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Friday, 31 July 2015

Peace love & joy

Good morning, I sit here in my craft room and the sun has most defiitely got his hat on today yay lets hope it continues.


Today's card i would like to share with you is on the frosty side


Dies used:

  •    Tonic Boudoir square base die set
  • Tonic peace, joy & love sentiment  die set
  • Tonic scalloped circle layering die
  • Marianne poinsettia die


The card is an 7"x7" card blank,i added some gold glitter card behind the lattice square ,glitter card can be tricky to stick if your using a tape adhesive, I find a good tacky pva glue does the trick, i then cut out 7 large & 7 small poinsettia leaves shaped them with my fingers and again stuck together using a wet glue i then cut the centre of the poinsettia in gold glitter card i  cut a scalloped circle and added the peace joy & love sentiment to it and placed it in the middle the card ,I  finished with gold liq pearls from ranger.



Until next time enjoy crafting


Victoria xx

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Pretty in pink

Good morning,well i dont know about you but the weather has been just dreadful this weekend but always a positive to come from it, plenty of time to craft .

The card i want to share with you today is a recent comission for a lady who is going to be 101 yrs old so it has to be a pretty card & also a special card.



                                                    Dies used:

Sue wilson noble collection
tonic rococo butterfly

Other materials used are:-
Phill martin Decadent Damask birthday verses stamps
chloes floral stamps
the 101 was cut from plantin school book cricut cart
creative expressions clear mini dazzlers
pink decorative pearls

The card was made using 2 sheets of A4 card stock both trimmed down to measure 9"x 8" i then scored both piece's of card at 1" to make a hindge & then glued both pieces of card stock together.

The flowers were stamped with a white ink pad on white vellum i then coloured the reverse of the vellum with a rose pink dye based ink pad then cut out, shaped and layered.


I then created a box and cut a square apature out and placed a piece of accitate over the apature to create a windown in the box lid ,made a frame with pink card stock and embossed it then placed another layered pink flower to each corner.

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to look today,



Victoria xx

Monday, 27 July 2015

A little bit festive

Good good morning ,well the festive cards are now underway this is the card i would like to share with you today.



                                                 Dies used:

Sue wilson french background colection
french collection- provence
classic poinsettia
holly branch
let it snow



The card is 8"x8"
Mat and layering  the top white layer has been pierced around the edge using tim holtz piercing ruler,top tip when using the piercing ruler place a hat pin in each end of the ruler into a foam mat that way the ruler wont move off line when your working otherwise you can end up with a wonky line.


Thank you for visiting my blog today


Victoria xx

Decorative Dragonfly


Good morning a 7"x7" card i would like to share.
Tonic dies used:

 Trellis circle base die set
rococo dragonfly brooch
verso corner die set monarch medley
added a patterned paper from my crafty stash and finished with some liq pearls.
thanks for taking a look

Victoria xx

Saturday, 18 July 2015

special friends

Hello crafters & a warm welcome to my blog today.

Todays card was inspired with a  speacial friend in mind we have never met in person only on social media but one day we shall meet .Happy birthday lovely lady xx

           
                                               Dies used:

Spellbinders 5"x7" elegant labels 4
Spellbinders foilage
spellbinders shapeabilities flower play
Spellbinders grand decorative ovals
sue wilson Californian collection- Decorative frames (set B)

 Stamps used:
Phill martin A5 set Decadent Damask sentiments
flower soft:  floral sentiments design set 1 & 2 .

Floral papers are Laura Ashley traditional designer paper pack 8"x8" paper pack from my stash.


This is the inside of the card.

The card was made using 4x 5"x7" card blanks 2 cards are scored in half and the other 2 cards are scored in half and then each half scored again so you end up with 4 equil sections i then cut an apature out of the middle of the cards with 4 equil score lines the cards are joined at the back with a piece of card stock measuring  10"x7".

I lightly inked the edge of the flowers with a pigment ink ultramarine colour added a  baby blue liq pearl from ranger to the centre of the flowers and each corner on the front of the card.

Until next time


Victoria xx

Thursday, 16 July 2015

A little joy

Good morning


Todays card is a christmas card i know i can hear you all screaming Nooo  , as it is such  a beautiful  day today, but it will soon be with us before we know it.


                                               Dies used:

All sue wilson dies
nobles dies ornate pierced design
striplet lattice heart
scandinavian collection - corner,border & tag set
festive joy die set.


The card blank was made with 2 sheets of A4 card stock both cards were scored in half and the front panel of each card was scored in half again both large pieces of card were glued together,so it folds flat in an envelope.

The card was finished with gold coloured pearls, satin cream bow and some docrafts berries from my stash.

Thank your for taking a look today,until next time take care happy crafting.


Victoria xx

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Cornflower

Good morning

Todays card grew from the lemon card stock and the card just went from there really, I used an 8"x8" scalloped card blank  and cut a lemon piece of card stock for the mat & layer i then embossed it with a diesire 8"x 8" embossing folder.

                         
                                                  Dies used :

Sue wilson dies:
Noble dies- classic adorned design
Austrian collection - Vienna
finishing touches- curled vines
corn flower
diesire small fringed quilling flower.


The card was stamped with a phill martin A5 sentiment stamp from the decadent damask range stamped with memento london fog ink. 
             
            I finished the card with liq pearls from ranger  (white opal) and a white satin bow with a large pearl dazzler from creative expressions.


Until next time


Victoria xx

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Tonic double easel card

Hello,sharing another of my cards with you today,this card is a double eazel card using a collection of tonic dies.


                                                   Dies used:

Boudoir square base die
Rococo perfume bottle
rococo fancy hat box
ornate fan from the round window die set
just for you from the pansy topper die set
Embossing folder is tonics A4 rose folder
i used a tonic border punch across the top and botton of the card.

Thank you for visiting my blog today, hope to see you soon


Victoria xx

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Snowflake card

Hi welcome to simply cardz

Today i would like to share with you a chrismas card the card is an 8"x8" card blank i then placed a white mat and layer that i had ran through a tattered lace embossing folder stuck down with double sided tape  i then  cut the base layer of sue wilsons italian collection-Calabria die with a strong blue coloured glitter card, then  i cut the next top layer in white 3oogsm card stock  then  the same with the next 2 layers of card stock i used a tacky pva glue to glue the white top layer of card to the glitter card and left to dry for a short while



Glitter card can be a little tricky to glue so if wet glue doesnt work for you i would recommend pinflair glue gel or collall 3d glue gel is also very good and a glue i use myself. The top layer of the card i used a tim holtz distressed ink faded jeans and then added a stamped sentiment i then finished the card with ranger liq pearls white opal.
                Thank you for taking a look today and i hope you visit again soon
                   Victoria xx