Showing posts from November, 2019

Snow Village

Hello my crafty friends! This weekend is the Susan's Garden Club Dies etc has been released on Tonic Studio USA site. There are smaller bundles or the complete bundle that are on special all weekend November 22,23 and 24th . If you click on any product picture below it will take you to Tonic Studio USA site where you can find the bundles. Be sure to check it out. My card today I created using Nuvo Expanding Mousse , Winter Wonderland Stencil, Susan's Garden Club Spider Mum and her Holly & Berries . Sentiment is Tonic Studio- Let It Snow . Step 1 Cut Holly Berry Branch twice from brown cardstock. Adhere together using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive . I did a bunch all at once then embossed them with a woodgrain embossing folder. I know it doesn't really show in picture but it does show in person. Shade with brown ink. Using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Red Berry add berries to branch then set aside to dry. Once dry add berries to back side again set aside to dry. Step 2

Wagon Full of Holly

Hello my crafty friends, Wow Thanksgiving is next week and still need to get some Christmas cards done. Today my card is a simple card made using Susan's Garden Club Holly & Berry dies set from Tonic Studios and a little red wagon that has been laying around on my desk for quite some time now waiting to be used. it was cut on the Cricut. The bricks were made using a stencil I have had for a long time and Nuvo Expanding Mousse - Worn Linen . Step 1 cut several berry branches from brown cardstock. Using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Berry Red add berries to branches - set aside to dry. When berries are dry turn over and add berries to back side - let dry. Step 2 cut a bunch of holly using Susan's Garden Club Holly & Berries die set. I cut mine from green cardstock but Susan cuts her's from white cardstock and colors with alcohol markers which I will try next time. Shade and shape leaves. Using Nuvo Crystal Glaze Paint all the leaves then set aside to dry. Th

Our Thoughts

Hello My Crafty Friends, Today I have a card for you I created using Susan's Garden Club Columbine and Brunnera along with Tonic Essentials Eastern Oyster Layering Basics Die Set. My card is a 6" X 6" card base. Cut Pearlescent Card - Ivory Sheen 5-3/4" X 5-3/4" Cut Luxury Embossed Card - Emerald Hessian 5-1/2" X 5-1/2" Using 3rd largest Eastern Oyster Die cut Ivory Sheen approximately 3/4" down from top. Using 2nd largest Eastern Oyster Die cut Emerald Hessian approximately 1/4" down from top. Using Nuvo Adhesive Tape to adhere Ivory Sheen to card front then Emerald Hessian on top of Ivory Sheen . Cut 5 Columbine flowers from white cardstock color as you wish. Cut leaves from green cardstock. Shape and build your flowers. Cut 5 sets of Brunnera florets from blue cardstock and leaves and stems from green cardstock. Shade and shape then build using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive . Susan has tutorials on her Susan's Garden Club


Welcome my crafty friends, Here today with a simple thank you card using Susan's Garden Club Beauty Berry Bush die set along with Tonic's Essentials Dot & Drop Die - Twisting Leaves . Here is how I created my card. Step 1 Cut 4 Beauty Berry Bush branches from green cardstock and 4 extra berry branches using Holly & Berry die set. Shade with distress ink then shape leaves with a ball tool giving dimension. Using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Plum Pudding add berries to branches set aside to dry then add berries to back side set aside to dry. Step 2 Cut white cardstock 5-1/2" square using Dot & Drop die cut into left side of cardstock. Adhere to 5-3/4" square of colored cardstock (dark purple / plum used here) adhere white cardstock to colored cardstock using Nuvo Adhesive Tape avoiding the cut outs. Adhere to 6" X 6" white card base. Step 3 Using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Plum Pudding add to each dot in design on card front set aside to dry.

Tiny Treasure

Hello My Crafty Friends, Weather here in Maine has turned cold and we have had a little snow - has gone now but I know that we could get the big one anytime so all gardening will be in paper for the next several months. Susan Tierney-Cockburn as many of you know has teamed up with Tonic Studios and has come out with her first release of flower dies under Tonic logo and they are beautiful as always. Tonic Studios has a lot of great supplies. Today my card is for a card I designed for a dear sweet friend that has just become a Mom for the first time - It's A Girl! Step 1   Cut 2 Beauty Berry Bush from green cardstock.  Shade with ink shape leaves.  Using Nuvo Crystal Drops - Plum Pudding add berries to branches set aside to dry.  When dry add berries to back side set aside to dry. Step 2  Cut 3 layers graduated in size ( Tonic's Memory Book Maker Layered Cascade Die Set used here) colors of your choice. Step 3   Using Tonic 6" X 6" White Card Base or form y

Echinacea Hugs

Hello my crafty friends, Having such fun with Susan's new dies and Tonic products.  Today I have used Susan's Garden Club dies Echinacea, Japanese Painted Fern and Ladybug & Stems .  I played with the two colors that I have of Nuvo Mica Mist for a background. Card base is 6" X 6" using black cardstock cut 6" X 12" scored at 6" fold to form card. Added 5-3/4" square Pearlescent Cardstock - Ivory Sheen using Nuvo Tape Runner Using 5-1/2" square of black cardstock put into a cardboard box (to protect area from over spray) spray Pecan Peach Mica Mist let dry (it dries quickly) then spray Nuvo Wild Olive .  Once dry adhere to card front using Nuvo Tape Runner . Using Susan's Garden Club Echinacea die cut 5 sets from white cardstock. Using Copic markers color flowers I did 3 in orange and 2 in yellow. Shape and put together using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive .  Cut florets from brown card stock using a toothpick cup each then adhere to c