Meadow picin card using stickers and fussy cutting

This is a very busy colourful and layered up design but I just loved creating it. I started with the backing paper of a colourful meadow. I then used scraps of the same paper to cut out many flowers and butterflies to cover the top and bottom edges and to layer up the design. As…

Three pink cards

I have been making a great number of cards over the two weeks easter holidays. Two of these are taking inspiration from the same sketch from a card making magazine and the final one is created by cutting out different elements by hand and layering up to create an almost scrapbook effect. I love the…

Stamping and embossing butterflies to create a blue card

Lately I have been striving for a more simple look to my cards. I love the look of CAS cards but confess I enjoy layering up my patterened paper so to keep so much white space is a bit of a challenge for me. I decided to make another card using masking as my yellow…

Watercolour flowers and dotty fun for two pink card makes

I have recently loved getting back into painting and find a great amount of inspiration on other peoples blogs. I loved a photograph of oriental flowers on Paul Militaru’s blog and decided to try capture the pink spicky texture. I started with a green washed background adding very little shading as I knew the flowers…

A cute kittens card with two patterned papers

I love my kitten stamp and had the idea for this paneled card with cats peeking out of squares. To get the one cat stamp appear different I stuck them at different angles and for the bottom left cat I cut the head out and repositioned it to look like it was about to curl…

Dotty card, a quick and colourful card

I came across the Muse challenge 211 and dug out my bag of circles to enter the challenge. The inspiration is a brightly coloured dotty card. I decided hoops looked better and chose only similar colours of card rather than the primary brights used on the inspiration card. I loved how easy this card was…

Wow I won something!

So I subscribe to Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine and have been enjoying the amazing free gifts papers and just heaps of inspiration and new techniques to try out. I follow their facebook page where every Friday they do a post for us to interact with, perhaps to say our favourite craft time treat or share…