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Thursday 21 November 2013

Fab new offer at Papermill......

Hi folks, hope you're all keeping warm on this cold day.....Brrrrrrrrrrrrr, if I wasn't so busy, I might just go into hibernation!
Anyway, another fab offer today from PAPERMILL  to warm you all up....this one is just available until Tuesday, stock permitting, so don't hesitate.
20 x A4 sheets of Purple Cord Embossed paper 117 gsm for £5
Here are my Design Team samples 

ALL cardstock and paper from 

Classic squares & circle from Spellbinders, Memory Box 'frosty' corner die, and the pine tree stamp from 
(with loads of Glamourdust)

This one has been embossed with a wintry embossing folder from Sizzix, and a Memory Box 'frosty' border die.
hope you like them....don't forget to pop over to Papermill to checkout this, and other offers.
Catch you all tomorrow, I have so many cards to blog, just need a few extra hours in each day....stay warm 

Thursday 14 November 2013

Massive Special Offers at Papermill.......

Hi everyone, hope you're well, and staying warm. I'm bloomin' freezing me bits off as I write this, helping in Adam's pet shop without heat!
Anyway,  just wanted to tell you that PAPERMILL, have just announced another THREE Special Offers, to warm us all up!
 A4 white felt-embossed MEGA Box - 600 sheets for £29 (amazing value)
A3 white felt-embossed box - 70/75 sheets for only £9
A4 Light Silver pearlised card (double-sided) 300gsm - 70/75 sheets for only £7.50
Fantastic offers, if you've yet to start your Christmas card....(mine are all finished, yay!)
Here are a couple of things I made with the silver pearlised cardstock

I've used a Little Claire stamp, coloured with Promarkers, and various Spellbinder dies. The 'snow' is from Poundland....cost only £1! ;-)

This little silver bauble was made with the Spellbinder Heirloom die and pearlised cardstock, which I ran through a flourish embossing folder. A few beads from my stash and voila!

Hopefully I'll be back tomorrow with more creations made from the fabulous cardstock at Papermill....Why not pop over to checkout the Special Offers in more detail?
Barbara xx

Saturday 2 November 2013

New Challenge at Lavinia Stamps....... Bright, Hot Colours

Hi again.....I'm back tonight with my DT cards for the new challenge at 
This month the theme is BRIGHT, HOT COLOURS.....which, if you've been reading my blog for a while, you'll know are my favourites x
Get ya thinking caps on everyone, 'cos the prize is a massive £40 of goodies from Lavinia Stamps....
Here are my DT cards.....

All cardstock is from
The background colours have been done using Colour Chemistry inks from
OAK HOUSE STUDIO  and loads of Cosmic Shimmer. All stamps from Lavinia.

This pine tree stamp is one of my most favourite by Tracey Dutton at Lavinia. I absolutely adore it!
White hammered cardstock from Papermill, Distress Inks from Tim Holtz and a Lavinia sentiment x

This one is for my great-great niece, who is 3 on December 27th......Get me!...being so organised that I had the card made in October, haha

I've coloured the background with Pan Pastels.
All stamps from Lavinia

I really enjoyed making these cards, especially the second fact, I've done it in a few different colours ;-)
Well, that's all for now....I have our little Eva and Nick staying over for a couple of nights, Emma is in Australia for a wedding this weekend, so they're home alone.  I'm gonna relax with a nice glass of vino collapso....catch you all soon xx
I'm entering these cards into the following challenges :-
Hiding In My Craft Room
Little Claire's Monthly Challenge
Pumpkin Spice
So Artful Challenges
Mark's Finest Papers

Ladybug Crafts
The Stamping Boutique