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Craftin Desert Divas: Florals & Fairy tales (Creative Challenge)

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During the week Craftin Desert Divas had a Florals and Fairy Tales Creative Challenge. My favourite fairy tales growing up were The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan. I also loved The Last Unicorn movie (which I wouldn't class as a fairy tale) but unicorns are definitely classed as magical and up there with the dragons, princesses and fairies. The Magical Wishes stamp set has all three characters - so it was perfect for this weeks theme.


I've created a few mermaid/ocean themed cards over the last few months and I really wanted to create a background that reflected the waves without re-using dies I've previously used to create the sea or waves. This die is from Craftin Desert Divas Fancy Frames and using a few different shades of blue pattern paper and card stock I created a repetitive die cut back ground. I LOVE small dies - especially ones that can create a pattern. 
I added machine stitched details and embellished the card with sequins and a twine bow. The stamped image was f…

StickerKitten: Mermaid Treasures (Paper Tearing Part.2)

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Late last month I shared a blog post about paper tearing using StickerKittens Mermaid Treasure Collection Box. I made so many cards I decided to share these cards over two blog posts. If you missed the first blog you can view it - here. The first blog post included card instructions and a few tips on paper tearing. Its probably one technique I haven't used in the longest time but it works so well with this collection box.

Supplies List: Mermaid Treasures Collection Box  Mermaid Treasures Sparkly Sequins Mermaid Treasures Die-Cut Ephemera Mermaid Treasures Basics Paper Pack Mermaid Treasures Photopolymer Stamps (Birthday Fishes)
Other:  Cardstock  Black Ink  Sewing Machine  Tape Runner/Gluedots/Multi Medium Matte  Paper Trimmer/Scissors Here are a few more paper tearing ideas and layouts that I came up with. I basically teared the majority of the paper packs to come up with different ways to place paper on a card. Of course - I added my signature machine stitching and added these beaut…

Uniquely Creative: First Noel (October Creative Kit Club)

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Hello! Today I wanted to share a whole bunch of cards I created as a guest designer for Uniquely Creative's October Creative Kit Club. This kit is now available on their web store - here. It is full of fun crafty items using Kaisercrafts First Noel collection. 
I managed to create six cards with the majority of the ephemera - I love using Kraft card for Christmas cards and I like to make simple Christmas cards because they're generally made last minute and I need a lot of them. These kits are perfect for doing just that! Here is what I came up with.


I love the ephemera and paper in this collections - the gold is so pretty and bright. It's hard to photograph but it is very reflective and perfect for Christmas themed cards. 
Below are five more card examples using this kit. You can find more details on their Facebook page along with additional inspiration. There is a unboxing video which is really helpfull for those wishing to know whats in the box!



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