Peace Love Hope

This festive set of stamps is new for Christmas 2017 and is really versatile. I stamped and embossed the baubles and strings in gold, then stamped and embossed the snowflakes inside each bauble with white. This became a resist for my watercolours. I matted the panels…

Snow Is Falling

There are somw gorgeous Christmas stamps in the Visible Image shop, and this set is my favourite: I used Distress Inks and the Fibres stencil to create my background. Stamping and embossing the snowflake with Sparkling Snow embossing powder from WOW Powders. Snow Is Falling…

Snowman Jack Tag – Visible Image Stamps

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas……here we are – December 1st, and I have a festive tag to share with you all today, using some fabulous Visible Image stamps: I die cut two blank tags using my Tim Holtz Sizzix die, and then used a…

Christmas Post

Having been without my blog for a couple of days last week, I’m running late with my entry for this week’s Handmade Harbour challenge. Fortunately, as with a few other blogs, the theme is ‘Christmas’, so I’m entering this card into the ‘Let It Snow’…

Another Washi Tape Card

Another quick and easy Christmas card using washi tape, a die-cut snowflake and some adhesive gems. Square gems add a stylish edge to the washi tape areas, and tiny gems sparkle on the snowflake. The tape is laid at right angles leaving a small gap…

Christmas Snowflake Tag

After my success in getting picked for the Top Three in both the Spectrum Noir and Crafter’s Companion challenges last month, this is my entry for CC’s December challenge – ‘Ribbon, Thread or Twine’: I cut the tag shape from heavyweight burgundy card and covered…

A Very Vintage Christmas

It’s been a while since I made any ‘vintagey’ style cards but the sketch on Cardabilities challenge inspired me to make this: I used these lovely papers from Kaisercraft and teamed them with kraft card for a vintage feel. the ivy spray and snowflakes are Die’Sire…

Maybe Christmas Doesn’t Come From A Store…..

I really thought that I was done with making Christmas cards this year but I hadn’t tried these busy little elves from Stampendous yet, and when I saw that Handmade Harbour’s Challenge this week was all about ‘Winter Fun’  and Lexi’s Creations theme was Christmas, I just…

Winter Washi Tape Card

Sometimes we need to make a quick and easy card, especially at Christmas when, for many people, we are making large numbers of cards. This card is so easy, uses only a couple of products, and takes no time at all – yet, I think,…

A Gorjuss Christmas

This is another Christmas card (my last for this year, I hope!) which makes use of a non-Christmas stamp. I chose this retro snowflake paper and coloured the cute little Gorjuss girl to match with my Spectrum Noirs. Skin: FS3, FS5 Hair: EB3, EB5, EB6…