If you visited me at the recent show (Ally Pally, Cornwall, Kintbury, etc) you'd have seen us demonstrating the lovely Altenew Hydrangea stamp+ die sets. Whilst it is a Hydrangea flower stamp and beautiful as that, it also made me think of a mosaic so I created this card using the stamps with the fab Gansai Tambi watercolour paints... My friend Clare created a similar card! More photos/card Continue reading..

Another Altenew Camellia creation

This simple card was created using one of the layering stamps from the new Altenew Camellia stamp set.  The stamps was created by randomly stamping the image with the black versafine inkpad.  The greeting was stamped on a separate piece of card, and then the pieces were layered with black card to create the monochromic card you see.  I hope you like it? Happy Stamping,   Wendy Continue reading..

Altenew Cameilla

Created this cards using the new Altenew Camellia stamp + die.  http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=452&products_id=5242 Image was stamped using the purple versamagic dew drop inkpads on the Altenew Camellia layering stamps and die cut.  The greeting was stamped in black versafine onto a co-ordinating lilac piece of card and adhered to the bottom Continue reading..

Beautiful Hydrangeas

In conjunction with our advert in Craft Stamper, we are offering an amazing price for the Hydrangea Stamp set (includes 11 images) and Die set (includes 5 dies or 12 if you count each of the little flowers!).  We are offering a very special price of just £27.50 for both sets and even P&P is FREE!  There are so many creative opportunities with these products, which will suit a number of Continue reading..

Christmas is coming

A friend on facebook recently told me it was just 149 days to Christmas (must be around 146 now) and no I haven't counted on my calendar to check - I'm just taking her word for it!!!  Anyway if like me you have quite a few cards to make it'll soon be time to start creating.  This new stamp reflects the true meaning of Christmas and was a delight to colour with Copics.  If you like the stamp Continue reading..

New Glittered Florettes in stock

 Finally I get to post a completed card!!  Life has just been a rollercoaster recently including attending shows all over the country. Thought you may like to see this card which uses our new white glittered florettes from Petaloo.  http://www.stampsandmemories.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=281_313&products_id=3210 I have simply coloured them with my Copic pens so that they Continue reading..

Elegant Cards for Elegant Ladies

 Jo (my stamping friend and helper!!) visited last night and we had a great relaxing time chatting and crafting.  I was busy finishing the preparation for tomorrow's class which called Elegant Cards for Elegant Ladies.  I'll be using the wonderful Sarah Phelps clear stamp sets. Here's a sneek peek of one of the cards will be making.   The main image and background paper were stamped using Continue reading..

New Nikki Stamps

I have just finished loading the new brand new "Nikki" selection of clear stamps to my website.  These images are ideal for all your feminine friends, sisters etc and there's a design for almost every occasion.  The stamps were so popular at the recent Harrogate show that we sold out of some designs within hours... Here is a card that my talented demonstrator Karen designed Stamp Continue reading..

New Home Card

Home Sweet Home...  (if only!!)  This gorgeous card was made by DT Karen Watson, using Impression Obsession stamp H1747 and has been coloured using Copic Ciao Markers.  Karen has used the really useful Sentiments Set (WP16) to create With Love...  The border punch is from Martha Stewart and is called Floral Lace.  Note the White Pen lines which have been drawn on the pink card to create Continue reading..