Tag: Stamping

Creating a custom embossed background

Creating a custom embossed background

Hi there! I hope you’ve had a great week so far! It’s even better now it is the the weekend. Today, I am show casing how easy it is to create a custom embossed background using a collection of stamps. When you get a stamp […]

Challenge Card – Distress ink/oxide blending

Challenge Card – Distress ink/oxide blending

Hey and welcome back! Today’s post is a quick one, just showing a card I entered into two challenges for Less is More and Just Add ink. The colour scheme was Hot and Spicy and the sketch below was what the card layout was based […]

Water-colouring stamped prints

Water-colouring stamped prints

Hey there, I hope you’ve had a great week and are fitting in some craft time! Today I am show casing water-colouring stamped prints. You may have quite a few outline stamps in your stash and perhaps unsure how to add colour. Well, you can […]

2nd Birthday Card – Silhouette Cameo

2nd Birthday Card – Silhouette Cameo

Hey there! Hope you are having a great day, and you must be if you found time to pop by for today’s post! I am bringing you another numbered birthday card that you can create with your Silhouette Cameo. This 2nd Birthday card comes with […]

Challenge Cards – Thanks and Cheers!

Challenge Cards – Thanks and Cheers!

Today I am sharing two challenge cards I created for a variety of challenges currently ongoing. See each card for the challenge links and for more details. I hope these cards inspire you to take part in a challenge or two, there are plenty out […]

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. […]

Mini Photo Album – The Cinch

Mini Photo Album – The Cinch

How cute is this mini photo album?! And would you believe it is so easy to make with the Cinch! If you keep up to date with the blog, you will probably have noticed I’ve made quite a few notebooks as of late. Well I […]

Sentiment Stamped background

Sentiment Stamped background

Hi there! So glad you popped by. Today’s post shows how easy it is to make your own sentiment stamped background. This card uses second generation stamping to help create depth and variety within the background. If you have not heard of this before, 1st […]

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 […]

Quick and easy Washi Tape card

Quick and easy Washi Tape card

Today’s post shows you have quick and easy it is to make a Washi tape card. Over the bank holiday weekend, I picked up two lovely Gold and white washi tapes. These two colours are such a great combination and are perfect to make an elegant […]

Custom Stamped Backgrounds

Custom Stamped Backgrounds

It is so nice to have a few days off with the bank holiday this weekend, although I had some time off at the beginning of the week as family were visiting. Hence, why it has been a little quiet on the blog this week; I been very busy, but it wasn’t very craft related! Today I want to show you how easy it is to get more from your stamps by creating your own custom stamped backgrounds. Using multiple stamps of different sizes along with an array of inks, you can create unique and colourful backgrounds for any card getting even more from your stamp sets.

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.

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 […]