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

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

Guest Designer, Handmade Cards

Spellbinders Guest Designer – Twisted

Today I'm sharing my second guest designer post for Spellbinders, highlighting the Perfect Match Collection by Debi Adams. My card today features the fun Twisted stamp and die set. I decided to make a card for my nephew, who loves pretzels! I also included some purple on the card, which is his favourite colour. I… Continue reading Spellbinders Guest Designer – Twisted

Guest Designer, Handmade Cards

Spellbinders Guest Designer – Getting All Mushy

I am thrilled to be guest designing on the Spellbinders blog this month. I'm sharing projects highlighting the Perfect Match Collection by Debi Adams. My card today features the adorable Getting All Mushy stamp and die set. I was drawn to this set by one of the sentiments. My 3 year old niece is really… Continue reading Spellbinders Guest Designer – Getting All Mushy

CAS, Handmade Cards

CAS(E) This Sketch #183

I'm playing along with the challenge at CAS(E) This Sketch today. I began by die cutting a template for the branch using the Spellbinders Cherry Blossoms die set. Making your own stencils using dies you have is a great way to stretch your supplies further. I used gathered twigs distress ink to stencil the branch onto white… Continue reading CAS(E) This Sketch #183

Handmade Cards

Spellbinders Cherry Blossoms

I've been looking for a cherry blossom set for a while so was thrilled to get the Spellbinders Cherry Blossoms die set as a birthday present. I die cut the images from watercolour card and coloured them with distress inks. For the background, I blended mowed lawn distress ink onto watercolour card, then flicked it with… Continue reading Spellbinders Cherry Blossoms