Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Special Day Lace

 Hello everyone!! I'm on the Craftwell blog today with this beautiful and elegant wedding card.


If you've followed me for some time now, you'd probably know that I'm a big fan of Amazing Paper Grace dies. I bought this die a while back and never got to use it. I die cut it on Navy card stock and put it on top of white card stock. I tied a bow with silver glitter tulle for some elegance. I stamped the sentiment - it's from an old Just Rite stamp set, with navy ink on white card stock, cut it out and matted with navy card stock. 

How do you like this quick and simple card? Do let me know in the comments. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!!

Monday, August 16, 2021

Tinkerbell Birthday Banner

 Hello everyone!! Welcome back! I'm on the Craftwell blog today, with the banner I made for my daughter's birthday. My daughter wanted a Tinkerbell themed birthday party this year and I decided on making a tree stump cake for her, with Tinkerbell and fairy figurines. I wanted to make a banner that would go well with the cake design. I couldn't find much inspiration on tree stump banners online. So I decided to make my own version. Warning: This is a picture heavy post!


I started by cutting the banners using the outer die from Spellbinders Double Heart Gatefold die set. Then I embossed all the banner pieces with CraftWell Woodgrain Cottage embossing folder. I swiped the Brutus Monroe macchiato ink over the embossed lines. I die cut all the alphabets using Altenew Mega Alphabet dies on gold card stock. I adhered the letters on to the banners with foam tape.


For embellishing the banner, I decided to use flowers. I had a lot of flower dies, some of them were not even used once! What better time to use them than now! So I took out a bunch of die sets from different companies and started die cutting them. My Cut N Boss and SNAP were working full night shifts!


Here are some of the flower/buerfly dies I used : Crafter's Companion - Classic Lily, Crafter's Companion - Chic Butterflies, Karen Burniston - Flower Pot pop up, MFT - Lily, Sizzix - Anthurium, Sizzix - Sweet Pea, Spellbinders - Coreopsis, Spellbinders - Floral Oval, Tutti Designs - Lily Of the Valley. 


My other daughter punched out some leafy vines using a MS punch. I added all these flowers, butterflies and leaves to the banners.


The banner came out exactly the way I envisioned! It looked so pretty on the green/yellow tulle backdrop I had made. If you are short on time, my only advise would be to use those huge floral frames (like the Lily of the Valley or the Floral Oval) instead of making 3D flowers - those 3D flowers will take some time but they are worth every second!

Here's a look at the entire setup with the cake and the cupcakes.

A closer look at the tree stump cake with some cake moss.

Let me know how I did! My daughter absolutely loved the decorations and the cake! Thanks for stopping by today! Have a great day.


Monday, July 19, 2021

Poinsettia on Window

 Hello everyone!! I'm on the Craftwell blog today, with a quick and simple Christmas card. 

I used used Ivory card base for this card. I feel that it gives a more Christmassy feeling to the card :) I die cut the poinsettia layers on red and green cardstock using the Spellbinders Layered Poinsettia die on my Cut N Boss. For the Stained Glass Window die, I used golden colored card stock. The leaves are from the Spellbinders Fern die set. I added some pearls and gems to the arrangement. I didn't want to add a sentiment on the front as I was quite satisfied with this arrangement and didn't want to add more elements.

How do you like my card today? Please do let me know in the comments. Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!!




Monday, June 28, 2021

Climbing Flowers

Hello everyone!! I'm on the Craftwell blog today with a  floral card. I've used the Deck Planks 3D Embossing folders again :)

I die cut the layers of the Altenew Climbing Flowers die set on white card stock on my SNAP and colored the layers with Copics. You can also use different colored card stocks for the layers, but I find this to be easier. I adhered the layers using liquid glue - this is the fun part! I took a piece of brown cardstock and embossed it with the Altenew Deck Planks 3D embossing folder, on my Cut N Boss. Over the embossed card stock, I softly swiped the Brutus Monroe Macchiato ink. Then I cut it into strips of 1/2" width. I took an A2 card base and inked most of the center part with Brutus Monroe Sea ink. Using the embossed strips which now look like wood, I constructed the frame and the trellis. I placed the flowers and leaves with foam tape for some dimension. For the sentiment, I stamped the "Life is Beautiful" from Altenew Climbing Clematis with Macchiato ink on a die cut oval panel and adhered it with foam tape.

How do you like my card today? Please do let me know. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!

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Saturday, June 26, 2021

Hello

 Hello everyone!! Welcome back to my blog. Today I have a beautiful copic colored floral card to show you.

I stamped the Altenew Statement Flowers stamp with grey ink and colored it with Copics. I embossed a brown card stock with Altenew 3D Deck Planks Embossing folder. Then I inked the raised edges with Brutus Monroe Macchiato ink. For the sentiment, I die cut the Fancy Hello on brown cardstock and embossed it with the same embossing folder also. 


How do you like my card today? Please do let me know in the comments below. Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!

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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Yellow Clematis

 Hello everyone!! Welcome back to my blog. Today I have a card using the Climbing Clematis from Altenew.

I recently bought this 3D Deck Planks embossing folder from Altenew and I have to say I'm loving it! I used it to emboss a browns card stock and slightly inked it with Brutus Monroe Macchiato ink to bring out the 3D embossing. I stamped the Climbing Clematis from Altenew with grey ink and colored the image with Copics. The colors are from Altenew Inspiration Challenge. I adhered the embossed 'planks' on to an A2 card base. For the panel with the Clematic, I used foam tape to give it some dimension. I die cut the Fancy Hello on gold card stock and adhered it on to the card. 

What do you think? Do let me know. Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog today. Have a great day!!

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Friday, May 28, 2021

Bouquet of Lilies

 Hello everyone!! Welcome back to my blog. Today I have another card, using the same Lily stamp set from Altenew. 

I started by stamping the Lilies with grey ink on a scrap piece of card stock for no-line coloring. I colored the images with copics and fussy cut them all. I die cut the Moroccan Mosaic die from Altenew on Aqua card stock and then cut it out in to a oval. I adhered it on to an A2 card base and then arranged the lily flowers, buds and leaves in to a bouquet and adhered them down with glue and foam tape for some dimension. For the sentiment, I die cut the 'hello' using Fancy Hello die from Altenew and adhered it below the bouquet. 


How do you like my card today? Please do let me know in the comments below. Thank you for stopping by. Have a great day!

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