Crafty Meraki dotted blooms

Today marks the day for my final post for the Crafty Meraki DT. I have finally been able to make a card with one of the stamps I selected before I started on the team and I went all pink for a change! I admit I am looking forward to having some more time to create stuff that is not DT work (aka with a deadline), it’s not been much of that lately with everything else going on. A lot has happened the past couple of months, but hopefully things will settle a bit soon! I might even have a chance at tidying up my desk again!

It’s been a while since I used Altenew, so I had fun colouring up one of their stamps again. This one is called Dotted Blooms and I used the sentiment from that set as well. It has quite a few good sentiments! The enamel dots are Altenew as well, whereas the ink for the sentiment is by Pinkfresh and is called Regal Kiss.

Thanks for having me, Crafty Meraki, and I look forward to seeing what fun products you might release next!

Copics used: RV00, RV10, RV63, RV66, RV69, RV91

LotV Woodland Christmas

I do love winter scene Christmas cards and this is no exception. For this one I have used one of Lili of the Valley’s stamps called Wodland Christmas. I think it’s adorable and will definitely use it again next year! This year I made it for the only Christmas card swap I’ve taken part in.

I’ve made a simple card using one of the stitched rectangle dies from MFT Stamps together with a die cut sentiment by Mama Elephant and three enamel dots by Altenew. Don’t need any more than that, right?

Copics used: BG90, BG93, BG96, BG99, G40, G21, G43, G46, YG67, R32, R35, R37, R39, B000, B0000, BG000, BV20, BV23, E41, E42, E43, E44, Y35, W0, W1, W3, W5

Crafty Meraki night time Season’s Greetings

It is Tuesday, which means Christmas is only a couple of days away. Here in Norway we celebrate on the 24th. So yeah, Christmas is nearly upon us and I don’t think I’ve been less prepared than I am this year. Thankfully I had most of my Christmas cards made early, but a few last minute ones are made this year as well. Fully coloured panels seems to be how my last minute cards end up this year, because quick and easy doesn’t seem to happen when I have no time at all! Hahaha. The stamp set I have used here, by My Favorite Things, is a part of the Stacey Yacula collection and is called Christmas Cheer. I have masked the stamps together, but if you prefer die cuts, you can find the matching set here. As we are just past the darkest day of the year here, I decided on a night sky.

The panel is die cut using MFT’s Stitched Rectangle stax dies. There are other fun options as well, such as the Whimsical one. The text stamp is from the Flurry of Love stamp set and I used cardstock for that and the enamel dots to match the colour of the bunny’s fur.

Copics used: BV13, BV17, BV25, BV29, B0000, BV000, BV20, BV23, R22, R24, R29, E18, BG93, BG96, BG99, E97, E08, E19, E18, W1, W3, W5, T0, T1, T3, YR21, YR24, YR27, R30

Polkadoodles delivery time

I have another card with a drawn in background. This time I opted for a different kind of trees, but kept it pretty simple. A little at a time, right? 🙂 This was used with an adorable stamp by Polkadoodles called Delivery Time. I am quite enjoying making little winter scenes at the moment and this was no exception. There will be a video coming soon showing how I coloured this one up, so check back next week!

Lotv James in the forest snow

This is my second attempt at colouring in my own background. I stuck with various purples for my little forest scene. The adorable bear is by Lili of the Valley and I’m sure you’ve seen me use this stamps a few times in the past! It gets a bit of a different look with a drawn in background, though. I also added some snow to the ground as well as some falling snow. The brighter blue scarf and hat stands out nicely against the background.

The card itself is quite simple. I didn’t feel like it needed a lot added to it, so I simply used a stitched border die for the panel, a Norwegian Christmas sentiment in a dark purple and some semi-transparent sequins around it.