About Me

Hi and a warm welcome to my blog. My little place in the cyber crafting world. I'm Elaine and I'm 42 years old and married to the most amazing man I could wish for. My passion is all forms of crafting and I'm extremely lucky to be on the design teams for Leonie Pujol and Toni of Darroch at stamps by me limited . I also do a bit of demo work for stix2 anything and I love it. I've recently retrained after being made redundant to become a Teaching Assistant which is a very rewarding job. Well I hope you like what you see on my blog. I'm always grateful for people taking a peek and leaving messages x

Sunday, 30 June 2013


Hello, hope everyone is having a great weekend. Its been lovely here very hot ! Todays card is made with dragonfly dance which I got free when I joined the hunkdory club ! This is a lovely kit when you just want to make a few quick cards !
Anyway more news the lovely Christine Emberson has put together the most beautiful kit of a mini book. The kit is to raise funds for Ronald McDonald house. A charity close to her heart ! I have ordered mine hope you will too, oh and she is doing a fantastic charity raffle !!! Please hope on over to her fab blog 
Hope chances blogspot.com

Have a lovely sunday xx

Thursday, 27 June 2013


Evening, what has happened to the weather rainy all day today ! Anyway a male card today using graphic 45 curtain call papers and a few other bits. Stamped with tim holtz visual artistry. Hope you like it thanks for looking xx

Monday, 24 June 2013


Evening, yes today I decided on a tag. Wanted to make something quick as I was so tired but felt I needed to do something, I stamped the tag with stampin up script stamp, inked the edges and then cut out the butterflies from my beloved graphic 45 paper pad - ye olde curiosity shoppe ! It was painful to cut into my 12 x 12 sheet but it had to be done ! Thanks so much for visiting my little blog xx

Sunday, 23 June 2013

New challenge over at Eclectic

Good morning peeps, today sees a new challenge over at Eclectic Ellapu for the purpleteam. It was a recipe challenge ! Hope you like - hop on over and join the fun.
Have a great weekend xx

Friday, 21 June 2013


What a beautiful day its been ! I have managed to get a couple of hours crafting this evening. A card made tonight using graphic 45 paper - the magic of oz. A poppy stamp that I have coloured in and some ribbon. Really like this one , have a great weekend x

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Race for life

Hello everyone, today I wanted to share a picture take last night at my local annual race for life. This was my 8th race for life raising money for Cancer research. I dedicated my race to Elliot Emberson the lovely Christine's son. You might know Christine from Hope chances blog and also appearances on create and craft occasionally. She has the most wonderful blog and online shop. Her son elliot has recently had an operation to remove a brain tumour. I know the last few weeks must have been very difficult for them. Christine will soon be helping raise money to support Ronald McDonald house in Camberwell so please keep an eye on her blog or Facebook. It would be lovely if all the fellow crafters could get behind such a worthy cause. I know I will try to do my bit to help. Well thats all from me tonight 
Take care xxx

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Fly high

Todays card is another adapted from pinterest. I love looking and seeing what other crafters come up with. There are so many talented people. Anyway I have used my woodware stamps again and coloured the plane in with promarkers and I used my memory box cloud die. Hope you like it , thanks for swinging by x

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Fathers day

Good evening , tonight I am sharing my dads fathers day card. I saw something similar on pinterest and thought I would have a go, hope you like it. Thanks for taking the time to have a peek xx

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Eclectic challenge

Afternoon peeps ! And what a beautiful day it has been - glorious sunshine !
Anyway today sees the start of the new purple team challenge over at Eclectic Ellapu, the theme was use 3 things beginning with the letter B.
I chose to boy, bunting and border. Think my colouring isn't too bad on this one. Well please do pop over and join in with the challenge. Enough from me enjoy the rest of the day.
Thanks for looking xxx

Friday, 7 June 2013

Door Hanger

Morning, todays make is a cute little chipboard heart that I have covered to make a door hanger for my newest cute little flower girl. I have used a hobby house topper and a few embellishments. Hope you like it.
Elaine x
P.s might enter this into the hobby house challenge.

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Woodware stamps

Long time no blog !
Hi sorry been absent I am currently in Cumbria trying out the food for my wedding next year. Must say it was amazing. Anyway here is a card I made last week, using a set of woodware stamps. The weather has been great ive even caught the sun. X