Saturday, 12 April 2014

Vintage Mother's Day

I really enjoyed putting this card together. I used a photo stamp - I've had it for ages and it had never been inked :( To be honest I must have stamped it 6 times using different inks. I expected Versafine to give me the best impression but actually it was Ranger's Archival Ink that worked best on the card I chose.

The papers are K&Co - I love their vintage feel. A little distressing and inking; a strip of lace to echo the lace in the girls dress and a few flowers. The sentiment is stamped on a piece cut from a Spellbinders die - I just used the edge of the die rather than cutting the whole shape.

Bye for now

Rach x

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Beautiful Fuchia's

I wanted to pop a picture on here of a card I made for my Hubby's Auntie a few weeks ago.

I used a stamp from Heartfelt Creations that I've had for a few years now. Stamped using Archival Ink and embossed with clear embossing powder. I painted it with Distress Inks and added a few pearls.

The bottom panel is a WOW Embossing Powders stamp and I embossed using Silver Pearl WOW E/P, (I love the pearl powders).

As I'm not having the time to craft as much as I used to I actually made 2 of this card and am using the other one  - with a different sentiment - for a wedding we're going to next week :)

Well, bye for now


Saturday, 5 April 2014

Missing in Action!

At last, I have finally got my act together and decided to visit my blog for the first time this year.

We've had quite a few life changes over the last 8 months - moving to a different part of the country; new school for the kids; new job for me; lots to get used to. I'm taking a break from demoing and am no longer a member of the WOW Embossing Powders Design Team - I just need to craft for me for a while.

Anyhow, here's 12x12 page I put together of my daughter and her boyfriends visit to Disneyland Florida a couple of years ago:

 I used papers from the Papermania Happy Days collection by DoCrafts as I thought they co-ordinated well with the pictures I chose to use. The embellishments echo the details in the photo's, and of course I had to add a key to enter that beautiful fairytale castle.

Well that's my first post for this year and hopefully I'll find the time to visit more often.

Thanks for stopping by,

Rach x

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Sunny Canvas

Hi there, just wanted to share with you my project for the WOW! Embossing Powder Challenge this month.

All the details of what I used are over on the WOW! blog. Please pop on over to take a look.

Thanks for stopping by,

Rach x

Saturday, 29 June 2013

40% Stock Clearance Sale at Stampeezee

Hi Folks

Just thought I'd let you know that we have a 40% Stock Clearance Sale over at the Stampeezee website. This is on ALL items so pop on over and take a look.

Back soon
Rach x

Monday, 10 June 2013


Hi Folks
Sorry, I've been a bad blogger but I've finally managed to get on here to share with you my DT project for the WOW! Embossing Powder blog challenge.

I went with a scrapbook layout this month for our Nature theme. Very green don't you think!

To see more of this project and the other submissions from our wonderful DT please visit the WOW blog HERE.

Well thanks for stopping by

Rach x

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Workshops at Katies Krafts

Hi Bloggers

Just to let you know that I am teaching two embossing techniques workshops at Katies Krafts in Cwmcarn, Wales this Saturday. We are making the Dress Forms that Marion Emberson was teaching at the NEC in March and also a technique Tag Book.

Hopefully we'll have full classes and lots of fun!

Back soon

Rach x