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Monday 31 December 2012


Happy New Year 2013.

this is my last card for this year.

Heartfelt creations "Timeless Amour" die.
spellbinders Labels four/ justrite "Shabby chic" stamps.
M-Bossabilities "Garden Lattice" folder
Cheery Lynn "Heart to Heart" doily & "Garden of Love" dies.
Memory Box  "Charlotte Border"-"Prim poppy" - "Fuchsia Sprig" - "Fancy Blossoms" dies.
Graphics45 "Curtain call" paper pad.           most products available from  oyster stamps    
distress aged mahogany ink. / ribbon

inside of the card.
 thank you for calling pam

Sunday 30 December 2012

Christmas day 60th birthday

Good morning everyone,
this is a card I made for my friends husband, he was 60 on Christmas day.

card made using Sizzix accordion flip die & frame & label bracket die.
"Noel" name  is Tim Holtz Christmas die, came in handy as that's his name, cut the swirl of the bottom.
Cheery Lynne "happy Birthday" & "Christmas dies..  here  oyster stamps
spellbinders "Sprocket" dies & old bottle & glass`s die.  here..  oyster stamps
Tim Holtz jalopy embossing folder, rubbed ink pad over this and the clock.
spellbinders Scallop labels one  here..  oyster stamps

thank you for calling, enjoy your day pam.

Thursday 27 December 2012

Mothers Day

Good Morning Everyone
Well I know this is early for Mothers Day,  but I wanted to have a go at my new die and stamps I got from  here oyster stamps  called Heartfelt "Timeless Amour" collection.
spent days doing these cards made two, think it is the colour, just could not get it to come together.

The main esal card has been cut using Spellbinders grand
"Decorative circle" & Grand Plain circle
The large heart is Cheery |Lynn "Heart to Heart" Doily dies,
Small hearts are, Heartfelt "Timeless Amour" Collection  & spellbinder "hearts".
stamp "Passage to my heart" has been stamped and embossed in white powder, then shaded with Distress Milled lavender ink.
Roses my all time favourite "Bitty Blossom" die used with , memory box "Gental Leaf".
Mum is Memory box "Typewriter Font".
all available from  here  oyster stamps   

thank you for calling by, have a lovely day,  pam..

Wednesday 19 December 2012


good morning everyone,

welcome to my new followers,

this card use`s mainly Savvy Dies, I cut a circle with nesties, used foam pads to lift it off the main card, very easy to do this.
Spellbinder circle "Plain/Scallop" die
"Woodland Tree"
"Picket Fence"
Cheery Lynn "Judy's Blooms"
Memory Box " Lorelai Outline Leaf"
all available   here        oyster stamps
first Edition "Love Letter" paper pad..
thank you for your visit, have a lovely day    pam

Monday 17 December 2012


hi everyone,
while since I blog, cards I have been making are hush hush till after Christmas..
thought I would do a spring card for a change, yellow is not really my colour, but daffs are mainly this colour.

 Stampendous Botanical Daffodil
Spellbinder labels 4 & 17.
decorative labels 8.
M-Bossibilities Dainty Dots.
Martha Stewart Cherish PATP
Memory box Corner bow
Savvy Flower Blossom
Distress Squeezed Lemonade
available from    oyster stamps   

pro markers/ text stamp/wow white embossing powder/

thank you for calling by pam..

Monday 10 December 2012

Table decoration

Good Morning everyone

Had  a change from doing Christmas card, Thought I would make a table decoration.
This is  Arty Fartys cracker template, made from A3 card,  sorry cannot give sizes or template, because of copy rite.

Edge`s have been punched with ..Martha Stewart "Vintage Doily" PATP set. lightly inked in red.
used papers from my stash.
Decorations made with.
Savvy dies "Branch and Pinecone" die
also used Savvy "Square pattern" border die.
Cherry lynn "Merry Christmas"
berry beads/ribbon.

Items Used
Savvy die "Branch and Pinecone"
Savvy die  "Square Pattern"
Cheery Lynn " Merry Christmas"
Martha Stewart " "Vintage Doily" PATP
all available from   oyster stamps  

arty farty cracker template
paper from stash
beads/ribbon/red ink/dry`s white glue.
thank you for calling, have a great day..pam

Thursday 6 December 2012

christmas tree

good morning everyone,
Very warm welcome to my new follows.

more Savvy dies on this card.

