Sunday, 24 February 2013

Bird Thank You Card

Evening all,

Today I am going to share a Thank You Card that I made last year but never blogged.

The card was for a man so wanted to make it masculine. I used some script stamps for the background, and the bird and music stamps are from one of the Urban Stamp sets by DoCrafts. I twisted the ribbon randomly before adding it on. I haven't done this before or since but think it adds a different dimension. I then added some brown adhesive pearls and some buttons.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Papertake weekly - Buttons & Bling
DoCrafts Card Makers Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking and I'd love to know what you think...

Katie xx

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

First Smash Book Page

Hi everyone,

This evening I am going to share my first Smash*book page with you. I received the Red Smash*book for Christmas and have only just got round to doing my first page.

If you would like some inspiration you can join the lovely people in the facebook groups SMASH*aholics and SMASH*ing UK.

As always, thanks for looking!

Katie xx

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Happy Valentine's Day

Evening everyone,

I hope you have all had a nice Valentine's Day. Well my hubby took me to the dentist... and they say romance is dead!! He did give me a nice card and some chocolates too though so they cheered me up!

Here is the card that I made for him. Just after Christmas I ordered some fab new craft stuff and it arrived whilst I was ill so was keen to use them when I felt better. It included the new Chronology papers by Docrafts which I love. I used walnut stain on everything apart from the white blank card as I wanted everything to have that distressed feel to it.

I was really pleased when I found the "LOVE" rub-on as it was just a random pack that I have had for years and I don't really have any sentiment stamps or anything for Valentine's Day so wasn't sure what I would use.

I'm really pleased with how it turned out, and hubby really liked it too!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

The Crafting Cafe - Anything Goes
My Mum's Crafty Shop - Valentines/Love
Cards Galore - One for the Men
The Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking

Katie xx

Monday, 11 February 2013


Hi everyone,

Sorry I haven't blogged for soooo long. I was struck down by a vicious flu virus so had 2 weeks off work and then one week only half days to ease myself back into real life! Haven't been that ill in a long time, but glad to say although I am still a bit tired I am feeling much better now.

Before I was ill, I made a necklace and some earrings for a friend's big birthday...

I thought the little humming bird was really cute, so wanted that to be the main focus. 

I then added some leaves a bit further up along with a few tiny beads just so there was a bit of colour other than silver.

I made some earings to match with leaves and tiny beads. 

My friend seemed pleased with them, so I hope she gets lots of pleasure out of wearing them.

I would love to hear your comments on them. I plan to get back into crafting now I'm better so hopefully will have lots more to show you soon!

Thanks for looking.

Katie xx