Mixed-media paper crafter; stamper, freelance craft tutor, designer of PaperArtsy JOFY stamps

Happy Birthday...

.... to my Mum - its her birthday today and we're off for a nice lunch and a 'bit' of shopping...

I made her a card (obviously!) and here it is:
I used stamps from all the plates I think - & I'm enjoying mixing up the flower heads on the stems to suit the composition of the card rather, the wooden flower have made another appearance too...  Painted papers, scrapbook printed papers, Distress Markers.....
I wanted to show you the grass line - I stamped the flower heads and grass in black, but then sketched in more grass using a green Distress Marker.
Apologies for the shadows on the card- its brilliant glorious sunshine outside - but lets not knock it because its preferable to the mini snow blizzards we had on Monday - when the snow was going past the shop window (where I was working) HORIZONTALLY!!  Bizarre!

OK - must go - shops, lunch and my Mum are calling me!

Take care


  1. Hope your Mum has a great day - sure she will love her card - I do!! We had horizontal snow on Monday, too!! Enjoy your day, don't shop till you drop!

  2. What a gorgeous card! You Mum must be thrilled with it. I hop eyou have a great day together :)

  3. Hi Jo,
    I saw your work on Pinterest and when I repin I always want to know who is behind the creative work I see. So I took a look at your blog.
    You realy make lovely and beautiful things and I liked your blog so much, that I also bacame a follower :-))
    Groetjes Gery

  4. You card is gorgeous and I know you Mom loved it - did you have a good time shopping?

  5. Totally yummy - love how you create dimensionality with your flowers - definitely going to give it a go!
    Alison x

  6. Hi Jo. I just had to stop by and say that I just love your JOFY stamps - they are definitely 'my cup of tea'!!! Love the cards on here that you've created with them too :) xx


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