This week at Watercooler Wednesdays Heidi is hosting our all about occasions challenge! And given that today is Valentine’s I decided to share a set of Valentine’s notecards I created with the Simon Says Stamp Foodie Friends stamp set, which came in the recent Valentine’s card kit. Advertisements
Today was one of those days that I just wanted to paint some flowers. So I did! I’d had the rough idea for this card in my mind for a while now, and it was really fun to actually make it at last.
Today’s card is actually two cards! I’ve been wanting to try this technique of mixing and matching two similar but contrasting images ever since I saw the technique done by one of the YouTubers I follow. Given that I created all the elements twice in order to have the contrasting halves, I figured I may … More Everyday Wonder Woman
A few weeks ago I offered to make a bunch of thank you cards as a wedding gift for a family member. The idea being that they can then use the thank you cards to send out to people who give them wedding presents. I’ve been mulling over some ideas for a while, and finally … More Pop-Up Butterfly Thanks
Today I made a Christmas card. It’s not the card that’s been prodding my mind waiting to be made, but that one can wait. I do like this Father Christmas stamp – it’s actually the only stamp I have (that I can think of) of a person, and I did have fun colouring it!
Today I experimented with using my Distress Inks for some watercolouring. I only have four Distress Ink colours, so whilst I really wanted to colour the flowers a bright, vibrant pink I had to settled for more muted purple tones instead.
I had a lot of fun making this card. I had a rough idea what I wanted to make when I started on it, and it all came together brilliantly. There were a couple of issues along the way, mostly with fussy cutting the monkeys – they’re very fiddly! – but nothing too frustrating.