This is a 6x6 dimensional card made using the Tonic Studios Naive Neilla Window Box die set along with Betty Bunny and Windsor Numerals Simple Type dies. The Window box dies are really easy to use and assemble and add something a little different to your card :)
Monday, 20 March 2017
Well, I managed to make my one and only Mother's Day card a week early! I made this at the weekend and surprised myself!
It's an 8x8 card and I used a Trimcraft Butterfly 6x6 Craft a Card die in the centre with Blooming Lovely papers around the edge and on the inside and, of course, added extra butterflies (Dovecraft dies) and pearls :)
Good morning :) This is one of the cards I'll be making at Inspiring Ideas, Blanchardstown, Dublin at my demo on Saturday - it's a double fronted card made with Trimcraft's beautiful new Wild Flowers paper and some First Edition dies.
I've a busy week ahead so I have the prep for the demo almost finished and packed up - just looking forward to setting off and meeting some of you there :)
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Hello :) My next demo is at Inspiring Ideas, Blanchardstown, Dublin on Saturday 25th March (110..am - 4.00pm) and I'll be showing you the beautiful Painted Finishes from Plaid Crafts - Concrete, Moss and Rust.
I'll also be demoing lots of lovely new papers and dies from Trimcraft and will be posting a photo of some of these later.
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Hello:) I've used the new Tonic Studios Shadow Box dies with a little twist to make a pop up card/box. The flowers were all made with Beautiful Blooms dies and a few older punches and I've added some Crystal Drops in the centres. The papers are BoBunny - Butterfly Kisses :)
I've added a loop of ribbon to pull the inside out of the sleeve and the flowers pop up but when the sleeve is put over it again the flowers fold flat inside.
So it's time for another challenge on the Win & Tonic blog.
It's a really easy theme this time so why not go ahead and add a card to be in with a chance of winning a super prize from Tonic Studios?
You'll see the post HERE with all the details of the prize and lots of gorgeous inspiration from the DT ladies :)
Monday, 13 March 2017
To make this Dutch Fold card you will need:
Dovecraft A4 Premium white card
Trimcraft First Edition Wild Flowers 6x6 paper pad
Trimcraft First Edition Nesting Bloom dies
Trimcraft First Edition Nesting Doily dies
Trimcraft First Edition Bunting dies
Trimcraft First Edition Family Sentiment dies
Dovecraft Adhesive Pearls
double sided tape
Dovecraft Crafter's glue
die cutting machine
How to make it:
1.Score and cut the A4 piece of white card as shown.
2. Fold over the top of the card base and add double sided tape to the inside of the bottom folded part.
3. Attach the piece with the double sided tape to the back of the card base making sure the bottoms of both parts are lined up.
4. Cut contrasting pieces of paper from the Wild Flowers pad to the sizes shown.
5. Attach the pieces to the card with double sided tape.
6. Use the 8.5cm diameter Nesting Bloom die to cut a white shape and the 5.5cm diameter die from the same set to cut a patterned shape. Use the 7cm diameter Nesting Doily die to cut a contrasting shape. Use the Mum die to cut two shapes - one white and one purple.
Layer these as shown and glue to the top flap of the card so that the shape protrudes over the bottom edge.
7. Die cut the heart bunting twice, cut in two so that there are 3 hearts on each and glue to the bottom flaps of the card with a lilac pearl in each heart.
Die cut the circle bunting and glue across the top of the card with an aqua pearl in the centre of each.
Good morning :)
I made two baby girl cards for personal use over the weekend - one for the new mum and dad and the other for the new grandparents - so I used this gorgeous new Craft a Card die from Trimcraft for both with some "It's a Girl" paper which I had in my stash. The little deer is from the same paper pad and teh other dies are from the new Trimcraft |Baby themed die set. I've added lots of little coordinating gems.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
Hello :) It's time for another little look at some of the gorgeous new Wild Flowers papers from Trimcraft. I have used 3 different pages on this card along with the First Edition Nesting Blooms dies and Border dies.
I used a stencil from the Folk Art "Garden Icons" set for the flower pot and added some Moss Painted Finish for a more realistic effect.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
This is my first creation using the new Folk Art Coastal Texture Paint from Plaid. It is exactly what it says on the label!! I used the Sea Mist on a little wooden house to make a beach hut and stippled it on with a flat brush.
For the background I've used a combination of Folk Art Chalk Paints and a little Crackle Glaze in parts.
The dies are all from Trimcrafts (First Edition and Dovecrafts)
Good morning :) Today's card is a little sneak peak at the gorgeous new "Sweet Nothings" First Edition paper pads from Trimcraft. I always love the wood effect papers so immediately fell for this one with the roses on it too.
I've also used the Trimcraft First Edition Bunting, Wedding abd Nesting Doily die sets.
Monday, 6 March 2017
I've just realised that I've got lots of photos of cards which I've never posted here so I'm trying to get caught up on some of them. This is a very simple one using Tonic Studios Mandala Moments dies and Button Strip die. The Mandala dies come with coordinating stamps but I've kept this one plain with some fine dashed lines around the edges of the lettering.
Sunday, 5 March 2017
These are some of the samples which I had with me at Craftworld, Belfast, yesterday for my demo, using the Folk Art Painted Finishes from Plaid Crafts.(Concrete, Moss and Rust).
These are some of the Trimcraft cards I made at Craftworld yesterday - I used the Dovecraft Painted Blooms paper pad with the Blooming Lovely, Nesting Doily and Party dies for this spring card.
6x6 Craft a Card die with Blooming Lovely paper.
A little book card with removable book mark using Blooming Lovely paper and stamp with Border dies, Blooming Lovely dies and Nesting Doily dies.
Painted Blooms paper with Nesting Blooms, Nesting Doilies and Blooming Lovely dies.
These are some of the Tonic Studios cards which I made at Craftworld yesterday.
Using Posy Pillars, Celtic and Bow Rounded Strip, Happy Birthday and Woodland Aster dies.
Birthday Wishes and Lace and Rose Rounded Strip dies
Bountiful Bouquet and Wedding dies.
Eastern Oyster, Bunting and Large Number dies (5)