My lovely followers x

Thursday, 12 June 2014

What's on offer this week at Papermill??

Hi all, hope you're all well and enjoying this lovely weather.....long may it continue ;-)
I'm back to tell you about the latest 'special offer' from
This week we have a fabulous A4 Ivory, 'lightly embossed', felt cardstock
A small box of approx 80 sheets is £5
A midi box of approx 260 sheets is £13.50
I found this to be a great 'all-rounder' for inking, die-cutting and stamping.....might have to order some myself, LOL
Here are my DT samples :-

 All cardstock from 
I love the simplicity of this card.....I just swiped an 
OAK HOUSE STUDIO inkpad over the cardstock....think it gives such a pretty effect.


I rushed this card a bit, and didn't blend the colours as good as usual....hey ho.
Hope you like them....I'll be back on Saturday with details of the new challenge over at  
Don't forget to checkout the rest of the DT samples x

Saturday, 7 June 2014

Leather-look cardstock at Papermill......

Morning everyone, welcome back, and 'Hi' to my new followers.
Another 'Special Offer' from PAPERMILL  and this one is fabulous!
Buff leather embossed - 270gsm
small box- approx 80 sheets - £4.50
midi-box - approx 260 sheets - £13.00
Here are my DT cards for this offer.....

All cardstock from Papermill.....buff embossed, cream and brown.
The tie was stamped with the 'Walesby' flourish from
I popped some (too much) Glossy Accents on it.
Not sure where the other stamps are from, sorry.

Cardstock as above, bird stamp from Inkylicious, sentiment from LOTV

Free stamps from some mag or other.

I think this is a Personal Impressions stamp, but not 100%

As you can see, this buff embossed is great for male cards, but please checkout the rest of the DT creations, you'll be blown away by the inspiration!
Blog addys below.
Bye for now

Monday, 2 June 2014

Lavinia Stamps - Challenge 6

Morning all, welcome to my new followers this week, hope you can keep popping by....
Busy, busy, busy at the moment, so a very quick post today.
It's the start of Challenge 6 at 
The theme this month is 'add beads or gems', and as usual, the prize is £40 worth of products from Lavinia Stamps.
Here are my DT creations to inspire you....

This card was made for a special friend.
All cardstock from PAPERMILL
Gorgeous Zen butterfly from Lavinia Stamps of course.
This was just a quick little tag made with the hollyhock stamp....
Inks & cardstock as above.
Hope you like my DT work for this challenge, and also hope it inspires you to join in this month. 
£40 is an amazing prize!
Catch you all soon,
Barbara xx
I'm entering this post into the following challenges :-
Whoopsi Daisy
My Craft Creations

Crafting From The Heart
Crafty Boots