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dudley, west midlands, United Kingdom
hi. my name is Michelle, i am 30 years old. Im married to Matt and we have a 4 year old boy called William. i work full time as a paediatric staff nurse at our local hospital. I started making cards in 2010 as a way to relax after suffering with postnatal depression. My hobby soon became an obsession, lol, and i now spend a lot of time (and; money) on my new love. I have also had a little dabble in knitting and sewing and discovered a crafty side to me i never knew i had!

Friday, 5 August 2011

hello crafters. well as you can see my crafting corner is getting a bit cluttered. Im desperately in need of more space. luckily we are having an extension on our house which means i can have my very own craft room (woo hoo). Im very excited about my new room and want to cram it full of fab storage solutions to make everything accessible. Would love to see pics of your craft rooms/spaces & storage solutions for inspiration (& a good nosey at your crafty stash)!
first card made using my speccies!
gorgeous image!
hand made fan made with my craft robo (fab machine but very time consuming)

cute girly cards!
hand stamped & coloured with pro markers (before had my speccies)
recently had a play with wooden crafts! make lovely gifts!

Monday, 1 August 2011

my favourite humphrey creation so far!

love this card created using the humphrey cd. cant wait to recieve my speccies & humphrey stamps so i can really get creative!

humprey easle

made this for my mother in law who was 60 on sunday! really liked the effect of the easle card!


card made for a friends 30th. used craft artist platinum to do basic card design & papers. used stamp & pro markers for the main image (hope to improve on my colouring when my new speccies come!

popcorn the bear!

popcorn decoupage created using one of the cd's (have the platinum and original collection)

humphrey stitched card

one of the quick cards from humphrey cd. finished off with lace ribbon & stitching.

beatrix potter!

forever friends


simple birthday card for my teenage niece using textured card & nestabilities labels. main image is from a gift of gorjus girlz decoupage. (must invest in some stamps, as love these images)

humprey cd

made using humprey cd but added a bit more colour to image using watercolour pencils and used chalks on the letters and cc sparkle spray to set chalk & give it some glamour!