• Altenew,  Thank you cards

    Made to order – Scripture card

    I don’t know about you but when someone asks me to make a card I am always chuffed to be thought of and instantly apprehensive.  Everyone’s taste in cards is so varied and my cards tend, at the moment anyway, to be a bit floral.  There are so many beautiful bloom stamp sets out at the moment that I just can’t help myself.  Do you have a favourite? I would love to know. Anyway, I was asked to make a special card incorporating a scripture. It’s such a lovely scripture at Isaiah 35:5 with the hope of future health including the eyes of the blind being opened and the ears…

  • Altenew,  Thank you cards

    A Golden Garden

    Once again I dug out probably my most used stamp set, I *love* this Golden Garden set by Altenew. Do you have a ‘go to’ set? Let me know in the comments, I am always looking for new ideas. I wanted something fairly simple with a soft feel so I dug out my hero arts inks and used Passion flower ink and Green Hills ink for my stamping and used hero arts navy ink for the flower outlines. I die cut the most beautiful thanks script creative cut die by mama elephant out of some navy card stock which I backed with Stick It’s double sided adhesive so that adhering…

  • Masculine Cards,  My Favorite Things

    Grand Greetings

    A while back I was very pleased to receive the fabulous Grand Greetings stamp set by My Favorite Things from a lovely friend I met through Instagram, Andreea Raghina.  You must check her out, she makes the most beautiful cards. Unfortunately I didn’t have a big enough acrylic block but after scouring the Internet I finally bought the fiskars stamp press on sale from Create and Craft *yay*.  And then I could have fun. I started by trying to make a masculine card.  I personally find these really difficult but this stamp set makes it so easy.  I dug out my new to me paper pack by Pink Fresh Studio…