WELCOME: Just a bit of nonsense really from a paper crafter and quilter who loves to dabble in all sorts of crafts. It will give me a way of remembering my craft projects - and sharing them with others

28 October 2010


Here is the card I made for Sheila using the Christmas deco ladies CD from My Craft Studio.  I did some decoupage and added gem embelishments.

19 October 2010


When I saw my friend Ilona a while back I was telling her how touched I was that my Mum had save all my cards. To my surprise Ilona said she had done the same and brought them to show me. Thought a would take a few photos and post them as it brought back nice memories to see them again especially the one in the style of Sonia Turner who was such an inspiration when I first got into card making seriously. Went to some fabulous workshops at her farm in Dorking. She is part of Joanna Sheen's design team now.  Incidentally the second image is from a JS CD.


Opulent is the latest addition to my CD collection from My Craft Studio. Actually I have had it for a while and havent used it.  I wanted to make a quick but pretty card for my friend Nancy and I fell in love with this Art Nouveau image. This one stands a good chance of getting to Nancy on time for her birthday on 21st as it was hand carried to the US by my boss.  The Mary Stewart punches work well.  (Note to self to check out whether the Mary Stewart Show is available on Sky- I thought I saw it on the planner!)

12 October 2010


I always make a card for Paul and I wonder each year if he thinks I am mad..... this year I featured Boris the adorable red squirrel we photographed whilst we were on holiday in St Petersburg.  Such a shame there are very few left in the UK.   Happy Birthday Paulie....


Still enjoying making the Tilda cards and am spending far too long on them.  First of all here is one I made for my friend Barbara in our US HQs. She's been having a rough time recently and hope she had a great birthday - her first one since her boys have been away at College.

The next Tilda card was for my penfriend of over 45 years (hard to believe we started writing when I was 9 years old). Thought this 12x12 scapbook paper made a good base card for the image.  Needless to say both cards are photographed badly as the colours are not very true and probably neither of them got to their destinations on time!  My bad......