Another week gone as February seems to be whooshing by. I hope this post finds you well and in the mood to create. I decided to use the Number of Years Photopolymer Bundle today which comes with the Number of Years Photopolymer Stamp Set and the Large Numbers Framelits Dies, which are fantastic for this type of card. I made 2 similar cards while I was at it. When I have my Big Shot out I like to cut a… Read more »

  I’ve made an Easel Card this week for the Global Design Project #023 | Theme Challenge. It has many elements with dry and wet embossing, stamping off, ink distressing, masking and layering just to name a few. It was fun to make. I had this idea in my head however it hasn’t quite turned out like the picture in my head. It’s close. I have other ideas for this challenge however I’m not sure I’ll get them made this week…. Read more »

Wouldn’t you love this framed art work at your place? Many thanks to my friend Leonie Schroder who showed me how to make this beautiful framed work. It’s made using 2″ or 5cm squares and they’re in a 5″ x 7″ or 13.5cm x 17.5cm shadow box frame. It looks great on my old cedar chest or drawers. Top row showing some of the beautiful Designer Series Paper in the Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack and the bow is… Read more »

Here I am again with a Friday Freebie. I hope you like this card. It’s made with the Balloon Celebration Bundle which consists of the Balloon Celebration Photopolymer Set and the Balloon Bouquet Punch. The stamp set is a 2 step one and photopolymer stamp sets lend themselves nicely to this type of stamping. Here’s the how to: Whisper White as your card base Cut a piece of Whisper White to 14.3cm x 10cm Using Soft Suede ink up your… Read more »

Here’s another in my series of cards using the Balloon Celebration Photopolymer Stamp Set which is in the current Occasions Catalogue. I used the balloon image and 5 different colours to randomly stamp on the card front. I’ve then cut a piece of Rose Red card on which to stamp the sentiment in Versamark and used Silver Emboss Powder and then heat set it. You know how I love to stamp inside the card and you can’t have a naked… Read more »

Each Friday I’m going to try to bring you a free card – how to. I hope you like this one and would love to read your comments. I am just loving this photopolymer stamp set called Balloon Celebrations available from the Occasions Catalogue. I CASED this card from Google Images. Here’s how I made it: Card base is Whisper White Layer is Whisper White cut to 14.3cm x 10cm Place star images onto an acrylic block and stamp in… Read more »

Global Design Project #021 | Colour Challenge Well this is my first foray into the Global Design Project Challenges and I’m hoping to make it a weekly event. It will help me work outside my comfort zone. This colour challenge was set by Brian King and once I looked at the colours I thought, I can do this. So here is my card: I had so much trouble obtaining a good image of this card however after many attempts this… Read more »

Well a new blog make over and a party. I’d love to see your comments about my blog make over and if there’s anything else you think: needs changing needs updating you’d like to see project/video wise It’s not a party without cake is it? This cake is guaranteed not to add any weight or other nasties to your diet but it will make you happy to receive it. This is another card made at our team day last week… Read more »

This is a card is made with the wonderful Party With Cake Bundle available in the Occasions Catalogue. It’s a great bundle with many possibilities for great cards. This is one of them. Whilst at my friend Leonie Schroder’s the other day, she shared some hints and tips for using the Party Pop-Up Thinlit Die which comes with the bundle. I decided to do a quick video to share these hints and tips with you and show you just how… Read more »

I have 2 lovely note cards to share with you today. Both of them Thank You cards using the Grateful Bunch Bundle which consists of the photopolymer stamp set and the matching punch. I’ve written about Gratitude before, however I feel it’s important for us all to be grateful no matter what our circumstances are. There is something in every day which we can be grateful for. Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you… Read more »