Monthly Archives: September 2015

Coastal Walks

Coastal Walks

as seen on


Coastal Walk

Country Walk

Country Walk

as seen on


Country Walk COPYRIGHT

Rufus the Reindeer

Rufus the Reindeer

as seen on


CS104D Rufus the Reindeer


Wildflower monthly special

Hi everyone aren’t we so lucky this month!! If you haven’t already headed over to check out this months, monthly special offer then seriously head on over cause this month it is an absolute stunner of a set!

That is actually what I thought id share with you all today I just loved the Wildflowers Set and had to play with this set straight away!


For the this card I used the Wildflowers stamped with black versa fine over a circle background made using spiced marmalade and picked raspberry distress ink, I then went in with a pink stickles on the flowers to make them pop a bit more.


For the next card I made I’ve stamped the same flower 3 times and coloured in with my aqua markers but then gone over with my clear wink of stella to make it glittery. I’ve added this to a black background card sprayed with spray and sparkle to add some more glitter.

Hope you like this two makes I’m sure I’ll be making lots more with this set

Laura x

Where the wild thing’s are ….

Hello Lovely Hobby Art Peeps.

Forgive me it’s been a busy day and lots happening.  We leave for France on the early boat ! …..These things are sent to try us.  So here I sit after packing. ironing. packing. Ironing ….you get the idea stressed to the max!

In between all this I did manage to catch Jenny Mayes this morning at ten wasn’t that a good show…loved the demos I have LOADS of shiny card so watch this space for more tips on how to use it…… Jenny kindly sent me the brand new Wild flowers set which will be Hobby Art’s  Monthly Special in Sept ….Not had time to play with the Santa’s properly yet ! LOL  So many really stunning set’s coming from Hobby Art at the moment. so below I have managed to make a card with the new set but be warned these are very addictive I picked them up very late last night and came up with this …I like the lemon and lilac colour-way for a change and I had to add a bit of green in there .  (One of my Favourite colours) I hope you like it and do take a peek at the new set its a stunner Sharon Bennett you have excelled again.

Crafty Hug’s

Bernie xxx


Don’t let the sheep have all the fun!

Hi everyone I have you started making your Christmas cards yet? I’m trying to make one a week so I’m not panicking in December. So I just loved the baa humbug set so much and they were so much fun to use but it got me thinking at to what else I could have fun with dressing up in funny hats and accessories and so that’s what I’ll be showing you today.

A stamp set that I love is the Owls set, I just had so much fun with this set. So I thought I bet the Christmas hat would fit an owl and it did!!!


This makes the owl look so cute and know very Christmas themed. I’m now off to hunt lots of other stamps down to put hats on everything!

I hope you enjoyed today’s post and that you’ll be putting hats and glasses on lots of your other sets to

Laura x

September Blog Challenge!

 I bet you didn’t see this coming?!

So after the launches of most of Hobby Art’s Christmas Stamps for 2015 over the last 3 months…

…You must have guessed a Christmas theme would be coming up soon (ho ho ho)

I have literally just started making my personal Christmas cards. Every year I say I’m going to start early (who am I kidding – I always leave it until the last minute) but not this year!

So the theme for September is ‘Feeling Festive’

*Please note the change to entries via upload at the bottom of the page 

Here’s a bit of inspiration from the design team…

CS108D Baubles Hobby Art - Bernie

CS110D Baa Humbug Hobby Art - Alex 2

Christmas Friends 3

CS103D Have a Mice Christmas Hobby Art -Sally2

Laura 2

CS109D Nativity Hobby Art - Heidi


Reindeer Card Completed BECKI copy


CS068D Christmas Post Hobby Art - Georgina

The prizes this Month…

1st Prize – £40 Online Voucher for use on the Hobby Art Website

2nd Prize – A choice of any Hobby Art stamp set

Prizes will vary Monthly.

Ok we are mixing it up this month

All entries must be uploaded at the bottom of this post.

Type your name in the comments box and upload your image via the ‘choose file’ button.  Then click post comment. 

