Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Concord & 9th - Hello Lovely

Hi friends!
Today Im sharing this super adorable card using the amazing Hello Lovely stamp set by Concord & 9th.  This is such a beautiful stamp set, a beautiful floral bloom that you can't help but make even more gorgeous by colouring it in.  
To colour my card today I have used Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolours.  I recently purchased the 66 dot chart to try some colours out as I'm new to professional watercolours and water colouring in general and its such a relaxing way to colour.  The dot charts are a perfect try before you buy option too!

Here are all the goodies I used to create my card in today's blog:

Hello Lovely - Concord & 9th
Lacy Layers - Waffle Flower Crafts
Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock - https://bit.ly/2HKgz21
Embossing Powder - Liquid Platinum - Ranger
**Versafine Ink - Onyx Black - https://bit.ly/2tvJL2H
**Antistatic Powder Tool - https://bit.ly/2WWAyOt
**Clear Embossing Powder - https://bit.ly/2WUh2lU
**Heat Tool - https://bit.ly/2N0DipN
Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor 66 Dot Chart - https://bit.ly/2BHPx64
Imperial Purple
Mayan Blue Genuine
Cascade Green
Quinacridone Lilac
Quinacridone Magenta
Winsor & Newton Metallic Gold Ink - https://bit.ly/2IrKwnR
*Big Shot Die Cutting Machine - https://bit.ly/2MKlLBp
**Glossy Accents - Ranger - https://bit.ly/2MHekuR
Craft Foam Sheet (white)
Quick Stick Tool - WRMK
**Double Sided Adhesive Tape - Hunkydory - https://bit.ly/2Kzp9kE
Mini Misti Stamping Tool - My Sweet Petunia
Silver Brush, Black Velvet, Squirrel & Risslon Brush, Series 3000S, Round Size 4
Sparkling Clear Jewels - Pretty Pink Posh - https://bit.ly/2TIExfP
Check out my YouTube video if you'd like to see how I coloured this beautiful stamp!



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Disclaimer:
*the stamps and dies used in this video have been sent to me as part of design team work. All other products have been purchased by me :)
**Affiliate links are contained in this description box. I hope that you find them useful and if you purchase through these links (at no extra cost to you) it will help me to keep brining you crafty goodness and inspiration...mwah!
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Friday, 1 February 2019

Cute Birthday Sliding Window Card

Hi everyone!
Thanks for joining me back on my blog!  Today I'm sharing this super cute interactive card using lots of different dies and stamps from my stash (all listed below).
I created a panel of super soft fluffy clouds using a mini cloud stencil and tumbled glass distress ink.  I then used the sunny studio stamps sliding window die to cut the interactive sliding panel and a half-moon notch at the top.  I adhered a pane measuring 3.25"x5" to the back side of the cloudy panel to create the pull mechanism.

The rainbow die is cut from heavy weight white cardstock and each rainbow ray is individually inked with distress inks in pastel shades.

I coloured my cute unicorn with Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers on Strathmore Bristol Smooth cardstock and adhered him on to the rainbow along with some die cut clouds.
For my hidden widow panel I stamped a sentiment from the Be A Unicorn stamp set by Avery Elle an added a few stamped stars and some shimmery paint splatters.  For the front panel sentiment I cut the word 'happy' three times for a dimensional die cut and heat embossed the word 'birthday' with some silver embossing powder.

Finally, to finish off the card I used my Mama Elephant 'confetti' die to cut some silver glitter card and used just the stars in various sizes.  The whole panel was adhered to a side folding A2 size cardbase with Scotch 3M foam tape.  Be sure to check out my video to see how I put together the card!

See you next time! xxx

Here is a list of all the products used in the making of this card:
Mini Cloud Stencil - My Favorite Things
Sliding Window Die - Sunny Studio Stamps
Rainbow Die - Crafting Desert Divas
Cloud dies - Make A Card #13 - C.C.Designs
Lacy Layers Dies - Waffle Flower Crafts
Stackable Cuties stamps - Mama Elephant
Confetti Die - Mama Elephant
Happy Scripty Word Die - Mama Elephant
Interactively Yours stamps - Heffy Doodle Stamps
Be A Unicorn - Avery Elle
Mini Ink Blending Tool
Mini Ink Blending Foam Pads
Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock - https://bit.ly/2HKgz21
Distress Ink
Tumbled Glass
Spun Sugar
Dried Marigold
Squeezed Lemonade
Cracked Pistachio
Faded Jeans
Wilted Violet
Mini Misti Stamping Tool - My Sweet Petunia
Clean Color Real Brush Markers - Kuratake
083 Lilac (wings/hair)
026 Light Pink (nose/mouth)
901 Grey Tint (body)
091 Light Grey (body)
303 Shadow Mauve (tummy/horn)
201 Pink Haze (cheeks)
**Versafine Ink - Onyx Black - https://bit.ly/2tvJL2H
**Red - Pink Ombre Ink Pad - Hero Arts - https://bit.ly/2S4PJ9M
Shimmer Paint - Kuratake Gansai Tambi Pallette
Embossing Buddy - WRMK
Heat Tool
Silver Embossing Powder - Papermania
Kuratake Glue Pen
Scotch 3M Foam Tape
Copic Markers:
R81, R83
Deluxe Liquid Adhesive - Nuvo
**Shimmer Pen - Nuvo - https://bit.ly/2MJcWIx
**⅛” Double Sided Adhesive Tape - https://bit.ly/2Hjg5Qi
Uniball White Gel Pen Size 1.0
Post It Tape - https://amzn.to/2SmapJF
300gsm White Heavyweight Cardstock - Hobbycraft UK
Silver Glitter Cardstock - from my stash
Washi Tape



