Month: August 2017

Customer Thank You Cards – Color Theory

Thank you so much for your recent orders.  I know I say it a lot, but I truly appreciate every single order. Making Thank You cards to send is an absolute pleasure for me. If you’ve ordered from me recently then one of these should have made its way to you. I’ve used the Color

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Month: August 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Autumnal Diagonal Slash

Hope you are enjoying this Bank Holiday Monday and that the weather is being kind to you. Although it is August, it was rather autumnal when I was creating the project for last week’s Card & Cuppa. Here it is. It’s a diagonal slash card that we haven’t made for about a year, and will

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Month: August 2017

Naturally Eclectic – Papercrafting Class

After showing you last week’s Card & Cuppa project using Oh, So Eclectic, I realised I hadn’t shown you my recent Papercrafting Class projects. The theme was the Naturally Eclectic Suite where the attendees used products from the Suite to create 4 cards, matching envelopes and a co-ordinating box. Here are the projects: Four cards

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Month: August 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa for Children – Bob the Minion

At the previous week’s Card & Cuppa for Children session, I mentioned that a Minion might be putting in an appearance the following week. As the child was returning that week, this was met with a large smile along with information that Bob was their favourite! So, here’s Bob the Minion, Hippofrog Designs style! This

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Month: August 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Oh, So Eclectic

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we used another new stamp set from the Annual Catalogue. Here is the project. It uses the Oh, So Eclectic Stamp Set with Sweet Sugarplum, Blushing Bride, Lemon Lime Twist and Wild Wasabi.  Isn’t this just a gorgeous colour combination? The patterned background piece is made from a stencil

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Month: August 2017

Copper Birthday Blooms

A good friend celebrated her Birthday last week. She’s a fan of heat embossing so I decided to combine this with a vintage look. The background uses Crumb Cake tone on tone stamping using the Touches of Texture Stamp Set. I then stamped the flower from Birthday Blooms with Versamark and heat embossed with Copper

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Month: August 2017

I’m in print!

I’m very excited today as I’m in print! A while back I was contacted by a crafting magazine (Crafts Beautiful) as they were running an article on Charity Card Making and had seen that I’ve got a Charity Card Making Day coming up. So, I answered a set of questions, sent off a few pictures

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Month: August 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa for Children – Say cheese!

During the school holidays I’ve been holding Card & Cuppa for Children sessions.  This is our regular Card & Cuppa session but for specifically for children aged 4+.  It was a hit last year, so I decided to run it again this year. Here is the project from last week. I knew I wanted to

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Month: August 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Crafting Forever

How is it Monday again already? That must mean that it’s time to show you last week’s Card & Cuppa project. This is a great ‘just because’ card, perfect for the times you want someone to know you’re thinking of them. Firstly, we stamped the paint pot image from Crafting Forever several times onto the

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Month: August 2017

Customer Thank You Cards – Floral Statements

As you know, one of my favourite things to make are ‘Thank you’ cards for my lovely customers. It’s great to be able to thank those who are supporting my local business. Here is the card for my most recent customers. It uses the Floral Statements Stamp Set, a set of two stamps with two

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