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

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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Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Designs Collaboration Blog Hop

Cardmaking, General Cards 21 July, 2020 Tags: , , , , , , , 47 Comments

It’s time for another Heffy Doodle collaboration! Today, the Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Designs design teams are collaborating to bring you a tonne of inspiration! There’s also a prize up for grabs – Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Designs will each be giving away a £25 to their respective stores. Make sure to comment at all the…

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Copic Scene Cards: You Go, Gull!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring 20 July, 2020 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Hello, I’m back on the Heffy Doodle blog today sharing this handmade card featuring one of the latest sets, You Go, Gull. My CAS (Clean and Simple) style often rotates around creating focal points in the centre of the card. Today, I’ve created a custom Copic-coloured background for my chilling gulls! The first step was to tape a card panel…

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Heffy Doodle New Release Blog Hop!

Cardmaking, General Cards 18 July, 2020 Tags: , , , , , 48 Comments

Hello! It’s time to get excited again because it’s the Heffy Doodle Release Blog Hop! The new release is now available for purchase from Heffy Doodle and official retailers, and we are celebrating with lots of inspiration and a giveaway, too! To celebrate the new release Heffy Doodle will be giving away a £50 voucher to the Heffy Doodle Store!…

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Xmas in July: Gnome for Christmas

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 17 July, 2020 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Hello! I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with another Christmas in July card. This card features the Sugar Pea Designs Gnome for Christmas stamp set and the Mama Elephant Scene Builder stamp set. This card, along with my card from a couple of weeks ago, ensures I am getting an early start to making Christmas cards so…

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Yappy Happy Birthday Heffy Doodle

Yappy Happy Birthday with Heffy Doodle

Birthday Cards 6 July, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

.Hello, crafters! I’m back on the Heffy Doodle blog today with this Yappy Happy Copic-coloured scene card featuring two of the cute doggie-themed sets from the new release, Hot Diggity Dog and Who Let the Dogs Out. I started out by drawing a rough pencil line across the middle of a card panel made of blending cardstock using the new…

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Xmas in July: Hey Winter

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 3 July, 2020 Tags: , , No Comments

Hello! I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a little bit of festive Xmas in July. When July comes around, I try and make a few Christmas cards to relieve the stress around November time, so the next couple of posts will be Christmas themed. Apologies to those who think the C-word should be banned until at…

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It’s a Pinata Party!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 24 June, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m filling in for Deborah today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a bright and fun birthday scene featuring the Mama Elephant Pinata Party and Mama Elephant Stackable Friends stamp sets. These sets are great for creating mini scenes, though I think the mole is cheating as he has his glasses on! He has to jump higher though, so…

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