Thursday, 11 January 2018

Butterfly birthday

Hello Crafty Friends

Hope you are happy and fine. Today project is a side fold card I created by using the beautiful Flutterby Collection. I keep the card simple because the diecuts are delicate and beautiful.

You will Need:
Blank  12 x 18 cm
Crafter's Companion Flutterby Arrangement of Butterflies  Die
Crafter's Companion Flutterby  Adornments Die
Crafter's Companion Flutterby  Simplistic Sentiments Die
Sheena  White Stamping Card
Crafter's Companion Luxury Cardstock Pack - Gold
Collal Tacky Glue
Golden Gems
Craft Essentials

Step by Step
1.  Cut a piece of 11x17 cm out of gold metallic cardstock.  Attach to the blank.

2. Cut a piece of 10x16 cm out of Sheena Stamping card. Emboss half of the piece  diagonally  with the Scattered in the Winds embossing folder.  Die cut the piece diagonally with the Arrangement of Butterflies. Run the blade of your scissors to the borders to give it a distress look. Layer the piece to the blank as shown.

3. Die cut the sentiment with the Simplistic Sentiments out of glitter golden cardstock. Secure the sentiment in the left top corner.

4. Die cut the butterfly  with the Simplistic Sentiments die out of the  golden cardstock. Attach to butterfly  to the right bottom  corner.

5. Die cut the flourish corner  with the Adornments die out of gold glitter cardstock.  Stick the flourish  to the right top corner. Finally, add the gems  to the centre of the flowers.










Thanks for stopping by  ๐Ÿ’–Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Flutterby Collection

Hello Crafty Friends

Hope you are fine ๐Ÿ’– a while ago I did  a few tutorials for a magazine with the new awesome Collection Flutterby from Crafter's Companion and I loved it ๐Ÿ’– The collection is one of the most amazing bunch of crafty goodies from CC !

Here is the first of the cards I made. Hope you like it ๐Ÿ˜‰



You will need:

Blank  21x15 cm
Crafter's Companion Flutterby  embossing folder Scattered in the Wind
Crafter's Companion Flutterby metallic cardstock
Crafter's Companion Flutterby Stamp and Die Set Frame Wings
Crafter's Companion Flutterby die Simplistic Sentiments
Sheena  White Stamping Card
Distress Inks  Shaded Lilac and Peacock Feathers
Spectrum Noir Watercolour pens
Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle pen
Stazone Ink Jet Black
Dabber
Collal Tacky Glue
Purple gems
Pink Ribbon
Craft Essentials

Step by Step

1- Stamp  the butterfly in a piece of white Sheena Stamping Card with Stazone Ink. Colour the butterfly with the Spectrum Noir Watercolour pens (Magenta, Rose Pink,  wildflower)and when it dries apply the Sparkle pen all over the image and cut around it.

2. Cut a piece of Sheena stamping card of 19 x 13 cm and apply the distress ink slightly starting from the centre. Apply  the distress ink Lilac to the borders  spreading  the ink towards the centre and let it dry. Emboss this piece with the Scattered in the Wind embossing folder.  Run the blade of the scissor across the borders to give it a distressed look.  Glue the ribbon in the middle of the card. Attach to the blank. Affix the butterfly in the right bottom corner and add the gems to the corners.


3. Finally, die cut the sentiment from the  metallic  purple cardstock and stick it to the left top corner as shown.

Thanks so much for stopping by  ๐Ÿ’– Happy Crafting !


Sunday, 31 December 2017

Holiday Memories - Tutorial



Christmas is the most special period of the year and is time to impress the people who are important to you with the most unique Christmas cards. The Kinetic cards are really easy to create and the result is stunning. Let's get started!



You will need:

-Black Mat Cardstock
-Circle Kinetic Die Basic
-Neenah Card
-Centura Perl Snow White
-Traditional Christmas Cardstock
-Jingle Bells Die'sire Stamp Set
-Golden Luxury Cardstock
-Lace Doily Die
-At Christmas and Snowflakes of Joy dies from "Contemporary Christmas Collection"
- Die'sire Circle die
-Collal Tacky Glue
-Foam Pads
-Distress Ink Aged Mahogany
-Ribbon
-Flat back Cabochon
-Stazone Jet Black
-Glossy Accents

Step 1


Create a card base with the Kinetic Circle Die in Black Mat Cardstock.

Step 2

Die cut the layering pieces with the outside cutting die of the Kinetic set.
(Remember to cut two circular ones). Apply the distress ink working in circular motions to the edges of the paper using a sponge or a blending tool.


Step 3


Use the ribbon to create a bow. Wrap the ribbon around the bigger piece of layer as shown.


Step 4

Die cut a small doily out of Golden matte cardstock.


Step 5

Use the Stazone Ink to stamp the sentiment. Cut it out with the circular die and affix to the golden doily using foam pads.


Step 6

Add the pieces to the base card using the tacky glue. Remember to attach the back circle!


Step 7

Die cut the deer ("At Christmas" set) out of Black Mat Cardstock. Cover the die cut with a thin layer of Glossy Accents and let it dry before attach it to the card. Glue the Bow.


Step 8
Die cut 2 Snow Flakes one in Golden and one in White overlap them and attach them together by the centre. Finally, add a Golden half pearl to the centre and affix the piece in the centre of the back circle.






Finally, a huge thank you to all of my loyal crafty friends.   I sincerely appreciate your support. Wishing you and your families all the best in 2018. ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…

Sunday, 24 December 2017

Celebrate !


Hello Crafty Friends !


Hope you are Ok.This Christmas card is quick and stylish. I created this card to go with  my present for the Secret Santa. The present was a handmade bracelet in Silver 925, sweet water pearls and the traditional Czech Preciosa beads.
 I am so glad she like it ! 


