Showing posts from April, 2016

A New Home Congrats

Hello everyone today I am posting a card that I made for our store manager who has just moved into a new home with her family.  Of course the perfect card for this is Karen Burniston's Pivot House Die and lots of Susan Tierney-Cockburns CountryScape dies. Here is how I made the card: Note: If you apply clear double sided adhesive to your cardstock before cutting your little pieces it will be easy to attach to card. Cut blue cardstock 6" X 12" score at 6" having the white side to the inside of the card. Place house die on inside fold where you want it to be and then place the arbor at end of fence.  Using a pencil lightly trace around the dies. Cut templates from scrap piece of cardstock using Susan's CountryScapes clouds and grass.  Using light blue PanPastels form your sky by sponging around template and moving it around.  Next using green PanPastels and grass template make the grass (if you are using a printed paper you can skip the grass step) Susan has a

Birthday Cosmos

Hello everyone hoping the weather here in Maine  will warm up soon and stay warm so that we can start gardening.  I guess for now I have to be satisfied with making my own flowers from paper and Susan Tierney-Cockburn's wonderful dies. My post today is a birthday card I did for my friend's mother using Susan's Garden Notes - Cosmos dies and White Iris Shimmer Sheetz from Elizabeth Craft Designs.  (The card is really  much prettier in person but was hard to photograph.) Here is how the card was made:  Cut pink cardstock 7" X 10" score at 5" fold to form card base.   Cut Shimmer Sheetz 4-3/4" x 6-3/4" emboss with embossing folder of your choice.   Attach ribbon to Shimmer Sheetz approximately 1/2" in from left using  double sided clear adhesive to  attach to back of  Shimmer Sheetz.  Using Susan's video as a guide make your flowers.  Here is the Link .   Attach flowers to card using clear drying glue.   Add pearls if using embossi

A Pail of Pansies

Hello today my post is a card that I designed for Susan Tierney-Cockburn's Design Team at Elizabeth Craft Designs.  It was inspired by a picture I saw on Facebook of an old pail of pansies - I am going to do that this year for sure. For a complete tutorial and list of supplies used visit Elizabeth Craft Designs . Thank you for visiting my Blog I do hope that you like this post. Christine