Just popping in to share a recent purchase that might be useful for others, especially U.K. crafters. I'd been searching for a fine tip nossle for my ranger multi medium matte glue, specifically the one recommended by Jennifer McGuire. Unfortunately, the one she uses isn't readily available in the U.K. I discovered the Woodware Ultra… Continue reading Fine Tips for Glue
I have a birthday card to share today, featuring the fabulous C&9th Happy Balloons stamp set and dies.I started by die cutting a rounded rectangle frame. On the rectangle, I added die cut stitching details and then blended on some pinks inks for an ombré look. I adhered the frame and rectangle on a card… Continue reading Happy Balloons
I thought it would be fun to make a treasure map card, that opens out to reveal the treasure inside. I began with a piece of white card, measuring 8 1/2 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches tall. I then scored two vertical lines at 2 1/8 in on both sides of the width of… Continue reading Treasure Map Fold Out Card
We have a fun colour challenge over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog this month.For my DT inspiration card, I chose the 3rd colour scheme, as I just love the vibrant colour combination.I die cut the MFT Celebrate die from white card. Using two colours of zig clean colour real brush pens, I added some… Continue reading Seven Hills Crafts August 2017 Challenge
Today I'm sharing a get well card that I made recently. It's been a while since I've done any colouring with my faber castell polychromos pencils and I wanted to see how they looked on kraft cardstock.I stamped, in versamark ink, the cherry blossom branch and flowers by The Ton Stamps. This gave me a… Continue reading Cherry Blossoms and Colouring on Kraft
Aren't these cats the cutest! When I get a new stamp set, I usually stamp and colour lots of the images so I have some ready when I want to make a card with them. I used copic markers to colour the cats like my own, and chose three for this card. I die cut… Continue reading Meow You Doin’?
Today I'm sharing the pop-up box card I've made for my niece's 4th birthday. I was inspired by one of her favourite Disney princesses, Sleeping Beauty. I first stamped, coloured and cut out lots of images from the Lawn Fawn Fairy Friends stamp set. As Lawn Fawn don't have a fairytale set (hint hint, Lawn… Continue reading Sleeping Beauty Box Pop-Up Card
I'm sure I'm not the only one that finds masculine cards tricky to make. I try to keep things as clean and simple as possible, and that usually works well for me. I'm really loving typographic cards at the moment, with text as the main focal point. For these cards, I used the MFT label… Continue reading Ombré Label Sentiments
Jelly Beans are just perfect for a celebration card. They look like they are jumping for joy!I used the Lawn Fawn How You Bean shaker companion die set to make this a shaker card. I stamped and coloured lots of jelly beans, then stamped the wonderfully fun faces on them to give them all characters.… Continue reading Yippee for Jelly Beans!
I wanted to create a layered card but keep the dimension to a minimum, so it's easy to mail. I've used circles to create scenes within layers. This is a small card, so I only have 3 layers (two plus the card base). The bigger the card, the more layers you can use, but obviously… Continue reading Duh-Nuh Circle Scene Card