Showing posts from August, 2020

There's Gnome place like home!

Hi Crafty friends! I'm back today to share with you a card made for a work colleague who just bought a new house! I struggled for a while to decide on what to create for this card however Time for Tea Designs has just had a new release which includes a fabulous Windmill die set which I knew matched some of my existing stamp sets so would be just perfect. As always all product links can be found at the end of my post 😊 I decided to use partial of the windmill to create a house look. I already had in mind that I would be using Gnomes for this card so I needed to create a toadstool house to be the centre focus. There are many great die sets out there on the market that do just that already for you however I wanted to show you how versatile this Windmill Die set can be. I started by die cutting the main section with the door and the roof on alcohol friendly cardstock. The reason I chose to do this is so I could colour it up how I wanted however this could work with coloured cardst

Singing in the rain

Hi Crafty Friends, I am so glad you found my blog. I am excited to be able to share with you not just my first blog here but my first blog with a guest design post for MelonPeach Stamps. MelonPeach are a brand new digital stamp company on the market with some great options already available online. As always you will be able to find all product links used and where to purchase them at the end of my post. I'm starting with this super cute Dapper Boy image. As soon as I saw him I had this idea come to my mind, I started by printing my image on my favourite alcohol marker friendly cardstock. I coloured him up using Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. For the skin, hair and shoes I've used Tri Blends (Fair Skin Blend + Red Brown Blend), for the clothing and hat I used IG9, IG7 + IG5 from the older range. Next it was time to create my scene, this is something completely out my comfort zone - drawing and colouring my own background not just with distress inks and stencils which is