Friday, 15 March 2019

R.S.V.P.




I have used my Gemini Foil Press to make this R.S.V.P. I have matt and layered my cream DL card with brown card and then cream card with the foiled design on one side and plain cream card with the sentiment foiled on the other side. Where the two pieces of cream card meet and I have added chocolate brown satin ribbon and bow.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

artisticinspirations #213 - anything goes (unlimited)
pennys #421 - anything goes (2/3)
wordartwednesday #378 - anything goes (2/5)
craftycreations #386 - anything goes (2/2)
lovetocraft #32 - anything goes (5/5)
avenue613 #219 - anything goes option kinetic card (4/8)
craftingfromtheheart #238 - anything goes (3/3)
thecraftyaddicts #58 - anything goes option embellish it (3/3)
throughthecraftroomdoor #11th March - anything goes (2/2)
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - anything goes (3/3)
getcreative #78 - anything goes option anything but a card (3/3)


Thursday, 14 March 2019

Lots of die cuts


I have been preparing elements for children to make Welsh themed Mother's Day cards.  

Daffodil Mother's Day Card


I have made another Mother'scard that is Welsh themed.

I have matt and layered my 6x6in white card with orange, yellow and white card. I die cut the celtic embellishment using a Tonic Studios die. I have used part of a Sue Wilson perfume bottle die set to cut a vase. I die cut daffodils using a Leane Creatief die set. I attached all the elements to my card. Finally I printed a sentiment and die cut it with a Sue Wilson banner die.

artisticinspirations #213 - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious #158 - anything goes optional C.A.S. (unlimited)
pennys #421 - anything goes (1/3)
wordartwednesday #378 - anything goes (1/5)
craftycreations #386 - anything goes (1/2)
cardsgalore #61 - anything goes (3/3)
asyoulikeit #14th March - favourite dies or stencils and why (1/3) lea'bilities daffodils are perfect for welsh recipients
lovetocraft #32 - anything goes (4/5)
avenue613 #219 - anything goes option kinetic card (3/8)
craftingfromtheheart #238 - anything goes (2/3)
thecraftyaddicts #58 - anything goes option embellish it (2/3)
throughthecraftroomdoor #11th March - anything goes (1/2)
scrapyland #109 - anything goes with die brand scrapyland stock/Tonic,Sue Wilson (3/5)
getcreative #78 - anything goes option anything but a card (2/3)



Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Welsh themed Mother's Day card


I have matt and layered my 6x6in card with red and green card. I die cut the celtic design using a Tonic die, I cut the detail in red and the background in white. I attached this to my card. I die cut the dragon with a Sweet Dixie die and added a small black Tonic Nuvo drop for the dragons eye. I printed a sentiment and die cut it with a Sue Wilson banner die. I cut a larger banner in red to mount my sentiment. I have cut the daffodil with a Lea'bilities die set.

artisticinspirations #213 - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious #158 - anything goes optional C.A.S. (unlimited)
craftycatzweekly #452 - anything goes option fantasy/make believe (1/3)
lovetocraft #32 - anything goes (3/5)
avenue613 #219 - anything goes option kinetic card (2/8)
craftingfromtheheart #238 - anything goes (2/3)
scrapyland #109 - anything goes with die brand scrapyland stock/Sweet Dixie,Tonic,Sue Wilson (2/5)


Thursday, 7 March 2019

16th Birthday Card


A quick birthday card for my son to take to school tomorrow for one of his mates.

