Xmas card: Snowflake die-cuts

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What:

Snowflakes! The first, but highly unlikely to be the last this Christmas…

Supplies:

  • dies:
    Lawn Fawn – stitched snowflakes
  • colour:
    Wink of Luna – black
    Wink of Luna – copper
    Wink of Luna – silver
  • texture:
    Quick Cards Made Easy magazine – embossing folder – merry Christmas
  • embellishments:
    Papermania – adhesive stones – capsule monochrome
  • paper and card:
    Doodlebug – paper pad – kraft in color
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Birthday card: Die-cut felt

Happy birthday

What:

Just seeing how well felt die-cuts in the Big Shot. Surprisingly well, even without being glued to paper first (which also works, but I need to do some more testing to find the best adhesive to use). I was very pleased with how well the Distress ink coloured the vellum.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Clearly Besotted – sweet little sentiments
    Avery Elle – storybook
  • dies:
    Avery Elle – storybook
    Lawn Fawn – grassy border
    Memory Box – puffy clouds
    Sizzix – framelits circles 2
  • colour:
    Copic Sketch markers
    Distress ink pad – tumbled glass
  • paper and card:
    Dovecraft – premium vellum

Birthday card: Inlaid stars

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What:

Experimenting with making a pair of cards using the positive and negative pieces from die-cutting.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Avery Elle – Cake and Candles
  • dies:
    Creative Dies – stars
  • colour:
    Judikins black detail embossing powder
    Judikins gold detail embossing powder
  • embellishments:
    Papermania – adhesive stones capsule monochrome
  • paper and card:
    Doodlebug – kraft in color

Xmas card: Deer on snow

Merry Christmas

What:

I am determined to make all of my Christmas cards this year, and rather than leave everything till the last minute I am actually making a start on them now.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Waltzingmouse Stamps – Folk art Christmas additions
  • dies:
    Waltzingmouse Stamps – Folk art Christmas additions
  • colour:
    Avery Elle – raspberry
    Avery Elle – aquamarine
    Judikins – iridescent sparkle embossing powder
    Stampendous – detail white embossing powder

Merry Christmas

Birthday card: Camper van

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What:

A birthday card for my brother who is just a bit keen on VW camper vans.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Avery Elle – Surf’s Up
    Lawn Fawn – Sunny Skies
  • dies:
    Avery Elle – dotted ELLE-ments
  • colour:
    Copic Sketch markers
    Judikins – iridescent embossing powder
    Memento – tuxedo black
  • embellishments:
    washi tape
  • paper and card:
    Bo Bunny – autumn song “dot”

Birthday card: Stencilling and swirls

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What:

I really like this stencil and I’m pleased with how well it worked with the die-cut swirl edging. I’m not sure about the sentiment being popped up on the label; I suspect it would would look better if it were stamped directly on the card.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Sizzix/Hero Arts – floral
    Clearly Besotted – simply quilled
  • dies:
    Sizzix/Hero Arts – floral
    Sizzix – Sizzlits – poinsettia swirls
  • stencils:
    Hero Arts/Basic Grey – leaf and flourish
  • colour:
    Avery Elle – pigment ink pad – aquamarine
    Memento – tuxedo black
  • embellishments:
    Anita’s – gemstone wheel – multi-coloured pearl – white