Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Snowglobe.


Hi crafty friends, followers and visitors.. cold and frosty start here today! suns out but still cold..

This is my first Snowglobe Christmas card.. 





Made myself a lot of work for nothing on this design! 
I was going for a see through acetate globe.. BUT change my mind I prefer this winter scene on black ..would love your opinions! 


This is the back of the globe ..so not much glitter in the acetate.

I cut two acetate circles with Spellbinders so I would have a  circle to fit the snowglobe. front one has been embossed with dots and white pen.
Using the die cut Snowglobe in white on a fold to make a top opener card.
Next I cut two Winter scene`s Trees coloured with distress Marker "Shabby Shutters"
I cut a spellbinder circle in black, adhered these scene`s ( this is where it would have been see through)  filled with glitter, then I placed in the two acetate circles ..I used foam tape to adhere together. 

Outer Globe cut two..inked in green ink, cut a thin circle in black  adhere as shown.
Merry Christmas cut in white and black to create a shadow when glued together.
Holly from  Holly Jolly Card Set. 


Thank you for stopping by and any comments you care to leave..Pam x



Find It Trading..Precious Marieke.
Winterfun... Snowglobe  PM 10078  here
Ornament.. PM 10079    here
Yvonne Creations ..
Merry Christmas.    here
Holly Jolly Card Set.. Holly..  

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Winterfun Border & Corner..


Hello crafty friends, followers and visitors.. another Christmas card make today, quick and easy.






I started this card with the Winterfun Border Die.. &   Sue Wilson Rectangles.. 6"x 5" die to make this rectangle..
 Then used  the Winterfun Border die across the bottom. (This die only cuts the bottom snowflakes away.)
Next I embossed the dots with my old Cuttlebug folder across the top section.
Then added ribbon.




This Winterfun corner I cut in white, red boots  & silver for the blades, finished with Glossy accent for a shine on the red boots.
Die cut Merry Christmas, then glued to red card and fussy cut around..
Finished  card 7"x 6" top opener  using Sue Wilsons Rectangles.
Gems & glitter from my stash.

Thank you for stopping by today...Pam x

Items used.. http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/ 
Find It Trading.. Precious Marieke..
Winterfun Border..    here
Winterfun Corner...   here
Yvonne Creations..Holly Jolly Christmas..  here
Sue Wilson..Noble Pinpoint Rectangles...





Saturday, 26 November 2016

Winter Frame.



Good morning friends, followers and visitors.. very cold start to our day in UK  frost brr hate cold! least it gone now but still cold..


Christmas card using  New Dies from Find It Trading  "Precious Marieke"  From http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/





Not a lot to add on this card design The frame is so pretty! I just added glitter on the snowflakes.
From my bit box I had this center inner from  "Ice Crystal Frame" here  I like the way it curves round the middle snowflakes on the frame.




Precious Marieke "Merry Christmas" die cut another bird to add a pop of red to the card.

I had this white frame in my bit box! used Sue Wilson Square Pinpoint dies.

Poppystamps "Snowflake Ribbon" in blue. Gems to finish this 7"x 7" card..


Thank you for stopping by today and any comments you care to leave..Pam x.


Find It Trading..Precious Marieke.
Winter Frame PM10076
Merry Christmas.
Ice Crystal Frame.
Poppystamps ..Snowflake Ribbon.
Sue Wilson. Noble Double Pinpoint Squares.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Crystalline Corner.

Good morning friends, followers and visitors..

Sharing my DT card from  Poppystamps blog. today.

Another Christmas card.. 7"x 7" Square.







I started with white card 5"x 5". using Poppystamps "Crystalline Corner" die cut  two corners, next using  a touch larger card in red I adhered this piece, I placed snowflakes from the die cut, back in place.. across the center I glued in place strips of red/white/red card.





Top section. Poppystamps Marais Snowflake die,cut in white and red, I cut the larger outer section away on the red die cut.., red  swish from Poinsettia Ribbon die.. Peace from Clear stamp set  "Poinsettia Peace" CL440. stamped in Red  Adirondack Cranberry ink.  another white card mat before adhering to the main card square, finishing touch red chiffon bow / gems. 

