Thursday, February 28

Penny Black Take Flight Release

Just a few more cards I've made using the beautiful stamps from Penny Black's latest release....

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Every Happiness' & 'Friendship' / Tools - Stampin' Up! Embossing Folder 'Needlepoint Border'

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Dahlias' & 'Friendship' / Tools - Stampin' Up! Embossing Folder 'Vine Street'; EK Success Edger Punch 'Scallop'

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Dahlias', 'Friendship' & 'Every Happiness' / Tools - EK Success Edger Punch 'Scallop'

Thanks for looking & have a fantastic day :) xxx

Wednesday, February 27

Happy Mother's Day

Just sharing two very simple cards today....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Framed Sentiments' & 'Butterfly Wishes Additions' (coming soon!) / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Butterfly Wishes'

It took all my willpower not to add twine to the card above but I gave in on the following card, what can I say?  I'm a twine addict lol....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Framed Sentiments'

I'm getting everything ready for Clearly Besotted's March release (& restocks) but in the meantime, I've shared a few cards on Clearly Besotted's Facebook page if you'd like a little peek at the new stamps :) x

Sunday, February 24

Friend For Life

It's been an exhilarating 20 days of non-stop inspiration on the Penny Black Blog & I've enjoyed every minute of it!  Here's a card full of fabulous stamps from their latest release....

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Every Happiness', 'Indian Wheel' & 'Edge to Edge'

Keeping it short & sweet, just like me (well, the short part anyway lol), have a great Sunday :) x

Friday, February 22

Extreme CAS

I'm a big fan of clean & simple but perhaps I've taken it too far this time?....


Funny enough these took absolutely no time at all lol....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Butterfly Wishes Additions' (coming soon!) / Tools - Clearly Besotted Dies 'Butterfly Wishes'

Happy Friday everyone, I'm really looking forward to this weekend - packing in lots of quality time with family & friends :) x

Wednesday, February 20

Penny Black Take Flight

This month has been all about the new Penny Black Take Flight catalogue with 20 days of non stop stamping inspiration over on the Penny Black Blog....


Today it's my turn to be featured (yippeeee!), here's a little peek at a card I've made using the fabulous Tree-mendous stamp set, please pop over to the Penny Back Blog to see it in it's entirety & don't forget to leave a comment while you're there for a chance to win 20 (yes 20!) stamp sets from the Free Flight catalogue!


Thank you very much for stopping by today :) x

Tuesday, February 19

Flutterby Dreams

Just a couple of quick cards I made with Clearly Besotted's Flutterby Dreams....

 Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Flutterby Dreams' / Tools - MFT Die-Namincs 'Peek-A-Boo Trio'

 Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Flutterby Dreams', 'Background Builder' & 'With Love' / Tools - MFT Die-Namincs 'Peek-A-Boo Trio'

More household chores to get out of the way today, because of my OCD, I am unable to get crafty until the house is spotless & at the moment, spotless it is not lol x

Monday, February 18

My Valentine

Here's the card I gave Dean for Valentine's day....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Background Builder' & 'With Love' / Tools - Lil' Inker Dies 'Stitched Mats Square'

The children are back to school after a week off so I will be trying to put the house back in order today (before I start on the cleaning, washing & ironing tomorrow!) - it's amazing the destruction 2 little people can cause in such a small amount of time lol

Hope your day will be better than mine! x

Sunday, February 17

Here For You

Still playing with (& loving!) my brand new Penny Black stamps....

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Indian Wheel', 'Eloquence' & Sweet as Honey' / Tools - Papertrey Ink Dies 'Banner Borders'; EK Success Edger Punch 'Scallop' / Other - Copic Sketch Markers

It's inspiration galore over on the Penny Black Blog this month, not to mention the chance to win 20 stamp sets from the new Free Flight catalogue - not to be missed!

Hope you're enjoying your weekend :) x


Friday, February 15

Happy Birthday Dear Friend

My Penny Black stamps from the new Free Flight Spring Catalogue have finally arrived & I have seriously enjoyed inking them up!

Supplies: Stamps - Penny Black 'Love Birds', 'Edge to Edge' & 'Salutations' / Tools - Spellbinder Edgeabilities 'Classic Scallop'

There is so much excitement over on the Penny Black Blog this month with 20 days of non stop inspiration, showcasing stamps from the latest release....


Another week almost over, what are your plans for the weekend?  I'd love to hear all about them! x


Wednesday, February 13

Crafty Creations Challenge Blog Sponsor

Clearly Besotted Stamps are once again delighted to be sponsoring the fantastic Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  The theme this week is Love / Hearts & with Valentines Day tomorrow, there's no excuses not to join in....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Paired Up' & 'Background Builder' / Tools - Papertrey Ink Die 'Edger #3'

Starting to feel a lot better now but finding it difficult to get motivated after a week of doing absolutely nothing!  Go-Karting with the children today, wish me luck lol x

Tuesday, February 5

Runway Inspired Challenge Sponsor

Clearly Besotted Stamps are delighted & proud to be the sponsors of this week's challenge over on the wonderful Runway Inspired Challenge Blog!  Please play along if you get a chance :)

Here's a little card I'd like to share with you today....

Supplies: Clearly Besotted 'Framed Sentiments' & 'It's Your Birthday'

Before I go, I'd like to announce the winner of my little giveaway - random.org generated number 60 which is Jacqui Pugh.  Please email me your address Jacqui :)  Thank you to everyone who joined in, I really appreciate it!

I'm going back to bed now, the 'little bug' that I picked up from the children was a lot nastier than I initially thought so I'm getting plenty of rest....however, my list of things to do is growing longer by the minute- arghhhh! lol

Have a great week x

Sunday, February 3

In The Spotlight - Paired Up (& chance to win!)

GIVEAWAY CLOSED: WINNER - JACQUI PUGH

In the spotlight today is Clearly Besotted's Paired Up....


Here are a few of my examples....

 Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Paired Up'

Supplies:  Stamps -Clearly Besotted 'Paired Up' & 'Background Builder' / Tools - Marvy Uchida Large Heart Punch; Papertrey Ink Impression Plate 'Woodgrain'

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Paired Up' & 'Many Thanks' (coming soon) / Tools - Spellbinder Edgeabilities 'Classic Scallop'; EK Success Edger Punch 'Scallop'

More inspiration for this stamp set can be found on Clearly Besotted's 'Paired Up' Pinterest Board.

For a chance to win this stamp set, please leave me a comment (open to everyone worldwide) & I will randomly draw a winner on Tuesday.

Hope you're enjoying your weekend, thank you for taking the time to visit me today :) x

Saturday, February 2

Less Is More Challenge

I am delighted & honoured to be a Guest Designer for the fabulous Less is More Challenge Blog, which is this week celebrating it's 2nd birthday!  The colour challenge this week is Kraft & Cream, do join in if you can....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Thanks A Bunch' / Tools - Memory Box Die 'Piestra'

Thank you so much to Jen for asking me to Guest Design this week, it really was such a pleasure :) x

Friday, February 1

Background Builder

I've had a little play with Clearly Besotted's Background Builder & Background Builder II....


Polka Dot....


Fleur De Lys....


Brick....


Sheet Music....


Text....


Woodgrain....

Supplies: Stamps - Clearly Besotted 'Background Builder', 'Background Builder II' & 'With Love' / Tools - Papertrey Ink Impression Plate 'Linen & Canvas'

Another week that has just flown by!  Looking forward to the weekend, I'll be catching up with my parents & siblings :) x