Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Chinese New Year 2020

I enjoy making a Chinese New Year card each year for my niece and nephew. There are sets around specifically designed for Chinese New Year, but as I only make one card with this theme each year, I prefer to use stamps I already own and re-purpose them for the occasion. CNY 2020 is Year… Continue reading Chinese New Year 2020

Handmade Cards, WOW DT

Fireworks Celebration with WOW Embossing

Fireworks always look beautiful as embossed images on a dark background and they are perfect for celebration cards. For my card on the WOW Embossing blog today, I used gold and silver powders to create an embossed stencil background. I hope you’ll join me on the WOW Embossing blog, where you can read more about… Continue reading Fireworks Celebration with WOW Embossing

Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Pretty Pink Posh Happy Hanukkah

The October release from Pretty Pink Posh included a fabulous mini stamp set called Happy Hanukkah. There is also a coordinating die set and a script word die available separately. I began with the background. On a piece of watercolour card, I spritzed it with water then tapped on some Tonic Studios Nuvo Shimmer powders… Continue reading Pretty Pink Posh Happy Hanukkah

Christmas, Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Pretty Pink Posh Winter Borders

I love using traditional and non-traditional colours in my projects. My Christmas card today has a non-traditional colour palette. I used the Winter Borders and Joy sets from Pretty Pink Posh. I stamped one of the borders across my card base 3 times, using clear embossing ink. I then embossed with WOW Midnight Dream, Pearl Gold… Continue reading Pretty Pink Posh Winter Borders

Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders December 2019 Card Kit

Today I’m sharing cards made with the Spellbinders December 2019 card kit. The kit is packed full with everything you need to make at least 10 cards. It’s definitely possible to make more, though. The Spellbinders card kit is a monthly subscription. You can also purchase the kit extras separately, if you only want select… Continue reading Spellbinders December 2019 Card Kit

Handmade Cards, WOW DT

Gold Sparkle Christmas Plaid with WOW Embossing

Today I'm on the WOW Embossing blog, sharing a very sparkly Christmas card design with some beautiful WOW embossing powder and glitter. I hope you’ll join me on the WOW Embossing blog, where you can read more about how I made this card and the supplies I used. Don’t forget, you can save 10% on… Continue reading Gold Sparkle Christmas Plaid with WOW Embossing

Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders December 2019 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit

Today I’m sharing a card I made with the Spellbinders December 2019 Glimmer Hot Foil kit. This month, you get the Perfect Fit Hexagon Strips - a set of 4 glimmer plates and 4 matching dies, along with a roll of Aura foil. I love geometric patterns and this set is perfect for adding stripes… Continue reading Spellbinders December 2019 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit