Do you find male cards a challenge?

Do you find male cards tough? I do. However I was pretty happy with this one I made for my dad’s recent birthday. I like how it oozes masculinity. I used white paper on my Martha Stewart scoring board to give the shirt a pin striped effect. Glued black beads for buttons and made a […]

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4 in 1 – Mother’s Day gift

I can finally share with you these creations. This card, was inspired by some very talented artists I found and follow on Instagram. I had tried quilling in the past. But recently have discovered some very cool contemporary designs which I have enjoyed trying out. This is one of a few types of petals I […]

Oh well, I am NOT a winner.

I submitted three cards last year for Australia Simply Cards magazine Card Maker of the Year competition. The winners were announced in the current edition of the magazine [66]. Prizes included a place on the design team and of course craft goodies. No, I am not a winner but thought I would share my creations […]

Free magazines!

Ok, I know the title is cheeky but it’s true in a way. I have done the hard work for you [although I like to call it research, that’s what I keep telling my OH]. Come follow me on Pinterest, or at least this board and you will find free e-magazines. There is something for everybody […]

SIC – 2nd month

SIC = self imposed challenge, check out why I imposed this on myself here. So onto my second month. OK – wasn’t too adventurous on the cooking front [ as I made cookies last month] but volunteered for morning tea at my little man’s playgroup and my BFF was coming over so these biscuits looked […]

Thank you! Gracias! Danke! Obrigado! Merci!

I bought these cute embossing folders at the show recently and of course needed an excuse to try them out. A couple of weeks back my son received a huge bundle of Wiggle’s gear, T-shirt, back pack, books, DVDs and puzzles from a family friend’s son [who is a big boy now ;)]. I wanted […]

Miniature Monday – teapots

I hope all the mum’s had a great day yesterday. I did, I celebrated my brother’s and nephew’s birthday, alongside my mum and family. My little man got me a book, Sally Obermeder’s ‘Never Stop Believing’ an inspirational story I have already started reading. Well now with Mother’s Day over I can reveal a little […]