A Very Vintage Christmas

It’s been a while since I made any ‘vintagey’ style cards but the sketch on Cardabilities challenge inspired me to make this: I used these lovely papers from Kaisercraft and teamed them with kraft card for a vintage feel. the ivy spray and snowflakes are Die’Sire…

Simple Yet Elegant Christmas Cards Part 4

What do you get when you add a die, a punch, some string, stickers and a couple of pieces of card? The answer, of course, is this beautifully simple yet elegant Christmas card. The flourish is cut with a Cheery Lynn die, the baubles are…

Pretty Poinsettias

This cheery card features a Woodware acrylic stamp with a Christmas greeting and bunch of festive poinsettias. I stamped the image several times so that I could decoupage the flowers, and coloured them with Promarkers. I then cut the layers and used foam tape to…

One Little Indian

This cute card is perfect for a little boy’s birthday. I coloured this lovely stamp with my Promarkers before die cutting it with a Nellie’s Frame die. I then added a bit of Distress Ink around the edge to add definition. I used a selection…

Happy Blooming Christmas!

Today’s post is short and sweet – a simple card featuring one of my childhood favourite characters, Raymond Briggs’ lovable Father Christmas: This stamp is from Crafter’s Companion (part of a set containing several different images), and is coloured with Spectrum Noir pens. It is…

What Good Are Ruby Slippers?

This simple card combines two current trends – Steampunk and the Wizard of Oz. The stamp is another one of Stampendous’s great designs. I stamped it three times with black Memento ink so that I could decoupage the image. I coloured it with my Spectrum…

Marianne Angel Card

I love the combination of blues and neutral shades in this card. I used Papermania kraft card, three shades of blue 12×12 Kaisercard, some Dovecraft glittered star printed paper and some foreign language book pages. The challenge at Marianne’s Design Divas is to use ribbon…

Daisy, Daisy….

This card was inspired by the picture provided for Jill’s Challenge on the DoCrafts forum. I created the border by cutting squares of different coloured card, taping them to a backing piece of orange card, then embossing them with my Crafter’s Companion Floral Stitch embossing…

Maybe Christmas Doesn’t Come From A Store…..

I really thought that I was done with making Christmas cards this year but I hadn’t tried these busy little elves from Stampendous yet, and when I saw that Handmade Harbour’s Challenge this week was all about ‘Winter Fun’  and Lexi’s Creations theme was Christmas, I just…

Say It With Chocolate!

Sometimes you might want to send something more than a card, but without sending a separate present. This gift card would be perfect for any chocolate lovers out there. From the outside it looks like a pretty Christmas card: I used some gorgeous Kaisercraft Christmas…