Before my upcoming hectic but happy weekend is upon me, I decided to finally have a test run with the edge dies I got from slow boat from China.
These cut like a dream and cannot wait to put them to good use when I need to make a card for a special event. Hardly have to use a pokey tool as the little pieces fall right out. BUT the one edge die on top right hand photo, now that was another matter. I did struggle to begin with with this but as alot of other crafters have had same problem I feel relieved I am not doing anything wrong. Phew !
Aren’t they gorgeous ?
Well my happy mail from China is slowly all arriving, I say all arriving that is kind of incorrect as have quite a few more to come !
Had to have a play around with the new dies and I am very impressed. Also a while back I made my God daughters Christening Card, but when all the lovely dies arrived I knew I was not 100% happy with it so I re did it and I am alot happier.
Here are a few cards I made… Hope you like them
Following my recent post on Digi Stamps I decided to give it a go. I have to admit although I am not brilliant at cutting, I am pleased with this draft result.
Now for the next few weekends I will attempt to have a go with other digi stamps providing I can find time as been asked to make cupcakes, baby shower tags …. Where is my craft time ?!
Supplies :- Coffee / Latte Cup via google, Coffee Beans via google
Paper is from Granny Enchanted ( go and check put the free lovely papers )
Inks :- Memento Dew Drop – Desert Sand, Rich Cocoa & Toffee Crunch
Stamp was given to me
Today I decided to have a go at creating backgrounds using Distress Inks… Still a failure with this but will keep on trying. It could be me being too heavy handed or simply using wrong card ??
Anyway by pure fluke I made this Rainbow card. I say “card”, just that I have decided not to waste cards but to have a go at making bases for card so if i wish to give a card out all I have to do is pop it on.
Supplies :- Distress Inks : Fired Brick, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed, Cracked Pistachio, Shaded Lilac & Wilted Violet.
Die & Stamps : Clearly Besotted April Showers
Just a quick update on my previous post Fairy Christening , I printed off a sentiment and then cut into long banner die. I then a dabbed some ink over to give it some colour and voila one finished card.
Have to say I am quite pleased with this now
Well finally I am able to get to crafting after manic month. To be honest I have really missed doing this.
So, I have a Christening very soon so I decided to make a non traditional Christening card for the little girl.
I found a great site that allows you download blueprints / sketches for any card ideas which is fab as I often get stuck at deciding a layout. Saying that, the design I wanted to follow did not end up at final result but am pretty sure the little girl and her parents will like the card.
I know the card if missing a stamped sentiment but I simply do not have either a Christening or On Your Special Day stamp ! – Ebay here I come
Supplies :- Dies from Ebay, Card stock ( no idea as was given alot ) Inks :- Distress Ink – Spun Sugar, Pickled Raspberry, Milled Lavender. MementoDew Drops – Brilliance Starlight Silver, Angel Pink, Lulu Lavender, Rich Cocoa & Tuxedo Black. Dovecraft3D Pearl Drops Pastel Pink
I apologise for lac of posts recently, March is a very hectic month for me. As well as Birthdays and Mother’s Day I have been busy with work and training.
So thats all out the way I can now get back to hobbies … YAY !!
So if you read my last post you would of seen i was challenged to make a Cupcake Bouquet. I gave it a go and I am impressed with how it turned out. I will be honest it is not as easy as the video makes out but then again nothing ever is, is it ?
I know I have room for improvement but I am sure my mum will enjoy these.