Arts & Crafts, card making, cardmaking, crafting

Look Who’s Turning 50

Hi everyone..

Today’s card features a new stamp and die set and patterned paper I bought a while back from Stampin Up.

I also needed to make a card for a friend’s birthday so this gave me the chance to try out the new set.

It is just a quick card and post tonight as it has been a busy day, Chunky has been to the vet for more chemo today .


supplies list :-

  • Heavyweight White Cardstock from Ross Papercraft show
  • Matte Silver textured Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Patterned Paper
  • Simon Says Stamp Word Bubble Die
  • Stampin Up Stamp & die Set
  • Silver Star Sequins
  • Cosmic Shimmer Glue
  • Sellotape Double Sided Tape
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesives
  • Onyx Black Versafine Ink

Thanks so much for popping round and I shall see you very soon ๐Ÿ™‚



Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Die Cutting, Distressing, Embelishments, Handmade, Inking, Matt & Layer, Mixed Media, Paper Crafting, Rustic

Cogs, Gears and Tattered Time

Hi Everyone….

Well I have had an absolute crafting blast for the last 5 days… I have made loads of projects, ย I’ve made cards, mobiles, books, bingo boards… and so on ๐Ÿ™‚ ย … It’s just unfortunate that I’m back to work tomorrow after the easter holidays.. but I have had so much fun!

I had one last job to do tonight and that was to make a birthday card for my brother in law who is 50 this coming friday.

Here’s the card I made… loads of inking and cutting paper and scor tape ๐Ÿ˜‰ and I have to say the idea for this card shape/dimension came from one I had seen on Pinterest.


Supplies Used :-

  • Matboard Die cut’s from my friend Deb (think they are Accucut Diecuts)
  • DCWV Tattered Time 12 x 12 Stack
  • Glitz Design Love Games Patterned Paper
  • Burlap
  • Scortape
  • Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
  • Thickers White Vinyl 50
  • Spectrum Noir Brown Alcohol Ink Pen to colour the 50
  • Tim Holtz Gear Diecut
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Black Textured Cardstock from Papermania
  • Corner Chomper

it opens up to reveal a concertina effect

the inside

the back view

Thanks so much everyone for being bombarded with blog posts and video’s this holiday weekend, might just take a few days off this week ๐Ÿ˜‰

Have a great week and thanks for popping in
Sarah xx

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Paper Crafting

50th Birthday Card

Its a work colleague’s birthday next week at work, and she is turning 50, so I made a card for the girls to sign and we’ll give her card to her on wednesday, as she is taking a few days holiday and her birthday is on Friday..

Supplis List :-

  • Cream Cardstock when folded measures 5″ x 5″
  • 1 x Piece of white Chipboard 3″ x 3.5″
  • Copic Ciao RV10 Pale Pink coloured around the edges of the white chipboard
  • Chocolate & Roses Fibres
  • Chipboard 50 covered in patterned paper & the edges distressed
  • American Crafts Cream Cardstock
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Diamond Dust
  • Prima Pink Flower & Fibred for the back of the envelope
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive.

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Mini Cards, Paper Crafting, Scrap Challenge

50th Birthday Card

I made this quick card tonight for a work colleague who is based in the London Office, he let it slip last week that he is 50 this week lol

So I thought I’d make him a wee card… just to wish him a happy birthday.

I was good remembering to make it entirely out of card from “The Pile” ๐Ÿ˜‰

Supplies List :-

  • Dark Blue Cardstock (blue on the outside and white on the inside)
  • Red Cardstock
  • Grey ย Textured Cardstock from American Crafts
  • Nestabilities Labels 1 Set
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Stix 2 3D Glue Dots
  • “50” from stickers in my stash (had them aaages)
  • White Opaque pen for faux stitching.