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A space to show my crafty creations (and failures). Hopefully sharing my experience with others of a like mind and becoming better for it.
Take Flight ......
2024-05-16 11:22
I made a card for a monthly challenge over on 'Crafty Individuals' Facebook Group ....... the theme this month is 'Winged Things' .....I selected a 6 x 6 inch white cardblank as the base. I… Read More
Inventor .....
2024-05-14 23:01
Made a decorated Tag for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .......The tag base was cut from re-cycled food packaging.Decided on lightly steampunk design. I chose some printed background paper… Read More
Music ......
2024-05-13 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards, made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Music to my Ears' .....The bases were cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging. I then… Read More
Sunny ......
2024-05-12 23:01
A set of 'Twinchies' made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Sunny Days' .....I cut the backgrounds from re-cycled food packaging and then cut 4 2 x 2 inch squares from yellow… Read More
No Otter .....
2024-05-09 10:32
This Artist Trading Card was made for a Challenge sponsored by 'Crafty Individuals' over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Wild Animals' .... I used a set of magazine stamps designed by… Read More
Faces ......
2024-05-02 23:01
A set of three Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were die-cut from re-cycled food packaging and they were covered with some floral rose printed p… Read More
Floral Collages Framed ......
2024-04-23 14:29
A series of 4 mixed-media collages each measuring 12 x 12 cm. All are unique, textured, pastel coloured and use many different materials in their making. Click HERE to see this in my MadeMe… Read More
Pinks & Browns .....
2024-04-15 13:10
A set of Twinchies ( 2 x 2 inch decorated squares) made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Pinks & Browns' ...... they have a vintage look I think !The bases were trim… Read More
Cheep ......
2024-04-14 15:17
A set of three Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Green & Orange' .....The bases were cut to 2,5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging… Read More
Cosmos ......
2024-04-13 12:44
A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a monthly swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The bases were die-cut to 2.5 inches in diameter from re-cycled food packaging. I then stamped the moon o… Read More
Make Waves .....
2024-03-27 13:16
A set of 4 'Twinchies' ..... 2 x 2 inch decorated squares made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Making Waves'  ....I used a 'Spin & Splash' background made… Read More
Wonderful ......
2024-03-26 15:18
A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....The bases were die-cut from re-cycled food packaging. I then used a Gelli printed background paper and stamped wit… Read More
Seashore Collection .....
2024-03-13 18:22
This is a handmade pendant and chain from my 'Seashore' Collection ..... available in my online shop 'Artemis Handmade' .... please click to have a look ! It's one of over six inspired… Read More
Daffs .....
2024-02-29 16:04
A set of Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Spring Flowers' .....The bases were cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging. I then cut… Read More
Fiery ......
2024-02-28 14:22
A set of 4 Twinchies - 2 x 2 inch decorated squares made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were cut from re-cycled food packaging and I chose a suitable printed paper and… Read More
Bows.....
2024-02-27 00:01
A set of three Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were die-cut from re-cycled food packaging and covered with some Gelli plate printed paper. This… Read More
Pears......
2024-01-27 00:01
A set of Twinchies made for a swap on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Fruity Things' .......The bases were cut to 2 x 2 inches square from re-cycled food packaging. I then selected some p… Read More
New Year .......
2024-01-11 12:51
 A set of Artist Trading Cards (ATC's) made for a swap over in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of '2024' .....The bases were cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging. I then… Read More
Festive .......
2023-12-13 10:45
A set of Inchies made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....They are just 1 inch square. I decided to do something a bit Festive and made a background with watercolours. The bases we… Read More
Starry .....
2023-10-31 12:58
A set of Twinchies made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Seeing Stars' ......The bases were cut to 2 x 2 inches square from re-cycled food packaging. I then stamped the star… Read More
LIM Challenge #495.......
2023-10-27 23:01
Hi there everyone, time again for another great Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog ...... this time you have a 'Colour' challenge for your CAS design. Always remember to fol… Read More
CAS On Friday #269 ......
2023-10-27 08:00
  It's time for another Challenge over on 'CAS on Friday' ....This time the theme is:'Animal'You are invited to make a Clean And Simple card in the theme, following the challe… Read More
Hot ......
