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How to make you own bound notebook!

How to make you own bound notebook!

Hey there! Today’s post focuses on how to make your own bound notebook. I am always scouring videos on YouTube for inspiration and new ideas for crafts. Recently I came across lots of videos on notebooks. There are endless ways to binding a notebook, but […]

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.

Vellum overlay -Watercolour card

Vellum overlay -Watercolour card

Recently I have enjoyed experimenting around with watercolours to create interesting backgrounds. A few weeks ago I wanted to spruce up my living room and whilst I was in Tescos I saw some carnations on sale. I really like how carnations can have several colours […]

Tutorial: Christmas wine bottle tag decoration

Tutorial: Christmas wine bottle tag decoration

Wine bottles are notorious to wrap and always easy to guess from the shape what is in the present. So I decided to make an alternative decoration for a wine bottle this Christmas, an over-sized bottle neck tag. Materials and Equipment: Silhouette Cameo Minc Machine […]

Tutorial: Thank you card using die cuts for heat embossing

Tutorial: Thank you card using die cuts for heat embossing

Today I am going to show you how to make a quick and simple thank you card that looks quite effective. I am using part of the embossing die cut technique from this previous post to use the dies to emboss the card with the […]

Embossing with Die cuts

Today I am going to show how you can emboss with die cutters. This will hopefully show you how you can get more than one use out of your dies. As I mentioned in my previous post I was waiting on an Amazon order to […]

My first post

My first post

I thought it was about time I put up a post, but it is not as easy to do the first one as you might think! Last weekend, I went on a little online shopping spree after watching some Jenny McQuire ink YouTube videos. It opened my […]