A few days ago I needed a birthday card, so I went to my box of made cards and suddenly realised in a panic that I didn’t have any birthday cards ready! If it had been a wedding or a new baby card I would have had a number of different ones for the occasion… Continue reading Time for some card making – when an almost disaster turns out ok!
I saw an idea for a Star card a while ago in Crafts Beautiful magazine and have been meaning to make some like this for a while. I came across some docrafts Papermania Mr. Mister card toppers and paper and some docrafts Papermania Denim Blue dome stickers and twine in my stash and knew that… Continue reading Time for a couple more cards…
After weeks of working on animal blankets I decided it was time for a little break, and noticing my card box was looking a little bit empty thought it was about time I made some more cards. It's been quite a while since I made any and it was great to get out all my… Continue reading Little bit of a break from animal blankets with a flurry of cards!
The last set of cards completed during this making mission were made using Docrafts Roald Dahl papers and accessories that I had left over from my Docrafts Roald Dahl stationary set. I love this range it brings back all my childhood memories of these books and kids love these cards as they are currently reading the… Continue reading My card making spree comes to an abrupt end with a fizz wizz and a bang, just as I was starting to think it would go on forever… Part 4: Roald Dahl
As I already had my Sissix Big Shots die cut machine out for the previous flower cards I thought - why not make some cards using some of my other die's too! So I pulled out my favourite die - Sissix Bigz die birds number 3! I opted to make brightly coloured cards with these… Continue reading This card making spree is still going strong…Part 3: Birds!
Continuing on my unexpected card making spree I decided to have a go at using some dies which I haven't yet had a chance to use. Both are produced by Sissix and I used them in my Big Shot machine, the first is a 3d die, called 3d flower and vine. It took me quite… Continue reading The card take over continues… Part 2: Die-cut flowers, layers and 3d
In the July 2014 docrafts goody bag as well as the botanicals range I used previously were also some other items from the docrafts Papermania Capsule collection wild rose and Tilly Daydream range. From these I used;- Capsule Collection 12"x12" paper pack in wild rose - Capsule Collection big bloomers in wild rose- Capsule Collection polka dot… Continue reading Flying gracefully into the made box are some pink and pretty butterfly cards
After making some cards with quilling detail on them, I decided to crack on and make some more cards using things from my stash as it is starting to get a bit too big to control!. I still had loads of items left from the docrafts July 2014 goody bag I hadn't got round to… Continue reading Staying on a cardmaking track, some more flower themed cards. I need to get making a lot to get my box full again!
Whenever I am busy with a lot of crochet and sewing projects my card making tends to take a back seat, and today I went for a card to send someone and realised my made card box was in a bad way - I had hardly any left! Therefore I decided since I have got… Continue reading Quilling myself into circles with some new cards!
I got a docrafts goody bag a few weeks ago (the November 2014 Issue) and have been looking forward to making some cards using the items included. Finally I was able to sit down and have a go at putting some together this morning. I really like the docrafts goody bags as you get a… Continue reading With all this cold dark weather some nice and summery cards to brighten it up!