Friday 29 March 2019


For the last card this week i thought I'd share a very clean and crisp one. The apertures are created using the stitched rectangle dies. They make it so easy to get crisp clean cut outs!
I'm also sharing the gorgeous card, flowers snd gifts we recieved from our wonderful retreat attendees!! Oh boy did we feel loved and appreciated 💖

Thursday 28 March 2019


Have you ever added to the design on a piece of pattern paper? Well thats what I did on today's card. I used a ruler and a stampin write marker and added extra lines to the gingham gala dsp.  I just love that you can get more for your pennies!!!
I'm also sharing a few photos from the Saturday night dinner party of our retreat. The dress code was tutus!!! 🦄🦄🦄

Tuesday 26 March 2019


Today's card is a fun fold made in the oh so beight and breezy Daffodil Delight that is just perfect for this time of year 😊
I've also shared a couple of pictures of the retreat venue and table before the guests arrived.

Monday 25 March 2019


Today im sharing one of the projects that we share at our recent retreat #2bgc2019retreat
It's a #simplestamping project but not a card! Its a perpetual birthday calendar. It's made using the oh so pretty Butterfly gala stamps and punch and the gorgeous Gingham gala paper. I'll be sharing more projects from the weekend over this week. We had such a fantastic time at the retreat I might even have to include a few photos from it 😉 lol

Friday 15 March 2019


Hello again. For the last day this week, I have another simple card to make.
Using stamps, ink, paper and a few watercolour pencils. I made this card.

Using a piece of paper that I created yesterday, I've made another card only this time it's not for a baby but for spring.

Yesterday I made a single sheet of A4 paper using Fable Friends and Sahara Sand ink. 
For more information on the stamp set, please click HERE

I stamped another image onto a scrap of card, this time in Memento Ink.
I used this because of the gentle colouring I did on the animal.

I finished off with a simple message cut with a 1 1/4" circle punch. Then another piece of Melon Mambo and the 1 1/2" circle punch and fixed them together.
A little duck into the corner and now it's complete.
Thank you for joining us this week. I look forward to seeing back here next week.

Thursday 14 March 2019


Hello. Today I am showing you some simplestamping projects that I've made.
Well, I call them simple!
I started with a sheet of A4 White card and stamped the images randomly over it, then cut it into 4 equal parts.

I used Fable Friends stamp set and using Sahara Sand Ink. I stamped the images all over.
Then using the Stampin' Trimmer, I cut the insides of the piece out. I started with a 1 cm gap from each edge on each level.
For more information on the Fable Friends, please click HERE

I then mounted each piece onto Blackberry Bliss card to mat and layer it.

The centre panel, I matted the Blackberry Bliss onto a piece of Sahara Sand card.
A simple message on the outside and matching mats on the inside
to complete this simple card.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

More Team Swaps.

Here are the swaps and Make and Takes that Cary and I gave our team to make at our team training.
This first one is from Cary. She made this gorgeous card using the lovely new FREE papers from Salebration. They are call Painted Seasons.
Cary coordinated the papers with the Foxy Friends and a frame from the Stitched Shapes die cut in Call Me Clover card.

This next one is from me. Granny Apple Green, a Whisper White stitched Rectangle frame, a basic black mat embossed in Falling Leaves and a Whisper White Stitched Frame mat.
Using the Wonderful Romance stamps, I heat embossed in Versamark and White powder.  
Then Die cut it with the Wonderful Framelets.  

The next projects were the make and takes for the team to make.
I used Wonderful Romance stamped onto a Whisper White mat. I used a Stitched Rectangle framelit.
It gives a very simple image which can be coloured. It then opens up to.....

 ....This! The gorgeous papers from the FREE Saleabration, Painted Seasons papers.

I made this box fold in the centre of the card. I fixed a piece of vellum which has been embossed in the Climbing Vine embossing folder.

Cary made this gorgeous little box and lid. Using the Painted Seasons stamp set, we stamped around the lower part of the box (before construction). Another piec of the Painted Seasons paper was used for the lid. A little ribbon, a tag with some leaves and a message to finish it off.

 I have always wanted to make this little box so I'm really chuffed with mine. 
Cary bought chocolates to go in it too!!! What a superstar!

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Team Swaps.

Today I am going to show you some of the beautiful projects that our team mates have made.
They were to case an image of a card on the front of the Seasonal Catalogue.
 The centre top one with a frame around.

 These are the first ones. This one was made by Danielle Ehren. Danielle Ehren used the Geared Up Garage, Pressed Flowers and Birthday Backgrounds.

 This is another made by Danielle for her new team mate Grace as she didn't know what to expect. She has used Botanical Butterfly Dsp, a Granny Apple Green Stitched Rectangle and one of the lovely Whisper White Narrow Note cards and Envelopes.   
The next one is from Lizzie Bennett. Lizzie has used the Masking tape technique which Cary showed at class last week. It still has the border around it and she has used Lovely Lattice and Daisy Delight stamp sets. 

This beautiful simple and elegant looking card was made by Karen Franks. Again, using a border, although not a full one it looks really classy. Karen used the Bloom by Bloom stamp set and the gorgeous foil which is free in Saleabration.

This lovely elegant little card was made by Debs Putland. Debs has used the beautiful Gingham Gala papers, a stitched oval in Whisper White and Let it Ride for the lovely image. She has used one of the lovely Whisper White Narrow Note cards and Envelopes.   

This beautiful card was made by Diane Howe. Diane has used Gorgeous Grape and Highland Heather card and ink and a piece of Smoky Slate for the inside mat. A really beautiful combination of colour.
Strong and Beautiful and You're Inspiring stamp sets and The Rectangles and Stitched Shapes Framelits. To finish off, a little splash of contrast with the Bow in Lemon Lime Twist Ribbon from Saleabration. 

 I'm sure you'll agree, that we have a really talented group of ladies in our team.