Savvy "Flourish Tree"
made the little box it is in from Savvy "Awning" & bow Is called Savvy "Ribbon Group"
Savvy & Martha Stewart "Snowflakes"
sat on left corner, Memory box "Corner Bow" die.
Cheery Lynn" Merry Christmas"
Memory box "Mistletoe"  6x6 paper pad.  love this paper pad..

items used.
Savvy "Flourish Tree"
Savvy "Snowflake"
Savvy "Awning"
Savvy "Ribbon Group"
Cheery Lynn"Merry Christmas"
Memory box "Corner Bow"
Martha Stewart "Glacial Snowflake"  punch.
Memory box "Mistletoe" 6x6 paper pad.
all avail from     oyster stamps  

thank you for calling have a lovely day pam..

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Jerusalem christmas card

Good morning everyone,

Christmas card using the new Savvy die`s.
main topper is spellbinders "Heirloom Ornament"
Savvy Jerusalem die, cut in white, glue onto gold card and cut around so gold is showing in the windows.
to create hills in gold card, I used memory box "Country Landscape" die.
three wise men..if you can see them are, an old justrite stamp set, it is a circle stamp, which I cut into to get the men and  the Peace saying.
Poinsettia flowers are again Savvy,  and Martha Stewart branch punch..
Snowflakes border is memory box"Frosty Border" die
blue card has been embossed with  Ebosser "Regency" A4 folder.

item used
Savvy "Jerusalem" die.
savvy "Poinsettia" die.
Memory box "Frosty border"die.
memory box"Country Landscape"die
Spellbinder "Heirloom Ornament" die
Martha Stewart branch punch
Ebosser "Regency"A4 folder.
all available from.  oyster stamps
justrite Christmas stamp set

thank you for calling, enjoy your day pam...

Tuesday 4 December 2012

spellbinders at oyster stamps bargins

hi everyone,
thought I would let you know, for anyone interested!!!,  Oyster stamps are having a Pick Of The Week, on spellbinders, good bargain`s ..ordered mine. they are on they way.
hopefully will have a card to post tomorrow..

here for    P.O.T.W here  

Monday 3 December 2012

Savvy dies christmas card

Good morning everyone,
another freezing cold day here, glad I am not going anywhere.

This card use`s Savvy dies, two stamps and ink.

started with two card blanks, about 6"x7". With copy paper cut to make hills, I inked using brushes and blending foam in blue & green distress ink, Then stamped tree line & snowflakes. cut size down to 5.1/4"x7". both pieces of card.
Die cut the middle of one piece of card, with spellbinders curved rectangles, add foam to this, stick to your other piece of inked card.
main card is 5 1/2" x 7 1/4".
cut "Savvy dies" and place as shown.

items used.
Savvy Dies
"owl".. "Icicle"..Snowflake".. "Deer & Sleigh".. Branch".. "Picket Fence"..
Martha Stewart "Glacial Snowflake".
Memory Box "Snowy Pine landscape" & "Simply Wonderful Christmas" stamps
distress ink & gems.
all available from   oyster stamps    

thank you for calling, pam.

Sunday 2 December 2012

Savvy dies & Snowy postcard

Good morning everyone,
What a cold day, and I have to go out.

Tracey at oyster stamps sent some new dies, to me "Savvy  Dies" very impressed, they cut brilliantly.

Thought I would combined them with "Stampendous Snowy Postcard " stamp,   not used this one before, I stamped  it twice, with, Adirondack "cranberry ink". Then cut the image with Spellbinders "Label 17,  Then cut an oval out, with a classic oval nestie, in  the centre to make a frame, which was placed over the the whole stamp image.
Both images have been inked with brush`s in Red & Brown to shade, as they were to white for me.
Main card has been cut with spellbinders Grand oval die, gold mat is Cheery Lynn "oval doily stacker".
Then placed the Savvy  dies.."Tree".."Happy Holidays".."Deer & Sleigh".. &  "Woodland Meadow set".  from   oyster stamps  15% off till Monday 3rd December.

Items used
Spellbinders Grand Oval  plain/scallop & classic oval.
Cheery Lynn Oval Doily stacker.
Spellbinders Label 17.
Savvy dies.. "Tree". "Happy Holidays". "Deer & Sleigh". "Woodland Meadow Set".
Stampendous "Snowy Postcard" stamp. Adirondack "Cranberry" Ink pad.
Cuttlebug snowflake dots folder.

thank you for calling  pam..

Thursday 29 November 2012

Heart esal card

Hi everyone,

Thought I would make a None Christmas card today, using die cuts,  from a box were ready made, not used on original cards are kept, always make too many for a card...
Have not made an Esal card for a while..

