30th July 2012 Helen

My first forray into stamping was fairly simple-adding names onto T-Shirts using Versacraft Ink and a simple letter set, but recently I’ve been making some nice cards and am delighted with the results. I had read a lovely tutorial on making your own stamps (found through The Making Spot it’s a great step-by-step guide by Ginger and George). I was well overdue making some thank you cards for my baby girls’ birthday pressies so I gave it a try and made these really nice flower cards in no time.  As suggested on the blog I did add ink detailing to a few but, I have to…

5th July 2012 Helen 2Comment

It seems every child we know has a birthday in the early Summer months!  I love birthdays and picking up pressies but it’s a bit of an expensive mine field trying to get everyone a little something special. I know myself the perils of a growing mountain of plastic on the toy shelves in our house so this year I tried my hand at personalising some t-shirts for little birthday buddies and they turned out pretty well. Here are my handstamped t-shirts. I had some Ikea cotton fabric with trucks and cars so I just ironed on some Wonderweb on…