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Sunday, 26 June 2016

Eastern Elegance

Another card using the beautiful Eastern Elegance paper from Stampin' Up.


Cardstock - 5" white card blank, Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay
Paper - Stampin' Up Eastern Elegance
Dies - Spellbinders Borderabilities Bracket Borders One 
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape
Other - sentiment sticker, square rhinestones

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Patterned Paper

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Birthday Roses


Cardstock - 5" cream card blank
Paper - Prima Stationer's Desk, Kaisercraft Tropical Punch
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Tools - Tonic Tim Holtz distress tool, sponge dauber
Other - sentiment sticker, Ranger Antique Linen and Gathered Twigs Distress Inks

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Patterned Paper

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Cyclist

A masculine birthday card for a cycling enthusiast, using a Kanban topper "On Your Bike"


Cardstock - Stampin' Up Coastal Cabana, kraft
Paper - MME Blink Of An Eye
Image - Kanban On Your Bike Paper Craft Topper 
Tools - We R Memory Keepers Crop-A-Dile Corner Chomper, scissors
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - natural wafer ribbon, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Double D Challenge - One For The Boys
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Patterned Paper
Bizzy Becs June Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

New Home

A very simple card with lots of doors for a new home  :  )
This is a favourite colour combo of turquoisy teals and browns.


Cardstock - Stampin' Up Bermuda Bay
Paper - Kaisercraft Blue Bay
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue, foam tape
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Patterned Paper
Bizzy Becs June Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Friday, 24 June 2016

Happy Birthday

A Moroccan inspired birthday card using some beautiful "Eastern Elegance" paper from Stampin' Up.


Cardstock - 5" white card blank, Stampin' Up Coastal Cabana, gold pearl, white
Paper - Stampin' Up Eastern Elegance
Dies - MFT Die-namics Moroccan Tile Border Trio, Sizzix Stampin' Up Labels Collection framelits
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue, foam tape
Other - pale blue pearls, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Patterned Paper
Bizzy Becs June Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Pineapples and Roses

A bright floral birthday card with pretty roses and pineapples (a strange combination?  : )


Cardstock - 5" white card blank
Paper - Kaisercraft Tropical Punch (+ label), Kaisercraft Storyteller (background)
Die - Spellbinders Floral Assortment
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, glue dots, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - sentiment sticker, crochet lace

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 368 - How Does Your Garden Grow
Fussy and Fancy Challenge 166 - Say It With Flowers

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Love Cats 2


Cardstock - 6" white card blank, kraft, cream
Paper - First Edition J'Adore
Dies - QuicKutz Nesting Hearts, Marianne Design Collectables French cats, Inspired by Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3, Sizzix Tim Holtz Labels
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Birthday Boy

A simple owl birthday card without a sentiment as the embossed background says it all  :  )


Cardstock - white card blank, Cre8tiv Textured blue, brown, kraft, white, black
Embossing Folders - Cuttlebug Happy Birthday, Kaisercraft Woodgrain
Die - Taylored Expressions Hoot Hoot Hooray branch, Poppy Stamps Clever Owl (black eyes)
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Stampin' Up Owl Punch
Adhesives - Cosmic Shimmer glue, foam tape

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Black & White Wedding

A black and white wedding card using the mood board colours at Scrapbook Boutique as inspiration.



Cardstock - 6" white card blank, white snippet
Paper - Kaisercraft Storyteller
Die - Elizabeth Craft Designs Congratulaions
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, Ranger Glossy Accents, Tombow Mono Multi, glue dots
Other - crochet lace, paper flowers, pearl flower centres

Challenges:
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 155 - Wedding/Anniversary

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Wedding Lace

A wedding card (I s'pose it could be for any congrats event, but I made it for a wedding :  ) with wide crochet lace and flower trims on hessian (burlap) look paper.


Cardstock - 6" white card blank, white snippet
Paper - JK Primeco Paperi Lajitelma
Die - Sizzix Tim Holtz Labels
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, Ranger Glossy Accents, Tombow Mono Multi, glue dots, foam tape
Other - crochet lace, lace flower trim (cut apart for individual flowers), pearl flower centres, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Crafty Ribbons Challenge 155 - Wedding/Anniversary
Bizzy Becs June Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Monday, 13 June 2016

Summer Flowers

A Summery card using a Spellbinders Sunflower die set on bright floral paper.


