Follow me by email

Add your email address below to follow me by email


About Me

Welcome to my blog

I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
Thank you to those who have joined as followers and to those who comment.
Unfortunately because of spammers I have had to put moderation on the comments. I will approve them as soon as possible, this also means I don't miss any.
I don't always get a chance to reply to all comments but I read them all when I approve them and I really appreciate you taking the time to give your comment.
The lovely banner was made especially for me by Amanda at Faery Ink Art & Design when I won her first blog challenge. You can buy the black and white version of Granmargaret Fairy at


Post Pals cards for sick children

Post Pals - Putting a Smile on Childrens Faces

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Sweet Pea facebook group progressive challenge July part 1

If you make a card using any Sweet Pea image that is available in the shop and join in part one of the challenge on the Sweet Pea facebook group you will receive a free Sweet Pea digi for part 2

I have embossed light pink card with Butterflies embossing folder.  Printed Sweet Pea Stamp Butterfly Blue by Karen Middleton onto white card and coloured with markers.  Layered onto dark pink card and then onto the light pink card.
Printed Sentiment from Create with TLC Butterfly word art set onto white card, punched out with oval punch, layered onto dark pink card punched with oval scalloped punch and layered on top.
Stamped Happy Birthday onto white card and punched out with oval punch, layered onto dark pink card punched with oval scalloped punch and layered on top.
Added rhinestones.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Addicted to Stamps and more challenge 152 - Make Your Mark

Butterfly challenge 34 - butterflies and G is for gems

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 318 - Technique embossing

Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes

Try it on Tuesday - In the frame

Tuesday Throwdown 252 - no pattern paper

Word Art Wednesday - anything family friendly with an encouraging or uplifting verse.

Cuttlebug Mania - Tic Tac Toe (I have used the middle line Use pink, emboss, birthday theme.


  1. beautiful card
    have a great day
    hugs ღ

  2. Such a beautiful card Margaret! Lovely!
    Thank you for joining us at TIOT's again!

  3. Gorgeous second entry, Margaret ! Thank for playing again at Tuesday Throwdown. :-D
    NanaConnie DT

  4. I like this image and how you have coloured it. Love the pink theme and your design. Thankyou for fluttering by # 34. Hugs Mrs A.

  5. Lovey card! Love the embossed background and the beautiful image.
    Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday. Mar x

  6. A very pretty card....Thanks for sharing you creation with us at Glitter n Sparkle this week, in our Anything goes challenge - Vic, DT x

  7. Lovely card Margaret! i have that embossing folder and it's a real beauty!


    Di xx

    Cuttlebug Mania DT

  8. Lovely card. I really love the pink and yellow color combo!
    Hugs, Bonnie

  9. Lovely card, Margaret! The embossing is sweet and you did a super job coloring in the image. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM #152. Melissa- DT

  10. Beautiful card Margaret, love your colour choices! Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

  11. Such a pretty image - beautiful layout! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM!

  12. Lovely card. Love the gems in her hair. Great embossing folder, too.
    Thanks for sharing this with us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge. Good luck. Debi TT DT

  13. Gorgeous card Margaret, love the framed image, it's so beautifully coloured too.
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT

  14. Very pretty, love the embossed background

    Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x


Thank you for taking the time to comment. I read them all and really appreciate your thoughtfulness.
I have had to put comment moderation onto my blog as I had some spam messages. I will approve messages as soon as possible.
Anonymous messages are not allowed on this blog.