Window to the Heart

    Hi there,   I’d like to share this project with you today – it’s one of those cards that came to me in a vision – I knew exactly what I wanted to create in terms of colour and layout and felt incredibly satisfied when it looked exactly as I had envisioned it!Continue reading “Window to the Heart”

Burlap Happiness

    The Occasions catty featured this absolutely divine Burlap “Ribbon” (more like a tape really) and I love the effect when you mix natural with colour like the Coastal Cabana DSP in this card.  My DSP is from the Fresh Prints Paper Pack.  See my Gold Baker’s Twine on the top right of myContinue reading “Burlap Happiness”

A Sporty Thank You

Hi there, I’m back after a fairly long hiatus with something a little Sporty for you and very different to the Christmas cards from my previous few posts! I made 5 of these cards for the coaching team for Laurenz’s State Championship Teeball Team – I printed their names and then stamped the rest.  ThisContinue reading “A Sporty Thank You”

Clear Cards for Christmas – Stamping on Acetate

I have been wanting to try clear (acetate)  cards for such a long time, and when I was recently asked to design a few “Speciality Christmas Cards” I thought this was the perfect opportunity! My first purchase was of course Stazon Ink in Cotton White, out came my acetate sheets and away I went.  IContinue reading “Clear Cards for Christmas – Stamping on Acetate”

Embellish your Christmas

Hi there, With my project today I set out to create a specialty Christmas card – with lovely layers of embellishments to highlight some of my favourite products from the Current Seasonal Catalogue: the Festive Flurry Stamp Set and Framelits, and the gorgeous Frosted Finishes embellishments. I started with a card base of Bermuda Bay,Continue reading “Embellish your Christmas”

Shimmery Dasher in Coastal Cabana

Something soft and pretty for your Christmas Crafting today…My card base is Coastal Cabana, with a Silver Metallic Mat, and for my angular piece, I’ve taken one of the designs from the Winter Frost DSP 12 x 12 Pack, and after cutting it to a  full sized mat, I’ve slid it into my trimmer onContinue reading “Shimmery Dasher in Coastal Cabana”

Tradition Meets Modern Christmas

I love the traditional feel of this image from Stampin’ Up!’s Welcome Christmas.  I’ve embossed it with Early Espresso embossing powder and cut it out with the Circle Framelit.  I ran Tom bow glue around the edges and sprinkled Champagne Glitter Glass before setting aside to dry.  I am really into contrasts on cards at theContinue reading “Tradition Meets Modern Christmas”

Gold Bauble Christmas

Today’s Christmas Design features a Gold and Red flock bauble, cut using two differently sized circle framelits, with the bauble top punched from the retired tab punch and Champagne Shimmer paper. I love this spotted DSP from the Seasons of Style DSP 12 x 12 pack – and teamed with Real Red, it really pops!Continue reading “Gold Bauble Christmas”

Christmas Star and Dry and Heat Embossing

Hi Girls, Have you ever combined dry and heat embossing on one of your cards? Both techniques give quite a different effect and when the same colour is used, it can be very dramatic.  In this case I have dry embossed gold cardstock for my background and heat embossed gold embossing powder using a singleContinue reading “Christmas Star and Dry and Heat Embossing”

A Pinterest Favourite – Festive Flurry Cut-Out

      Here is my take on another card design doing the rounds on pinterest – I love the very simple design of this card and have CASED the idea of the banner slipped inside the cut out festive flurry snowflake.  if you were reproducing this card in multiples, you could even drop theContinue reading “A Pinterest Favourite – Festive Flurry Cut-Out”