Birthdays · Challenges · Dry Embossing · Fancy Fold · Faux Letterpress · Masculine · Night Owl Thinlits · Perennial Birthday · Slimline Card · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Still Night · Woodland

A Tall Card with Still Night for the Sketch Challenge

Here is a recent sketch challenge at Splitcoaststampers. Click on the link to see more great inspiration for this challenge. This is the sketch. It calls for a tall card - basically to fit in an office envelope (DL). ... and here is my card Tips: Create a Faux Letterpress background with a little twist. Ink the… Continue reading A Tall Card with Still Night for the Sketch Challenge

Fancy Fold · Impossible Card · Perennial Birthday · Scallop Circle Punch

Fancy Fold Impossible Card with Perennial Birthday

Impossible cards are a quick and easy way to create a fancy fold card. Tips: This card uses the now retired Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper, but any Designer Series Paper will work well. Supplies: Stamp Set: Perennial Birthday Cardstock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black… Continue reading Fancy Fold Impossible Card with Perennial Birthday

Birthdays · Bouquet Blooms · Fancy Fold · Gatefold Blossoms Framelits · Marbled · Merry Christmas Thinlits · Perennial Birthday

Fancy Fold Card with Bouquet Blooms

A sister of mine had a 'big' birthday last week and I wanted to make a special card for her. I have seen various versions of this type of fancy fold and decided I would do my own interpretation. Happy birthday Marg! Tips: Stamp and die cut lots of flowers using the Gatefold Blossoms Framelits,… Continue reading Fancy Fold Card with Bouquet Blooms

Bordered Sentiment · Painted Harvest · Perennial Birthday · Tutorials

Create a Bordered Sentiment with Painted Harvest

Bordered Sentiments was one of the projects for a recent technique class. Tips: The Bordered Sentiment Technique: Some simple masking will allow you to create one layer with both images and sentiment where the sentiment appears to be in front of the other images. Select a large sentiment that will stand out and stamp it… Continue reading Create a Bordered Sentiment with Painted Harvest

Alcohol Markers · Birthdays · Collage · Fancy Fold · Inside Shadow Box · Mini Aperture Box Card · Perennial Birthday · Shadow Box · Sponging · Stampin' Blends · Stitched Shapes Framelits · Subtle 3D · Very Vintage · Vintage · Watercolouring

Inside Shadow Box with Very Vintage

I have an Inside Shadow Box fancy fold card for my project today. The last time I made one of these about 6 years ago, it was known as a mini aperture box card (see the post here). The design I have used is a little different, but the general look is the same. Thanks to Jennifer… Continue reading Inside Shadow Box with Very Vintage

Birthdays · Perennial Birthday · Rubber Band Technique · Sponging · Swirly Scribbles Thinlits · Tutorials · YouTube Videos

Perennial Birthday with a Rubber Band Technique Background

Here is another sample I made using the Rubber Band Technique. Tips: Wrap some rubber bands of different sizes around and acrylic block and stamp on cardstock. For an even bigger WOW, sponge the area with a light coloured ink to match.  Supplies: Stamp Set: Perennial Birthday Cardstock: Soft Sea Foam, Gorgeous Grape, Highland Heather,… Continue reading Perennial Birthday with a Rubber Band Technique Background