Thursday, 16 June 2011

Funny Fold Card!

It's a bit of a 'twist' on the Easel Card!

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Teeny Tiny Sentiments, Nature Walk
Card: Basic Gray, So Saffron, Botanical Gazette DSP
Basic Gray, So Saffron
Accessories : Word Window and Classic Label Punch

A New Baby!

Friends of mine had their baby yesterday after a very difficult and scary start to the pregnancy. So little Lucy has been welcomed to the world and I am so excited for them. My baby days are long over and I feel a sense of sadness at that. My boys' father was not there when they were born and I feel a little cheated that I was not able to have that special moment and that it is passed and never to be repeated, ah well, life has too much future to have too many regrets!

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Teeny Tiny Sentiments, Wash Day Jumbo Wheel (retired!)
Card: Pear Pizzaz, Melon Mambo, Basic Black,
Pear Pizzaz, Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Daffodil Delight, Bashful Blue
Accessories : Bigshot, Swirly embossing folder (non SU!), Brads, Gingham Ribbon, watercolour paper,

Friday, 10 June 2011

Mini Stationery Box

This is my new project! A mini Stationery Book, it's so cute, is it too big headed to say I really love this, living in a household of just boys I love that it is very girly!

When you first open it there is a little area to write a message if this is a gift to someone and a flap to pull it open further.

When fully open there are three sections, each section holds two little note cards and their envelopes.

I designed three cards and made two of each design to put inside the book/box!

So there it is, a turoial will be available very soon!

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Bits & Pieces...

I have been dabbling a little here and there with crafting this last week or so, much of it is CASED, but some is my own. here is a sample of what I have been doing. The photos are pretty shocking with regards to how the colours came out, sorry about that!!!

This first one is just so easy, I used Confetti White card as the main card, it is slightly thicker than the Whisper White and has some texture and used the die, Beautiful Butterflies to cut out some butterflies and then embossed them with an embossing folder in the Bigshot.

The big shot seems a large outlay initially but it is so easy to use and so versatile it pays for itself quickly!

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Short & Sweet
Card: Confetti White, Pretty in Pink
Pretty in Pink
Accessories : Bigshot, Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die, Word Window & Modern Label punches, Basic Pearls

These next two cards were CASED from Jo at Mainly Flowers, she has such a lovely style, her flower cards are without question the best ever!!! She hasn't posted for a while so I hope all is OK with ehr!

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Lovely as a Tree
Card: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Inks: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive

Accessories : Thread, Silver Brads

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Vintage Vogue, Sincere Salutations
Card: Whisper White, Soft Suede
Inks: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake

Accessories : Basic Pearls, Mat pack, Paper Piercer, Grosgrain

This next card is similar to one I did a few years back which was on my display board, but stupidly I left it in the hall downstairs and the dogs got it and chewed it up - darn

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Priceless
Card: Real Red, Crumb Cake, Basic Black
Real Red, Crumb Cake
Accessories : Large Eyelets, gingham Ribbon (retired), Scallop Trim Border

These next three cards were just in my 'have a try' folder on the computer, when I see something I like or inspires me I save it for when I have that elusive 'time' or if I purchase the stamp set. I am not sure who created these initially but they are so bright and fun I love them and wish I had designed them myself!!!

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Funky Four, Just Beautiful
Card: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Old Olive, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise, Play Date DSP
Inks: So Saffron, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Tempting Turquoise, Crumb Cake Markers

Accessories : Tasteful Trim Bigz XL die

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Funky Four, Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Card: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Real Red, Old Olive, So Saffron, Tempting Turquoise, Bashful Blue, Play Date DSP
Inks: Old Olive, Chocolate Chip

Accessories : Grosgrain, modern label & word Window Punches, 1 1/4" & 1 3/8" square punch, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch pack

Card Recipe...

Stamps: Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Card: Old Olive, Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Ridinghood Red
Chocolate Chip, Crumb Cake Marker
Accessories : Basic pearls, Little leaves Sizzlet, Two Step owl punch, Eyelet Border Punch, Decorative Label Punch, Large Oval Punch, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch pack, Scallop Circle Die