Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Kaaren from FatCats Card Corner sent me this lovely Daisy bunch die by Die-namites and I just love it.
Here are two cards I have made using it.
I cut out the die with green thin card first then cut another lot out of white, then using my scissors I cut the daisy's from the white gave them a bit of shaping and glued them over the top of the green die cuts which I had also given a bit of shaping.
The little white buds looked a bit odd just stuck on so I took a green copic marker and coloured the parts where they join the stem.
The other die I used for this card is the Marianne Craftable Rectangle Passe-partout Sie CR1242
The other die I have used for this card is the Marianne Creatable Vintage Frame LR0272.
I cut the centre piece in half for the border.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
I've been having some fun creating my card backgrounds using templates, stamps, and stencils and really loving the effect.
For this one I used the Crafters Workshop Cherry Blossom 6 x 6 Template and some gold ink.
The dies are Marianne Creatables Birdcage LR0147
The birds are Marianne Collectibles three birds COL1211
For the next one I used two different stamps to create the background the dress form is from the Ginak Design Springtime Silhouettes stamp set and the xoxo is from Whimsy Stamps Mini Love Tickets.
All the dies I used are available at FATCATS Card Corner
The flowers were made with the Die-namics Royal Rose Die no longer available at FATCATS
And the stamp I used is also from Marianne Design and is the Sweethearts set of 2 Nostalgic cling stamp set.
Best Wishes is a Elizabeth Craft Wording Die
This one that I made for one of my Brothers in law was also a Crafters Workshop 6 x 6 Template.
The tree is Memory Box Grand Oak Tree
The frog was a colouring page I downloaded from the Internet and coloured with copics.
My background is a Fiskars Texture Plate that I simply inked up with a Distress ink pad and pressed to the card stock, (just like stamping).
A few crookedly placed eyelets on a bit of hessian with ribbon threaded through.
This last one is an EZ Cut embossing plae which I used as a stencil with Seedless preserves Distress ink and a sponge dauber.
The center is a button with the shank cut of.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog
Friday, May 31, 2013
Saturday, May 25, 2013
A simple little card today with a handmade background.
I used the stencil from the Nellie Snellen's Pontura products, and some Aleens Glitter Snow, unfortunately you cant see the texture or supple glitter that the background has in the photograph but it's there and I'm very pleased with the result .
The vase is Spellbinders Filigree vase and the flowers made with Die-namics Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose.
Best Wishes is an Elizabeth Craft Design Die.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
I made this card following a card map/sketch, which is such a good idea when you get stuck on how to set out your card once you've coloured an image or made some flowers.
The card map I used is this one
from Becky Fleck at http://www.pagemaps.com/
I made the flowers with the Die-namics Royal Rose Die, leaves are a Marianne Creatable Die.
The heart I made by cutting the hearts with the Spellbinders heart die and folded them in half and then glued one side together.
The very talented Jennifer McGuire has a tutorial here using an apple die.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Hello to all my Dear Blog Followers:
I am so very sorry if you have been trying to leave a comment on one of my posts and haven't been able to unless you signed up to Google Plus, I have been trying to fix the problem and think I have finally been able to.
The problem was I removed my Google Plus account but didn't disable Google Plus comments before doing so and couldn't do it after, so I had to sign up to Google Plus again, wait until this morning so I could disable Google Plus comments and now I'll have to remove my Google Plus account again and hopefully there will be no more problems leaving a comment.