Casual Crafter · Fancy fold card · Fun Fold

Whimsy and Wonder Sunday Fun Fold

Apologies for missing my normal scheduled time ….bit of a crisis with my mum’s house (she has Alzheimers) and a gas leak! Anyway all sorted and safe now (phew) so here’s this morning’s project What I love about these cards is the surprise element….looks like a standard card when closed but when you open it… Continue reading Whimsy and Wonder Sunday Fun Fold

3d · Gift box

Tidings of Christmas with Tailored Tags

So this is how you might use the tailored tags on their own – some simple stamping and you have pretty tags in minutes in 8 different sizes. And here are the cute gift boxes I have created by teaming the tags with the Tidings & Trimmings suite. The small patterns are perfect for gift… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas with Tailored Tags

Avid Crafter · Techniques

Quiet Meadow and Tailor Made Tags collage card

One of the things (amongst many) that drew me to Stampin’ Up! was the ability to colour stamps with our Stampin’ Write markers – that makes creating cards like these a cinch. It is a technique that I sometimes forget to demonstrate …. I definitely need to do more of this! Of course the Tailor… Continue reading Quiet Meadow and Tailor Made Tags collage card

3d · Christmas · Gift box · treat box

Tidings of Christmas – Star Box

The Tidings and Trimmings bundle is perfect for Christmas cards and gifting – especially with this pretty star. This is a fun box to create and would look lovely as a table favour. I’ve used Misty Moonlight for my original sample – I think it works wonderfully with the silver. I’ve used the adhesive sheets… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas – Star Box

Fancy fold card · Video

Frosted Gingerbread – double flap card

I hadn’t planned on getting this DSP – but I received it as part of a pack at a team retreat – and I have to admit it is really fun to work with. The icing patterns are so pretty ‘sweetie’ patterns add a lovely pop of colour to it. Whilst I don’t have the… Continue reading Frosted Gingerbread – double flap card

Avid Crafter · Casual Crafter

What’s Cookin…..that’ll be a BBQ!

Ok – so I am a little late in the season to be talking BBQ – but over the summer I really didn’t have as many barbecues as I would have liked – which is particularly frustrating as we had managed to get a new gazebo and garden furniture too! Still – the card is… Continue reading What’s Cookin…..that’ll be a BBQ!