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Cards Created with Images from #thedailymarker30day Challenge

Day 10 – “You’re a hoot” stacked rectangles card
Stamp by Your Next Stamp (retired)

Day 14 – “Feel Better Soon” card for the best Teaching Assistant ever!
“Get Well Gang” stamp and die set by W Plus 9 Design

Day 9 – “Zen Bouquet / Zen Flowers” Note Card by Honey Bee Stamps

Day 13 – Halloween-themed birthday card
“Happy Snappy Crocs” stamp and die set by Heffy Doodle


Guest Designing for Gerda Steiner Designs

Hello crafty friends! I’m over the moon to be guest designing for Gerda Steiner Designs today and I have a fun video for you in which I’ll be sharing the way I go about two fun techniques:

  1. sketching my own background scenes, and
  2. creating an easy-peasy Chibitronics light circuit.

To create my card project I used an adorable stamp set from their most recent release (Fall/Winter 2017) called “Little Christmas Reindeer“. The cute reindeer on it is absolutely darling, but it was one of the two little birds on the set that inspired this card design, since it reminded me of that short film by Pixar called “For the Birds” (do Google it if you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s hilarious!)

This interactive light-up card is also a great design if you’re only just starting with Chibitronics, since (as you can see in my process video), my circuit is easy-peasy to replicate!

So make yourself a cuppa of your favourite drink, sit back and start getting into the holiday season with this Christmas in September video tutorial. Until next time!

My first #thedailymarker30day Challenge

Hello Crafty Friends! As many of you will know, the 8th edition of Kathy Racoosin’s colouring challenge starts today! I’m excited to be taking part in it for the very first time. As a mummy of two under 5’s, wife, friend and full-time professional, this is quite a commitment for me! So I hope I’ll be able to keep up. I’m pinning this post to the top of my blog during the month of September and I plan on sharing my daily coloured images with you here and on Instagram. Are you joining in too? Let me know! I’d love to see your colouring too…

If you’re curious about the cards I create using these images, click here to check them out!

Day 1 – Stamp by JM Creation (Colour Pencils)

Day 2 – “Summer Friends” stamp set by Pretty Pink Posh (Copic Markers)

Day 3 – “Boo Stamp Set” by Waffle Flower Crafts (Copic Markers)

Day 4 – “Magical Mermaids” and “Oceans of Joy” stamp sets by Sunny Studio Stamps (Copic Markers)

Day 5 – “Winter Friends” stamp set by Pretty Pink Posh (Copic Markers)

Days 6, 7 and 8 life got in the way!!!

Day 9 – “Zen Bouquet / Zen Flowers” Note Card by Honey Bee Stamps
(Colour pencils)

Day 10 – Stamp by Your Next Stamp (Colour Pencils)

Days 11 and 12 were too busy for crafting, but I was back for…

Day 13 – “Happy Snappy Crocs” and “Unbearable Without You” stamp sets
by Heffy Doodle Stamps (Colour Pencils)

Day 14 – “Get Well Gang” stamp set by W Plus 9 Design (Colour Pencils)

Day 15 – FINISHED “Zen Bouquet / Zen Flowers” Note Card by Honey Bee Stamps (Colour pencils) (See day 9 for the start of this project)

Day 16 – Argh! No time again…

Day 17 – “Little Christmas Reindeer” stamp set by Gerda Steiner Designs

Days 18 and 19 – I made cards with some of my coloured images and didn’t manage to colour much more (sad face).

Day 20 – “Beary Happy Birthday” stamp set by My Favorite Things (Copic Markers)



Cele-bear-ate Mask-athon featuring Heffy Doodle

Hi everyone! And welcome to my last Heffy Doodle post of the month. Today I have 3 good reasons to “cele-bear-ate”: (1) it’s Friday!, (2) it’s my son’s last day at nursery school, (3) with 3 days left ahead on the Heffy Doodle Kickstarter Campaign, there are already 228 of us who will soon be playing with Heffy Doodle’s beautiful designs in just a few weeks. It’s been a pleasure taking part in the Heffy Doodle launch campaign and bringing you some inspiration throughout this month. I hope you’ve enjoyed my projects too!

I’m keeping today’s post short and sweet, since I’ve got a video tutorial for you all about stamp masking (in fact, it’s a bit of a “mask-athon”!) If you have any questions about any of the products or techniques I use, please don’t hesitate to get in touch through my contact form.

In today’s project I simply wanted to remind you that if there is no reason to hold back from adding a stamp set to your collection simply because you already own a set from a different company with a similar theme (as if we needed an excuse to buy more crafty goodies, right?!) Most of the times you’ll be able to mix and match sentiments and images from the various sets and you’ll actually end up getting more out of your supplies. Not to mention the joy you’ll be bringing to your crafty heart!

I hope you enjoy today’s card and video, and that your weekend is also full of reasons to cele-bear-ate!

(To check out Sandy Allnock’s hex chart, click here.)

A3-sized mini cards featuring Heffy Doodle

Hello crafty friends! Since Heffy Doodle took over the internet on the 15th of July 2017 with an AMAZING line-up for their first ever blog hop, I feel there isn’t really much need for an introduction at this stage. But in case you haven’t checked out this fun new company’s first release and pre-ordered your favourite items yet, all I will say is you have until the 31st of July to do so at a preferential rate through their Kickstarter campaign page… So what are you waiting for?! :o)

This time I’ve created a bunch of little A3-sized mini cards -half of an A2-sized card (which is 4.25 by 5.5 in)- and have drawn my inspiration inspiration from various projects by a number of other blog hop participants: emboss resist Distress Oxide backgrounds from Justine’s project, “Care Bear” from Laura’s card and the idea for the “mini cards” from Lesley.

As for most of us, time is a precious commodity for me! So what I think I enjoyed most about making these mini cards was the possibility of making 4 of them in the time it would have normally taken me to make 1 or 2.

To create these wee babies, I cut an A4 piece of cardstock in 2 before stamping it with Versamark ink, clear heat embossing it, and ink blending on it with two colours of Distress Oxide inks. After that, all I did was die-cut 4 little scalloped background panels out of that long piece of cardstock using my Waffle Flower Lacy Layers 2 Die set and… voilà! Four little babies came together in the time it would have usually taken to make 2!

I hope you enjoyed today’s project and that it inspires you to create your own mini A3-sized paper hugs too. Until next time!