Month: January 2021

Chinese New Year 2021 with Gemma

Chinese New Year 2021 is the Year of the Ox. I always make a CNY card for my niece and nephew, and the Farmyard Little Bits are perfect for this year. I worked on my background first. I die cut the Gallery Frame #5, which is a slimline die, from some different card stock – white, embossed gold, and pearlescent red. I layered the gold scalloped outer frame over the white card frame, then adhered this onto my slimline card base. Next, I adhered the pearlescent red inner frame. On the three white card pieces, I adhered some patterned...

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A sweet love themed card with Franci

Hello there!It’s Franci here with you today, with a sweet love themed card.. Awww look at this adorable couple of ice skaters in love! First of all I stamped, colored with copics and die cut all my images from the Skating Together set. Then I created my cardbase out of white cardstock, masked the front bottom and inked the top with the Cracked Pistachio Distress ink oxide.  I glued down all my images with foam adhesive and I stamped the sentiment from the Puddle Play set. Finally I added some details with a white gel pen and some clear sequins to finish up my design.I...

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Feed the Birds #2 with Anja

Hi everyone, Anja here and I hope you had a great start to the new year! Today I’m back with another card using the sweet Feed the Birds stamps. I just can’t get enough of this cute set! First, I started off with the purple background. I blended together the Distress Oxide Inks Dusty Concord and Milled Lavender, letting the color fade into white at the bottom. Next, I stamped the images in Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored them with Copics. I cut everything out with the coordinating dies. To complete my little scene, I also stamped, colored...

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Next Door Gnomes with Chris

Hello crafty friends! Chris here,  first of all I hope you  had a wonderful and healthy start for 2021 and wishing  you all the best. Today I‘m sharing a  card I made with these little cute gnomes. After using a lot of blues for my winter cards I decided to make one with pinks! For this card I used: Next Door Gnomes Stamp Fairy Glade Scene Horizontal Die I started stamping and coloring the images with alcohol markers. For the clothes and hats I decided to do ‘paper piecing’, so I just stamp these little guys  again on design...

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My Snowman Feeds the Birds with Amy

Hello, hello…  Amy here with my first Hello Bluebird card for the new year. With the sparkle and magic of the holiday season behind us it can be easy to feel the doldrums of a long drawn out winter still ahead. As crafters and card makers we know that one of the bright spots of winter weather keeping us cooped up inside is that we can escape through our creations and Hello Bluebird offers so many adorable stamp sets to do just that. So when I sat down to create yesterday I found it difficult to choose only one...

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