Monday 15 February 2021

Greg's Valentine's card

 Hi all, hope you had a good St Valentine's Day yesterday and that you got well and truly spoiled... and if you didn't I hope you spoiled yourself!!   I've no complaints as I got lovely flowers and choccies and a lovely meal made, but still managed to treat myself to some new Colorado Crafts stamps 😉

This was Greg's card, as usual not a lovely dovey one!   My critters are from an older MFT set and the greenery from various flower dies.  I've used 2 stencils on my background but it doesn't show well in my pic - a sunburst stencil and a waves one too - and then added some blue splatters for good measure!   I love how it turned out 😃

Saturday 13 February 2021

Cards for Alex and Aunt Mavis

 Just a quickie post tonight, his nibs has a movie lined up ... I think it's a scary one so I guess I'll only be half watching it!

I seem to be stuck in green & yellow mode at the minute, must be a subconscious yearning for spring!  We'd a wee skiff of snow this morning, it's melted already but it's blowing a gale out there, definitely not outdoors weather!

This first card is for my niece, a wee Valentine's Day baby.  She's a big fan of hippos so I had to include this Gerda Steiner one on her card. 

And this one's for my aunt using an oldie from LOTV, it's always such a pleasure to colour.  I should use it more and just colour the daffs pink or something.

Sunday 7 February 2021

A new challenge in memory of Rubydoo!

 Today is a very special day!  My good buddy Di is starting a new challenge today in memory of our much missed wee Ruby, what a lovely thing for her to do!  

You'll find all the details over at Pixie's Crafty Workshop and all you need to do to play along is to use up a snippet or scrap of card.  Hope to see you there!  Even if you're not playing along, you should pop over to see her dog, Dudley, he's sooooo cute!

For mine I've used this oldie from Eat Cake Graphics.  I had just enough green DP leftover to cut my hearts and the orange scrap was just perfect for what I needed 😊

Wednesday 3 February 2021

Another weightlifter


Uurgh it feels like it's been raining solid for days here, I see from the weather app it's due to dry up on Saturday afternoon so I'm looking forward to that!!  Mind you I'd rather have rain than snow, so it's not all bad ;)

I've had a wee request in for another weightlifter card, not sure why the colours are odd in my photo - that orange card is actually red in real life.  I used my sunburst stencil for the background, added clear gloss to his weights, some splatters and some googly eyes.  I dug out a really old embossing folder as the swirls reminded me of his curly 'tache.

The beard craze of the past few years seems to be leading to more moustaches on show!  I saw a guy recently with one just like this, all curled to perfection and little round Harry Potter glasses ... And yes, he did look silly 🤣

Layout from MFT Wednesday Sketch #527

Cards 4 Guys #263 - sports

Just Us Girls #569 - masking ... Where's mine?  Well my splatters were an afterthought so I had to mask off my kitty and the red c/s as they'd all been stuck down