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Cute Pink Card

A really simple card tonight, something a little bit different for me, using Stickers, some Glossy Pink Cardstock scraps and a Chipboard piece 🙂

Supplies Used :~

  • Glossy Pink Cardstock, I bought this from WHSmiths you also get pale yellow, green and blue in the pack (lovely cardstock)
  • Cosmo Cricket Cardstock Stickers Nutmeg Collection
  • DCWV The Spring Chipboard Embelishment pieces
  • WRMK Corner Chomper 1/4″ side
  • Ranger Glossy Accents to adhere the Chip Piece down.

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Jolly By Golly I’ts A Huge Gift Tag

I’m taking a huge big deep breath here……. I’ve entered my very first challenge ever on my most favouritest manufacturer’s blog …. Cosmo Cricket!! eek!

My biggest dilema was chosing something to make so that I could enter, but what?? … a layout?  a Card?  A Gift Bag?… I’d done all those and I wanted to do something different, then it came to me… make a Giant Tag fit for a Giant Christmas Pressie 😀

Here is the link to the challenge on Cosmo Cricket’s Blog

  • I’ve used lots of different materials

  • Losts of different techniques

  • Paint… Ribbons, Sequins and Bells….

  • But do you know what…. I had an absolute blast making it

Here’s the supplies List :-

  • 1 x Tag Shaped piece of Chipboard measuring 6″ x 4″ from a Mini Book
  • Daler Rowney Gesso Primer in White
  • Artiste Periwinkle Acrylic Paint
  • Galeria Titanium White Acrylic Paint
  • Windsor & Newton Artists Acrylic Gloss Medium
  • Cosmo Cricket Jolly by Golly 6 x 6 Paper Stack
  • Cosmo Cricket Elements 12 x 12
  • Kaisercraft paper Flowers, scrunched up and dry brushed with blue acrylic paint
  • Ranger Stickles : Crystal
  • Red Circles Glitter
  • Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Ink
  • Heart Punch
  • Doodlebug Blue Sequins
  • Blue Organza Ribbon
  • A wee blue jingle bell
  • Hot Glue Gun to adhere flowers
  • Paintbrushes
  • Ranger Glossy Accents to adhere sequins

Thank you to all over at Cosmo Cricket for the inspiration to create this

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Here Comes the Sun….

I have been super busy over the last few days, making up card orders for work colleagues, my camera batteries packed in, so there were no pictures taken of the cards I made over the weekend 😦

I managed to pick up some Lithium batteries this evening, so i’m back in action with the camera again YAY!!

Tonight’s card is super simple, it was a bit of an experiment that went rather well, I tested out, Do rub-ons stick to glossy cardstock and the asnwer is YES Phew!!!

Supplies List :-

  • Light Pink Bazzill Textured Cardstock
  • Dark Brown Cardstock
  • Light Green Glossy Cardstock (I’m absolutely loving this colour right now)
  • Cosmo Cricket Honey Pie Rub-ons
  • Coral and light green chenille fibres from Creative Fibre Arts
  • Corner Chomper
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Herma Tape Runner

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Vintage Snowman Mini Card….

A quick christmas mini card using the fab Cosmo Cricket Jolly By Golly Elements…

Supplies List :-

  • Faded blue cardstock (think this is from stampin up soft subtles
  • Cosmo Cricket 12 x 12 Jolly by Golly Elements
  • Memories Chalk Ink
  • Stickles Glitter Glue
  • Stix2 3D Glue Dots
  • Technique Tuesday snowflake stamp
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Every christmas I just cant get this song out of my head… I hum it all the time, I sing it in the house, and I sing it in my head at work lol, it’s just one of those songs I love, probably cause it’t the only one I know all the words to lol  Deck the halls with boughs of Holly… fa…… la…la..laaaa…laaaaaa 🙂

Sooo … tonight I made one and made it with bells on lol

Supplies List :-

  • Turquoise blue cardstock from the paper mill shop
  • Cosmo Cricket Jolly By Golly Elements
  • Memories Chalk Inks Shaddow grey and Misty Teal
  • Pearsalls marabou floss silk in gold
  • Sassafrass Lass Clear stamp Set “Stitchery”
  • We r Memory Keepers Corner Chomper 1/4″
  • Double sided tape and Stix2 3D glue dots
  • Red Jingle Bells (bought ages ago from lakeland)

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Another take on the santa’s cookies card I made at the weekend… I tell you what, I’ve been getting a few christmas cards in at work this week and they are all long skinny ones.. they must be in this year!

So here’s a skinny card for you 😉

Supplies List :-

  • Textured Cream Cardstock 200mm x 75mm
  • Yellow and Blue Cardstock from SU – Soft Subtles
  • Fiskars Threading water border punch
  • Tim Holtz Distress Stickles – Picket Fence
  • Stickles, Diamond
  • CipuBG93, BV31, RV10 & RV23
  • Cosmo Cricket “The Boyfriend! Series Striped Patterned Paper
  • American Crafts Clear Stamps Set “Shortbread”
  • Drinking Chocolate Cup Clear Stamp from Imaginesce
  • Stix2 3D Glue Dots and some double sided tape

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Earth Love Notepad

Made another mini notepad tonight… I like this one so much i’m keeping it all to myself 🙂

Supplies List :-

  • 1 x small notepad
  • Cosmo Cricket Earth Love patterned paper
  • Blue Cardstock from Stampin Up (soft subtles)
  • Yellow Button is Basic Grey Nook and Pantry collection
  • Uniball Signo Broad Opaque white pen
  • Glue dots and double sided tape.
  • Bazill In Stitchz French Vanilla Floss