Monday, November 13, 2017

Holiday Greetings

Happy Monday everyone,

I have a card to share today that I created for the current Lawn Fawnatics challenge here

I chose the Lawn Fawn Winter Fox stamp and die for my card which is from one of their 2011 releases.

I coloured the fox using Copics and added some Nuvo Crystal drops to the mug and a little Liquid Applique to the tip of his tale.

The background was created by blending 3 different distress inks and die cut that panel using a large stitched rectangle die.
I die cut mini snowflakes from white cardstock and adhered them to the card with a little Tombow Mono glue, mounted the fox with a little foam tape and stamped my sentiment.

The base of the card was done with a SSS stencil and some Festive Berries distress ink. I applied the ink only to the edges with a mini dauber and not the whole card base. I thought the bright red stripes were a nice contrast.

I adhered the whole panel with foam tape and that finishes my card.

Thanks for stopping by,


Lawn Fawn Winter Fox stamp and die
Lawn Fawn Mini snowflake dies
Lawn Fawn sentiment from Winter Village stamp set
SSS Diagonal Stripe Stencil
SSS Stitched Rectange die set
Distress Inks - Blueprint Sketch, Faded Jeans, Mermaid Lagoon & Festive Berries
Nuvo Crystal Drops - Red Berry
Liquid Applique - White

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Christmas tag

Hi everyone,

Today I have a tag that I created for 2 challenges. The first one is the SSS Wednesday Challenge here to create a Christmas gift tag and also for Tracey McNeely's 25 Days of
ChristmasTags here

Here's my tag:

I started out by diecutting a circle from a SSS stitched circle die using white cardstock and then applied a Tim Holtz stencil to it. I blended in various Distress ink colours using a mini dauber over the stencil.

I then moved onto diecutting the sentiment also from SSS 3 times. I layered the red cardstock sentiment slightly offset over a black die cut sentiment piece. I purposely left in the little pieces in the letters of the sentiment so that I would not have any white pieces of cardstock showing through the letters.

I die cut a piece of glitter red cardstock using a Lawn Fawn large stitched circle.  Layered the stencilled piece onto the glitter cardstock using some Sookwang double sided tape. As this is quite strong tape I wanted to make sure it would stick to the glitter cardstock. I also cut a stitched circle from some white cardstock and adhered that to the back of the tag so you can write a to and from on the back if attaching to a gift or a bottle of wine or whatever.

I added a little clear Wink of Stella to the sentiment and some decorative ribbon to the top and that completes this tag.

Thanks for stopping by.


SSS Merry Christmas die
SSS Stitched Circles die set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Circle die set
Tim Holtz Festive stencil
Distress Oxide ink - Candied Apple
Distress Inks - Wild Honey, Gathered Twigs, Mowed Lawn 
Red Glitter cardstock
Wink of Stella - clear
Decorative ribbon

Thursday, October 26, 2017

It's Christmas time again

Hi everyone,

I have to admit that I only recently have been purchasing Neat and Tangled stamps and dies and I must say that I absolutely love them. So fun!

Today's card is for the current challenge Neat and Tangled Sketch challenge here


I actually won the cute little stamp and die set called Get Yeti that I used for my card.

I started by creating the frame and the background for my card. I used 2 Lawn Fawn frames together to die cut the frame and the background from white cardstock at the same time.
For the inside frame I blended 2 different distress inks - Worn Lipstick and Spun Sugar. Stamped the snow hills and snowflakes and heat embossed using white embossing powder. Sprinkled a few drops of water over the piece.

On the outside frame I used a distress Cracked Pistachio oxide ink and blended it over the entire frame piece.

Added the frame and the background piece to a  white cardbase.
The snowman and critters were coloured with Copics and clear Wink of Stella was added to the hat, scarf and the little birdie.
I added a touch of black enamel accent to the nose and eyes of the reindeer doggie.

Stamped the sentiment and popped up the little guys with foam tape and added a few clear sequins.

That's it for this card and thanks for stopping by.


Neat and Tangled Get Yeti stamp and die set
Lawn Fawn Cross-Stitched Rectangle die set
Distress Inks - Worn Lipstick, Spun Sugar
Distress Oxide - Cracked Pistachio
SSS White embossing powder
Neat and Tangled sequins
Wink of Stella - clear

Sunday, October 22, 2017


Hi everyone,
Today's card is for the current photo inspiration Wednesday challenge at Simon Says Stamp here using Paper Smooches products.

I used the colours from their post and combined them with some Lawn Fawn products and a Paper Smooches sentiment die.

I stamped the crayons with black ink and heat embossed them using clear embossing powder. I then coloured them using 3 different colour of Copic markers. The sentiment was a die cut that I taped to my panel and then used Distress Oxide ink to colour it in using a sponge dauber.

The background patterned panel was die cut using a small dotted rectangle die and the same for the white panel.

I added the crayons to my card using foam tape and drew a little squiggle line down towards the sentiment using the same Copic colours that I had applied to each crayon.

The patterned panel was applied using adhesive directly to a yellow card base. I popped the white panel up with some foam tape and added little black dots around my sentiment using black enamel accents.

Well that's it for my card and thanks for stopping by.

Supplies used:
Paper Smooches Birthday Words FBD120
Lawn Fawn small dotted rectangle die set
Lawn Fawn Color my World stamp and die set
Lawn Fawn 6x6 Perfectly Plaid Rainbow paper pack
Distress Oxide ink - Wilted Violet
Ranger Black enamel accents

Monday, October 16, 2017

Celebrate you

Hi everyone,

I hope you have all had a wonderful weekend. We spent a fantastic, beautiful few days in North Conway, NH where the weather was absolutely beautiful and the leaves in certain areas were quite pretty and worth taking lots of pictures.

I'm back now and have a card to share for the current MFT Color challenge here

and also for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge where the theme is 'Thinking of You' here

Here's my interpretation:

I started by using a SSS stencil to create the panel for my card. I used 2 different colours of Distress inks and blended the background. I then moved onto the 'celebrate' die cut and blended 2 different shades of blue for this. I die cut the word right into the dotted panel and inlaid the coloured blue word.

I used the Wonky Rectangles die to cut out a panel in yellow and then cut my coloured panel with a smaller die from the same set. To continue with the Wonky theme I thought it would be fun to layer the 2 panels in an off kilter design.

I cut a patterned panel piece to fit the size of my card and adhered that with tape and then also added the yellow panel the same way. My design panel was applied using foam tape.

Added some yellow sequins and it was done.

Well that's it for this card and thanks for stopping by.


Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil
MFT Die-Namics Celebrate die
MFT Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle die set
Distress Oxide inks - Fossilized Amber & Spiced Marmalade
Distress Ink - Blueprint Sketch
SSS Blue Jay mini ink cube
SSS You 3x4 sentiment stamp set
Doodlebug 6x6 Kraft in Color-Color paper pad
Yellow Sequins