Friday, 28 July 2017

Mannequin Cards

Hello

For these cards I have used Kaszazz Mannequin and Notions stamp sets.


For this card I stamped and white embossed oatmeal card with sweet florals background then stamped the mannequin and fussy cut it out. It was then mounted over the stamped base.  The flowers are coloured with watercolour pencils.


Here, the notions have been stamped on to oatmeal card with black ink and the panel embossed. The mannequin is stamped on to patterned paper then fussy cut and mounted.


The background panel is treated the same as previously. Diamond background was stamped to ivory card then the mannequin stamped and fussy cut. Lace border was stamped to pink card then cut out and fixed over the ivory piece. Washi tape, ribbon, brads, pearls and gems were used to finish off.

I hope you find these designs inspiring.

Till next time
be happy
BaRb


Monday, 24 July 2017

Angled Easel Cards

Hello

This time I am sharing a couple of angled easel cards, recently created







This card is a double angled easel design.

Stamps used are Poppies from Kaszazz.

A panel of paper has been added inside to write your message.





For this card, the paper and stamps are from Stampin'up,

The flourish die is from Kaszazz and the flowers have been created using Tim Holtz tattered florals die.

Again, a panel was added for a message.
A little inspiration for when you want something different.

Till next time
be happy
BaRb

Monday, 17 July 2017

Pretty Cards

Hello

On going through my paper drawer I discovered this small pack of Melissa Frances papers and a die cut sheet. These pretty cards are the result.


 


 




After punching a few paper edges and adding a couple of die cut shapes
I  simply added ribbons, lace, flowers & leaves, brads, gems and Stickles glitter glue.
Finished

Till next time
be happy
BaRb



Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Spiral Notebooks...

Hello,

Today I am sharing with you a selection of covered spiral notebooks, different sizes and styles. I have used a variety of dies, stamps, papers and embellishments to decorate the covers...

Spirals on the side - various themes...



Spirals at the top - masculine themed...


Cats...


Owls...


These are a quick and easy project. I keep the embellishments fairly flat, so you can easily carry the notebook in your bag/purse etc.

Hope you have a great day planned,
visit us again soon,
Shell
xox

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Fairy Cards

Hello

I do not usually do fairies, but I absolutely love the woodland critters. Of course they really go together.
These cards have been created with the adorable Forest Fairies and Friends from Kaszazz. Who could resist them?




 All stamping has been done with archival ink, and shading with distress ink.  Stamped panels are matted on to silver foil card and fixed to coloured card bases. Stickles glitter glue has been used on all cards, and rhinestones and ribbon add to the detail.                                         Each of the cards has an image stamped, fussy cut and mounted above the others. The first card has the squirrel and the squat mushroom. The second has the squirrel and the coloured mushroom cap. The third has the fox.                      



This fourth card is along the same theme but in a different colourway.
All cards have stamped corresponding inserts and envelopes.

I hope you enjoy this little trip to the fairy forest.
Till next time
Be happy
BaRb

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Darkroom Door Blue Butterfly Cairns/Australia Cards...

Hello,

Following is a selection of Butterfly cards I have created using Darkroom Door's Butterfly stamp set. After stamping the butterflies with black ink, I have coloured them using Copic B29 Ultramarine, then covered them in glossy accents.









These cards are fantastic for visitors to Cairns and have been great for Thank-you cards for when travelling overseas.



Hope to see you again soon,
Shell
xox

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Cascade Cards

Hello

These are a couple of cascade cards made recently



This first card is an interlocking design, and designed to fit into a regular sized envelope.
The front, back and inside panels are covered in patterned paper, and a panel added to the back for a message. The flower, banner and sentiment dies are from Kaszazz. The butterfly stamp and punch is from Stampin'up.






This second card uses a vine die from Kaszazz and flower and butterfly stamps and punches from Stampin'up.
Rhinestones, stickles, and glossy accents have been added to both cards.

Till next time
Be happy
BaRb