Friday 14 December 2012

Keith's Christmas card

This is the Christmas card I made for Keith this year it is using Tim Holtz stamps this one is my fav one this year.

Thursday 29 November 2012

!8th Birthday Card

The top Card is for my  Grandaughter  Bobby who is going to be 18 on the 2nd Dec it is also her Dad's and my son Daniel's birthday the same day it now has his name on it.I think most of products used are Tim Holtz

Stocking Fillers for Xmas

At Christmas Mum,Dad,Brothers and Sisters buy silly bits and pieces and put in a stocking {pillow case usually }I brought the boxes from The Range and then painted some with acrylic paint and some sprayed with Dylusion sprays. I then stamped and embossed them.The green one at the top is for my brother who is a pest controller

Sorry I have not blogged recently have not been well and then couldn't get into here now I have to remeber how I did it lol.

Tuesday 30 October 2012

Birthday card for friend

A birthday card for a friend I was playing with my new stamps I have got from Stampendous which I am loving.

Crumpled Suede

This is for the challenge over at Studio L3 the challenge this week being Crumpled Kraft Suede page 40 in Compendium of Curiosties Vol 2 by Tim Holtz all products used on the tag were Tim's plastic spider from Sainsbury and one stamp by My Minds Eye.

Saturday 27 October 2012

A few cards

A few cards I have done recently not good at blogger at the mo but I am still crafting.

Friday 19 October 2012

Halloween Box

My box I made for Halloween I am rather pleased with it.I have left a couple of places free so I can add to it when I want.I used Dylusion sprays to colour box stamps used were Tim Holtz and My Mind's Eye.Metal web was a candle holder which I broke up well Keith did.Embellishments were from Sainsbury and Hobbycraft.

Tuesday 16 October 2012


Here is my tag which I have done for a couple of Challenges one is at Studio L3 which is Perfect Pearls from Tim Holtz book vol 2 the other one is at Sunday Stampers the theme being metal.
Inks used were mustard seed and gathered twigs,stamps used Tim Holtz,Dylusion and Creative Expression.Metal embellishment were got at a craft show not sure who makes them.

Wednesday 10 October 2012


A tag made for a swap on a forum I belong too the technique was Blended Batik which is from Tim Holtz 1st book on p36 if any of you want to try it.Stamps used for this tag are Tim Holtz and Dylusion.Girl coloured in with Promarkers distress inks were faded jeans and gathered twigs.

Friday 5 October 2012

Grandson's Birthday Cards

The top card was Ollie's I was going to do a pic of him driving car but my printer decided not to play ball lol.
The bottom one is for Freddie they are brothers but have they birthday's quite close together.Going to they joint birthday party tomorrow.

Tuesday 2 October 2012


I have done this tag for the challenge at Studio L3 the theme being Distress Markers.Stamps used were Dylusion and Inkylicious,Dylusion stencil.Distress markers used were barn door,faded jeans and ink pad gathered twigs.

Wednesday 12 September 2012


I have done a tag which I am using for a couple of challenges for Sunday Stampers theme being riot of colour and Artistic Stamper which is splatters and speckles.I used Dylusion sprays for background colours Lemon Zest,Cut Grass and Bubblegum Pink , Dylusion stencil Chequered Dots stamps used are Artistic Stamper Flower Power,Journaling Words 2,Creative Art Thoughts and Swirls Splats and Dots.

Sunday 9 September 2012

Games Page

I belong to a Forum called Rebel Stamper where we do lots of swaps and challenges.This page is for Sept challenge the theme being games it is great fun and it is these challenges that has started me off Journalling.

Friday 7 September 2012

A couple of Journal pages

I am rather new to this Journalling but thought I would give it ago I am pleased with what I have done but if any of you have advice please give so at least I can go in the right direction.

Sunday 26 August 2012

Masking card Technique

A birthday card for a friend.I used masking tape as the background and using distress inks added colour.The dummy is a die and I used  soft metal foil which I then used acholol inks to colour.Then added a few embellishment to finish off.


A tag I made for the green challenge at Sunday Stampers I used distress inks evergreen bough,mowed grass and brushed corduroy around edges.Stamped and embossed car on bottom of tag stamp emboss plane and cut out and put across the top of the tag. Stamp sentiment on tag stamp  ticket and air mail and attach to tag.

Kraft Resist

Here is a tag which I have done for the challenge over at Studio L3 this week it is the kraft resist technique.I used Tim's kraft papers first I stain the tag using fired brick distess stain.Then using wild honey ink pad coloured in gap on tag and on the dummy I die cut out in kraft paper.The embossed bits are using one of Tim's stamps and Frantage aged silver embossing enamel which I love.Then added a few bits to it.