2023-10-23 12:43
A set of Artist TRading Coins made for a swap over in UK Stampers Forum in the colour theme of  'Yellow & Red' .....I cut the bases to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging… Read More
Handmade Jewellery .....
2023-10-20 17:18
I now have a MadeMe shop called 'Artemis Handmade' ... I am selling lots of unique handmade jewellery items at really competitive prices .....There are loads of handmade signature pendants h… Read More
LIM Challenge #494 ......
2023-10-13 23:01
 Hi there everyone, time again for another great Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog ...... this time you have a 'One Layer' challenge for your CAS design. Always rememb… Read More
CAS On Friday #268 ......
2023-10-13 16:20
  It's time for another Challenge over on 'CAS on Friday' ....This time the theme is:'Autumn'You are invited to make a Clean And Simple card in the theme, following the challe… Read More
LIM Challenge #493 .....
2023-09-29 23:01
Hi there everyone, time again for another great Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog ...... this time you have a 'music' challenge for your CAS design. Always remember to foll… Read More
Flutterby ........
2023-09-23 23:01
A set of three Artist Trading Cards made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Butterflies'  ......The bases were cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging … Read More
Sunny .......
2023-09-22 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were die-cut to 2.5 inches in diameter from re-cycled food packaging. The backgrounds were die-cut fro… Read More
Bling ......
2023-09-18 23:01
A set of 'Twinchies' (2 x 2 inch decorated squares) made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......I started with some printed paper and applied this to the bases made from re-cycled food p… Read More
LIM Challenge #492 ......
2023-09-15 23:01
Hi there everyone, time again for another great Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog ...... this time you have an alphabet challenge for your CAS design ......Always remember to follow… Read More
CAS On Friday #266 .....
2023-09-15 08:00
 It's time for another Challenge over on 'CAS on Friday' ....This time the theme is:'SUNSHINE'You are invited to make a Clean And Simple card in the theme, following the challenge rules… Read More
Mini ......
2023-09-09 23:01
A set of 1 x 1 inch decorated squares, known as 'Inchies' ........ made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum.I punched six squares from re-cycled food packaging and then selected a cou[le of… Read More
Wedding ......
2023-09-05 09:18
A Wedding card made for a friend using the same blue as the bridesmaids dresses .......I started with a 6 x 6 inch white card blank and die-cut a stitched edge square from more white card th… Read More
CAS On Friday #265 ......
2023-09-01 11:22
It's that time again for another CAS Challenge over on the 'CAS on Friday' blog .......This time the theme is:'BABY'So go ahead and make your card in the theme. Following the rules, of cours… Read More
Tag .......
2023-08-29 23:01
A collaged decorated tag made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .......I cut the base from some fuchsia card and stamped with hearts from AAll & Create in black ink.I then added two s… Read More
Mosaic ......
2023-08-19 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were die-cut to 2.5 inches diameter from re-cycled food packaging. I then chose some alpha printed pap… Read More
LIM Challenge #490 ......
2023-08-18 23:01
Good morning LIMmers ..... time for another Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog. This time it's a colour challenge and you are asked to make a card in the theme of:Don't forget to foll… Read More
CAS On Friday #264 ........
2023-08-18 08:15
Hello again and it's time for another fab Challenge over on 'CAS on Friday' ....This time the theme is:'Good Luck'You are invited to make a card in the theme, following the rules of course !… Read More
Rainy .......
2023-08-15 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards made fo a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Silhouettes' .....The bases were cut from re-cycled food packaging to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I then took a… Read More
Citrus ......
2023-08-15 10:50
A set of Twinchies (2 x 2 inches square) made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Lemon & Lime'  ........The bases were cut from re-cycled food packaging. I then c… Read More
Pink .......
2023-08-13 11:02
 A set of Inchies made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .......The bases were punched to 1 x 1 inch square from re-cycled food packaging. I then punched some printed paper and appli… Read More
LIM Challenge #489 .....
2023-08-04 23:01
 Brand new Challenge for you on the 'Less Is More' blog ......  this time it's a You are invited to make a Clean And Simple Card (following the rules, of course} for the Chall… Read More
CAS On Friday #263 ......
