Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Bloggy Break

Hi everyone,

I'll be taking a little break from blogging for a few weeks just to recharge the old crafty mojo which is taking a break too.

However I'll still be over at my usual spots at That's Crafty! with some creations I made earlier.

Take care
Donna x

Sunday, 10 April 2016

MMW - Get in Gear



Hi everyone,

It's time for another challenge over at MMW and this month's theme is: Get in Gear which has been chosen by my lovely teamie Georgie.

So we'd love to see anything with a mixed media base using cogs/ gears be they real or die cut/stencilled etc.

Our sponsors for this challenge are


who are donating a generous £15 voucher to their shop for the winner.


My creation for this was done on a That's Crafty! MDF panel and the gears were achieved using a That's Crafty! Dinky stencil.







That's Crafty! MDF panel, That's Crafty! Dinky stencil, Paperartsy grunge paste, Decoart and Paperartsy paints, Paperartsy treasure wax gold, white Posca pen.





Hope you like it
Donna x

Saturday, 9 April 2016

That's Crafty! - Why does it always rain on me

Hi everyone,


Probably quite an apt title for showery April! As it's a Saturday, I'd love you all to pop on over to That's Crafty! team blog to see how I've made my rainy card this week ;)











Hope you like it
Donna x

Monday, 4 April 2016

Spring Girl

Hi everyone,

Meet Spring Girl...apparently she's on her way to the UK now although she keeps getting delayed! I like to think of this creation as the first stirrings of Spring after all the bleakness of Winter has made way for it...quite poetic for me, huh?!









That's Crafty MDF panel, Paperartsy paints, Gelatos, Lindys Stamp Gang spray, That's Crafty dinky stencil, Donna Downey stencil, Carabelle wildflower stamps ( yes I know but I couldn't resist more flower stamps), Tim Holtz sentiment.


I am entering this into the following challenges:

Take it,Make it, Spring Flowers

Country view Challenges, Spring

Fantasy Stampers, In the Springtime

Stamps and Stencils, Spring is in the air

Stamping Sensations, One for the girls

Addicted to stamps and more, Make your mark





Hope you like it
Donna x


Saturday, 2 April 2016

That's Crafty! - There are always flowers

Hi everyone,

Please pop on over to That's Crafty! team blog to see how I've made this card especially for you lovely people out there using my favourite butterfly stamp ;)








I am entering this into the following challenges:

Try it on Tuesday, Add a quote

Simon says Weds, Anything Goes

House of Cards, Add script and/or colour inspiration





Hope you like it
Donna x

Friday, 1 April 2016

That's Crafty! - All things bright and beautiful




Hi everyone,

Time for another fortnightly challenge over at That's Crafty! and the theme this time is: All things bright and beautiful. 
So we'd love to see anything you consider to be bright and beautiful of course! If you join in you could be in with a chance to win this





I made a bright card for this using some Distress inks smooched on my craft mat and spritzed with water, then added a little flower stamp that I hand carved, some doodling and a Tim Holtz sentiment.






I am entering this into the following challenges:

Crafting by Designs, April Anything Goes
Simon says Weds, Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew, CAS



Hope you like it
Donna x