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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.
LIM Challenge #474
2022-09-24 07:00
Time again for another fabulous 'Less Is More' Challenge ...... this time it's aYou are invited to join us by making a Clean And Simple card for the Challenge in the theme following the rule… Read More
Garden .....
2022-09-22 15:20
Made an Artist Trading Card for trading ......The base is made from re-cycled packaging. The background was made on a piece of white card cut to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I used layers of Inktense p… Read More
Autumn ......
2022-09-13 10:02
Made a Hanger as my entry for the Challenge over at Country View Crafts whose theme is 'Season of Mists & Mellow Fruitfulness' ....I cut wo matts from green and brown card to approx 6.5… Read More
LIM Challenge #473 .....
2022-09-10 07:00
It's that time again for another exciting Challenge over at the 'Less Is More' Challenge blog .....This time it's a colour Challenge and this is my Design Team Card ......I started with a 6… Read More
Silvery ......
2022-09-08 11:11
Made a tag for a swap over at UK Stampers Forum .....The background for the tag was made by applying silver texture paste through a spotty stencil to a piece of black card. Once dry the tag… Read More
Dottie .....
2022-09-05 23:01
Made a set of 4 Twinchies (2 x 2 inch squares) in the theme 'Dots & Lines' for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The base squares were cut from re-cycled food packaging. The backgrou… Read More
LIM Challenge #472
2022-08-27 07:00
 It's time for another Challenge from 'Less Is More' .....This time we are asking that you use Vellum in a Clean And Simple card of your making, following the guidelines on the 'Less Is… Read More
Summer .....
2022-08-26 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Summer Holidays' .....I made the bases from stout re-cycled food packaging which were naturally Kraft colo… Read More
Fleur De Lis .....
2022-08-24 14:32
Made a tag for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......I started with a background made with an embossing folder (TH) coloured with blending brushes and Old Paper & Bundled Sage Distress… Read More
Catz .....
2022-08-21 12:04
Made a set of Twinchies (2 x 2 inch square) for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....I cut some re-cycled food packaging as the base and covered this with more background squares made on a G… Read More
ATC .....
2022-08-16 12:46
Recently purchased a set of Sizzix Chapter 3 Tim Holtz dies. This ATC & Envelope uses dies from the 'Collector' set ....Decided to make a quick ATC and Envelope using the dies. The ATC h… Read More
LIM Challenge #471 ......
2022-08-13 07:00
Well folks, it's that time again to join us at 'Less Is More' with a clean and simple card. This one is a One Layer Card which means you cannot have any layers and the design must be ap… Read More
Cross ......
2022-08-03 09:21
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 to 2.5 inches diameter. I then prepared the background by pa… Read More
Shells ....
2022-08-01 10:10
Made these Inchies (1 x 1 inch squares) for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....The bases are punched from re-cycled food packaging. I then prepared a background from blue ink sprays and ir… Read More
LIM Challenge #470 .....
2022-07-30 07:00
 It's time for another 'Less Is More' challenge:Hoping that you can join in by making a Clean And Simple card in the theme. Please ensure you adhere to the Guidelines on the LIM Blog to… Read More
Stars .....
2022-07-29 09:25
Made this Christmas Decoration for a 'Seeing Stars' Challenge over on UK Stampers Forum .....I initially die-cut two stars from white card. These were sprayed with blue colour spray and allo… Read More
Sassy ......
2022-07-25 23:01
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 and I then stamped some music on dark blue card in silver ink… Read More
Mail .....
2022-07-23 23:01
A set of Artist Trading Cards made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in a theme of 'In The Post'.I started by cutting some re-cycled food packaging into 2.5 x 3.5 inch rectangles which I… Read More
LIM Challenge #469
2022-07-16 07:00
It's that time for another 'Less Is More' Challenge !  This time you are challenged to make a Clean And Simple card using 'Traditional Christmas' coloursThis is my card ......I started… Read More
Circus......
2022-07-12 10:15
Made a CAS card .... the base is a 5 x 5 inch white card blank .....The image was stamped twice on white card in Memento black ink. I coloured sections of the bodies and hats, trimming out s… Read More
Fire .....
