Tag: Embossing

Modern Christmas cards – Tonic Nuvo Mousse

Modern Christmas cards – Tonic Nuvo Mousse

Hey there! Glad you have made it back to the blog today. I have a couple of great little Christmas cards and they are more on the modern side. I know a lot of people like quite traditional Christmas cards with the stamps they use […]

You are amazing – Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team

You are amazing – Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team

Hello there! I am hope your week has been great so far. Today I am showcasing another Brutus Monroe project – You Are Amazing! I can often struggle coming up with card designs incorporating embossing folders. However, I had no problem today using the exquisite […]

Distress Oxide Blended Snowy Night Sky

Distress Oxide Blended Snowy Night Sky

Hi there, I’m so glad you popped by! I was having a little creative block you could say the other day. Now I find when this happens, an easy way to get back to your creative mojo is to take part in some card challenges. […]

Masking with stamps – Happy Anniversary

Masking with stamps – Happy Anniversary

Hi there, I hope you are having a great week! I have been quite busy recently, but managed to find time to pop along to the ICHF Craft fair in Manchester. Who doesn’t love a craft fair!? However, it isn’t always great for your purse. […]

Stamping creatively: 5 cards, 5 ways

Stamping creatively: 5 cards, 5 ways

Hey, so good to see you again! Today’s post is packed full of cards and ideas,  stamping creatively to make fun and interesting cards. Four of the cards use the same stamp, showing how easy it is to create unique cards out of a little […]

Custom Embossed Wrapping Paper

Custom Embossed Wrapping Paper

So glad you popped by for today’s post.  It is a nice quick post, as this is such a quick and fun project to make your own custom embossed wrapping paper. When you give a gift, especially a handmade one, it is even nicer to […]

Ombre Embossing Technique

Ombre Embossing Technique

Hey there, welcome to today’s post focusing on an ombre embossing technique. The ombre effect is quite popular, often seen with stamping, distress inks/oxides and watercolouring. I was inspired to try out ombre embossing as a result of WOW! Embossing Powders July Challenge: Multicolour embossing. […]

Clean layered card with tonic crystal drops

Clean layered card with tonic crystal drops

Hello, it is so good to see you here! Today I want to highlight to you how easy it is to make a card by using several different layers to create visually appealing cards. In addition, clean layered cards are easy to tailor to any […]

All Embossed – You’re the best!

All Embossed – You’re the best!

Hello and welcome to today’s post! Today I am highlighting this ‘all embossed’ card I created with a monochromatic colour scheme. Initially I was inspired to try and make an Art Deco style card, hence why I choose the black and gold colour scheme. However, […]

Stamping tone on tone background

Stamping tone on tone background

Can you believe it is April already! Where is the time going? However, with April comes a new magazine of Docrafts Creativity and this issue featured the new Project Design Team 2017 annoucement, so that was great to see a little picture of me in a magazine. It will be a fun crafty year designing for them! Today I am showing you a really easy and quick card which you can change up and personalise to any occasion and is easy to reproduce. Stamping tone on tone can highlight a background pattern without it overbearing on the main feature of the card.

Distress Ink Emboss Resist Background

Distress Ink Emboss Resist Background

I recently got a few items through the post that I had order from Amazon ages ago, but took a while to arrive as they were coming from overseas. For the cheaper prices I was willing to wait! The main item I used for this card was a background 6″ x 6″ cling stamp, my first background stamp. It was really easy to use, and gave a really interesting background when I combined it with distress inks. Using embossing powder and heat setting this before distress inks are applied, allows the embossing to resist the inks and keep the look of the background stamp.

Shaker Card Tutorial: Mothers Day

Shaker Card Tutorial: Mothers Day

Shaker cards have been around for quite some time but I have never done a tutorial on them. It is such a great way to add interest to the card and you can personalise each card by changing the embellishments you use inside the window.

They are quite easy to make if you have the supplies, and the main thing you need is either double sided foam tape or some fun foam and double sided adhesive tape, and some acetate! What you put inside the shaker window is up to you!

Tutorial: Stenciled wreath thank you card

Tutorial: Stenciled wreath thank you card

I have recently been experimenting with creating my own sentiment stencils as you will have seen previously. However, I  decided to branch out (no pun intended) and try creating other stencils to ink with. Again, this was to try and come up with a solution […]

Faux Dip-Dye Card – K.Werner Design Inspired card

Faux Dip-Dye Card – K.Werner Design Inspired card

I recently grew my vinyl collection from a de-stash sale on Facebook and now I am starting to think  what can I  do with it all!? In the mean time, whilst I look for some great vinyl projects to use it on, I am carrying […]