Glittered Baubles ATCs

As we approach Christmas, we have less free time for crafting, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t still make a few quick and easy projects. These sparkly ATCs are a great little addition to seasonal happy mail, or can easily become card toppers or…

Christmas Layers

Happy December 1st!!! Can you guess what the new challenge will be this month at Country View Challenges??? Yep – you guessed it…..It’s Christmas!!!!! You can join in the fun here. I have made a scrap-busting layered card using vintage ephemera and washi tape: I…

Leaf Print Card

Continuing with our wonderful Plantastic! challenge theme at Country View Challenges, I have made a pretty greeting card using a leaf print gel print. These are so much fun to make – I made a video a while back detailing the process: The prints are…

Plant-tastic! with Country View Crafts

Where did September go?? Here we are in October, autumn is in full swing and before you know it that jolly fat man in a red suit will be flying across the moonlit sky!! But for now, let’s enjoy the new challenge at Country View…

Watercolour Card – Art Foamies by Julia Woning

Today I am sharing a bright and fun card using some more of Julia Woning’s art foamie stamps from Pronty Crafts. I used washi tape to mask off my background and paint stripes using black gesso. I then stamped the flowers and leaves onto another…

Planes, Trains and Automobiles at Country View Challenges

The year is flying by and it’s September already. There’s a new challenge starting today at Country View Challenges and the theme is ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles‘, I have a vintage style card to share using some lovely stamps from IndigoBlu and Stampers Anonymous: I…

All Squared Up

This new stencil from Skull and Cross Buns is really fun to use. Geometric shapes are always a versatile addition to your stash. I created two cards with it today using elements from various stamp sets (Retro Sweeties, Dinosaur Gang, Lightbox Love). Decreasing Squares Stencil…

In The Summer Garden – Gelli Print Card

It’s the start of a new month and time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme for July is In The Summer Garden and I have a pretty gelli printed card to share with you. I videoed the process so please click…

The Artist Card

I’m on the Artful Days blog again this evening with a colourful card using one of the new stamp sets. Here’s a little sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days…

Colourful Cards

I have a couple of colourful cards to share today using stamps, stencils and embellishments from Skull and Cross Buns stamps. First is a pretty card covered in delicate foliage sprays: I used the foliage stencil with some Distress Inks first, then layered the stamps…