Arts & Crafts, card making, Die Cutting, Embossing, stamping

Exciting News and a Six Pack

Happy Monday everyone…

Some rather exciting news to share with you all this evening…. I bought the domain for my blog ๐Ÿ™‚ yipee so now rather than it being

http://www.thehandmadecardblog.wordpress.com it is now just

http://www.thehandmadecardblog.com ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Other news this evening, I was back on Ustream with a live stream and made the following 6 Cards, thanks to everyone who popped over and kept me company whilst I crafted away in my wee shed … we don’t know what happened to Eileen… I think I put her to sleep ๐Ÿ˜‰

So the cards made were all the same size 4.25 x 3.25″ ย all with an embossed panel of 3″ x 4″ popped up on dimensional adhesive…

I did try to put into practice with the recent Online Card Class that I took with Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner by making 2 x of each card, 1 x masculine and 1 x feminine… so here we go…

Chevrons “his”

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and Chevrons “hers”

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then we have…

Polkadots “his”

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and polkadots “hers”

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and finally…

Floral Vines “his”

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and floral vine “hers”

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Thanks for popping round

Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚

Art Tag, Arts & Crafts, card making, Craft Shopping, crafting, Distressing, Embossing, Handmade, Paper Crafting, stamping

Forty Butterflies

Happy Sunday everyone ย ๐Ÿ™‚

I spent most of today in my wee shed….. mostly tidying, cleaning and trying to find homes for the goodies I have bought recently.. and came to the conclusion that, I need to stop buying crafty goodies and use up the stuff I have bought lol… ย {{pig’s might as well fly}} cause we know that won’t happen ๐Ÿ˜‰

I did however manage to made a few bit’s n bob’s whilst I was up there, mainly trying out new embossing folders and dies… and here’s what I made

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Supplies List :-

  • White heavyweight cardstock for the card base
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Ink
  • Stampin Up Summer Starfruit Ink
  • Cas-ual Friday’s Stamp Set called WTF?
  • Unibal Signo Broad White Pen
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Banner Die
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly Die
  • Dots Embossing folder that I bought at the craft fair yesterday
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

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then I tried out another embossing folder and the larger of the 2 butterfly dies

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  • Swirly leafy embossing folder
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly stamp and die set
  • Baja Breeze Ink from Stampin Up

then I made a couple of tags…

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Supplies for the tag on the left

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly, ย Leafy Accents Die and Stamp Set
  • Stampin Up White Ink
  • Uniball Signo White Pen
  • Distress Stain in Tea Dye and Scattered Straw
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade Stampin Write Markers

Supplies for for the tag on the right

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterflystamp and die set
  • Basic Grey Mint Julep 6 x 6 patterned paper
  • Stampin Up Pool Party Ink around the edges

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thanks for popping round

Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