I had some die cut flowers and leaves left over from when I made my last 'fall florals' card, so this was a nice quick card to make. How I made this card: I attached a strip of black and white striped paper to the edge of an A6 card base, then added piece of… Continue reading MFT Fall Florals Bouquet
When I started to design this card, I had planned to follow a challenge sketch. I'd chosen the paper, die cut the butterflies, and cut a card base to size. However, once I'd attached the pretty patterned paper to the card base, in my head I could see a completely different design to the one… Continue reading Butterfly Birthday Wish
After making up my mind to make my own card bases and envelopes, I ordered a 'We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch Board' and a 'Martha Stewart Mini Scoreboard'. I'll talk more about the score board in a future post on cardstock. I was really excited to try out the envelope punch board. I know… Continue reading Making envelopes using the WRMK Envelope Punch Board
Its been a while since I've used a sketch when creating a card, and I really enjoyed it. Its a good way to start thinking about a new design for a card and maybe try something different. The fabulous 'Make the Day Special' stamp store have a competiton blog and this month they have provided… Continue reading Using a Sketch for May
I've been wanting some word dies for a while now. I love the 'Happy Trio Dies' from Wplus9. Having three 'happy' dies allows for a lot of versatility. Use them individually or all together. Positive or negative space allow for even more possibilities. Here is a card I made using all three dies together. I… Continue reading Happy Happy Happy Birthday!