Monday, 28 July 2014

"A pocket full of posies" 8x8 card.

Good evening, hope you have all had a lovely day with this gorgeous weather. Had a lovely day today, so delighted that francos cafe in Carnoustie are now stocking my card to sell to help raise money for Crohn's and colitis and dogs trust uk. I'm so excited about this new chapter. So please pop in and have a look. Take some time to yourself and have a cuppa. 
 I have made this card using Hunkydorys latest collection Radiant Roses. The products I have used are as followed.
Hunkydory products;
 Pink posy topper sheet.
 Coordinated background card.
 Dark pink adorable scorable.
 8x8 card blank.
 Gold mirri card.
 Gold foiled acetate.
 Gold foiled butterflies acetate. 
 Gold gems.
 3D foam pads.
 Silicone glue.
 Double sided tape.

Craig x

Sunday, 27 July 2014

"A Gigantic World" A4 BFG card

This card featuring The BFG is is alar to the willy wonk card as in its a concept card but A5. I have changed this slightly still keeping the "invitage" concept but making it a large A4 card using coordinated background papers that's also part of the whole collection. 
 The products I have used are as followed;
DoCrafts products used;
 A5 book concept card.
 A4 black text background paper.
 A4 postage stamp background paper.
 Black text bow.
 The BFG letter stickers.
Additional Products used;
 Back textured card - Bazzill Basics.
 Anita's A4 card blank and envelope.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

Craig x

"Chocolate Delight" Willy Wonka 8x8 card.

Who wouldn't love to be let loose in a chocolate factory. The weird and wonderful world of chocolate and sweets. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factor is probable one of the best know stories by Roald Dahl and now thanks to DoCrafts, Willy Wonka and his friends have come to life in the crafting world and I for one is very excited. Willy Wonka is joined by - The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox AND the EnormousCrocodile. This 8x8 card shows all the main elements from the Willy Wonka story from the factory it's self to the golden ticket. Highlighting it with the black just makes it pop that but more. 
The products I have used are as followed;

DoCrafts Products used;
 6x6 stepper concept card.
 A4 pale blue background card.
 A4 golden ticket background card.

Additional Products used;
 Black textured card -Bazzill Basics.
 5cm circle die -Tonic Studios.
 Glossy accents - Ranger.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork Cards.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape -Stix2,

Craig x

"All my love" Radiant Roses A4 card.

Good morning. What a sunny weekend it has been, well actually what a sunny week or so it's been. It's been a busy week for myself and card creations getting cards ready for a fayre last weekend and then getting more ready for them to be available to buy in a new location in Carnoustie, more info soon. On Saturday 26th, Hunkydory launched another new collection on create and craft as part of their "craftathon" event. This one is called - Radiant Roses and by got it's gorgeous. The follow card I made for the show is an A4 card and looks stunning with the gold foiling. The products I have used are as follows;

Hunkydory products;
 Pink pansy topper sheet.
 Coordinated background card.
 A5 background card (1/2 an A4 sheet).
 Dark pink adorable scorable.
 Gold mirri card.
 X2 ink me A4 card (to make card blank)
12mm satin pink ribbon.
 4mm pink gems.
 3D for pads.
 Double sided tape.
 Silicone glue gel. 

Craig x

Monday, 21 July 2014

"Let the Christmas delivery commence" card.

You may look at my titles and think what's that about what I'm gonna do is names them all with a title I think is suitable for the card. Just love the mixture of styles on this card not to mention the mixture of colour from gold, silver and copper - well 2 shades of copper. It has a vintage yet modern look to it. The products I have used are as followed;

 Christmas deliver topper - Kanban.
 2 sheets of foiled background card (one for rosettes) - Kanban.
 1 sheet of foiled background paper - Kanban.
 2 shades of copper mirror card - Create and Craft.
 Gold snowflakes card candi - Craftwork Cards.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork Cards.
 Rosette die - Tim Holtz Alteration collection.
 Ivory card - Bazzill Basics.
 3D foam pads - Stix 2.
 double sided tape - Stix2.
 Pinflair glue gel. 

Craig x

Snow is falling card.

Well, I'm determined to get in to stamping and colouring a lot more - well why else would I of invested in the spectrum noir pen collection from crafters companion. As well as having many different stamps in my selection. So although Iv started big with an 8x8 card, I have kept it simple. Stamp, colour, mat and layer. The products Iv used for this card is as follows;

 Reindeer and snowflake stamps - STAMP9044 - Kanban.
 Spectrum Noir pens - BT2, BT3 and 1G1 (for shading) - Crafters Companion. 
 White Neenah stamping card - Crafters Companion. 
 White card candi - coloured with BT3 - Craftwork Cards.
 8x8 card blank - Craftwork cards.
 12x12 pastel green textured card (x2) - Create and Craft.
 4mm white pearls - Hunkydory.
 3D foam pads - Stix2.
 Double sided tape - Stix2.
 Tuxedo black memento ink pad.

Craig x

Friday, 18 July 2014

Hunkydory moonlight Christmas collection

Afternoon. Hope your all enjoying this gorgeous sunshine. Some heat we have had. It may be hot but doesn't mean Christmas crafting has to stop. It was a pleasure to receive my Hunkydory magazine issue 18 and see some of my cards in the issue with my name at the side. 
 I just had to dive straight into the freebie magazine. This is one of my makes with the collection. The products I used are as follows;

Hunkydory products;
 Under the starts topper sheet.
 X2 co-Ordinated b/g card.
 Silver mirri.
 Snowfall acetate. 
 13mm white satin ribbon.

Additional products used;
 Centura pearl - Snow White hint of silver - Crafters Companion.
 Snowflake Embossalicious vintage Christmas embossing folder - Crafters Companion.
 10mm - Dark aqua satin ribbon - American Crafts.
 25mm white satin ribbon.
 Pinflair glue gel.