Kaisercraft peppermint Kisses..

IMG_2328IMG_2330IMG_2333IMG_2334I have started Christmas cards! I have worked out a way to work my way through my stack of papers without losing interest! I just make a few cards from a collection and move on, so this week it is a kaisercraft collection from last year called Peppermint Kisses. I had the 6″ pad, collectables and a sheet of imagery (12 x 12) which I fussy cut. I didn’t add very much, just a ribbon, bit of lace and some glittery die cuts. It’s been very wet and windy here this week, perfect weather for staying inside next to the heater! i hope all is well in your world, til next time, stay safe…

last of the Uniquely Creative Wise and Free..

_MG_1242 (Medium)_MG_1244 (Medium)_MG_1245 (Medium)_MG_1246 (Medium)This week is the last of the cards I made with uniquely Creative Wise and Free papers, and matching creative Cuts. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with this paper, and have used almost every scrap of it!I have added just a little lace, ribbon, die cuts and flowers. this week saw me out in the shed dragging in my Christmas papers, dies and stamps, and I am fully immersed in Christmas cards! I am determined to use up the papers I have, lets see how that goes! til next week, stay safe…

Uniquely Creative Wise and Free..

_MG_1256 (Medium)_MG_1259 (Medium)_MG_1219_MG_1220Here are some more cards I made with Uniquely Creative Wise and Free paper collection and matching Creative cuts. I have added various die cuts that were on my desk waiting to be used, and ribbon, lace,just a few flowers ( on the lower card) and gorgeous little clear resin domes in the centre of some of the flowers. I often have die cuts on my desk waiting to be used because if I have scraps of paper that are too small for layering i will do some die cutting to use them up rather than throw them away, and it’s handy just to be able to grab them when I am in the middle of creating. It’s been another wet and windy week here, just lovely, and toasty warm inside now that we have our new heaters installed – its been perfect for crafting and I have a mountain of cards waiting for Nathan to photo..he can’t keep up! Til next time, stay safe….

Uniquely Creative Wise and Free

_MG_1248 (Medium)_MG_1249 (Medium)_MG_1250_MG_1254 (Medium)Today I have 4 cards that I made with Uniquely Creative Wise and Free papers. This is an Australian company ( although they do have some stockists in America) and it is close to my heart as friends of mine own it, and their designs are  my favourite style.On these cards I have added some die cutting and flowers,a scrap of ribbon but thats all.It’s been bitterly cold here, and we finally gave in and installed a couple of heaters. It is toasty warm in the house now and everyone is happy! restrictions have eased a bit but we are still socially distancing and only go out for necessities as I have elderly parents and want to keep them safe. Til next time, Stay safe,

Kaisercraft Sunkissed 4, 5 and 6…

_MG_1279 (Medium)_MG_1282 (Medium)_MG_1283 (Medium) Three more cards made with kaisercraft Sunkissed paper collection. I haven’t added anything else to these cards, the papers are all that is needed, and they are certainly bright and cheerful…just what we need this week, with all that is going on around us, and the weather here so very cold!Please stay safe, til next time….

Prima Apricot Honey..

_MG_1241 (Medium)_MG_1261 (Medium)This weeks cards are two I thoroughly enjoyed making! All sorts on these Prima Apricot Honey  paper collection cards. I embossed cardstock ( a technique we don’t see enough of these days..it’s an easy way to add texture to your card) , lace,  flowers, handmade resin frames, lace, and assorted die cuts. I have been busy this week putting card orders together and posting around the country.. Always exciting when an order comes through! It has been very cold and wet here ( we never complain about the rain!) so it’s been perfect for cardmaking and I have spent many happy hours at the craft desk. I have been practising my stamping.. next time I will show you some of those cards.. til next time , stay safe…

Mintay Cosy Evening..

IMG_2250IMG_2252This week I was working on a project with Mintay Cosy Evening, and I had a few leftovers. Rather than store them away I made a few cards with them. I added nothing to the finished cards…solely the paper, with a little fussy cutting. I am happy to say all scraps have been dealt with! I have spent so many happy hours sitting at my craft desk, I am so glad I have this hobby at this time, escaping to a happy creating space. I have even taken the time to find some of my older stamp sets, and have been embracing inky fingers again! Til next time, stay safe….

BoBunny Butterfly Kisses

_MG_1163 (Medium)_MG_1200 (Medium)_MG_1202 (Medium)_MG_1203 (Medium)Another group of cards I made while I was supposed to be cleaning up the craft room… What can I say, I am easily distracted. After I made the first card ( and these were quick cards…no hunting around for bits of lace and ribbon..everything was found where I was sitting..) I decide that this paper lent itself perfectly to the double zigzag shaped card, so the remaining three were done in that style. I have since filmed a youtube clip showing you how easy this card is to create. You should be able to find the link over there on the right…maybe click on the three little dots… Nathan has been playing with my site so you may notice a couple of upgrades! Til next time, stay safe…..

The final 4 Uniquely Creative Winter Rose cards…for now..

IMG_2220IMG_2221IMG_2224IMG_2226Some of you may notice a few little changes to my blog.. Nathan has been busy updating, and cleaning ..I guess after over ten years it needed it but hopefully you can still find the things you want to see. Let me know if any of you have any issues! Today’s cards are the final four I made with Uniquely Creative Winter Rose paper collection, and matching collectables. I have added an assortment of embellishments..flowers, fussy cutting, flourish die cuts,pearl strings and ribbon. sad to put this collection away for now but I have new papers to play with!Til next time.. stay safe..

Uniquely Creative Winter Rose 1 and 2….

IMG_2188IMG_2190This weekend i received my new Uniquely Creative Winter Rose collection in the mail, so everything was put on hold while I fussycut elements, gathered matching cardstock and flowers and started to create! These are the very first two cards I made, using papers, creative cuts, and on the happy birthday card a glitter die cut using Uniquely Creative Flourish die, and a clear dome in the flower centre. The second card is all ready for dads fathers day card.. being scottish he will love the stag! I am off now to make more with this stunning paper collection! Til next time, stay safe…