Christmas in July

It feels very strange posting this card on the first day of a heatwave in the UK! But the current Lawn Fawn challenge is Christmas in July, so here we go! I started out by ink blending an A2 sized panel of Neenah solar white classic crest 110lb card stock with festive colours: candied apple,Continue reading “Christmas in July”

MFT sketch challenge

I’ve said it before: I LOVE a sketch challenge. Card layouts and background ideas are one of the things I struggle with the most, so I love the inspiration that comes from following a plan. So, today I’m sharing this sweet little card I made for the current MFT sketch challenge (below). I used theContinue reading “MFT sketch challenge”

Sending crafty hugs

Hey, crafty friends. I’ve not posted much recently as I’ve been busy behind the scenes making lots of cards for a couple of upcoming releases! However, I did make this super cute rainbow card recently so I thought I’d share that with you today 🙂 I started out by die cutting four of the StripesContinue reading “Sending crafty hugs”

Lucky Duck Bookmark

Hey friends, I thought I’d share something a bit different today! I recently made this shaker bookmark for a friend, as a little bit of surprise happy mail to include inside her handmade card! I used this Tulip die from Time for Tea designs to cut the three tulip shapes out of two pieces ofContinue reading “Lucky Duck Bookmark”

Jubilee celebration card

I couldn’t let the Platinum Jubilee pass by without making a card to celebrate! It was the perfect opportunity to finally use my Oh Crumbs stamp set by Heffy Doodle! I stamped and coloured the images from the set with Copic markers, then cut them out with my Brother Scan N Cut. I used theContinue reading “Jubilee celebration card”

E-I-E-I ‘ello!

Hey crafty friends, I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. Today, I’m sharing another interactive card, this time using the new Platform Pop-Up dies from Lawn Fawn. I absolutely love how you can easily create a scene with these dies. I won’t try to describe the process of putting the card base together as LawnContinue reading “E-I-E-I ‘ello!”

You’re tutu cute

Today I’m sharing an interactive “magic colouring” card using a technique inspired by the one and only Jennifer McGuire! I’ve set out step by step instructions on how I made my card, below: 1. Cut 2 pieces of white card 4×4″ and one piece of acetate also 4×4″. 2. Using Heffy Doodle’s Let’s Polka stencil,Continue reading “You’re tutu cute”

Have a hamsteriffic birthday!

I totally fell in love with these Celebration Hamsters from Mama Elephant’s new release and couldn’t wait to get colouring them! I chose pastel shades and coloured the whole stamp set, so I’ve still got some left for another card 😊 These little guys are so cheerful, I felt like a shaker card was required!Continue reading “Have a hamsteriffic birthday!”

Rainbow shaker card

I was recently reminded of a technique I’d not done in a while – making a shaker card with layered circles in the centre. To do this, I started with six pieces of card measuring 6×6″. From the first, I cut a circle in the centre using the Time for Tea Designs Circle of LoveContinue reading “Rainbow shaker card”