Love on St. Valentine’s Day

Forever Friends is such a sweet brand.  I remember them being introduced in the early 90s. I have used Docrafts products to make this card on a black card blank.

Happy St. Valentine’s Day to you all. ❤



Leona B x

2 Hearts

I have used Papermania’s Midnight Blush capsule to make today’s card and turned it into a valentine’s card using some red mirror card and two glitter hearts.



Leona B x

For your wedding

I have made ths card ofr my cousin’s wedding , which will take place next week.  I took a shaped 8 x 8 card blank and ran it through a Tattered Lace embossing folder and used green micro gems to highlight the lattice.  Spellbinders dies were then used to cut a greeting that was made on the computer.



Leona B x

Chocolate wedding cake

I am sharing a cake I made today.  This was a two-tier chocolate cake, decorated with milk chocolate cigarillos and fresh roses.



Leona x x

Another wedding scrapbook page

I apologise to my regular followers who are getting a bit bored of the family wedding!  I am putting together a scrapbook so as a I create each page I feel I have to share.  I followed asketch for today’s page, so thank you to Sketchabilities as this is a fabulous sketch.

Wedding Album

As well as the Sketchabilities challenge, I will be entering the following:

  • Dream Valley Challenges – Wedding
  • My Craft Creations – Anything Goes
  • Crafting At the Weekend – Anything Goes
  • Leona x x


    Wedding scrapbook page

    This is the fisrt of several scrapbook pages that I’ll be making for the scrapbook of my sister’s wedding.

    Wedding Album

    I used a sketch to make this page:

    I’ll be entering these challenges: – sketch – square – anything but a card – anything goes – special occasion – best day of life – vintage shabby chic

    I’ll bring you another scrapbook page tomorrow.

    Yours in crafting,

    Leona x x


    My sister got married yesterday

    I write this blog post with a big smile on my face.

    My sister got married yesterday and I made the dress. I bought a pattern and adjusted it as well as sizing it up.

    The fabric used was a blush lace and I love the way the dress looks almost antique.  It is lined with a coffee coloured lightweight jersey.

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    This is not my normal type of blog post but it does qualify for a few challenges: – anything goes – anything goes – anything but a card – Summer loving – summertime – sew what – vintage no stamps

    Yours in Crafting,

    Leona x x

    Thank you Bridesmaid

    I am very pleased with this card I have made for my sister to give my bridesmaid daughter when she gets married tomorrow. The wedding theme is pink and brown and The beautiful digi stamp from A Day For Daisies was chosen because of the Roses – both my daughter and sister are June birthdays and they are the wedding flower.


    ProMarker colours used are: Dress: Pale Pink, Muted Pink; Roses: Salmon Pink, Pastel Pink, Tea Rose (plus Graph it blender); Leaves: Cinnamon, Tan, Sunkissed Pink; Hair: Walnut, Cinnamon, Mustard, Ginger; Skin:  Coral, Blush, Satin.

    Challenges will be: – anything goes – anything goes – summer celebrations – anything goes – anything goes – flower power – love and marriage – weddings – sentiment – for a child – for a child – vintage

    Yours in total excitement,

    Leona x x

    Wedding album

    Have I told you that my sister is getting married? Well I have a very busy few days leading up to the first but I just wanted to share this gift I have made for her.

    I bought a really cheap and cheerful 8″ scrapbook album from The works.  I intend to make digital scrapbook pages of the wedding. I decorated the album using lace scraps from the dress, My Paper Stash embellishments and old necklace and some paper flowers from my stash. For the inside front cover I used a fitting sentiment on a topper also from My Paper stash and mounted it onto a mat made using Spellbinders. As I will give this gift before we have wedding photos, I have printed out the first scrapbook page.

    Original Scrapbook

    Finished scrapbook
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    Inside front cover
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    First page of the scrapbook
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    Challenges entered today will be: – anything goes – Summer loving – charm, ribbon and twine – picture inspiration

    Please pop back soon for more wedding lovliness!

    Yours in crafting,

    Leona x x

    Acceptance card


    I have made this card for my sister-in-law who is getting married later in the year. I have used a Krista Smith image and laid it out with a single line border usung Craft Artist 2.


    Challenges: – One Layer wonder – anything goes – girls just want to have fun – white on white – anything goes

    Yours in Crafting,

    Leona x x