Wednesday, 26 December 2012

New Pattern from Ann's Paper Art


Last new patterns from Ann's Paper Art for 2012. This pattern number is a669 and is available now in the webshop. I think that this pattern can be used for many different occasions.
The threads used are  Mettler Polysheen, 1913, 853, 170, 821, 5934.
The decoupage is by Marieke's Design 2618, I think that she is ever so cute.
Dies used are Nellie Snellen Shape Dies SD004, Marianne Creatables LR0224 and Joy Craft 6002/0136.
Hobby dots have been placed in the centre of the flowers which were coloured on the edge using Tim Holtz Distress Ink, Aged Mahogany.


This card was stitched using pattern a670 and is also available from the webshop.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen, 2155, 3761, 3641, 2057.
A sweet little Morehead die cut decoupage 11052-372 has been placed in the centre of a Nellie Snellen Multi Frame, MFD048.
Hobbydots have been placed on the die and around the edge of the card.
I look forward to seeing what new patterns Ann comes up with in 2013.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Christmas Cards


Christmas is getting closer and I have been very busy making some cards. This is a new pattern for 2012 from Ann's Paper Art.  The pattern number is a666.
Threads used are Mettler Polysheen  0622,1903, 3971,3953,3641.
Nellie Snellen MFD028 makes a lovely edge along the bottom of the card, I have also added a few small jewels along the bottom of the die.
Once again I have used Elaine's Christmas Owls #2 decoupage,
Red hobbydot line stickers have been added along the edge.


This is also a new pattern for 2012 from Ann's Paper Art.  The pattern number is a667.
Threads used are Mettler Polysheen, 3761, 0622, 3651, 3541.
Here you also see that I have used the gorgeous Elaine's Christmas Owls #2 once again, although this time I have placed the decoupage on a strip which has been edged with the Martha Stewart Stars Edger punch.
Merry Christmas sticker is from Starform.

Friday, 30 November 2012

Ann's Paper Art New Stitching Challenge


Ann has a new Challenge pattern #a103, I am entering this card in the Challenge Blog.
I have used a cute little Sarah Kay decoupage, I thought that she looked quite at home with the butterflies.
Come and join in the fun the contest runs until 30th November 2012
Every-one that enters can pick a free pattern from Ann's Paper Art Webshop.
This card will remain at the top of my blog till the Challenge is complete.

Sunday, 18 November 2012

Ann's Paper Art Free Pattern


Once again I have used a new free pattern from Ann's Paper Art   a103.
This time I have changed the stitching a little and I am so happy with the end result.
I have gone for a blue theme.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen, 3641, 3963, 3951,3971, 824, 3953.
Spellbinders have a wonderful new die called Fancy Ribbon Threader which I have gentle chalked around the edge in a light blue. I cut a thin piece of blue bazzil and weaved to look like ribbon. A cute little Sarah Kay decoupage has been added to the centre.
I punched out 2 flowers with the Nellie Snellen Floral punch which I also chalked around the edges and the middle and combined amongst the stitching.
Don't forget to go to Ann's Paper Art to get your free pattern and enter the Challenge Blog.
I have entered this card on Ann's Paper Art Forum.

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Christmas Card


Once again with a new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern is a665, this is the second Christmas card I have created with this beautiful pattern.
I have used untraditional Christmas colours for this card and I love the end result.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen 3953, 3641, 1902, 3951, 3971.
I have used red seed beads and blue rice beads.
The cute decoupage is a new Christmas one,  Eline's Christmas Owls #2.
Silver Christmas Starform peel off stickers  #980 have been used in the corners and along the edge.
I would like to enter this card in the challenge at Fadengrafik Challenge Blog.

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Christmas Cards


  A new Christmas pattern from Ann's Paper Art for 2012. The pattern number is a730, this is a wonderful pattern, and I really enjoy stitching it.
I have resized the pattern to fit on the Marianne Creatable LRO234.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen, 824, 1902, 5743.


The pattern number for this card is a665 I really enjoyed stitching this one also.
I have used a couture creation circle die in the centre with a lovely decoupage by Weabko #831.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen, 2905, 315, 5822, 2910.
Hobbdots gold stickers have been placed around the edge of the card.
Gold jewels have been used in place of beads.


