Cardmaking

‘My Silly Valentine’ – Simple Valentine’s Day Cards Using Lawn Fawn Stamps & Dies

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raF9oBiw1as&feature=youtu.be With Valentine's Day only two weeks away I thought it was about time I made some cards for the occasion. Whether you celebrate the day or not, you don't have to wait till the 14th of February to tell someone how you feel. So here are some cards that while they are perfect… Continue reading ‘My Silly Valentine’ – Simple Valentine’s Day Cards Using Lawn Fawn Stamps & Dies

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Art Journaling

Art Journal Challenge – Week 3 – The Light Within

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tD5XYmjFew&feature=youtu.be Well, week three of my art journal challenge did not go as planned. What I did have planned was a bright, joyful page with the theme of Yoga, because I am going to start the 'Yoga With Adriene' Dedicate 30 Day Yoga Journey this week and I thought that it would be good… Continue reading Art Journal Challenge – Week 3 – The Light Within

Christmas

‘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 #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

Christmas

‘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

The Making Of A Card

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 ‘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

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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 ‘The Making Of A Card’ 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

Tools

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