Xmas card: City snowfall

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What:

Another embossing paste background – snow this time instead of stars.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Clearly Besotted – sweet little sentiments
  • dies:
    Clearly Besotted – cityscape
    Lil’ Inker – stitched stars
  • stencils:
    Imagination Crafts – multi snow dots
  • texture:
    Dreamweaver – embossing paste – white
  • paper and card:
    Hunkydory Crafts – centura pearl – deep purple
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Xmas card: Red holly

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What:

So many things on one card: embossing paste, die-cut sentiment, scored vellum, stickles, and a ribbon bow. This is where I learned that I’m really not keen on tying bows.

Supplies:

  • dies:
    Clearly Besotted – Merry Christmas word dies
  • stencils:
    Tim Holtz – holly bough
  • texture:
    Dreamweaver – embossing paste – white
  • embellishments:
    Ranger – ice stickles – Christmas red
    Papermania – glitterations – silver border
    red ribbon
  • paper and card:
    Hunkydory Crafts – adorable scorable – robin red
    Dovecraft – premium vellum

Xmas card: Green holly

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What:

A simpler card this time, using the Ranger texture paste which is really easy to colour with Distress inks.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    DoCrafts – Gorjuss – clocks (label background)
    Get Stamping magazine – cosy Christmas (sentiment)
  • stencils:
    Tim Holtz – holly bough
  • colour:
    Avery Elle – pigment ink pad – aquamarine
    Distress ink pad – peeled paint
    Judikins – embossing powder – gold detail
  • texture:
    Ranger – texture paste
  • paper and card:
    Bazzill Basics – paper pad – Nordic pines

Xmas card: Red felt baubles

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What:

Another experiment with die-cutting felt, this time using the negative space left by the die cut.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Clearly Besotted – mini basic banners (bonus set)
  • dies:
    Clearly Besotted – mini basic banners die
    Clearly Besotted – ornamental style
  • colour:
    Delicata – golden glitz
    Uni-ball Signo – white
  • embellishments:
    Cosmo Cricket – bling bling – upcycle
  • paper and card:
    Bazzill Basics – paper pad – Nordic pines
    red felt

Birthday card: Mice and blackberries

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What:

My mum likes cute little mice on cards and also blackberries, so this Penny Black stamp fit the bill perfectly.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Penny Black – make a wish
    Clearly Besotted – simply quilled
  • dies:
    Spellbinders – wonky rectangles
  • colour:
    Copic Sketch markers
    Uni-ball – Signo gel pen – silver
  • embellishments:
    ribbon
    clear Wink of Stella

Xmas card: Sparkle trees

What:

A set of six matched cards with individual colour combinations.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Clearly Besotted – Christmas sparkle
  • dies:
    Clearly Besotted – Christmas sparkle die
    Clearly Besotted – Merry christmas word die
  • colour:
    Delicata – golden glitz
    Delicata – silvery shimmer
    Hero Arts – hero hues dye ink – black
  • embellishments:
    Papermania – adhesive stars – iridescent silver & clear

Blank cards: Inlaid die-cut owls

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What:

Another pair of cards using a single die; this time with much fiddly paper piecing.

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Waltzingmouse Stamps – woodgrain
  • dies:
    Joanna Sheen – beautiful owl
  • colour:
    Avery Elle – pigment ink pad – cherry
    Avery Elle – pigment ink pad – sapphire
  • embellishments:
    sequins

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