Busy bank holiday weekend and as well as making the 50th Birthday Invites I also made 2 Father’s Day Cards for my dad.
He loves VW Campervans and favourite football team FC Barcelona.
The Campervan image was printed and used 5cm alphabet dies. The FCB card was made with Distress Oxides which shows the colours of the football team.
Wow just realised I have not posted for a while. How time flies when you are busy.
Just a quick post to post recent cards I have made. We had a new addition to the family so naturally homecard were required to make.
Just love the Eclipse cards as so easy to make.
Then naturally a card was due for the Big Brother.
The parents were over the moon with these and loved the bright bold colours
Supplies :- 5cm Large alphabet dies, 3.5cm lower case alphabet dies
Inks : Distress Oxides
Am seeing all these wonderful Eclipse Cards in pretty much most groups I am in on Facebook. I was resisting ordering these 5cm letters but gave in and I am so glad I did. I adore these dies and can see these will be used very often.
So time to give them a go ! I already had this rainbow background already done as was using it for another card idea which just never happened but maybe that was a blessing ?
Anyway this is the outcome.. I just love these eclipse cards and already thinking of christmas ideas for these !
Supplies :- Distress Oxides, General sentiment stamp, 5cm Alphabet Cutting Dies
As you know ( or may not know ) My gorgeous Goddaughter is approaching 1 ( where has that year gone ?? ) As her birthday cake is Fairy / Butterfly Themed, I was asked if I could make some Butterfly cupcake toppers.
This is what I made. Think it will fit in with the theme beautifully
So now with christmas is over with, now begins the mad rush of birthdays I have in next few months. I decided to start today with a card for my god daughter’s upcoming first birthday and for a special little man in my life.
For my god daughter’s card I decided to go with a Fairy theme as I know she has a fairy birthday cake on order so it seemed fitting. For the background I grabbed a piece of laminated sheet ( as I have no acetate ) and put Distress Oxides Worn Lipstick and Pickled Raspberry on it and spritzed with water and placed white card on top. This is first time I have done this and I am very pleased with result.
Such a shame the camera did not pick up the gorgeous glitter from Spectrum Noir Sparkle Brush Pens. Again this was my first time using these and again I am so impressed with these and so easy to use. I have my eye on 2 more other sets ! This set was Spring / Summer.
For the special little man in my life I decided to use the Space Explorer stamp and die set. Again I am not that brilliant at colouring but i gave it a go … I know I have room for ALOT of improvement but I was pleased and hopefully little man will be too. The pens I used were Nuvo Alcohol Markers.
Firstly I would like to apologise to anyone that follows my blog for my recent silence. I have been extremely busy with work, family, crafts and Christmas.
Over the pass few weekends I have made Christmas Cards for family and God Children. To be honest since last year I have seen a slight improvement in my crafting although I will be honest and say I am still nowhere near as good as alot of crafters out there but I am pleased with the cards I have made.
This will more than likely be my last blog post of 2017 as for the next few weekends I am busy so I will bid you all a Merry Christmas & All the best wishes for 2018. Hope you all have a lovely Christmas and family time. Stay safe and see you next year
Hope you like the cards 🙂
I had so much fun making these christmas cards. Soon as I worked out how to colour background I could not stop making these.
Am so in love with the Gnomes which came free with a magazine
Inks used :- Distress Oxides Cracked Pistachio, Lucky Clover, Candied Apple Broken China & Spiced Marmalade.
Sentiments : CBS Stitched Mittens