Showing posts from January, 2020

Nasturtiums & Forget Me Nots

Nasturtiums & Forget Me Nots Hello My Crafty Friend, Today my card is a happier card it is a birthday card for one of my nieces. Tried a little foiling for the background of this card. Susan's older Garden Notes dies were used for the Nasturtiums, Forget Me Nots and Trevi Urn. Step 1 Form 4-1/4" X 5-1/2" card base - I used a yellow cardstock. Step 2 Cut black cardstock 4" X 5-1/4" using a stencil (Stampers Anonymous Mini Bricks used here), Transfer Gel and Foil ( Opal used here) make your background. Adhere to center of card front using Nuvo Adhesive Tape Runner . Step 3 Make a frame from white cardstock using 2 nested rectangles adhere over foiled piece using Nuvo Adhesive Tape Runner . Step 4 Die cut 2 Susan's Trevi Urns from white cardstock with adhesive on the back. Adhere one on top of the other. Color and shade. Shape a bit with your fingers add a couple pop dots on center lower back then adhere to lower center of card. Step 5 Using

Sending Hugs

Hello My Crafty Friends, Well today my card is another tough one - Sympathy for my dearest friend who lost her uncle. I used Susan's Garden Notes Lilies 2 and Forget Me Nots along with Suzanne Cannons Sending Hugs - Susanne's sentiment dies pair so well with Susan's flowers. Tonics Mythical Glade Layering Die set was used for background. Here is how it was created. Step 1 Form card base 5" X 7". Cut white cardstock 5" X 7" die cut using Tonic Mythical Glade Layering Die Set - 4th largest die. Adhere to card front using Nuvo Adhesive Tape Runner . Step 2 Using 5th largest die from Tonic Mythical Glade Layering Die Set cut Craft Perfect Luxury Embossed Champagne cardstock . Adhere to center opening on card front using Nuvo Adhesive Tape Runner. Step 3 Using Berry Blue Crystal Drops put dots in upper corners set aside to dry. Step 4 Cut 3 lilies shade, shape assemble. Cut several sets of For Get Me Nots color, shape and assemble using

Pom Pom Dahlia Courage

Hello My Crafty Friends, Back today with an encouragement card for a sweet woman fighting cancer right now. Step 1 Form 6" X 6" card base. Tonic Diamond Corner Dot & Drop die was used for the 4 corners. Diamond Layering dies were used to cut center and frame. 6" X 6" green cardstock attached to back of card front. Step 2 Using Nuvo Vintage Drops - Dusty Rose add drops on corner swirls following pattern. For corners on frame add dots using more of the dusty rose and Nuvo Crystal Drops - Bottle Green . Set aside to dry. Step 3 die cut 1 Susan's Garden Club Pom Pom Dahlia from pink cardstock. Shade center shape and assemble using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive. Step 4 Susan's Garden Notes Jasmine flowers were cut, shaded, shaped and assembled. Step 5 Tonic Verso Essentials Fallen Leaves die set was used to cut the long leafy branches then shaded and shaped. Step 6 Arrange your flowers and leaves at bottom of card front using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Hellebores in Tin

Hello my crafty friends welcome to my blog. I do hope that your start to 2020 has been going well. Today I have a card that I created for a sweet friend's birthday. Step 1 Using Susan's Garden Holly & Berries dies set cut stems from brown card stock then add berries using Nuvo Crystal Drops Berry Red set aside to dry then repeat on back side. Step 2 Form card base by cutting white card stock 10" X 7" score at 5" fold on score line card will be 5" X 7". Step 3 Emboss card front Step 4 Die cut oval from water color paper. Using Distress Oxide Sprays of your color choice add to oval. Spray with Nuvo Glitter Mist . Once dry adhere to card front using Nuvo Tape Runner . Step 5 From white cardstock die cut 2 Susan's Garden Helleoborus shade and shape. Shade and shape leaves. Step 6 Die cut 2 Susan'sGarden Galvanized Bucket from gray cardstock which has double sided adhesive on back. Because I want more of cylinder shape I tri

Surprise Ball Pop Ups

Welcome my crafty friends - welcome to my blog. It has been quite a while since I have posted but life sometimes gets in the way. Today I am posting some cards that I have made using Karen Burniston's new Surprise Ball Pop Up s. I have to say this die is addicting it can be used for any occasion. No tutorial has been done but Karen has super YouTube videos on assembly and I have linked items I have used below. I do hope you Enjoy looking and make some of your own. Just click on link below it will take you directly to the site. Thank you for stopping by and until next time - Happy Crafting! Christine