Valentine Shaker Card

Hi Everyone…

I have two cards to share with you tonight… a valentine shaker and a thank you card.

I used two stamp sets, for the valentine shaker card I used the Tim Holtz small talk set, which is really versatile, lots of different popular sayings in this set.. and for the thank you card I cracked open the the Many thank you’s set from Stampin Up again.

Valentine Shaker Card

Supplies List :

  • Crumb Cake Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Papermania Capsule Cardstock – Red Hot Mix (from a few yrs ago)
  • Tim Holtz Small Talk Stamp Set – 2 stamps “you & me” and “Happy Valentines Day”
  • Flamingo Sequins by Little Things from Lucys Cards
  • Scotch Dimensional Adhesive
  • Scor tape
  • Judikins Embossable Acetate
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Thank you Card

  • Black Glossy Cardstock
  • Silver Mirror Card
  • Reverse Confetti Quick Card Panels
  • Lily White Sequins from Little Things from Lucys Cards
  • Scotch Dimensional Adhesive & Scortape & Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Well that’s me for tonight… think the rest of this week I will be cracking open some guilding flakes to prepare for a wee workshop on 28th Feb ;)

As always, thank you for dropping in..




Shaker Card & Tag

Hi everyone…

Another wet and blustery Sunday here again.. I am so looking forward to springtime, I think this must have been the wettest winter on record!

After we walked the dogs today I spent the afternoon in my shed and made a few things..

I made this thank you shaker card and matching shaker tag.. I wanted to challenge myself to use a stamp set that I had bought and not used.. think I might start doing this more regularly ;)  so the stamp set of choice today is from Stampin Up! and it is the Another Thank You Set

Thank you 1

Supplies list :-

  • Stampin Up! Another Thank You Stamp Set
  • Stampin Up! Crumb Cake Cardtock
  • Cream Cardstock from the Ross Papercraft Show
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Sugar Cube Stars and Hearts
  • Creme Caramel Sequin Mix from Lucys Little Things
  • Scotch Double Sided Tape & Scortape
  • JudiKins Embossable Window Plastic
  • Lil’ Inker Designs Stitched Square Dies
  • Hemptique Bakers Twine”Cappuchino”
  • Clearly Besotted Stamps Round Tag Die

thanks tag

Hope you like the little thank you duo.. I will be back soon with another card made from this same stamp set :) ..

thankyou card2

As always, thank you for popping round


I Love us ~ Valentine Shaker Card

Hi Everyone…

Valentine Shaker Cards were on the go up in my wee shed tonight… it was a tad windy up there too! … we currently have Storm Henry blowing a hoolie!

I love us 3

I will at Stampers Grove on Saturday 6th February for a wee workshop making Valentine Shaker Cards, this card is just one of the designs we will be making on the day, if you fancy joining us, all the information is detailed below.

I Love Us

Valentine Shaker Card Workshop at Stampers Grove, 92 Grove Street Edinburgh EH3 8AP on Saturday 6th February 2016 from 11am till 1pm where we will be making as many lovely valentine cards as we can in the 2 hour workshop :) all materials included in the price.. the cost of the workshop is £12.00 and you can book your spot by calling James or Emma on 0131 221 9440 :)

i love us 2

Do you know the great thing about attending the workshops?… you get to go shopping for more crafty stuff in the shop after it ;)

Hope to see you on Saturday

Sarah :)



Easter Eggs and the Wee Plant Pot

Easter Eggs and a wee plant pot was what I got up to in my shed today.. too much fun was had!  I could have painted them all day, but thought I better keep the pots and eggs for an upcoming workshop, i’ll tell you more about that further down the page

easter 1

I used the gorgeous starlight paints for the pot, they are just so shimmery!

easter 3

I used paper artsy fresco finish chalk paints for the eggs… they are just tooo cute!

easter 2

Here are the workshop details :-

Easter Sampler Workshop at Stampers Grove, 92 Grove Street Edinburgh EH3 8AP on Saturday 5th March 2016 from 11am till 1pm where we will be making 4 Easter projects all materials included in the price.. the cost of the workshop is £12.00 and you can book a spot by calling James or Emma on 0131 221 9440 :)

The 4 projects will be :-

  • Speckled Easter Eggs
  • Easter Plant Pot
  • Easter Baskets (for all your easter treats)
  • Easter Carrot Treat Holders

easter baskets


This will be a fun packed workshop and hope to see you there

Next week on the blog, I will be preparing samples for more Stampers Grove Workshops, I will have Valentine Shaker Cards to share and also the guilding flakes will be out and Iwill be making some cards and tags.

I wanted to also welcome all my new subscribers this week.. I hope you enjoy the blog and all the new projects :)

If you would like to be notified of new blog posts, there is a subscription button on the top right hand side of the blog :)

See you all soon

Sarah :)




Hi Everyone,

I hope you are all having a lovely Saturday…

I have little mixed media book, number three, to share with you today… I decided to go au-naturale with this one, I hope you like it

Love Book

We have a variety of different materials being used … Sheet music paper, waxing stripe, braided twine, cork and wooden letters

love book 3

I used craft cardstock for the pages inside this book, where as I used water colour paper in the two previous books

love book 2

If you missed my two previous books you can find them here and here, and you can make these with me at next Saturday’s workshop at Stampers Grove in Edinburgh details on the link here.

As always, thank you for popping round

Sarah :)


Do what you love and love what you do.

Hi Everyone,

Tonight I made a start with book number two, I was late getting up to my shed, after 9pm but i managed to get the book finished :)

mixed media book a

I used Diamond Starlight paint on tonight’s book along with tissue tape, fibres, and a wooden heart, if you missed last night’s blog post you can catch up here as these wee books are for a workshop at Stampers Grove in Edinburgh.

mixed media book d

I love how shimmery these starlight paints are!

mixed media book b

I love the mixed fibres and think they look nice against the shimmery background of the book cover..

mixed media book c

As always, thanks for popping round, and I will be back in the next couple of days with book number three


p.s. if you have any special requests for a theme or colour way leave me a message in the comments below and I will see what i can do ;)


Mixed Media Book Workshop

Hi Everyone!

I have a lovely little mixed media book to share with you all today, this is a sample for a workshop that I will be teaching at Stampers Grove in Edinburgh on Saturday 30th January 2016 from 11am till 1pm.    If you would like to join us, I will leave all the contact/booking information at the bottom of this page :)

mixed media book 5

We will be using lots of lovely products including Paperartsy stamps Grunge Paste, Greyboard,  Fresco Finish Chalk Paint and Treasure gold,  Stencils, Starlights Paints, sprays, stamps, embossing powders and much more..

mixed media book 3

I have another couple of samples to make for the workshop this week, I like make different kinds to add a bit of variety…  so be sure to pop back this week to see them, or you could hit the subscribe button at the top of my blog to be notified of any new blog posts :)

mixed media book 2

Here is the information for the Workshop below, as promised.

Stampers Grove, 92 Grove Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8AP

You can telephone 0131 221 9440 to book a place or pop in to the shop

The cost of the workshop is £12.00 and includes all materials for the class

The classes are friendly and fun and I am sure you would love it :)

mixed media book 5

As always, thanks for popping round