Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Papertrey Ink Up up up and Away.

All Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:Up up up and away, Birthday basics,background chevrons
Dies:Up up up and away
Paper:From stash and Ripe Avocado
Other:Ink All Stampin up, ribbon from stash

Christmas cards in September Card 3.

All Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:The english stamp company snowflake, Signature Christmas
Dies:Cricut and Gypsy.
Paper:SU Bashful Blue
Other:Su Bashful blue, ribbon from stash, SU Heat and strick powder, SU dazzling Diamonds.

Christmas cards in September Card 2.

All Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:Believe, fillable frames 9 
Dies:Fillable frames 9,vintage border,button die.
Paper: Melissa Frances, Pure Poppy
Other:Pure Poppy ribbon, copics,glitter, coloured pencils.

Christmas cards in September Card 1.

I have been so bad at blogging but have just been so busy with cards I haven,t had chance to upload,
so today I am making time in sharing what I have been making.
My sewing has had to be returned to be mended as is likely to be gone for  a month grrrrrr so I am going to purchase a John lewis mini just for my cards as cant wait that long.
All Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:Wreath for all seasons
Paper:Holiday Vintage prints,Pure poppy and Ripe Avocado card.
Ink:SU Real Red
Other:vintage white button,Pure poppy ribbon,

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Papertrey Ink Wedding card, Gift box and Tag.

All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps: Fancy Flourishes & Tag it 5
Dies: Banners, Spellbinders heart and scallop hearts,Su Heart punch, scallop border punch, Martha stewart butterfly punch
Paper: Fine Linen and white card from stash.
Other: From stash, Stampin up heat and stick powder , Dazzling Diamonds.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Papertrey Ink Vintage Sweetpea's

Todays Inspiration comes from the sweetpeas I picked in my garden !
I made the sweetpeas peaking from the top of the seed packet with some tissue paper, coloured it and then cut circles glued and folded them.
All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps:YOF Collection,Garden variety,Walzingmouse stamps large Doilys.
Card: From stash
Ink: Vintage cream and Lavender Moon
Other: Copic pens, lavender moon ribbon and button, Lace from stash.
Dies: Victorian lace border

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

21st Postmarks card.

Another quick card and yes sorry I have used Papertrey inks Postmarks stamp set yet again but I love it !!!
Recipe :
All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps: Postmarks and Sending you
Ink and Card Stampin up stash

Friday, 24 June 2011

50th Birthday card PTI

Another card made with Papertrey Inks Postmarks set !!
Recipe:All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps:Postmarks,Fresh Alphabet,Calender Basics.
Paper: K & company Lifes Journey.Aqua mist card .
Other: Lace from Michelle Wooderson's etsy store.Ribbon Aqua mist.Buttons Hawaiin shores.Flowers fron stash

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

PTI Postmarks

Not a great photo this was taken on my phone for quickness hence the mess on my desk as well.
Just wanted to share one of todays creations , I loved this set the minute I saw what PTI DT member Betsy Veldman had created .

Saturday, 11 June 2011

PTI Garden Variety card

Where does the time go I never seem to have enough hours in the day/week.

I have made time to play with one of the latest releases from Papertrey Ink Garden variety
stamp set.
All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps:Garden variety,Year of the flowers collection, Tiny tags and seeing spots.
Dies: Tiny tags,Garden variety,picket fence, seed packet,seed packet frame and love lives here.
Paper/card: K & company Lifes journey,card stock from stash
Other:Ribbon vintage cream twill, sweet blush button, bakers twine.

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Make It Monday #14: Selective Inking number 2

After Playing around with these sets on my last card the idea came to me to make a Bride and Groom , I have a wedding reception to go on Saturday eve so I thought this would be very personal.

All Stamps and die's as before with the exception of using Papertrey Ink Wedding day set.

This time I also used selective stamping around the frame and also for the wording on the tiny tag.

If you would like to play along with this challenge pop over to:

Make It Monday #14: Selective Inking

This is my card for this weeks challenge over at

I have been wanting to play with lots of elements on this card for a while but couldnt come up with much, after sleeping on it I came up with this layout I think it is one of my favourite cards I have made and cant wait to show you another card I have made .

I cant believe I have used 7 stamp sets

The selective inking I have done is on around the frame and also the wording Vintage finds on the kraft tag.

Recipe : All Papertrey Ink unless stated

Stamps: Signature dress form, Background basics text style and Sheet music, Bitty background blocks, Just the ticket,Button Boutique and Tiny tags.

