Tag Archives: Birthday

Split Circle Cards – CI#114

By | February 2, 2022

Hi there Over the weekend I saw a great colour challenge combo on the Colour Inkspiration Facebook group. As soon as I saw the colours I knew exactly what to create with them – a Split Circle card. This design has been around for awhile but I only made my first one last Tuesday when… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Black Ice

By | December 28, 2021

Hi there At the beginning of the year I decided I would share a different technique with you every Tuesday. Today is the last Tuesday of 2021 and for my last share I’ve chosen the Black Ice technique. There are still plenty more techniques to share so I’ll slowly slot them in with other blog… Read More »

Technique Tuesday – Emboss Resist

By | December 21, 2021

Hi there Heat embossing is one of my favourite techniques – combine it with a bit of ink blending and you have a cool variation – Emboss Resist. To create this card I stamped the Daisy Garden image with VersaMark, applied white embossing powder and heated it. As this is a large image I used… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Pop and Flip Card

By | December 17, 2021

Hi there Our friends daughter turned 9 earlier this week so a fun fold card was in order. I’d seen this Pop and Flip card design on Dawn Griffith’s blog and been wanting to try it for ages. She had used the Oval dies but as they’re now retired I’ve used the Layering Circle dies.… Read More »

Friday Fun Fold – Pop Out Swing Card

By | December 10, 2021

Hi there I have another quick and easy fun fold card to share with you that looks more involved than it is. When I’ve made this card previously I used the Layering Squares Dies but as these have retired I’ve gone with the Layering Circle Dies. When I make my cards I don’t always have… Read More »

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 »