Friday, 2 December 2016

Frosty Gate

Love these Heartfelt Creations stamps and die sets but note to self, must allow more time for embellishments...this card had to go in the envelope before the glue was dry!




...and of course, a winter scene wouldn't be complete without Mr Frosty...



Card Recipe:

Stamps: Heartfelt Creations - Festive Gate, Celebrate the Season, Ornate Sleigh, Snow Kissed Spruce; Wee Stamps - Mr Frosty

Papers:  Heartfelt Creations - Celebrate the Season
 
Card:  Neenah Classic Crest Colouring Card

Ink: Tsukeniko Memento 'Tuxedo Black', 'Teal Zeal'
 
Dies: Heartfelt Creations - Festive Gate, Celebrate the Season, Ornate Sleigh, Frolicking Frosty and Spruce.

Friday, 30 September 2016

Gifts of Happiness


A bright and cheerful side-stepper card using Spellbinders Gifts of Happiness die set.





A view from the side






Card Recipe:

Stamps: Wild Rose Studio - Bella Carrying a Pile of Presents

Papers:  Bo Bunny - Surprise Collection
 
Card:  Neenah Classic Crest Colouring Card
Ink: Tsukeniko Memento 'Tuxedo Black'
 
Dies: Whimsy - Cherry Cupcake Tag, Memory Box - Typewriter Numbers; Garden Pots; Memory Box Poppystamps - Simple Banner; Spellbinders - Gifts of Happiness; Impression Obsession - Grass Border

Sunday, 7 August 2016

The Graduate

Life should be full of celebrations!

I couldn't resist this super cute hedgehog stamp!



The mortar board and scroll were paper pieced, mounted onto foam pads and edged with a Tsukeniko Memento black marker pen - hard to tell in the photos!





Card Recipe:

Stamps: Penny Black 'A Scholar'

Papers:  Wild Rose Studio - Bella's Birthday

Card:  Neenah Classic Crest Colouring Card

Ink: Tsukeniko Memento 'Tuxedo Black'
Dies: Memory Box - Summer Kites; Memory Box - Marshmallow Clouds

Monday, 1 August 2016

Oak Tree Girl

It's been a while since I coloured an image and this one was an absolute delight!









Card Recipe:

Stamps: Whimsy Wee Stamps ‘Oak Tree Girl’

Papers:  Dovecraft Floral Muse
Card:  Neenah Classic Crest Colouring Card
Ink: Tsukeniko Memento 'Tuxedo Black'
Dies: Memory Box - Lavish Branch; Spellbinders Blooms One; Memory Box - Pippi Butterfly; Memory Box - Marshmallow Clouds.
 

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Fairy Belle

A pop-up card using Spellbinders Happy Days die set to celebrate an 87th Birthday! I decided to keep the design very simple and let the dies do all the work!







Card Recipe:
Papers: Prima Fairy Belle
Dies: Spellbinders Happy Days; Spellbinders - Font One Lower Case, Spellbinders - Font One Upper Case, Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Austrian Collection Die - Vienna

Friday, 17 June 2016

To stitch or not to stitch?

Despite being the second time that I have used this fish tail die set, I discovered that I had not bought the stitched version as intended! So being a crafty crafter, I've improvised with a gel pen...as you do!


Recipe:

Stamp: Wild Rose Studio - Nativity Play,
Dies: MFT Dienamics - Jumbo Fishtail Banner Stax,
Punch: Martha Stewart - Aspen Snowflake

Friday, 10 June 2016

Happy Anniversary


Love the versatility of these First Edition papers...


Recipe:

Dies: Creative Expressions - Noble Ornate Pierced Squares, Spellbinders - Stately Circles, Creative Expressions - 3D Itty Bitty Bow
Papers: First Edition - Bella Rose