Chinese New Year 2018 – Year of the Dog


Hi There,

Sharing a card that I made for all of my Chinese friends and co-workers this year. Unfortunately, the camera didn’t co-operate with me very well for taking the pictures of the card!!! I can see myself in the reflection!!! LOL!

 

For the front I used my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space to cut out the images for the sentiments. Compliments of CraftDirect free SVG file.

The dog is from Cricut Cartridge – A Quilted Christmas. I just trimmed off the ball in Cricut Design Space using the Slice tool before executing the actual cut using my Cricut Explore.

The lanterns were done using Craftin Desert Divas – Dragon Festival clear stamps, Versa Mark ink and Ranger Super Fine Gold Embossing powder.

On the inside of the card, I used Craftin Desert Divas – Dragon Festival clear stamps, Versa Mark ink and Ranger Super Fine Gold Embossing powder for the dragon and Recollections Valentine’s Day Clear Stamps and Die.

Sentiments – Craftin Desert Divas – Dragon Festival stamp set.

Happy Chinese New Year Everyone! Wishing you all joy, luck, good fortune and good health!!

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Christmas Shopping


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Sharing a Christmas card I made using KennyK – XMas Shopping digital stamp. Artwork © Kenny Kiernan.

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Here is a close-up:

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Coloured image using Copics. Ovals are from Creative Expression Craft Dies by Sue Wilson – Noble Dies – Double Pierced Ovals.

Used Tim Holtz distress inks to ink the edges and Pilot Silver Marker for edging around sentiment.

For the Sentiment I used VersaMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Background Paper: Recollections Blue Christmas 6 x 6 in.

Hope you like it!

 

 

Boo’s 2016 Christmas Card for the Vet


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Sharing this year’s card from Boo to the vet.

To make this card I used the stamp from Newton’s Nook designs – Newton’s Curious Christmas for the main focus and the sentiment.

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Here is a close-up:

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The sentiment was stamped with VersaMark and then embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Die Cut – My Creative Time – Bunch of Fun Circle Dies. Outlined with Pilot Silver Marker.

Embossing Folder – Swiss Dots.

American Crafts Jack Frost 6 x 6 in.

For the inside of the card I used a digi from Kadoodle Bug Designs : DS Cute Kitty Christmas and framed it with My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out.

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Here is a close-up:

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Sentiment is from: Jaded Blossom – Season’s Tweetings

All characters were coloured with Copic and Spectrum Noir markers.

Top of sock – Liquid Applique 322 Col#0 White and then used Marvy Heat Tool to puff it up.

Hope you like it!

 

Meowy Christmas


Sharing a card made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

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Here is a close-up of the image.

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Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the cat and wreath.

I decided to add some layers to the wreath using Martha Stuart branch punch and then adding some Xmas Red stickles to make some holly.

For the eyes, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen.  I drew in some eyelashes with Pigma Micron 01 black marker, but you can’t really see them. Thought it would be a cool idea to use black thread for the whiskers to show up.

Sentiment was stamped with VersaMark ink and heat embossed with Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Stamp used is from Jaded Blossom Stamps – Meow and Forever.

Die cuts are from My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies.

Embossing folder used – Swiss Dots was then used on the scalloped die cut and on oval – Christmas Ornaments on Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″.

Background paper is from American Crafts – Holiday – 6 x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm) paper pack.

Hope you like it!

 

Reindeer and Duck Christmas Cards


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Sharing a couple of cards made from Too Cute By Jessica – Christmas Animals SVG Cuts designed by Jesssica Owens 2014.

Using my Cricut Explore and Cricut Design Space, I uploaded the images and then cut the pieces out for the little animals.

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Here is a close-up of the image:

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For the eyes on both cards, I used Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen and General’s Charcoal White 558 Pencil, black chalk for the shadow and Pigma Micron 01 black marker for the eyelashes.

For the background snow, I used White Permanent Chalk Marker on blue cardstock.

The background papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the deer.

For the mound of snow I used Recollections – Christmas Inkjet Printable Glitter Paper – 8.5 x 11″ and Lawn Cuts – Simple Stitched Hillside Borders – Lawn Fawn.

Ribbon banner is from Craftin Desert Diva’s –  “Flag Banner Dies”

Sentiment – My Creative Time – Prehistoric Holidays Stamp Set.

Using the same die cut set, I also made this cute little duck card.

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Here is a close up:

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For the music background paper, I stamped the musical notes with Recollections – Capturing Special Memories wooden stamp, Versa Fine – Onyx Black and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then I inked up the paper with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Vintage Photo.

The patterned paper behind the duck is from American Crafts – “Holiday” 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

The patterned paper above the musical notes is from Heidi Swapp – HS01073 – 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Sentiment – Craftin Desert Divas’s – Holly Day Punnies – VersaMark ink and Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

Die Cuts used – Craftin Desert Diva’s – Fancy Stitched Label Dies.

Hope you like them!

 

Winter Polar Bear


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Thought I’d share another Christmas card that I just finished for this year. Only about 45 more to go!!!!

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To make this card I used the .svg cut from Too Cute By Jessica called Winter Polar Bear – Designer Jessica Owens 2015 and cut it out on my Cricut Explore after I finished uploading the image in Cricut Design Space. Used Sharpie Water Based Paint – White – Extra Fine Point, General’s Charcoal white for the eyes and Pigma Micron 03 black marker for the eyelashes.

Added some Clear – Wink of Stella on the red portion of the candy cane and  Wink of Stella – Glitter White on the white pieces.

Ranger Stickles Yellow Glitter Glue for the centre of the pointsettia.

Here is a close-up of the bear.

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All patterened papers are from Pebbles – Home for Christmas paper pad – 36 papers- 6 x 6 in (15.2 x 15.2 cm).

Inked around the edges with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Pine Needles and Memento Dew Drop – Lady Bug ink.

Sentiment is from Popcorn the Bear – Christmas Collection. Also used Craftin Desert Diva’s – Flag Banner Dies. Stamped sentiment with Versamark and then used Ranger Embossing Powder White – Extra Fine Detail.

My Creative Time – Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies were used for framing the bear.

Hope you like it!