Friday Feature at AnnaBelle Stamps

This month at AnnaBelle Stamps the Belles have been busy whipping up some projects using the Easter Chickadees Stamp set, which has matching dies as well. For more inspiration, head to the AnnaBelle blog.


To make my card, I traced around a heart die lightly in pencil and then I took the smallest stamp from the set and got to work stamping. I coloured in the flowers with Copic Markers and also die cut some of the same flower to pop up around the heart wreath for some added dimension. I used a flower punch (cut up) to create the leaves and the green dots were stamped with my scoring stylus. The sentiment is from the Love Birds stamp set.



Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps Easter Chickadee stamp set, AnnaBelle Stamps Love Birds stamp set

Ink: Memento – London Fog, Hero Arts – Green Hills, Versamark ink

Card: AnnaBelle Stamps smooth white cardstock, Hero Arts layering papers – Daffodil, Punch

Other Supplies: AnnaBelle Stamps Easter Chickadee dies, Cuttlebug, Foam dimensionals, Stamp-a-ma-jig, AnnaBelle Stamps 3mm Icicle sprinkles, Glossy Accents (to adhere sprinkles), AnnaBelle Stamps white embossing powder, Heat tool, Scoring Stylus (to stamps green dots around wreath), Carl Craft flower punch – Sakura (cut up to create leaves)

Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out the monthly challenge. Head here for details.

Until next time,


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You Make Me Smile @ Muse

Welcome to another week at the Muse Card Club. This week, I was in the mood for a rainbow of colours – we have had lots of rain the past few days so maybe that has influenced me 🙂


You amaze me

I stacked up the ‘You’ diecut from Simon Says Stamp (about 6 of them) to add a little dimension. Seems to be a popular technique right now.

You amaze me - detail

Here are some of the guidelines if you are unfamiliar with how Muse works.

  • Use the Muse card as inspiration, explain your interpretation and link back to Muse.
  • Provide supportive comments to at least 3 of your fellow member’s submissions.
  • Vote for 3 of your fellow member’s submissions that you find inspiring, once voting opens.

For the full challenge guidelines go here.


Stamps: Mama Elephant Modern Borders stamp set, Simon Says Stamp Expressions of You stamp set

Ink: VersaFine – Onyx Black, Hero Arts inks – Raspberry Jam, Bubblegum, Butterbar, Tide, Field Green, PoolCard: AnnaBelle Stamps Smooth White cardstock, Bazzill cardstock – black

Other Supplies: Simon Says Stamp ‘You’ die, Cuttlebug, MME Firsts Enamel Dots – Unforgettable, Wink of Stella pen – clear

Hope you can find some time to play along this week,


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New monthly challenge at Annabelle Stamps

It is time for a new challenge at AnnaBelle Stamps and we are getting in the mood for a little bit of love 🙂


I’ve made another window card…Because

…with a love heart centre thanks to a little bit of masking.

Because - inside

And I added a little bit of Wink of Stella to the flowers for some subtle shimmer (yes I caved and bought one….nothing like jumping on the bandwagon :))

Because - detail


Stamps: AnnaBelle Stamps BBD#5, AnnaBelle Stamps Stemmed Flowers, AnnaBelle Stamps Jewelled Tree (dots), AnnaBelle Stamps Love Birds (sentiment)

Ink: Hero Arts – Bubblegum, Pale Tomato, Butterbar, Green Hills, Pool, VersaFine – Onyx Black

Card: Hero Arts notecards – Cerulean

Other Supplies: MFT Heart Stax dies, Cuttlebug, Inkadinkadoo Masking paper, Wink of Stella pen (clear)

Be sure to check out the rest of the Belles’ projects – their links are on my side bar.

Hope that you will find some time to play along.

Until next time,


About our challenges:

  • We post our challenges the first Friday of each month at 8:00pm AEST (AEDT during Daylight Savings).
  • Each challenge runs until 24 hours prior to the next challenge.
  • All entries MUST include AnnaBelle Stamps as the main focal image, this can include our digi range which can be found here.
  • One random winner will be the lucky recipient of a $20.00 AnnaBelle Stamps Discount Coupon! This opens the challenge up for everyone to play along with and to have a chance at the prize.
  • We will feature our Top 3 picks and announce the winner prior to the next challenge going live.

How To Play Along:

  • Copy and save our challenge banner and include it and a link back to the ABS blog in your post.
  • For those without a blog you can still play along! Simply upload your card to a image sharing site like Flickr and include a link to the challenge in your description.
  • Please link directly to your entry not just to your blog.
  • Please don’t link to postings made prior to the date of our current challenge. All projects submitted must be new.
  • You may enter any of our challenges several times as long as each submission is with a new creation.
  • Only AnnaBelle images can be used as the main image.
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An Owl for Jarrah

I needed a gift for a friend who recently had a baby boy. I decided to make a personalised picture to hang in his room. I had fun making this project and I love how it turned out.

Owl for Jarrah


Stamps: None

Ink: Distress Ink – Walnut Stain

Card: Neenah Solar white card stock

Other Supplies: Sizzix Big Owl #2 die, Die-Namics High Rise Alphabet lower case, Cuttlebug, Foam dimensionals, White Frame, Creative Pl – Make and Create 12 x 12 paper pack, Echo Park – 6 x 6 Dots and Stripes Paper pack, Blending Pool

Thanks for visiting,


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