I have using a Tonic die set to make the hedgehog. I printed the personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Go Kreate die from and nesting set. I used the next size in the nesting set to cut the blue circle. I covered my 8x8in white card with blue card and then gingham card. I die cut the balloons and added the numbers that I cut with Marianne dies. I cut the Welsh sentiment with a Tattered Lace die and added it to a banner before attaching it to my card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

artisticinspirations #213 - anything goes (unlimited)
creatalicious #158 - anything goes option CAS (unlimited)
pennys #420 - anything goes (1/3)
craftycatzweekly #451 - anything goes option best friends (2/3)
wordartwednesday #376 - anything goes option (2/5)
craftycreations #385 - anything goes (2/2)
cardsgalore #61 - anything goes (2/3)
classicdesignteam #3 - anything goes (unlimited)
asyoulikeit #28th Feb - layers, one or many and why/like to use lots of layers for interest and dimension (2/3)
lovetocraft #32 - anything goes (2/5)
sendasmile4kids #2nd march - cards for boys or anything goes for kids (unlimited)
avenue613 #219 - anything goes option kinetic cards (1/8)
craftycalendar #March - for a child (1/3)
craftingfromtheheart #238 - anything goes (1/3)
thecraftyaddicts #58 - anything goes option embellish it (1/3)
throughthecraftroomdoor #5th March - anything goes (1/2)
scrapyland #109 - anything with die brand that scrapyland sell/Tonic (1/5)
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - anything goes (2/3)
getcreative #78 - anything goes option anything but a card (1/3)




Friday, 1 March 2019

Grandpa Birthday Card


This is for my DT post over at craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper

I have covered my 8x8in white card with green and white gingham paper from Anna Marie. I have die cut the dragon with a Sweet Dixie die and added it to the circles that I cut with Tonic dies. I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Sue Wilson pierced flag die. I added a piece of green card down my card and then added the circles and the sentiment. I added a tiny black "eye" with Tonic Nuvo drops.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

artisticinspirations #212 -  anything goes (unlimited)*
creatalicious #158 - anything goes optional CAS (unlimited)
pennys #419 - anything goes (2/3)
craftycatzweekly #451 - ATG optional Best Friends (1/3)
crafting-with-friends #81 - anything goes (1/3)
wordartwednesday #376 - anything goes (1/5)
craftycreations #385 - anything goes (1/2)
cardsgalore #61 - anything goes (1/3)
classicdesignteam #3 - anything goes (unlimited)
asyoulikeit #28 Feb - layers one or more and why/I like to use lots of layers for interest and dimension (1/3)
lovetocraft #32 - anything goes (1/5)
aperfecttimetocraft #3 - anything goes (1/3)









Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Good Luck card


This is a personalised card for a young lady who is going to Germany for an operation.

I printed off a personalised sentiment and an image from her fundraising page. I  matt and layered my 8x8in white card with green card and patterned paper. I added ribbon across my card and. I die cut my sentiment with a die from a nesting set from The Works and used the next size in the nesting set to cut the green card to mount my sentiment. I mounted the image onto the green card. I attached both of these elements to my card with foam pads. I cut the hearts with a punch and used them to complete  my card.

sendasmile4kids #Feb - anything goes for kids/Spring or Easter (unlimited)*
avenue613 #218 - anything goes option use a critter (8/8)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
creatalicious #157 - anything goes optional girly (unlimited)
craftycalendar #Feb - add texture and ribbon (3/3)*
pennys #418 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftycatzweekly #450 - anything goes option for a boy (2/3)*
unicorn #40 - include a heart (unlimited)*

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Project published in Papercraft Inspirations




My New Baby Exploding Box was published in the latest edition of Papercraft Inspirations

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Deer Scene Card


The Marianne Deer die is one of my favourite dies. I have used the set to cut three deer using tan and pink card. I have used Memory Box and Cheery Lynn dies to cut the other elements. I embossed white card with an Embossalicious embossing folder. I matt and layered my 8x8in white card with tan and pink card. I covered the top with the embossed card and the bottom with layers of the die cut grass. I then added the die cut elements

allsorts #508 - spring flowers (1/3)*
sendasmile4kids #Feb - anything goes for kids/spring or easter (unlimited)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
creatalicious #157 - anything goes optional girly (unlimited)
craftingfromtheheart #237 - anything goes (3/3)*
asyoulikeit #14th Feb - birthday or Christmas/Birthday is a more personal occasion (3/3)*
craftycatzweekly #450 - anything goes option something for a boy (1/3)*

