Card Making

How to Create a Scene Around a Stamp

Hello!   Today, I have a very adorable card using one of my favourite stamps, which is from Purple Onion Designs. I love the illustrated style, especially, of the Stacy Yaccula range – I thought this beautiful stamp, “Jackson the Bear”, would be perfect for my cousin who is turning 5 in, as he calls it, “tep-tember”.… Continue reading How to Create a Scene Around a Stamp

Card Making · Moving Along With The Times

Using an Embossing Folder as a Background Stamp

Hello!   I am back today with a card for the beginning of a new Moving Along With The Times challenge – this fortnight we have a theme of “Graduation” chosen by Amy. Graduation hasn’t been a occasion on my crafting radar so I don’t have any specific dies/stamps to use. It was interesting seeing what I… Continue reading Using an Embossing Folder as a Background Stamp

Card Making · Moving Along With The Times

Stretching Your Dies: Two Methods for Embossing

Hello, Today, we have a new challenge starting over at Moving Along With The Times with the theme “Ring ‘O Roses” – however, you can create a ring with any flower. This challenge lasts for a fortnight; so if you’d like to join in, make sure you enter your project before Wednesday 15th February at 6pm GMT.  … Continue reading Stretching Your Dies: Two Methods for Embossing

A Day for Daisies · Card Making

Snowing Glitter in a Winter Wonderland

A happy hello fellow crafters! I am very pleased to announce that I am going to be joining the A Day for Daisies blog in January as a Guest Design Team Member – I’m very excited about this as I’ve never guest designed before and I absolutely love the images from A Day for Daisies… Continue reading Snowing Glitter in a Winter Wonderland

Card Making · Moving Along With The Times

Walter the Skating Penguin + Using Pigment Ink On Kraft Card

Hello! Today, we have a new challenge starting over at Moving Along With The Times which is very appropriate for the time of year. This fortnights theme is “Anything Goes With Christmas” and will end on the 4th December so make sure to get your entries in before then if you would like to take part. We… Continue reading Walter the Skating Penguin + Using Pigment Ink On Kraft Card

Card Making · Moving Along With The Times

Creating a Scene Inside an Embossed Frame

Hello! Today, is the beginning of a new Moving Along With The Times challenge; this fortnights theme is “No Design Papers”. I did go a little extreme with this clean and simple card, however, I really enjoy just stamping an image and embossing a frame around it, as you can probably tell from my previous… Continue reading Creating a Scene Inside an Embossed Frame