Friday, 19 October 2012

Flowers with Love and Best Wishes


This week at Cardmaking Online I have created this lovely card using a Victorian Square die by Couture Creations. To see how to make this card go to Cardmaking Online Blog all products are available from the webshop.

Friday, 5 October 2012

Ann's Paper Art Blog Challenge #2


This is my contribution to the blog chellange.
Come and join the fun at Ann's Paper Art Blog, the theme is to make a card or project using the free stitching pattern, which is available as a download from Ann's Paper Art Blog.
The wonderful prize is a PRECUT and hand embossed set.
Come and join in the fun, you have to be in it to win it
Challenge closes on Wednesday 17th October at 8pm
The winner will be picked randomly.

Easel Card


This week at Cardmaking Online I have created a easel card. I have stitched a lovely pattern from Hobbydol #76. If you would like to read how the easel card was made please visit Cardmaking Online
All products are available from Cardmaking Online Webshop.

Sunday, 30 September 2012

Christmas Card


I am really getting into stuck into making my Christmas cards as I know that it will be here before we all know it.
This is another gorgeous pattern from Ann's Paper Art pattern number is a2059 it was also in Hobby Journaal #80.
The threads used are Scansilk 1870.  Mettler Polysheen 3971, 2830, 3040 and 3211.
Wekabo have released a lovely set of decoupage for this Christmas, they are all in a Purple theme.
I have used 1 from sheet number 831.
I used a Couture Creation Circle Nesting die in the centre which I lightly chalked around the edges.
The corners were cut from Cheery Lynn, Lace Corner Deco J-B175, I think that this die fits perfectly around the pattern.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Christmas Card


A lovely new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern number is a666 and is available in the webshop now.
The threads used are Mettler Polysheen 1903, 5822,5743,0622, 3971.
The gorgeous decoupage is a Morehead die cut 11052-352.
The Christmas peel off sticker is by Starform 8821.

Friday, 21 September 2012

Basket of Flowers, Just For You


This week at Cardmaking Online  I have made a card with a beautiful basket of flowers.
The basket is by Marianne Craftable 1280,which has been slightly  coloured with Victorian Velvet distress ink.
I filled the basket with Marianne Design paper flowers.
The basket of flowers has been placed onto the largest oval by Couture Creations which had been embossed in a Daisy embossing folder before die cutting.
Around the edge of the card I have used a Daisy ribbon sticker and have a attached 2 butterflies and a  Just For You, peel off above the basket.
All products are available from Cardmaking Online webshop.


Monday, 17 September 2012

Friendship Card for Sophia


I created this card for a very special young lady by the name of Sophia.
The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art number a430-a, I loved stitching this card.
The Vievienne butterfly is by Memory Box, along the thorax and the end of the antenna's I have used  Stickles.
Using Couture Creations Nesting Dies, I die cut a circle from glitter card, which fitted perfectly into the centre of the stitching.
Cherry Lynn, Lace Corner Deco J - B175 have been placed around the edge of the card.
Jewels have been added to the centre of the flowers.

Monday, 10 September 2012

Christmas Cards


A beautiful new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern number is a644.
Now I am really on my way to making my Christmas cards.
The threads used are Mettler 7902, Scansilk 4756 and 1842.
The pyramid is a lovely Forever Friends , Christmas Wishes
Christmas stickers by Starform 514, have been added to the corners and along the edge.
Green jewels have been added in the centre of the stitching.


 This card is also made from pattern a644 and I have split the pattern in half and decided to do the edges.
I hope that you like the end result.
The threads used are Mettler 1903, 5822 and Scansilk 1822
The Poinsettia is Marianne Creatables LRO122.
Merry Christmas sticker is by Starform 356.
Gold jewels have been added.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Christmas Card


A beautiful new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the number is a730.
I loved stitching my very first Christmas card.
I guess it is time to start making some Christmas cards and Ann's new patterns has inspired me.
The threads used are Mettler 2500, Mettler 3950,  Mettler 5822 and Scansilk1850.
The corners have been punch with the Martha Stewart Poinsettia corner punch.
Gold sticker lines have been placed around the edge of the white card.

