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Monday 30 June 2014

Nothing is so strong..

Good evening, crafty friends, followers and visitors..

Well been a lovely day today, warm and sunny.

I have used the same papers (blue) as Sundays card.. love these..  Papermania  Eau d nil  & Midnight blush..

Pennant shape and the circle cut out are "Little B" dies  here   (cannot find the circle ) on the web.

Flowers are "Heartfelt Creations" Sunkissed Fleur  collection die and Striped sunkissed stamp, first time i have used this one..cannot make my mind which I prefer  now in this collection.. I have them all...

Gorgeous butterfly. memory box.. Swirl butterfly & asti  butterfly  &  here 

sentiment is by Justrite.. Ribbon swags Vintage labels.. stamp... I have stamped with Adirondack Slate ink..

items used are available from  if not available on the web
 phone 01634 686823 .

items used
 Little B.. Pennants and Circles.dies..  here
Memory box.. Loreiai leaf. die..
Swirl butterfly  & Asti butterfly wings..  here 
Heartfelt creations.. Sunkissed Fleur  die and Striped  Sunkissed stamp.  here
Justrite..Ribbon swag vintage labels. stamp.
Adirondack slate ink pad.
tim holtz distress marker..peacock feathers.
distress tumbled pad...
wow white E/P.
papermania. capsule ..eau d nil & midnight blush papers..

thank you for calling and if you leave a comment..   pam x

Sunday 29 June 2014

Arianna blooms..

Good afternoon, crafty friends, followers and visitors,  welcome to new follower Juliet, thank you for joining me.

What is your weather for two days it`s been rain and cold..had to have the heating on..nearly July!!

Received my dies  & stamp from  oyster stamps of the new "Heartfelt creations"  Arianna blooms collection..
wow love this flower..stamping and die cutting the flowers is so easy, with new die..cuts on the edge so its so easy to line up...
I used papers from papermania..Eau de nil.. collection..stamped and embossed with wow E/P
 Arianna blooms.. HCPC 3608..

The dark blue paper is  recycled from one of my birthday  could`nt through this pretty paper away..

Card size 6"3/4x 6"3/4. the lovely delicate background is..memory box /poppy stamps die.. "Diamond background " cut four so I could extended to a 6x6  background. did not put any behind the blue centre matt.. this is spellbinders borderabilities  "Bracket one".
Happy birthday..die cuts from "Little B"..

this is the flowers cut from card and paper..which has been embossed with white & glitter wow e/p ..
Meadow & gentle leaf by M/B..
to finish I added pearls to flowers and background..

all except papers are available  here at 

Heartfelt creations..Arianna Blooms die. HCD 748. here
stamps.  HCPC 3608.   here
Memory box.. Diamond background. here
Norwich corner.. here
Meadow & gentle leaves  M/B poppy stamp dies.
Little B. handwritten. dies. here
spellbinders. Borderabilities.  Bracket one. here
wow e/p white & sparkle.

papermania..capsule  "Eau de nil. collection.papers.

thank you for stopping by today and any comments you leave..will return your call if able..pam  

Friday 27 June 2014

Flower experiment..

Good evening crafty friends..followers and visitors..  warm welcome to Trish.. thank you for joining me..

Experiment...   flower`s ..
  TYVEK paper.. its an envelope 17"1/2 x 8"1/2  with a gusset  I have had for years..
when you heat the paper it curls.. will take any kind of colouring medium..
I think its available in material and is used in a number of thing`s  for its strength..
 Air mail envelope `s are made from this i think..
I love a messy/crunchy  flowers..  this does the have to be careful not to leave your heat gun on to long as it curls like mad..

this is the finished card..

