Happy Sunday and greetings from off the coast of Madagascar! It's the fabulous Anne Marie's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and it's theme week. Oh and it's a theme that my friends in the UK can really relate to!!! I also have to tell you that the card this week is NOT a mini slimline. yay. :-). In fact this week's card was a perfect opportunity to use some of the die-cuts I bought from Alexandra Renke, including two of my favorite butterfly dies. Here's a sneak peek: Oh...and here is Anne Marie's theme challenge: To... Read more →


Happy Sunday and Happy Easter. May this joyful season fill your heart with renewed hope, love and peace. Greetings from Sri Lanka! Today the fabulous Ann has a wonderful tic-tac-toe for us across at the Paper Players this week. I love tic-tac-toe week as they generally get my creative juices running and get me out of a rut. Looking back at what I was doing in December before I left on my trip.... that doesn't seem to have worked this time around as, guess what, yep. You got it! It's a slimline!!! This time I pulled out a set of... Read more →


Happy Saturday and greetings again from the Bay of Bengal. We have another challenge for you across at AddictedtoCAS this week and Sue has chosen a challenge that I know a lot of you can relate to as there has been so much of it around in certain areas! For me, it was a great excuse to pull out a very old set that came free in one of the British card making magazines. Lou bought the magazine in one of the airports in Australia on sale for a steal. So this little set (that I love) went from the... Read more →


Happy Friday and greetings from the Bay of Bengal. It's another INSPO list challenge across at Festive Friday this week and our challenge theme this week is close to my heart. It was the perfect excuse to bring out my Pinkfresh Studio Small Butterflies stamp, die and stencil set. Here's a sneak peek: I just love butterflies and I had great fun chosing some spring colors for this card. I added an old branch die from the Stamp Market to the background for a little added interest. Oh, and no surprises, it's a slimline! I promise I will be showcasing... Read more →


Happy Sunday and greetings from somewhere off the east coast of Vietnam! It's the fabulous Joanne's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and - once again - I managed to NOT see the CLEAN and SIMPLE on this challenge. Grrrrrr.... but... as I am thousands of miles away from my crafting goodies I'm stuck with it! Note to self... next time you are rushing to get things done before a trip - stop and read!!!!! Here's a preview of my NOT SO clean and simple card! And here is Joanne's challenge for this week: Flowers and slimline... Read more →