I have some more cards to share for the Online Card Class – His and Hers.


I really loved Heather Nichols watercolour stamping on Day three, so I decided to give it a go. I didn’t end up making a Sympathy card for the female version, as I didn’t have an appropriate sentiment, but I managed to find a sympathy type sentiment for the male version.



I am also entering these into the The Wonder of Watercolor Challenge in the Moxie Fab World.


Stamps: PTI The Sweet Life Stamp set, Paper Smooches Reflections Stamp set, Hero Arts Live and Laugh Stamp set (sentiments)

Ink: Distress Markers – Worn Lipstick, Dusty Concord, Crushed Olive, Peeled Paint, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Card: Canson Watercolour paper – 300gsm, Hero Arts folded notecards – Iris and Pine

Other Supplies: Mister with water

Thanks for looking,


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Thinking of you

Hi there,

This card is one that I made for a friend of mine who lost a close friend suddenly last week.

I totally cased this card that Jill Foster made on her blog a couple of weeks ago as I loved the layout so much….. I just added some more colour and a different background. Jill is one talented card maker and is the absolute queen of using distress inks….and because I got my first batch of distress inks for Christmas, I thought I had best put them to use.

I heavily apply distress ink over the top of my stamped images (Barn Door, Scattered Straw and Dried Marigold). I then used a uniball white gel pen and coloured in the tips of the petals and the middle of each flower. On the background I used Peeled Paint distress ink and tried to flick water on the card (as Jill Foster does so well on her cards….but I am needing a little more practise!!), then I stamped the Hero Arts Friend Definition stamp over the top with Scattered Straw to give a bit of texture. It is hard to see in the photo, but the flowers are raised slightly with foam to give some dimension.


Stamps: Hero Arts Stencil Flower cling stamp, Hero Arts Freind Definition Cling stamp
Ink: Versafine Ink – Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distress inks – Barn Door, Scattered Straw, Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint
Card: Regal Craft Card (white horizontal single fold), White card
Other Supplies: Uniball white gel pen, foam dimensionals, Kaisercraft ‘Thinking of You’ rub-on, Kaisercraft pearls – snow, white ribbon

Thanks for taking the time to look.


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In Sympathy


I have been churning out A LOT of cards lately. I am making a batch of 50 cards for a Christian Bookshop at the moment and thought that I needed to add a sympathy card. I used the Heart Tree stamp from Savvy stamps again (actually it was a scrap left over from a previous card) and created the sunset background by rubbing the inks over the Kraft card then blending them with the sponge daubers.  A very plain and simple card…but I think sympathy cards need to be just that.


Stamps: Heart Tree – Savvy Stamps
Ink: Versafine Ink (Black Onyx), Versacolor (yellow, orange and cardinal)
Card: Regal Craft Card (white horizontal single fold), Kraft card
Other Supplies: Kaisercraft pearls – pewter, twine, Kaisercraft “In Sympathy” rub on, Foam dimensionals, sponge daubers

So another card to add to the order….I only have about 10 to go!!

Thanks for taking an interest and have a great night.


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