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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 »

Friday Fun Fold – Angled Fold Card

By | September 3, 2021

Hi there Today’s card came together really quickly – thanks to some pieces already on my crafting desk. I knew the style of fold I wanted to share but hadn’t thought how to ‘dress it’ until I looked on my desk and saw some bits left over from a previous project. As you may know… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Clear Block and Ink Background – Take Two

By | August 24, 2021

Hi there Last week I shared a quick way to create a background for your stamped images. Today I have a variation on that technique with one additional item required – a spritzer filled with water. Each time you do this technique you’ll get a different look – even when using the same ink colours.… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Tower Pinwheel Card

By | August 13, 2021

Hi there There have been a number of Tower Pinwheel cards on social media lately and I finally jumped on the band wagon and made one. As is often the case, card designs are made to fit US cardstock which is wider and shorter than metric cardstock. So after a few trials I managed to… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Pinwheel technique

By | July 27, 2021

HI there We are in the last week of the July Designer Series Paper (DSP) promotion. This week my featured DSP is the Pansy Petals. This paper is part of the Pansy Petals Suite – you can see all the products included in this suite on page 28 and 29 of the Annual Catalogue. To… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Z Fold

By | July 23, 2021

Hi there There are lots of ‘Z Fold’ variations and today I have a Double Z Fold. One of the guys at worked turned 21 last weekend and I wanted to make him a fun card. I’ve paired a fun fold (always good for a masculine card) with a fun stamp set – Turtle Friends.… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Starburst Card

By | July 20, 2021

Hi there As we have the Designer Series Paper sale on during July I thought I’d share another technique using one of the Designer Series Paper (DSP) that is part of the sale – In Good Taste. I’m so glad that this paper carried over from last years catalogue. It’s great for masculine cards and… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Angled Z Fold

By | July 16, 2021

Hi there I hope you’ve all had a good week. It’s hard to believe we are already half way through July. Today’s card is a variation on a Z fold card. It ticks all the boxes for a good fun fold for me – I can get two cards from a sheet of cardstock, easy… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Triangle Fold

By | July 9, 2021

Hi there I have two cards for you today using the same fold – one in a portrait orientation and the other in a landscape orientation. This fold is called a Double Triangle fold and it uses half a sheet of cardstock – cut on the diagonal. I had some pansies and leaves (from the… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Inlaid Floating Technique

By | July 6, 2021

Hi there I decided to do the Floating Technique this week and went in search of some videos to get some inspiration. I came across one by Alisa Tilsner (an Australian demo) where she had done this technique with an ‘inlaid’ section using a die. I didn’t want to do a ‘flower’ design so went… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Double Point Card

By | July 2, 2021

Hi there The good thing with sharing a fun fold project each Friday is that it’s making me make fun fold cards I’ve wanted to but never got round to. Today’s Double Point card is one I can now cross off my list. I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to make one.… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – ‘Cloud’ Template

By | June 29, 2021

Hi there Today’s card is the second card we made at my recent workshop – you can see the Pansy Card we made here. This card uses a number of new products from the 2021-2022 Annual Catalogue. The base product is the Beauty of Friendship Bundle from pages 10 and 11. I really love the… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Embossing Paste Mask

By | May 18, 2021

Hi there Last Tuesday I shared a project that required masking using a Post-It Note and today I have another project using a different masking technique. For this technique you can create your own mask as I’ve done or use a Decorative Mask as shown on page 128 of the Annual Catalogue. I’ve combined my… Read More »