Thursday, January 16, 2020

A card for Mum.

Hello there,

Today I'd like to share with you all a card I made for my lovely Mum this last Christmas. I had been wanting to use up lots of papers and images I've had stashed away for some time.
This card uses up papers which came in a magazine and pre-coloured images I bought in a pack a couple of years ago.

I started by cutting out a card blank using a Doobadoo shape and added another layer both having papers added. Then I fussy cut the image out and added that to another layer using foam pads. I added sparkle to the snow balls and the birds branch.

Then I made a selection of flowers using Foamiran and added them along with leaves, tiny pine cones, berries and tiny pompoms. I tucked behind the layer a star by Magnolia from the same paper as behind the image.
I added a sentiment to both top and bottom and then made a stand for it and we were done.

Thanks for stopping by today, if you like what you see please leave a comment.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Dearest Friend

Hello again,

Today I'd like to share this birthday card which is for an order. The lady is a lover of pink, music and flowers.

I have recently been following Karolina Czolba and she shared a card on YouTube recently which I thought I'd give a try at and this is what I came up with.
Here is another look but this one shows side on

and this one shows from above

I have used papers by Maja-Designs and Mintay all available from other bits are from my stash. I also made flowers using Foamiran  in 2 sizes. The design by Karolina called for a stencil to be used with paste on the bottom left corner.
I was happy with the result and will share it on her Facebook page soon.  Thanks for stopping by and hopefully you will be able to leave a word or two.


Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A Golden Card


Today I'd like to share with you a delicious card I have made for an order. It is to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of a lovely couple.
I have used a die I received for Christmas this past year. Along with a wonderful card layout I spotted by my friend Lou Sims . It was this card that made me get the die.
The only trouble was trying to get a good photo of it!!

The die is called  Tulip-terrace-layering-floral-frame by Tonic and also the Celebrate die is too. The stamp is by polkadoodles called every-wish-in-the-world I have just used  the sentiment which I have embossed.
I added cheesecloth, ribbon and tule under the pearl. I also added a triple headed hat pin. I have used gold mirri card not only under the main die but also to make flourishes, little hearts and leaves too.

This card is a 7x7 but around the edges there was too much empty space so I added a tiny flower which I stamped in gold. You can see it here added to the sentiment.

Here is another view of the card.  Thanks for stopping by today and I hope you like what you see? If so maybe you could leave a word or two.
I'd like to share this card in the following challenges


Sunday, January 12, 2020

A Perfect Christmas!

Today I’d love to share with you 2 almost identical cards I have made for my sisters and their families.
I’m so happy with the way they have come out. I pinned the card idea a few years back but have never had a big enough flower or star die for that matter to make them till now.

 Both cards are 8x5 in cream card stock and the papers used are from Pion Designs.
The above photo shows the depth of the card which in turn had me make boxes for them to go in to as they had to be posted!

The only difference is the centre of the flower colour and the stamens

I know both my sisters loved their cards, just sorry its taken so long to share with you all. I'd like to give credit to for the pin.
I'm sharing at the following challenge sites  creativefingerschallengeblog #177

Thanks for stopping by today.


Tuesday, December 3, 2019

2 colours only.


Today I'd  like to share a tag I've made for a gift soon to be given. This week Nikky has asked us to make something using only 2 colours (other than skin and hair) and I have chosen to make a gift tag because let's face it at this time of the year we need lots (most of us anyways).

I cut the shape using a Dutch Doobadoo but first I removed the bell from the bottom. Then I printed off red and green paper from winnie-winterland -papers 7 and a couple of sentiments from winnie-winterland-big-kahuna-download-bundle which the papers above are from.

 Then I printed off winnie-wings-digital-stamp and coloured her in using my alcohol markers sticking to reds and greens making up a couple of shades! I chose to colour her hair auburn after choosing the reds.
I cut a couple of trees and offset those adding some white drops of Nuvo, then I added the image using foam pads. A little scrap of ribbon to the top which I felt pulled it together with the bold 25 December at the top. I decided to add some dots of gold Nuvo drops around the edge. A shake of fine glitter to her bobble hat and chunky shards to her wings and we are finished.

I do hope you can join in again this week, as always anything goes.


Thursday, November 28, 2019

Birthday Lady


Today I'd like to share this card I have made for my Auntie who turns 70 today, I have to say she is a very young 70. The other day I read somewhere that 70 is the new 60!

I have chosen to use this lovely All Dressed Up image and I have coloured her in using my alcohol markers choosing an array of pinks. Then I selected papers from Mintay-Dreamer. from Crafteezee UK along with others from my stash.
Then I made my own flowers using Foamiran . I have watched lots of YouTube videos by Emilia Sieradzan and finally took the plunge! I have to say I was so pleased with the results.

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you like what you have seen and feel you can leave a word or two.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Special Friend Birthday


Today I'm sharing this card I have made for an order to a special lady. I've not made a tall card in ages and after watching YouTube videos on flower making I decided it was time  to rectify this.

I chose to use some papers and coordinating image from Pion Designs. I stitched around the blue paper but only 2 sides on the cream flowery one. The image I tight cut and added to some blue then placed that on top of cream deep lace using foam pads for lift.

I have made 2 of the flowers from Foamiran and the other 2 are purchased. I have added a metal leaf along with a flower adding a blue pearl to its centre first. The sentiment has been printed from my computer and added with lift. To finish a few drops of Nuvo were added.

Thanks for stopping by today.