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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Handmade album with a mini stencilling tutorial

Hi guys, I'm back today for 
and I thought I'd show you a album I made using my Cinch machine,
I've fancied a Cinch for ages so hubby bought me one as an early xmas pressie, 
then of course I just had to try it out!!! lol
I used some of the gorgeous wood effect paper  from the Rose Garden collection on my base, then added a layer of My wedding paper both by Crafts and You design, this I distressed on the edges,
For the tag I first cut out a tag using a Tim Holtz die and some kraft cardstock,

I then laid my tag down, making sure it was straight, then I placed the stencil over the card stock making sure it was in the place I wanted the rose to be, then I taped the stencil down on the edges, I then  spread some modeling paste over the top, 

Remove the stencil, let the modelling paste dry and then decorate the rest of the tag as you wish,

Sorry for the blurry picture but as you can see, I added some gorgeous lace, then I cut out some of the roses and leaves from the cut out paper sheet, all links below, I also used a chipboard bird and added a pearl for it's eye,
At the top I added some more lace and some of the white twine, plus a couple more rose cut outs then some sequins here and there, a little glitter finishes off the center of the flower cut outs,
Inside I used the fabulous new Diary Notes pages Romantic by Studio 75,
Happy Crafting!!

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Happy Birthday

Hi guys, over at
we have a theme this week Happy Everything,
well yesterday was Tegans 5th Birthday so I made her this card,
I used this adorable digital stamp from DI'S digi's called Lets light up a cake, when I saw it had five candles I just couldn't resist it, It's coloured with my distress re-inkers and I added a little glitter on the candles,

The gorgeous papers are by Pion Design my precious daughter 6" x 6" and the Paris Flea Market 12" x 12" for the letters which i added on top of some Noor Design balloons,
I added a five die cut to a Doo Hickey heart die, then finished off my card with some of the gorgeous flowers and Lace Tina sells in her online shop,
Di's Digi's - anything goes

Happy Crafting!!

Friday, 26 August 2016

We wish you....

Hi guys, I was in the mood for making a Christmas card!! now those who know me know I don't usually do the C word cards till November and then under duress, lol
so am I ill?
I couldn't resist this adorable digi called 3 little Christmas girls by All Dressed up and coloured it with my distress re-inkers, I've added hints of star Dust stickles for a snow effect and Glamour Dust for the fur trim.
I've also used a few Joy craft dies - point die, Winter Wishes circle die, Winter word die, plus a Magnolia Doo hickey tree die,
Papers are Maja design plus other and I used a sentiment by Crafters Companion Bebunni set,
I'm off now for a brew to get over the shock!!! lol
Noor Design UK - #21 Christmas
Deep Ocean- Things with wings
Happy Crafting!!

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Just for fun!!

Hi guys, I'm back from a little weekend away break, well I say break we had the family with us, lol
anyway I thought I'd show you a card I made before my break using the gorgeous Freesia stamp again by Altenew,

This time I've cut it out and layered it with 3D foam behind to raise the image, which I have coloured with my copics,
can you believe it!! another CAS card off me!!! 

I finished the card off with a few dots of distress ink and a little twine on my tag,
Best be off, as I've got Tegan today too, there is no rest for the wicked!!!
happy Crafting!!

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Another thank you card

Hi guys, I'm back today with my card for Love to craft and create, this was the last and third card I made for Tegan's teachers/ helpers when she left her reception class,
I again used this gorgeous paper Lazy Evening from the Never Ending Summer collection by Lemoncraft, using both sides, they distress on the edges fantastically too which as you know is something I like to do,
I used the same wood effect side of the paper for the inside of the gorgeous Scrapiniec Royal rectangle frame, I then coloured the outside with some vintage photo distress ink too,
Underneath the floral display I used a Agateria inkspots stencil with some modeling paste,
I then used some of the fabulous twine Monika sells in her online store too, I really find twine so useful!!!lol
Edited to add, Monika now has the Scrapiniec thank you chipboard, now too,
My leaves and flowers are handmade as is the bird which I made using air dry clay and a mould,
Do check out Monikas fabulous range of products, 
Happy Crafting!!