Sunday, 29 November 2015
Yesterday, I had a Craft Day at my house. The first photo shows you what the room looked like before the ladies arrived. I did not take any photos of the ladies in action!
We used the Wonderful Wreath Stamp Set in one of the classes.The first two cards are cased from some cards that Monica Gale designed for the Paperie Retreat last year.
I used the retired Serene Snowflakes Stamp Set on the Kraft Card Base.
The Cherry Cobbler Tag was made with some of the Merry Moments Paper Stack. The sentiment was die cut using the Christmas Sentiments Thinlets.
The third and fourth cards were cased from Teri Pocock. I loved her use of colour but I did not have enough Island Indigo Card Stock so I used Bermuda Bay and Pool Party instead.
The Softly Falling Embossing Folder was used on the Whisper White Card Stock.
The berries were stamped with silver Versamark ink and embossed in silver.
Sunday, 22 November 2015
I enjoyed making some Christmas Cards with the All Ye Faithful Stamp Set. Several people on Pinterest have used the sun rays stamp from Kinda Eclectic for the background and I liked that idea so I made good use of it. The roof is made from the Hearth and Home Dies. I used the Hardwood Stamp to get the wood grain texture.
Crumb Cake was used for the base card with some of the Merry Moments DSP Stack .
I love the Ornate Tag Topper Punch as it gives such a delicate finish to a tag.
The idea for this card came from Pinterest. I used Gorgeous Grunge for the speckled effect in the lower half of the card. I embossed it in gold.
I recently saw a Centre Stepper Card on the internet and I thought that it would be a good dimensional card to use with the All Ye Faithful Stamp Set. The Gold Oval and Glimmer Card strip give it a bit of extra bling.
Recently I have been making items to sell at Local Craft Fairs. I enjoyed covering a number of Notebooks with Stampin Up Designer Series Paper.
It was a good way to use up retired product and thankfully people at the Craft Fairs bought a number of the Note books.
I used the retired Bigz Leaves Die to cut out the Autumn leaves. I then embossed them with a Wood Grain Embossing Folder.
I enjoyed using the Butterfly Thinlets Die to add some extra embellishment.
I also sponged most of the edges to give a slightly grungy look.
The above sentiment is from the Trust God stamp set from the Annual Catalogue.
The Designer Series Paper is also from the Annual Catalogue. It is called Timeless Elegance.
The sentiment used for the above note book is from the Into the Woods Stamp Set in the Autumn/Winter Catalogue.
The sentiment on the last note book is from the Feel Goods Stamp Set which is in the Annual Catalogue.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
On Thursday, November 26th, I am running a Card Class using the White Christmas and Festival of Trees Stamp Sets. The Centre Stepper Card above is the improved version of the Card that I posted on my Blog on November 2nd. I prefer the sky sponged in Soft Sky Ink.
I have used Pool Party for the base in the second card. This colour goes really well with Real Red.
I embossed the Card Base with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder and added a few dots of glue to some of the snowflakes with the Fine Tip Glue pen before adding some Dazzling Diamonds Glitter.
We will be making the third card at my Craft Day on Saturday, November 28th.
I used the Festival of Trees Stamp Set for the Christmas Tree inside the window.
I inked the non Sissix side of the Brick Wall Embossing Folder with Tip Top Taupe ink so that the bricks would be coloured.
The bow and Noel are from the Wonderful Wreath Bundle and the leaves are from the Bouquet Bigz Die.
Monday, 2 November 2015
The first card is one which we shall be making at my Home For Christmas Card Class, here, this Wednesday at 7.30pm. I cut the fawn out of a sheet of the Home For Christmas DSP.
The base card was embossed with the Boughs and Berries Textured Embossing Folder which was coloured in with some Stampin' Write Markers. The Merry Sentiment was die cut using one of the Christmas Greetings Thinlets. The Christmas sentiment was from the "To You and Yours Too" Stamp Set. The banners were cut from Mossy Meadow Card Stock and some of the Home for Christmas DSP. The embellishments are some of the Home For Christmas Enamel Dots.
The second Card was made using the Wonderland Stamp Set for the trees and the Hearth and Home Framelits for the window.
The Real Red Base Card was embossed using the Boughs and Berries Embossing Folder.
The sentiment is from Petite Pairs. The bow was punched out with the Bow Builder Punch which I have not used in a while but I was glad to get it out again.
The last card is a Centre Stepper Card. I used the White Christmas Stamp Set for the scene and some of our Red Cotton Ribbon with Silver Cording and some Rhinestones to finish it off.
The trees were lightly sprinkled with Dazzling Diamonds after I had applied some of the Fine Tip Glue Pen.