Handmade Cards, Smiles in the Mail

Father’s Day Male Themed Handmade Cards

 Hello and welcome!Hello crafty friends, just a quick blog today to showcase five very easy handmade father's day / male themed cards that I made last night.  I decided to just play play play with my cardmaking and these are the finished products. I used Basic Black Cardstock as well as the "A Good Man" Stampset… Continue reading Father’s Day Male Themed Handmade Cards

Annual Catalogue 2019-20, Tuesday's Tips and Tricks Series

#TipsandTricks Episode 12 – Use those part-images from your DSPs to create a floating card

Project TutorialHello and welcome to episode 12 of #TipsandTricks Tuesday! After cutting images from one piece of 12x12 Bird Ballad DSP I was left with the outside part remaining which consisted mainly of part-images.  As this DSP is too beautiful to wast I decided to do a floating style card!Directions and Measurements:The card base measures 6x6"… Continue reading #TipsandTricks Episode 12 – Use those part-images from your DSPs to create a floating card

New Product Preview :), Project #MakeItMonday

#MakeitMonday Episode 15 – Mini Exploding Card Bird Ballad Box

Mini Exploding Bird Ballad Box CardHello and welcome to Episode 15 of my #MakeitMonday Series.  I just had to make another cute gift box with the Bird Ballad Suite!  This time, however, I've made a mini exploding box.I went for the gorgeous Daffodil Delight cardstock and co-ordinating ink.  This is one of the featured colours… Continue reading #MakeitMonday Episode 15 – Mini Exploding Card Bird Ballad Box

Annual Catalogue 2019-20, Tutorial

Male Card Inspiration – Project Tutorial Sail Away

Well would you look at this handsome male themed card! I am so chuffed I managed this with no planning or practising! Go Me! And you can make this too. This is a z-fold card project. The main products used in this card is the Come Sail Away Suite which is just stunning.  The co-ordinating… Continue reading Male Card Inspiration – Project Tutorial Sail Away

#SimpleStamping, Uncategorized

#SimpleStamping Episode 12 – Step up your simple stamping technique

Welcome back to another episode of #SimpleStamping.  In this episode I show you how to up your simple stamping for an extra oomph in your projects - still easy, still simple! I promise. DirectionsIn this project I have used both Mango Melody and Lovely Lipstick as my card bases as well as various colours of my… Continue reading #SimpleStamping Episode 12 – Step up your simple stamping technique

Weekly Card Sketch Challenges - Crafty Stamping Club (FB Group)

Week 1 Card Sketch Challenge Entries (Crafty Stamping Club FB Group)

Hello everyone,Well, that is our first Weekly Sketch Challenge for period 1st to 7th June complete and I am so happy to those who took part - it really is amazing how everyone creativity based on the same layout is different -I absolutely love seeing your crafty creations!So this was the sketch:  A seemingly simple… Continue reading Week 1 Card Sketch Challenge Entries (Crafty Stamping Club FB Group)

Annual Catalogue 2019-20, Die-cutting, Tutorial

Use the Scan n Cut to make this elegant Bird Ballad Handmade Card

Wow - this is such a beautiful card!Project TutorialHello and welcome to another project make this time incorporating the use of my Scan N Cut Machine to fussy cut some gorgeous DSP images.This card was based on a Pool Party Card Base with a Whisper White Top Layer.I used a separate piece of the DSP… Continue reading Use the Scan n Cut to make this elegant Bird Ballad Handmade Card