Thursday, 25 October 2012

A Birthday Card for my friends daughter "Kelly"

The scalloped 6 x 6 shaped card is from Buzzcraft. The background papers are from the Tea House 12 x 12 paper pack. The topper is a new design called Sweet Blossom from The Hobby House. I cut the flowers with a Marianne daisy die & put them together with a coloured brads.

Friday, 12 October 2012

A Birthday Card for my Sister's friend "Caroline"

The shaped card is from Craftwork Cards. The flowered backing paper is the Tea House design from Dovecraft. The topper is a new design called Sweet Blossom from Hobby House. The flowers were cut using daisy flower dies from Joy Crafts. I added some clear gem stones in the corners.

An Anniversary card for our friends Rosemay & Bob

The bird topper is from Kanban & I layered it on to gold mirri card which I cut using Spellbinders Nestabilities Decorative Labels Eight. The sentiment is from Hunkydory. I embossed the red card added some clear gems to the swirls.

An Anniversary Card for Alan & Marian

This 6 x 6 scalloped card is from Buzzcraft. The topper is from Kanban & the backing paper is design from Wild Rose Studio. I mounted the topper on to gold mirri card which had been cut using Spellbinders Nestabilities "Romantic Rectangles" I embellished it with pink ribbon from Docrafts & added some green adhesive pearls to the middle of the flowers.

A Special 50th Card for my Sister-in-Law "Gaynor"

This shaped card is from Kanban. The backing papers are from my stash. These photos are of the family pets but also Gaynor's pride & joy. The cat is called Ollie & the dog is called Jock & they were sneakily down loaded from Gaynor's wallpaper on her desktop so I could make this card as a surprise! The frames are cut using Spellbinders Nestabilities. The blue die cut which the sentiment is on is from the Fancy Tags Two also from Spellbinders "Shapeabilities" I finished it off by adding small buttons & gems to the scalloped edge.

A Birthday Card for my Sister "Joan"

This shaped card is from Craftwork Cards & I inked around the edge with Spun Sugar Distrees Ink. The background paper, toppers & sentiments are from the Hot Diggity Dog range from Docrafts. I finished it off  but adding some pink adhesive gems stones.

A Birthday Card for "Aunt Marian"

This 5 x 7 oval card really lent is self to this decoupage which is from the Lucy Cromwell range, another must have from Docrafts! Sentiment from Hunkydory.

A Birthday Card for My Brother-in-Law "Andrew"

This is a textured card from Card Creations. The backing paper is from the Portobello Road range by Docrafts. These images are stamps from Personal Impressions & coloured in with promakers.

A Birthday Card for my friend "Kay"

This is a stepper card. The backing papers & decoupage are from the Me to You range from Docrafts. The silver peel off stickers are from Card Creations.

A Card for my Brother-in-Law "Kevin"

The shaped card is from Hunkydory, the backing paper is from the Portobello Road range by Docrafts. The white card in the middle was cut with the postage stamp Spellbinders Nestabilities & inked around the edge with Antique Linen Distress Ink. The Mini is a peel off from Little Claire & coloured in with promarkers.

A Birthday Card for our friend Diane

The shaped card is from Craftwork Cards. The stamp is from Little Claire which I stamped with black memento ink & coloured in with promarkers. The sentiment, ballons & presents are domed stickers are from the Happy Birthday to You range from docrafts.

Monday, 11 June 2012

This Wedding Card is for a Couple who are getting married in a Castle in Italy

The card stock is from Kanban, I glued two cards together to make a gate fold card. The castle stamp is from Personal Impressions & was designed by Lindsay Mason. I stamped it in Memento Ink, the is colour (London Fog) I cut it out & layered it on to textured white card & some silver mirri. I used Spellbinders Labels Five to cut both pieces of card. The die cut I used for the ribbon is a Marianne Creatables die & I weaved some black & white spotty ribbon through it. I used Spellbinder Romantic Rectangles to display the wedding embellishments. I used the Spellbinder Floral Ovals for the names. The column was made from a stencil which I inked through, cut it out & embellished with some doves & roses.

The backing paper inside is the "wedding" design from Dovecraft. I used Grand Labels Four for the inside & used some wedding rub-ons which says "To a  Wonderful Couple, Congratulations on your Wedding"

Monday, 21 May 2012

Flowers I made at Jane Gill's workshop

Jane showed us how to make these lovely Senecia's & Fuchsias's then we mounted them on to cards. What a lovely day we had, it's very addictive as you just want to make more!

Birthday Card for our Sister-in-Law "Louise"

The decoupage on this card is called Cookies Birthday from Trimcraft.

