Wednesday, 17 May 2017

A Card and Gift In One

Todays project is a card and gift in one. As crafters we spend hours making cards for our loved ones for them to end up in the bin after the celebration's have finished. We are all having to tighten our belts and budget and save were we can. This gave me the idea to make a card with a gift attached
Materials List

Silver Luxury silver card pack
Centura Pearl White Card
Sara's Signature Collection are below
Butterfly Lullaby fancy flourishes dies
Butterfly Lullaby flit and flutter die
Floral Delight in bloom die
Shabby Chic filigree flourish
Glamour Flourishing Corner Die
6" round MDF Wreath Blank
Pebeo Silver Gilding Wax
Gems and Pearls From My Stash
Collall Tacky and 3D glue gel
Velcro Self Adhesive Tape

I made a 8" card blank from a sheet of A3 white Centura card. which gave me enough left to die cut the flowers and butterfly's. I attached the Wreath with Velcro to the card so it can easily removed and hug up. I decorated the inside of the card for 2 reasons. 1 to make it more stable because of the weight of the wreath. Plus when making a special card its nice to make it more luxurious.

Thank you for popping over to my crafty space, Hugs Julie x

Monday, 15 May 2017

Gate Fold Diamond Fold Pop Out Card

Todays card is a take on a gate fold card and a diamond pop up card. I have used the diamond fold as a pop out insert. After making it came to me , how fab would it be to add photos. Making it a gift and card in one.
Materials I Used
Luxury Green Card Pack
White Centura Pearl Card
Sara Signature Just For Men 6x6 pad
Die'sire only words With Love On Your Special Day
Sara's Signature Shabby Chic Graceful edge die...
Sara's Signature Shabby Chic Distressed Lattice Embossing Folder
Sara's Signature Butterfly Lullaby Flit and Flutter die
Sara's Signature Butterfly Lullaby Fancy Flourishes
Collall Tacky glue and 3D Glue Gel
Gems from my stash
I made the diamond pop out card with 6" high and 12" wide from a sheet of A3 card using the template below. I'm sorry I cant not remember were I got it from, I would love to credit the original designer, if I can find will link back later. I have had it for several years. Make your gate fold card 1/2 bigger so the pop out sits inside neatly. Look forward to seeing your takes on this card, crafty hugs Julie x

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Crafter's Companion Create A Card Die Set

Hello crafty friends, thank you for popping over today. I love to spend a few relaxing hours designing the layout to make a show stopper of a card for a special person or occasion. But there are days when you want to make a stylish classy card but don't have the time. I can highly recommend Crafter's Companion Create A Card range. You get 6 dies that make beautiful cards. Team them up with some Fancy card blanks and Luxury card.

You will need
Gold Luxury Card stock
Black Card
Fancy card blanks,I used the square centre stepper in white
Rococo Hearts Create a Card die
English Country Garden Lazy Daisy die from Sara's Signature collection
Pebleo Empire Gold gilding wax
Gems and ribbon and seed beeds from my stash
Embossalicious embossing folder

Challenges entered.
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog. #250 Embossing
Crafting For The Craic. Mays challenge is anything goes.
Crafting With Friends. Challenge #43 is anything goes.
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge. #370 is anything goes use some mirror card.
That's Crafty Challenge Blog. This time is a colour theme is back to black

I hope you enjoyed your visit, i look forward to seeing you again soon, Crafty hugs Julie x