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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Wedding Day

A friend asked me to make this card for a wedding she was going to, and I only had 1 day to come up with something, so it is a variation of a card I have made before. Anyway she loved it, hope the 2 grooms did too.


perfectlyrustics           male card

lexiscreations.  Anniversary or Special Occasion

dreamvalley  Wedding

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog, Irene x

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Tatty Twinkles meets Tattered Lace

Well what a lovely week we've had so far, let's hope the weather stays like this for a while. After 3 days of looking after the grandchildren, I now have a few days to craft, here is a card I  made at the weekend, it's ages since I stamped and coloured, and I really enjoyed it, must get back into it.
I have used an 8" x 8" card blank, pink card  cut to 7.5" x 7.5"  and 7" x 7" white pearlescent 
card with a 4" x 4" aperture cut in the middle. The image is coloured with prismacolour pencils, blended with a paper stump and sansador. Die cuts are tattered lace chantilly flourish and clematis, and I have added rolled flowers, pearls and a ribbon bow

I am entering the following challenges

.tuesdaythrowdown.   handmade flowers

dreamvalley    summer

craftysentiments    hand coloured image

pennyblackatallsorts.  dies and punches

challenge.tatteredlace  elegant

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog Irene x

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Granddaughter's Birthday

Well I can't believe that our oldest grandchild will be 11 tomorrow,  where do the years go. Anyway she is a big fan of 1D, and as I made her a1D card last year, thought i'd make her something different this time, so here it is, a pop up box, hope she likes it.

 Don't know if I will find any challenges to enter it in, but I will have a look later

craftycreationschallenges.   Anything but a card

Thanks for visiting my blog and I really appreciate all comments
Thanks Irene x

Sunday, 6 April 2014


I've been to a couple of workshops and made these pop up boxes, but they were all  pre-scored and cut and I just added the contents. Anyway I thought i'd experiment, and made an oblong box, using 2 pieces of A4 card. I have  made this one for my daughters birthday, she has her own cake and cup cake business, hence the cupcakes on the box

front view

side view

and folded in the box for posting

I am entering this in the following challenges

inthepinkchallenge.      anything but a square

Thanks for visiting my blog, sorry I haven't been around much, but I have had to move to google chrome otherwise I can't post, Irene x

Friday, 28 February 2014

Something Different

Here is something that I made the other day, using papers from the MCS cd  Shabby Sweet


If you watched the shows on Creat and Craft you may have already seen this, as it was one of the samples I sent in, and was shown a couple of times. I like it so much I am just making another similar one to hang on my wall, to remind me to Believe in Myself".
Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog x

Saturday, 25 January 2014

Hubby's Birthday

Well it's ages since I last blogged, and blogger is still playing up for me, but  I have finally made a card, so here goes, lets hope it lets me upload. Chas has just turned seventy, and here's the card I made him


well it's let me upload

but it was a struggle, and it won't let me move the picture, if this carries on I may have to give up blogging, anybody else having problems