Dies: Dress form ,Tiny Tags, Just the ticket, Button card collection, buttons 1, Love lives here, Tim Holtz on the edge Brackets die.

Ink: Stampin up Pretty in pink, Pink Pirouette,Soft suede,Baja breeze, Memento Dessert sand.

Card: Sweet blush , Aqua Mist, Cream and Kraft from stash.

Other: Ribbon Aqua mist, Vintage cream button, Bakers twine,Lace from stash.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Papertrey ink Sending you

I dont know where the time has gone I have been busy making cards but not had time to take pictures and upload them.

This morning I thought I would get out PTI Sending you I just love those flowers , one card is an order for a friend and the others are for friends Birthdays coming up.

Recipe: All Papertrey Ink unless stated

Stamps :Sending you, Tiny tags

Ink:Orange zest,Dark chocolate,SU Pretty in pink,Pink pirouette andWild wasabi.

Card: SU pretty in pink ,white from stash.
Ribbon:Dark chocolate ans Sweet blush.

Dies: Numbers, Mat stack 2,tiny tags and Doily details collection.

Other:Pink bakers twine , Stickles

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Make It Monday #10: Masking with Dies

This weeks challengeover at has to be favourite masking with the dies.

I cut the number 3 on a strip of printer paper 3 times then used it on a peice of white square card stock held in place with two post it notes.

After I had sponged the numbers I then went over the top of the yellow ones with the spots background stamp.

I then repeated the process along the bottom of the card stock. Recipe:

Stamps:PTI Polka dot basics II , Big birthday wishes.

Dies: PTI Numbers and stars.

Ink:SU Summer sun and Versa Cyan.

Card:SU Summer sun and white from stash.

Other: Twine.

Friday, 8 April 2011

Make it Monday #9 Heat Embossing

Here's my take on this weeks challenge at Papertrey Ink Make it Monday

I decided to go with the red, White and Blue theme as we have the royal wedding at the end of this month.

I heat embossed the stripes with versamark and clear embossing powder after stamping them in their colours. Recipe:

All Papertrey ink unless stated

Stamps:Banner builder,Star prints,Ribbon tailsBirthday basics

Dies:Banner builder and double ended banners

Ink:SU Real red and Not quite navy,Versamark

Card: from stash

Other: card candy and navy twine.Clear embossing powder.

Monday, 28 March 2011

CR84FN Garnet,Chartreuse and Cream

This is the challenge for this week over at

To use the above colours.

All Papertrey Ink unless stated


Stamps:Make a Wish,Birthday Basics

Dies:Make a Wish and Double ended banner

Card: Simply Chartreuse,Scarlet Jewel and Cream from stash

Ribbon: Simply Chartreuse and Cream from stash

Other: Small Flower punch,Stickles, Fiskars blossoms embossing plate

Papertrey Ink Sheet music card

Goodmorning I hope everyone has had a lovely weekend.

I have so many cards and gifts boxes to make this is my first card today , for an Engagement party on saturday evening that I am attending.


All Papertrey Ink unless stated.

Stamps:Background Basics Sheet Music , Mat Stack 2 Collection ,Mat Stack 4 Collection.

Card : Stampin up Pretty in pink and Chocolate Chip , Cream from stash

Dies: Mat stack 2 and 4

Ink:Stampin Up Pretty in Pink and Chocolate Chip.

Other:Ribbon and Pearls from Stash.

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Papertrey Ink , Make It Monday 5 challenge

Another submission from me for this wekks challenge over at
This weeks challenge is all to do with distressing, I have distressed with Ink and also the twinery threads on these cute little note books.
All Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:Build a banner collection,button boutique,Bitty background blocks, Friendship spring jar fillers,Tin types ands Demask designs.
Dies: Button Boutique, Build a banner colllection, Love Lives Here.
Card and Inks: Aqua mist, kraft,Su Pretty in pink

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Papertrey Ink , Make It Monday 5 challenge

This weeks make it Monday challenge over at
Is all to do with Distressing.
I destressed my butterfly with the Distressed stripes stamp set and used a nail file around the edges .
I also got the inspiration for my card from this months House Beautiful magazine.
All products Papertrey ink unless stated.
Stamps: Distressed stripes,With Sympathy,Blooming button bits and Mat stack 1.
Ink:Spring Moss and Su Melon Mambo
Card:Spring Moss and Raspberry Fizz
Dies:Mat stack 1, Love lives here and limitless layers
Other: Ribbon from stash and Martha Stewart sm Butterfly punch