Thank you for stopping by today and any comments you care to leave..Pam x.


Items used.

Poppystamps Crystalline Corner.  Oysterstamps
Marais  Snowflake.
Poinsettia Ribbon.
Sue Wilson. Noble Double Pinpoint Squares.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

It`s A Boy/It`s A Girl.. Framed Cards..


Good afternoon friends, followers and visitors.. Hope my UK friends are safe and dry! after the 
terrible weather yesterday..





Both cards 8"x 7" using Sue Wilson "Noble Double Pinpoint Rectangles"

Sharing two baby cards..I have made ready for December..love that they know the sex before the arrival!!
Baby Boy for my neighbours, I have know idea of names, so for both cards I have made tags for inside, they can fill the details themselves.. I also made ribbon loops in the tops, can be hung up if they wish..



Think these Patchwork Animals by Tattered Lace are sooo cute!.. Used "Giraffe" & "Donkey"  
 Sue Wilson.. Shadow Box Collection "New Arrival"  from the set also Feet..heart buttons.. pin..
New Arrival "It`s A Boy" & "It`s A Girl"..




Poppystamps "Hip Little One".. Memory box "Baby Clothes" .....
Little B.. set..for the Rocking Horse..Pram.. Vests..  

Two time consuming cards! with all the die cutting!! but hope they like them...

Thank you for leaving recent comments on my cards, I really do appreciate them.
Thank you for stopping by today...Pam 

Monday, 21 November 2016

White & Purple..Best Wishes.


Good afternoon friends, followers and visitors.. welcome to new followers & thank you for joining me.

Horrible day we have here today! think most of UK have this bad weather today, not stopped raining since last night.. hope everyone is safe and no floods around you, luckily here we do not get floods.

I made this card for my Granddaughters birthday, what a rush I had to get it done for the 11th. November used a few bits from my bit box!






Main card shape Creative Expressions.. Sue Wilson .. Noble Ornate Pierced Rectangles.. largest size.
second size in I used the pretty lace panel with the outer edge.

Center Heart..Tattered lace.. "Melded Elegance" this can be left in the shape or removed, I removed.
You get the half scallop edge with this die, also stops in the card..
I also used Pin Dot Hearts as a background for this die.





Tattered Lace "Best Wishes .
Flower are Sue Wilson. "Delicate Daisies" complete flowers with "Heart Spray" dies, pearls look blue but they are purple!

Items used.
Creative Expressions Sue Wilson.
Noble Ornate Pierced Rectangles.
Delicate Daisies.
Heart Spray.. 
From  Icon
Tattered Lace.
Melded Elegance.
Pin Dot Hearts.
Best Wishes.
Pearls from Stash.

Thank you for stopping by today ..Pam 

Friday, 18 November 2016

Wintergreen Border.


Good afternoon friends, followers and visitors.

Winter here today! boy is it cold..

Still playing around making flat Christmas cards..made two of these, lot quicker to do a second card after making  the first!

Finished card size 6"x 6" square. White card coloured with  Distress ink "Bundled Sage".




First time I have used this Winter Border from Poppystamps..available here  

Before I die cut the border I used .  Memory Box .Open Studio . "Country Stitches" along the top card piece.. cut the border and inked through with "Bundled Sage" ink on the holly leaves, removed the die and coloured the rest..

Card piece 5.1/2" square.
I have used Sue Wilson "Noble Double Pinpoint" to make two windows! using the smallest die in the set.. it cut a window 1.1/2" square.. just the right size for Memory Box.. Large Typewriter Uppercase Alphabet set.


Cut a card a bit bit larger than the top card..ink the bottom section for the windows and card edges.
Adhere  these together.
Hanging snowflake is by Memory Box " Hanover Snowflake" same snowflake as in the Wintergreen Border!
To finish I used Nuvo  "Key Lime" Jewel Drops..
  
Do like the delicate colour of this card..

