August Swaps!

For August I took part in the card swaps (for Yahoo message boards) for the UK_Parcher_Pals and Card_Crafts groups. The parchment swap was a free subject swap this month, so I decided to make a second card using the pattern I used to make my parents’ wedding anniversary card (see “Happy Wedding Anniversary” post). For… Continue reading August Swaps!

Happy Wedding Anniversary!

Hi! August is the month of my parents’ wedding anniversary (33 years this year!), so I needed to make them a lovely card. I decided to make it using parchment for a change, and used a pattern that I had downloaded from online. It features bells, rings and ribbons, and is suitable either as a… Continue reading Happy Wedding Anniversary!

Festivals galore!

There’s one problem to the summer – too many craft festivals!! There’s always something going on somewhere, or something to plan to go to, never good if, like me, you live on a very restricted budget and don’t get out of the house much!!┬áBut I have managed to get to 3 events this summer, which… Continue reading Festivals galore!

Iris Folding!

Hi! So, July is over, and I learned to make some wonderful iris fold cards! You can see pictures of them below (and the card┬álabelled “Karen’s card” is one she made, not one I gave to her!!). I’ve still got lots left here I can make, and will definitely carry on making them, but want… Continue reading Iris Folding!

From Parching to… Irises!!

Well, another month over, another beginning! I lost a large portion of June because first I then Karen went on holiday, but July will hopefully be better! So what next after Parchment? Well, hopefully we will get more time, because we are aiming to cover a type of card making this month, which involves a… Continue reading From Parching to… Irises!!