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Disclaimer:
*All products used in this video have been purchased by me and are products I love and enjoy using!
**Affiliate links are contained in this post. This means that I will receive a small commission should you decide to purchase anything through one of my links, at no additional cost to you. Thanks for using my links if you are able to, it means I will be able to keep bringing you crafty goodness

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Friday, 25 January 2019

Love Themed Shaker Card ft. Pretty Pink Posh Penguin Pals

Happy Friday!
Welcome to my blog, today I'm sharing a love themed shaker card using some Pretty Pink Posh goodies!  I've used the Penguin Pals stamp set to make a cute shaker card.....I love using my winter themed stamp sets for cards other than just Christmas and winter!
I used a scalloped heart die to create the shaker frame and I embellished both cards with PPP jewels - you can never have enough sparkle :)  I used both of the new jewel sets - Valentine & Plum mixes.

Here are a list of all the products I used for these cards:
Penguin Pals - Pretty Pink Posh https://bit.ly/2Wqlski
Scalloped Hearts Dies - Pretty Pink Posh https://bit.ly/2Te7srQ
**Outside In Stitched Scallop Rectactangle Stackables - Lawn Fawn https://bit.ly/2sKeV6f
Occasional Labels Stamps - Mama Elephant
Puffy Cloud Frames - Lawn Fawn
Pink Linen Textured Cardstock
**Rose Gold Metallic Sheen Cardstock - Crafters Companion https://bit.ly/2RNpjsU
**Heat Resistant Acetate - https://bit.ly/2J7QNjI
Copic friendly cardstock - https://bit.ly/2ChEi4Y
**Versafine Ink - Onyx Black - https://bit.ly/2tvJL2H
Mini Misti Stamping Tool - My Sweet Petunia
Embossing Buddy - WRMK
Foam Tape
Copic Markers:
C10, C7, C5, C3, C1, C00, RV91, RV10, Y38
**Tonic Guillotine Paper Cutter - https://bit.ly/2FwVLtc
Clear Glaze Pen - Sakura Gelly Roll
Black Glaze Pen - Sakura Gelly Roll
Glue Pen - Kuratake
Multi Medium Matte - Ranger
**⅛” Double Sided Adhesive Tape - https://bit.ly/2Hjg5Qi
Uniball White Gel Pen Size 1.0
Valentine Mix Jewels - Pretty Pink Posh https://bit.ly/2RMSQ6b
Sequin Mix - Lucy’s Little Things - https://bit.ly/2ReLiDK
Quick Stick Tool - Silhouette
Post It Tape
300gsm White Heavyweight Cardstock - Hobbycraft UK




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Disclaimer:

*All products used in this video have been purchased by me and are products I love and enjoy using!

**Affiliate links are contained in this post. This means that I will receive a small commission should you decide to purchase anything through one of my links, at no additional cost to you. Thanks for using my links if you are able to, it means I will be able to keep bringing you crafty goodness

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Thursday, 17 January 2019

One Layer Valentines Card ft. Cool Cat and Quilted Heart Background Stamps

Hi Everyone, today I am back a love themed card, perfect for Valentines Day!  I've had these cute little Cool Cat stamps by MFT for ages and I have finally got around to using them!
I don't have the co-ordinating dies for this stamp set so it is perfect for one layer cards and masking techniques!

I firstly cut and stamped out all the masks I needed on to Hunkydory masking paper - I like this masking paper because you stamp on one side and then remove the backing paper when you are ready to use your mask...not too fiddly! 

 I then began stamping out my images onto to my card panel which was a 4.25" x 5.5" piece of copic friendly cardstock (250gsm) and ensured I worked forwards (closest images first) to backwards (stamped the images furthest away last)

I covered the wall background with a light layer of spun sugar distress ink and then used the Quilted Heart Background stamp from Simon Says stamp to stamp out the detail on the wall...I used spun sugar again for this giving a tone on tone background.

