Avid Crafter · Card · Christmas · Quick and Easy

Tidings of Christmas inlaid star

Another Tidings and Trimmings offer for you….and one that could easily be changed to be a New Year or even a congratulations card….stars are so versatile! For this card I have raised the layer up and inlaid the star into the card front for added dimension. I made my original with lovely Misty Moonlight …but… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas inlaid star

Avid Crafter · Casual Crafter · Fancy fold card · Fun Fold

Merriest Moments Accordian Front Panel Card

I love a fancy (or fun) fold for special people at Christmas…. and I know that these are appreciated by the recipients that I choose to send a ‘special’ card to. The hybrid embossing folder in this bundle really does make it easy to make stunning cards….add to that the lovely dies and stamps and… Continue reading Merriest Moments Accordian Front Panel Card

Avid Crafter · Quick and Easy

Tidings of Christmas ……Stockings

I love the detail in these papers – the patterns are perfectly sized for card making and of course the co-ordinating dies have the pretty foliage fronds that you can see here. I don’t know about you, but I am loving the way that Evening Evergreen and Soft Succulent work together? A new non-traditional colour… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas ……Stockings

Avid Crafter · Fancy fold card · Fun Fold · Sunday Scoring

Introducing Eden’s Garden

Welcome to my Sunday Fun Fold post and welcome to Eden’s Garden….. a fabulous early release product from the January to June mini catalogue 2022…. and some exclusive limited availability co-ordinating products available to purchase from Tuesday 2 November! The stamps are gorgeous red rubber ‘distinktive’ so simply stamping with ink gives a beautifully textured… Continue reading Introducing Eden’s Garden

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

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!

Avid Crafter · Card · Fancy fold card

Tidings of Christmas pretty foldback card

I love this style of card – it is such a pretty way to show off gorgeous patterns – and it is a fun fold that everyone can make with just an extra score line (perfect for Christmas when you might want to make multiples of cards). The die cut foliage and leaves are perfect… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas pretty foldback card

Avid Crafter · Casual Crafter · Christmas

Tidings of Christmas – From our house to yours

I think this paper is one of the prettiest papers in the Tidings of Christmas Designer Series Paper pack. I love that it is subtle and wintry without being ‘ in your face’ Christmas and the sentiment would be great as a non-religious card too and it just fits on the star too ūüôā Simple… Continue reading Tidings of Christmas – From our house to yours