Showing posts from April, 2024

A Breath of Spring

Hello My Crafty Friends! Finally the daffodils are blooming and tulips are starting to put on buds - Spring has finally arrived here in Maine. Today my card is one that a friend has requested for her mother.  I have chosen several spring flowers from several Spellbinders Susan's Garden releases to create my card.  For my card I have used S4-1085 Lily of the Valley from Spring flora, S4-1175 Lilac from Garden Favorites, S2-340 Forget Me Not from Garden Gate and S5-470 Vase, Daffodil & Narcissus from Summer Flora.   The card base is one I have done before using other shapes for window Sam Calcott has a YouTube video for it (Acetate Hexagon Card) you can find it here .  I chose to do circle instead of hexagon and cut my cardstock 7" square and circles were 4-3/4" and 3-3/4".  I created a box for the card using  Donna Griffith's How to make your own custom sized boxes YouTube video found here  it is a great video.  I chose to add a framed window in top of li

Bowl of Carnations

  Hello My Crafty Friends, Today I have a card I have created for you using Spellbinders Susan's Garden Carnation S4-1325 from the Through the Arbor release and arranged them in a bowl I created using Spellbinders Essential Stylish Ovals S5-562 die set ( Susan Tierney-Cockburn did her Facebook Live April 3rd on creating vessels from different die shapes).  Susan's video can be found here My card is  5" X 7" created from 100# white cardstock.  The first mat is 4-3/4" X 6-3/4" hot pink glitter cardstock adhered to card front using Bearly Art Glue .  The next mat is black cardstock cut 4-1/2" X 6-1/2" then embossed using Lisa Horton 3D Embossing Folder LHCEF132 Sandstone Wall .  Once embossed I used a white (stamp pad was quite dried up) stamp pad rubbed it over entire surface then adhered to card front using Bearly Art Glue. The bowl was cut from watercolor paper using Spellbinders Essential Stylish Ovals S5-562 .  I embossed the bowl part using