Card In A Box for Teens

Right view of card in a box

It's occurred to me that while I've made a bunch of these "Card In A Box" cards, I haven't shared any with you!  Ahhh! I hope I'm forgiven.  So here's one I made recently for one of my sons.  I usually make a 'fandom' card for him based on some TV show or video game that he enjoys but this year he … [Read more...]

Upsy Daisy Pushing Daisies!

upsy daisy card

I know... strange title for a blog post, but that's what's happening... Upsy Daisy is retiring from the Stampin' Up! catalogue.  I've probably mentioned it before, but this is one stamp set that I've always recommended to people when they've wanted something 'versatile & economical' but weren't … [Read more...]

Monogram Card

Beau Chateau Monogram Card

I'm cheating a little today and showing you a card that I made a little while ago.  I was going through my photos and found it so I thought I'd share it. I kept the main part of the card very simple because the middle part is quite fancy. The patterned paper has been sponged around the edges with … [Read more...]

Stamping on Patterned Paper

Forever Young

There's a technique I quite enjoy doing and that's stamping onto patterned paper.  I love silhouette stamps because I find them really versatile and this is just one technique that I like doing with them.  If you have any silhouette stamps give it a go :D It's so easy, I just stamped straight … [Read more...]

Purple, purple and more purple

purple reason to smile card

I don't know what it is with purple but I very very rarely make purple cards.  I love the colour though!  I have loads of purple clothes, purple eyeshadows, purple jewellry, but for the life of me I can't get comfortable making purple cards, not unless it I use it as an accent or secondary colour … [Read more...]

Fresh Vintage

fresh vintage

So I've finally gotten over my issues with cutting into beautiful patterned paper only to now come up with the fear of running out of said beautiful paper.  Aaaahhh!  Can anyone relate?  The paper I've used here for this card was actually free (yes, you can get it free too, more info later) and so … [Read more...]