Thank you for stopping by and any comments you leave..Pam x

Items used.
Poppystamps Wintergreen Border.here Oyster Paper Crafts
Memory Box.
Hanover Snowflake...Large Typewriter Uppercase Alphabet Set.
Open Studio. Country Stitched border.
Sue Wilson.. Noble Double Pinpoint Square dies.
Distress ink Bundled Sage. here
Nuvo Jewel drops. Key Lime.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Home For The Holidays Wreath.


Good morning friends, followers and visitors..
Trying to make Christmas cards which are flat for mailing!  boy this is hard for me..lol.

I decided to make DL  (UK) size cards  one 4.1/4"x 8"  and one 4" x 8" as I purchased a pack of red envelopes from a craft show in DL size..



These two cards use the same dies from Poppystamps..  myself I like the blue one, white card coloured with Distress ink "Stormy Sky", my husband likes the red pearls on this white on white card. both flat for mailing.



Main card shape using Tattered lace "Essentials Tags" Second largest die.

Poppystamps Crystalline corner on this design, has not been cut on the card corner!  I shaded through with ink before removing the die. 
Coloured my white card with ink, then die cut "Home For The Holidays Wreath" also did this for  Bow & String die. Joy I stamped onto Stitched Circle Layers, then adhered the wreath die cut onto this.




I cut the corner die out of this card, then dry embossed in a embossing folder the top. Noel from "Noel & Snowflake" glued to Classic Ribbons. finished with red pearls and gems.

Thank you for stopping by today and any comments you care to leave..Pam xxx

Items used.
Tattered Lace Essentials Tags.
Poppystamps.
Home for the holidays wreath.
Crystalline Corner.  here
Bow & String.   here
Classic Ribbons.
Noel & Snowflake.
Stitched Circle Layers.
CL441 Poinsettia Joy clear stamps.
Distress Stormy Sky ink.
Old embossing folder. 

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Christmas Robin.


Good morning friends, followers and visitors, welcome to new followers and thank you for joining me.


Trying to make Christmas cards that are flat for mailing...
Hard for me to do!!!



Finished card Size 7"x 7" using Sue Wilson "Noble double Pierced Squares".
Also made a frame using same dies.

Other dies used are Tattered Lace. & Poppystamps.






This gorgeous Robin is "Melded Seasonal Symbol"  TL

I started by die cutting my Poppystamps Stitched Square Layers 4" die.

Next I cut the Robin and matching side die out.
Colouring I used Tim Holtz. Distress Crayons & Markers
I used thin strips of 3d foam tape to raise slightly around the edge .
Lovely lattice work from Tattered Lace "T Bar Slider Set".
Adhered Robin  square to this.
Old Anna Griffin Christmas sentiment stamp. from a set.
Bead for eye  pearls and glitter to finish..


Thank you for stopping by...Pam x

Items used.
Tattered Lace. Melded Seasonal Symbol.
T Bar Slider set.
Poppystamps Stitched Square Layers.
Sue Wilson. Noble Double Pierced Squares.
Anna Griffin Sentiment Christmas stamp.
Tim Holtz.. Distress Crayons & Markers.
Pearls/glitter. 


Saturday, 12 November 2016

White on White Birthday Card.


Good morning everyone... how is your weather today! brr ours is cold and rain,  very bad rain in the night as forecast.. hope you are all safe..

Love all white cards, this one is so easy to make! think it`s the first time I have used one set of dies #plus one rectangle to make a card..



The set I have used  by  Tattered Lace.. Double Cascading Waterfall    here.. (shop around though)  
# Lace Pearl Rectangles.

Not a lot to say about this card! you do need one A4 card for the main shape # A4 cutting machine.

Everything on the stepper card is from this die set..



Lacy side panels I cut after the main shape.
Flowers I shaped..glittered added from bit box a couple of hearts also TL.
finished with seam binding bow/mesh.

Thank you for stopping by today and any comments you leave..Pam xxx

Tattered Lace.. Double Cascading Waterfall..
Lace Pearl Rectangles.

Friday, 11 November 2016

Joy.


Good morning friends, followers and visitors..

