Budget butterfly card makes

I was exited to be using my new butterfly die cutters as you know, I realise i haven’t stopped blogging about them but they are just that beautiful. So anyway I was very glad I had kept a load of very old Avon magazines from way back when I used to be a rep. The…

My first ever shaker card

I have seen a good number of shaker cards and keep saying that i will give it a go. Today i finally did and I think I’m hooked. I love the interactive element but i did find making it deep enough tricky so any tips would be great. I started with choosing my glitter pink…

A cute teddy birthday card

I love stamping and so was super excited when this stamp was reduced in a local craft store to just 50p. A forever friends teddy stamp and cute sentiment wow! I got so many things that day that even now i have unopened treasures to play with. So back to the card at hand, it…

Cute kitten card

I love to do stamping and recently purchased a set of kitten stamps that i used to create this card.   The paw prints were very hard to get right so i am glad i practiced a few times before stamping on the card, even with the practice i still made a bit of a…

Rose bud

First of all can i just say how sorry i am for how long it has been since i wrote a post but i have really been struggling to take any good photos of my projects, the photos are still a bit shocking but I simply couldn’t keep waiting to share my card crafts. So…

A challenge to use flowers yet create a non girly card

I wanted to try create something a bit less girly for a birthday coming up. I actually found this a very quick card to make and very easy. First i chose three patterned papers all in this muted gold and black. These were part of a paper pad from poundstrecher. I was very happy to…

My outlet for creativity

This blog is to help me document my passion for card making. I have always enjoyed creative pursuits such as poetry or painting but recently i simply can’t get enough of creating cards. Budget makes I have an incredibly supportive husband who allows me space and the money to finance my creative pursuits. However we…