I’ve done something unusual (for me anyway!) and made a Confirmation card. I’ve used Mo’s Prom stamp and removed her wrist flower and hand on the same side as it didn’t quite fit the occasion. The stamp has been printed in a rather large size and I’ve cut off a lot of her dress. That’s one of the perks with digital stamps. You can have it in whichever size you like!
The die cut is by Papirdesign and I’ve layered it up a few times.
For my Mo’s Digital Pencil DT card this week I’ve used For the Flower Girl. I have gone with completely different colours on the coloured image and the other elements on the card. The sentiment means “hug”.
I’m back with a new card. The whole family has been sick for about a month now, so surely this cold virus must be on its way out of our system shortly! Thank goodness I have a little pile of coloured images to use when colouring isn’t happening. Although for this one I did draw the present in for her to sit on!
The stamp is by Mo’s Digital Pencil and it’s called Little Fairy Mandi. I’ve used a birthday die by Papirdesign together with a Mathia Design text stamp for the sentiment. It says “Birthday hug for you”.
It’s raining. A lot. I think it’s trying to make up for all the nice weather we’ve been having. Also, winter is coming. So I’ve made a spring themed card! Bright greens, a dash of darker greens and some pink for this little mouse sleeping with his book. The stamp is called Sweet Peas and can be found here in the Lili of the Valley Etsy shop.
Oh and they’re having 60% off through today, so it is a good day to pop by and pick up some favourites!
I’ve used a sentiment die by Papirdesign and some sequins. The die cut frame has been put in the top left corner of the card base.
I have, for the very first time this week, watched a cardmaking video! In fact I have now watched three. This past month I’ve been colouring daily and my days have been super busy so I decided to take some time out for myself and make some cards without coloured images. Online Cardmaking Classes, hosted by Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner, have a new course out called Crushing on Cardstock. As a late joiner with very limited time on my hands I have no goal of watching all the videos and trying all the various techniques before the initial period is up. I have however set myself a goal of 5 cards. Today I will show you the first three, they are all part of the first day of lessons.
First up I want to show you the card I made after watching Caly Person’s video. It’s all about paper weaving. I used three different turquoise coloured papers by MFT Stamps and made score lines in them for interest. I then used a Papirdesign die together with an embossed Mathia Design sentiment. Finally I added three butterflies made from La-La Land Crafts dies.
Next up is a card I made after watching Cathy Zielsky’s video. This one is about stripes. I’ve cut the stripes from five different MFT Stamps cardstock and as I don’t have the item she uses to line them up I’ve done it the old fashioned way by gluing them on with foam tape and hoping they line up nicely. It worked better than I feared when I started! The sentiment and enamel dots are by Altenew.
And the final one I have to show you is the first I made, after watching a cardmaking video for the first time. The video was by Kristina Werner. Here it’s all about making patterns with paper strips. I opted for a blue and grey combination using paper from MFT Stamps. The dies used are from La-La Land Crafts and MFT Stamps. The sentiment is made from chipboard which I coloured in to mix and a printed sentiment from Simon Says Stamp.