Tag: Handmade

In the spotlight: Heidi Swapp Cinch machine and my first impressions

In the spotlight: Heidi Swapp Cinch machine and my first impressions

Well hello there! Great to see you back at the blog and today I am reviewing the Heidi Swapp cinch machine and my first impressions on how it works. I recently bought this item as i have really gotten into make handmade notebooks. I wanted […]

Foil stamped background with raised die cut sentiment

Foil stamped background with raised die cut sentiment

Welcome back to the blog, it’s so good to see you again! I’m currently writing this post whilst I am up in Edinburgh, visiting family and seeing a couple of shows at the Fringe. It’s a great way to see other people show off their […]

Rustic Tags Birthday Card – Docrafts PDT

Rustic Tags Birthday Card – Docrafts PDT

Hello and welcome back. It is a nice short post today as I am showcasing one my makes as PDT member for docrafts. This card features rustic tags to create a fun and unisex style card. The Wooden Capsule Elements die pack is great for […]

Handmade Hardcover Notebook

Handmade Hardcover Notebook

Hey, its’ so good to see you back! I hope you are having a great week and are managing to fit in some creativity. This week I am showing you how to make a hardcover notebook. You can use this to cover your signature of […]

Die Cut Embellished Shaker Card

Die Cut Embellished Shaker Card

Welcome back to the blog! Today I have a great little die cut embellished shaker card to show you which I decided to embellish with some beautiful die cut feathers. To keep the card simple, I went with a beautiful teal and soft blue colour […]

Many Mandalas Concord & 9th Stamp Card

Many Mandalas Concord & 9th Stamp Card

It is so good to see you back! Today’s project is a beautiful card created with the lovely and stunning ‘Many Mandalas’ stamp set that is so easy to use. I, like many of you probably do, watch many videos on YouTube from well know […]

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. […]

Printed Card Notebook – docrafts PDT Project

Printed Card Notebook – docrafts PDT Project

Hi everyone, today I am showcasing another one of my projects which currently features of docrafts blog. I like to experiment and find more than one way of creating an item. I have shown how you can create a notebook with tacky PVA glue and […]

Silk Screen Printing: Part 2

Silk Screen Printing: Part 2

Hello and welcome back to part 2 of silk screen printing. In part 1 I showed you how to create your own DIY silk screen to keep your costs to a minimum – you can find that post HERE if you missed it! Just a little tip […]

Photo-booth Props – Silhouette Cut file

Photo-booth Props – Silhouette Cut file

Hey there! Hope you have been enjoying the lovely hot weather, though I am glad it has cooled down a little bit now. I have a quick post today all about how to create your own fun photo-booth props with minimal supplies! And to make […]

Moustache Partial Die Cut Father’s day card – Docrafts PDT Project

Moustache Partial Die Cut Father’s day card – Docrafts PDT Project

Hi, and welcome to today’s post! You can probably tell from the title, but today’s post is showcasing another project I made for Docrafts as a Project Design Team Member – they have recently posted this project up on their blog. To make this card, […]

Birthday Cake Topper

Birthday Cake Topper

Hey, so glad you came by for today’s post. I wanted to show you how easy it can be to add a little glam to your homemade birthday cakes. This birthday cake topper is so quick to make, requiring only a few materials and can be […]