Handmade Cards, Pretty Pink Posh DT

Autumn Wreath & Gel Plate Stencilling

My card today features a stencilled gel print background. One of the main reasons I purchased a gel plate was to use it with detailed stencils. I love the look of detailed stencils but have always struggled to achieve the finer lines with traditional blending tools. On my 6x6 inch gel plate, I added strips of… Continue reading Autumn Wreath & Gel Plate Stencilling

Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders October 2020 Small Die of the Month

Today I’m sharing a card made with the October 2020 Small Die of the Month from Spellbinders. This month, you get the Fall Leaves Card Creator kit - a set of 8 cutting dies which create an elegant frame with decorative leaves. The Small Die of the Month Club is a monthly subscription featuring an exclusive set of… Continue reading Spellbinders October 2020 Small Die of the Month

Handmade Cards, Spellbinders

Spellbinders October 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit

Today I’m sharing a card I made with the Spellbinders October 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil kit and the add-on set. This month, you get the Crimson Fall glimmer set, featuring a leafy half frame and two sentiments. It’s quick and easy to create a beautiful background with space for a greeting in the centre. The… Continue reading Spellbinders October 2020 Glimmer Hot Foil Kit

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