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“Do you feel it?”

“Do you feel it?”

You know what ? Β  I think I do…

For once in what seems like a very long time, I am feeling creative, I feel like being a Youtuber again, Β  i’m ready to grab my crafty supplies by the horns start making things once more Β πŸ™‚

Here is the card I created this afternoon, it is card #3 Spring.. of “the seasons” box set I plan to make, I have already made Winter and Autumn,… Summer is my project for tomorrow πŸ™‚

I have made a video for this card .. it’s over on my Youtube channel, link is in the sidebar to the right>>>>>>>>

vintage spring 1

supplies list ;-

  • Heavyweight white card stock for the base measuring 13″ x 4″ to make a card 6.5″ x 4″
  • Studio Calico 6 x 6 Sundrifter Patterned Paper Pack and wooden heart
  • Stampin Up Lace and Dimensional Adhesives
  • Lace patterned Doily
  • Vintage cotton lace from etsy store : lavishlaces
  • Stampin up daffodil delight taffeta ribbon
  • glue : colall, Β ranger glossy accents and aleene’s tacky
  • Versa colour : Split pea chalk ink
  • Muslin fabric dyed with stampin up’s summer starfruit and pistachio pudding ink.
  • Do you feel it stamp (manufacturer unknown) might be Lost Coast?

vintage spring 2

thanks for popping round πŸ™‚


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A Happy Easter Card

I made this little easter card last night with some nice bright and cheery greens and yellows … still on the Use it Up Challenge, I came across the papers and cardstock whilst having a look through my stash and set them aside to make this card πŸ™‚

Supplies used :-

  • Stampin Up Lucky Limeade & Daffodil Yellow Cardstock
  • Ranger Shabby Shutters Distress Ink
  • Echo Park Polka dot Paper in Green
  • Bazzill Green Textured Cardstock
  • Vintage Easter Image from Etsy
  • May Arts Ruffle Edge Ribbon in Green
  • Mulberry Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

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Vintage Chicks Everywhere!

I’m maybe getting a wee bit ahead of myself here working on Easter already, but I had a yellow urge in the workshop tonight and chicks and easter were the first things that popped into my head πŸ˜‰

First up I made an Easter Easel Card, painted chipboard, seam binding, layers and a lovely easter chick digital collage printed out on photo paper..

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Docrafts Artiste Acrylic Paint in Buttercup and Storm Cloud
  • Forsythia Seam Binding
  • 15mm Yellow Foundation Rose from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Yellow Rhinestone
  • White Bloom
  • Digital Collage Image from Etsy
  • Burlap
  • Glitz Design Vintage Blue Patterned Paper
  • Nestabilities Labels 8 Dies
  • Yellow Textured Cardstock
  • Hot Glue Gun, Cropodile, Scortape
  • Brilliance Galaxy Gold Ink
  • Chipboard Star
  • Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
  • Doily Diecut from my wee friend Ellen in the Netherlands πŸ™‚

Then I made an Easter Postcard.. this has to be without a doubt my most favourite die-cut shape in the whole wide world… I {{heart}} it !

Supplies List :-

  • Accucut Die cut in matboard from my friend Deb πŸ™‚
  • Docrafts Artiste Latte Acrylic Paint
  • Diamond Stickles
  • Digital collage image from Etsy
  • K & Company patterned paper
  • Lace
  • Aged Mahogany Distress Ink

Thanks for popping round πŸ™‚

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Easter Bunny Cards

It was such a dreich night here tonight that I thought I would brighten the place up with a couple of spring/easter cards..

Ustream was misbehaving again, as was my remote internet connection, Β I think it behaved enough for those watching to see both cards being made.

I am now on holiday from work until Thursday next week, its a nice feeling πŸ™‚

The first card I made was this wee lemon bunny card… I hand dyed and scrunched the seam binding with Tattered Angels Lemon Zest Glimmer Mist..

Supplies List :-

  • Bazzill Textured cardstock from Angel Crafts folded to make a card 3.75″ x 3.75″
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Gingham Patterned Paper
  • Creamy Yellow mulberry paper
  • Seam Binding
  • Prima E’Line Pearls
  • Design House Spring Bunny Stickers
  • Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Scotch ATG Gun

Next I made a green polka dot version…

Supplies List :-

  • Bazzill Textured cardstock from Angel Crafts folded to make a card 5.25″ x 4″
  • Kaisercraft Devonshire 6 x 6 Paper Pad (Green Polka Dots)
  • Cosmic Shimmer Mist Golden Mint
  • Seam Binding
  • My Minds Eye Self Adhesive Crystal from the Wild Asparagus Range
  • Design House Spring Bunny Stickers
  • Papermania Bird Song Stamp “lots of love”
  • Nestabilities Labels 1
  • Colorbox Jade Green Chalk Ink
  • Stampin Up Stampin Write Markers in Old Olive and Real Rust

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Valentine Teddies

Hellooooo everyone πŸ™‚

Well I did a spot of shopping tonight, and picked up another Papermania Bargin Bag and some other bits and bobs when I was at the garden centre tonight buying chicken food.

There is a little sneak peek in in tonights post of what I bought, but will share it all tomorrow when my new web cam arrives πŸ˜‰ Β Cant wait to see the quality of the video, it’s supposed to be superb!

Nancy… I used one of the wee tags on this card, will include them in tomorrow nights video so you can get a wee peek πŸ˜‰

Supplies List :~

  • Lemon Textured Cardstock from Bazzill
  • Design House Teddy Sticker Pack
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Patterned Paper
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Polkadot Button
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Mulberry Flower
  • Papermania Lemon Sorbet Patterned Ribbon
  • K & Company Que SeraSera Glittered Heart
  • Mini Jewellery Tag
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink in Chestnut Roan
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesives
  • Studio G $1 Stamp Set “Elephant” .. used the “I Luv You”

Oh … and this is a sneak peek at one of the stamp sets I got πŸ˜‰

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Thank You Card

I have spent the whole of today re-arranging my workshop, it just had to be done. Β  I’m nearly there with it, but I need to get additional storage.

I also have a few thank you cards to make, I made this one tonight, I guess the inspiration for the paper manufacturer chosen came from Laura @ Paper Dragonflies, because she made a lovely card today using Basic Grey Kioshi Papers… now I don’t have this range, but I did uncover the Basic Grey Sugar Rush 6 x 6 Pad today whilst tidying up πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Dark Brown Cardstock from The Paper Mill Shop
  • Basic Grey 6 x 6 Sugar Rush Paper Pad
  • Prima E.Line Flowers in Yellow
  • Ribbon Rose from Deb
  • Tombow Mono Multi Adhesive
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • American Crafts Stamp Set – Thanks
  • Color Box Chalk Ink in Chestnut Roan
  • Nestabilities Labels 1
  • Fiskars Treading Water Edge Punch
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Glue Dots

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Happy Pregnancy Card

I made a 1st Wedding Anniversary card last week for a work colleague, it was her daughters 1st wedding anniversary and when I was chatting away to her whilst delivering the card she was telling me that her daughter is now pregnant and will be due in early November.

So I told her i’d make her a wee card this weekend so she can give it to her daughter πŸ™‚ Β I dont get many opportunities to make cards with the stamp after all πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Stampin Up So Saffron Cardstock
  • Yellow Ginham Cardstock
  • Yellow and White Floral Cardstock
  • Happy Pregnancy Stamp by Studio G
  • American Crafts Yellow Polkadot Ribbon
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Corner Chomper