Tuesday 21 August 2012

Steampunk Tag

Here is a tag for the steampunk challenge at Sunday Stampers. Inks used are broken china and gathered twigs distress inks stamps are Paperartsy,Darkroom Door,Tim's and Artistic Outpost.

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Charli's 21st Birthday Card

Here is the card I made for my Grandaughter Charli can't believe I have a grandaughter of 21.I thought I would also put in forward for the challenge over at Sunday Stampers the theme being shiny.

Thursday 9 August 2012


Here is a tag I made for the challenges at Studio L3 the theme being perfect pearls mist and also Sunday Stamper  theme being patterns.It seems ages that I have done some challenges I enjoyed doing this one.I used Dylusion sprays Lemon Zest and Melted Chocolate then edged with DI gathered twigs.Stamps used were Tim's,artistic stamper and pickley pear. I then used baker's twine to wrap round tag .

Wednesday 25 July 2012


Here is a tag I have done for a challenge at Sunday Stampers the theme being words I am also using it for a swap as it is using Tim's technique scribbled stain.Inks use were peacock feathers,rusty hinge and gathered twigs.Dragon fly is Tando and flower and leaf is Tim's tattered pinecone.stamps used Tim's.

Various Cards I have made

I haven't been too good at blogging recently been out of sorts and busy but I have been doing some crafting

Monday 16 July 2012

Clock made at workshop

Here is the clock I made at a workshop I went to at Pickwell Farm it is using Tando products inks used are distress stains,distress inks and perfect pearls,Stamps used Tim Holtz and Darkroom door then a few embellishments I had in my stash.

Wednesday 4 July 2012

Keith's Birthday Card

Keith's Birthday Card for 2012 paper and stamps are Tim's,darkroom door.inks used gathered twigs and festive berries.

Fabric Swap

A couple of cards I made for a fabric swap on a forum I belong too.The fabric is hankies they are clean ones lol a Christmas present hubby got.Dies used were Tim's stamps used Tim's,Dylusion and Creative Expressions.

Friday 29 June 2012


Here is my pockets for the challenge over at Hels Sunday Stampers  I haven't actually finished it as I have a few more bits to add but I have had a week from hell but wanted to show it. If I remember right all stamps used are Tim's as well as the card.

Sunday 17 June 2012

Cake Stand

I made this at a workshop I went to at Pickwell Farm which is my local craft shop it is done using art parts,I then coloured using stains and DI of various colours mainly fired brick & frayed burlap.flower is done using a die and other items were from my stash

Saturday 16 June 2012


Here is a card for the sunday stampers challenge over at Hels items used dylusion bubblegum pink and DI worn lipstick.Stamps used were Tim's and not sure who's the happy birthday's is.

Wednesday 13 June 2012

Red ,Blue and White

I made this tag for the challenge over at Artistic Stamper stamps used are Stampotique,Artistic Stamper,Tim Holtz and Creative Expressions.Inks used were Adirondack Stonewashed and Red Pepper I used white embossing powder and pearl dabber.The red and blue ribbon to finish it off.

Sunday 10 June 2012

Pocket Watch

Really enjoyed this one until taking the pic really need a new camera.This is for the challenge over at Studio L3 using Tim Holtz  techniques from his book A Compendium Of Curiosities Vol 2. Kindly sponsored by               Simon Says Stamp World  I didn't have one of Tim's watch so use this and use the embellishments I had not sure of the make.I mounted it on a canvas square covered in Tim's papers and tissue tape around the edges then inked with gathered twigs.Now just waiting for hubby to put a nail in the wall.

Saturday 9 June 2012

My Brother's Birthday Card

Here is my card for my birthday for this pic I have just laid it together in the bag is what my brother will get
and he has to put it together lol I try to do something different each year it has become a fun thing.

Tuesday 5 June 2012

Birthday Card

A birthday card for a good friend.All items used were Tim's inks used were walnut stain. Just hope he likes it

Repurposed Packaging

Here is my tag for the Repurposed Packaging challenge over at Studio L3 using Tim's Technique from A Compendium Of Curiosities vol 2.Inks used Adirondack-meadow and red pepper.AI -meadow red pepper and sandal.Stamps used-Tim's and Creative Expressions.Dies used Tattered Floral and Tattered Leaves.

Tuesday 29 May 2012


Here is a card which i made for a friends birthday and the words challenge over at Hels blog stamps used are Dylusion and Artistic Stamper, inks used were barn door,spiced marmalade and gathered twigs coloured stamped image with various distress markers [ I was a lucky girl and got them for my birthday ]

Tuesday 22 May 2012


A tag for the circle challenge over at Sunday Stampers DI inks used were wild honey,evergreen bough & gathered twigs.Stamps used were Artistic Stamper and Tim's.