Sunday, October 19

Crafts U Love - Part 2

Here are some more of the cards I made yesterday during the demo.

The above was made using the Penny Black stamp - A gift for you
Marianne Window
Elizabeth Craft Designs/Karen Burniston - Outdoor Edges
Poppy Stamps - Garland Die and the Taylored Expressions mini lights

Penny Black - Warm Wishes
Marianne - Snowy Window and Brick Embossing folder
other bits and bobs as above

Taylored Expressions - Ready, Set, Snow
Elizabeth Craft Designs - Stand up helper set 2
Memory Box - Precious stars

Penny Black - Together Die
Other bits and bobs as above cards

Hampton arts Penguins
other bits as above
Made the curtains buy concertina folding a piece of paper

Here is a group shot with a couple of cards I made with a tea
light placed inside.  I used the stand up helpers on the side to hold it open.

All items from 

Crafts u love Christmas Demo

Yesterday I had a lovely time at work.  Demonstrating during their Christmas event.  I Really do enjoy demonstrating and only get a couple of times a year to do it. So i make the most of it.  Lots of lovely customers cane along.  Lovely to see so many familiar faces. 

I Was demonstrating the Marianne Designs "snowy window" and used many things behind the window. 

Here above i used the marianne tree, Deep Red snowman stamp and memory box precious hearts.

This one is using the window, memory box precious hearts. And the Marianne brick embossing folder.   This cute snowman was made using Deep Red rubber stamps.

More to follow.

Monday, October 13

Octobers Karen Burniston Challenge

Wow where does time go?  Another challenge month is upon us and this months challenge was "Make it Manly! - cards for the men and boys in our lives."  I usually use humour and a cute image for most of my men's card.  I am not into the traditional men's cards with football or golf on, suppose I am for the right person but certainly my husband isn't really into any of those stereotypical types.

This month I have used the "Katie Label Accordion" die to make this two page card.  I also used the "Katie Frame Stars" too.  Teamed up with some funny Penny Black and Hampton Arts LOL stamps.
I would definitely send this to my husband!  He is 2 years older than me and I don't let him forget it.

I think also the colours can help with making a male card and I used Black and Kraft to make it look more masculine.

A little humour goes a long way!

I hope you like the card I made this month.
It was very much a last minute thing (opps I forgot) and I am pleased how it turned out.

All items are from Crafts U Love

Friday, October 10

Welcome Sophie

One of my school mum friends had a baby girl the other week, I was very naughty getting the card to her but finally got it made last night and handed to her this morning.

I used the New Karen Burniston/Elizabeth Craft Designs  "Honey Bear" and gave Honey the pink treatment to make it perfect for a New Baby card :)

These new dies should be in at Crafts U Love in the next week or two. Along with Dutch the fox and the fabulous Happy Birthday die I used for my last card.

Here is a close up of Honey

Wednesday, October 1

What does the fox say?

I made this card for my brother way back in August but I haven't been able to share until the dies were realised and they were released this past weekend at the Collins show in the USA.

On this card I used "Dutch" the fox and the Happy Birthday pop up.

Dutch is such a great fox and true to Karen Burnistons style so simple to make with the larger
layer behind to mount all the pieces on, less fiddle and more fun!

The Happy Birthday pop up is fab isnt it?!  The Happy Birthday
layer in the set can of course be used on its own too.

It seems that this fox is all about saying Happy Birthday :)

Also Dutch is wearing the party hat from Props 2 another great set.
Hopefully coming soon to Crafts U Love.

Sunday, September 21

Thank you

Needed a thank you card for someone special and I made this one. I used the sizzix debi potter fox and the karen burniston tree.  The leaves were a punch.

The papers are simple stories. The dies and papers available from crafts u love.

Tuesday, September 16

Meet Frankenpop - 2nd card for the Karen Burniston Designer Challenge

Today I have used Poppy from the Karen Burniston range of dies made by Elizabeth Craft Designs. And I styled Poppy to look like Frankenstein and then made a spooky scene using the Tree from Karen's All Season Tree and an embossing folder which I have highlighted with silver Gelatos. And created the moon by making a mask and again using gelato.

Looks like Poppy is all set for a spell of Trick or Treating!

Remember to check out all the other designers cards the links to their blogs are on the left
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Monday, September 15

Eye of Newt

Eye of Newt and toe of  WHAT!!??

Hoppy is sure the witches brew is wrong!

This months Karen Burniston challenge is to use her dies in any "spooky" way
we like! to make some Halloween cards.

I picked Hoppy to make this fun card.  Not sure that Hoppy is that pleased :)
Love the eyeball stew.

You can purchase Hoppy and all the Karen Burniston range from Crafts U Love in the UK.

I will be back tomorrow with a Poppy card - owls and halloween go right?!


Friday, September 12

UK Karen Burniston fans

Chilly Penguin is on Crafts U Love limited offers for only £6.99

Whilst stocks last only so get it now!!

Fairy card Create and Take

Happy Friday!

I made this weeks Create and Take at work (Crafts U Love) and this week we were making a Birthday card for a young girl or a girlie girl who loves pretty Fairies.

I used the Marianne Fairy Star
Tonic Happy Birthday Pansy
Prima Love Dream stamp set
Blue Oasis Dew Drops
White Versamark ink pad

I layered the fairy with a light blue under the teal fairy.

I hope you like it.


Thursday, September 11

X Cut Owl

Just a quicky.  I made this owl up last night using the new Xcut owl.  He has turned out cute.

I love this owl!  Another one for my collection.

Do you collect anything craft wise?  Would love to hear about your collections.

Caz x

Tuesday, September 9


Here are two quick bookmarks made for my boys.  The bookmark is paper smooches. Frog is Marianne Designs and the dog is Taylored Expressions. All from Crafts U Love.


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