Cheery Lynn.  "Heart to Heart Lace Doily" dies
Flourish Leaf Strip.

Memory box "Honeyblossom Sprig"

Spellbinders "Papillions Butterfly"
Heartfelt/spellbinders "Delicate Aster"
Sentiment JustRite "Botanical Butterflys" stamp
all availible from  oyster stamps

 main card uses three heart cut outs, you can get these out of one A4 sheet.

card closed.
thank you for calling by ..pam

Tuesday 27 November 2012

glitter bauble cards

Good afternoon everyone,

had another go at Glittery Baubles.

Main card are both Cheery Lynn " Mini french Flair Doily" Mega Die. 6.1/2"x 6.1/2"
Memory box "Colette Ornament"
Memory box "Frosty Border.
Sizzix "Tattered Poinsettia".
Cheery  Lynn " Merry Christmas" all available from  oyster stamps

Purple bauble card uses, Justrite background stamp "Elegant Fronds"stamped & embossed with wow powder "glitter snow. embossed with cuttlebug holly folder.
border cut with Martha Stewart "holly border punch.

Blue card. "Hero arts & Sizzix" Stamped & embossed Snowflakes 658283..Stamp & Emboss set
Martha Stewart "Snowflake" border punch.

items used
Cheery lynn. Mini French Flair Doily Mega die.
Cheery Lynn "Merry Christmas"
Memory box "Colette Ornament
Frosty border
Sizzix Tattered Poinsettia
Selection OF.. Embossing folders.. Punch's...
 thank you for calling by   pam...

Monday 26 November 2012

chocolate wallets

Good morning everyone,
well made more of these Chocolate Wallet cards.
Toppers are printed from Digital designer "Me to you" CD.
These were cut with spellbinders Circle plain die & matt is silver cut with inverted circle die.

peel off Merry Christmas and ribbon added.

 like peel of it is sticky.
this is the six I made, so quick to make

spellbinder dies available from   oyster stamps  
thank you for calling by pam.

Sunday 25 November 2012

Christmas bauble

Good morning everyone.

I have made two of these Christmas cards, Not sure if I like them, think they are a bit too bling & sparkly..   Did same design  awhile ago in blue and white,, prefer that colour card.

To die cut this glitter hand made paper, it is very thick, I used the eBosser machine, wow it sailed through, could never die cut this paper before, my other machine refused.. Sooo love this new machine..

Baubles are Memory box "Colette Ornament", the backing one is "Drop Ornament", which has been embossed in M-bossibilities "Holiday Magic" folder.
background I have stamped then embossed with eBosser A4 folder "Regency"..Think this would have been better with no stamping on, know for next time..

Items used  all availible from  oyster stamps   
Memory Box.. Colette Ornament & Drop Ornament die`s.
frostyville Border.
Cheery Lynn  Merry Christmas.
Stamps. Stampin up Serene Snowflakes & encore silver ink.
spellbinders M-Bosserbilities Holiday Magic folder
eBosser A4 Regency folder
Ribbon bows /  stickles..

thank you for calling by, pam..

Friday 23 November 2012

Baby`s first Christmas card

Good morning everyone,

I have made this for our friend`s  Granddaughter, It is her first Christmas , Emily arrived in October, so thought I would make a  special card.

Spellbinders Grand scallop oval as a card base,
Cheery Lynn "oval doily stacker's", two largest size`s . Embossed in Cuttlebug Kars snowflake folder.
font is Memory box "Typewriter alphabet" & Cheery Lynn "Merry Christmas"
Sledge is an old spellbinder "Christmas ride" die used memory box leaping deer,
snowflake is by Martha Stewart, which I`ve added gems..

Spellbinders Grand oval scallop.
Cheery Lynn oval Doily Stacker's.
memory box leaping deer.
Cheery Lynn Merry Christmas.
Memory box Alphabet Font.
all available from   oyster stamps

spellbinder "Christmas ride. ( now discountined )
Martha Stewart Glacial snowflake punch.
Cuttlebug Kars snowflake embossing folder.

thank you for calling  by today, pam.

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Bauble Christmas cards

Good morning everyone,

What a terrible day here, rain & more rain..

I have made these cards flat for International  posting,  Just a blob of hot glue for the ribbon bow..

I cut a oval with Cheery Lynn "Swedish Spring oval" die, then used Memory Box "Snowflake Ornament" to cut a bauble shape out, glued the bauble back in onto red card.
Main Card size is 5"x7"
two Matt's a touch smaller of red & white, this has the corners punched with a holly corner punch...