2023-08-04 08:42
 Hi there, time again for another great Challenge over on 'CAS on Friday' blog .....This time you are invited to make a Clean And Simple Card (following the rules) in the theme of:… Read More
Yellow .......
2023-08-02 11:52
Here are a set of Artist Trading Cards made for a Challenge and swap over on IndigoBlu facebook page in the theme of - 'My Least used Colour' .....I chose yellow .... not that I dislike it b… Read More
Enjoy........
2023-07-31 09:29
 Sharing a Tag made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The base is made from re-cycled packaging and I have used gifted snippets from friends in this collaged tag.The main daisy… Read More
Pendants ......
2023-07-29 10:55
 Brand new unique seaglass pendants in my MadeMe shop 'Artemis Handmade' ....Blues ......Green/PinkRed/MauveThanks so much for looking ......Sid xx Read More
Purple .......
2023-07-24 14:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The theme was 'Black and one other Colour' I stamped the floral stamp (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous) in blac… Read More
LIM Challenge #488 .....
2023-07-21 23:01
 Hi LIMmers it's that time again for another new Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' Challenge Blog ......This time you are asked to contribute a card of your own making, following the… Read More
CAS On Friday #262 ......
2023-07-21 08:00
It's that time again for another fab Challenge over on the 'CAS on Friday' Challenge Blog ... this time you are asked to make a Clean And Simple card in the theme of: 'Summer'… Read More
Birdies .......
2023-07-14 23:01
 A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum  .....The bases were die-cut to 2 inches diameter from re-cycled food packaging. I then die-cut the backgro… Read More
LIM Challenge #487 ......
2023-07-07 23:01
Hi there again from the 'Less Is More' Challenge blog ..... this time we have an alphabet theme .....You are invited to join us with a CAS card of your making and design in the above theme… Read More
CAS On Friday #261 .....
2023-07-07 08:00
It's that time again for another fab Challenge over on the 'CAS on Friday' Challenge Blog ... this time you are asked to make a Clean And Simple card using: 'Designpaper'Don't forget to… Read More
Rose ........
2023-06-24 23:01
Made a Clean & Simple card using stamps from the latest IndigoBlu Box set .......I made the card base from white 300gsm card and it measures 5 x 5 inches.The background plate was cut fro… Read More
LIM Challenge #486 .....
2023-06-23 23:01
Welcome to a brand new Challenge from 'Less Is More' ......This time it's :So you are asked to make a card in any theme but make sure it is CAS (Clean And Simple), so please read and follow… Read More
CAS On Friday #260 .....
2023-06-23 08:51
 It's that time again for another Clean And Simple Challenge on the 'CAS on Friday' blog ....You are invited to make a CAS card in the theme of:'LOVE'You will need to follow the rules o… Read More
Textures ......
2023-06-20 09:41
Decided to join a swap over on the 'I Love IndigoBlu' Facebook page ..... three ATC's in the theme of 'Textured Backgrounds' ....The bases were cut from re-cycled food packaging cut to 2.5 x… Read More
Fur/Feather .....
2023-06-16 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Fur & Feathers' .....I started with some printed paper with a 'fur' finish. This was cut to 3.5 x… Read More
LIM Challenge #485 .......
2023-06-09 23:01
 Well it's time again for another 'Less Is More' Challenge ..... this time it's a:You are invited to make a CAS card using the colours and following the rules, of course .....This is my… Read More
Seaside ......
2023-06-09 23:01
Made a set of 'Twinchies', 2 x 2 inch decorated squares, for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....The bases are cut from re-cycled food packaging and I have covered some white card with two… Read More
CAS On Friday #259 ......
2023-06-09 09:28
Time again for another fab Challenge over on the 'CAS on Friday' challenge blog .....This time you are asked to join us and make a Clean And Simple card in the theme of:'LEAVES'followin… Read More
Inspire .......
2023-06-06 12:26
 A card made on a 6 x 6 inch brown Kraft base .....I stamped the motifs (stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz) in various shades of green Impress dye inks on white card. I then die-cut each wit… Read More
Worthy ......