Photo heavy now..heading on the envelope

cut with heartfelt creations "Majestic blooms" inked with DI seedless preserves..

one flower has been heated with my glue gun..curled edges..
right photo both have now been heated..

pva glue together to form a flower.

this is the die selection I used to make the flowers..

well I think they look all right..don't know what you all think..
they are placed on a spellbinders "Tranquil Moments" A2 die...also "Diamond effects"  5x7 die..Whit card has been inked ..Memories soft lilac..sentiment ..Justrite "Birthday Vintage Labels Four"...

Heartfelt creations..majestic blooms.. 
spellbinder.. daisy flower topper..
A2 Tranquil moments die..
5x7 Fanciful  

memory box..lavish branch.
justrite.. birthday labels four..sentiment.
DI seedless preserves.
memories.. soft lilac.

all should be available from  or phone 01634 686823  

thank you for calling by,   hope you understand to days blog ...pam

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Purple heart with a rose

Good afternoon, crafty friends, followers and visitors.

First attempt at doing an MDF heart.. I went to an all day workshop here  on Sunday.. we did the set of 5 them..
Had a brilliant day..cannot wait to go again..

This heart is for my Granddaughter.. I did one on a little make and take again the MDF (Watch out for him at craft shows) man at the Dome craft show a few weeks ago just papers and no embellishments.. she tried to pinch said I would do her one, with all the trimmings ...they are going to  rent a  house ( my daughter is gutted that she is doing this).. she wanted purple`s  in the design to hang in the bedroom..

The flower is spellbinders D-Lites create a rose..bit fiddly to make..and shapeabilities foliage flourish..
here  they should have them in stock ..if not phone 01634 686823..

MDF heart  and "House of Zandra" paper..
sentiment free on a mag..Indgo blu..
ribbon I have dyed with DI  Seedless preserves../wax`s stickles..

thank you for calling by today and if you leave a comment...pam

Monday 23 June 2014

Lost again....

Good afternoon, crafty friends, followers and visitors,  welcome to new followers, thank you for joining me in blog land.

Beautiful day here today, very hot!!!!.

This card is for my Sons birthday next month. does not come on my blog so he`ll not see it..
he love`s horse racing ....takes after his  Dad..

Found this image on my "La Pash" cd.. next big thing I think.. coloured with pro markers..

Google searched  betting slip images.. took them into MCS  altered the size`s and added  "Happy birthday odds on favourite" Son.... other one already had the text on..
cut image out with Spellbinder square dies.. also  Just the ticket dies
Corner is whimsey die.. grass "Savvy stamp" die...

thank you for dropping by my blog... pam

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Wedding Day. Vintage car..

Good afternoon, crafty friends ..followers and visitor..

Thought I would try doing a Wedding card..with this "Frantic Stamper" Vintage car.. here
Bit fiddly  doing all the tiny flowers and decorate it..well could not leave it plain for a wedding car could I..
Mind I do like these petite layering flowers and leaves from Frantic Stamper again.. Sometimes you do need really tiny flowers and leaves..

the background frame is memory box "Honeyblossom frame"  I have used embossing paste through a stencil, to decorate..with glitter ..

I really like how this has turned out..might be doing it again..

items used available from .. or phone 01643 686823
Frantic stamper.  Vintage car.09169.  here
petite layering posies. 09193.  here
petite leaves. 09194.   here

spellbinders grand decorative ovals  & plain ovals.
Memory box. Honeyblossom frame & d├ębutante frame.  here  
justrite celebration labels one stamp.   here
heartfelt creations. Timeless Amour heart.  here 
embossing paste/stencil/glitter/ink/ribbon.

thank you for calling by my blog...hope you call again pam x

Monday 16 June 2014

Birthday journey

Good afternoon, crafty friends, followers and visitors...
Well thought they had forecast a sunny warm day here in S, Yorks..keeps looking like rain and it`s chilly..

