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How to Create a Good Bye Card using Owl Dies

G’day everyone. Today I’m in a playful mood and want to see what I can come up with for a good-bye card using some owl dies that I have in my supplies. These owls are so cute and you could really do a lot with them. Supplies used: – Owls Dies – BicWarehouse – https://www.ebay.com.au Cute Owl Cutting Die – https://www.ebay.com.au EZ Cut Owl Die – https://www.ebay.com.au Tree Die – Impression Obsession Dies https://www.ebay.com.au Leaf Die – Dies Rus Leaves http://www.ebay.com.au Good Bye Die – Cheery Lyn Design Dies https://www.ebay.com.au Distress Inks – Pine Needles,…

How to Create – Karen Burniston Anita Frames Pop-Up Card

G’day everyone. I’m making a card for my Sister using the Karen Burniston Anita Frames Pop-Up die set. This is such a beautiful card when finished and it doesn’t take that long to make. I am a lover of Karen’s Pop-up dies and I’ll link below to her website, where you can check out her other dies. I love that you can create something beautiful quickly. The instructions are on the back of the pack, and are easy to follow. Supplies used: – Karen Burniston Pop-Up Dies – 1206 Anita Frames Pop-up – 9…

Creating a Baby Tri Card using various metal Dies.

G’day everyone. Today I’m doing another baby card using AliExpress Balloons and KaiserCraft Baby Animals Dies and Stamps. Supplies used: – KaiserCraft Baby Animals Stamp and Die set AliExpress Crystal Craft Blank Ink Hero Arts Little One Stamp Set. Card Stock – PortaCraft White, Black, Blue, Pink & Yellow PortaCraft Marble Paper Mexpy Pens – Shades of Grey Fiskars Corner Punch EK Tweezers Pencil Cello Tape Scissors Ranger Clear Embossing Powder Heat Gun PVA Glue Double-sided Adhesive tape Spectrum Noir – Sparkle Card Measurements 14.5cm x 10.5 cm Head over to my YouTube Channel for a visual tutorial, how I…

Male Birthday Card – Including tips on using dies differently & stretching your supplies further

G’day everyone. I’m making a birthday card today, and I’m going to use some dies differently to make a different type of fish tail on banners. I love finding ways to stretch my supplies further. Tip 1 – Buy White cotton, twine, thread, anything white and use either Distress Spray Stain, Reinkers, even food colouring to colour your thread the colour you want. Tip 2 – Look at your dies you have and can you use part of the die to make different fish tails? This technique with use the partial die cutting method. Check out my YouTube video how…

Vintage Birthday Card with Envelope and Wax Seal

G’day everyone. I’ve been asked to make a special card for a special lady and also wanted the word Nan on the card somewhere on the front. I decided to make this with a vintage feel to it, and it was a great challenging. The person that received this card, absolutely loved it. Script Paper, then softening the paper with water and using a cake pastry tool, I weakened the fibers in the paper to make it easier to roll. I also use the pastry tool and some foam to curve the petals on the flowers. By rubbing the back…

Hello Girl Card

G’day everyone. I received some dies and stamps online and wanted to use all of these in a card. I also invested in some Prisma pencils recently and haven’t had a chance to use them. I’ve got a blending stump and Gamsol to blend the colouring out. After colouring the girl, and blending the colours, I was absolutely blown away with how easy these pencils are to use, and I’m in love with these pencils. I’ll be using them again very soon. Supplies used: – 8cm x 21cm White Card Stock 3cm x 10cm Black cardstock 8cm x 9.5cm White…

Butterfly Birthday Card

G’day everyone. Today I’m making a Butterfly Birthday card, using some beautiful paper that I found in the We R Memory Keepers Type Cast paper pad. These are butterflies embossed with Rose Gold Foil and they are absolutely gorgeous. However, I don’t have any embossing powder in Rose Gold and had to improvise. Supplies used: – White Card Stock Black Card Stock We R Memory Keepers “Type Cast” Paper Pad (Butterfly’s) Embossing Folder (Dots) Black Embossing Powder Heat Gun VersaMark Ink Pad VersaMark Ink Pen Happy Birthday Clear Cling Stamp VersaFine Black ink WRMK Stamping Platform Label Dies from…

Sympathy Card

G’day everyone, In this video, I’ll be creating a Sympathy card by request. The person that wanted this card, her grandfather passed away, and wanted a special card with the word “Pop” on it, and the grandfather also had a passion for cars. It’s gratifying to be able to create a card like this that will be given to someone special, that has some meaning to it. Supplies used: – Banner Dies AliExpress – https://www.aliexpress.com/item/edge-frame-metal-Dies-Cut-Album-decoration-Scrapbook-Craft-Die-Stamp-DIY-Embossing-Stencil-Scrapbooking-paper/32823465953.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.mcPn6c Banner Dies AliExpress – https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Fish-tail-label-Metal-Cutting-Dies-Stencils-for-DIY-Scrapbooking-Stamp-photo-album-Decorative-Embossing-DIY/32829567822.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.mcPn6c Alphabet Cling Stamps – AliExpress https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Alphabet-Transparent-Silicone-Clear-Rubber-Stamp-Sheet-Cling-Scrapbooking-DIY/32819906284.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.134.15c67173drwRN6&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_5_10152_10065_10151_10344_10068_10130_10342_10 Label Dies AliExpress – https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NCraft-Metal-Cutting-Dies-N51-Scrapbook-Paper-Craft-Decoration-dies/32768193841.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.73.5c516b2fV7LM6g&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_5_10152_10065_10151_10344_10068_10130_10342_10547_10343_1 Sentiment Stamp – https://www.aliexpress.com/item/merry-christmas-happy-birthday-good-luck-Scrapbook-DIY-photo-cards-rubber-stamp-clear-stamp-transparent-stamp/32833047315.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.eEg7qS Versa Fine – Sepia ink…

Square Anniversary Card

I’ve decided to make a simple, but effective Anniversary card today. By die cutting into the solid colour and adding some patterned colour paper behind, the colour will peak through the die cut area.  This is an effective way of making a simple card stand out. I have also made the card a 14cm square instead of the conventional 10 ½ x 15cm card.  I also make my own envelopes which help me create any size card I want. You can see the process that I used on my YouTube channel below.  From deciding the paper that I used to…

Simple Baby Cards

G’day everyone, Today I thought I would replenish my baby stash of cards.  I wanted to make some simple cards, and had purchased some cling stamps (pictured below) from AliExpress.  They are so cute and I wanted to incorporate this into a baby card……somehow. I like to stamp my images with a coloured Pigment Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder.  (I love the Ranger Super Fine Clear Embossing Powder) This way it helps me when colouring with different techniques, to stay within the lines.   By stamping with a coloured Ink, and adding a clear embossing powder also means…