Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Rainbow Stripes

Today I'm sharing a card featuring a rainbow background. I actually made the background several months back, but then I got stuck and was unsure where to go next. When this happens, I prefer to put the project aside and come back to it another time. I used the Altenew Watercolour Stripes stencil and some… Continue reading Rainbow Stripes

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Plane and Simple Embossing

Today I’m sharing a card featuring a white heat embossed acetate panel. I love the look of this technique, especially when layered over a panel of colour. I shared another card previously using this technique - click here to check out that card too. I cut a piece of heat resistant acetate and treated it… Continue reading Plane and Simple Embossing

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT, Sketch Challenge

Happy Balloons with Distress Oxide Watercolour

Distress oxides are my favourite ink to use. I’ve had my distress oxides for a while but I haven’t used them for watercolour before, so I thought I would try them out on my card today. I chose two colours of distress oxide inks - peacock feathers and cracked pistachio, and pressed the ink pads… Continue reading Happy Balloons with Distress Oxide Watercolour

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Spring Brushstroke Blooms

Spring is my favourite season. I look forward to the tree blossom and daffodils, and hopefully some warmer weather! My card today has a spring feel to it, with the sunshine yellows, complimented by a touch of soft grey. I began by stamping some flowers from the MFT Brushstroke Blooms stamp set. I used MFT… Continue reading Spring Brushstroke Blooms