You'll need:

-Neenah Card
-Blank stepper card
-Centura Perl Snow White
-Traditional Christmas Cardstock
-Jingle Bells Die'sire Stamp Set
-Golden Luxury Cardstock
-Parisian Mirror Die
- Snowflakes of Joy dies from "Contemporary Christmas Collection"
- Die'sire oval die basic
-Collal Tacky Glue
-Foam Pads
-Distress Ink Aged Mahogany
-Golden Half Pearls
-Stazone Jet Black



Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Happy Holidays ๐Ÿ˜

Hello Crafty Friends !

Hope you are OK . Today's card is easy christmas card made with the stunning Centura Pearl Gold cardstock and a lot of die cutting! Hope you like it

You will need:

-Neenah Card
-Sizzix  Framelits Stephanie Barnard Drop-Ins Card Die Set
-Centura Perl Snow White
-Traditional Christmas Cardstock by Crafter's Companion
-Jingle Bells Die'sire Stamp Set by Crafter's Companion
-Golden Luxury Cardstock by Crafter's Companion
-Parisian Mirror Die by Crafter's Companion
- Snowflakes of Joy dies from "Contemporary Christmas Collection"
    by Crafter's Companion
- Die'sire oval die basic
-Collal Tacky Glue
-Foam Pads
-Distress Ink Aged Mahogany
-Red sequins
-Golden Half Pearl
-Stazone Jet Black




Thanks for stopping by ๐Ÿ’– Happy Crafting !

Monday, 23 October 2017

Halloween Party Bags with Crafter's Companion - Tutorial

Hello Crafters !
I hope you are Ok and Happy ๐Ÿ’–  Today's project's a Halloween Party Bag created with the amazing goodies from the Crafter's Inspiration Magazine autumn 2017 issue.


Are you looking to set an awesome Halloween party  ? Well, these beautiful  and easy to create favour bags are perfect for you ๐Ÿ’– Make feel your guests special and your party unforgettable. Enjoy the coordinates paper and elements from the Crafter's Inspiration Magazine to make these rocking DIY Halloween Party bags!

Supplies:

v  Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 14 - Autumn -CD
v  Matt Black Cardstock
v  Foam Pads
v  Collal  Tacky Glue
v  Centura Pearl Purple
v  Die'sire Circle Die
v  Die'sire Scalloped Circle die 
v  Distress Ink Carving Pumpkin
v  Craft paper bag
v  Orange Ribbon
v  Sponge or blending tool

Directions:

Step 1 
Print the Halloween backgrounds papers and elements from the Crafter's Inspiration Magazine Issue 15.


Step 2

To create a blended ink border, pick up Carving Pumpkin Distress ink using a sponge or a foam blending tool. Working in circular motions, apply ink to the borders, blending towards the centre as you go.


Step 3
Cut 3 strips of different patterns of background paper of 3cm x 17cm. Layer the strips in matt black cardstock.



Step 4
Cut out the "Happy Halloween" sentiment and layer it in matt black cardstock. Run the blade of the scissor along the borders to give it a distress look.


Step 5
Stick the stripes and the banner to the bag top of the bag as shown. 


Step 6
Use the circle die to cut the  "Trick  or treat?" element. Add foam pads in the back and layer it onto a scalloped circle of  purple Centura pearl.


Step 7
Affix the "Trick or Treat?" to the centre of the bag. Cut out the Ghost  and the bubble speech from the papers and attach them to the banner's top. 


Step 8

Cut out the three pumpkins from the CD elements and stick it to the bag's bottom.




Step 9
Finally,  create two little bows with the ribbon and attach them to the bag's handles.



Thanks for stopping by   ๐Ÿ’– Happy Crafting !

Monday, 28 August 2017

Kinetic Christmas Card

Hello Crafty Friends!

Hope you are well and happy ! I haven't been able to create more posts for my blog because my dear brother passed 2 weeks ago. But I hope to retake my post writing at least at a slow pace.

Then here is my latest card I used the fabulous  Kinetic dies and other goodies from Crafter's Companion. The Kinetic dies are perfect for adding a dimensional touch to your papercraft projects and the result is perfect every time.

To create this beautiful card you will need:

Black card matt
Die’sire Create a Card Kinetic Die - Diamond Swing
Die’sire Create a Card Kinetic Inlay Die - Season Greetings
Luxury Cardstock Pack - Gold
Luxury Cardstock Pack - Red
Gold satin edge organza ribbon - 10m 
Gold half pearl
Paper flower 
Flourish Die
Collal Glue

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Life is full of surprises !

Hello crafty friends!

Hope you are well and happy ๐Ÿ’–Today's project's a beautiful double box made with the Ultimate Pro and the DVD for projects by Crafter's Companion. I really enjoyed creating these boxes as its easy and the final result is awesome !

You will need:
Ultimate Pro
Ultimate Pro DVD
Centura Pearl Snow White
Centura Pearl Pastels (Pink)
Country Garden paper pad (Sara Signature Collection)
Blossom paper flower
Doily Die
Pink Lace
Flowers for all occasions 4 die
White Half Pearls
Collal Glue
Craft essentials.

If you want to learn how to make beautiful things with your Ultimate Pro check the link from the Crafter's Companion youtube chanel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwlWB52t-Pw&list=PL66C1AB3FEB26B6A0






Products Used:

Paper Pad Country Garden

 Cardstock

Centura Pearl Snow White

Flowers for all Occasions

Collal Glue

Ultimate Pro

Ultimate Pro DVD



Hope you like it ๐Ÿ’ Happy Crafting !