Sunday, 1 September 2013

Blog Hop

Hi! Thank you for stopping by for the Stampin Stars Blog Hop! Once you have finished looking here, hop over to Louise by pressing the next button! I hope you are getting lots of inspiration! 

Here are my two projects: 

As soon as I saw the Seasonal Catalogue (please see next post for more information!) I fell in love with the Gift Bow Bigz L Die. I just knew it would look sensational on cards and gift bags. I also had a feeling it would look even more amazing covered in Dazzling Diamonds glitter. 

 Tutorial coming soon!!

Card: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake (Bow), Seasons of Style DSP
Ink: Cherry Cobble, Old Olive
Stamp: Christmas Collectibles 
Other: Christmas Ornament Punch, Gift Bow Bigz L Die, Bakers Twine

I also made this cute little card using the Wishing You stamp set. I cut out the bottom present and replaced it with a Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate!! What could be better to go on a card!! I used Dazzling Diamonds on the background, as after all, what is Christmas without glitter?! 

Card: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Seasons of Style DSP
Ink: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black
Stamp: Wishing You, Petite Pairs
Other: Bakers Twine, Stylish Striped Embossing Folder, Dazzling Diamonds

Oh Hello!

I wanted to try and make a slightly masculine card today. It's not exactly how I planned it, but I still like it. The original idea was CASE'd from Pinterest, but there was no name to credit to. 

Card: Natural White, Midnight Muse
Ink: Crumb cake, Midnight Muse, Gumball Green, 
Stamp: Oh Hello
Other: Mini  Brad, Bakers Twine (early espresso)

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

En Francais

Here is a card using my two current favourite stamp sets; Everything Eleanor, En Francais. I love how the background stamp makes a simple card something special. 
What's your favourite stamp?

Card: Natural White, Early Espresso
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Strawberry Slush
Stamp: En Francais, Everything Eleanor, Sweet Essentials

Calypso Coral & Coastal Cabana

I love the amount of colours Stampin Up has on offer. I find it fun to pick two colours as inspiration. 
This time I picked Calypso Coral and Coastal Cabana. Orange and blue are not two colours I would normally put together, but I think they go together great! 

Card: Coastal Cabana, Early Espresso, Natural White
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Early Espresso, Natural White
Stamps: Morning Meadow
Other: Ribbon (coloured with Coastal Cabana) Mini button

Simple & Sweet

This card is really simple and quick to make. I used the Stampin Wheel Travel Journal, to stamp the writing on the background. 
*TIP* I sponged the ink onto the wheel to make the stamp 'shabby'. 
I raised the leaves and the butterflies up using Stampin Dimensionals.

Card: Whisper White
Ink: Crumb Cake, Primrose Petals, Gumball Green, Rasberry Ripple
Stamps: Curly Cute, Kindness Matters, Travel Journal, Blooming Marvelous
Other: Bakers Twine

Everything Eleanor

Everything Eleanor is one of my favourite stamp sets. I love the big flourish, it can make a plain background stunning! This card was fairly quick to make. I think it's quite elegant and would make a lovely wedding invite. What do you think? 

If you would learn to make cards, send me a message. If you are in the area, (Waterlooville, Portsmouth) then you can come to a class. Otherwise, I can give you more information about distance classes!!

Card: Whisper White, Crumb Cake
Ink:Rich Razzlebery, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake
Stamps: Everything Eleanor, Morning Meadow
Other: Pearls

Monday, 26 August 2013

Thank You!

I love this card! I CASE'd it from InkyPinkies. CASE means Copy and Steal Everything. As long as you give credit to the creator, you are free to take their idea and either copy it exactly, or change bits. I love to find a card on Pinterest and mix up their idea. 

I decided to use the Stampin Up! markers to add a little bit of colour to the edge of each petal.

Card: Crumb Cake, Red Razzleberry, Midnight Muse
Ink: Pool Party, Midnight Muse, Basic Black
Stamps: Mixed Bunch, Petite Pairs, En Francais
Others: Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Beautiful Wings Embosslits, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Blossom Punch