Sunday, 30 December 2012

Male Card

Made with Fab Free stamps that came with Docrafts Creativity magazine.

  • Stamp background with black stazon then ink with various brown distress inks.
  • Mat & layer onto black card, wrap string round both mats and fix to 8x8 base card.
  • Stamp large image and cut out with nestie shape and distress fix onto black card with pads.
  • stamp clock, distress and cut out, fix to main topper then fix to card.
  • stamp two large images on shrink plastic punch hole in each and heat. put string through holes and tie to string on small mat & layer.
  • Finish with sentiment.

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Vintage Christmas Card

Brown card coloured with Tim Holtz Walnut stain. Stamp Santa and distress, edge a card with double sided tape and foil. cut 2 different size arches out of centre of two papers, then mat & layer.
tear 4 corners and distress with embossing powders and do the same around outside arch.
emboss 4 buttons cut some string and fix to card with a flower. 

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Christmas Card

Stamp image twice and colour with pro markers, cover with glossy accents and leave to dry.
put white card through embossing folder and layer onto red card.
Wind cord around card and stick on back. glue on holly decoratiojn and decoupaged image.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Step Daughters Birthday card

Stamped image, coloured with pro markers & decoupaged. Matt & layer onto orange & brown card. Then layer onto brown card that has been put through the Grande Caliber in an embossing folder. Fix die cut swirl in corner and fix 2 flowers made from same card. Fix ribbon.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

My Birthday Cards

Thank you to everyone who sent me a Birthday Card, I had such a lovely selection of hand made cards.
Thank you
Maggie x

Saturday, 3 November 2012


Hi everyone, been away on holiday with the grandchildren, but back home now ready to craft, and hopefully have time to look around the design teams blogs.

Friday, 2 November 2012

Christmas Callenge card

Why not have some and join in the Kraftyhands challenge at.

 challenge closes at 12.00 on Friday 30th November.

The Challenge Rules

Anyone can enter our monthly challenges, the only criteria we have is that you must be a follower of our challenge blog, we know that taking part is 99.9% of the fun!

To be the monthly winner of the £20
Kraftyhands voucher, you must use at least one Kraftyhands or Crafter's Companion product in the creation of your challenge project.

That's as complicated as it gets!

Each month we choose 3 winners, the No1 winner will receive a £20 voucher to spend on the
webshop and the No1 winner's "blinkie", the other two winners will get a winner's "blinkie" for their blogs!

Christmas challenge card . Mat & layered card, with pale blue spotted paper from Kraftyhands team santa CD put through Spellbinders embossing folder, Topper and sentiment from Kraftyhands Team Santa CD, Mariana Die for snowflake down side.
Finished with bow & small christmas tree.

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Green Blue and yellow card

  • White base card, put through Grande Caliber in Mbossobilities folder.
  • Leaves at side cut out with Martha Stewart punch.
  • Green & Blue nesties circles layered with two decorative cutting dies and finished with yellow flower.
  • RWrap ribbon around card & fix tie bow and fix to ribbon.
  • Cut out tw nestie circles one blue one yellow, layer and fix flowers on top, stick to card.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Crafter Companion Birthday Challenge card

Happy 7th Birthday Crafters Companion

This is my entry into the Crafters Companion October birthday challenge. It was made with the Crafters Companion Canterbury Bell rubber stamp.

  • White base card, mat & layered with gold, purple and then a layer of white card that was put through the Grande Calliber in an Mbossabilities folder.
  • Tie white ribbon around card and fix all layers to base card.
  • Make button with embossing powder and mould, tie bow and fix both to card, putting hat pins behind.
  • Stamp fairy 3 times, colour & decoupage, glitter top layer, fix to card.
  • Stamp sentiment, mat & layer & fix to card.
  • Punch purple leaves, fix to card with flowers.

Sunday, 7 October 2012

October Challenge

Hi everyone, sorry have not been about much over the past few weeks, have been away on holiday to Wales and also had family problems with my daughter, very upsetting but slowly getting back to my crafting now.

This is my Kraftyhands challenge card for October, very easy to make, plain and simple.

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Christmas card

Christmas card made with two Tonic Xmas punches, some twine, a few gems & mat & layered card .

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Birthday Card

Stamped image coloured with pro markers then mat & layered onto nestie circles and fixed to shaped card.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Bling it up Kraftyhands competition card

Card made from New Cute Kittens & Puppies CD blinged up with items from my crafty stash, I made the button with a mould & embossing powder.

Its Finally Here - Cute Kittens & Puppies

These are a few cards and a gift wallet made from the New Cute Kittens & Puppies CD.
It is a great CD with new easy to make paper bows.

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Christmas Card

Card made using Kraftyhands Team Santa CD.
Gatefold card with mat & layered backing paper and toppers from CD finished with ribbon, inside a large mat & layered topper.

Thursday, 5 July 2012

July Preview

This is a sneak preview of what is coming out in July at Kraftyhands, can not wait to play with these CD's they look fab.

Monday, 2 July 2012

Christmas card

Image from Cardmaking downloads, mat & layered onto miri and dark blue card, poisettia made from a nesties die then all glittered.

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Wedding Card

White A4 card, printed on Hallmark card program.
Gold miri edged with Martha Stewart punch around the page.
White card embossed and fixed to miri card. White & gold nestie layered & fixed to card.
Decorated with flowers horseshoes, ribbon & a wedding ring.

Saturday, 30 June 2012

Snowflake challenge card for Christmas

Made the flowers with vellum  cut out with the spellbinders poinsettia die and glittered.
Mounted onto a green and then a vellum nestie shape.
Then mount onto matt & layered green card and finish off with ribbon, pearls and a sentiment..

Kraftyhands July Challenge

Why not come and join in the fun with the July Kraftyhands challenge.

Thursday, 28 June 2012

Christmas card

8" x 8" Ann Marie gold card, 7 x 7 gold miri card punched with round the page Martha Stewart punch.
Decoupaged download from makingcardsdownload,
decorated with glitter and glossy accents.
Made three spellbinders poinsetta's and fixed to card.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Daisy Farm Birthday Card

Birthday card made with the Daisy Farm CD from Kraftyhands, great CD if you have chidren.
Made with a blank white card, 2 sheets of backing paper and a decoupage sheet printed from the CD, and decorated with glitter glue and ribbon from my craft box.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Birthday Card

Birthday card made using the Floral Fantasia CD from Kraftyhands, lovely CD with lots of beautiful flowers.

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Christmas card

Christmas card made with a template downloaded from makingcardsdownloads.

Engagement card

Engagement card made with layers of nestabilities and embossing folders. 

Voucher/money holder

Voucher/money holder made from Kraftyhands Love to shop CD.

Team Santa Christmas cards

These Christmas cards were made from the Team Santa CD by Kraftyhands, great CD easy to use.

Monday, 18 June 2012

July Challenge card

Card made from papers printed off Its A Man's World CD, and an image from a topper   sheet finished off with some flowers & gems from Kraftyhands.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

With Love Tag

Tag made with Legends of Hollywood CD, this can be purchased from Kraftyhands.

Birthday Card

Birthday Card made from Legends of Hollywood CD, this can be purchased from Kraftyhands.

Happy Birthday

Birthday card made from Legends of Hollywood CD which can be purchased  from Kraftyhands.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

New Baby card

Marianna pram die

Challenge Card

Card mad from Legends of Hollywood CD from Kraftyhands, this can be purchased from their web site.

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Card made with New Kraftyhands CD

Frame card made with Vintage Motors CD by Kraftyhands. Great CD lots of male elements on it.