Emelies Design


The card that I have created this week at Cardmaking Online is a gorgeous pattern from Emelie Design, there is a completed set of initials and patterns available from Cardmaking Online
The corner die is by Nellie Snellen and is one of my favourite dies.
Rice beads and seed beads have been used in the stitching pattern.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

New Pattern from Ann's Paper Art


 This is a new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern is a662 and is available now in the webshop.
The decoupage is by LeSuh, 8215.516 and has 6 sets of beautiful flowers.  The peel off stickers is from Starform 1223.  All products are available from  Ann's Paper Art.

Birthday Card


At Cardmaking Online this week I have made a birthday card using the Marianne Creatable LRO202
I adore this die, it gives a lovely effect.
The decoupage is a lovely Prestigious Pearl flower behind the flower I have placed leaves from Marianne Creatables LRO192 which I have added some sparkle to in silver.
The instructions can be found at Cardmaking Online and the products can be bought from Cardmaking Online webshop

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Friendship Card



I bought this gorgeous pattern from Ann's Paper Art and yesterday it arrived in the mail.
I was so excited about stitching it, so I started last night.
The pattern number is a104 and comes with Crafts-Too die and embossing folder.
The stitching is completed with Scansilk 1842 gold
I thought that the Marianne Creatable LRO140 was perfect for the centre. I have added a few jewels.
Papermania Bexley Black paper was used as the background.
Gold shimmer card was used for the main card and also for the centre of the die cut, a lighter colour was used in the cut-outs of the die.

Male Card


I made this card for a hobby friends husband.
The card that I have stitched is another gorgeous pattern by Ann's Paper Art a399.
I have used a combination of  Mettler Polysheen 1342, Scansilk Rayon 1857 and Scansilk Rayon 1840 to give the effect of a multi coloured thread.
I love doing this, as I am able to make up my own colour combination.
The lovely bear is Wellington,  which is a embossed sticker. I  think that he looks so cute reading the paper.  I placed Wellington onto a a circle that I have die cut and embossed using a Couture Creations Nesting Dies.

Mariannes Design Doily Card


My contribution for Cardmaking Online is this lovely card. I have used the Marianne Creatable die LRO130 to die cut the centre doily and also die cut the flower twice, I placed a jewel in the centre of the flower. All the die cuts were cut from the butterfly  sheet.
This sheet contains a selection of butterflies as well as lovely paper. I used one of the butterflies in the centre of the doily
I have attached a daisy ribbon peel-off sticker along the bottom of the card and have used the negative along the top of the card, so nothing is wasted.
All products are available from Cardmaking Online

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Friendship Card


A lovely new Lilly pattern from Ann's Paper Art pattern number is a729.
When I saw this pattern I knew immediately how I wanted to make this card.
Seed beads have been added at the end of the Stamens.
I created a frame with a lovely Cheery Lynn Die, B136 Anastasia Border, the paper used is
Papermania, Capsule Paper Pack, Lincoln Linen.

Friday, 10 August 2012

Stitching Stickers


At Cardmaking Online I have completed a tutorial showing you  how to use Stitching Stickers and I have demonstrated the stitches used.
You can go to the website for all the instructions.
I had loads of fun creating both cards.


Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Ann's Paper Art


A new pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern number is a018.
I loved stitching this beautiful card and couldn't put it down until it was completed
I think it is one that every-one should add to their collection.
The stitching has been completed using 2 different coloured threads combining the colours to give a multi thread look. Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2830 (mauve) and 5822 (green) they match the Yvonne  Creations ( CD10188) decoupage perfectly.
The corner have been stitched using  Maderia Rayon 1033.
The decoupage is placed onto die cut which I cut out with my Nellie Snellen die MFD010 using Bazzill white dotted cardstock and the Milled Lavender Distress ink has been softly inked on the edges.
Joy Craft Decorative Pearls 6020/004 have been added around the edge.
The main cardstock used is Linnenart.



Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Birthday Card


I created this gorgeous birthday card for a lovely hobbyfriend by the name of Sylvia, from Ann's Paper Art Forum.
The lovely pattern is from Ann's Paper Art, a474. I am drawn to the circle patterns.
The swirl stitching has been completed in 2 colours, the purple and green have been combined to look like multi threads.
Using Couture Creation, Nesting Dies I have cut a circle from glitter card to fit into the centre.
The dies have a lovely embossed edge on them.
 Vivienne Butterfly by Memory Box was placed in the centre on the glitter card, along the thorax and ends of the end of the antenna's I have used Stickles.
Cherry Lynn Lace Corner Deco J, B175 have been used around the edge of the card.

