Handmade Cards

Big, Bold, and Gold Happy Birthday

I'm sharing another typographic card today, featuring the Concord & 9th Double Cut Alphabet die set. I went for a striking colour combination of black and white with gold for this card, and ended up making several of them. I die cut the letters for 'happy birthday' from the MFT Black and White basics paper… Continue reading Big, Bold, and Gold Happy Birthday

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Autumn Leaves

There's a definite feeling of autumn in the air. I love the changing seasons and I'm ready for snuggly jumpers and winter boots now! I'm bringing that autumn feel to the blog today, with a card perfect for those fall birthdays. On a piece of card, I blended on inks in autumnal colours. I then… Continue reading Autumn Leaves

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Four Seasons On One Card

I love to see all the beautiful blossom on the trees in spring. The changing seasons each have their own beauty, and that inspired my card today. I hope you'll join me on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today to see how I made this card. I'm entering this card into the following competition: casology… Continue reading Four Seasons On One Card

Handmade Cards

Always Cherry Blossoms

I've been admiring for a while on Instagram the lovely stamps from a brand called The Ton Stamps. Here is a card I made with The Ton Stamps Always Cherry Blossoms stamp set: I stamped and heat embossed the large stamp with gold embossing powder, onto watercolour card. I used my zig clean colour real… Continue reading Always Cherry Blossoms

Handmade Cards

Musical Geometric Card

Today I'm sharing a musical geometric patterned card I made for my brother. I ran some dark grey card through my die cut machine with the Lil'Inker Designs Woodgrain cover die. I blended distress ink in green and yellow onto white card, then used the Lil'Inker Designs Quilted Stitch cover die to add detail. I… Continue reading Musical Geometric Card

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Lil’Inker Dual Stitched Triangles

When I saw the Lil'Inker Dual Stitched Triangles dies, I thought they would be great for creating lots of different cards. I think geometric designs really lend themselves well to masculine cards. The card I'm sharing today was quick and simple to make. I started by drawing a faint line in pencil across a piece… Continue reading Lil’Inker Dual Stitched Triangles

CAS, Guest Designer, Handmade Cards

Guest Designer at Addicted to CAS! 

I'm thrilled to be this week's guest designer at Addicted to CAS! This week's competition code word is 'FLY'. So many possibilities with this word! Here's what I came up with, I hope you like it: I started this card by stamping on white card an image from the MFT Distressed Patterns stamp set several… Continue reading Guest Designer at Addicted to CAS!