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Nanny 70th Birthday Card


I have matt and layered my 8x8in white card with lilac and white embossed card. I embossed the white card with a Tattered Lace embossing folder. I printed personalised sentiments and cut them with a Xcut nesting set and Sue Wilson banner dies. I cut the numbers with Tattered Lace dies. I used various embellishments on my card from my local artificial floral supplier.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

avenue613 - 218 - anything goes option use a critter (7/8)
wordartwednesday #374 - anything goes (5/5)
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
creatalicious #157 - anything goes optional girly (unlimited)
craftingfromtheheart #237 - anything goes (2/3)*
asyoulikeit #14th Feb - favourite birthday or Christmas/ Birthday because more personal for the recipient (2.3)*
craftycalendar #Feb - add texture and ribbon (2/3)*
crafting-with-friends #80 - anything goes (3/3)



Monday, 18 February 2019

70th Birthday Card


I have made an 8x8in white easel card. I have matt and layered the top and the bottom with turquoise, silver and white embossed card. I embossed the white card using a Tattered Lace embossing folder. I die cut the three striplets using Sue Wilson dies. I attached them onto white card and then cut around them before adding them to the top of my card. I die cut the perfume bottles using Sue Wilson dies adding double sided adhesive to the die cut bottle and then attached the die cut detail to it before adding Tonic Studios Nuvo glitter. I have cut the numbers with Tonic dies and added them to topper that I made using a Sue Wilson die set.  I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a Tonic die from a nesting set and mounted it onto a rectangle cut with the next size die in the nesting set. I attached this to the base of my card using foam pads so this will act as the stopper for the easel. Other personal details that I was asked to add have been printed and cut with a die from a Presscut nesting set.  I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops.

avenue613 #218 - anything goes option use a critter (6/8)*
wordartwednesday #374 - anything goes (4/5)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
notjustcards #Feb - anything goes (5/5)
pennys #417 - anything goes (2/3)*
creatalicious #157 - anything goes optional girly (unlimited)
craftingfromtheheart #237 - anything goes (1/3)*
asyoulikeit #14th Feb - favourite birthday or Christmas (Christmas because more personal for the recipient (1/3)*
craftycreations #384 - anything goes (2/2)*
ellibellescorner #Feb - die cut and/or heart (3/3)*
crafting-with-friends #80 - anything goes (2/3)


Sunday, 17 February 2019

Golden Wedding Anniversary Card


I have die cut the edge of the front of my 8x8in white card with a Tonic die. I matt and layered the front of my card with gold and white card. I die cut the one side of these layers with the outside edge of this die set so the layers fit up against the die cut. I embossed the top gold layer with a Tattered Lace embossing folder. I printed a personalised sentiment and die cut it with a scalloped circle die and using the next size circle in the nesting I cut a brown circle. I cut the flourishes with a Cheery Lynn die. I assembled all these elements on the front of my card. I die cut the flowers with the dies that come in the Tonic die set and attached them to the die cut edge. I completed my card with flat backed pearls.

avenue613 #218 - anything goes option use a critter (5/8)*
lovetocraft #31 - anything goes (5/5)*
wordartwednesday #374 - anything goes (3/5)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
notjustcards #Feb - anything goes (4/5)*
creatalicious #157 - anything goes option girly (unlimited)
cardsgalore #60 - anything goes (3/3)*
craftingwithanattitude #48 - anything goes (3/3)*
pennys #417 - anything goes (1/3)*
diecuttindivas #407 - love (3/3)*
crafting-with-friends #80 - anything goes (1/3)



Thursday, 14 February 2019

Pretty Valentine's Card



This creation is for my DT post ovethr at movingalongwiththetimes

Another project for Valentine's Day

An A4 card that I have matt and layered with pink card and then pink and white gingham card. I have distressed all the edges of the layers. I have die cut a heart with a Sizzix die. I then used various embellishments from my local artificial floral supplies to create the 3D heart. I die cut the trellis using a Cheery Lynn die and then added the oval that I cut with a Presscut die and then the sentiment that I cut with a Tonic die. I completed my card with Tonic Nuvo drops 

