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

You Are an Angel!

Cardmaking, Thank You Cards 7 February, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back again on the Heffy Doodle blog with the next in my CAS series. I’m layering up the Circle Masquerade and Rays the Roof stencils, and also featuring the new My Little Angel stamps and Angel Heffy Cuts. I started with the best part – the Copic colouring! I stamped out the Angel on her cloud from the My…

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Otterly Wonderful Christmas!

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

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you managed to have a good break. The run up to Christmas was super busy for me and crafting had to take a little bit of a back seat for a while. I didn’t get a chance to share this non-traditional Christmas card I gave to my Postie (partly in apology for…

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Heffy Doodle New Release Blog Hop!

Cardmaking, General Cards 3 January, 2020 Tags: , , , , 61 Comments

  It’s that time again – the Heffy Doodle new release is finally here! There are so many amazing new products in this new release to add to your stash that I’m sure you’ll find something to suit you. The new release is now available for purchase from Heffy Doodle and official retailers, and we are celebrating with lots of…

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Hap-pea Merry Little Christmas!

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 18 December, 2019 No Comments

The big day is almost here so I thought I’d end this year with a non-traditional punny Christmas card design I sent to some of my closest friends this year. It’s a great one for using non-holiday themed stamps in a festive design. I used the Lawn Fawn Be Hap-pea stamp set, Lawn Fawn Say What? Christmas Critters stamp set…

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Christmas Wishes from a Santa Bear

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 4 December, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today with this cute, clean and simple one layer Christmas card featuring the Santa Bear stamp set from Avery Elle. I really am loving these simple designs as I get to practice my colouring and use some of those Christmas sets that haven’t gotten as much use as they probably should…

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Colouring Cards: Avery Elle Christmas Kids

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 27 November, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a simple design for those last minute Christmas cards. Just in case anyone is panicking that we have less than a month till Santa! Stamps like the Avery Elle Christmas Kids set are perfect for these type of scene cards. I have two versions of this card with slightly different…

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We ‘herd’ it’s your birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 13 November, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m taking a break from the Christmas cards today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with this punny set of birthday cards featuring the ‘We Herd’ stamp from Waffle Flower. Paired with some Lawn Fawn Watercolour Wishes Patterned Paper (this is my favourite paper besides the rainbow pack and is back in stock right now!), you can customise the card…

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Peace, Love and Joy Reindeer Scenes

Christmas Cards 6 November, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with some more Christmas inspiration. It’s an MFT week for me and at first I thought I was going to have to bin these backgrounds before they ever made it to a card base. Sometimes, you just have to keep going and it turns out okay in the end! I used…

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Simple Backgrounds for CAS Cards

Cardmaking, General Cards, Thank You Cards 30 October, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

More often recently I am finding I am creating cards that move towards the CAS – clean and simple – style. Lots of white space, one layer and perhaps one central image. Sometimes, just adding a simple shaped background can frame your central image and create a focal point. Today, I used the Mama Elephant Fuzzy Hugs stamp set, two sentiment sets…

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It’s a Penguin Parade!

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards 16 October, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

I say this every time Mama Elephant come out with one of these sets, but I love the new Penguin’s Waddle stamp set. They are so great for practicing your colouring and you have a scene card created without much effort. I’m sharing this festive themed card over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today! I started out with the…

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Wild for You: Comic Book Style!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring 9 October, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I love the idea of your cards telling a story – a collection of ‘scenes’ if you like – and the comic book style is a great way of doing this. Today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog, I chose two jungle/safari sets from Lawn Fawn, Wild for You and Critters on the Savanna, to create an assortment of scenes….

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