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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 8 January 2014

Lets Celebrate at Fab n Funky

Hello it's time for the first DT card for Fab n Funky Challenges for 2014 and the theme for this weeks challenge is Let's Celebrate. We are sponsored by this week by

I used their Friends don't let Friends wine alone 2 stamp which you can purchase here 

I coloured the stamp using spectrum Noir markers. The background was in my stash and I added a large gold 50 to this which I had embossed  one of my work colleagues turns 50 in march so this will be a fun card for her as I have already been asked to make the card from our group to her. I die cut the bunting using Tattered Lace Bunting Alphabet cutting it from black card then sticking it to gold card and trimming each piece individually before adding to the top of the card.


  1. A fab 50th birthday card Alli - the image is just perfect hugs Judith x

  2. Great card Alli, fun image and super design.

    Pat xx

  3. Great card. Love the image. I haven't tried the Spectrum Noir marqueurs yet, are they a lot like Copics? Wishing you all the very best for the new year.