shaped cards..

IMG_0331 (Medium)IMG_0332 (Medium)Every now and again I pull out an older paper range, in this case Kaisercraft Curiosity and do something a little different with it, or team it with new stamps and inks. For this group of cards I made shaped cards. I have done a you tube clip for the box card shape – I fiddled with the measurements so that it will fit in a standard envelope for posting. The link to the clip is on the right hand side of my blog. I think I have done one for the stepper card as well… must check,if not I will get on to that! For the decorating, all was done with just the papers with a bit of fussy cutting and a couple of the matching collectables.A day off today, but a very busy morning, looking forward to a couple of hours relaxing in the craft room! til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft Curiosity 18 and 19.

IMG_7747 (Medium)IMG_7750 (Medium)Well I am glad to say we are back to normal after a few days of Nathan tearing his hair out, and muttering technical things that I didn’t understand! This is the last two cards I have made with kaisercraft Curiosity and I can’t believe I have made 19 cards with this paper,and I enjoyed making every one of them! it’s not often that I make that many with one collection,which just goes to prove I loved this paper.One day I will return to it and finish off the bits and pieces I have left.And the most amazing thing is I have used minimal extra embellishing. Truly a great collection.The two cards shown here use all 6″ pad papers and tags, some fussy cut bits and a collectable ( one of the butterflies).Til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft Curiosity 16 and 17

I’m back, but still a few glitches as you can see, but it’s better than it was!Hopefully by tomorrow all will be restored.Todays cards are still Kaisercraft Curiosity, and we just have a couple more  do and then will move on. Both cards use the 6″ paper pad, and the images are from a 12 x 12 paper.the only extras on the card on the right are ribbon and a die cut from berry vine die ( kaisercraft).We had a very warm weekend, and a couple of birthdays in the family to celebrate, but I did get into the craft room for  an afternoon and planned out a village lesson.I also squeezed in a visit to Paper Flourish ( I just went for double sided tape and 450 glue) and saw the new Prima papers which i just couldnt resist, so came home with lost of new goodies! til tomorrow….

More kaisercraft Curiosity ( 14,15)

IMG_7743 (Medium)IMG_7744 (Medium)Today we are back to kaisercraft curiosity paper collection and matching collectables.I was going to leave these for a little while, but I know that Janice ( a lovely lady from America) has scoured the net looking for this collection, and it is on her way to her as we speak, so I thought I would put up a few more ideas for her. These two cards are side stepper cards,( have I done a youtube clip for this style of card?) and I just needed the papers and collectables to decorate, although having said that there is a die cut ( Kaisercraft die) on the top card cut from gold card.It’s a lovely day here and a day off. the shopping is done so i am off to the craft room. Til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft curiosity card in a box idea…

IMG_7635 (Medium)This is the last of Kaisercraft Curiosity for a little while. I thought I would finish off with a couple of card in boxes.Most of the images are cut from the 12 x 12 papers and 6″ pad, and there a re a couple of collectables there too, but that’s it – no other embellishing required. The card on the left is earmarked for my dads 84th birthday next week,he loves seeing my creations and will enjoy examining this one to see how I put it together! I didn’t get as much crafting done yesterday as I thought I would, but saw lots of family members over at mum and dads, so it was a most enjoyable day.The weather here is so much better – quite cool and so I have popped a roast in the oven, I have missed my weekly roasts! til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft Curiosity number 12..

IMG_7645 (Medium)Kaisercraft curiosity collection, with a lot of fussy cutting from the 12 x 12 papers and just a ribbon bow for some extra texture. tomorrow will be the final two cards with this collection ( for now, anyway), and they are special card in a box cards.Today is the first day in quite a while that I don’t have any pressing engagements, and it’s lovely to just relax and fritter the time away! I have straightened up my craft desk, things tend to get piled on top of each other on there during the week and then on the weekend I have to spend a little while putting things in their proper place before I can start creating, but that’s done and now I am going to go and contemplate which paper collection I am going to create with today. It’s going to be a lovely day! Til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft Curiosity 10,11….

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Oops! you all saw the 21st card yesterday! I liked it so much I put it up again!!!( technical glitch). The paper collection and matching collectables is Kaisercraft Curiosity, and I did a bit of fussy cutting,and just added a touch of ribbon and lace. I am glad I decided to go back and use the paper I have because I haven’t bought any paper yet this year..( I know!!). So far nothing has grabbed my imagination,but I am hoping that changes when all the american new releases hit our stores.Meanwhile this morning i am off to teach a lesson, so must go and get organised. Til tomorrow….

Kaisercraft Curiosity 8 and 9

IMG_7639 (Medium)IMG_7641 (Medium)Today I am revisiting and old favourite – kaisercraft Curiosity collection.I have just used the papers and collectables, a bit of ribbon and a brass key on the lower card. A bit of my favourite – fussy cutting too! I have a lot of this paper so after  making some cards with this I popped it back into the shelves, to revisit again another time. I might get it out for some mothers day cards! Til tomorrow…..

kaisercraft curiosity number 6

IMG_2979 (Medium)number 6 in my kaisercraft curiosity collection – one more tomorrow and then we will move on….a couple of layers fromthe 6″ pad on this one, and some fusswy cutting from one of the 12 x 12 papers. the butterfly is from the pack of collectables, and I stamped a sentiment on a die cut from the 6″ pad.A couple of pearls in opposite corners and this one is complete. I have been creating this weekend – moved on from the new prima papers to some simple stories xmas paper, but i am going to put my thinking cap on now and think up some lessons for november…. til tomorrow….

kaisercraft Curiosity collection number 4

IMG_2985 (Medium)I did  quite a bit of fussy cutting on this card – The flowers were fussy cut from a piece 0f the 12 x 12 papers ( all paper is from Kaisercraft curiosity collection) and the have a lovely gloss finish on them.I also fussy cut the butterflies and the border. I layered up a couple of labels from the collectables pack, and added  some lace and ribbon to finish.Taught a lovely class of  ladies today, always nice to finish the working week having fun! til tomorrow….