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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.

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Blue Christmas

I have always been a bit of a traditionalist when it comes to Christmas cards but with so many to recycle I am becoming more of a fan with regard to contemporary designs and colours.

This is one of the recent cards I cam up with in response to the bingo challenge at ABC Christmas Challenges I chose Glitter, Blue and Ribbon as my three design elements.

I found this contemporary image and mounted it onto a lovely ice blue glitter paper that was part of a prize I won for being chosen as the star letter in Papercraft Inspirations magazine in the February issue, I added a Bow that had been made from several off cuts of blue organza ribbon and secured this with a brad and mounted it onto white gauze and fixed it to a length of ribbon wrapped round the glitter paper.

I am entering this into the following challenge
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Bingo Glitter Blue and Ribbon


  1. Oh this is one beautiful christmas card. Love the design with the sparkle, ribbon and blue. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge this round, so pleased you did. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

  2. Hi Alli,
    your christmas card kooks really wonderful.Thanks a lot for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Many hugs and greetings