Poppy Sprite

It’s time for another new challenge at Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. Our theme this fortnight is Metallics. I have used metallic card and glitter card to express this, with the beautiful Poppy Sprite as my focal image. As always you may enter using any image,…

Wonderland Mini Journal

We had an extra release this week at the Vera Lane Studio shop – a set of Wonderland accessories including lots of fun images, quotes and journal card templates. I made a cute little mini journal, perfect for slipping into your bag. The Eat Me…

Animal Stackers!

I have to begin by saying that this design was inspired by my good friend Corrie who posted some hilarious stacked animal cards this week. (You can find her blog here. ) Anyway, I just had to try something similar with this cute set of…

‘Sweet’ Polar Bear

I love this little polar bear stamp, he looks like he’s dreaming of something rather wonderful!! I teamed him with some of the Retro Sweeties stamps for this deliciously simple card! I used my stamping platform to stamp three bears in a row (it make…

Masking Technique for Stamping (and a discount code!)

I have put together this quick video tutorial showing how easy it is to mask stamps off to create a layered effect on your card. As a bonus to all my wonderful followers, you can save 20% at the Skull and Cross Buns shop with…

Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee

I can’t believe November is here already! A new month means a new ATC swap in the VLS Facebook group – this month Corrie is hosting and the theme is Wonderland. There are many Alice in Wonderland sets of digistamps in the shop, or why…

Geometric Christmas Stag

I love how on trend this Geometric Stag stamp is – you can create contemporary Christmas cards so easily with it! Here are two ideas: This first design is so elegant – simple monochrome with gold embossed highlights, just perfect for those who don’t want…

Fa La La La Carollers

This week we have a wonderful festive digi set to showcase – The Carollers. I coloured them with my Polychromos pencils then fussy cut and layered onto embossed backgrounds. (I don’t use embossing folders very often but they are a great timesaver for Christmas cards…

Peace Love Hope

This festive set of stamps is new for Christmas 2017 and is really versatile. I stamped and embossed the baubles and strings in gold, then stamped and embossed the snowflakes inside each bauble with white. This became a resist for my watercolours. I matted the panels…

Christmas Polar Bear Cards and a DT Announcement

Today I am sharing a couple of cards using some stamps from a lovely company based here in the UK. The company is Skull and Cross Buns Stamps, and I have joined their new DT along with some other super talented ladies. SACB stamps have…