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 you do!


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...


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

Friday, 3 June 2016

Birthday Wishes

Love these Phil Martin sentiment stamps...they make such a lovely border to a card.


Stamp: Creative Expressions Sentimentally Yours Stamps by Phil Martin - Scribbled Sentiments
Dies: Memory Box - Memory Box - Darla Butterfly, Memory Box - Isabella Butterfly, Creative Expressions New York Collection - Union Square, Creative Expressions - Noble Ornate Pierced Squares
Papers: First Edition - Bella Rose