Sunday, 31 August 2014

In and out of the box technique cards

Today's cards are from a class I did a while ago using the in and out of the box technique. You use your dies in this case Spellbinder circles and labels with your stamps to have part of the stamped image inside the die shape or outside it. 

This first card show the image from Indigoblu coming inside the circle. 

products used:

Stamps: Indigoblu Anemone Corner, Woodware sentiment
Dies: Spellbinders Circle, Sue Wilson Finishing Touches Lattice Bow and Spanish Collection Border, Tag and Corner set
Cardstock: Cream, Blush and Mocca Foundations
Ink: Sepia 
Extras: Creative Expressions Small Dazzler

The second card has the daisy part of the stamp coming out over the side of the labels die

products used:

Stamps: Justrite Hello daisy
Dies: Spellbinders Labels 4 , Sue Wilson Spanish collection border
Coloring: Spectrum Noir Pencils
Ink: Memento Black 

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Baby Bump

For the first time, I can ever remember, a scrapbook company has done a "Mum to be" range, timing was brilliant as my daughter in law was expecting my first grandchild! Bo Bunny Baby Bump is the range and I chose all the papers, the chipboard and cardstock stickers. I know the photos are the same in both layouts but ones going in my album and one in theirs !
The first one I used my friends new Circuit Cartridge Edge to Edge to make the die cut sun ray effect sheet and then attached pieces from several of the papers behind.
Love how the paper in this page resembles Kylies dress!! A happy coincidence but something us scrapbookers love lol!!

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Congratulations card

Todays card uses the Sue Wilson dies from Creative Expressions. I love the White on White look but this time I added a little Black cardstock for the leaves to make the card pop a little. I cut all 3 dies out in one go in Cream cardstock and then made a folded rectangular card slightly smaller than the largest die, so from the front you only see the lovely frame.
products used:
Dies: Sue Wilson Cordoba from the Spanish Collection and Faux Quilled Blooms from the Finishing Touches collection, Martha Stewart leaf punch.
Stamps: Justrite
Extras: Pearls from stash

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Wedding scrapbook pages

I have been working hard on getting my sons wedding album for myself finished and using up my stash before buying more! These pages are from a We r Memory keepers kit designed by Teresa Collins called Snapshots. The chevrons are a Stampin'Up border punch .
The second page uses some Washi tape stamps from Simple Stories, My Minds Eye Doily stamps and a Marta Stewart Heart punch


Die cutting class

Cards today are from a die cutting class I did recently, the first one uses a Joy Flower die that comes in a strip. I love the white on white look so kept it clean and simple with some Craftwork Cards Candi in the centres. 

products used:
Die: Joy Flowers 5 leaves round die
Stamps: Paula Pascual Celebration Messages
Craftwork Cards: Refreshers Candi
products used:
Dies: Spellbinders Celebrations Dies Pierced Squares, Creative Expressions Finishing Touches collection...Delicate Daisies.
Stamps: Paula Pascual Large Everyday Messages.
Cardstock: Craftwork Cards Refreshers paper and Candi
Ink: Archival Black

Monday, 25 August 2014

Its been a while

I have decided to combine my card and scrapbooking blog together, with the intention { hopefully} that I can get back to posting regularly.

I will post cards I have made at classes, they wont be in date order but at least I should be fully updated soon. I have also been on a mission this year to use up all my old scrapbooking kits/stash, I am nearly there and will post pictures of those as well.

First up a card class I did showing ways to use up all those scraps we all like to keep and then never use lol!!

I had an old template that consisted of squares and rectangle, I cut each shape out using scraps from a 6x6 pad and then drew lines with a fine liner pen around each box. The stamp was embossed with some Ivory embossing powder and the card finished off with a sentiment.

products used:

Stamps: Joy stamps Echinacea and Paula Pascual Mixed sentiments
Punch: Circle 
Papers: First Edition Desert Blooms
Extras: fine liner brown pen, pearls, creative expressions Ivory embossing powder

This card uses 3 different sizes of ovals, you could use punches or dies. I used my cricut to cut them and then created templates in thicker card for everyone to use. The side panel is simply embossed and finished off with a sentiment and a brad

Products used:

Stamps: Woodware singles sentiment Happy Birthday
Papers: Basic Grey
Embossing folder: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots
Cricut: George cartridge
Extras: Adirondack ink Stream, Marvey Le PLume pen to match ink, white brad

Heart Cut File

I recently treated myself to a Cricut Air 2 and I had downloaded this cut file from the Silhouette store to use on a scrapbook page. I decid...