Saturday, 4 March 2017

Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog launch card

Hello there,
This is my first post for the new Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog, and I'm really pleased to be involved with a team of such talented ladies.

This card is a mix of items from CD crafting and die cutting. I started with a silver 8 x 8 card blank on to which I layered a dark blue mat. I created the image with the fairy and unicorn using CraftArtist 2 and the Fantasy Fairies digikit, and highlighted the wings with clear Wink of Stella. I also printed a background paper from the Snow Queen digikit which I layered on to the dark blue mat on the card.

I used the outer edges dies from the Thank You set of the Tonic Sentiments Collection Dies to cut a dark blue mat and a mat from silver card which matched the card blank, and from an inner edge to cut the image. From the same die set I used the fancy edge from Just a Note to cut the pattern into the silver card. I then layered them all up and attached it to the card using foam pads. I finished it off with a Tonic sentiment and an organza and silver bow.

I hope you like the card, please join us at the Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog. If you've time to leave a comment I'd really appreciate it.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Fairy and unicorn design team

Hello there,
Some really exciting news as I've actually made it on to my first design team and am so chuffed!

It's for the Fairy and Unicorn Challenge Blog which launches on Saturday 4th March at 9.00 AM GMT and will run the first Saturday of the month after that. Each month will have a different theme and all challenges will involve using mythical creatures or animals such as fairies, mermaids, wizards, unicorns etc.

Please check us out - hope you'll be able to join us!


Thursday, 23 February 2017

Kraft card butterfly birthday


Hello,
I wasn't sure about Kraft card to start with but having used it a few times now I'm starting to see how good it can be.

This is a birthday card I've made for a friend. I used an 8 x 8 Kraft card blank and put a black mat onto it. I've just bought a Kraft card pad with all the papers having a black pattern printed on them, so used that for the next mat. I'd nipped into The Works to kill some time and came out with a bag full of goodies - as you do!

I then die cut 4 square black mats and white layers using my Tonic Layering dies. The butterflies were cut from red card using the Tonic Rococo Butterfly Sprig butterfly, and the red sentiment is from the Tonic Miniature Moments Sentiments dies. These panels were added using foam pads to give a bit of dimension.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like the card, and if you've time to leave a comment I'd really appreciate it

I'm entering this into the following challenges:
Win & Tonic: Take Your Pick
Tuesday Throwdown: Favourite embellishment - Butterfly
Seize the Birthday: ATG
Just Us Girls: #381 Red, black and Kraft