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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 โ€˜Making Of A Cardโ€™ 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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Christmas

‘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

Christmas

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_ut6jb5ql0&feature=youtu.be ๐ŸŽ„ 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. ๐ŸŽ„ 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 โ€˜The Making Of A Cardโ€™ 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

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Thrifty Way To Clean Your Tim Holtz Stamp Platform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8gi1ivg0w8&feature=youtu.be Just a quickie video showing a thrifty way for us budget conscious crafters to clean our Tim Holtz Stamp Platform. When I first got my platform it was beautifully clean (as you would expect) but being the awkward clumsy girl I am, it quickly had archival ink all over it. Many times did I… Continue reading Thrifty Way To Clean Your Tim Holtz Stamp Platform

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Copic Ciao 36 D Set Colour Swatches

https://youtu.be/lrc-UsMj2ow This weeks video is a swatching of all the colours in the Copic Ciao 36 D set of alcohol markers. Copic have quite a few sets available, but in the Ciao 36 range there are 5 different options; A, B, C, D & E. I chose the D set. These are my first Copic… Continue reading Copic Ciao 36 D Set Colour Swatches

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The Making Of A Card – # 1 Simple Concentric Circles Using Sizzix Dies

This will be the first of a series of videos called โ€˜The Making Of A Cardโ€™ where you get a behind the scenes look at how some of my cards are made. They are not tutorials as such, just a glimpse at what goes into the making of a card. Although you could definitely follow… Continue reading The Making Of A Card – # 1 Simple Concentric Circles Using Sizzix Dies

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Sizzix Big Shot Bundle Unboxing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4t8YuIUPso&feature=youtu.be When I saw this on sale, I had to grab it. This is my biggest financial investment in the paper crafting realm to date (newbie here), so I was quite excited to receive the Big Shot and be able to try it out. My current tools of the trade are a pair of Cutter… Continue reading Sizzix Big Shot Bundle Unboxing