Christmas Luxury Card


Last week at Cardmaking Online I created a lovely Christmas card using a Christmas Luxury Layer Card


Monday, 16 July 2012

Butterfly Birthday Card


Last week at Cardmaking Online I created a gorgeous card using All Of A Flutter embossing folder to create the base of my card.  I have used glamour gold  on the inside of the wings and the rest of the small butterfly has been lightly chalked in mauve. Three pink jewels have been added to the butterfly also.
I cut out a oval die  and placed a Happy Birthday peel off sticker in the centre.
 Using a small white card stock I placed a oval glitter sticker on top and using decoupage scissors cut around the outside, I then rubbed on the Joy Plum  transfer and attached to the card with small foam squares.
Around the outside of the card topper I have placed a peel off sticker.
The instructions for this card can be found at Cardmaking Online.

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Friendship Card


I made this lovely Friendship card as part of a lottery game on Ann's Paper Art Forum.
Lucky for me Frances won it and loves purple and Pansies, so the card was perfect.
The pattern stitched is a441 and can be bought from Ann's Paper Art.
The Pansies are by Le Suh 777.400.
Once again I have used a gorgeous corner die by Cheery Lynn, Lace Corner Deco J, B175.
This die is perfect to go around the stitching.

Marianne Design Stencil with Lacé


Last week at Cardmaking Online I created a beautiful card using Marianne Design Star Stencil and a Lacé template.
The Marianne Design Star Stencil has been embossed, I also selected a lovely stitching design from the template, I have repeated the embossing and stitching around the Star stencil
The edges have been slightly distressed using Distress inks, before completing the stitching with a lovely selection of threads.
The Violet Diamond paper is patterned on both sides and is perfect for the Lacé die
I have edged the outside of the Violet Diamond paper with a sticker.
The card has been placed onto one of the new Joy stands.
All products can be purchased at Cardmaking Online.

Monday, 25 June 2012

Friendship Card





Once again another lovely design from Ann's Paper Art the pattern is a646.
I haven't completed all of the stitching as I decided to add a gorgeous decoupage from
 Yvonne Creations HJ7051 therefore I left a opening at the bottom.
I embossed a piece for the centre and cut with my circle cutter.
The flowers are from Cherry Lynn, Darling Daisies A196, I added a pearl in the centre of the flowers.
The new Cherry Lynn, Lace Corner Deco J, B175, fits perfectly around the page.
I sent this card to Karin and I am sure that she loved it. 

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Friendship Card


Another gorgeous design from Ann's Paper Art a920 which can be found in the Stitching Sheet book #19.
I loved stitching this pattern I just adore the circle patterns they are my favourite.
I added little seed beads amongst the stitching.
The decoupage is a lovely pyramid by Janneke Brickman  JBS158.
Once again I have added beautiful corner dies by Cheery Lynn,
 Lace Corner Deco B, B162


Friendship Card

This is another wonderful design from Ann's Paper Art a435.
I was asked to create a card in the colours of blue and green.
The Hydrangea decoupage is a Mariekes Design #2376,
I thought that it fitted in very well with the colour scheme.
I then posted this lovely card of to José.
José was the lucky person that asked me to stitch this pattern,
 but was unaware that I was also going to send it to her.

Friday, 15 June 2012

Snoesjes Flower Card


This week at Cardmaking Online I have created a delightful card using Anita's shape blank flower card and Snoesjes flower decoupage
I photocopied the blank card, reduced it by 10%.
The card has been covered using gold glitter card stock.
I cut the petals from the photocopy and adhered to the diamond paper and cut them out into tear drop shapes to form the petals
The decoupage is a very cute Snoesjes, I think that they are adorable.
A larger circle has been cut also from the gold glitter card stock.  Which has then had a pink card place on top.
The Snoejes decoupage has then been completed on top, when finished I have attached using foam squares to the centre of the card.
All products are available from Cardmaking Online

Monday, 28 May 2012

Hobbydols 65

This week at Cardmaking Online I have created 2 cards from Hobbydols 65, these are amazing little  books with lot's of inspiration.
The cute decoupage is by Femma Design.
The  Happy Birthday die is by Marianne Creatables LR0223.
The lovely corner die is also by Marianne Creatables LR0215, which has had glitter glue added on the embossing.
I have stitched using Chrissie Threads, small beads have also been added to the stitching as indicated by the pattern.
Small gems have been placed in the centre of the stitching design.



