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Easy five-strip cards

Card made with five strips of coloured cardstock

I created a couple of these very easy cards, but I love how effective they are. I cut the strips of cardstock at 5mm wide, and the width of the card base (10.5cm for the portrait card), then adhered them with a slight gap between the strips. I used dies from the Stylish Shaped Dies […]

Faux shutter card

Faux shutter card using Christmas papers

I had seen a few of this type of card, called a Faux Shutter card, or a Fractured card, on Pinterest, so decided to give it a try. I had a shoebox swap with my team on the weekend so thought it would be a good card to create. I used a sheet from the […]

Cheerful Daisies shoebox swap card

Another shoebox swap card I did at my recent craft retreat was this one by Janine. It uses the Cheerful Daisies bundle. I love the spot of colour added behind the daisies by using a blending brush. Happy Crafting

Just my type shoebox swap card

I love how great this looks given its simplicity. Fi created her shoebox card using the Just my type stamp set. Her card also uses one of the embossing folders from the Online exclusives as well as Pebbled Path which is one of the new In Colours. Happy Crafting

Hues of Happiness birthday card

Handmade card made using Stampin' Up! products

This is the second of the shoebox swaps that were created by the other five women at my recent craft retreat. Janine created her card using a strip of the gorgeous Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper, matted on co-ordinating cardstock. The sentiment is from the Very Best Occasions stamp set in the Jul-Dec 2022 […]

Pretty Medallion card in Soft Succulent

Handmade card using Stampin' Up! Sweet Medallion stamp in Soft Succulent colour

This is the first of the shoebox swaps that were created by the other five women at my recent craft retreat. It’s great to take part in a shoebox swap because you end up with cards in different styles than you tend to make, and use different products than you may own. This is the […]

Abigail Rose suite

Handmade card featuring the Abigail Rose suite, with striped DSP background

The Abigail Rose Suite makes it so easy to create gorgeous cards. I chose to use the colour Petal Pink from the striped paper in the Abigail Rose DSP pack to colour my stamped flower image using Stampin’ Blends, and also for the cardstock base. The image was diecut using a die from the Cottage […]