Birthday card: Faux leather

What: I love this faux leather paper technique and it was perfect for this particular friend's birthday. It's really simple and very effective: spray both sides of the cardstock with Ranger ink refresher, work in, crumple, dust with Perfect Pearls, and leave to dry. Finding the video of someone demonstrating this technique led me to… Continue reading Birthday card: Faux leather


Birthday card: Belated

What: If the person I made this for lived in the UK, it would have arrived in time. Unfortunately, they're on mainland Europe so I knew it wouldn't, hence the "belated". In future I'll try to keep better track of what day of the month it is. Supplies: stamps: Clearly Besotted - mini basic banners dies: Clearly… Continue reading Birthday card: Belated


Birthday card: Flowers and twine

What: Another card created in the process of learning techniques and trying out different styles. Inspired by: Petal Parade at Made with Sparkle Supplies: stamps: Clearly Besotted - sweet little sentiments Clearly Besotted - leafy accents Hero Arts - floral colour: Distress ink pads Memento - tuxedo black embellishments: The Homemakery - lovely baker's twine -… Continue reading Birthday card: Flowers and twine