Sunday, 20 November 2016

Christmas Cards

Christmas is not very far away!!! 
The cards below are very quick and easy to stitch and are available from 

Ann's Paper Art a743

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0821, 2101, 5833.
I have added stickers also.

Ann's Paper Art  a744.

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 3951, 3971, 3853.
Die is by Findit, Yvonne Creations "Playful Winter" TCD10017.
Pearls and stickers have also been added.



I do hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Sunday, 6 November 2016

New Stitching Sheet

A wonderful new Stitching Sheet by Ann's Paper Art just in time for Christmas.
The pattern is quick and easy and comes with 3 different decoupages.

Stitching Sheet "Christmas and Gifts" ss10015


 Ann's Paper Art SS10015

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0824, 2101.
Memory Box,  Bauble Snowflake Ornament
Peel offs have also been added.

Ann's Paper Art SS10015

I have also made one into a non Christmas card.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0832, 5833
Decoupage by Marianne design Tiny IT565
Flowers created with Nellie Snellen punch
Pearls and Peel offs have also been added.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Christmas Cards

Christmas is on it's way, I have created 2 new Christmas cards with a new pattern 
by Ann's Paper Art a118 which is available from the webshop now

  Ann's Paper Art a118

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0853,1921, 5833
Decoupage by Precious Marieke - Rustic Christmas CD10562
Leaves - Marianne Design Craftables Ivy Corners CR1253
Hobbydots and stickers have also been added.

Ann's Paper Art a118

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0853, 1921, 5833
Decoupage by Precious Marieke _ Charming Christmas CD10528
Hobbydots and stickers have also been added.


I hope that every-one is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Saturday, 5 November 2016

Christmas Scene a744

Ann has been very busy this month creating patterns ready for the Festive Season.
This wonderful new Festive pattern a744 is now available from 
Ann also has a wonderful selection of Winter backgrounds that are perfect!

Ann's Paper Art a744

I love this pattern and really enjoyed watching it grow as I stitched it.

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0853, 0861, 0945, 1921, 5933.
Stitched onto Marianne Design LR0376.
Merry Christmas die by Cheery Lynn B186.
Background card by Maja Design, "A Gift For You - my dear friend"

This is also available as a quick and easy set Ann's Paper Art.



Enjoy your weekend it is going to be hot here in sunny Queensland.

Thank you for coming by and looking at my Craft Cupboard.




Friday, 4 November 2016

Hobbyjournaal 140




Ann has made a contribution in this months Hobbyjournaal 
which is available from Ann's Paper Art webshop



 A beautiful new pattern by Ann's Paper Art.
This pattern is very versatile, you can either stitch the complete
 pattern or part of the pattern and it can be used for any occasion.

Hobbyjournaal 140

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0821, 2101, 5833.
Village Christmas die by Precious Marieke PM10037.

Hobbyjournaal 140

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 1133, 1344, 5934.
Rustic Christmas decoupage is by Precious Marieke CD10565.
I coloured the background with Joy! crafts colouring chalks. 
Merry Christmas sticker and hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that every-one is having a wonderful week.
The shops are all full of Christmas decorations here in Australia.
In QLD Summer is well and truly on it's way.
Thank you  for coming by and looking at My Craft Cuboard.



Sunday, 16 October 2016

Friendship Card


My Friendship card for September was created for Petra.
We were asked to make a card with butterflies.
I choose a pattern from Hobbyjournaal 122 "Chrissie"
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0542, 3853, 5833.
I added a cute image by Precious Marieke ~ Springtime ~ CD10620.
Peel offs and hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that every-one is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Sunday, 25 September 2016

New Pattern a120

This is the 3rd new pattern for September and is available from


When I saw this new pattern I knew straight away how I wanted to create my card.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0311, 0842, 6141, 2152,2250.
Hearts were diecut with Marianne Design, CR1322 
Hobbydots have been added around the edge of the circle.


Christmas is just around the corner and I took the opportunity with the new 
pattern to create a Christmas card.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0311,1514,3971,5833.
Die by Marianne Design- LR0112.

Spring has sprung it is very warm around 27deg today.
It looks like we might be in for a long hot Summer!
I hope that every-one is having a wonderful weekend.

Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Monday, 19 September 2016

New Pattern a119

This is the second new  pattern for the month of September and is available from 


I had loads of fun creating this special card which I am keeping aside
 for my husbands birthday. shhhhhhhh it's a secret.....lol.....
The threads are Mettler Polysheen 0176, 0853, 1133, 2674.
Decoupage is by Marianne Design "Matties Beautiful Sea" MB0150.
The Nautical die is by Marianne Design LR0417,
 I added Creative Expression Gilding Wax, Pewter to give a aged effect.
Hobbydots have also been added.



I enjoy creating Christmas cards with the new patterns.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0771, 0874, 2241, 6133.
Decoupage by Marieke  "Rustic Christmas" CD10564.
Merry Christmas created with a Cheery Lynn die B186.
Hobbydots have also been added.


It doesn't feel like Spring here we have had quite a bit of rain,
which is good for the farmers. Hopefully we will get some sun shortly.
I hope that you all have a wonderful week. 

Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Friday, 9 September 2016

New Pattern a118

Ann has created 3 beautiful patterns for this month they are
 a118, a119 and a120.
Go and visit the webshop and see all of the exciting new crafty toys for this month.
I have created both of my cards for Christmas.


The above card has been created with the following ingredients.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen, 1902 & 4952.
Image is by Marianne Design Marianne Design, Winter White- EWK1226.
Peel off stickers have also been added around the outer edge.