Sunday, 29 April 2012

An Anniversary Card for Andrew & Louise

This is a decoupage kit from Docrafts the hedgehogs are called Hawthorn & Bramble part of the Daisy & Dandelion range. The backing paper is also from the same range & I added some gem stones in the corners.

A Birthday Card for my friend "Gill"

I've decoupaged the little girl & mounted her on to white card that I cut with Spellbinder Fleur De Lis Rectangles. The white flower border on the right was cut with a Memory Box die called Catalina Border. I added some pearls & gems to the middle of the flowers.

A Birthday Card for our Brother-in-Law "Norman"

These shirts & waist coats were something I found in my stash. I mounted them on to brown textured card which I cut with the Spellbinder large labels die. I used beige gingham card for the mating & layering & inked around the edge with Vintage Photo distress ink. The ties are peel offs which I stuck on to coloured card & then cut around them.

Saturday, 31 March 2012

A Mothers Day card for - Eileen

The shaped card was white but I inked around the edge with Spun Sugar distress ink. The mirri card & blue card were cut with the new X-cut dies. The flowered pirimage is from Hunkydory & I added some adhesive pearls, transparent flowers & gem stones.

A card for my Mother-in-Law

The card blank is from Hunkydory & the decoupage is a Me to You bear from a Docrafts kit.

A Birthday Card for my friend - Lin

This is a concertina card made from the new Boofle range from Docrafts. It's very easy to make & all the dogs are decoupaged. It's something a bit different & very cute when made up. Below is a photo of the card fully extended.

Monday, 5 March 2012

Here is Birthday Card I made for our Sister-in-Law "Rachel"

I think this stamp is gorgeous it's a Tina Wenke stamp & I used promarkers to colour it in. I used an arched shaped die from Sizzix to match the card. The flowers I stamped around the edge are stamps from Card-io & I used the little Versa Color ink pads.

Here are 2 Mens Birthday Cards

I used black outline peel offs from Little Claire & coloured them in with Promarkers for both these cards. The card above I used Labels Twenty Two.

The back ground paper for this card is from the Portobello Road collection by Papermania. I also used the Spellbinder Postage Stamp die & inked around the edge with Antique Linen distress ink.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

This 40th Birthday Card winged it's way to Switzerland! It was for the Sister of our very good friend "Karin"

This is a gatefold card from Kanban. The top backing paper is from the Henbury Lane collection & the gingham paper is from Back to Basics by Dovecraft. The image is a Molly Bloom stamp (my favourite stamps by the way!) I cut the arched shape with one of the new Sizzix nesties. I used a Marianne die for pink spotted ribbon & attached a heart shaped charm which says "I love ballet"! The happy birthday is one of Anita's Glitterations & I mounted it on to pink pearl card & cut it with a die from Fancy Tags Two. I also used Labels Six for the cream pearl card.

Inside I used the Grand Nestie Labels Four. The happy birthday peel off is from Card Creations. I added some balloons & stars domed stickers from Papermania. I finished the inside by mounting a ballet dress & shoes on to pink glittered card cut with a scalloped circle die from Little Claire.

A card for my Sister-in-Law "Chris"

The background paper & topper were free from the Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine issue 94. Their called Soft Nostalgia by Hot Off The Press. I added a few rhinestones to finish.

A 21st Card for our Nephew - Michael

The background paper & topper is from Kanban. The cup is a die cut out of red mirri card & I've added a key charm to represent it being Michael's 21st birthday.

Sunday, 19 February 2012

These are two 8Oth Birthday Cards for my Mother-in-Law

This one I made from Ron to Eileen. The card is from Kanban the backing paper is from the Henbery Lane paper pack. I attached the decoupage to Spellbinders labels twenty & inked around the edge in the distress ink Spun Sugar.

Below is a picture of the inside.

The is the other card from me & hubby to Steve's Mum.

This fan card is from a kit I bought from Create & Craft ages ago & only make up for special occasions. The image is decoupaged & I added some glitter, flowers gems & a tassel.

Below is the back of the fan.

A Card for my Brother-in-Law "Chris"

The stamp is from Little Claire & coloured in with promarkers.

Friday, 6 January 2012

The only 3 Christmas Cards I made this year!!!

A card for my crafting friend Gill. The shaped card is from Hunkydory & the stamp is from the Molly Bloom range.

A couple of family cards. The stamp is again Molly Bloom & the poinsettias are cut with a Marianne die.

This cute reindeer stamp is from Hobby Art.

A Special card for my friends Daughter!

A picture of the inside

This is a shaped card from Kanban & the shoe stamp is from Creative Expressions. I used two lots of ribbon, the first one is a black organza with silver edging then I layered the black & white spotted one on top & attached a handbag charm.