Cardmaking

Cardmaking Process – Sloth Birthday Card

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1avZkhoPZ0&feature=youtu.beToday's video is a cardmaking process video. I used two stamp sets that I picked up on the cheap to make this card. The leaf stamp came from a set called Beach Dreams by Creative Place that I got at ALDI and the sloth stamp set I got for only $2.50 at my local Reject… Continue reading Cardmaking Process – Sloth Birthday Card

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Copic Swatch Book – Swatching 63 Colours

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pkYZen3q1s So I recently picked up this Copic Swatch Book. I do have the free printable A4 chart from Copic, but I thought this would be a really handy size to take with you if buying your markers from a physical store, not online. You can take it along and easily check what markers you… Continue reading Copic Swatch Book – Swatching 63 Colours

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Cardmaking/Art Journaling Craft Haul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DH2MXvnusCk So this is my very first cardmaking/art journaling craft haul! I wanted to start the new year ready to go, so I thought I would order a few bits and pieces  over the month of December so I was prepared for when the calendar page was turned over. I knew I wanted to get… Continue reading Cardmaking/Art Journaling Craft Haul

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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 #3 Puppy Christmas Tree

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUvPJM5P5O0&feature=youtu.be For the third installment in the ‘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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‘The Making Of A Card’ Festive Series #1 Cosy Christmas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_ut6jb5ql0&feature=youtu.be 🎄 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. 🎄 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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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