Washi tape

I love washi tapes, who doesn’t? They’re an easy way to decorate a card and they’re really useful to keep a die in place on your paper while cutting it. My daughter uses it to decorate her phone charger to differentiate it from ours and decorate her school folders…and everything else! Washi tapes always make me…

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Colour pop!

I’m getting addicted to these card challenges because they challenge me to explore themes I never would have thought of doing on my own! Heres one that just pops with colour! I first added Memory Box’s Summer border at the bottom before using the Bokeh technique again to do this card. I started with sponging the…

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Challenged

Today I made another card especially for a challenge in mind. I now understand why its called a “challenge” as it challenges you to do something new even if the theme is quite ordinary! The first card was for Match the Sketch and this is also my first challenge for a German team of bloggers/designers, one…

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Dry Emboss with stencil

Spring is finally here and the flowers are starting to bloom! I have this lovely view in front of our living room window and it and Van Gogh’s “Almond Blossom” series of paintings inspired me to make a cherry blossom card. As I am new to card making I learnt so much from others, mainly…

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Bokeh technique

  This is my husband’s favourite card! I sponged the background first using a mixture of Versafine’s Spanish moss, vintage sepia and deep lagoon. I used Stampin up’s Pacific point for the sky and then I used a technique called Bokeh to add the circles using a TCW stencil from The Crafters Workshop. I learnt it…

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