The above card has been created with the following ingredients.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0824, 1921, 5833.
Beautiful decoupage by Ann's Paper Art, APA3D003
Peel off stickers have also been added around the outer edge.

Spring has sprung here in Queensland and all of the flowers are coming out.
Looking forward to some warmer days at the moment it is a little damp.
I hope that every-one is having a lovely week.

Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Sunday, 28 August 2016

Friendship Card


My Friendship card for August was created for Robyn and we were 
asked to create a card in Autumn colours.
The pattern is by Jenine Langenholf-Siemerick and I found the
 pattern in the Hobbyjournaal Yearbook 2013-2014.

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0352, 1115, 1133, 1921.
I used a cute decoupage by Marianne Design which I thought was
 perfect for Autumn.
Die by Marianne Design DF3409.

I live in the Southern Hemisphere and I and I am looking forward to Spring.

Enjoy you week, thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Friendship Card


My Friendship card for July was for Sue we were asked to create a card 
in shades of mauve / purple. 
I should have loaded it much earlier, it has been a very busy month.
Sorry it isn't a good picture, I should have taken a photo as scanning it has put a lot
 of shadow on it due to the pearls.

The pattern is from Hobbydol 166  by Chrissie.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0182, 2830, 2920.
Image by Precious Marieke CD106670.
Die by Marianne Design  CR1250.
"Just for You" by Marianne Design LR0224.
Pearls, butterflies and hobbydots have also been added.

I really enjoyed creating this card, although I have noticed that one 
of the hobbdots shouldn't be there :( 

Enjoy your Sunday.
Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

New Pattern by Ann's Paper Art a117

This is the second new pattern for August.
The pattern is a117, you have a choice of 3 patterns on the sheet,
either hearts, flowers or stars.

 Decoupage by Precious Marieke CD10617,
 Die by Marianne Design CR1250 & CR1354.

Die by Marianne Design LR0344, 
Flower by Creative Expression "Cornflower"1424.

The Reindeer Ornament is by Cottage Cutz.


Thank-you for coming by and having a look at My Craft Cupboard.
I appreciate it very much.
Have a wonderful week.




Thursday, 4 August 2016

New Pattern by Ann's Paper Art


Ann has released 2 new patterns this month. The first pattern is a116.
You can purchase the pattern and dies from Ann's Paper Art webshop.


I have created the above card using the Joy! Crafts 6002/0404 butterfly die
 along the edge.


The above card is created with Marianne Creatables  LR0413 ( Cotton and Lace).


It is hard to believe that it is August already.....Oh I wonder where the year has gone.
I am looking forward to Spring arriving.

Thank-you for coming by and looking at my Craft Cupboard.



Monday, 27 June 2016

Friendship Card


My June friendship card was especially created for Annalie.
The pattern is Karin's Creations KC106.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0232, 2832, 3040, 3251.
Image is by Marianne Design MB0152.
Hello by Poppystamps die 1440
Edge die by Sue Wilson, Gemini Collection, CED4420.

I hope that every-one enjoys the coming week.
Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



 

Sunday, 26 June 2016

New pattern for the men


This month Ann has created a pattern with men in mind.
The pattern is a742 and is available from the webshop.
I stitched the pattern with Mettler Polysheen 2674.
I used Tim Holtz Alterations "on the edge" for the boarder.
I also added a few circles to finish the card off.
Pattern paper by Doody. 

Ann has also made a quick and easy set with the pattern.

Winter is here!!! it has been a cold and chilly weekend.
Last night we had the fire roaring away.
Although the days are full of sunshine.

Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard. 


Saturday, 28 May 2016

Free!! New Pattern a741

A women can never have enough handbags, just like a person that enjoys stitching cards can never have enough patterns!!
If you are, then head off to Ann's new homepage and download the new FREE stitching pattern by Ann's Paper Art along with other FREE stitching patterns.
This new design is perfect to add a POP of colour using one of the new 3D decoupage sheets with artwork  by Moonbeam1212.
The new series decoupage sheets with the additional FREE stitching pattern, are available for purchase in craft stores now!!

This is the card that I created with the new pattern a741.


Threads are Mettler Polysheen 1332, 2550, 2810, 2912, 3045.
3D decoupage APA3D010.
Marianne Design Craftables CR1332 & CR1354.
Tattered Lace embossed background.

 Sue from Stitch-a Greeting has also stitched 2 cards with the new pattern.

If you haven't tried stitching on card give it a go, it is easy to get hooked on this delightful craft.

Enjoy your weekend.

Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Saturday, 21 May 2016

Friendship Card


This month I created my friendship for Frances from New Zealand.
The pattern is by Jenine Siemerink and can be found in Hobbyjournaal 87.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0630, 2155, 5833, 6051.
New die by Marianne Design LR0413. Butterfly die CR1354.
Decoupage by Amy Design "Spring Garden" CD10607.
The die and decoupage are both available from Ann's Paper Art webshop till sold out.
Twine and beads have also been added to complete the card.


I hope that you all have a lovely week.
Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Monday, 9 May 2016

Birthday Card


On Mother's Day our daughter celebrated her birthday.
It is hard to believe that another year has flown by so quickly
 and she is another year older.
The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art  a941 which can also be found in Stitching Sheets 22.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2905, 3151, 3652, 5531.
Along the edges I have used Marianne Design LR0396.
Beautiful decoupage is Amy "Spring Garden" CD10609.
Background card is Janneke Brinkman - Salentijn.
Stickers and hobbydots have been added.


Thank-you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.
I hope that you all have a wonderful week.