THIS IS ME...

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Barwell, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Hi fellow crafting friends.. I am married and have been for 18 years, we have 2 children who are 17 and 14 and getting more complicated as they get older! I love my crafting.. though mainly cardmaking, it keeps me busy and off the (high)street, apart from our local craft shop where I am a frequent visitor. I have been crafting for about 6 year, it started with putting a few cut out easter eggs on some cards for people and just grew to what it is now, I have taken over the dinning room, garage and I have the cupboard under the stairs to.. one day I hope to convert the garage into a proper craft room. We live in Leicestershire but are orginally from Exeter in Devon. We moved here after a short stint in Bedfordshire but have been here for 8 years in October, its the longest we have ever been in one place for! My husband is an aircraft engineer but I dont really share his love of metal flying machines! Just cars and crafting!

Thursday, 22 April 2010

Magic Box

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Made this for a friends birthday.. she loved it. Going to make another for other friends' birthday. I made my own template for this.
I decorated this with red, black and gold card and stamped flowers on to the card with a gold ink.
There a great idea for birthday cards.. something to treasure for ever!

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Pretty in Pink




Its been a while since I have uploaded anything on here, I expect you thought I had deserted my blog!
Anyway, thought that I would upload this for viewing. Its a card for a baby girl hence 'Pretty in Pink'

Wednesday, 30 December 2009






These are a bit late I know, it seems to have been a very busy month and now we are going into 2010 so Happy New Year to you all.

Here's to a Happy successful and prosperous 2010 for everyone!

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

October with Joanna Sheen CD






Where has the year gone! October already..
Anyway, have been doing some cards with my Joanna Sheen CD, its nice when you remember something you haven't used for a while. These are for my Grandmother, shes one of my best customers!

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Something vintage





Another addition to the collection for the time being.



I have just joined a new website called A Vintage Affair, I recommend it to everyone that loves all that is vintage.
Anyway, it inspired me to do some crafting cause as you may have noticed it has been a bit quiet here for a while!

I have just been diagnosed with diabetes and have been told to lose weight so have been rather taken up with that at the moment and lost my momentem for crafting.. so if anyone has any tips for getting some steam up again please let me know!! At the same time if anyone has any tips for making the perfect vintage card I would also love to hear it.. I am far from this and need as many tips as possible, kind ones please!

I can't believe its the middle of September already, the kids have gone back to school and I am already counting the days to half term!
Hoping to be away then but want to lose another stone by then.. lots more visits to the gym I think is what is needed!!

I hope that everyone out there is ok and I do apologise for not keeping up with you all, please keep the emails and text coming though as I havent forgotten you.




Saturday, 29 August 2009

More for August


This one is for my friend in the Philippines. She into Ballroom dancing so did this for her.



This one was a quicky for my daughters boyfriend. I wasnt really very sure what to do for him so thought that I would do something vintage.. and this is what I turned out.


Wednesday, 5 August 2009

The busy month of August!




Theres always alot of family birthdays in August and these are just 2 that I have done recently for 2 of those birthdays.
More to follow!