The second card that I have created from Hobbydols 65 is another lovely one.
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The peel of stickers by Starform 1034 were placed onto the card first. A transfer sheet was used to pick up 2 sets of pieces left behind from the orginal sticker to complete the corner near the stitching.



The decoupage is by LeSuh 538 which has been placed on a oval that has been created using a sticker by Starform 1146.
I placed the sticker onto card stock then cut out, before placing the decoupage onto the oval which I have coloured using 2 different coloured green chalks, it has given a lovely effect.
 The oval has been placed onto the card using foam squares



Thank-you so very much for looking at my cards

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Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Butterfly Card

I created this butterfly card for the May competition on Ann's Paper Art Forum.
The pattern number is a609 and is available from Ann's Paper Art.
Instead of stitching the flowers I decide to use die cut ones.
 I have used a collection of Cheery Lynn dies to complete the flowers,
 Stacker Flowers #2 and Darling Daisies.
Memory Box, Viviene Butterfly
In the centre of the flowers I have added a pale green Joy Pearl






Just For You

This week at Cardmaking Online I have created a card using the La Fleur Stencil EE3431, I have gone around the complete card with the stencil.
The flowers are by Colour Me Crazy, Crochet Doilies which I have mist to add colour as these come in white.
 Pearl Brads have been added to the centre of the flowers.
The swirls are die cut from Marianne Creatable LRO116.
The sentiment is computer generated and then die cut, I have chalked around the edge with pink.
The topper has been placed on Mirri Card, the main card is Violet.
All products can be purchased from Cardmaking Online
Come and have a look at Cardmaking Online Blog and gather some ideas

 

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Birthday Card

I made this card for a lovely lady in England by the name of Sue (Supernan).
I have stitched another beautiful pattern from Ann's Paper Art  a645.
The pattern has been stitched directly onto Especially For You paper by Me To You.
All the dies are by Cheery Lynn Designs, B129, B162, B164, F-1.
The flowers and leaves have been chalked.
Small gems have been added around the out-side.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Birthday Card

This birthday card was made for my gorgeous daughter she just loves the House Mouse.
I have once again stitched a beauitiful pattern from Ann's Paper Art  a291, I have only used half of the pattern on the card.
Sticker is by House Mouse
Cherish Border by Memory Box has been used along the bottom which I coloured with Glimmer Mist.
Happy Birthday is by Marianne Creatable LRO223 these are very useful dies
Gems and bow have also been added.



Birthday Card



I made this birthday card for José.
 I stitched a beautiful pattern from Ann's Paper Art pattern # a291 which can also be found in Stitching Sheets #6.
The corners are punched using Martha Stewart, String Lace corner punch.
Joy cutting and embossing stencil 6002/0028 gives a lovely effect around the flowers by LeSuh 777.380
Gems have been added amoungst the stitching and sticker lines along the edge.


Sunday, 6 May 2012

Snoesjes Christmas Card


This week at Cardmaking Online I have created a card using a pattern by Ann's Paper Art.
The die cut is a Marianne Craftable Rectangle which has been slightly inked using Distress Ink along the edge.
The decoupage is a very cute Snoesjes.
Marianne Craftable again has been used to make the flower in the corner.
All products are available from Cardmaking Online.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Birthday Card

I made this card for a lovely lady by the name of Trish.
I stitched a beautiful pattern from Ann's Paper Art the pattern number is a232.
The corners have been die cut using Nellie Snellen MFD027, I just love this die it is very versatile.
The gorgeous decoupage is by Marieke Design, Wekabo nr.636.
Along the edges I have used stickles gold and I have also added a few gems amongst the stitching to finish the card of.


Sunday, 22 April 2012

Karin's Creation

This week at Cardmaking Online I have created a card using a lovely pattern by Karin's Creation KC001.
I have used Seed Beads and Rice Beads to complete the stitching
After completing the stitching I have used a  Marianne Creatable die LRO131 to create the centre piece.
In the centre of the flower I have used a pearl brad and along the edges of the petals I have used Glitter Glue which gives it a lovely effect.
All products can be purchased from Cardmaking Online


   This shows a much better picture picture of the flower