2022-07-05 15:37
Made a set of Twinchies in the theme of 'The Elements' for a swap on UK Stampers Forum .....I chose the element 'Fire' .... I cut the 2 x 2 inch bases from re-cycled food packaging.I then cu… Read More
LIM Challenge #468
2022-07-02 07:00
Well it's that time again to join us at 'Less Is More' to make a Clean And Simple card in the theme of:Please ensure you follow the guidelines on the blog for your chance to be showcased &nb&hell…Read More
LIM Challenge #467 ......
2022-06-18 10:02
Time for another fortnightly Challenge from 'Less Is More' this time a one layer card .... you are challenged to make a card with 'Just One Image' although you can add some words if you like… Read More
Coin ....
2022-06-15 15:21
Made an Artist Trading Coin to trade .....I die-cut the base to 2.5 inches diameter from re-cycled food packaging and covered this with some printed paper from Crafty Individuals.The butterf… Read More
Magenta .....
2022-06-07 14:11
This card was made for a Challenge over on UK Stampers Forum in the colour theme of 'Magenta & Grey' ....The card base is a 5 x 5 inch card blank. I cut a white matt and coloured this wi… Read More
Heritage.....
2022-06-04 23:01
A set of Twinchies ( 2 x 2 inch decorated squares) made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Crowns' ....I cut the bases from re-cycled food packaging. I then made a Gelli Print… Read More
LIM Challenge #466 ......
2022-06-04 07:00
 Once again, another 'Less Is More' Challenge is live today .....You are Challenged to make a CAS card in the theme of 'Masculine' & here is my DT Card for the Challenge ......&nbsp&hell…Read More
London ......
2022-06-02 14:32
 A set of 6, 1 x 1 inch square Inchies made for a swap in UK Stampers Forum ......The based were punched from re-cycled food packaging. I then coloured some white card with red and blue… Read More
Trees ......
2022-05-25 14:54
One of those cards we never like to make ......I made a watercolour background on watercolour card in greens & yellows. once dry it was trimmed and stamped directly with Versafine black… Read More
Crescent .....
2022-05-23 08:54
A beautiful handcrafted pendant with matching ear-stud set made from pearlescent resin .....The pendant is framed in a gold bezel and comes complete with an 18 inch gold chain with a lobster… Read More
Special .....
2022-05-21 23:01
Made this little 4 x 4 inch card for someone special .....I cut a smaller matt from white card and applied some structure paste through a stencil with a palette knife. Whilst the paste was w… Read More
LIM Challenge #465 .....
2022-05-21 07:00
Well it's time for another fortnighly Challenge from us here at 'Less Is More' ....This week we would like you to use rainbow colours in a CAS card of your making .... please ensure you foll… Read More
Say ....
2022-05-19 09:58
A simple card made on a 4 x 4 inch brown Kraft card base ....I cut a white matt and stamped the fairy (Lindsey Mason)  in black Versafine ink which was then heat embossed with clear emb… Read More
Grown .....
2022-05-14 13:14
Made a tag for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ....The base is re-cycled food packaging and it is covered in a Gelli print made with acrylic paints and stencils. I have then used a numbers… Read More
Medallion .....
2022-05-13 15:13
A set of Artist Trading Coins made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....I die-cut the bases to 2.5 inches diameter from re-cycled food packaging. Then I made a Gelli Plate background fr… Read More
Bling.....
2022-05-08 23:01
New jewellery designs available to buy pendants and earrings can also be made to order.Please visit my Facebook page for prices and to order by clicking HERE Thanks for looking .....Sid… Read More
Celestial .....
2022-05-07 14:02
A set of Twinchies made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Celestial Bodies'......The bases were cut to 2 x 2 inches square from re-cycled food packaging . The backgr… Read More
LIM Challenge #464 .....
2022-05-07 07:00
 Well it's time for a new Challenge from 'Less Is More' and this time it's ....This is my Design Team make for the Challenge:I started with a white 6 x 6 card base and then cut a 5 &amp&hell…Read More
Oval .....
2022-05-06 15:02
 OVAL BLUE SPARKLY PENDANT - FOR SALEThis delightful Pendant features an oval gold metal frame within which are contained numerous sparkly blue iridescent inclusions trapped in crystal… Read More
Dogs ......
2022-05-05 16:48
Made these ATC's for a swap .......I cut the bases from re-cycled food packaging to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I then chose some text printed paper from Crafty Individuals as the background and cut t… Read More
Jewels .....
