Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders April 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit

Today I’m sharing a card I made with the Spellbinders April 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil kit and the add-on set. This month, you get the Celebrate the Day set, which is designed to coordinate with the Trucking Through The Seasons Die, but can also be used alone. There are 9 glimmer plates and 1 cutting die. You also… Continue reading Spellbinders April 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit

Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird April Release – Preview Day 2

It's preview day 2 of the long awaited Hello Bluebird April release! The design team are excited to share cards using the new sets this week so there’s lots of inspiration to be found in the run up to release! Today the team are sharing cards using the new Party on the Farm stamp set. For… Continue reading Hello Bluebird April Release – Preview Day 2

CAS, Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird April Release – Preview Day 1

It’s been a long wait but Hello Bluebird have a new release arriving on April 9th! The design team are excited to share cards using the new sets this week so there’s lots of inspiration to be found in the run up to release! Today I’m sharing a card using the new Meadow Bunnies stamp… Continue reading Hello Bluebird April Release – Preview Day 1

Handmade Cards, Interactive

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 73

Today I’m joining in the Lawn Fawnatics challenge #73, to create a project with a birthday theme. I decided to make a birthday card for my niece, using the Lawn Fawn magic iris interactive die. I combined the Lawn Fawn Critter Concert stamp set with the Lawn Fawn Shadow Box Card Theatre Add-on to create a… Continue reading Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 73

Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Birthday Balloons For You

The new Layered Birthday stencils from Pretty Pink Posh are really versatile. Use them together or separately, as I have on this card. I began by inking through the balloon stencil with embossing ink, but only on 4 of the balloons. I then heat embossed them with WOW Metallic Gold Rich embossing powder. For the… Continue reading Birthday Balloons For You

Handmade Cards, Interactive

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 72

Today I’m joining in the Lawn Fawnatics challenge #72, to create a project inspired by a book, movie or song. I really enjoyed this theme last year so knew I wanted to create something again - this time with the magic iris. My card is inspired by Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. There… Continue reading Lawn Fawnatics Challenge 72

Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Happy B-Day

I have a CAS slimline card to share today, using the Bee Happy set from Hello Bluebird. I’m really enjoying working with this new card size and playing around with different layout styles using the extra space. I love to leave ‘white space’ in my designs. White space doesn’t have to mean white in colour,… Continue reading Happy B-Day

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

Christmas, Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Flurries of Fun

Hello Bluebird released some adorable Christmas and Winter themed sets last month, and today I’m sharing a card using the new First Snow stamp set. On a piece of green card, I added some distress oxides in Shabby Shutters, Evergreen Bough, Lucky Clover and Pine Needles. Some of the colours were a close match for… Continue reading Flurries of Fun

Christmas, Handmade Cards, WOW DT

Christmas Emboss Resist with WOW Embossing

Today I have two cards to share on the WOW Embossing blog using the emboss resist technique. I love this technique for creating backgrounds for cards. 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… Continue reading Christmas Emboss Resist with WOW Embossing