Thursday 24 January 2013

Dress to Impress at Dragons Dream Tag It On

Hi All

Back with another post this week and another tag!

I was looking through some challenge blogs for some inspiration and came across  the theme of Dress To Impress at Dragons Dream Tag It On and so off I went to my craft room and came up with this

I covered my tag with Peacock Feathers Distress Ink (I think this is my new favourite)  then embossed my tag with Craft Concepts cottage floral folder and went over it with Black Soot Distress Ink to pick out the embossing better.  I used the dress & button die cut again inked in Peacock Feathers and over stamped with black with Kaiser Craft Magic Happens stamps. 
to finish off I added ribbon, gems, lace and flowers from my stash.

Thanks for looking


Monday 21 January 2013


Hi All

Sorry I have been a very naughty blogger again but my mojo did a bunk right before Christmas and has only just started to make a reappearance (thankfully)

This fortnight's challenge over at Crafty Boots has been chosen by Helen  and is New, this could be new crafty stash (which is what I have used) a new technique, new home, new baby, etc.

So on to my piece for this I decided to make a tag and use some new die cuts I got of eBay and a relative new technique which I learnt at one of the lovely  Gabrielle's classes last year.

I took a size 8 tag and covered it in metal tape that you can get form the hardware stores and cut it in to little pieces and stuck them to the tag (This is a technique I learnt at Gabrielle's class where we made a block which I really must upload onto here)  I the applied alcohol (pool, mountain rose & hazelnut) inks to it and ran through an embossing folder.

I inked my die cuts in peacock feathers distress ink then popped a mask over it to add the flowers and stamped the word dream on to the cotton reel.  I added ribbon, lace and gems from my stash.

I thought I would share a couple of snowy pics with you too as we've had quite a bit here in Leicestershire

Hope you can join us over at the Crafty Boots challenge.


Saturday 13 October 2012

Lots of cards

Hi all

Sorry I have been away from blog land for so long we have had terrible internet problems.  After many arguments with AOL we have now switched to BT which fingers crossed has been working fine so far.

This is just a short post but there are a few pics of cards I have done, hopefully will now be back to normal bloging

Faye xx

Wednesday 6 June 2012

Birthday Card

Hi All

Hope you all have a lovely bank holiday weekend and enjoyed all the Jubilee celebrations.  I watched quite a bit of it on the TV and loved every minute of it.  I thought the Queen looked lovely in all her outfits as did the rest of The Royal Family.

I made a card for Jon's brother last week as it was his birthday, so here it is 

I've had the papers for a while now and can't remember where they are from the pre colored image and stamped sentiments are from Lili of the Valley.  Buttons are out of my stash.

Thanks for Looking

Monday 28 May 2012


Hi All

Hope you all had a lovely crafty weekend!

This fortnight's challenge over at Craft Boots is Bowtastic and here is the card I came up with

I have used Dylan in the Daisies Digi stamp only available form Crafty Boots, I have used Promarkers to colour him in.

I made my own back ground using masks and Spun Sugar Distress Ink.  The ribbon started of as white but I coloured it using Spun Sugar Distress Stain.  The pins and pearls are from my stash and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. 

The sentiment stamp is from Lili of the Valley.

Please pop over to the  Crafty Boots Challenge Blog and check out the fabby work from the rest of the team and hope you can also join us.

Hope you all have a fab week.

Faye x

Friday 25 May 2012


A few weeks ago I was honoured to be asked to be on the Emergency Crafters Design Team, this is my first card for them and the challenge is Dreamworld
I used Kaisercraft Magic Happens clear stamp set, Dusty Concord Distress inks, Tim Holtz script stamp, white Picket Fence Distress Stain and of course flowers, ribbon and pearls.

Please pop across and check out the fab work by the rest of the team and why not join in too!

Hope you all have a fab weekend!

Faye x

Tuesday 22 May 2012

Anniversary Card

Just a quick post from me tonight, I was asked to make a ruby wedding anniversary card yesterday this was a bit of a challenge for me as I don't make very many anniversary cards but this is what I came up with 

I used red and cream card from my stash the ribbon and lace is also from my stash.  The stamp was embossed in silver embossing power and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Faye x