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Papertrey Ink , Make It Monday challenge

This weeks Make it monday challenge over at Papertrey Ink is to die cut foam.
I found some in my stash and used the flower die from PTI.
Recipe :
All Papertrey ink unless stated
Stamps: Turning a new leaf, Banner builder set
Ink and card: Stampin Up Pretty in Pink
Dies: Banner builder collection , double ended banner and large scallop border
Buttons: Vintage Cream

Friday, 25 February 2011

Papertrey February Blog Hop Challenge

Firstly I am sorry for the quality of the picture my battery kept dying on my camera.
I am very excited this is my first ever Blog hop this is my take on this months challenge over at
Papertrey Ink
The challenge is Scallops after giving the matter some serious thought whilst clipping one of my dogs I decided to make a little house and add a scallop roof, scallop lace and scallop heart.
The inspiration for the house is from the Loves lives here dies
All Papertrey Ink unless stated:
Stamps:Turning a new leaf,Polka dots basics II and Boards and beams
Ink:Aqua mist,Sweet Blush,Lemon tart and Lavender moon.
Card: Aqua mist , Sweet blush and cream from stash.
Ribbon: Aqua Mist dotty satin and scallop lace from stash
Dies: SU scallop border punch and spellbinders hearts.Double ended banners.
Now off to Hop around to see what everyone has been creating.

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

A Passion for Papertrey challenge : Party Invites

Here is my entry for the challenge over at
The challenge was to make a party invite and I just happen to have made these for a lady at the weekend.
Stamps: Papertrey ink Turning a new leaf ( one of my favourite stamp sets)
Dies: Papertrey ink numbers

Papertrey Ink :Make it Mondays challenge

Here is my entry for this weeks challenge over at
This weeks challenge was to use score tape and glitter in a straight line.
This is a short recipe:
Stamps used: Way to go kiddo , All booked up and Birthday basics
All cards have a detachable bookmark

Saturday, 12 February 2011

Papertrey Ink Go to Sentiment card , Make It Monday challenge

This is my entry for the Go To Sentiments card challenge for make it Monday Card
over at

Recipe :
All Papertrey Ink unless stated:
Stamps : Say It With Style
Card: Harvest Gold, Dark Chocolate, Blueberry Sky and Fine Line
Ink: Dark Chocolate
Ribbon:Blueberry Sky
Button: Dark Chocolate
Dies:Star collection
Other: Bakers Twine and Stampin up Choc chip marker

Papertrey Ink Think Big Challenge

Todays challenge over at
is Think Big
I have decided to make an oversized gift tag card.
All papertrey ink unless stated:
Blueberry Sky: Card and Ribbon
Harvest Gold: Card
Dark Chocolate: Card and Ink
Fine Linen : Card
Stamps: Say It With Style
Dies: Stars
Other: button Dark Chocolatem, Bakers Twine and Stampin up Choc chip marker

Friday, 11 February 2011

A Passion for Papertrey challenge

This is my entry for the challenge over at A Passion For Papertrey
All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Stamps: Mat stack 2 collection, Say it with style and Distressed stripes.
Ink: Stampin up Real Red, Memento black, Whispers chestnut.
Buttons: vintage red
Dies: Mat stack 2 and tag die
Extras:stampin up heart punch, ribbon and card from stash

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Papertrey ink colour challenge entry number 5

Another entry for the Anniversary challenge on
This colour combo is the favourite of design team member Michelle Wooderson
Aqua Mist , Sweet Blush , Harvest Gold and Simply Chartruese.
The recipe for my card is:
Aqua Mist: Card
Sweet Blush: Ink
Harvest Gold: Card
Simply Chartruese:Ink and Ribbon
Lemon Tart: Ink
Stamps:Floral Freenzy
Extras: Fake stitching Stampin up marker Old Olive, Stampin up 11/4 circle punch
Bakers twine .
All products Papertrey Ink unless stated.

