Card making

Vintage Floral Card

This birthday card is a special one, for Mr C’s grandma’s birthday. She is 94 this year, and I thought it was a good opportunity to try out my floral stamps from Papercraft Inspirations magazine. I chose the hydrangea, using a base card that I had created using my DIY Embossing mask. I stamped it using…… Continue reading Vintage Floral Card

Card making · My other ramblings

Branching Out #3 Colouring Stamped Images

As part of my Christmas craft I’ve bought a lovely set of Country Companions stamps. Anyone that follows my blog will know that I tend to ‘colour’ using chalks as they are less permanent. I decided it was time to take the leap and use pens, a much deeper level of commitment. I’m no artist,…… Continue reading Branching Out #3 Colouring Stamped Images

Baking · Card making

Exploding Toolbox Birthday Card (and a Cheats Birthday Cake!)

Yesterday was Dave’s birthday, so more cardmaking (and baking) was in order. I’d just received my copy of Papercraft Inspirations and was searching (and desperately hoping for) inspiration when I saw that there was a tutorial for an exploding box card on their YouTube channel. I had a quick watch of the video, but didn’t…… Continue reading Exploding Toolbox Birthday Card (and a Cheats Birthday Cake!)