Wednesday, March 31, 2010


These are my Mother's Dahlias that she gave me a long time ago. I always think of her when I see them flowering. My Mother loved flowers.

Carol J's Circle Journal Pages

Friday, March 26, 2010

Bugged Friendship Book

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Asian Cuttlebugged Friendship Book

Friendship Book.

Here is a friendship book I made for one of the ladies in the swap I am in. These little booklets are so much fun to make.I am not a trained stamper and I have been enjoying using my many stamps that I have acquired over the years. I am self taught.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Libby's Circle Journal for March

Circle Journal from libby for March.

I love flowers and I have always loved William Wordsworth's poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud." This shows how much Libby knows me. It has always been one of my favourite poems.

This is a lovely Circle Journal page for me to add to my album. Thank you Libby.
The above are close ups of the flowers Libby made for my album.

Cake and Fun

Party hats are fun.
Chloe loves cake. She took herself off alone to enjoy her cake.
Happy Birthday Cooper.
Melanie made this car cake for Cooper.

Cooper's 4th Birthday party

I love bags and one of the little girls bought this cute bag with her.
Jessica and Chloe enjoying the jumping castle. Jess is a wonderful big sister.
Cooper catching bubbles with his hat.
The kids loved the bubbles.

Cooper had his first ever birthday party with friends and family. He had a ball. We had a jumping castle and bubble maker. Melanie made the car cake and I did all the cooking. Amanda did all the decorating. Brian did all the cleaning.

Wendy's Circle Journal for March

I loved using the Cuttlebug with this saying and colour scheme.

Sizzix embossing plate-Elegant Design
Cuttlebug Butterfly
SALT cardstock
Charcoal versa Color Ink Cube
Kindy Glitz
Kaisercraft Stamps

Friday, March 12, 2010

small card

You can make a card out of anything. This was made using scraps.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

With Love Card

This is a quick card using the new Crafts Too embossing folders. I have inked the embossed parts and used Kaisercraft gems to add a bit of Glitz. The sentiment is a foam stamp of unknown source.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Embossed Card

Here is another card I made last Friday down at church. I love the embossing and stamping into the wet embossed surface. Kellie did a great job in showing us these cards.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Kaisercraft Card

I made this card last Friday at my Churches Craft Morning. Kellie designed it and showed us how to make it. Quite different from my style but I enjoyed making it. I will definitely be using the techniques on another card or 3.

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Spiral Sizzix Texture Plates

I made this card the same way as the other 2 cards. However, I have used A Sizzix Texture Plate to do the background and I also embossed the stem.

These flowers are fun to do.

Saturday, March 06, 2010

Poinsettia Sizzix and 3D Flower

The flower was made using the same technique as the previous card. The difference is I bugged the centre circle and made leaves.

The stem was drawn freehand and cut and inked. The leaves are the same heart that I stamped on green and then cut in half and glued either side of the stem.
The background of this card was made using the Sizzix texture plate, Poinsettia.

Friday, March 05, 2010

3D Flower

By now you would have guessed I love flowers. I have made this 3D flower from a heart stamp.

1. Stamp out 9 hearts and cut them out.
2. Ink around the edges.
3. Lay 5 hearts on the base and glue them in place.(should be a poet)
4. Snip the pointed ends off the hearts
5. Squeeze to shape.
6. Glue the folded backs onto the base layer of petals.
7. Punch out a circle and glue in the centre.

Thursday, March 04, 2010

With Love

Here is another card made with the new embossing folders from Crafts Too. They only have a few folders but they are so nice. I love them. I have used a martha Stewart Border Punch with the embossing folders and inked the lot with charcoal Versa Color Ink.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Friendship Book.

Here is the page I did for a Friendship Book I am doing with a group of ladies. You have to stamp something on the page and put your details on the back. I am not really a stamper-I would like to be. One day when I have more time. This book was made by Sharon and sent to Libby who then sent it to me. I love flowers so i stamped hearts and cut them out and made this flower with a stamped sentiment.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Crafts Too-Butterflies

These new embossing folders by Crafts Too go well with the Cuttlebug. Teamed with Martha Stewart Punches and bits of this and that and you have a card.

These little flowers have been made from 2 different sized circles that have been scrunched and then inked and layered. The stems and leaves are strips of black cardstock.

Elissa Rose

In loving memory of my granddaughter Elissa Rose