Circle Flowers For An Anniversary

Hi Guys got a little make for you today that is just perfect for using up those little bits of paper so that you can have an excuse to buy lots of new paper of course! Which is lucky because Elaine has been adding some lovely new papers to Quixotic Paperie! I've used the Fancy Pants Rusted Sun paper for the flower and leaves…

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How To Make Your Love Fly Free!

Hi guys, we have reached Sunday again and last Sunday I posted a little altered canvas called Let Your Love Fly Free and promised you a post with a step by step of the process for putting the canvas together. So go bookmark this page and grab yourself a cuppa (with biscuit of course) and read on! You will need: A mini canvas…

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Sharing The Making Of A Shabby Chic Tag

Some more Shabby Chic for you today and this one is a follow on from my Shabby Chic make from last Saturday that I did for Quixotic Paperie. It is a little Shabby Chic New Home Tag and I thought I would share some of the making process with you today. What you will need: Paper and card - Cream card, designer papers Pink Paislee Sweetness…

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Scribble Technique

Want to know how I got the colouring on this Christmas Tag using ZIG pens from Kuretake? It is a fabulous colouring technique which I'm calling the Scribble technique. You will need: A craft mat or non-stick surface ZIG Pens in this case I've used the ZIG Calligraphy pens A spray bottle with water Heat tool Card Scribble the pen onto the…

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Multicoloured Embossing Tips

Yep, I've another Christmas card today and these are some cards I made for a commission using the lovely Scrolls Work Poinsettia Stamp that I showed you on Sunday in Kraft and Bronze.  Well for today I've gone real old School Christmas with traditional Christmas colours and some heat embossing but to mix it up just a little bit I've used a…

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Crackle On!

Hi Guys, we have had some questions about how I did the crackle on the frame for my recent Enchanted Seamstress make. So we thought it would be a good idea to put a quick 'How To' post together for you all. This is such a wonderful and really easy technique. I first came across it some time ago from a Youtube video but…

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Multicolour Stamping

I posted this recent make yesterday and a couple of nice folk have asked me how I stamped the Banana Frog planet in the different colours. I thought the easiest way would be to show you! You need:Your stampSomething to stamp onRange of inksLittle spray bottle filled with water. I've used three inks in the pink/purple range using the Opera Pink as…

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Whiff Of Joy Hand-Stitch Tutorial

Hey everyone, how are you all this Monday morning? Hope you all had a good weekend. I have a card that I've made for the Whiff Of Joy Tutorials And Inspiration Blog today. Each of the design team and guest design team members have been writing tutorials and today is my turn. So I thought I would do a tutorial for these…

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Stitched Border Tutorial

Hey Guys, How are you all today? I don't know if any of you remember this card from a few weeks back? I was asked how I did the border stitching on this card so I thought I would put a tutorial up about it. Hope it is useful! I actually use two stitches to get the effect, the first is a…

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Paper Quilting with a Cutting and Folding Tutorial

I love sewing paper :) This design today was actually inspired by something we have been doing in my creative embroidery class. A couple of weeks ago we were using the cutting and folding of fabric to add texture and dimension to a background. I've used the same technique for the paper heart as the focal part of the card. You can…

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Flowers for a RAK

Here is a RAK card I made recently. It uses some flowers I made from paper inspired from nature itself. Walking to work one day, I found a petal shape on a flower that I just knew I had to copy. I sketched it then made a template flower which I've now been using in lots of different ways. I've been asked…

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