Thursday, 29 December 2016

Cards with Gilding Flakes

Whilst I enjoy the effect gilding flakes have on the cards - the whole stamping procedure is a bit of a faff!

   You have to be organised, with a bowl of warm water ready to immerse the stamps in as soon as you have finished - cos you must get all the flitterglu off asap

Also the flakes float around all over the place and are hard to keep in their containers and the buffing makes so much dust!

So, I really have to be in the mood for a session with gilding flakes 

These cards are made with both by Indigo Blu and Cosmic Shimmer flakes.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

A Few Christmas ATC's

Although I enjoy swapping ATC's on Docrafts and Trimcraft forums, there seem to be less people joining in over the years. 

Perhaps they are going out of fashion a bit, but I still like making the small 3.5 x 2.5" Artist Trading Cards and doing things on a smaller scale than birthday cards!

Anyway - these are the Christmas ATC's that have been sent to me from other crafters this year and are on display in the lounge

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Beautiful Christmas Cards

Today I have decided to showcase the lovely hand made cards I have received from other crafters.
made by Lorna, Wendy, Maureen and Lyn

I love getting cards like these and appreciate the time and care that is put into them.
Made by Sandra, Kathy and Di

These cards have come from across Great Britain and also USA & New Zealand! I've also received some great Christmas atcs and might put them in the next post

Friday, 9 December 2016

Christmas for Pagans

 This year I had done quite well selling non-Christmas cards for those who don't celebrate Christmas. 

They have proved popular with Pagans who send Yule or Winter Solstice cards. 
I have used stages heads, reindeer, mistletoe and woodland scenes and each one has been a unique, one of a kind card!