I wanted to do a challenge and when I was looking at the sketch, I noticed the grey rectangle was "hanging off" the side of the card. This inspired me to do a tri-fold card! So firstly, here is the front of my card: And here is what's behind the flap: The idea of the card … Continue reading Birthday Bears card
Hello whomever reading my blog! I haven't posted in a while, but I have good reasons for it. In December, my house got an extension in the attic that is called a dakkapel in Dutch. This translates to a dormer, which is a word I just learned about! Anyway, with my new dakkapel, my craft area has … Continue reading New Craft “Room”!
Today I'd like to share with you a birthday card I made for my son! My son Johan turned 5 in September and I wanted to make him a cute little card. There so much on this card, but it actually was not very hard to make. First of all, here is what the card … Continue reading Little boy’s birthday card
Hi there! I just wanted to give a quick blog update that there is a new listing in my Etsy store! In the month of October, if you pre-order cards from me, you get 20% off each card! This comes out to €1.60 per card, and I ship worldwide! But order quick because cards are … Continue reading New cards in Etsy store (sort of)
Today I'd like to share a tip on cutting thin intricate dies with the Cuttlebug WITHOUT using any shims (metal or chipboard), WITHOUT running it through the machine more than once!! This tip is only for the Cuttlebug because it's what I own. So let's get right into it! If you don't want to bother … Continue reading The Right Way to Use the Cuttlebug
Part two of the Angel Policies topic tries to answer this question: I recently bought some cheap stamps and metal dies from the internet that are rip-offs, counterfeits, knock-offs, or pirates of name brand craft company! Does the angel policy still apply to the stamps and metal dies? This question really opens up a can … Continue reading Angel Policies, part 2 – Knock-offs and such
Another challenge card today! This one is a hoot! The challenge this time is Less is More's challenge #343 - A Real Object. Basically, you had to put a real object on your card. This gave me the opportunity to make a card I've been wanting to make for a very long time, and here … Continue reading Bubble Wrap card – Cheaper than Therapy!
Today I made a card for three challenges! This card has been entered for the following three challenges: PP358 - A CAS Challenge from Joanne SSC159 SUMMER PETALS FUSION - Black and Orange Stationery Here is the card: To make this card, I first stamped the image of the peonies with Memento Tuxedo Black ink. … Continue reading Beautiful vermillion peonies
Hi everyone! I recently made twenty-two cards with uplifting and endearing sentiments. They are all up on my Etsy shop to be purchased. They all have a 3D die cut centerpiece and something shimmery and glittery. Each card's background was handpicked to match the message or feel. Below are some of my most favourite cards … Continue reading Uplifting and Endearing Cards