Monday, 23 October 2017

Tilda on Grandpa's Porch

Hello and good morning dear crafty friends, today I show you another card I made with the sweet Porch Tilda, this time she's sitting on Grandpa's porch...

below you can see some close ups...

Thank you so much for your visit here. Have a happy day!
Hugs, Karina

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Sunday, 22 October 2017

A Halloween Treat

 Hello everyone!

Today I have a Halloween Treat for you. It's a small popcorn box - and I want to show you that you don't have to have any dies or stamps created for Halloween to be able to make a treat.

 The box is cut from grey cardstock and I put some designer's paper with a white and grey wall print from The Peony Avenue Paperpad on it.

Inside the box there is a clear bag filled with candies and some of those paper strips you use for gift wrapping. I've tied some green and white twine around the top of the bag to close it and also added a small piece of Rebecca Lace here.

This cute Singing Napoleon with its magician hat is perfect for Halloween. I also colored his belly green, so it looks like he'd put on a small costume.

Behind the cat I've placed a white wooden fence which I covered partially with black ink. Through the fence I've woven some ivy. I was cut from green Foamiran using the Ivy Wreath die. No matter how many videos about the Foamiran I watch, I can't get a decend flower done. But I found out that heating it up with an embossing tool makes the edges bend and curl a bit which adds a great touch to my ivy.

 The Boo was cut from indigo Foamiran - this is really great to use in your Big Shot. You end up with really great and crisp edges.

For the moon, that was made from yellow cardstock, I simply used two circle punches.

I am wishing all of you a great rest of the weekend!
Hugs, Kathrin

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Saturday, 21 October 2017

Halloween tag

Hello everyone!

Are you ready for Halloween? I, as you can see, am :). I have for you the Halloween tag today.
I used Pion Design papers from the Witching Hour collection and made dark foam flowers of course :).
I used hot glue to make the spider web :). Do you like it?

See you:)

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Card with roses

Today I want to inspire you with this elegant card which can be used for many occasions.
To make it I used LemonCrafr paper from beautiful House of Roses collection.
Sometimes only one paper is enough, but our card will be made of many layers.

Used Roses and Peony Prima Colour Bloom Spray have the same colour...

Vintage Seam Bindings and Hyacinths are also in the same colour...

I Really really want you to have fun with colours!
I wish you a nice weekend!

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Friday, 20 October 2017


Good morning!

Today I'm sharing with you a card made with Teacup Full of Wishes stamp
from LDRS Polkadoodles collection.
I coloured the image with Distress inks....

Paper pads are also from Polkadoodles Time for Tea collection.
Dies used are:
Little Darling Fancy Rectangle & Layers die, LDRS Smile Word die,
LDRS Scalloped Swang Border Die and Allifair Build A Card Die...

Distress inks used are:
skin - vintage photo, tattered rose
hair - antique linen, walnut stain
clothes, cup - victorian velvet, tattered rose, aged mahogany, hickory smoke, peeled paint, spiced marmalade
cup - spoon - hickory smoke

Hugs, Barbara GR

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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Foamiran Flowers & Pion Papers

Last year Pion Design came out with a very interesting collection called "The Witching Hour".  Of course I LOVED it but I know some of you don't celebrate Halloween so I wanted to share how you could use some of these most amazing papers for an everyday project.  I think that the black accents in this collection are also perfect for masculine cards so I love having them in my personal store.  😁😁

I decided to create an explosion box to get a chance to feature the papers and some handmade flowers.  This is a picture heavy post so I hope you enjoy!

I've used apple white Foamiran and inked them with a TH ink cube and some daubers.   OH MY is this ever messy when you twist them but sooooo worth it!  I made the bigger flowers using Whimsy's peony die and die cut the leaves from the leaf die that comes with that set. 

I've added a bow using some wax cord from Prima, which is available in the store in a great selection of various colors.  There are some black and cream colored stamens  in the centers but the bigger black ones are ball and rose shaped bases (see product list below) which aren't in stock right now but are coming.  In order to make them black, I actually dipped them right into a bottle of black distress ink and then let them dry.

Here is a flower I made using Whimsy's lily die, which also has some pieces in it for making a poinsettia.  What a great set to have in your stash!  I added some vintage cream stamens and covered the ends with gold Stickles.

BAM!!!  And here's the center of the box!!!  Ooooooooo so much to look at!

I used a couple of chipboard pieces from Wycinanka and a bronze butterfly and owl.  I even took a die cut from Joy's Circle Floral Hexagon die and cut it in 4 to fit over some of the corners.

I distressed the edges of a Scrapiniec butterfly, cut out a Pion butterfly and added a nib to the top as part of the main feature. 

Here are more Foamiran flowers but this time I used Rosy Owl "Flower Dies 1" and again added a mixture of stamens.  Under the flowers I added some metal leaves for a bit more gold.

Ok so my latest that took me HOURS to finish!  LOL!!  

Thank you for popping by and have a great week!


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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Best Wishes

Good Morning,

I'm back wish some more inspiration for you, I have used the Peony Avenue Papers again as I just love how versatile they are. 

I have cut out one of the ticket sentiments from the sheet & used it as my main element and built around it. The leaves have also been cut out of one of the sheets.

I have mounted this gorgeous pearl button onto a bronze open flower and added a little white gesso paint to give it a softer look.

I couldn't resist adding the sweet little bee, I do love these. The bronze bow finishes off the arrangement perfectly with a little added seam binding.

Thank you for stopping by and come back tomorrow for some more gorgeous inspiration from the team.

Have a lovely day

Emma xx

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