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

Big & Bold Rose

Cardmaking, General Cards 11 September, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with this big, bold and beautiful rose sympathy card featuring the Colorado Craft Company Big & Bold Sympathy Friendship Rose set. By now you know I’m all about the alcohol marker colouring, and this set is really fantastic for practising. I felt like this should be a no-line colouring card…

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Thank you Fairy much!

Cardmaking, Thank You Cards 6 September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back over on the Heffy Doodle blog today with this tooth fairy card featuring the Absotoothly Awesome stamp set. As soon as I saw this set I had this scene in mind, so this one is dedicated to Snow as a thank you for embellishing the idea! I started out by stamping two of the fairies, two crowns…

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Picture Perfect Photo Cards

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 4 September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a set of cards featuring the MFT Picture Perfect set. Combined with the Lawn Fawn Say Cheese, Again die, these cards are a great way to practice your alcohol marker colouring and put a smile on the recipient’s face! I started off by stamping out four of the images…

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Out of this World Spaceship Scene

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 28 August, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a card that’s a little more masculine. I needed a spaced themed card with a birthday greeting and I’ve never done a galaxy background with my alcohol markers before so I thought it was time to give it a try! I started out by stamping the spaceman and a bunch…

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Hey Honey – Happy Bee-day!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 21 August, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today. I love the Hey Honey set from Sugar Pea Designs and teamed with the MFT Meant to Bee set, I made a handful of different Bee-Day cards. I started out by stamping the bear, hive and bees the Hey Honey set in some MFT Extreme Black Ink onto some blending…

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Sorry I Totally Spaced on Your Birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 20 August, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m back again on the Heffy Doodle blog with some galactic apologies for missing a birthday! What better way to say sorry than from outer space? Plus, this little alien guy is one of my most favourite HD characters! I used a couple of products from the latest release, the You’re Weird stamp set and the coordinating dies, the Spaced…

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Happy Forevering!

Cardmaking, Wedding Cards 14 August, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a wedding card featuring the Colorado Craft Company Lovely Legs Happy Forevering stamp set. I haven’t used my coloured pencils for a while so this card was a perfect time to bring them out! These stamps have a lot of detail in terms of shading so are perfect to…

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Absotoothly Awesome!

Cardmaking, General Cards 9 August, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m on the Heffy Doodle blog today with a fairy-themed appreciation card. What better way to say thank you than with a pun and a couple of tooth fairies? This card uses several products from the latest release: Absotoothly Awesome stamps and coordinating dies, Silver Linings Cloud Border Dies, Twinkle Twinkle Stencil and Spaced Out stamp set and coordinating dies….

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Get Well Soon Card Trio with Lawn Fawn

Cardmaking, General Cards 7 August, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a trio of get well soon cards, featuring the Get Well Soon Before ‘n After stamp set from Lawn Fawn. I have used the smaller stamps and some rainbow patterned papers from Lawn Fawn and Simple Stories to create some bright and cheery greetings! I started by stamping out the turtle,…

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A Herd of Birthday Bunnies

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 31 July, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a cute little bunny birthday celebration! This uses three different sets – Starry Scene, We Herd and Essential Sentiments – from three different companies – Avery Elle, Waffle Flower and My Favorite Things – and was partly inspired by this set of cards from Yainea. It’s such a great and simple…

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Zooming By To Say with Heffy Doodle

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 30 July, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m back again on the Heffy Doodle blog, sharing more galactic inspiration with the new release! Since I saw the big moon from the You’re Weird stamp set, this card has been screaming to be made! Paired with the astronauts and planets from the Spaced Out set, this scene came together fast. I started out with an A6 watercolour background…

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Oh Deer! I’ve Missed Your Birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking 24 July, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back again today over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a couple of my favourite Neat & Tangled sets. I was saddened to see the Oh Deer set is being retired, so be quick if you want it! I used this and the Lumberjack Love set to create these set of cards for belated birthday greetings. I…

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