Category: On Your Birthday

Just Believe Sketch Challenge

Today I have used a Splitcoaststampers Sketch Challenge (SC352) to give me some inspiration for a friend's birthday. She just loves pink, so I thought the combination of Pretty in Pink and Soft Suede would be very appropriate. I usually decorate the inside of my cards as well, but always forget to photograph them before … Continue reading Just Believe Sketch Challenge

Floating Reinkers and Gingham

Floating Reinkers and Gingham

Two new techniques [well, for me] are showcased in my card today - floating reinkers and gingham. Floating reinkers is a great technique. Take a sheet of shimmery white cardstock and stamp an outline image [segmented images work best] with Versamark. Clear or black emboss the image. Spray the image with water until it pools … Continue reading Floating Reinkers and Gingham

Happy Birthday Marg

Happy Birthday Marg

Today's post is to wish my sister Margaret a very happy birthday. As usual, I was slow in sending my card, and the snail mail is just that. So Marg, I hope you are having a great day. Here is the cyber version of your card. (It is a z fold swing card.) Here it … Continue reading Happy Birthday Marg

Surprise Birthday

Surprise Birthday

If you are a regular reader of our blog, you will know that I am always trying out new techniques, card layouts and styles. I have found this great pop-up card on Lorri's blog. I thought that for my first one of these, I would try and follow her colours and design as much as … Continue reading Surprise Birthday

It’s My Birthday

Last week, I celebrated yet another year going by. I was rewarded with some beautiful hand made cards from my family and friends. Here are those from my family. What do you think? These are from Helen, Jessica and Marg. You can see the full version by clicking on their gallery tab at the top. … Continue reading It’s My Birthday

Gatefold Birthday

Gatefold Birthday

cupI have just seen a variation of the gatefold card on Mary Fish's (Stampin' Pretty in my sidebar) site. It looked like a fun way to make an all purpose birthday card. My basic design is CASED from Mary's card, using my own collection of colours and stamps. I have also used a belly band … Continue reading Gatefold Birthday