Ten Days To Go….

I can’t wait to post pictures of the gifts I’ve made for my crafty friends this year. Everything has been photographed before I wrapped them up ready to deliver later this week. In the meantime I have a couple of cards to make for some…

Another Washi Tape Card

Another quick and easy Christmas card using washi tape, a die-cut snowflake and some adhesive gems. Square gems add a stylish edge to the washi tape areas, and tiny gems sparkle on the snowflake. The tape is laid at right angles leaving a small gap…

Ice Skating Daisy Card

I’ve always loved the Don and Daisy range of stamps from Marianne Designs, and this one featuring Daisy skating is one of my favourites. I used my Spectrum Noir pens to colour her in, using shades of Hyacinth blue and Ice blue to co-ordinate with…

Christmas Snowflake Tag

After my success in getting picked for the Top Three in both the Spectrum Noir and Crafter’s Companion challenges last month, this is my entry for CC’s December challenge – ‘Ribbon, Thread or Twine’: I cut the tag shape from heavyweight burgundy card and covered…

Click Your Heels!!!

My Ruby Slippers card was a big hit the other week, so I chose another stamp in the range to make this project: This Stampendous stamp features a fantastic steampunk boot. I stamped it twice (so I could layer it up) and coloured it with…

Mmm….Cupcakes

The December Challenge at Spectrum Noir is all about ‘Food’…..and what better food is there than cupcakes? This card features the gorgeous ‘Cinnamon Sugar’ stamp by Elisabeth Bell for Whimsy Stamps. I used the following pens to colour her: Skin: FS3, TN3 Hair: OR1, TN6,…

World Traveller Card

This card features a Papermania Urban Stamp with a map print. It is coloured with Spectrum Noir pens: CR10, LG5, GB6, BT6, BG1, BG2, BT2 I trimmed it and matted it onto black card, then stamped the Tim Holtz words and matted them onto black…

Cat Lover’s Card

This week’s challenge at Handmade Harbour is all about ‘Fur or Feathers’. This gave me an opportunity to try out one of their very own digi-stamps. I love this cat – he is so cute! I decided to make an easel card because cat is…

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…