Today’s Tip Thursday is a technique called Rock ‘n’ Roll. I’ve already shared a couple of cards using this technique and today there is another. I love this colour combination of Blushing Bride and Sweet Sugarplum. Anyway watch the video and have a play yourself. It seems to take a bit of a wrist action but once perfected is an easy way to make a WOW card. Here’s the inside of the card, which isn’t great as I slipped doing… Read more »

Back with another Halloween Card for Freebie Friday and this time it’s a slider card. Enjoy. Measurements: Basic Gray: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″              5” x 3 3/4″ Silver Foil: 5 1/4″ x 4” Crushed Curry: 2” x 2” Basic Black: 3” x 3 3/4″                    1 1/4″ x 4”                    2” x 2” Smoky Slate: 1 1/4″ x 3” Instructions: Score the Basic Gray card base at 4 1/4″ and fold. Use Memento Tuxedo Black ink to stamp two sets of… Read more »

Today’s Tip Thursday will show you how to make a Gift Card Holder with Belly Band, however it has a little ‘pop-up’ Gift Card Holder apeture inside which leaves you space to stamp and write your greeting. I think it’s quite cute and it’s very easy to make. Watch the video and all the measurements are below to make it easy for you to make. Gift Card Envelope Cherry Cobbler – 7 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ punch and score at… Read more »

Here’s another Halloween Card project for Freebie Friday. I’d love to read your comments about the Halloween theme on Freebie Friday. Measurements: Pumpkin Pie Card Stock:         11” x 4 1/4” Halloween Night Specialty DSP:        4” x 3” Solid Bakers Twine:  20” piece Thick Whisper White Scrap Card Stock Instructions: Cut a piece of Pumpkin Pie cardstock in half so it measures 4 1/4 x 11″ Score the paper in half at 5 1/2″, and fold it in half. Cut a piece… Read more »

Back again with another Freebie Friday and as promised another Halloween Project for you to make. I hope you like this card. Measurements: Whisper White – 4-1/4” x 11” Basic Gray – 5-1/4” x 4” Halloween Night Specialty Paper – 5-1/8” x 3-7/8” Basic Black – 4-1/4” x 2-3/4” Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper – 3” x 3-1/8” Smokey Slate Cardstock – 1-5/8” x 1” Pumpkin Pie Cardstock – scrap piece for words Instructions: Score the Whisper White card base at… Read more »

  OK, today’s tip is on how to make four (4) cards from one piece of Designer Series Paper Stack piece of paper. Now those stacks measure 6″ x 6″ or 15cm x 15cm and I managed to make four cards from one piece. Here’s another card: By just adding different sentiments, background card colours and embellishments you can make them all look different. It’s so easy – watch this quick Video: Here’s one more made using the same piece… Read more »

This week for Freebie Friday we’re doing some Emboss Resist. Measurements: Very Vanilla – 4-1/4” x 11” Very Vanilla – 3-1/8” x 3-1/2” Crushed Curry – 3” x 3” Emerald Envy – 2-3/4” x 2” 5/8” Burlap Ribbon – 2” Metallic Gold Thread – 20”   Instructions: Score the Very Vanilla card base at 5 ½”, fold and ink the large background stamp image from the You’ve Got This set in Crumb Cake. Stamp the image onto scrap paper, huff… Read more »

Welcome back to another ‘Tip Thursday’ and this week I’m showing you how easy it is to get this effect by colouring and stamping your Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.   Click on the card to return to the post on the above card or click here. Card Base – Pool Party 29.6cm x 10.5cm Layer 1 – Garden Green 14.3cm x 10cm Layer 2 – Whisper White 13.8cm x 9.5cm The above card was completed using sponged colour on the Embossing… Read more »

Welcome to another Freebie Friday and this week I bring you something a little different again, a self-closing box. Read on for all the important information: Measurements: Sweet Sugarplum Cardstock: 8-1/2” x 6” plus scrap for tag Whisper White Cardstock: scrap for tag Blooms & Bliss DSP: 2 pieces each 3-3/4” x 3-3/4” and 2 pieces each 3-3/4” x 3/4″ Instructions: With Sweet Sugarplum cardstock, score as follows: Score short edge at 1” and 5” Score long edge at 4”… Read more »

I’ve posted a few of these cards over the last couple of months and have been asked many times how to do it. So today for Tip Thursday I have a Video Tutorial for you. It’s quite easy really, just have a play and see what you can come up with. Card Base is 29.6cm x 10.5cm Layer 1 (Whisper White) is 14.3cm x 10cm Layer 2 (Pear Pizzazz) is 13.8cm x 9.5cm Layer 3 (Water Colour Paper) is 13.3cm… Read more »