Handmade Cards

Special Delivery

I’m sharing a baby card today featuring the Spellbinders New Arrival stamp and die set. I love the large image of the stork carrying the baby, along with the accompanying sentiments. The design of this card could easily be adapted for a baby boy card. I began by blending tattered rose distress oxide ink over… Continue reading Special Delivery

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Florals and Circles

Today I’m sharing a geometric design with simple stamping. I love designs that are quick and easy to recreate if you need a card in a hurry. For this technique, you need either a circle stencil or a set of circle dies in various sizes to make your own stencil. I blended on different sized… Continue reading Florals and Circles

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Rose Gold with Pink and Navy

Rose gold, pink and navy... what a beautiful combination! This colour combination was my starting point for this card. I decided to make my own background using the Flora and Fauna Texture and Texture Two stamp sets. I used a combination of ink and embossing for the stripy background. Using a rounded rectangle die, I… Continue reading Rose Gold with Pink and Navy

Handmade Cards, Seven Hills Crafts DT

Embossing with Upon a Star

Today I’m sharing a card using the Lawn Fawn Upon a Star stamps and dies. On the card base, I used embossing - both regular stamp embossing and dry embossing with the dies. After heat embossing the stamped constellations in white, I then ran the card base through my die cutting machine with the dies… Continue reading Embossing with Upon a Star

Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Koala Friends

Today I’m sharing another preview of the upcoming Pretty Pink Posh June release. Koala Friends is such an adorable set, and another must have. I really love the sentiment included in the set too. I began this card by die cutting the Tic-Tac-Toe die four times from white card stock. I positioned one temporarily on… Continue reading Koala Friends

Guest Designer, Handmade Cards

Spellbinders Guest Designer – Friends of a Feather

Today I'm sharing my third card as a guest designer for Spellbinders, showcasing the Perfect Match collection by Debi Adams. My card today features the fabulous Friends of a Feather. I wanted to place the toucan in a tropical setting so teamed him with bright colours and lush foliage. I began by blending some abandoned… Continue reading Spellbinders Guest Designer – Friends of a Feather

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