Cheery Lynn "Swedish Spring" oval die
Cheery Lynn " Merry  Christmas " die
Memory box "Snowflake ornament" die
all available from   oyster stamps 
Martha Stewart branch punch
holly corner punch
thank you for calling   pam..

Tuesday 20 November 2012

chocolate wallets with a tutorial

hi everyone,
Well cannot believe its been over 10 days since my last post, I have been sorting my craft room for a week , as it was overflowing, had to give a lot of stuff away, also been away at York for the weekend.
So thought I would start with, Chocolate wallets cards I have a few to make for friends and family, they are so quick to make.

Finished  Chocolate Wallet card. Made to fit Cadburys or galaxy chocolate  bars..

Start with a 8x8 card...Score at 3"3/4  and  4"1/4.

card size 8 1/2 "x 3"...Score @1/2" and 1" on 3" ends & one 81/2" end..

 place strong glue as shown, fold on score lines.

Glue inside  the card as shown..

these are the seven made up to press.
I used small Kanban toppers, I cut them with spellbinders circle plain die, mattered onto Inverted  circle die..available from oyster stamps 

thank you for your visit

Friday 9 November 2012

Circle Aster flower card

Good Morning Everyone.

Well I got my early Christmas present from my husband on Tuesday, the E-Bosser from Oyster stamps, my word it really does cut in one pass, die`s I cannot get a clean cut with in my die cutting machine, sail through this machine, cannot rate it enough.

Thought I would do a circle card for a change,  had to use these Delicate aster flowers again, love them.

Spellbinders Grand large scallop/plain dies
Cheery lynn Doily Stacker Circles
Cheery lynn Lace Faerie Queen Butterfly
Cheery Lynn Leaf Strip
Heartfelt/Spellbinders Delicat Asters
M-Bossibilities A4 Dainty Dots embossing folder
JustRite Vintage Filigree Fancies stamps
all Availible from    oyster stamps

thank you for your visit, have a lovely day  pam.

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Holiday Dove

Good morning everyone

This is a stamp from last year called "Holiday Dove" by heartfelt creations, did`nt get round to using it last year, I have that many stamps, trying to use them this year (dont think I will).
Wanted to just stamp and not colour, so I have used Wow  Copper embossing powder, love all there powders.
I`ve cut it by hand as I do not have the die, that matches it, dont think its needed really.
the Lacey frame is   Cheery Lynn "Dainty Dutch Deco Frame" another one I love.
also used HOTP "Joy To All" stamp, cut with spellbinders Heirloom Ornament die.
Holly Flourish is another Cheery Lynn die, and few martha stewart branch punch leaves.
Papers form stash  / Beads / Ribbon..

Heartfelt Creations Holiday Dove stamp.
HOTP "Joy to all" stamp, cut with Spellbinders "Heirloom Ornament" die.
Cheery Lynn "Dainty Dutch Frame" die.
Cheery Lynn "Holly Flourish die". all available  from..oyster stamps

Martha Stewart Branch punch.
wow embossing powder.
Paper from Stash..

thank you for your visit, have a lovely day pam..

Friday 2 November 2012

Accordion Christmas Cards

good afternoon everyone

sorry not been around since Monday, I have been making these time consuming cards, 4 in total will not do this again it will be one at a time in future, it is the first time I have used this new die, I did not want to use photo`s,on the card, so hard to know what to decorate  it with.

They have all been decorated the same, find it easier this way.

this is all four to-gether.
Card made with Sizzix accordion Flip die.
Spellbinders petite Poinsettia die
Memory box flowering Christmas tree
Memory box small bauble
Cheery Lynn Holly Flourish
sizzix Rosettes die/ spellbinders scallop circle
Whimsy Corner die
Martha Stewart branch punch
Memory box Merry Christmas stamp.
paper from stash/beads
all available except sizzix die & paper  from oyster stamps
thank you for your visit and any comments you care leave pam...

Monday 29 October 2012

Purple Asters

afternoon everyone

late posting from me today, rather unsure with this card, cannot make my mind up if it is to busy..

the background is Cheery Lynn Mega Tea Party die..cut in half,  score the long edge to glue onto the outside of the card..
Flower have been stamped & cut with Delicate Aster die from Heartfelt Creations, love this flower...
all available from oyster stamps 
Cheery Lynn Mega Tea Party" die
Heartfelt "Delicate Asters" die
Bold Delicate Aster stamped with, Archival Deep Purple Ink
JustRite Vintage Filigree fancies stamps
cut with Spellbinders Romantic rectangles.
Couture Creations "Intrinsic" embossing folder.
thank you for calling & any comments good or bad   pam..

Saturday 27 October 2012

Christmas Poinsettia

Good morning everyone,
Late posting  from me today..
snow on the ground here this morning, in October, cold and windy..

This card use`s the JustRite background stamp and Heartfelt poinsettia stamp, with my favourite spellbinder die Petite Poinsettia die.


 The background has been stamped and heat embossed with White embossing powder, then using my paper trimmer I have
cut into it, then matted onto red card.
                                              close up of the background..

JustRite  merry christmas background stamp.
Heartfelt Poinsettia stamp
Spellbinders Petite Poinsettia die
Cheery Lynn Holly Flourish & merry Christmas  dies
Spellbinder A4 Dainty Dots embossing folder
all available from  oyster stamps

thank you calling & any comments you care to leave,  pam

Wednesday 24 October 2012

December Wedding Card

Good Morning Everyone,

sorry not been around for a few days, been so busy doing this Wedding Card, still have the box to finish.

Can I welcome my  new follows, thank you for joining my blog.

 This is the front of the card, Text has been done on the computer, I stamped some snowflakes then glittered, as they were on there invites, as its a December Wedding.
also used my new die I purchased from Lincoln show Sunday, from oyster stamps..Heartfelt " Delicate Asters"here

Bride & Groom is a discontinued stamp by Stampendous "At The Alter"..                        Heart stamp I do not know who`s this is as there is nothing on the wood, love the saying..
Sentiment I have done in Greeting Card factory.
has been cut with another Sunday buy
spellbinders  Romantic rectangles. here

Spellbinders.. Floral Ovals.. Romantic Rectangles
Heartfelt.. Delicate Aster`s
Memory box.. Prim poppy.. Honey Blossom Sprig
Madera Corner..Floral Vine
Martha Stewart..Vintage Doily  PATP set
Cuttlebug Geometric Rings embossing folder
all available from oyster stamps

Initials are spellbinders old font set
Stampendous "At The Alter" stamp
Heart stamp
liquid pearls

thank you for your visit and any comments yu care to leave, love reading them.

have just finished the box this morning

Thursday 18 October 2012

Purple Ribbon

Good morning everyone

got this gorgeous purple ribbon & new couture creations embossing folder, so wanted to make a card with them,  thought flowers were not needed..


Justrite Fancy Labels & Song In My Heart Sentiment Stamps
cut with Spellbinders Labels 13 & circle Scallop dies

Parisian Motifs die
Floral Doilies Accents Border die

Memory Box
Magic Flourish Corner Die

 Whimsy Corner Die

New Couture Creations "Timless" embossing folder
all available from   oyster stamps

 ribbon/beads/gems/liquid pearls
 thank you for your visit, going shopping now,  have a lovely day pam..

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Woodland Deer

Good morning everyone
Gloomy day here & I have to walk our dog as my husband is fishing today.

Another Christmas card, this time I have used "Deer Trio", not used these before really like them, especially with the tall birch trees.

Memory box
Debulante Frame
Deer Trio
Nestled Bird
Tall Birch
all available from oyster stamps
Impression Obsession
Martha Stewart Snowflake
Cheery Lynn
Merry Christmas from oyster stamps
snowflake background is a stampin up set of stamps.
thank you for your visit, enjoy the rest of your day, pam..

Sunday 14 October 2012

Grandparents card

good morning everyone

This card is for our friends , they have just become first time Grandparents.
CD image, which I played around with in MCS, as I did not like the original, background colour.
cut out with spellbinders Labels 17   here
backing paper I also coloured in MCS, then embossed with Tri-Boss Boofle range embossing folder.
lace strip is Martha Stewart Doily punch

Spellbinders Labels 17 oyster stamps
Martha Stewart Doily punch
Tri-Boss "boofle " embossing folder
thank you for your visit and any comments you care to leave, pam.

Thursday 11 October 2012

Christmas Ornament

good morning everyone

well been playing again, this time with a christmas cracker template, been at these since monday, never again..
think they would look nice with something in the top. Pot pouri or poinsettia flowers, just could not be bothered to make anymore flowers.
New Memory Box
Small Gothic Arch
Small Gothic Window 
Frostyville Border
Flowering Christmas tree
Spiral Blossom 4
Bitty Blossoms
Martha Stewart leaf punch
Cheery Lynn Merry Christmas
M-Bossibilities Holiday Magic folder
Distress Ink Tumble Glass
all available from  oyster stamps


have now filled with pot pouri
thank you for your visit have a nice day pam..