Wednesday 27 February 2013

Retirement Card

Good evening everyone hope you have had a good day it's been nice to see the sunshine at last and I even managed to go out wearing shoes and not my furry boots I just hope it lasts.
The card I'm sharing is one I have made for my good friend Lorna to give to one of  her best friends Pam who is retiring very soon. I love this stamps and I thought it shows just what retirement is all about fun, treats, enjoyment and relaxation

Card Recipe

Stamp Emma Swing Lily of the Valley(LOTV)
Coloured with pro markers
Sentiment stamp LOTV
Dies spellbinders and Magnolia do hickey
Fence Crafty Sentiments
Flowers local store and Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon left over from my son's wedding invitations from Hobby Craft
Pearls Viva pearl pen
Sewing Machine
Card and paper from my stash
Thank you for looking at my Blog enjoy the rest of your evening 

Sunday 24 February 2013

70th Birthday stitched card for Val

I was commissioned this card by my best friend Val. It is for one of her dear friends 70th birthday. I hope she likes it. I have made this card before and I never tire of making it  I always enjoy the stitching and the results are always stunning and worth all the effort.


Card Recipe

Stitched topper made from The Flower Basket Pattern from Stitching Cards
Flowers and Doyley Wild Orchid Crafts
Gold Charm Wye Needlecrafts Bakewell
Sentiment Craftwork Cards
Ribbon, Papers and everything else from my stash

Hope you are all enjoying a great Sunday and thank you for looking  Carole

Friday 22 February 2013

Birdcage  Card

Good morning everyone It's freezing here I hate this cold weather I'm definitely a warm sunshine girl. .I thought I'd share this birdcage card with you  today its something different for me I had to use a craft knife a lot and its not my favourite craft tool !! However I am pleased with the results I hope you agree.

Card Recipe

Card base Craftwork Cards
Papers an old Chatsworth paper pad from Do crafts
Marianne bird die
Spellbinders floral die
Flowers, pearl string, and brad from stash
Lace from Dainty Crafts

Wednesday 20 February 2013


Thought you might like to  see this card I have made for my friend Margaret for her daughter's 40th birthday . I think the colours have worked well.

Card Recipe
Tim Holtz coredination card stock
Marianne Dies
Magnolia do Hickey swirl
Flowers local Hobbycraft store
Lace, pearl string and gems from stash
Thanks for looking enjoy your day

Monday 18 February 2013

Hi Everyone
Just got my Blog set up finally hope to  start posting soon

love Carole x