My Mother-In-Law Lorraine is recovering from hip replacement surgery, and she knows I make cards, so I thought I’d take the opportunity of sending her a get well soon card to try something new that would be a bit different and make her smile.
I worked in the US for a while and made friends there – a couple of these friends have babies very close in age to Theodore – one was actually born on the same day. Today while we were in Tesco, we found some union jack dribble bibs. I wanted one for Teddy, and thought […]
We’re going to a friend’s son’s second birthday party tomorrow, so I wanted to make a card that he’ll like. When I was there the other day, he was watching Peppa Pig, so that was my inspiration. I bought a comic which included some pictures, and cut out a picture of the family. I matted […]
After the success of my “Welcome Baby” card I wanted to see if I could put layering and colour coordination into practice for a different theme. I also wanted to try making a pop up card, and embossing patterned paper. The result is somewhat less exciting than I’d hoped, but I think it’s nice, and […]
I’m not sure why the sun beating down outside made me want to attempt some Christmas cards, but for some reason I found myself admiring the Country Christmas paper I’d recently purchased, and deciding to try out some Christmas layouts. 1: “Fairisle Hearts” I learned from watching YouTube videos that everything should be layered, even […]
My first successful card making attempt is a Welcome to the World card for a baby boy. I took a few steps back, and ignored the dies and embossing folders I have available to me, and focused on colour coordination, and getting the composition and matting and layering right. For this card, I used […]
Having decided to make our wedding invitations by hand, we went out to Hobbycraft to pick up some supplies. In hindsight, I should have watched A LOT more you tube videos before I really understood what supplies we needed, but nevertheless supplies we bought, and when we got home, I started playing. Here are my […]