Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Create & Take: Bird-day Wishes


Our next Create & Take that we are sharing today features another Marianne die set from the March collection and also a sentiment stamp from Kaisercraft's Wildflower collection.

So let's get started....

Products Used:

Bazzill Basics Cardstock in White, Cream and Light Fawn
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads in Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, Tumbled Glass, Tea Dye and Walnut Stain.

Instructions:

1. Die cut and emboss the large frame from light fawn cardstock.

2. Die cut circle from white card, stamp wording onto circle with black ink and add pen detail around the edge.

3. Die cut the branch and bird from white cardstock and colour with distress inks.

4. Die cut several flowers from cream/light yellow cardstock and then punch smaller flowers from gold glitter card.

5. Cut a piece of paper 5.75 x 5.75 inches and stick to the card base.

6. Assemble the card as shown.




Create & Take: By the Pond


Hi bloggers, we are catching up with a couple of Create & Takes on the blog so we hope you will find some Spring inspiration in these cards! The first card has been designed using the Marianne Design March Collection, featuring some of the new dies and stamps.

So let's get started....

Products Used:

Bazzill Basics Cardstock in white, green, blue and brown
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads in Green, Pink, Blue and White

Instructions:

1. Die cut a label from white cardstock and stamp the Hetty's border with black ink. Colour with watercolour pencils.

2. Die cut a small lily pad twice from green card and edge with some green distress ink, whilst also adding a bit of white ink to the centre of each lily pad. Die cut the lily flower from white card, emboss and then colour with pink distress ink.

3. Stamp the frog onto white card and colour with watercolour pencils. Cut out.

4. Cut a square piece of blue bazzill and stamp round the edges with Crealies mesh stamp using a blue distress ink pad.

5. Cut two thin strips of Maholo paper to go along the top and bottom edge.

6. Die cut the dragonfly from white card and colour with ink, cut body from brown cardstock and stick into place. Add shimmer, using the clear wink of stella brush.

7. Assemble the card as shown.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Create & Take: Sew Much Fun


Hi bloggers, we have a lovely Create & Take card to share with you today featuring the new Sew Much Fun stamp set from Penny Black, a perfect card for those that love to sew!

So let's get started....

Products Used:

Marianne Cross Stitch Embossing Folder

Instructions:

1. Stamp the main image on white card and colour with watercolour pencils. Add gold detail to the machine using gold Wink of Stella.

2. Emboss stitches onto purple card and cut into triangle shape. Rub over the embossed design with Wilted Violet ink pad.

3. Cut three strips of paper 1-3/4" x 5-3/4" and stick onto the front of the card.

4. Stamp wording onto the card with black ink and stamp the various stitches around the card in the Seedless Preserve ink.

5. Assemble the card as shown above.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Create & Take: Thank You Poppies


Hi bloggers, our Create & Take round up comes a little later than planned this week but we have a fantastic card to inspire you with today using some of the new Elizabeth Craft Designs die collection.

So let's get started....

Products Used:

Elizabeth Craft Quietfire Thanks Die

Instructions:

1. Take a piece of white cardstock and stencil some dots on the right side of the card using Wilted Violet ink and a sponge dauber.

2. Die cut the poppies from white cardstock and colour with Wilted Violet and Crushed Olive distress ink.

3. Die cut the leaves from white cardstock and colour with Crushed Olive distress ink.

4. Add some black ink to the centre of the larger poppy.

5. Die cut Thanks from black cardstock

6. Assemble the card as shown and add a bit of black glitter glue to finish.