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

Saturday, 20 June 2015


Good morning to everyone one in blog land, hope you are all having a wonderful weekend. Im just about to go to work so I thought I would share my post. Last weekend was our 1st wedding anniversary and me and hubby went to stay at the hotel where we got married for five days and it was beautiful. We did a lot of sightseeing in the Lake District, beautiful weather and scenery. 
This was buttermere.....

And this was honister pass it was so high! The pictures do not do it justice.

Anyway today I'm sharing my DT project for Jones crafts. I altered a notebook that can be used for recipes or lists. I used g45 home sweet home and spellbinders dies. Hope you like it

Well off to work I go , I will catch up with blogs soon, thanks for stopping by,

Elaine xx


  1. Book is lovely Elaine.
    My how the first year has flown and beautiful pics of the Lake District,xxx

  2. Love your pictures.
    very nice.
    and this altered notebook is super great.
    I like this Grandmas apple pie
    take care and have a nice weekend

  3. Beautiful photos Elaine, I love the Lake District. Love your altered notebook too. Carol x

  4. Oh wow, what stunning scenery to have been staying during your wedding and celebrating your first anniversary at the same awesomeness. Cant believe its already been a year Elaine. Congrats. Love your recipe card and apple pie is my most favourite.
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  5. Hapoy Anniversary and love the grandma's recipe..so beautifully made
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  6. Happy Anniversary Elaine, gosh time goes by fast. What fun pictures and beautiful place to stay.

    Hugs Diane

  7. OMGOSH Elaine! Has it really been a year since you got married?! Wowwwwwww .. it's so scary how time flies! That went by so quick! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!! Your vacation spot looked GORGEOUS! So relaxing and peaceful!

    And I love your card! I've recently fallen in love with G45 .. and gosh .. their papers are just droolworthy!!! hehe!! Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!!

    Big Hugs,

  8. That brought back some memories of my gran with her apple pie, no one has even made it taste as good as her, love this notebook, hope you had a fab time sweetie hugs Pops x

  9. gorgeous photos and love your creation will make someone smile everytime they write in it
    hugs Kate xx

  10. What a great way to preserve your grandma's recipe! It's adorable. And a very happy wedding anniversary! Congrats!

  11. fabulous pics and fabulous project hun love it xxx

  12. Breathtaking scenery! WOW! Has it been a year already? Double WOW!
    The DT make is equally exquisite... brings back sweet memories of baking with my nan.
    hugs Asha