other crafts

Rubbish owl

My other half was telling me about a work colleague who had described themselves as being "a rubbish friend". My brain decided that what I needed to do now was to make him an actual rubbish friend. My first thought was to start off with an empty toilet roll and make a doll-like friend, but… Continue reading Rubbish owl


Twins – night and day

The start of July brings the twins' birthdays, meaning it was time to come up with another idea for a cleverly linked pair of cards. Once again, my other half gave me a starting idea: something as simple as “an image that flows from one card to the other”. And that sent me off to… Continue reading Twins – night and day


Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl

What: It's the start of October and the first day of the third 30-day colouring challenge run by the amazing Kathy Racoosin. Inspired by her Starbucks fall cup card, I created my own autumnal background for this cute little owl. How: I stamped a random selection of leaves in gold ink and clear heat-embossed them.… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl


The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #20

What: Day twenty of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. A graduation card for when my brother gets his results from Uni in a couple of weeks. How: I printed out the owl and coloured him with Copic markers with the help of Sandy Allnock’s hex chart for choosing colour blends. I was… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #20