You may have noticed I haven't blogged for a month! I have been neglectful but with good reason. I have been working although that is no more (for now). I have also been volunteering at our local food bank. It is a sad state of affairs that in 2018 there are families and single people… Continue reading The Festive Season is upon us.
It was lovely to enjoy a full day of just for me crafting yesterday. The day before I spent many hours cutting the card inserts for my Son's wedding invitations. They are very glittery which I'm sure is a sign of things to come for the lovely couple. So , back to my crafty Sunday.… Continue reading Crafty Sunday
We have a tradition at Hailsham Stamp Club that we make a Birthday card for anyone with a birthday in that month. This month it was mine. Here are my beautiful hand-stamped cards from my lovely friends, they know me so well. Sunflowers and Guinea pigs are two of my favourite things. We also… Continue reading My Crafty Birthday
Belle was great yesterday, I picked her up after only two and a half hours of school and she promptly fell asleep,in the car. When we got home she refused to change out of her uniform. Here are some painted paper plates we did last week. I find Pinterest a great source of ideas for… Continue reading Painted Hands and Plates
When I gave up work two years ago to care for Isabella full time we agreed that it would be until she started school. Well that day is today. I feel both sad and excited for both of us. For her school may seem a scary place but she is bright and I know she will… Continue reading A New Chaper Begins Today
At this months Hailsham Stamp Club we made cards featuring Inchies (1") and Twinchies (2") squares. This is a recurring subject for our club as they are so easy to make and assemble for a quick and easy card. I am also in an online Inchie swap so in addition I make a set of… Continue reading Inchies and Twinchies
I recently stumbled upon this new trend to decorate Artist Trading Coins. These are 2 1/2" circles of card which are traded in the same way as the original ATCs. I managed to find a circle die in the correct size and set to cutting circles from white card. Then inspired by the glorious weather… Continue reading Artist Trading Coins
Each year at Hailsham Stamp Club we do a Circle Journal. It's like a round robin, each member chooses a subject and makes a book with enough pages. The books then go round the circle so each month you have a different subject to work on. At the end you get your book back filled… Continue reading A Jar of….
Our Stamp Club met last night, we are getting quite proficient at putting out and clearing away the tables and chairs, many hands and all that. The subject was "altered background papers". We all have stacks of background papers either in pads or loose sheets which we once planned to do something with. My challenge… Continue reading Altered Background Paper