2022-04-29 12:45
Some of the UV Resin Jewellery made recently .... lots of sparkle and iridescence !Two sets of matching pendants & stud earrings, along with an oval cabochon pendant & a pair of cuff… Read More
Whispers .....
2022-04-27 11:39
Made a landscape DL card .....I started with a white DL card blank and cut a smaller matt from more white card. I then stamped the background image (AAll & Create) in Versafine black ink… Read More
Daisy.......
2022-04-25 23:01
Made a large yellow daisy from flower forming foam .... its diameter is 5 inches ....The petals were die-cut from foam in three different diameters and shaded with orange oil pastel. The lay… Read More
Sweet ......
2022-04-25 07:49
A 'Sweet' clean & simple card made today .....I used a 6 x 6 inch white card base .... I then matted white, orange and black cards to leave borders for the background ...I then die-cut s… Read More
LIM Challenge #463 .....
2022-04-23 07:00
The latest 'Less Is More' Challenge is for a Clean And Simple 'One Layer Card' which is indeed a Challenge .....Don't let the 'One Layer Card' put you off & here's hoping that you will b… Read More
Geishas ......
2022-04-20 16:38
A 'Just For You' card ....I used a 5 x 5 inch white card blank as the base and die-cut a smaller matt from more white card with a square stitched-edge die.Onto this I layered some beautiful… Read More
She ......
2022-04-18 09:53
A collaged Artist Trading Card made to swap ....The background is acrylic paint with some stamping and all other elements are collaged ....The ATC has some penwork with Posca and metallic ma… Read More
Bunnies .......
2022-04-17 16:34
A card made for a Challenge over on UK Stampers Forum ...... where you have to use triangles in your design .... and wanted to keep it Clean & Simple with lots of white space .....I used… Read More
Poppies .....
2022-04-16 15:38
A Poppies ATC made to swap .......The poppies and seedpods are collaged over a pink card background which has been stamped with Memento inks and background stamps. Some work with pens was ad… Read More
Adventure .....
2022-04-13 23:01
Made an ATC to swap .....The base was cut from re-cycled food packaging and was covered with purple card which was stamped with orange Distress Oxide ink with an Aall & Create stamp. Som… Read More
Chaos ......
2022-04-11 23:01
Felt a Tim Holtz moment coming on so decided to re-purpose this chocolate box which measures 7 x 7 x 1.5 inches.I chose a number of TH printed papers and trimmed into squares assembling 9 of… Read More
Pendants .....
2022-04-10 23:01
Been making some UV Resin pendants which will be on sale on Ebay shortly .... This one has a silver bezel and snake chain and features a real purple flower and leaf encapsulated in crystal c… Read More
Gratitude .....
2022-04-09 23:01
A 'Gratitude' card made recently ....I used a white 6 x 6 inch card base. I then cut a matt from white card to 5.5 inches square.I selected a die and cut an aperture with an outside stitched… Read More
LIM Challenge #462
2022-04-09 07:00
Here is my card for the Less Is More Challenge #462 ..... we ask that you make a card in the theme of 'Occupations' and that you follow the Guidelines to be in with a chance of being Showcas… Read More
Box .....
2022-04-05 23:42
Made this re-cycled box after being inspired by Jean Hardy from Crafty Individuals ......The box originally contained  French Macarons (which were delicious) and was already teal colour… Read More
Lightbulb......
2022-04-04 23:01
A set of Inchies made for a swap over on UK stampers Forum ....A lightbulb moment !! The bases were die-cut from re-cycled food packaging. I then selected some holographic speckled card and… Read More
Travel......
2022-04-03 23:01
 A set of Twinchies made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'Travel' .......The bases were cut to 2 x 2 inch from re-cycled food packaging. I then stamped the bicycle… Read More
Parisienne ......
2022-04-02 23:01
A set of Twinchies ..... they are 2.5 inches in diameter, made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The bases were die-cut from re-cycled food packaging and covered with some printed p… Read More
Magical .......
2022-04-01 23:01
A decorated tag made for a Swap over on UK Stampers Forum ......The tag base was cut from black card, over this I applied a printed napkin with gel medium. Once dry I trimmed the napkin laye… Read More
Bunny ......
