Showing posts from October, 2018

StickerKitten: Alpaca Wishes

Hello! Welcome back! This card was shared over at the StickerKittenblog last week - I'm playing blog catch up this month (because October has been absolutely CRAZY!) 
Today I'm sharing a few cards I created from the latest collection box from StickerKitten! Its called Alpaca Wishes and just like the name suggests its got really cute Alpaca's and a soft Christmas Wintery feel to it. It's one of my favourite collections so far! 
When I decide to create a set of cards I generally like to pick a technique or idea that can be creatively developed in different ways. These cards all focus around banners and I've included a quick tutorial below.  Supplies List:
Alpaca Wishes Collection Box Alpaca Wishes Christmas Sequins Alpaca Wishes Die-Cut Ephemera Alpaca Wishes Christmas Paper Pack Alpaca Wishes Photopolymer Stamps (Christmas Alpacas)
Other: Cardstock Grey Ink Sewing Machine Tape Runner/Glue dots/Multi Medium Matte Paper Trimmer/Scissors Silver Twine Pencil Card Instructions:
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Craftin Desert Divas: Christmas Cheer Trolls (October Release)

Craftin Desert Divas October Release is now AVAILABLE! Hooray! Here is a quick recap of the cards I created using Christmas Cheer Trolls.  Copic Markers: R20/R22/R24/R27/R29 G14/G16/19 E000/E01/E02/E11 Y26/Y28 E31/E33/E55/E57/E59 Here is card #2.
Check out the full release - here. Happy Crafting!

Elizabeth Craft Designs: A Ribbon Tree Christmas

See original post here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog for full instructions and photo tutorial.
Supplies Used: Elizabeth Craft Designs: Ribbon Tree Die Elizabeth Craft Designs: Dashing Circles Elizabeth Craft Designs: Hot Chocolate Elizabeth Craft Designs: Classic Christmas Sentiments Elizabeth Craft Designs: Penguin
Other: Sewing machine Black dye ink Cardstock and patterned paper Sequins/Twine/Enamel Dots Cuttlebug or die cutting machine of choice

Happy Crafting!

Ink Road Stamps: Fa Rawr Rawr RAWR!

I'm on the Ink Road Stamps blog with this fun Christmas card! Feel free to check out how I created this card - here. For this card I’ve used Block Party Alphas + Outline stamp sets to customise the sentiment.The dinosaur is a silhouette cameo cut and of course I added my signature stitching and embellished the card with enamel dots and a twine bow. I also added Between the Line stamp set to add detail to the dinosaur! It came together really well...

Happy Crafting!

Elizabeth Craft Designs: October Designer Challenge

It's another Designer Challenge over at Elizabeth Craft Designs. This release I am extremely excited about. I love everything Krista designs and this release is no exception! She's designed beautiful Christmas themed stamps (with co-ordinating dies). The release is now available and you can check out the design teams inspiration - here on the Elizabeth Craft Design blog.
Here is what I created using the Snowflake stamp and die.
I also did a blue version. Which do you like best?

Supplies Used: Snowflakes Stamp & Die Classic Christmas Sentiments Double Sided Adhesive Tape Soft Finish Cardstock Other: Sewing Machine Sequins Twine Ink Foam Tape Tape Runner Scissors Paper Trimmer
The question for this month:
Which of the new Krista Schneider stamp sets would you use to create a Christmas card.

If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S Elizabeth Craft Designs blog post (here) or Facebook Giveaway Post. We will select three lucky winners in a rando…

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

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)

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)

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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