty box at a charity shop for 30p I decided to make this box and am rather pleased how it turned out now I have to find somewhere to display it.Stamps and paper used are Tim Holtz and then bits and pieces I had lying round.

Grungy Monday 16

This is for Grungy Monday 16 challenge for
Studio L3 using Tim Holtz techniques.The
challenge this week was to use grunge board
so using dies I did the bird cage and flower.I then decided to make a birthday book for myself

Sunday 17 July 2011

Grungy Monday 15

Here is my tag for Grungy Monday15 at Studio L3
using Tim Holtz techniques.
I used Worn Lipstick and Pumice Stone Distress Inks,Stamps used were Tim's from Nature's Element {Visual Artistry} as is the die for the flower and the ticket.Ribbon was white coloured using worn lipstick ink pad.

Thursday 7 July 2011

Grungy Monday 14

Here is my tag for grungy monday 14 challenge over at
Studio L3 using Tim Holtz techniques.
For this tag I used Barn Door and Broken China reinkers,
Perfect Bronze from Perfect Pearls .Stamps used were Darkroomdoor and Tim's.

Wednesday 6 July 2011

Keith's Birthday Card

This is the card I made for Keith for his birthday
I used Tim's Visual Artistry Stamps.

Thursday 30 June 2011

Grungy Monday 13

Here is my tag for grungy monday 13 challenge at Studio L3
Using Tim Holtz techniques.Acholol inks used are Raspberry,Butterscotch,Stream,Oregano and Gold Mixative.All stamps are Tim's from his Visual Artistry Sets which I have just got.Not sure who made the little clock picked it up at my local craft shop.

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Grungy Monday 12 Challenge

This is my attempt at grungy monday 12 at Studio L3
using Tim Holtz techniques.I used Tim's stamps and papers the used purple twilight dabber.Then added a few embellishments.

Sunday 12 June 2011

Card and Atc's

Woke up to a power cut yesterday so started to play did my grungy monday challenge and then made these as well .


Here is a card for grungy monday 10 challenge for Studio L3
using Tim holtz techniques. I used Tim's stamps and made a background which I coloured using distress inks spiced marmalade,worn lipstick and mustard seed srayed with copper perfect pearls.Topper is using stamp with copper leaf behind.

Friday 10 June 2011

Artistic Stamper Challenge

This is the card I have done for the Artistic Stamper Challenge I used Adirondack espresso with the white card and the +1 is Fired brick distress inks.Stamps used are Tim Holtz and Paperartsy.