2022-03-31 23:01
Made an Easter card from a set of dies from Sizzix .......I used a 4 x 6 inch white card base and cut a white square matt and applied this to a slightly larger black card matt as the main pa… Read More
Easter .....
2022-03-30 23:01
Made this filled dome as an Easter gift for a crafty friend at a Crafty retreat we have 3 times a year ....The dome and base were from Hobbycraft and it contains a base with an LED light to… Read More
Mother .....
2022-03-29 23:01
This card was made for a Challenge over at Country View Crafts whose theme for the Month is 'Mothers Day' .....I wanted to keep it simple. I used a 5 x 7 inch white card base. I cut a matt f… Read More
Looking ......
2022-03-28 23:01
Made this card at a recent craft retreat .......The card base is white ...... I stamped the binoculars stamp (AAll & Create) in blue Versafine Clair ink onto a white card matt. This was… Read More
Friend ......
2022-03-27 23:01
Another small collaged card ......The base is a 4 x 4 inch white card blank ...... I then matted kraft card on black and stamped an image in blue Versafine Clair ink.All other elements were… Read More
Peace ......
2022-03-27 00:01
We have a Challenge running at the moment on UK Stampers Forum where we have to make a card in the colours of the Ukrainian Flag .... this is my card ....The background is a Gelly print made… Read More
LIM Challenge #461
2022-03-26 00:01
 The 'Less Is More' Challenge blog has a call for you to make a card using 'Pink & Gold'   ........Here is my DT card for the Challenge made on a 5 x 5 inch white square c… Read More
Wellies .....
2022-03-25 00:01
Made this simple card using a stamp from AAll & Create .....The main image was stamped onto white cardstock in Versafine black ink. The base image was then coloured with Dye inks and&nbs&hell…Read More
Happiest ......
2022-03-24 00:01
Made this card on a 4 x 4 inch white card blank ......I stamped the word 'Create' directly onto the card front in blue Versafine Clair ink.The other components were cut from printed papers a… Read More
Box ......
2022-03-23 00:01
Made this little gift box, the lid opens and it contains a Cadbury cream egg as a little Easter gift ......The box was made from a Sizzix die with various coloured papers for the sides, top… Read More
Anniversary .....
2022-03-22 11:52
Made this card for our Wedding Anniversary ......The card base is a 6 x 4 inch white card blank. I then cut a matt from white card and passed this through a spotty embossing folder. I attach… Read More
Bathing ......
2022-03-17 14:16
Made this card for a Challenge over on 'Happy Little Stampers' Challenge blog ......This Clean & Simple card was made on a 6 x 6 inch white card base. The main images of the girl bathing… Read More
LIM Challenge #460
2022-03-12 14:29
I am both overjoyed & excited at being able to share with you that I have been selected as a new member of the Less Is More Challenge Blog Design Team .....I have played along with… Read More
Paris .......
2022-03-08 17:15
Made these ATC's for a 'Paris' themed swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The bases were cut from re-cycled food packaging to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. I then added a piece of old bookpaper to each… Read More
Tweet .......
2022-03-04 00:01
Over on the Less Is More Challenge blog where the theme is:I made this card using a 5 x 5 inch white card blank. I stamped the bird in Versafine black ink along with the word 'Tweet'.I… Read More
Fragrance ....
2022-03-03 00:01
Made a set of Artist Trading Coins for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....The bases of these 2.5 inch diameter Coins is made from re-cycled food packaging. The background is a Gelli plate… Read More
Home ....
2022-03-01 18:05
Here is 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 each was covered with blue p… Read More
Lucky .....
2022-02-21 13:38
 We are running a 'Lucky Dip' swap over on UK Stampers Forum .... where the participants send 10 'Lucky Dip' items to a partner who then uses them to make whatever they like ......The h… Read More
Spirit ....
2022-02-16 12:56
Made a 'Spirit' Card with some stamps I have had for ages ....I started with a 5 x 5 inch white card blank. I stamped the masked face (Invoke Arts) onto white card in Versafine black ink and… Read More
Rosa ......
2022-02-12 16:19
A rose made from foam, hand cut petals, florist wire and a glue gun .... first one I have made .....Sid xx Read More
Anemone......
2022-02-11 12:39
On a roll with my foam flower making .... thought I would try to make some anemones and quite happy for a first attempt .... die-cut petals, coloured foam and coloured with oil pastels. On a… Read More
DL .....