2023-06-01 23:01
A set of Inchies made for a monthly swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The background is made from inks applied over the bases cut to 1 x 1 inches from re-cycled food packaging .....I have… Read More
Celebrate......
2023-05-29 23:01
 A celebration card .....I chose a piece of spotty background paper and stamped this with the flower stamp in Versafine black ink which was then heat embossed with clear embossing powde… Read More
Smile .......
2023-05-28 23:01
Made a Clean & Simple card .....The base is an A6 white card blank. I then cut a smaller matt from white card and die-cut a stitched oval in the centre of the matt.I then watercoloured a… Read More
Notecards ......
2023-05-27 23:01
These notecards were made from stamps by Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz and are a series of four .....The first one is stamped in Eggplant Adirondak Dye Ink, heat embossed with clear embossing… Read More
LIM Challenge #484 .......
2023-05-26 23:01
Hi there ! We are here again with another fab fortnightly Challenge here at 'Less Is More' blog ....This time you are asked to make a one layer card (see blog for details) in the theme… Read More
CAS On Friday #258 ......
2023-05-26 09:35
Well it's that time for a brand new Challenge over at 'CAS on Friday' .....This time you are invited to make a Clean & Simple card using:  'Embossing'So your card could contain… Read More
Note ......
2023-05-23 23:01
I used the same stamp Stampers Anonymous/Tim Holtz) as in my precious post to make this note card .....The base is a 5 x 5 ins brown Kraft card blank....This time I stamped the Daisy on whit… Read More
Thoughts ......
2023-05-22 23:01
Made a Happy Thoughts card  .....The card is on a 6 x 6 inch white card base ...... I used pre-made tiles using a Brusho background, stamping & heat embossing using Stampers Anonymo… Read More
Citrus .....
2023-05-21 23:01
A card made for a 'Lime, Lemon & Orange' colour Challenge over on UK Stampers Forum ......The card started with a 6 x 6 inch white card base ......I chose a 'Cocktail' stamp and stamped… Read More
Brave ......
2023-05-17 23:01
A vintage Tag made for a swap over on the UK Stampers Forum ......The base was cut from re-cycled food packaging and this was covered with some printed paper from Tim Holtz featuring vintage… Read More
Spirit .......
2023-05-16 23:01
Made a set of 3 Artist Trading Cards for a swap over on the IndigoBlu Facebook Group in a colour theme of 'Orange, Red & Green' .....I used stamps from IndigoBlu throughout. I first made… Read More
Luck ......
2023-05-15 23:01
The card started as a 6 x 6 inch white card blank .....I then stamped the flowers (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous - Floral Trims) twice in Versafine black ink on more white card, heat embossin… Read More
Steam .......
2023-05-14 23:01
The Challenge over at Country View Crafts this month is 'Vehicles' .......I used stamps from IndigoBlu to make this Steam Locomotive card. The base is a 5 x 7 ins white card.I started by sta… Read More
Tiles ......
2023-05-13 23:01
A Clean & Simple card ....Made a white card base to 5 x 5 inches square from 300gsm card......I next chose 4 of the Tiles (Tim Holtz/Sizzix) and stamped them in black Versafine ink which… Read More
LIM Challenge #483 .......
2023-05-12 23:01
It's time again for another fab CAS Challenge over on the 'Less Is More' blog ..... this time you are invited to make a clean and simple card in the theme of:Make sure you follow the rules o… Read More
CAS On Friday #267 ......
2023-05-12 08:00
Hi there, CAS on Friday Fans ...... another challenge is now live on the blog ...This time you are asked to make a CAS card in the theme of  'STRIPES' , following our rules of course … Read More
Regal ......
2023-05-11 09:56
A set of Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Crowning Glory' ......The bases were cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I then chose some background paper and… Read More
Kraft ......
2023-05-09 23:01
A set of three Artist Trading Coins  made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The bases were die-cut to 2.5 inches in diameter from re-cycled food packaging. They were covered wit… Read More
Heart .......
2023-05-08 23:01
Made a hearty rabbit Clean And Simple card ......The base is a 6 x 6 inch white card blank and I have die-cut a stitched-edge 5.5 x 5.5 inch white card matt which was added to the card front… Read More
Poppy .....
2023-05-06 23:01
A Clean And Simple card ......The base is a 6 x 6 ins white card blank. I made a watercolour background with paints and watercolour card and this was trimmed to 3 ins square and edged with b… Read More
2023-05-06 09:08
Celebrating the historic Coronation of King Charles III & Queen Camilla today. Three cheers and God Save The King !!! Read More
Minds ......
2023-05-05 23:01
A card featuring a stamp & background paper from Crafty Individuals ........The base is a 6 x 6 inch white card .... I then stamped the Roman head stamp in black Versafine ink and heat e… Read More
Here .......
2023-05-04 23:01
Another white-on-White card suitable for a bereavement ....... cards that we never really want to make ......I started with a 5 x 7 inch white card blank and die-cut another piece of white c… Read More
Sparkle ......
2023-05-03 23:01
Made a card for a friend ....I started with a 6 x 6 inch white card blank......I then made a panel from watercolour card which I coloured with watercolours in a wet environment in magenta, b… Read More
Fabulous ......
2023-05-02 23:01
A collaged Artist Trading Card .... made to trade !The base is cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches from re-cycled food packaging. The base is made from Distress Oxides and a water spray. Some pink diamo… Read More
Fly ......
2023-05-01 23:01
Made a Clean and Simple Card .......I measure, cut and scored a white card blank to 5 x 5 inches. I then made a brayered background with acrylic paints in pink and cream. This was cut to 2.5… Read More
Sing ......
2023-04-30 23:01
A collaged card to share with you .....The base is a white 4 x 6 inch card blank .....I have collaged various elements, some with Distress ink and stamping, printed papers, printed snippits… Read More
Sympathy ......
2023-04-29 23:01
One of those cards we never like to make .......I made a 5 x 5 inch white card blank by measuring, cutting and scoring white card. I then die-cut a stitched-edge octagon from more white card… Read More
LIM Challenge #482 .....
2023-04-28 23:01
 It's that time again for another 'Less Is More' Challenge ...... this time its an Alphabet Challenge ......You are asked to play along with us and make a Clean And Simple card featurin… Read More
CAS On Friday #256
2023-04-28 08:38
Hi there and welcome to another super Challenge from the 'CAS on Friday' challenge blog .....This time you are invited to make a card, following the rules, in the theme of:'NEW HOME'This is… Read More
Daisy .......
2023-04-26 23:01
Crafted a little gift Tag only 4 x 2 ins ....The tag base is of brown Kraft chipboard. I stamped a daisy randomly in Versafine black ink and centred with white Posca pen.I then cut a piece o… Read More
Journey .......
2023-04-24 23:01
A greetings card ......I cut and folded the base to make a 5 x 5 inches white card-blank ......I chose some spotty paper and cut to 4 x 4 inches. I stamped with an ink-splash stamp (Tim Holt… Read More
All Things ......
2023-04-24 12:26
A card suitable for a male recipient which often is a difficult task .......I used a 5 x 7 ins white card blank as the base. I then cut another slightly smaller piece of white card and dry e… Read More
Pears ......
2023-04-23 15:22
Mad a card for a Challenge where you had to use Brown Kraft on your make over on UK Stampers Forum ......I used a 5 x 5 inch brown Kraft card as the base. I selected a pear stamp (Great Impr… Read More
Agapanthus ......
2023-04-21 13:55
Made a Clean And Simple DL Birthday Card card on a white card blank .....I die-cut three stitched-edge squares from white card. I then chose a stamp of an agapanthus bloom (Stampendous) and… Read More
Beauty .....
2023-04-19 09:18
An Artist Trading Card made to trade .....The base was cut from re-cycled food packaging and cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I then cut a background from some swirly inked paper made earlier, to th… Read More
Memorable ......
2023-04-17 23:01
Made an Artist Trading Card for trading .....I cut a piece of printed paper for the background to 2.5 x 3.5 inches and treated this with alcohol inks. I then stamped in black Versafine ink w… Read More
Blu ......
2023-04-16 23:01
A set of 3 Artist Trading Cards made for a swap over on the I Love IndigoBlu Facebook Group using mainly IndigoBlu products in their making. I have called the series 'IndigoBlues' … Read More

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