Card of the day

Today’s card was made by inking my background with Picked Raspberry and Flirty Flamingo Distress inks. I have kept it simple with a lovely snowflake die which is a cover plate die, I cut some of the snowflakes out of the middle to create some open space. The cut another snowflake for the middle and attached a sentiment. The pen in the picture is a bespoke fountain pen, handmade by my husband using diamond cast.

Christmas Cards 2021

I have just completed 200+ cards for this year. My friend and I make them to give to the local aged care facilities. Starting today, I will post a card a day.

Birds

This weekend I have been playing with a stamp and colour set made by Uniquely Creative. I have had this set for quite some time, so it was time to get inky. The birdcage die is also made by Uniquely Creative. The Gum leaf die is made by Paper Rose.

Using supplies

I have been on a bit of a mission to use up old supplies. I have long been a fan of Jennifer McGuire, and she did a video a couple of months ago about using up your glitter. This inspired me to try this card. Here is a link to Jennifer’s blog post.

https://www.jennifermcguireink.com/?s=Glitter

I received this die as a bonus with a magazine that I bought some time ago, so I am unsure which brand it is.

Hope you have a crafty day

Marie

Christmas

Here is another Christmas card that I made recently. I used the spellbinders 3d vignette die and the Hero Arts my monthly hero kit for October 2018 for this card.

Christmas 2020

Well what a year 2020 has been. My friend and I have been making Christmas cards during the year to deliver to our local aged care facilities. In total we made 360 cards plus our own cards for family and friends.

We hope to do the same again next year except, I want to set myself a monthly target of 15-20 cards.

Here are photos of some of the cards I made. I apologise for the lighting in these photos as I didn’t have my equipment close at hand.

Made using the Stampin up Christmas gleaming stamp set.
I inked the cardstock with distress oxide ink using a lighter colour in the centre .
This card uses the lovely spellbinders Joy die. I just love this die.
I had several of the Christmas photo strips from Darkroom Door in my stash for quite some time so decided to get them out and create a variety of these small cards.
I love how this card turned out, the sentiment is by Stampin Up and I used assorted snowflake dies and the embossing folder is by sizzix
This paper is from Kaisercraft, perfect backdrop.
Front of accordion card
This one is done using a tutorial by Michelle Zindolf

Polar Pals Christmas Cards

I created this cute card using the Uniquely Creative Polar Pals stamp set. I stamped the bears, and coloured them with copic markers. I then attached them to a shaker card that I made using the snowflake die. The sentiment is from the ton stamps sentiments strips.

This is the second card I made using the same stamp set and a circle sentiment die.

Poinsettia Christmas Card

I made this card by cutting five poinsettia die cuts, I then glued them all together to create a stacked frame. I coloured one layer of the cut out pieces with Copic markers, then paper pieced them back into place. I then covered the cut out pieces with glossy accents and set the card aside to dry overnight. The card was finished by adding it to a lovely die cut background.

Transformation Butterfly

I just love this stamp by the Ton Stamps. I have water coloured the image and placed on an embossed background. The embossing folder is by Stampin Up. I also used a spellbinders hot foil die for the sentiment.