Handmade Cards, WOW DT

WOW Embossing and Paper Rose Studio Collaboration Blog Hop Day 2

Hello and welcome to my blog! Today the WOW Design Team are joining forces with the fabulous Paper Rose Studio team for a fun-filled Blog Hop. If you’re following along the blog hop, you should have arrived here from Kasia Leach. I’ll list all of today’s blog hop participants below, if you want to start at… Continue reading WOW Embossing and Paper Rose Studio Collaboration Blog Hop Day 2

Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Pumpkin Time with Gel Plate Background

Today I'm sharing a card that features a technique that's new to me - Gel Plate printing. I was inspired, as I'm sure many other crafters were, by the video that Jennifer McGuire shared showing how she used a gel plate with distress oxides. I love the texture that the plate gives to a background,… Continue reading Pumpkin Time with Gel Plate Background

Handmade Cards, WOW DT

Christmas is Coming with WOW

Today I have a card to share on the WOW Embossing blog, inspired by the September challenge theme of Christmas. I’ve used some pretty embossing glitters for the snowy hills - Hologram Sparkle and Sparkling Snow. I hope you’ll join me on the WOW Embossing blog, where you can read more about how I made… Continue reading Christmas is Coming with WOW

CAS, Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird Beach Play

Hello Bluebird's latest release includes some fabulous summer sets - Beach Play and Come On In. The critters always look like they are having so much fun! My card today features the Beach Play set.  I created a mini scene on a panel of white card, using a square stencil. I blended on distress oxide inks… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Beach Play

Handmade Cards, Hello Bluebird DT

Hello Bluebird Garden Party

Today I’m sharing a card featuring the fabulous new Fairy Glade Vertical slimline die from Hello Bluebird. Teamed with the Garden Party stamp set, it's easy to create fabulous scenes. I began by die cutting the Fairy Glade Vertical slimline die from Bristol Smooth card. On the main background, I blended an evening sky with distress… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Garden Party

Create a Scene with Gemma, Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Create a Scene Series

Today I'm excited to share the first card in a new series over on the Pretty Pink Posh blog. I'll be sharing how to create different scenes using a mix of older and newer sets from Pretty Pink Posh. For my first scene card, I'm heading to the beach! Join me on the Pretty Pink… Continue reading Create a Scene Series

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Hello Bluebird Fairy Dance

I love adding rainbows to my cards. This pretty fairy from the Hello Bluebird Fairy Dance set is leaving a rainbow trail behind her as she skips across the card. I began by freehand drawing a mask for my card on some thin copy paper. I fussy cut out the trail, then taped the mask to… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Fairy Dance