I used some more distress inks to shade the baseboards and carpet/flooring.

The images were coloured with my copic markers (colours listed below).

For my sentiment I used a 'love' scripty word die cut out several times from coloured cardstock with the top layer coloured with my copic markers for an ombre look.

I coated the 'love' word with Nuvo shimmer pen and a layer of glossy accents :)

I hope you liked this card!  If you'd like to see how I made it with a video tutorial just click the image below!



Here is a list of all the products used in the making of this card:

Cool Cat stamps - My Favorite Things
Cosy Christmas - Clearly Besotted
Quilted Heart Background stamp - Simon Says Stamp
‘Love’ die -
Copic friendly cardstock - https://bit.ly/2ChEi4Y
Tuxedo Ink - Memento Black - https://bit.ly/2KsWwW5
Versafine Ink - Onyx Black - https://bit.ly/2tvJL2H
Masking Paper - Hunkydory
Distress Ink:
Spun Sugar - https://bit.ly/2RSyEih
Iced Spruce - https://bit.ly/2FxhOQn
Antique Linen - https://bit.ly/2W0mAuv
Vintage Photo
Mini Blending Tool - https://bit.ly/2tMdvs8
Mini Blending Foam Pads - https://bit.ly/2RyFcDe
Mini Misti Stamping Tool - My Sweet Petunia
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform (full size) - https://bit.ly/2SToETm
Embossing Buddy - WRMK
Copic Markers:
Cat Basket - RV66, RV55, RV52, RV00, E27, E25, E23
Cat 1 - W4, W3, W1, W0
Cat 2 - E21, YR27, YR24
Fireplace - C5, C3, C1, E44, E43, E42
Fire - YR27, YR24, Y38, Y17, 0
Mantle - E35, E33, E31
Fishbowl & Fish - RV00, B60, YR02, YR01
Clear Embossing Powder - Papermania
Heat Tool
Tonic Guillotine Paper Cutter - https://bit.ly/2FwVLtc
Glossy Accents - Ranger - https://bit.ly/2FFt787
Glue Pen - Kuratake
Multi Medium Matte - Ranger
⅛” Double Sided Adhesive Tape - https://bit.ly/2Hjg5Qi
Uniball White Gel Pen Size 1.0
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Disclaimer:
*All products used in this video have been purchased by me and are products I love and enjoy using!
**Affiliate links are contained in this post. This means that I will receive a small commission should you decide to purchase anything through one of my links, at no additional cost to you. Thanks for using my links if you are able to, it means I will be able to keep bringing you crafty goodness
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Friday, 11 January 2019

Mermaid Shaker Card using stamps featuring Time for Tea Designs!

Happy Friday crafty friends!  Today I'm super excited to be sharing this shaker card using Time for Tea Designs stamps and dies.  I was thrilled to be contacted by owner, Joanna to see if I wanted to designs some cards using her stamps and here is my first creation!

For the background of my card I used some alcohol inks to create a watery ethereal background.  The frame for my shaker was created using the rectangle die from the 'Best Fishes Banner and Border Dies' which I lightly inked with wilted violet distress ink.

 


I filled my shaker with a selection of sequins from my stash....I love using a variety of shapes and sizes in my shaker cards!

I used copic markers to colour my images and I'ved listed all of the shades I used down below!
For the foiled dots on the mermaids tail I used a quickie glue pen and left it to dry/go tacky for 5/10 mins.  I then rubbed some rose gold foil over the top of the tacky dots which left behind small dots of foil and created a super shimmery effect...I love this technique!

Please join me again soon as I will have more cards featuring mermaid themes by Time for Tea Designs - be sure to find links to their products in the list below....go check the full range out NOW by clicking here!

Here is a list of all the products used in the making of this card:

Shell Phone stamp set - Time For Tea Designs - https://bit.ly/2CZOQWJ
Shell Phone die set - Time For Tea Designs - https://bit.ly/2Rh8gPR
Best Fishes Border & Banner Die Set - Time For Tea Designs - https://bit.ly/2shClj9
Copic friendly cardstock - https://bit.ly/2ChEi4Y
Yupo Paper - Ranger
Alcohol Ink - Raspberry, Amethyst - Ranger
Alcohol Ink Solution - Ranger
Distress Ink - Wilted Violet
Perfect Pearls - Copper
Felt Pads - Ranger
Mini Blending Tool
Mini Blending Foam Pads
Mini Misti Stamping Tool - My Sweet Petunia
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Staz-on Ink - Cotton White
Clear Acetate Sheets
Embossing Buddy - WRMK
Copic Markers:
Mermaid Tail - RV66, RV55, RV52, RV00
Skin - E00, E11, E13
Hair - E23, E25, E27, E49
Phone - B63, B66
Sequins - Gingerbread Sequin Mix - Lucy’s Little Things, plus others from my stash (which ive been collecting for over 10 years)!
Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
Tonic Guillotine Paper Cutter
Glossy Accents - Ranger
Quickie Glue Pen
Rose Gold Foil - Crafters Companion
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Nuvo Liquid Adhesive
Jewel Picker
Multi Medium Matte - Ranger
⅛” Double Sided Adhesive Tape
Uniball White Gel Pen Size 1.0