I think this will make life easier and make sure I don’t miss anyone. All entries will be in number order starting from the first entry.

This is a tester as we are trying to improve the system for you and we want you to be comfortable so ANY PROBLEMS PLEASE CONTACT US.      Tel:  01737 789977  

Rules for Entry

1. Please use only Hobby Art Stamps. You can use other products on your cards (e.g. dies, ribbons, papers)
2. All entries must be received before the closing date: 30th September 2015
3. Only entries made within the theme will be accepted
4. You may submit up to 3 entries per person
6. You can make any tag or project –  it doesn’t have to be a card.
7. All Projects and cards must be handmade.  No digital replication is allowed.

We look forward to receiving your entries!

If you have any questions please contact us:

August’s Blog Challenge Winner!

Good Evening all!

Well you may of guessed it I am definitely a little behind at the moment.

So sorry for the added suspense….and slight delay to the post.

Thank you to everyone who entered the August Blog Challenge ‘BLUE’

 I won’t keep you waiting anymore. On to the draw!

Drum roll please…

The winner this Month…

1st Prize –  3 month subscription to the Monthly Specials

(starting with this month’s gorgeous Wildflowers set)



Deborah Ripley 7

Congratulations to #7 Deborah Ripley.

Here are all the stunning entries… 

Isobel Hunter 1

#1 This gorgeous card was made by Isobel Hunter.

Linda Walker 2

Linda Walker 3

Linda Walker 4

#2, #3 and #4 These gorgeous cards were made by Linda Walker.

Ruth Fletcher 5

#5 This gorgeous card was made by Ruth Fletcher.

Penny Hewitt 6

#6 This gorgeous card was made by Penny Hewitt.

Deborah Ripley 7

#7 This gorgeous card was made by Deborah Ripley.

Penny Hewitt 8

Penny Hewitt 9

#8 and #9 These gorgeous cards were made by Penny Hewitt.

Steve Nicholls 10

#10 This gorgeous card was made by Steve Nicholls.

Ian Hunter 11

#11 This gorgeous card was made by Isobel Hunter.

Sally Anne Cole 12

Sally Anne Cole 13

Sally Anne Cole 14

#12, #13 and #14 These gorgeous cards were made by Sally Anne Cole.

Doreen Sympson 15 Doreen Sympson 16

#15 and #16 These gorgeous cards were made by Doreen Sympson.

Elaine Shelley 17 Elaine Shelley 18 Elaine Shelley 19

#17, #18 and #19 These gorgeous cards were made by Elaine Shelley.

Ruth Fletcher 20

#20 This gorgeous card was made by Ruth Fletcher.

Elaine Parker 21

#21 This gorgeous card was made by Elaine Parker.

Linda Brooke 22

#22 This gorgeous card was made by Linda Brooke.

Doreen Sympson 23

#23 This gorgeous box was made by Doreen Sympson.

Tracey Thurston 24

#24 This gorgeous card was made by Tracey Thurston.

Kate Discombe 25

#25 This gorgeous card was made by Kate Discombe.

Kim Dear 26

#26 This gorgeous card was made by Kim Dear.

Nikki Dressler 27 Nikki Dressler 28

Nikki Dressler 29

#27, #28 and #29 These gorgeous cards were made by Nikki Dressler.

Viola Crossley 30

#30 This gorgeous card was made by Viola Crossley.

Tracy Southam 31

#31 This gorgeous card was made by Tracy Southam.

Pat Woodward 32

#32 This gorgeous card was made by Pat Woodward.

Kate Discombe 33

Kate Discombe 33 (2nd image)

Kate Discombe 34

#33 and #34 These gorgeous cards were made by Kate Discombe.

Christine Smith 35

#35 This gorgeous card was made by Christine Smith.

Helen Haines 36

#36 This gorgeous card was made by Helen Haines.

Here is our ‘Blue’ Top 3

Elaine Parker 21

Isobel Hunter 1

Linda Walker 4

BIG thank you to everyone that entered!

Next Blog Challenge theme will be 

‘Feeling Festive’

I will post details tomorrow.

Becki 😀