Cheeky Meerkat Birthday Card

I have always loved all the stamps by Katzelkraft and especially the unique and funny expressions that the characters have...I wanted the stamped image of the meerkat¬† to be the main focus of my card so I used stencils and Oxide inks to create the background....On the front panel I first used MFT Radiating Rays... Continue Reading →

Love Is In The Air – Two Valentine’s Day Cards

With Valentine's Day just a couple of days from now, love is definitely in the air...and today I am sharing two cute cards that I made for Valentine's Day..For both my cards I created a similar background using Distress Inks and grassy edges stencil and mini cloud stencils by MFT....I stamped the pig and cow¬†... Continue Reading →

True Blue Aussie Santa!

If you didn't know already, at Christmas we have summers in Australia...so we get the hot sun instead of snow during the festive season...so when I saw the Santa In The Sun stamp set from Clearly Besotted Stamps, I knew it would be perfect for some Aussie style chrissy cards...I created the backgrounds for my... Continue Reading →

Mama Elephant Santa’s Sleigh

Hello friends...today I'm sharing two similar cards but I made the backgrounds slightly different to see which one worked better with my layout..in the end, I decided I liked them both so went ahead and made one each..!!I started by cutting kraft cardstock to size for the front panel and then used stencils and inks... Continue Reading →

6 Quick Christmas Cards

I got very inspired by a blog post from last month by my friend Therese Calvrid ( Lost In Paper blog ) when I decided to start my Christmas cards for this year....I really liked how she made the fantastic backgrounds for her cards by repeat stamping...I think it's a great way to get into... Continue Reading →

Lawn Fawn Birthday Fairies

I was in the mood to create a bright and cheerful card and thought these cute Lawn Fawn fairies would be just perfect for it...I also used the woodgrain background die for the background panel, on which I applied some oxide inks for a magical look..I started by die cutting the front panel from white... Continue Reading →

Big Hugs – Pivot Pop Up Card

Interactive cards take more time to create, but the results are almost always definitely worth the effort..I wanted to try making a pivot pop up card but make it simple rather than adding too many elements to it and make it over the top time consuming kind...well, it can be done....and here's is my card..Firstly,... Continue Reading →

New Home Congrats Card

So this is what I do when I get an idea for a card using a particular stamp set but I can't get enough time to get started on that card immediately...I scribble the idea onto a small sticky note or a piece of paper and slip it inside the stamp packaging so that the... Continue Reading →

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