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

avenue613 #218 - anything goes option use a critter (4/8)*
lovetocraft #31 - anything goes (4/5)*
wordartwednesday #374 - anything goes (2/5)*
craftingfromtheheart #236 - anything goes (3/3)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
pearlysparkles #37 - it's a love thing (unlimited)*
die-cut-divas #Feb - love is in the air (3/3)*
notjustcards #Feb - anything goes (3/5)
getcreative #77 - anything goes option use lots of red (3/3)*
makemymonday #89 - red,pink and white (1/3)*
classicdesignteam #2 - anything goes (1/3)*
simplycreatetoo #146 - anything goes option use hearts (3/3)*
craftingwithanattitude #48 - anything goes (2/3)* winner
brownsugar #287 - love and/or St. Valentine's Day (2/2)*
diecuttindivas #407 - love (2/3)*
craftycreations #384 - anything goes (1/2)*
craftygalscorner #185 - add a heart (2/3)*
ellibellescorner #Feb - die cut and/or heart (2/3)*
unicorn #40 - include a heart (unlimited)*
craftrocket #56/Feb - valentine (unlimited)*

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

RSVP


I have been asked to make a R.S.V.P today. So a quick make with a pretty Tattered Lace heart die.

I matt and layered a 5x7in white card with pink and then white card. I printed on the white card before cutting it to size. I attached the heart to the card.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

avenue613 #218 - anything goes option use a critter (3/8)*
lovetocraft #31 - anything goes (3/5)*
wordartwednesday #374 - anything goes (1/5)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes (unlimited)*
pearlysparkles #37 - it's a love thing (unlimited)*
notjustcards #Feb - anything goes (2/5)*
simplycreatetoo #146 - anything goes option use hearts (2/3)*
craftygalscorner #185 - add a heart (1/3)*
ellibellescorner #Feb - die cut and/or heart (1/3)*
unicorn #40 - include a heart (unlimited)*

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Valentine Gift


This is a little something that I made for my son's girlfriend. I have followed a tutorial that another crafter had kindly added to social media after many people asked how she had made something similar to this. I have used a Tonic star nesting set. I have cut the stars in gold glitter card and pink mirror card. I added acetate to the apertures and then added the words to the larger stars. I attached the stars to ribbon with a knot and loop at the top so it can be hung.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

creatalicious #156 - anything goes optional hearts/love (unlimited)*
avenue613 #218 - anything goes option add a critter (2/8)*
lovetocraft #31 - anything goes (2/5)*
wordartwednesday #372 - anything goes (2/5)*
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #99 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftingfromtheheart #236 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftycatzweekly #448 - anything goes optional hearts & flowers (2/3)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes option love it up (unlimited)*
creativeinspirations #Feb - with love*
pearlysparkles #37 - it's a love thing (unlimited)*
cardsgalore #60 - anything goes (2/3)*
die-cut-divas #Feb - love is in the air (2/3)*
notjustcards #Feb - anything goes (1/5)*
getcreative #77 - anything goes option use lots of red (2/3)*
diecuttindivas #407 - love (1/3)*
craftrocket #56/Feb - valentine (unlimited)*

