Cardmaking

Handmade card tutorials featuring stamps and dies from UK, EU and US companies like Lawn Fawn, Mama Elephant, Heffy Doodle, Sugar Pea Designs, Concord & 9th.

I post weekly with step-by-step tutorials for my Design Teams, Seven Hills Crafts and Heffy Doodle.

Handmade Cards

Spooktacular Wedding

Cardmaking, Scene Cards, Wedding Cards 19 October, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m on the Heffy Doodle blog today with the next in my Scene Colouring series. I have a friend who is getting married on Halloween, so I combined the Happily Ever Crafter and Veggie Patch stamp sets to create this spooky wedding scene card. I also used this month’s Color Snapshot for the Heffy Doodler’s October challenge as background and…

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Here Be Dragons

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring, Scene Cards 16 October, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Hello! I’m back with my bi-weekly post over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog and today I have another Copic scene for you. Just before I start full-tilt on the festive cards, I bring you dragons, with a twinsie to my last card and a totally different background! Featuring the MFT Magical Friends stamp set, it’s amazing what different scenes…

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Love You Veggie Much

Cardmaking, Colouring, Congratulations Cards 5 October, 2020 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

I’m back on the Heffy Doodle blog today with a brand new theme to my blog posts – Scene Colouring. In this series, I’ll explore some of the techniques I use to create scenes with my alcohol markers. Today’s card features the Veggie Patch stamp set, along with a sentiment from the Sentiment Duos, to create this punny anniversary scene….

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Sunset Dragon Scene

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring 2 October, 2020 Tags: , , No Comments

I’m back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with another Copic-coloured scene card. Some of you may already have seen the sneak peak as I entered this in the MFT Superstar challenge. I have had the MFT Magical Friends stamp set for a while and really wanted to create a sunset flying scene. Think warm, firey colours and dramatic…

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Night Owl Scene

Cardmaking, Congratulations Cards 21 September, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m on the Heffy Doodle blog today with another CAS (Clean and Simple) scene card. A scene doesn’t have to take up the whole card panel, and this card uses the Circle Masquerade stencil along with the cute little owl buddies from the Hootiful stamp set to create a circular focal point. I started out by aligning the Circle Masquerade…

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Selfie Party Rolls

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 18 September, 2020 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with this fun party-themed birthday card! Featuring the MFT Picture Perfect Party Animals stamp, you can just imagine these animals having the time of their lives and taking many a selfie! This one took a little bit to set up, with a little creative use of Post-It Note masks and a…

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Creating A Scene with Stamps

Cardmaking, Colouring, Scene Cards 7 September, 2020 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

I’m back today on the Heffy Doodle blog with a very different card for my usual style. I had to create an adult masculine birthday card – probably one of the most difficult themes for me – so I decided to push myself with a one layer scene, some no-line colouring and a lot of making it up as I…

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Camping Critters (Avery Elle, Mama Elephant) Handmade Card

Camping Critters

Cardmaking, Colouring, General Cards 21 August, 2020 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Hello, I’m back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with this summary camping critters scene, featuring the Avery Elle Camping Critters and Mama Elephant Scene Builder Stamp. I started out by stamping the scene elements using Lawn Fawn Jet Black Ink on some blending cardstock, starting with those in front (i.e. the fire) and ending with those in the…

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Cray Cray Birthday Card

It’s a Cray Cray Birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring, Scene Cards 17 August, 2020 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

I’m over on the Heffy Doodle blog today with the next in my CAS card series. This Cray Cray Birthday card features the A Little Shellfish stamp set from the latest release. I also used the Square Masquerade stencil to create this fun little birthday card scene. You’ve got to love the pun! I started out by attaching the Square…

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Underwater Scene Card

Underwater Scene Card: Monkey Sea Monkey Do!

Cardmaking, Colouring, General Cards, Scene Cards 7 August, 2020 Tags: , , , , , , 1 Comment

Hello! I’m back on the Seven Hills crafts blog today with this bright and colourful copic-coloured underwater scene card. The Avery Elle Monkey Sea Monkey Do stamp set was just calling out to be made into this adventurous scene! I have to give credit to Sandy Allnock, as her Underwater Scenes class greatly inspired the background and marker choices for…

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Birthday Bananas Card

Birthday Bananas!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring, Scene Cards 3 August, 2020 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m over on the Heffy Doodle blog today for the next card in my Clean and Simple (CAS) Series. This birthday card is a bit bananas! Featuring the Heffy Doodle Chimply the Best stamp set and the Scalloped Circle Masquerade stencil, it is perfect for any and all birthday bananas! The first step was to attach an A6 blending card…

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