Dogs Delight

card3_311214Here we are in the middle of the Christmas season and looking to the New Year….where did the months go!  I hope you all had a very blessed time with family and friends over Christmas, and have a special fun time planned for tonight!  We see in the New Year very quietly 🙂

It has been a long time between posts for me and I hope that the coming year will bring me more creative time because I’ve missed it.  It’s been a combination of so many things, starting a new job, closing one online store and setting up another (still in the process of!), but I’m finally seeing the end of the tunnel.

A few months ago now I made this card for a work colleague who was saying goodbye to a much loved member of their family, and only found the images on my camera this morning so I thought I would share.


I used a gorgeous image by Mo Manning and coloured with Copic markers.  I don’t have all the colours I used written down anywhere, but I will try to remember in the future to make a note.  It’s always a great help when I’m surfing on blogs to see what colours have been used!


A little bit of added shading using a black pastel pencil as well.  I love pencils but I love my Copics as well so the day I made this I had a blast pulling them out once again!



Just a bit of a close up.  As most of us are I’m still learning the art of colouring and shading, but love the playing!!  In the process of organising my office so that its a little more user friendly, but I hope to be back soon!


Another gorgeous day

It’s a beautiful Spring day with the sun shining, and I thought of how much I’d missed blogging.  Time for crafting has been limited in the last 12 months for me but I’m looking forward to sharing here.  To begin though I’ve taken some images of our gorgeous blossoms that run alongside the orchard, their beauty will make you want to create!

060914-2These trees are now 8 years old and give a beautiful display each year.  Needing very little maintenance other than water once Summer hits, they are perfect additions.


Looking forward to sharing soon.