Hobbybase Live Craft Along

Busy Bee Thank you card

Hi everyone, this weeks Hobbybase card is this Thank you card using the cute Krafty Panda “Busy Bee’s” stamp set. I coloured the Bee’s in and then covered them with Ranger Glossy Accents I love the shine it gives making your stamped images look like embellishments. To make this card you will need… A 5″ x…… Continue reading Busy Bee Thank you card


A very crafty weekend.

Happy Sunday everyone I love Sunday mornings, I’m sat here in my dressing gown in my very clean and tidy craft room with a nice cup of tea looking forward to a day out with my husband, a nice lunch with room for some crafting later. Yesterday was World Card Making Day and to mark…… Continue reading A very crafty weekend.

Cards For Guys

Having fun with the Retiform Technique

I recently came across the Retiform technique from the talented Pampered Stamper and totally loved it. There are so many ways you can do this technique and no one card will be the same. In true Mixed Up style mine are bold and bright! I used my Creative Stamping Magazine stamp set called Winter Garden, this is…… Continue reading Having fun with the Retiform Technique


Creative Card Series No 3 Slide & Stand

Are you enjoying this series so far? I love to hear your feedback and remember you can share any of the projects you make on my Mixed Up Craft Facebook page I would love to see them and it also inspires others to see different variations. Today’s cards are these fun Slide & Stand Its dead easy…… Continue reading Creative Card Series No 3 Slide & Stand

Scrapbooks & Albums

Creative Card Series No 2

I hope you all enjoyed my first Creative Card I shared a couple days ago. Today I have this really wonderful Waterfall Card As I said in my previous post I’ve made sure that all my videos are easy, I’ve done all the hard work for you by researching the best way to make these.…… Continue reading Creative Card Series No 2


Creative Card Series No 1

Hello everyone, this blog post marks the start of my Creative Card Series. Over the next 2 weeks, I will be sharing with you my favourite greeting cards. Every card I share will have some kind of mechanism and I have made sure, with lots of research that they are easy to follow. To kick-start…… Continue reading Creative Card Series No 1


Card making with Cork Ribbon

I recently purchased a load of crafty bits and I’m slowly working my way through it testing it all out. First up are these Cork Ribbons. I had never seen them before, so I purchased 5 rolls, 1 of each design. I purchased them from a shop called Buyoligy, they have 6 stores, 3 in…… Continue reading Card making with Cork Ribbon


Spinner Card

Made my first Spinning cards this weekend and they turned out pretty good!   To make these cards you need… 6 x 6 plain greeting card 3 pieces of 5.7/8 x 5.7/8 DSP. 3 white die cut circles. White elastic. Nest of circle dies. Sentiments of your choice. Check out my tutorial below. The detail.…… Continue reading Spinner Card

Mother's Day Series 2017 · Tunnocks Teacake Ideas

Tunnock’s Tea Cake Gift Box

For number 3 of my Mothers, Day Series 2017 is this pretty gift box. My mum adores Tunnock’s Tea Cakes! For those of you who are not aware of these wonderful treats, they are milk chocolate domes filled with marshmallow with a biscuit base. They have been around since 1956 and kind of an institution…… Continue reading Tunnock’s Tea Cake Gift Box


My wonderful Valentines cards

So its been all about Valentines Day for me this week, I’ve made so many gift boxes however not one Valentines card! Panicking slightly I started searching through all my Framelits and came across my Stampin Up ‘Sunshine Wishes’ Shop Here I wanted a cool background on my cards and was going to stamp my own…… Continue reading My wonderful Valentines cards