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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.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013


Another card from the recycling bag.

The lovely embossed panel was the front of one of the cards in the recycling bag I stuck it onto red paper and then trimmed to leave a really narrow border then mounted this onto a green base card. I added the three die cut flowers and the little metallic twists at the bottom corner to finish.

I am entering this card into the following challenges

http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ - use three of something - 3 flowers
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything goes so long as it's Christmas


  1. Hi Alli what a fantastic bit of recycling love the embossed word and corners lovely traditional colours ACE card.
    lorraine x

  2. Love the gold as well as the poinsettias - very attractive - another super card for my CHNC challenges - keep them coming! x

  3. Great idea! I love the gold and beautiful flowers you added! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.