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Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
I have been crafting since May 2008, when in desperation to find an unusual birthday card for my Mum, I gave up looking in the shops and decided to have a go at making my own. I soon realised that crafting is addictive and I haven't brought a card since. In 2011 I completed my certificate in papercrafting as a result of the work I did as part of the course I started entering challenges on line and in magazines. I applied for design teams and also started making samples for Ooh La La Creations for their shows on Create and Craft. I have now completed my Diploma in professional crafting and most recently been runner up in the Papercrafter of the Year 2013 a competition run by Papercraft essentials magazine, I don't have a particular style I like to use elements from lots of styles and techniques, although I do love all things vintage. In 2014 I started to move more towards scrapbooking to take care of the huge family archive of photographs that were stored in my attic. I have continued cardmaking and Scrapbooking through 2015 and 2016 but have also become interested in off the page projects. I hope to be able focus on these in the future.

Friday 8 February 2013

P is for Pudding

Over at http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ the theme for this weeks Christmas card is P is for penguins or anything else beginning with P. So for these two cards I focused on one of my favourite parts of Christmas dinner the pudding.

Again the cards are part of my charity recycling project and have been made from pre loved Christmas cards donated by work colleagues with the addition of some freebie backing papers.

For the first card I just cut the image of the pudding from the card front and added stickles on the 'brandy sauce' and the darker areas of the pudding.

For the second I coated the brandy sauce with pearlised paint and added red gems to the holly. This one fits the letter P on a couple of counts as I figure that P is also for paws and the teddy has paws.

I am entering these two cards into the following challenges
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - P is for Penguin or anything else beginning with P
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything goes so long as it's Christmas


  1. I love both cards, but my favourite is the teddy with the pudding - thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with this lovely card x

  2. Both are nice cards. The teddy ones is my favorite too. Thanks for joining at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas extra challenge this month.