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…

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…