cards

Celebrate: Uplifting acetate card

Another thing ticked off the “must-try techniques” list: creating a card using acetate for the base. I kept the design simple in the hope that it wouldn’t take too long to do, but I didn’t factor in all the fussy cutting that is needed to create not only the coloured elements, but also the plain… Continue reading Celebrate: Uplifting acetate card

cards

Thinking of you: Monkey

Some months I am inspired and organised early on, some months it’s a last-minute dash to come up with an idea and get a card created, and then there are months like this one where I had a pretty good idea what I was going to do soon after getting the new challenge image, but… Continue reading Thinking of you: Monkey

cards

Smile: Watercolour roses

On a whim I signed up for the interactive Clear and Sheer class from Online Card Classes; I’ve always stuck to the self-paced classes before. It will be interesting to see everyone else’s creations at the same time as making my own. How: I started by stamping the rose twice with Versamark and heat embossing… Continue reading Smile: Watercolour roses

cards

Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

I’ve been meaning to join in with the Seven Hills Crafts monthly challenge for a while and this month I actually managed to create something… only just in time though… For a change, I left my Copic markers on the side and went back to basics with some stencilling and stamping. How: I started by… Continue reading Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

cards

Birthday: Port Talbot docks

Time for another masculine card; this one for my other half’s dad. Luckily he, my other half that is, even came up with an idea for it, though it was definitely outside of my comfort zone. How: First find your inspiration. After trawling through Google images for pictures of Port Talbot and finding a couple… Continue reading Birthday: Port Talbot docks