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wallasey, wirral, United Kingdom
I live on the Wirral and have been crafting for many years doing all kinds from knitting and crochet to my favourite which is cross stitch which I first started after an operation on my back 15 years ago ,but my love for cardmaking started about 5 years ago when I was looking for some wedding invites for my wedding and found that they were either over priced or cheap looking and decided to have a go at making my own - the rest is history. I have been a tutor for around 4 months teaching cardmaking classes and have now started working in a craft shop where they are always holding classes on the Wirral

Monday, 1 August 2011

Free Goodies From Stampin Up

Hi Everyone, Great news from Stampin Up!!!

If you spend £75 or more in one transaction during August you will receive this fabulous gift . It includes a beautiful exclusively designed cosmetic bag along with Rich Razzleberry 1-1/4" striped grosgrain ribbon and a 24 piece clip assortment
- not bad huh -just for buying the things you love.
If you are interested in placing an order you can contact me on my email address or through my blog.
Please note only one per customer.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Im Back

Hello there,
It has been 1 whole year since I last blogged! I can't believe where the time has gone.
I have been busy making loads of cards though and have become a "Stampin Up" rep. Here are some of the cards I have made using their products and if you are interested in any of them you can email me on and I will get back to you. So for now ,here are some that I made earlier LOL
thanks for looking luv Maria x
I used "Stampin Up" Season of Joy stamp set for this card and masked off the christmas tree to make a mini forest, scored a square card diagonally and made a twisted easal. I used a new punch from Stampin Up for the merry christmas called Decorative Label punch and finished it off with punched snow flakes and crystals.
Yep another easal card but a fun one .I did this for a workshop with my friends Dot and Jeanette and everyone liked it - great male card. the black and white one was also done on that workshop using 3 different stamps and masking off each one . I really enjoyed doing that one.
The card on the left I made using 'Sizzix flower die' and 'Stampin Up' THANKS stamp and decoupaged the 'Thanks'.
The boy in the tree is a and is called Hanging Around - great for kids cards. I embossed the white background and made faux buttons for the front.
I love these two cards .The flower one I did for a Stampin up swap and used a stamp set called 'Bloomin with Beauty and En Francais for the background. Again I masked off the flower and stamped over it .The christening card image is from Lili Of the Valley and I didn't have to do much to it except stamp it in 'Basic Grey (SU) and run around the edges with a 'Quickie glue pen and some glamour dust. I then put the silver edge through my big shot and added pearls to the scalloped edge- so sweet.