Santa Baby

December is here and the countdown to Christmas has started good and proper now :) Simple cards on a theme for you today :) There are lots of glitter highlights here and there but they just never show up in the photo. Materials: Stamps - Pink Cat Studio; Magnolia Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black Colouring - Letraset Promarkers Usual Suspects - Silicone…


So What Happens When You Really Like A Design?

You make some more. Sorry folks, I just had to make some more Christmas cards based on the Christmas Cupcake design from an earlier post. Is that cheating? Don't worry; these will be the last you see of them (well, unless I do another similar design of course!). Materials: Paper - BasicGrey Cupcake Ink - VersaFine onyx black Usual suspects - Paper…


Christmas Cupcake

Back to the Christmas cards and today's card uses BasicGrey Cupcake papers. Yes, really, I kid you not – I've used the summery-style birthday papers for a Christmas card :) Materials: Paper - BasicGrey Cupcake Ink - VersaFine onyx black Usual suspects - Paper trimmer; Craft knife; Double-sided tape; Silicone Glue Other - Fine marker pen


Kaboodle Doodle Challenge 12

So this week we have a monochrome challenge over at Kaboodle Doodle. I thought I would have a go at a monochrome Christmas tag and have used the Alien papers from Kaboodle Doodle with a bit of added bling. Material: Papers - Kaboodle Doodle Ink - VersaFine onyx black Stamp - Magnolia Christmas seal Usual Suspects - scissors, glue dots; silicon glue…


Poinsettia Rules

My Mum's favourite Christmas plant, but why do they never seem to last past Christmas? If they do you never seem to see that red foliage again. Mmm, does anyone have any tips for keeping Poinsettias? Materials: Papers - BasicGrey Stamp - Hero Arts; HOTP Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; Adirondack Rust Colouring - H2O Twinkies Usual Suspects - 3D-foam; Double-Sided tape;…


Friday Sketchers Christmas

A simple card for you today, using the fab sketch from Friday Sketchers. I've used the BasicGrey Wassail (ah, BasicGrey) from Sassy Crafts with a bit of stitching and a bit of distressing. The holly berries are needle felted. It was fun to get my sewing machine out. I always feel really happy in front of my sewing machine for some reason…


No layering for Stamp Something Challenge

A quick post before I go off to my Embroidery Group Therapy – Hello, my name is Kim and I am a recovering embroiderer :) So today's card is for the challenge over at Stamp Something and this week it is all about being simple, and you don't get much more simple than me ;) The simple they are talking about is…


Christmas Decorations

So as a break from Christmas cards I have made some tree decorations with me new stash from Sassy Crafts (thanks, Emma). Well, I just had to get stuck in now, didn't I? These ornaments use papers from the yummy Winter Matchstack from DCWV, and if you follow the link you will see that these papers are on sale. Well, you can't…


More on Christmas

So I've ramped up the Christmas cards, seems that every card I'm doing is for Christmas. Lucky I like doing them :) This one uses Designs By Krista Tula papers. Materials: Papers - Designs by Krista Tula kit Stamp - Studio G Alphabet Inks - VersaFine Onyx Black; Brilliance Pearlescent Sky blue and Crimson Usual Suspects - Scissors; Trimmer; double-sided tape Other…


I Apologise…

Yes, I am obsessed with my new Limitless Limbs stamps AND with Christmas cards, I'm sure I warned you in a previous post?So, this one is for the BasicGrey Challenge blog, which has a Christmas theme this week (so that absolves me of all responsibility for this Christmas card). Teehee. Off to make some more Christmas cards - mmm, what stamp should…


Another Kaboodle Doodle Chrimbo Card

Well, after doing yesterday's Kaboodle Doodle Challenge card, I just kept going and here is another Christmas card using the Kaboodle Doodle Merry and Bright kit. Great fun getting covered in glitter putting this card together. I used double-sided tape and loose glitter; if you have ever done that, you will know that the glitter just gets everywhere. I am now finding…

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