Had a go using the new frantic stamper..Motorcycle   here  &  Happy birthday

I do not like doing MEN`S cards..but this die is quite handy for them..

started by cutting the H/B line..on this card at the bottom I have used  a die from "Little B set Travel & voyage..thought it made a good  road white line...gear border..son ... mini gears  by memory box ..
tag Heartfelt creations as is the sentiment...
Motorcycle I have paper pieced.cut one in black/silver  and red..

items used all available from   or phone 01634 686823
 Frantic stamper..motorcycle here &  Happy birthday line... here  dies
Memory box.. Gearworks border  &  mini gears.. here dies.. Classic upper alphabet.. here
Little B.. travel / Voyage..dies  here
heartfelt creations.. All occasion sentiment..HCPC 3600   here &  Luggage & tag die set..HCD 745.. here  

thank you calling by and  for any comments, love reading them...pam..

Saturday 14 June 2014

"poppy Time"

Good afternoon, crafty friends, followers and visitor,  

Thank-you to those that leave me comments, I really appreciate them, sorry if I cannot return the complement if you have no blog for me to visit you.

Well I was going to try a CAS card!!!..I did not succeed..  may be next time..although it will not be one like this card, as its to time consuming..

I have used a Penny black stamp "Poppy Time"  coloured with my  Derwent "Intense pencils" had for years, think I`ll go back to pro markers....

I masked the poppy image and stamped in bundled sage with Inkylicious clear stamp.

main image cut with spellbinder Labels 29..I then fussy cut same image..used  foam tape to add depth & crushed a bit.  matted onto card creator "Detailed scallop"..
Base of the easel card is the lovely memory box "Birthday Tiding" die cut..  .
spay with the ribbon Spellbinder shapeabilities "Foliage flourish"
main easel card I cut with "Cherry lynn" mega scallop..

sentiment MSE an old friends set

items used..
memory box Birthday 
spellbinder Detailed scallop.. here
labels 29..  here
shapeabilities foliage flourish..

penny black "Poppy Time" stamp.
Derwent Inktense pencils.
MSE sentiment.
DI bundled sage.
cherry lynn mega scallop.

thank you for calling by my blog and any comment you leave...pam

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Frantic stamper..Princess castle & princess

Good afternoon, crafty friends , followers and visitors..
Warm welcome to Emilie latest follower, thank you for joining me..

Another new Frantic stamper card today, using the ..Princess Castle.. &  Princess & Shoes..
 here Oyster stamps...

Castle die  has been cut with..glittered sticky back fun foam..(think its children`s) brill stuff..cuts a dream anything.
princess this is glittered paper added net ..
sentiment is an old justrite one.. as is the tag by spellbinders.. also used memory box Tinsel rope and cosmic star border dies..cannot find them on oysters so please phone if you like them..01634 686823.

main card shape Spellbinders grand Stately circles & small stately circles..

items used  available from  or phone 01634 686823

new Frantic stamper.. Princess castle. &. Princess with shoe dies.  here

Memory box Tinsel Rope.
cosmic star border.

spellbinders.. grand stately circles &  grand plain circles.
Stately circles and classic..  here 
old spellbinder tag.

justrite Forever ||Friends stamps.
ribbon/net/glitter. free magazine papers

thank you for calling by my blog and leaving your comments,  appreciate them all.  pam x

Monday 9 June 2014

Frantic stamper new June release.

Good afternoon crafty friends, followers and visitors, warm welcome to latest  follower Laura, thank you for joining my blog..

Well the weather today.. beautiful sunshine, then mighty thunder storms this afternoon, poor hubby was fishing, instead of coming home he sat it out under his umbrella,  boy is his gear wet...Men..

This card uses the NEW Frantic stamper release from 

items used 
 New Frantic Stamper...Daisy Circles card panel 09201. here
Petite Layering Posies 09193.  here
Petite Layering flowers..09192.  here
petite Leaves..09195.    here
petite butterflies 09195    here
memory box.. Lavish branch.

spellbinders..enchanted  labels twenty eight. here
labels twenty eight.   

Justrite..Ribbon & swags..Vintage labels seven.  here
Archival sepia & DI Victorian pads.

this is how I extended the background die,  cut two

                                             this is the match

 cut away the border..this time i glued on top, normally I butt together.

 this is the shape of the die I adhered to..
 I cut quite a few flowers ..leaves & butterflies for the card...
finished side view 

scallop edging has been cut with my Fiskar rotary cutter..

thank you for calling by my blog and any comments you leave pam..

Saturday 7 June 2014

Happy Bear-Day...

Good afternoon,  crafty friends, followers and visitors,  warm welcome to new follower Sherri, thank you for joining me.

This card use`s the new "Frantic Stamper" ...Bear in the wood die 09151.  not on the web site at Oyster stamps yet...but if you would like one.. phone the shop on 01634 686823 ....
or  email,  
also used campsite  here  &  petite leaves  here 

I have fussy cut a couple of layers..  for the bear &  tree/rocks..  this I used the reverse side (it match`s the left edge)  to add width.. next I cut a frame from  spellbinder grand labels one.  did a little stamping to take the colour down a bit.


Computer generated text   (hubby laughed at this..took ages to think what to put)  cut with "Little B Tags"..
tree decoration.. memory box.. "Elyse Christmas tree".. which the  petite leaves have been added.

items used.. all available from  here 
New Frantic stamper.. Bear in the Woods. 09151.
Campsite.. 09176.  here  
Petite leaves. 09194.   here

Little B. Tags.  here
computer generated text.  & shoe lace  LOL  ....

memory box. Elyse Christmas
DI`s inks.

spellbinder grand labels one here  (not on the web page)

thank you for calling by my blog and any comments you leave...pam

Wednesday 4 June 2014

easel birthday card

Good evening, friends, followers and visitors.

Commissioned  birthday card, this is for my hairdressers mum..  she wanted this sentiment on the front of an easel card, lilac & butterflies..

Thought I would use some of my stash of flowers, mixed them with the "Fancy blossom" by memory & paper rose..had to use my favourite die "lavish branch" again memory box, just seems to fit any card..

the sentiment frame "Tiffany" with "Cherise" label both M/B.. butterflies the new Rhone & Effera wings M/B.

easel card shape..spellbinders Grand Stately circles / plain circles.
label spellbinders not sure which one.. think the mat is justrite..

items used most are available from  or phone 01634 686823

Memory box.. 
Tiffany frame & Cherise Label.  here
Lavish branch.
Rhone wings   here  & Effera wings butterflies. here
typewriter  alphabet. here
Fancy blossoms. 

spellbinders. grand Stately circles/plain circles.
sentiment from stash.
silk & paper rose`s, mixed in  hand made flower posies.

thank you for calling by my blog and any comments left, sorry I cannot visit you if you have no blog.  pam

Monday 2 June 2014

Christening framed box card for twins.

Good afternoon, friends, followers & visitors.

Had this bright idea to make a card for the Twins Christening.. (commission)... using Tonic frames.. well nearly through it out the window..I knew what I wanted to do, but it did my head in doing it..
ever happened to you..
Well think it`s turned out ok..but never again..
Calling it  framed box card..dont know what else to call it..

Sorry photo heavy blog post...
Started by measuring the frame`s..then made the box card to fit..sounds easy (think not)..still got a box to make yet..

I used Serif for the "Fizzy moon" images..added Christening day. alphabet & numbers are memory box..& Tinsel ropes..
corners Cherry lynn.."Celebrate" Little B handwritten.....spellbinders cross`s one.

this is the front cover..

Old Martha Stewart  large PAP cannot remember the name.
spellbinder cross`s one..
memory box small Gothic window & arch Gothic window.
Lavish branch.
spellbinder ovals
computer generated text../pearls ribbon/ glamour dust.

some items used available

memory box.  parker alphabet here  numbers here
Little B "Celebrate"  Handwritten  here

 thank you for calling by my blog and any comments you leave, really appreciate them.  pam