2022-02-11 00:01
This Clean and Simple card was made for a challenge on UK Stampers Forum ,,,, the Challenge requires you to make a DL greetings card ....DL stands for 'Dimension Lengthwise' and is actually… Read More
Blossom ......
2022-02-10 15:09
Made a simple thankyou card ....I started with a 5 x 5 inch white cardblank. I cut a white matt and matted this on black and pink card. This was applied to the card base.The blossoms (Indigo… Read More
Birdies ......
2022-02-08 08:21
Made a card using elderly stamps from Crafty Individuals CI - 184 .....I used a 5 x 5 inch white card blank. I stamped the 4 stamps onto white card in Versafine black ink and heat embos… Read More
Hearts .....
2022-02-05 11:34
Made this set of three ATC's for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of hearts ....Also want to enter these into the Country View Crafts Challenge for February whose theme is 'Hear… Read More
Gentlemen .....
2022-02-03 00:01
These Inchies are 1 x 1 inch square and made for a swap over on UK Stampers Forum .....They were made on a Distress Oxide base made on watercolour card, punched to size. Each was backed in r… Read More
Mine ......
2022-02-01 11:51
Made a different Valentines card .....The background is made on watercolour paper coloured with smooshed Distress Oxides, trimmed and edged with black ink.The bee (Art Specially) was stamped… Read More
Behave ......
2022-01-30 00:01
Made a card with a touch of sarcasm in the sentiment ......The background is made from a Gelli Plate print made with leaves and acrylic paints, trimmed to size. I then used a text stamp with… Read More
Love........
2022-01-28 14:59
Made a Valentines card .....I started with a 6 x 6 inch white card blank. I then made the background with Distress Oxide washes and stamping with text stamps in Chalk inks.I then stamped a c… Read More
Eyes ......
2022-01-27 16:02
Made a card after looking through my stamps today .....I liked the eye stamps so began with a 6 x 6 inch white card blank. I then made a background from distress Oxide inks and water using b… Read More
Dream .......
2022-01-24 12:56
Made an Artist Trading Coin ...... it is 2.5 inches in diameter ....The base is die-cut from re-cycled food packaging. The background is made using acrylic paints on a Gelli plate and again… Read More
Tale ......
2022-01-23 14:49
Made an Artist Trading Coin with a fairy tale ending ..... it's 2.5 inches in diameter.....I die-cut the base from re-cycled food packaging and then used a butterfly stamp to stamp on paper… Read More
Love ......
2022-01-20 12:58
Made another Valentine suitable card .....I used a 5 x 5 inch white card base. I then cut a smaller matt from watercolour card and coloured it with pink watercolours .... allowing it to dry… Read More
Forest .....
2022-01-17 14:42
Made a card for a Challenge with a prize over on UK Stampers Forum in the theme of 'A Walk In The Forest' .....The card base is a white 6 x 6 inch blank. The background was made with Acrylic… Read More
Scarab ......
2022-01-16 00:01
Made an AT coin on a MDS base ......The base was painted with pink chalk paint and then stamped with Memento black with a stamp from AAll & Create. This was coloured with metallic Gelly… Read More
Fish Earrings .....
2022-01-15 13:41
 More shrink-plastic earrings of cute fish wearing hats ......This time using another cute stamp from Crafty Individuals .....The stamps was inked with black Stazon and stampe… Read More
Heart Earrings ......
2022-01-14 16:59
A pair of handmade shrink-plastic earrings in the shape of hearts .....The stamps was inked with black Stazon and stamped onto white shrink plastic after gently sanding the stamped side.I us… Read More
Fishy ......
2022-01-14 00:01
More shrink-plastic earrings......This time using another cute stamp from Crafty Individuals .....The stamps was inked with black Stazon and stamped onto white shrink plastic after gent… Read More
Birdy Earrings ......
2022-01-09 17:46
****FOR SALE****Two pairs of unique handmade shrink-plastic bird earrings. They are mounted on silver plated ear-wires.The birds themselves measure 3cm and the whole earring has a 5cm drop f… Read More
Llama Earrings .....
2022-01-06 17:15
Made a pair of Luigi the Llama earrings ....... with a stamp from Crafty Individuals .....The stamp was inked with Stazon black ink, stamped  on frosted shrink film, trimmed out and a h… Read More

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