Showing posts from January, 2014

Too early to think about Valentines Day....

Well, as most of the shops have already started to display creme eggs and bags of mini eggs, I guess it can't be too early to be thinking of Valentine's Day makes.

Just before Christmas I bought the Crafter's Companion Sweet Treats boards and CD-Rom.  Therefore, at Christmas most people got their presents in a very quickly designed box using the board, but I designed the papers in Craft Artist 2.  I was thrilled with the results, particularly the bow templates that come on the CD-Rom.

So....I wanted to play with the boards a bit more and came up with this small milk carton box.  I designed the papers in Craft Artisit 2 (Cupid digikit) and printed a free patchwork heart digistamp from Handmade Harbour (  I originally imported the stamp into Craft Artist 2 and added it to the papers, however this wasn't very well thought out as when it was printed the hearts were not in the right place on the sheet to be seen on the box.  As this w…

New Year

Well I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year.  We did, it was manic as usual as we travelled with the two girls to three or more places to visit various relatives.  We stayed at my Mum's and had Christmas day with my dad, his partner and my brother and his family.  It was a really good to catch up and spend time with my family.

After spending a few days with my family we travelled up to Saddleworth to stay with my husbands family.  Our niece was one on the 31st, and the girls had a great time with all of my nieces friends and relatives.  Unfortunately I had a splendid cold by this time and figured that 6 sets of parents would not appreciate this seasonal 'gift'.  This left hubbie fending for himself amongst the crowd.  But from what I understand, he thoroughly enjoyed himself.  Fortunately, knowing me as well as he does, he came home with cake.  Homemade hedgehog chocolate cake.  Fantastic!

As Christmas has passed, I wanted to show you the cards that I made at t…