Papertrey ink colour challenge entry number 4

Another entry for the Anniversay challenge on
The colours chosen were from designer Melissa Phillips
Hibiscus Burst , Sweet Blush , Ripe Avocado and Spring Moss
The Recipe for my card is:
Hibiscus Burst: Card
Sweet Blush: Card
Ripe Avocado : Card and Ink
Spring Moss:Card and Ink
Stamps: Turning a new leaf and Birthday basics
Dies: Banner and Beautiful Blooms.Stampin up 1/4 circle punch
Extras: Sweet Blush buttons and natural twine
All Papertrey Ink unless stated

Papertrey ink colour challenge entry number 3

Here's another entry from me for the latest challenge over at
There is a fantastic prize hense how many times I have entered.
This is the favourite colour combo from Maile Belles
Her colours are as follows:
Kraft , Fine Linen , Lavender Moon and Harvest Gold
My recipe for my card is:
All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Kraft: Card
Fine Linen : Ribbon
Lavender Moon: Card and Ink
Harvest Gold: Card
Lemon tart:Ink
Stamps: Women of life and Birthday Basics
Dies: Stampin Up 1/2 circle punch and papertrey Ink Tag

Papertrey ink colour challenge entry number 2

This is one of the challengers at for a fantastic prize.
This time I have chosen Erin Lincoln favourite colour combo .
Her colours are:
Dark Chocolate , Vintage Cream , Ripe Avocardo and Ocean tides.
My Recipe is:
All items Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Dark Chocolate: Card
Vintage Cream: Card
Ripe Avocado : Ink and Ribbon
Ocean tides: Card
Stamps: Turning a new leaf and Birthday Basics
Dies: Spellbinders Label 14, Xcut small flower punch

Papertrey ink colour challenge entry number 1

This is one of the latest challengers for a fantastic prize at
I have chosen Dawn Mcveys favourite colour combo
Hawaiian shores , Raspberry fizz , Dark chocolate , Pure Poppy and Kraft.
Recipe: All Papertrey Ink unless stated
Hawaiian Shores :Card and Ink
Raspberry Fizz: Card and Ink
Dark Chocolate:Card and Ink
Pure Poppy : Card
Kraft: Card
Stamps : Birthday basics, Make a wish additions and Beautiful blooms II.
Dies: Make a wish, large scallop ,Stampin up 1/4 circle punch
Extras: Natural twine

Friday, 14 January 2011

A Passion for Papertrey challenge: Out of your comfort zone number 2 !!

This is my second entry for this weeks challenge on

Out of my comfort zone has to be Vintage style .

All Papertrey Ink unless stated

Stamps : All Booked up , Mat stack collection 1, Make a wish , Women of life and polka dots basics II.
Ink: Stampin up Garden Green, Sweet Blush.
Card: Sweet blush and SU Green Green and craft.
Dies:limitless layers 1,Eyelet border,Mat stack 1, Bookmark, beautiful blooms .
Other:fine linen buttons.New Leaf ribbon.

Thursday, 13 January 2011

A Passion for Papertrey challenge: Out of your comfort zone !!

Hi this weeks challenge on A passion for Papertrey is making something out of your comfort zone, for me it has to be Vintage style cards.
Stamps:PTI Mat stack collection 1, PTI Polka dot basics II , sentiments from PTI Make a wish and PTI Women of life.
Inks:SU Wild Wasabi and PTI Sweet Blush and SU Chocolate Chip.
Card:Su Craft and PTI Sweet Blush.Paper fromK and company lifes journey.
Dies:PTI Eyelet border and Beautiful Blooms II
Other:PTI Fine linen felt, PTI vintage button cream and lace
and green felt flower from stash. sewing machine.

Wednesday, 5 January 2011

CR84FN Colour Challenge

This is my card for my first submission on the
This is my first attempt at a colour challenge.
The three colours that have to be present on your card, Scrapbook page or 3d project are
Yellow ,Peach and Pale pink.


Stamps: Stampin up Bundle of Love

Inks: Memento and Su pens Pretty in pink,Cameo coral,Barely Banana,gable green,yoyo yellow and creamy Caramel.

Card: SU pretty in Pink,Barely Banana and Papertrey Ink Melon berry

Ribbon:PTI Melon berry

Buttons:PTI Vintage Spring mix

Other: Spellbinder die ,SU punch and PTI large Scallop die.

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

First post for 2011.

Firstly I would like to wish you all a very Happy new year.
I am hoping that I will be keeping to my new years resolutions starting with posting on my blog at least once a week.
This is card is for a friend which needs to be posted tomorrow, I had left it until the last minute as I was hoping my new order from Papertrey Ink would be here but sadly it isnt.
All products used are Papertrey Ink unless stated.
Stamps:Fresh Alphabet, Birthday Basics and Turning a new leaf.
Ink:Stampin up Sage shadow
Card:Aqua mist and SU Blush
Ribbon:Aqua mist
Dies:Mat stack 4
Other:Small flower punch and pearls.