Time for Designs Social Media Links



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Disclaimer:
*the stamps and dies used in this video have been sent to me as part of design team work. All other products have been purchased by me :)
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Saturday, 5 January 2019

Valentines Card - Simon Says Stamp Quilted Background Stamp & Favorite Nut Stamps

Hello and welcome back to my blog!
Today I am sharing a grey and pink themed card...one of my favourite colour combinations!



I used my copic markers to colour the squirrel and envelope and used the same pink copics to make my own matching cardstock to die cut the hearts and banner.  I love how co-ordinated it all looks.



Here are all the products I used to make this card:

Favorite Nut - Neat & Tangled
Quilted Heart Background Stamp - Simon Says Stamp
Happy Valentines Day - Crazy Talk Stamps - Tim Holtz
Stitched In Circle Dies - Craftin Desert Divas
Blueprint 27 Dies - My Favorite Things
Quad Collage Die - CC Designs
Heavyweight White Cardstock (300gsm)
Black Cardstock - Creative Expressions
Graphite Cardstock - Creative Expressions
Fog Cardstock - Simon Says Stamp
Copic friendly cardstock - click here
Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform (Full Size)
Embossing Buddy/Anti-static Powder Tool
Super Fine White Embossing Powder - Ranger
Clear Embossing Powder - Papermania
Heat Tool
Copic Markers:
Squirrel - E43, E42, E41, E40, W8, W4, W3, W1, W0, R81
Envelope - R85, R83, R81
Acorn - E43, E42, E77, E74
Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
Tonic Guillotine Paper Cutter
Glossy Accents - Ranger
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Jewel Picker
Multi Medium Matte -  Ranger
¼” Double Sided Adhesive Tape
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Disclaimer:
*All products used in this video have been purchased by me and are products I love and enjoy using!
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Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Super Cute Glittery 'Hugs & Kisses' card featuring Little Monkey Agenda stamps


Hello and welcome back to my blog!  Today I'm sharing this super cute card which could be a Valentine's card but could also be used for anything depending on the sentiment you use.  I've used a 'hugs & kisses' sentiment because I'm not too sure who this card will be sent to yet.

I love using nuvo glimmer paste especially the moonstone colour....I have a spare tub in my draw as I know I'll run out at some point this year!



I've used 'Tropical Leaves' stencil by Newtons Nook with these cute little monkey stamps by Mama Elephant, I think they pair well together.  I made the inked up background back in the summer but hadn't got around to making a card with it.....with Valentine's Day approaching I thought it would be perfect to kick off some 'love' themed cards.

All of the supplies I've used are listed below including the copic marker colours.  If you would like to watch my YouTube video tutorial please click below:



List of craft supplies used:

  • Little Monkey Agenda Stamps & Dies - Mama Elephant
  • Sweet Little Sentiments Stamps - Clearly Besotted
  • Tropical Leaves Stencil - Newtons Nook
  • Stitched Scalloped Rectangle Frames - Lawn Fawn
  • Heavyweight White Cardstock (300gsm)
  • Black Cardstock
  • Copic friendly cardstock - https://bit.ly/2ChEi4Y
  • Memento Ink - Tuxedo Black
  • Mini Ink Blending Tool
  • Mini Foam Pad
  • Distress Ink - Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet
  • Nuvo Glimmer Paste - Moonstone
  • Plasctic Palette Knife 
  • Mini Misti Stamping Tool
  • Embossing Buddy/Antistatic Powder Tool
  • Super Fine White Embossing Powder - Ranger
  • Heat Tool
  • Copic Markers:
  • Monkey - E79, E77, E74, E71, E43, E42, E41, E40, R20
  • Hearts - R85, R83, R81
  • Leaves - G17, G07, G05
  • Wooden sign - E37, E35, E33
  • ATG Adhesive
  • Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
  • Tonic Guillotine Paper Cutter
  • Uniball Signo White Gel Pen 1.0
  • Glossy Accents - Ranger
  • Jewels from 'Happy Haunting' Sequin pack - Lucy's Little Things
  • Tacky Glue 
  • Quick Stick Tool - WRMK
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Disclaimer:
*All products used in this video have been purchased by me and are products I love and enjoy using!

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