I usually send a couple of Easter cards, so wanted an easy design that I could make two of for this year. I decided on a banner surrounded by spring flowers. I stamped two banners from the Lawn Fawn Bannertastic stamp set. I don't have any Easter sentiments, so I used the C&9th Perfectly Penned… Continue reading Easter Flowers and Banner
2016 ended on a high, when my brother and his wife had a beautiful baby girl. As I knew they were having a girl, I had time to prepare a card in advance. I was also able to personalise it with the name they had chosen for her. I started by stamping two large elephants… Continue reading Baby Elephants
Today I have a selection of Christmas tags to share, using the Concord & 9th O Christmas tree stamp set. Head over to the Seven Hills Crafts blog to see how I made them.
The challenge this month on the Seven Hills Crafts blog is to create something inspired by a Christmas song, carol, or film. My inspiration card is based on the sentiment, 'It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas'. This song is featured in 'Home Alone', one of my favourite Christmas films. Every time I see… Continue reading November Challenge
I recently got the Starry Circle and the Roses in Bloom die-namics from MFT Stamps November release. Having just watched Disney Beauty and the Beast with my nieces, I just couldn't resist making this card inspired by the film! I started by inking a piece of white card with distress inks in blues and purples.… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast
This year I'm making my own Christmas cards, so decided I also wanted to make special Christmas cards for my nieces and nephew. The Clearly Besotted Once Upon a Time stamp set has fun fairytale characters and sentiments. I thought the Red Riding Hood character would look great in a winter forest scene. For the… Continue reading Little Red Riding Hood at Christmas
I had an idea for a simple Easter card, with a white cross on a hill and a sunset sky behind. It was surprisingly quick to make. On an A6 card base, I blended distress inks in barn door, spiced marmalade and squeezed lemonade on the lower portion of the card. I left most of… Continue reading Easter Card