Simple, plain, and a little bit of texture. That's all this paper needed to give it a little 'oomph'. As with all my previous cards and projects that I've done using the Afternoon Picnic paper, this also is one that is designed to show off the paper rather than anything else. I love that this one ... Read More about A hexagonal Afternoon Picnic? Okay….
It's that time of the year. The children are in the middle of their long summer school holidays, people are off on their holidays, and if you haven't got a 2 hour wait at the airport followed by a 5 hour flight, you've probably got a long trek in the car ahead of you. Interestingly enough, our ... Read More about Tall Skinny Treat Gift Pouch VIDEO
So, I made these cards weeks ago, perhaps even as much as a month ago. I wanted to see what happened if I took one set of Designer Series Paper, one stamp set, and one card 'layout'. I love the layout, I love the paper, and I love the stamp set. I love many of the results, I like most of the rest. ... Read More about Gingham Garden gets Kind and Cosy
I'm often asked for bespoke boxes, it's part of my 'remit' now, and I absolutely love a challenge. I like that people trust me to design their boxes, but also that they let me stretch my creative wings a little too! This box is a requested box, and it the finished box's measurements were ... Read More about Easy Stick Fold Flat Box VIDEO
Possibly the fastest card I've ever made, this took less than 5 minutes to make, and that included the scoring and trimming!I only recently received the glimmer paper, but wow, is it shiny! You can perhaps get a better idea of the sparkle in the close up picture of the butterfly, but it has shine, ... Read More about Simply Blingy Card!
I think this may be the first time I've sat and worked with all 5 of the new In Colours for 2013-2015 all in one go. I wanted to create a set of cards that would showcase the products available for when I do classes and workshops, but without overwhelming a table of 'samples' by making standard ... Read More about Pansy Punch, Flower Shop and In Colours
I know I've said a few times that I'm not a card maker, well the truth is, I used to be a card maker. About 10 years ago. I had a signature style, it was very much like the design below, though I was a fan of wire-work and would use that to embellish my cards. I think I lost my 'mojo' with card ... Read More about Bright Blossoms Simple Card VIDEO