Get Well Card for a child

Stampin' Up! Get Well Card

The other day my daughter was looking through a box of cards that I made her over the years and she pulled out a couple of Get Well cards.  "You used to make me cards when I was sick? why don't you do that anymore???"  Oh dear.  Yes, even though it was something like a quick bout of tonsillitis, I'd … [Read more...]

Beautiful Wings

Attic Boutique Butterfly

Not sure how many cardmakers out there regularly use sketches to get started on their cardmaking.  Most of the time I just go straight into creating my card but this time I knew I wanted to use a circle as a focal point and decided it might be faster to sketch something first. Here's the sketch I … [Read more...]

Pretty In Pink Doily Card

Pink doily card

I got busy today doing a bit of cleaning around the house so this afternoon I treated myself to a bit of cardmaking.  Unfortunately the cleaning didn't extend itself to my craft desk and after a week of creating it's looking, well... creative! Today's card is one that I think you could change the … [Read more...]

Cheerful Get Well Card


Here's the second Get Well card in the series of three that I need to make. This card started with the orange patterned paper, I wanted to use something cheerful but not overwhelming.  The orange is Pumpkin Pie so I then picked Rose Red for the flower and base of card because I've found in … [Read more...]

My must-haves


I just finished making this get well card (unfortunately for the recipients I need to make 3 get well cards this week and two sympathy :( ) and I realised that I used all the things that are real staple items for me.  Things like gold embossing powder, a set of sentiment stamps and some pretty … [Read more...]