6 Quick Christmas Cards

I got very inspired by a blog post from last month by my friend Therese Calvrid ( Lost In Paper blog ) when I decided to start my Christmas cards for this year....I really liked how she made the fantastic backgrounds for her cards by repeat stamping...I think it's a great way to get into the swing of festive cardmaking...especially for someone like me who had yet to make a start.. :)

Diwali Cards Using Altenew Candle Light Stamp Set

Today I'm sharing 3 Diwali cards....Diwali is on the 7th of November this year and if you didn't know already, it is the biggest Hindu festival - also known as the festival of lights...and I was so happy when Altenew came up with the most versatile stamp set called Candle Light which has images of some layering candles, tealights and an earthen lamp as well as some really wonderful sentiments..I had been waiting for a set like this for quite sometime now..

Lawn Fawn Birthday Fairies

I was in the mood to create a bright and cheerful card and thought these cute Lawn Fawn fairies would be just perfect for it...I also used the woodgrain background die for the background panel, on which I applied some oxide inks for a magical look..

From All Of Us

I really loved the layering stamp sets by Clearly Besotted I have used so far, so I got another one...this one is called Pure Poppies...very easy to layer and such great results as well...I also used a rectangle die to add a bit of texture and pattern to the background...

Stay Awesome My Friend

I am sharing a card for all my awesome friends today...I have connected with so many amazing and talented crafters all over the world and even though I haven't been able to post anything on my blog for almost a month now, these lovely friends have been inspiring me with their beautiful creations...
I have been making cards - and even started on Christmas cards - but haven't been able to click pictures of these cards for my blog posts...but with the days getting longer, I am hoping that I will be able to keep up with things from now on...

Huge Birthday Wishes

I'm sharing a cute card today which was very quick to make as well...I have used the MFT grassy edges stencil in this card and I love how it adds depth to the card with actually adding all the layers...which means that it is very very post friendly.. :)

I started by adding the grassy edges on a plain white front panel... I haved used various Distress inks with the stencil...I then used a large stitched rectangle die to emboss a border around the panel and then adhered this panel to a plain white card base....
Next, I stamped the giraffe, elephant and little bird images on a separate piece of cardstock and coloured them in using my Zig pens...once dry, I die cut them and adhered them to my card front using some adhesive foam underneath...I also applied some Nuvo glaze on these die cuts for a bit of shine..

Finally, I stamped the sentiment using black ink and added a few jewels to embellish my card..

Thank you so very much for stopping by my blog today...I haven't been able to …

Be Happy

Today's card started with the colourful background that I created using the Perfect Vine stencil and some Distress Oxide inks....I wanted the background to stand out so decided to use die cut words from black glitter cardstock for the sentiment...

World's Greatest Daddy

With Father's Day coming up in a few days time(2nd September in Australia), I thought to make and share a card for the occasion...I chose the cute dragons from Mama Elephant stamps for my card and the background was pretty quick to create too...before I begin to tell you more about my card, here's wishing a very Happy Father's Day to all the awesome dads out there...!!

Bright Birthday Card Using Altenew Ornamental Flower

Finally I got a bit of time to update my blog...thank you all for your patience....especially my crafty friends who got concerned for me...let me assure you that all is well and I just got too busy for a bit....even though I am still making cards, I just couldn't find the time to update my blog for the past few today I'm sharing a birthday card with bright flowers and a soft background that I have made using the Distress blending brushes....

I started by applying wilted violet and squeezed lemonade Distress Inks with the blending brushes on a piece of white smooth cardstock....I splattered some water for effect and once dry, I adhered it to a plain white card base...
Next, I stamped the beautiful ornamental flowers and leaves layering stamps on a separate piece of white cardstock using Altenew crisp inks...for the leaves I used sweet leaf, just green, hunter green and evergreen and for the flowers I used sunkissed, orange cream, firebrick, autumn blaze,citrus burst…