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…

Dinosaur Gang

I have made another card with the cool Dinosaur Gang set of stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. I cut four small squares and added a feature image to each before layering the foliage around the edges. I matted onto black card and added the…

Rawr!

I love this fun set of Dinosaur stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. Great for children’s birthday cards! I used Distress Oxide inks to stamp the background designs and then stamped T-Rex and the speech bubble on a scrap of card with Memento ink before…

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,…

Happy Happy Birthday!!

Sometimes a quick card is all that’s needed to convey a special message. This fun set of numbers and ‘Happy Birthday’ sentiment is a must have for creating fun cards in a hurry. I used Promarkers and a white gel pen to create this fun…

‘Love You’ Birthday Card

I always struggle with men’s birthday cards – I find the ‘typical’ subject matter boring…. sports, transport, vintage, etc It’s not very inspiring and it’s not really ‘me’!! So, that’s why I made a card with a pink-haired girl on it for my partner’s birthday…

Sweet Dixie Moon Card

I have been playing with another of the beautiful Sweet Dixie dies this week. Here is the delightful Moon: I cut it from two shades of blue and added the paler blue stars as a contrast to the deeper blue. Some simple matting and layering keeps…

Castle In The Clouds

This card was created using the beautiful Sweet Dixie Fairytale Castle die from Personal Impressions. I cut the castle out three times from some silver glitter card, so I could layer it up with 3d foam pads. The sentiment is from Sweet Dixie’s An Extra Special Wish…