Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Dandelion Clock



Good morning crafters, how are you all today?

I have another card this morning using one of our older stamps (and one of my favourites!)

This little cutie is called Dandelion Clock and Fleur made this lovely card


Dandelion Clock - Fleur

Fleur used  sentiments from Everyday Grungy Messages and Set20 For Her

The papers are from our pretty Always & Forever collection




Hope you like it, leave a comment to be in today’s candy draw

See you tomorrow for Theme Thursday…  and have a great day everyone

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Time Flies…

Morning lovely crafty friends, hope those of you in the UK had a nice bank holiday weekend…  the weather was completely rubbish here but at least it meant I could get a bit of crafting done. An hour here or there isn’t enough to get stuck into a new project so it was lovely to have a full morning and try something new. If it turns out ok I’ll share it soon, if it doesn’t it will be going in the bin!!

I have a lovely simple card for you today, this is by Jen and she used one of the Birthday Fairy stamps that we launched for our 10th birthday earlier in the year…

Time Flies - Jen

This little cutie is called Time Flies and she is also in the Magical Fairies art pad if you prefer to use the pre-coloured toppers

Jen used a sentiment that you probably won’t have seen before, this is on our Summer Bears companion set If you haven’t seen this clear set then do take a look as it’s full of cute little mini images and sentiments, you get a full A5 sheet for just £12.99 and they are so useful


Hope you like it, here are the winners of our Bank Holiday giveaway, if you left a comment over the weekend then you were in the draw...

 Heather G and Glennis

Well done ladies you each win one of our new patterned paper pads, please send your addresses to

We're back to our usual daily candy so if you'd like to be in with a chance of winning today then leave a comment

Have a good day all, see you tomorrow



Monday, 25 August 2014

Me and my dog…



Hello everybody, thanks for stopping by on this August Bank Holiday

We’ve had a nice long weekend here in the UK, it’s the last one of the year although it’s going to rain for the whole day here I think!

I’m going to have a break from Christmas for a couple of days and share some cards that are a bit more summery…

today I have a lovely one from our Dawny using the Milly Me and my Dog stamp


Millie Me and My Dog - Dawny


I adore this colour combo, Dawny used one of the Scroll Sentiments and papers from our gorgeous Up, Up & Away and Country Meadow pads…




Dawny has been making some 8 x 8 cards for a change and they look great, lots of room for all your lovely embellies and you can really show off the pretty papers too with the extra space…  they are certainly a bit of a statement card!


That’s me done, leave a comment if you would like a chance to win one of our lovely paper pads, I’ll be drawing 2 winners tomorrow from the comments left over the weekend

Have a lovely day everyone


Sunday, 24 August 2014

Winter Wonderland…



Good morning everyone…

how’s your weekend so far, are you finding time to fit a bit of crafting in?

I have another Christmas card to share today. This card is using one of our Art Pad images, it’s in our new pad called Christmas Cuties and this image is also available as a rubber stamp (Penguin pals)


Penguins and Papers - Mary


Mary J made this adorable card, she also used a sentiment from our new Christmas Wishes set (which you have loved!) and papers from the Festive Trimmings pad




Hope you like it, leave a comment to be in our Bank Holiday paper pad giveaway and I’ll see you tomorrow… have a lovely day crafters x


Saturday, 23 August 2014

New Saturday Sketch…



Good morning bloggers, it looks set to be quite nice here for the next couple of days so I think I’ll try and get the garden tidied up a bit. I’ve neglected it this year, I do enjoy pottering in the garden but I really just want to spend every spare minute that I have crafting!!

The DT have made lots of cards using this year’s new Christmas images, I know you like to see plenty of inspiration using them and today I have another by Dena

This cute stamp is called Hat’s Off


Hats Off - Dena

Dena used papers from the new ‘Twas The Night pad and the sentiment is on the Christmas Wishes set


Here’s the matching Sketch, a nice simple one which you can always embellish to your own taste… Dena added some Christmassy flowers and a few pearls.


Sketch #24

You can see all our Sketches on the Sketch Page at the top of the blog, they are really useful for layout ideas and don’t forget that it’s just a guideline and you can rotate the elements to suit your style


Here’s our Theme Thursday winner…

it was linky number 5 which is you Rian

thursday 21st

Well done Rian, email your address to

Leave a comment to be in our bank holiday draw to win a patterned paper pad, the lucky winners will be announced on Tuesday


Have a great Saturday all


Friday, 22 August 2014

Dandelion Clock…




Morning everyone, it’s Friday again and a bank holiday here in the UK so we have a nice long weekend to look forward to

I thought we’d have a break from Christmas today and I have a beautiful card to share by Gretha


Dandelion Clock - Gretha

Gretha used the Dandelion Clock stamp, this is one of our older images but still a very popular one…   isn’t she pretty!


That’s it for this week folks, I’ll be here every day over the bank holiday so make sure you stop by. I think we’ll have a bigger draw over the weekend instead of a small daily prize so there will be one of our paper pads for 2 lucky winners. Make sure you leave feedback each day and I’ll draw a couple of winners on Tuesday from all the comments left over the next few days

Our winner from Wednesday is Sari, well done Sari please email with your address


See you tomorrow, have a good day

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Theme Thursday and Art Pad Offer ends today


Morning all, before our Theme Thursday a quick reminder that the Art Pad offer finishes at midday today so make sure you get the new ones and stock up on your favourites while they are at this great price

Time for another Theme Thursday and today we are having…

We all love penguins and our cute stamps that feature them have been really popular
Here’s my choice from them for today…

PTW 72 - To Die For
Ice Christmas - Elise

A Star On Top - Mary

Merry Christmas Penguins - Dena

Penguin Presents - Jen
 Snow Cute - Mindy
Scroll Sentiments


Aren’t they adorable!
We have a lovely selection of penguin images both on rubber stamps and in the art pads
As we usually do now on a Thursday there is a linky for the daily giveaway so leave your name before you go
Our candy winner from Tuesday is Val Jones, well done Val please email your address to


Have a great Thursday all, see you tomorrow