Planning ahead, making a few Christmas cards

I know it’s too early to think about Christmas but I want to make a lot of cards this year and so have given myself the aim of making a few each month. I hate to rush making cards so this way I get to play and experiment and make up lots of cards to…

Vellum butterfly card on gold mirror card

I love how delicate the butterfles are cut from patterened vellum. I wanted to make a very glamorous card using many stick on jems not only down the bottom of the card but going down the body of each butterfly. As there is so much going on my camera simply wouldn’t focus well on the…

Fussy cut Glittery Bird card

I got some amazing pads from TheWorks with these very sweet birds on.They were amazing value at just £2 for 16 quality sheets of 250gsm glitter card. When i cut the piece to fit my card i then used my off cut scraps to fussy cut and create decoupage depth to my card. I was…

Two rabbit cards one pale and one bold

I stamped this cute rabbit onto white paper colouring softly with crayons. I had planned to put these soft rabbits with the bold banner and sentiment. I decided that the colours clashed so One card became two instead. I really wanted to use the last snippet of the bold patterned paper and the sentiment in…

A framed kitten card on a dotty background

I enjoyed playing with the kitten stamp on my other kitten card that I couldn’t resist making another card with this super cute stamp. I wanted to use muted colours and had hoped for a card that could be given to male friends. Once the card was complete I realised that the flower like frames…

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…