Posted on: July 11, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Card-io Winter Wander

As nothing is exactly as we would expect right now I thought, why not just play along with Christmas in July this year. And let’s face it, any excuse to play with the Card-io Winter Wander stamp set and some pretty glitter is fine by me. Jumping on the bandwagon a little! I don’t normally play along with Christmas in July but it does seem to be a ‘thing’ these…

Posted on: June 11, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Card-io Card Making Tutorial

With easy-to-follow instructions. Today’s blog post is inspired by the visitors in my garden shed! I have the perfect Card-io stamp set for the job. A few weeks we noticed Mr & Mrs Robin had set up home in our garden shed. So cute! It started with 1 little egg and as the week went on she laid 4 more. As you can see from the photo, she was a…

Posted on: May 6, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Crafter’s Companion Tutorial – Over the Edge

Fun tutorial featuring Crafter’s Companion Over the edge stamps and dies. There are lots of very cute sets in the collection but I managed to narrow it down to the Birds & Bloom set. It’s not a secret that I love my alcohol pens and these stamps are perfect for them. Here’s the colours I used in the video: Ice Grey Pink Violet Magenta Gold Yellow Dull Green True Blue

Posted on: April 21, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

National Tea Day Cricut Card

Celebrating 2 of my favourite things – tea and Cricut! I’m really excited to be taking part in a gifted Collaboration with Craft Label to celebrate National Tea Day with a Cricut Card. In case you didn’t know it tea is, in fact, always a good idea 🙂 My Husband brings me a cup of tea every morning. I know, he’s a keeper. But also I feel that he probably…

Posted on: March 15, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

How to make gifts that people will love

Even if you are super busy. Given the extra time I’ve had lately while our country is in lock-down, I have really wanted to ensure my gifts were handmade. Don’t worry, I’m going to help you if you to make gifts that people will love EVEN if you are time poor. We celebrated Mother’s Day here in the UK yesterday. My Husband was working Saturday and ran into a gift-giving…

Posted on: March 4, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Colorado Craft Company – Hoppy Easter

Video Tutorial for AJ428 Anita Jeram~Happy Easter Stamp set In my previous post I played with the adorable mice from Anita Jeram’s stamp range and today the Bunnies get a turn! There’s a full video tutorial to follow along with but if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask. The baby bunny on the left is my absolute fave! Look at that proud face as he hands his…

Posted on: February 24, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Let’s Make a Yummy Slimline card!

Anita Jeram for the Colorado Craft Company. OK, disclaimer. You can’t actually eat this card but the stamp set is called So Sweet Slimline and it certainly does feature some yummy treats! You may recognise Anita’s name from the classic children’s book, Guess How Much I Love You. It was definitely a firm favourite with my boys when they were small. Actually I loved it just as much. I miss…

Posted on: February 20, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

MY FAVORITE THINGS – You’re Kind of a Big Deal

MFT Happy Hippos I thought it was high time that my MFT Happy Hippos stamp set had another outing. It’s so easy to tempted by new stamp sets…I do it ALL THE TIME but most of us already of lots of treasures in our stamp stash. Just the addition of a new ink colour or cute card is enough to get my creative juices flowing again. Thanks to Tim Holtz…

Posted on: February 15, 2021 Posted by: ESTHER BOULTER Comments: 0

Easter gifts using your Cricut Machine

EASTER IS COMING! Let me show you how to make super cute Easter gifts using your Cricut Machine. We celebrated Valentine’s Day yesterday and Shrove Tuesday is tomorrow so let’s get ready for the next celebration now. Send a chocolate hug to someone! You need very few supplies for this project and it’s a great one to do with your kids too. You’ll need Cricut Explore air or Maker, pen…