Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Super sweet birthday!

Hi! Thank you for stopping by my blog, I hope you enjoy looking at my cards.

So the weather today has been really dark and raining all day, I decided to make a card to brighten up the mood. Along with baking some cupcakes with my little girl and painting we've had a lovely day, and I wanted to finish off the day with a card that represented this ;)

To make the card I used:
White card base
Pattern paper by me to you
Pink satin ribbon
Handmade flowers
Skull, doily and eyes cut with my silhouette
Vellum flower
Purple buttons
Paper smooches stamps-greetings
Versamark black tuxedo ink

Firstly I cut all my pattern papers down to size and adhered these to the front of my card.
I then cut my images with my silhouette machine and added the flower and brad.
I then made the flowers and placed this all on my card front after stamping the greeting.
After adhering all the pieces down, I added two buttons at the top and ruffled the ribbon at the bottom.
That's it! :)

I love making colourful cards and I'm absolutely addicted to these skulls at the moment! I'm not normally a 'skull' person but I think she's really cute!

Thank you for looking and any questions about the card just ask, I have tried to include all details and brands used above.

I hope wherever you are that it's not raining and gloomy!


Vic x

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Croc pirate card

Hi! Thank you for stopping by today, I was thinking the other day that I don't have many children's birthday cards, and thought about making some and this is the first finished card.

As I didn't have a child in mind I thought I would make a boys card. Plus I wanted to do some colouring so I broke out my pro marker pens which I think are amazing and half the price of other brands.

So this card is actually pretty large: 9 inches by 4 and it was cut on my cricut machine. I used the wild card cartridge.

I then found this cute digi from dustin pike and coloured him in, and the sun is cut from my cricut using the doodlecharms cartridge.

So onto my papers- the green cardstock is from papermania, and the coloured card is die cuts with a view doodle pad. I added an American crafts star ribbon and then added brads in the corner of the card.

After adhering all the items onto my base this was my finished card.

I think I will be making more cards using the image I think it's perfect for a boys card or even a girls.

Thanks for stopping by today, enjoy your Friday!

Vic x

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Skull get well

Hi thanks for stopping by my blog today, and taking a peek at my cards.

I have used this image before as I think it's so sweet and I made it using my cameo machine. The skull shape I bought along with the eyes and added them together to make this skull card.

I also used my cameo to cut the tab, doily, flowers and the stamp is paper smooches which I just adore the greeting set.

I found the pink satin ribbon from hobbycraft and the washi tape is from papercraft inspirations magazine
( gotta love a freebie :) )

The backing paper is also from papercraft inspirations. I'm still loving graph paper I don't think that will ever change!

The flower was punched from vellum and I added a brad through this, just to brighten her up.

As you know winter is full of colds and sickness so what better reason to make a get well card!

Thanks for looking and please feel free to ask any questions about the card and products used.

Have a nice day,

Vic x

Friday, 9 November 2012

Sweet sympathy card

Good morning, what a rainy morning it is! Autumn is such a beautiful season with all the pretty browns and golds it's so pretty but not this morning. It's very dark and gloomy out there.

Anyway I have been busy with my cards the last couple of days and I wanted to share my most recent design.

This sympathy card uses one main image the butterfly, which is so pretty,
and I also broke out my embossing powders. To make the card I used:

Light brown cardstock
White cardstock
White embossing powders
Pink stamp pad
White gel pen
Unity stamp butterfly
Alphabet stamps from unity
Handmade flower
swirl stamp from papermania

I cut my cardstock down and trimmed my white card to a square to sit at the top of the card.

I then added some swirly stamps and embossed with white embossing powder. I used my ink pad to then tint the card. This also help the embossing show up.

After adhering down onto my card front I added a sheer ribbon and stamped the butterfly image.

I then added a handmade flower and made some stitching marks around the lower card.

Lastly I added my greeting. I stamped each letter then hand cut them out and adhered these to the card.

I think this butterfly stamp has so many different uses it's definatley one for your stampin stash.

Thank you for stopping by today if you have any questions about the card or products used please ask,

Thank you

Vic x

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Sweet puppy

Hi thank you for stopping by my blog today. As you can see I'm still catching up with blog posts that I missed so here is a card that is simple but sweet and super quick to make.

Firstly I used a Kraft cardstock and stamped the background image (hero arts). I then used my cricut to cut out this cute dog which I then added the wobbly eyes! The image is from the sweetheart cartridge.

I then stamped my sentiment (hero arts) onto a cream cardstock which I then added foam pads too. After adhering the dog to the cardstock I then went around the edges with a white gel pen and added some buttons.

The flower is handmade and I cut this out on my cricut using yellow and pink cardstock.

Simple but sweet and very easy to make.

These cards are great to have on hand when you need a card as they will cheer up the person who you send it too and they take very little time to make.

Thank you for looking and if there are any questions please ask.

Vic x

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Gnome card

Hello! Wow it's so cold over here in England today, I miss summer!

So as I am trying to catch up on my blog posts I thought this cute gnome card would be a good start. I found him on the Internet and thought he would look really sweet on a moving home card.

So here is how I made the card:

Firstly I used a square card and printed off the backing paper from my polkadoodles CD ROM. I then cut to size and adhered down to my card front. I then cut out a house from the same CD and placed this on foam stamps.

The CD I used from polkadoodles is from the all around and everywhere CD.

The sun is cut out with my cricut doodle charms cartridge.

The clouds I drew myself and coloured them in with a promarker.

The gnome was then cut and coloured in again with my promarker pens.

I then hand cut the felt grass border and stuck this down with a very strong backing tape.

The greeting I made on my computer as I couldn't find the right stamp.

Thank you for stopping by and if there are any questions please ask.

I hope you are all having a great day!

Vic x

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

A card for Christmas

Hi there, thank you for stopping by today!

My blog has taken a back seat recently due to moving house and me having no where to craft. I have seriously been having withdrawal symptoms so I thought enough was enough and used the floor to craft which isn't the best but a girls got to do what a girls gotta do :)

So here is my first Christmas card that I made, here are the details:

I used Kraft cardstock, and white card which I trimmed and ran through my embossing machine. I then adhered the cute chipboard Christmas tree and added the cute buttons. I used some brown stitched ribbon and also washi tape which finished the card off.

Oh how I have missed blogging and crafting!!

Well now I have kinda worked out where I can craft there will be more posts and hopefully I will be able to catch up in the posts I have been trying so hard not to miss!

Also my health has taken a turn for the worse recently but I will not stop this from me getting my craft on!

Thanks so much for taking a peek at my blog I really appreciate it.

Vic x