Category Archives: Birthday

Friday Fun Fold – Slider Card

By | November 19, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is a fun interactive card and I’ve teamed it with a fun set – Turtle Friends. I created one of these cards a couple of years ago with a masculine theme and decided to recreate it using current products. To create this card you’ll need your Paper Trimmer, Foam Adhesive Strips… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Front Flap Card

By | November 12, 2021

Hi there I first shared a Front Flap card back in 2018 and then again in 2019 and today I’ve got two variations of this design – a Single Front Flap and Double Front Flap. Most Front Flap cards are of the ‘single’ variety. The ‘flap’ is adhered to a card front rather than a… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – One Sheet Wonder

By | November 9, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a project we made at our online event – I now have the next instalment – a ‘one sheet wonder’. A ‘one sheet wonder’ is a technique used to create a number of cards from a sheet of Designer Series Paper (DSP) based on a template. You can also… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Corner Tuck Card

By | November 5, 2021

Hi there I’ve been wanting to make a Corner Tuck card for some time and today’s the day it happened. I combined a couple of variations to create my Blackberry Beauty themed card. The card gets it’s name as you need to ‘tuck’ the front panel under the ‘corner’ to close the card. The corner… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Smooshing Technique

By | November 2, 2021

Last month we had an online event for demonstrators in the South Pacific. It was a fun afternoon of crafting together with presentations and some ‘hands on’ crafting. The first presentation was the ‘smooshing’ technique. My first attempt did not turn out well – it ended up in ‘file 13’ – but I was pleased… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Closure Card

By | October 29, 2021

Hi there I have two cards to share today – one landscape and one portrait – featuring the same fun fold to create a Closure Card. I first made this style of card back in January 2019. I CASED it from a card I was given but I think the original design was created by… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Gilded Leafing with Adhesive Sheets

By | October 26, 2021

Hi there Over the last couple of weeks I’ve shared some different ways for you to use our Gilded Leafing – applying with Tear & Tape and also with Heat & Stick Powder. Today I have another method using our Adhesive Sheets which can be found on page 167 of the Annual Catalogue. For this… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Pocket Card

By | October 22, 2021

Hi there Last Friday I shared a Faux Pocket Card and today I have a ‘real’ Pocket Card to share. I’ve used one of my favourite suites from the Annual Catalogue – Pansy Petals Suite. I love this paper and am now on my second pack of paper. This card looks similar to the one… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Gilded Leafing with Heat and Stick Powder

By | October 19, 2021

Hi there I have another project using the Gilded Leafing and this time we’re combining it with the Heat & Stick Powder from page 167. This is the ‘go to’ page for all the different types of adhesives. For this card the Gilded Leafing gives a similar effect as heat embossing. I’ve used the Painted… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Faux Pocket Card

By | October 15, 2021

Hi there You may have heard of or made a Pocket Card but have you made a Faux Pocket Card? This was my first attempt at a Faux version and I love how easy it was to create. From this view the card base looks as though it’s a ‘pocket’ but in fact it opens… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Chalk Pastels and Dry Embossing

By | October 5, 2021

Hi there Who knew the Chalk Pastels were so versatile? Today’s project features another technique for you to try with the Chalk Pastels and an Embossing Folder. I’ve chosen the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. These aren’t normal colours I would have chosen to use with this folder but I actually really like how it turned… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Folded Paper Frame

By | September 17, 2021

Hi there One of the good things about sharing fun fold cards with you each week is that I get to revisit and recreate projects that I haven’t done for years. Todays project isn’t a ‘fun fold’ card as such but has a fun fold element to go on your card and is another great… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – One Layer Cards

By | September 14, 2021

Hi there I fellow demonstrator recently shared a card she had made that had only one layer – the card base – so I thought I’d give it a go. It’s actually harder than it seems – getting some depth to your project by just using stamps and ink. This was a first for me.… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Buckle Card

By | September 10, 2021

Hi there It’s been some years since I made a Buckle Card and I’ve managed to recreate it with current products. Previously we used either the Word Window Punch or the Classic Label Punch to create the buckle but I managed to find a die that worked a treat from the Tasteful Labels dies. To… Read More »