A New Take On The Crippled Crafter!

Hi All! While looking at other blogs I read, I noticed that most have pictures of the bloggers on them. As you’ll have seen, I most definitely don’t at present – I’m definitely a behind- instead of in-front-of the camera person. So, how best to tackle this situation? One of the blogs I read is… Continue reading A New Take On The Crippled Crafter!

Sparkly Present & A Friendly One Too!

So, card number three in the iris folding project was a gift box, and I made it using sparkly paper (getting really addicted to shiny and sparkly at the moment!!), using more of the pink and blue I cut up for the last project. The method is again the same as that used for the… Continue reading Sparkly Present & A Friendly One Too!

Iris Card Mark 2 – Sparkly Baubles!

Hello Again! So, following the owl with the googly eyes, I decided to make a slightly more complicated iris fold card, and made a card with 3 baubles on the front (1 just wasn’t enough(!)) using pretty sparkling papers! If you look closely you will see that, although the same colours have been used on… Continue reading Iris Card Mark 2 – Sparkly Baubles!

An Owl in an Iris

Hi My first attempt at making an iris card was to make a card with an owl on it. I chose this as my granny loves owls and I thought I could send it to her. Iris cards are really easy to make – you just cut an aperture in the front of the card… Continue reading An Owl in an Iris

Swapping Again!

For July I decided to be a bit more adventurous when it came to the card swaps I do (for Yahoo message boards). I couldn’t manage the parchment swap this time (it called for more advanced skills than I have!), so I decided to do the “technique” swap too this month – to make a card… Continue reading Swapping Again!

A Merry Summer Holiday!

In June this year my dad and I went on holiday to the Manor House Hotel in Devon. It’s a hotel that offers a brilliant range of crafts as well as other activities like shooting, falconry (dad loved that one!!), and the usual hotel facilities. We went for 4 activity days (we went there Sunday… Continue reading A Merry Summer Holiday!