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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.

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Bright and Blingy

I used a stripy red white and gold background paper and added a die cut oval of pearliesd paper. The letters were cut from one of the cards in the recycling bags and I added the holly leaves die cut from bright gold foil and the flowers cut from bright red pearlised paper. The letters were originally joined together when they were cut out but to get them to stretch across the full diagonal of the card they had to be separated. The bow hides a tiny notch out of the bottom of the N and the gold snowflake hides a notch out of the side of the side of the O, that were left during the separation process.

I am entering this into the following challenges
http://crimbo-crackers.blogspot.co.uk/ - No stamped images
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - Merry and Bright
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything goes so long as it's Christmas
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/  - Christmas in March


  1. lovely card and thanks for sharing at craft this week

  2. You are on a roll with your lovely merry and bright cards - another super entry for my CHNC challenges x

  3. OOOhh - sparkly letters!!!! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers