Cottage Garden · Dry Embossing · Faux Stitching · Labels Framelits · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sweet Buttons Embosslits · Top Note

Cottage Garden Cajun Breeze

Some more faux stitching today. The Cajun Craze Top Note layer was stamped with the butterfly image from Cottage Garden in Stazon Cotton White, and faux stitched with a White Gel Pen. The Whisper White Labels Framelit layer was stamped with more images from Cottage Garden in Baja Breeze and Old Olive. A button was… Continue reading Cottage Garden Cajun Breeze

Birthdays · Clean and Simple · Cottage Garden · Sincere Salutations · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sponging

Stamping Nostalgia

The technique challenge on Splitcoaststampers today is nostalgia. That is, go back to basics and don't use any 'mod-cons' such as embossing, die cuts, pearls, sewing, etc. I went back to a sketch that was one of my favourites when I first started stamping, dug out some eyelets [not SU] which were all the go… Continue reading Stamping Nostalgia

Anything but cards · Cottage Garden · Decorative Label Punch · Four Frames · Sizzix Ovals

Card Pouch

I found a great tutorial on Splitcoaststampers for a card pouch. I have used the larger size to hold standard cards. This one holds six cards and envelopes. This is looking at it from the front.. .. and here it is side on [sorry it is a bit bright] Enjoy  

Clean and Simple · Cottage Garden · Sweet Buttons Embosslits · Swirls Scribbles Sizzlits

CAS Classes

I thought I would try and learn some more about CAS [clean and simple] cards, so I am attending a series of CAS class. The first class uses simple sketches. Over the next few days, I will show you my creations for these sketches. Today I have used a reverse image from a Sizzlits Die… Continue reading CAS Classes

Cottage Garden · Easter Blossoms

Predominantly Purple

Another challenge. This is from Less is More and as the title suggests, this week's challenge is 'Predominantly Purple'. I was sorting out some of my stamps today, and found the beautiful retired Easter Blossoms. I thought these blossoms would be perfect in Concord Crush as a purple card. What do you think? Enjoy

Beautiful Wings Embosslits · Bigz Scallop Squares Duo · Cottage Garden · Vintage Wallpaper TIEF

Cottage Garden

Whilst trawling through the new IBC, I found a great sketch that I thought would be a useful addition to my sketch layouts. This one, on page 81, I have adapted using the Vintage Wallpaper EF, and Cottage Garden images. Recipe: Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Rose Red Ink: Baja Breeze,  Daffodil Delight… Continue reading Cottage Garden