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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #8 Christmas Raccoon Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nreD_kFTFWo For my eighth and final 'The Making Of A Card' Festive Series of 2018, I revisited my little raccoon friend from the Mama Elephant 'Three Amigos' stamp set along with some Christmas themed printed paper. Using some simple masking, I added a Santa hat from the Stampers Anonymous Mini Crazy Birds stamp set to… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #8 Christmas Raccoon Card

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #7 Elegant Poinsettia Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PurvhgjKtlo&feature=youtu.be This week's card features the beautiful Poinsettia flower. Apparently, the shape of the poinsettia flower and leaves are sometimes thought of as a symbol of the Star of Bethlehem which led the Wise Men to Jesus, hence why we often see it everywhere around Christmas time. Although very simple, I think it is quite… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #7 Elegant Poinsettia Card

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #6 Christmas Gift Labels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gBPjX1H-Mg&feature=youtu.be With 5 weeks till Christmas, I am already wrapping some of the gifts I have already picked out, so instead of a card for this weeks edition of 'A Making Of A Card' Festive Series, I thought I'd make a label to stick on my wrapped gifts!Using two different stamp sets and some masking,… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #6 Christmas Gift Labels

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #5 Delicate Snowflake Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VExLNktXJZw&feature=youtu.be Only 6 weeks till Christmas! Are you ready for it? For the 'Making Of A Card' Festive Series #5 I have made a delicate card using a snowflake die as well as heat embossing a little sentiment. This is the first card I have made with this snowflake die from Kaisercraft. It's a fairly… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #5 Delicate Snowflake Card

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #4 Minimalistic Card In 5 Easy Steps

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxwNauKYrWI 'The Making Of A Card' Festive Series #4 is a minimalistic card made in 5 easy steps. If, like me, you don't have a huge array of tools at your disposal, this card is a great. All you need is some cardstock, a frame die of your choice (optional), one distress ink with a… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #4 Minimalistic Card In 5 Easy Steps

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #3 Puppy Christmas Tree

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUvPJM5P5O0&feature=youtu.be For the third installment in the β€˜Making Of A Card’ Festive Series I have made a sweet and simple card using stamps and dies from Mama Elephant, Copic markers, Altenew Crisp Dye Inks and Nuvo Glitter Drops. These are the first Altenew inks I have purchased and while I have had a play around… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #3 Puppy Christmas Tree

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #2 Friendly Snowball Fight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YXwlL8TW_8&feature=youtu.be For the second installment in the 'Making Of A Card' Festive Series I have made a card combining two different stamp sets from Mama Elephant and Lawn Fawn. Using Poppycrafts cardstock and Distress Ink, I start by blending three different colours to give a winter's evening sky. Then using a decorative border trimmer, I… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #2 Friendly Snowball Fight

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Distress Ink Colour Swatch Organisation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8WWxS8KSEQ&feature=youtu.be I find it really helpful to have swatches of all the inks, markers, watercolours etc. I own for easy reference when cardmaking. At this point, I don't always remember what each colour looks like or what will go well together. Having swatches helps with this greatly. Today's post looks at how I organise my… Continue reading Distress Ink Colour Swatch Organisation

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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #1 Cosy Christmas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_ut6jb5ql0&feature=youtu.be πŸŽ„ Christmas is just around the corner folks. Every Monday from now until Christmas Eve I will be posting a 'The Making Of A Card' Festive Series special to get you in the festive spirit. πŸŽ„ For the first installment I made a cute little 'Cosy Christmas' card using the Lawn Fawn 'Christmas Dreams'… Continue reading ‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #1 Cosy Christmas

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The Making Of A Card – #2 Sweet Friend Donut Box

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9likfkWddo&feature=youtu.be For the second installment of β€˜The Making Of A Card’ series I thought I'd use the Sizzix Thinlits Dies By Jen Long - Sweet & Donut set to make a donut box inspired card. This is a fairly budget friendly card to make if you have a die cut machine. I used just the… Continue reading The Making Of A Card – #2 Sweet Friend Donut Box