Opal the Optimist

I'm just getting organised for the Portsmouth show on Sunday (and the popular Artstamps Newbury show next weekend (5-6 July 2014) and thought you'd like to see one of our recent creations.  The image is called Opal the Optimist and will be available at the shows, or on our website http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_406&products_id=4661. You may Continue reading..

Ally Pally

Thank you to everyone who visited us on our stand at Alexander Palace, London this weekend.  It must have been a great show as I've returned shattered!!  Having said that Sunday was really quiet so if you'd prefer to be able to see things - come Sunday next time!! If you attended let me know what you thought of the show and in particular the Stamps & Memories stand.... Our next show is Continue reading..

Sushi Uptown Girls

Having had an enjoyable weekend with friends I thought I'd share this card:)   I hope you like it and that you're having an enjoyable weekend too.  The image is Chelsea and Lauren Sushi Girls from the Uptown Girl range which has been coloured with Copic markers and illustrates paper piecing technique.  http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_406&products_id=4392 Happy Continue reading..

Uptown Girls

Audrey loves her make up stamp (includes the verse stamp) http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=400_406&products_id=4387 has been used with the Isabella papers to create this simple but great for all your girlfriends cards.  I have used paper and paper pieced the dress (I want a dress like this!!) and coloured the image with COPIC markers:- Skin/Face Continue reading..

Stamping Bella Stamps

We currently have the following stamps in stock from Stamping Bella.  Unfortunately Stamping Bella's terms mean I cannot show the stamp images here as retailers are not permitted to show images on the web!  You will see some cards we have completed using the Gardenia Greenthumb and Patricia birthdaycake on our blog.  Another card will be uploaded later this week to celebrate my friend Yvonne's Continue reading..

Gardenia Greenthumbs

I must be on a roll here's another card - this time the card is for my friend Sonia - HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONIA!!!  I have used our new Medium Retro Flower punch (in stock now) and placed a self adhesive pearl in the centre; other items used include: The stamp is Gardenia Greenthumbs from Stamping Bella which we have a few in stock (phone for details please as we can only sell mail order or locally Continue reading..

Happy Birthday Christine

Just thought I'd share the card I made for my sister's birthday today.  I made it last night whilst visiting my Mum's so had limited supplies but entertaining my Mum by asking her to choose papers and colours etc.    The stamp is Gardenia Greenthumbs from Stamping Bella which we have a few in stock (phone for details please), and the background paper is from our Alison Ellis paper range.  Continue reading..

Happy Birthday YV

It's my good friend Yvonne's 40th birthday this week and accordingly I've been sorting through my stamps trying to find a suitable image and finally settled for Patricia birthdaycake (ch107)  from Stamping Bella.   Of course I have coloured the image with my Copic Ciao markers.  The colours I used are:  E00, E33, E35, RV000, RV10, RV21, RV23 RV04, RV29, Y02 and C1 for shadowing.  The flowers Continue reading..