Sharing my Traditional coloured Christmas card today, over on  Poppystamps Blog



Very rare for me to make or use tags! but I love these Poppystamps "Stitched Main Street Tags" and the New "Snowflake Tag"  this die matches the  Main Street Tags dies. 





I have cut in card colours..Silver ..White.. Red..  Snowflake Tag..White & Burgundy I just used these pretty snowflakes. 

Bow I have used "Bow & String"  removed the string..  "Formal candles" white shadows with  burgundy card. 
Decorated with "Freida Leaf" and dried foliage I picked from a tree, few chocolate pearl drops & white Gesso.



My background for this card..I have used "Birch Press Designs" Dazzle Layers Backgrounds"  A-B.. Not just for Rectangles!! I removed these corners and made an Oval 3/4"  frame to fit.. you need 5" x 4" inside edge to cover this..




Hope this helps you  to what I mean. using Sue Wilsons dies  for the Oval.


I placed this finished Tag on an  angle, finished with CL441- Poinsettia Joy clear stamp from Poppystamps  onto small tag &  gems.

Thank you for stopping by and any comments you care to leave...Pam xxx



Birch Press Designs . Here 






Items used.
Poppystamps.
Snowflake tag.
Stitched Mainstreet Tags. here
Formal candles.
Freida Leaf.  Here Oyster Paper crafts
Bow & String.  here
Clear Stamps CL441. Poinsettia Joy.
Birch Press Designs.. Stackables  Dazzle A&B..

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Gentle Thoughts ..


Good morning friends, followers and visitors..

Birthday card today...using Find It Trading.   .Amy Designs.. Ice Crystal Frame..  



Cream - Blue - Green
Z fold card..finished size 6" x 7.1/2"  
A4 card..score in half.. one half into quarter..the edge on the quarter mark & half score mark I cut a HALF circle .. where I wanted my Ice Crystal Frame.. 
Fold on your half score and quarter score ..you should have a full circle as shown.. in the photo below..I adhered this down.

I have cut two Ice Crystal Frames one for the front and second for inside this was adhered to match up with the front circle.

Sorry  for this fuzzy photo..but think you`ll get the idea of the design..lol  


Happy birthday die by Poppystamps Vintage Happy Birthday.



Silver embossed sentiment  Quietfire Designs. I picked up in a sale. Gentle Thoughts.

Heartfelt Creations . Arianna Blooms HCD784. 
with Poppystamps Monterey Vine.
These have been sprayed with Crafters Companion  Pearl Diamond ..
Lovely sheen! change from glitter.



Think this gives a better idea of the card design and sheen on the flowers.


Items used.
Find It Trading.. Amy Designs ..Ice Crystal Frame.here
Poppystamps.  Monterey Vine.  here
Vintage Happy Birthday.
Heartfelt Creations. Arianna Blooms HCD784. here
Quietfire designs. Gentle thoughts.


Thank you for stopping by today and any comments you care to leave.. Pam 

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

25 days Of Christmas Tags.


Good morning crafty friends, followers and visitors.. Glad you stopped by today..


25 Days of Christmas Tags - Poppystamps Stitched Poinsettia Trio.






Have you checked out Tracey McNeely`s 25 Day`s Of Christmas Tags.   This is her 6th year and it's better than ever!  She's got sponsors for every single day so there's lots of candy up for grabs.  Today Poppystamps is sponsoring her so I hope you will pay her a visit, see what the DT made to show off all our Poppy goodness, and leave her a comment and/or play along for your chance to win.  There's a little candy up for grabs at the Poppy blog  too - so stop by and say hi!



He`s my tag I made for this event.. Tag by Poppystamps Stitched Main Street Tag set. is a wonderful shape.. 
I cut the largest size main tag and to create a frame the largest two size`s from the set.

To Decorate my tag.. Stitched Poinsettia trio..Formal Candles.. Pine Twig.. Scribble Floursh. 


Leave a comment over on Tracey`s blog !..for a chance to enter and win.

If you would like to enter and make a tag, go here to link up.

Thank you for stopping by today and good luck if you enter...Pam 



Items used.
Poppystamp Stitched Mainstreet Tags. here
Stitched Poinsettia Trio.    here  
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