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Onions and Paper · 2d ago

A Mothers' Day Tea

I've seen lots of suggestions and recipes for Mothers' Day breakfasts and lunches, but the day doesn't end at lunchtime? How about treating your Mum to a lovely afternoon tea, especially if ...
Onions and Paper · 2d ago

The saga of the Christmas Tree that didn't want to happen.

The basic idea this card is based on doesn't actually appear anywhere on this card. At the Make It show, I saw somebody die cutting shapes from Stick It double sided adhesive, peeling off on...
Onions and Paper · 3d ago

A Three-Pipe Problem

I couldn't resist these lovely wooden Sherlock Holmes themed buttons when I saw them at the Make It Show, and the current challenge at The Male Room, which is Wood, was the perfect opportuni...
Onions and Paper · 3d ago

Big and Bold and Clean and Simple

I recently got some lovely new big, bold sentiment stamps from the latest dovecraft range. Although they are big, they are perfect for CAS cards as they make such a bold statement that littl...
Onions and Paper · 3d ago

Trees at Cardz 4 Guyz

It's new challenge day at Cardz 4 Guyz, and this week our theme is TREES. I masked the edges of the card, leaving space to stamp the sentiment, then made a "sun" from a die cut circle and us...
Onions and Paper · 5d ago

Quirky Challenge mid-month inspiration

Our mid-month challenge reminder has just gone live at Quirky Crafts Challenge and this is my mid-month inspiration card. The photo is of a cat called Charlie who owned us for many years, he...
Onions and Paper · 6d ago

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers #80 - Q is for Queen

I'm not here! It's Mark's birthday and we're out celebrating - but by the magic of technology I bring you my post for today's new challenge at The Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers, our 80th cha...
Onions and Paper · 1w ago

Apple blossom time

It's almost time for the crab apple blossom on the tree outside our house to burst into flower. It's a beautiful deep pink flower that looks lovely on the tree, but as we often get a lot of ...
Onions and Paper · 1w ago

Purple sprouting broccoli with polenta

This dish was inspired by  recipe in the current issue of Waitrose Food magazine - the recipe was for fried polenta topped with a fresh tomato sauce and sliced black olives.  I didn't follow...
Onions and Paper · 1W ago

The Blue Cat

Back in my student days in the 1970s, a children's film hit the cinemas that was a bit of a cult hit among students. It was called "Dougall and the Blue Cat" and was a feature length version...