When I was looking through my dies recently trying to come up with a card idea I spotted this hat. It reminded me of the hats that students in Finland wear at Vappu (May Day). I believe it is related to graduation, but is in any case a celebratory day for students. So I decided … More Watercooler Wednesday Challenge #152 – Kath’s “All About Occasions” Challenge
I’ve been playing catch-up with my card kits this month. This is actually the fourth card kit post of the month – I shared the October and November kits earlier in the month, and the tag one a couple of days ago. I’m hoping to get the STAMPtember kit sorted in the next couple of … More 10 Cards 1 Kit – SSS Card Kit December 2017
It’s time for the final Watercooler Wednesday Challenge of 2017. This challenge will last two weeks, rather than the usual one, as it goes over the holiday period. Heidi is the host this time, and the challenge is to make a masculine card.
I’ve heard of the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop before, but this is my first time playing along with it. I’ll be honest – I don’t like coffee. I know, it’s terrible of me. But I am partial to hot chocolate which, as I understand it, as an acceptable alternative for the hop. Phew! My first … More Hot Toddy
This week at Merry Monday Colleen has a fun challenge for us, inspired by a pretty inspiration image. She’s asking us to use green and blue on our products, along with white, silver or vellum. I took inspiration from the baubles in the image to create this card.
I really love using vellum on cards. Whether it’s to add a sentiment without covering too much of the background, to give a fun soft background, or even to add a little extra something to help pop the focal image, as on this card. So when I learned that the latest challenge at The Male … More Kitty Love – TMR 74
Most of the time I make a card I work on it from start to finish in one sitting, or at least all in one day. Not so with this one. This was an ongoing project over a few days whilst I’ve been ill – I just didn’t have the energy to work on it … More Autumn Leaves – CIC 431