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Valentine's Card


I have matt and layered an 8x8in white card with red card and then white card that I have printed a personalised sentiment on. I added red embossed card down one side of card and then added red satin ribbon on the edge of the red card. I have used an Embossalicious embossing folder. I die cut the scalloped ovals with a die from a Go Kreate nesting set. I added the various Love die cuts to the ovals and then attached them to the card.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

creatalicious #156 - anything goes (unlimited)*
avenue613 #218 - anything goes optional use a critter (1/8)*
lovetocraft #31 - anything goes (1/5)*
wordartwednesday #372 - anything goes (1/5)*
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #99 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftingfromtheheart #236 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftycatzweekly #448 - hearts and flowers (1/3)*
artisticinspirations #212 - anything goes optional love it up (unlimited)*
creativeinspirations #Feb - with love*
pearlysparkles #37 - it's a love thing (unlimited)*
cardsgalore #60 - anything goes (1/3)*
die-cut-divas #Feb - love is in the air (1/3)*
getcreative #77 - anything goes option use lots of red (1/3)*
simplycreatetoo #146 - anything goes option use hearts (1/3)* DT Favourite
craftingwithanattitude #48 - anything goes (1/3)*
brownsugar #287 - love and/or St. Valentine's Day (1/2)*
unicorn #40 - include a heart (unlimited)*
craftycalendar #Feb - add texture and ribbon (1/3)*
craftrocket #56 Feb - Valentine (unlimited)* Top 3

Saturday, 2 February 2019

A memory book for a wedding album


This is my DT project for the challenges over at craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper

I have used the Tonic Memory Book die. a tag die, Sue Wilson daughter die and Tonic Bride and Groom die. To make these pages

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

16th Birthday Card for Cardiff City supporter


I have printed the image that I found online. I matt and layered my 8x8in card with red card and the white card that has a personalised sentiment. I mounted the image onto matching red card and then added it to my card. I die cut the cup using a Marianne die. I also used Marianne dies to cut the numbers and added them to a die cut shape that I cut with a die from a nesting die set from The Works. I completed my card with stars cut using a punch.

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Valentine's Gift Box


A gift box made for my Son to give his girlfriend.

I have used the Tonic Studios kaleidoscope dies to make the box in black card. I paper pieced elements of the box with red and gold card.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

creatalicious #155 - anything goes optional winter fun (unlimited)*
avenue613 #217 - anything goes optional water colouring (3/8)*
lovetocraft #30 - anything goes (3/5)* Winner
wordartwednesday #370 - anything goes (2/5)*
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #98 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftingfromtheheart #235 - anything goes (1/3)*
craftycatzweekly #446 - anything goes (1/3)*
artisticinspirations #211 - anything goes option tag (unlimited)*
notjustcards #Jan - anything goes (2/5)*
creativeinspirations #Jan - anything goes*
die-cut-divas #Jan - anything goes (3/3)*





Thursday, 17 January 2019

Valentine Gift


This is my project for my DT post at movingalongwiththetimes.

I haven't had a lot going on here for the past few days. I have been busy making wedding place settings, I am waiting for more R.S.V.P's now.

Having a break from them I have made this Valentine's gift:

I have purchased a cheap 8x8in box frame. I have used two different pink card as my background. I used various nesting die sets cutting the same two colours and then patterned paper. I attached the three layers of each shape and then added them to my background. I die cut the banner using a Sue Wilson set and then added Girlfriend and a flower.

My son plans on giving this to his girlfriend for Valentine's Day

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

creatalicious #155 - anything goes optional winter fun (unlimited)*
avenue613 #217 - anything goes optional water colouring (2/8)*
lovetocraft #Jan - anything goes (2/5)*
wordartwednesday #370 - anything goes (1/5)*
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #97 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftingfromtheheart #234 - anything goes (2/3)*
craftycatzweekly #444 - anything goes optional birthday (1/3)*
craftingwithanattitude #47 - anything goes (2/3)*
die-cut-divas #Jan - something new/new technique (2/3)*
getcreative #76 - anything goes (2/3)*
makemymonday #87 - use words or sentiment (2/3)*
simplycreatetoo #145 - anything goes (2/3)*
cardsgalore #59 - anything goes (3/3)*
classicdesignteam #1 - anything goes (2/3)*
creativeinspirations #Jan - anything goes*
notjustcards #Jan - anything goes (1/5)*
pearlysparkles #36 - anything goes (unlimited)*
artisticinspirations #211 - anything goes/option tag your it (unlimited)*