Cardstock - 5" white card blank, Rosie's Studio textured Daisy, pale green
Paper - My Mind's Eye Collectable Notable
Dies - Spellbinders Sunflower Set Two, Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Finishing Touches Mosaic Leaves
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi glue, glue dot
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - sentiment sticker, blingy flower centre

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Summer Garden
Bizzy Becs June Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Tulip

A birthday card using snippets of paper from Stampin' Up Pretty Petals and a very old flower sticker (from when I first started cardmaking ~ 5 years ago :  )

Cardstock - white card blank, Stampin' Up Old Olive snippets
Paper - Stampin' Up Pretty Petals snippets
Dies - Spellbinders Mega Ovals and Mega Classic Scalloped Ovals, Inspired By Stamping Fancy Label Dies 3
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Cosmic Shimmer glue
Other - tulip sticker, sentiment sticker, Bic Mark-it Peach Parfait and For-ever Green, Promarker Forest Green

Challenges:
Simon Says Monday Challenge - Summer Garden

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Love Cats


Cardstock - 6" white card blank, matte silver, black
Paper - Couture Creations Damask Delight
Dies - Marianne Design French Cats, QuicKutz Nesting Hearts, Elizabeth Craft Designs Congratulations
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars small heart punch
Adhesives - Cosmic Shimmer glue

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Friday, 3 June 2016

Get Well Soon

 

Cardstock - white card blank, white snippet
Paper - Sugar & Spice Studio Cottage Garden
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi glue
Die - PhotoContinental nesting tags
Embossing Folder - Craft Concepts Budding Vine
Tools - We R Memory Keepers envelope punch board, Sizzix big Shot, Fiskars 1/8" hole punch
Other - sentiment sticker, pink bakers twine, Twinings tea bag (a chocolate or two might be nice as well : )

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Baby Girl Owl

A simple baby girl card using my Sizzix Bigz Owl die.  I usually make an owl shaped card with this die, but needed a quicker and easier one this time.


Cardstock - 5" cream card blank, textured pink, white and black snippets
Paper - First Edition Family Ties
Dies - Sizzix Bigz Owl #2, QuicKutz Nesting Scallops
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars small heart punch
Adhesives - ds tape, Tombow Mono Multi glue
Other - pink paper flower, sentiment sticker

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Monday, 30 May 2016

Black & Kraft

A simple 3-layered-patterned-paper birthday card in black and kraft, one of my fave colour combos  : )


Cardstock - black linen, kraft
Paper - Francheville Kraft Boutique
Stamp - Stampin' Up Label Love
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Tools - Fiskars compact stamp press, Stampin' Up Artisan Label punch
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi Glue

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Pink Blossom

Another card using the mood board at Scrapbook Boutique as inspiration with it's pretty pink and white theme.



Cardstock - 5" pink card blank, textured pink, white snippet
Paper - Couture Creations Magnolia Lane
Dies - Elizabeth Carft Designs Big Flower Set 1, Spellbinders Blooms One, QuicKutz Nesting Ovals
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Adhesives - ds tape, glue dot, foam tape, Tombow Mono Multi glue
Other - pearl flower centre, white mesh, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Live & Love Crafts Challenge 47 - Blossoms and/or Butterflies

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Friday, 27 May 2016

To The Bride & Bride

A pretty pink and white wedding card inspired by the colours of the mood board at Scrapbook Boutique.



Cardstock - 6" white card blank, pink snippet
Paper - unknown, found in my stash
Die - Elizabeth Craft  Designs Congratulations
Adhesives - ds tape, Helmar acid-free glue, Tombow Mono Multi glue
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot
Other - guipure lace, pink ribbon, pearl heart pins

Challenges:

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Jenny 

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Vintage Blues

A birthday card using paper from Couture Creations Christmas Emporium.  Let's just hope that the recipient can't read music as it is most probably a Christmas song in the background  :  )


Cardstock - 5" white card blank
Paper - Couture Creations Christmas Emporium
Die - PhotoContinental nesting tags
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Fiskars 1/8" hole punch
Adhesives - ds tape, foam tape, glue dots, Ranger Glossy Accents
Other - denim blue crochet lace, cream crochet lace, sentiment sticker

Challenges:
Allsorts Challenge Week 364 - Happy Birthday
Deep Ocean Challenge 129 - Shabby Chic/Vintage

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny 

Friday, 20 May 2016

Bride & Groom

I've seen various wedding card designs with bride and groom hearts, mine using a scrolly frame die as a background.


Cardstock - 6" white card blank, Cre8tiv glitter silver, white, black and white snippets, silver mirri snippet
Dies - Couture Creations Elegant Card Cuts Verge Square, Nellie Snellen Multi Frame Hearts, QuicKutz Nesting Hearts
Embossing Folder - Mpress Spring Drop Collection 
Tools - Sizzix Big Shot, Scor-pal Score-Buddy
Adhesives - Tombow Mono Multi, foam tape, ds tape
Other - black rhinestones

Challenges:

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny