Black History Month – Card Inspiration

February has been branded as black History Month for as long as I can remember. But for me, it's every day of my life - learning about my history, well at least a part of it. There's been so much media over the last few years about the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement which really… Continue reading Black History Month – Card Inspiration

Papercraft Business Challenge: November 2020 – Challenge #33

Another month means another challenge from PaperCraft Business Challenge! Looking for a way to keep track of your card challenges? Check out the Papercraft Business Challenge Planner! Are you ready to participate in the November 2020 - Challenge #33? The theme for Novembers challenge is "Christmas". The prize for this month is Magnolia Designs -… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge: November 2020 – Challenge #33

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – For A Child

This week the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge theme is "For A Child". The Design Team for the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge are using Honey Bee Stamp products this week, and in my attempt to #useorlosemystash I decided to rummage through my Honey Bee products to see what I could use.I actually found a TON of… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – For A Child

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Bright and Cheerful!

So...another card challenge! This week the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge theme is "Bright and Cheerful!". What's more cheerful than fruit?The Design Team for the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge are using Pink and Main products this week, and in my attempt to #useorlosemystash I decided to rummage through my Pink and Main products to see what I… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Bright and Cheerful!

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes!

It's been a VERY long time since I've submitted anything for a card Challenge with the exception of my monthly Design Team submissions. I decided to give it another go when I saw Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge theme as 'Anything Goes'. This week the SSS DT are using Hero Arts Stamp's so I thought… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes!

Papercrafters Unite Against Racism Blog Hop!

Hello!I'm sure you've seen all the drama happening in the world today - pandemic, injustice, riots and so much more. It breaks my heart to see how much hate there is in the world. Growing up I was always taught that people are equal no matter the colour of their skin, the God they pray… Continue reading Papercrafters Unite Against Racism Blog Hop!

A Really Rough Day – Anniversary of Loss

June 12th is a date I will never forget. A few years ago - It's the day that I nearly lost my life - bleeding out internally - and the day that I learnt I lost the first of my twins. I had a rare experience - a Heterotopic pregnancy. For those rushing to "Google"… Continue reading A Really Rough Day – Anniversary of Loss

Papercraft Business Challenge: June 2020 – Challenge #30

Another month means another challenge from PaperCraft Business Challenge! Looking for a way to keep track of your card challenges? Check out the Papercraft Business Challenge Planner!Are you ready to participate in the June 2020 - Challenge #30? The theme for the June challenge is "Father's Day /Male ".The prize this month is Lawn Fawn's… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge: June 2020 – Challenge #30

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean, Simple, and Colorful Techniques

So.. My first project for Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and I opted to try my hand at Ink Blending & Copic Flicking from the Clean, Simple and Colorful Techniques class. I have started to appreciate the details that I see people add to their cards in a big way. I love… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean, Simple, and Colorful Techniques

Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)

A new month means a new challenge from Papercraft Challenges! The theme for the month of January is 'Anything Goes!'. For this month's challenge I opted to submit a Simple watercolour piece that I made as a masculine Christmas card. I started off with Altenew's Modern Poinsettia Stamp set. I prepped a piece of Simon… Continue reading Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)