Welcome to my blog, I hope you have found some inspiration from these talented ladies. I have been really busy working on all new product as I am going on a stamp camp next weekend. I am teaching so I have a lot of samples, but until after camp I cant share sorry. But I am going to share with you a card I have made. I still have not put a sentiment on it, as I feel this one could be used for multiple occasions.  I made it for my mum to give a friend but she said it didn’t really suit the guy, but that’s ok, I have another masculine card to add to my collection. I have used the stamp Set called Moon Lake, this is a beautiful set and to me has so many different uses.


I have stamped on Whisper White in Staz on, then water coloured the image. For this I have just used my Aqua Painter and taken colour from the lids of my ink pads. For the back ground I have used the stamp set called Woodgrain. I have finished it off with some Twine around the image and tied it into a knot. This was a nice easy card to put together and easy to re-create.

I will share one thing I have made for stamp camp, and that is this beautiful flower made using the Bouquet Bigz Die.


I have placed it beside my scissors so you can compare the size. This is huge and takes a whole sheet of DSP. but it was fun to make, and I love the effect it will give as an embellishment on a project.

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  1. 1 claremcilhatton February 15, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    lovely card! can’t wait to see the fab flower at stamp camp next weekend:) also looking for ward to seeing you too lololol

  2. 2 Rachael Lewsley February 15, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Gorgeous work Narelle 🙂

  3. 3 stampinamity February 15, 2015 at 9:30 pm

    That flower is amazing. Just stunning.

  4. 4 thespeckledsparrow February 15, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    Wow that flower is awesome! Have fun at your stamp camp, I am looking forward to seeing those samples soon.

  5. 5 libbydyson February 15, 2015 at 9:33 pm

    Love that card – looking great for masculine cards. Love that flower too. Great porjects and thank you for participating in the ESAD Blog Hop

  6. 7 Kathryn Ruddick February 16, 2015 at 12:06 am

    Love your card, and how cool is that flower??

  7. 8 kellylkent February 16, 2015 at 1:03 am

    So lovely – Moon Lake is definitely a must have. That flower will go down a treat at stamp camp – it must look amazing in real life!

  8. 9 Leonie Schroder February 16, 2015 at 1:26 am

    love the colouring on MoonLake – I love that set and wow that blossom is big!

  9. 10 craftyhelen February 16, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Beautiful Card and flower.
    Thanks for sharing Narelle

  10. 11 Jenny Hayward February 16, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Lovely card Narelle and cute flower. I do love that stamp set and you have coloured it beautifully.

  11. 12 Di Barnes February 17, 2015 at 7:58 pm

    What a fabulous blossom, Narelle. Great masculine card with beautiful colouring too. Thanks for sharing them on the hop.
    Inky wishes, Di

  12. 13 Mel Pagano February 17, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    Gorgeous projects. You have made me want to get my flower die out of its new packet and use it!

  13. 14 Norelle February 17, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    Great card with the Moon Lake stamp set – clever using the wood background. The flower is awesome too!

  14. 15 Monique February 18, 2015 at 12:38 am

    I love the first card with the wood grain panel, really lovely.

  15. 16 Alison Hydes February 18, 2015 at 8:51 am

    Lovely projects. Great ideas

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Hi my name is Narelle Hoggard and I live in Auckland, New Zealand. I am married to a wonderful and very supportive man Nick and together we have two gorgeous children, Caitlyn and Bradley. I love to scrap and make cards, I find it very relaxing at the end of the day to create a page or a card.

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