Colourful and Cute Birthday Cards Using Clearly Besotted Stamps

My first card uses the Clearly Besotted Sending Sunshine stamp and dies which I have coloured in using Pinkfresh Studio liquid watercolours…on the background panel I applied spun sugar, picked raspberry and wilted violet Oxide inks…the sentiment is from the Avery Elle Simple Sentiments stamp set and I have used some silver jewels(Little things from Lucy’s Cards) to embellish my card..

My second card is inspired by a previous card I made which was a one layer card…here I have used die cuts and stencils to create a scene and add dimension…
The stamp and die set is called Bird Bath by Clearly Besotted and the garden fence die is by the same company…I have applied twisted citron and mowed lawn Oxide inks on the grassy border and used the MFT mini cloud stencil with salty ocean Oxide ink for the sky background…

Thanks for stopping by my blog…hope you will have a wonderful and happy day today…
Pri

Flowers & Leaves – Two Birthday Cards

Hello friends…hope you all have been well and have had  a good start to 2019…I have been trying my best to update my blog but unable to do so for a while now due to time constraints…to make things easy on myself, from now on I plan to only share the pictures of my cards and details about the products I have used in each one…this is the only way I can keep sharing my cards at the moment…

The first card I’m sharing uses  the following Altenew products – Geo Frames stamp and dies, Floral elements stamps and dies, Crisp dye inks, Rose gold embossing powder,  and black cardstock

Here is another picture of the same card..

My second card uses the following Altenew products – Leaf Canopy stamp and dies, Crisp dye inks – sea breeze & parrot, Watercolours for the background panel – ocean waves and persian blue,and the Birthday Builder stamp set.The background is a watercolour cardstock cut to size for the front panel.

I have also used some adhesive foam under one of the leaf die cut for a bit of dimension and added some rhinestones to embellish my card..
Thank you for stopping by my blog today…hope you will have a happy and crafty day ahead..
Pri

True Blue Aussie Santa!

If you didn’t know already, at Christmas we have summers in Australia…so we get the hot sun instead of snow during the festive season…so when I saw the Santa In The Sun stamp set from Clearly Besotted Stamps, I knew it would be perfect for some Aussie style chrissy cards…

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I created the backgrounds for my cards using Distress Inks and MFT stencils – making waves and grassy edges…I adhered strips of green and red glitter cardstock on one side of each panel…

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I stamped all the fun Santa images on a separate piece of white cardstock and coloured them in using alcohol markers and then die cut them using the coordinating dies…

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I adhered the front panels the white card bases and then adhered the die cut images using some adhesive foam squares…on a couple of cards I also added a die cut sun..

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I stamped the sentiments on the front panel using Versafine onyx black ink…two of the sentiments are from a Stamp-it stamp set and one from a Mama Elephant set…

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To embellish my cards I have used a few clear confetti sequins as the cards also get lots of sparkle from the red and green glitter cardstock…
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I am so glad you stopped by my blog…I had a ton of fun making these cards and I hope you liked them too…have a blessed and happy day today..!!
Pri

Mama Elephant Santa’s Sleigh

Hello friends…today I’m sharing two similar cards but I made the backgrounds slightly different to see which one worked better with my layout..in the end, I decided I liked them both so went ahead and made one each..!!

I started by cutting kraft cardstock to size for the front panel and then used stencils and inks to create the hills background as well as the clouds background…I stamped the sentiments using Versamark ink and the heat embossed them using white embossing powder and adhered these panels to the card base… 
On a piece of white cardstock, I stamped and coloured in the images and then die cut them using the coordinating dies…I adhered the die cuts using some adhesive foam squares for a bit of dimension…I used a black fineliner pen to draw the reins…and finally to embellish my cards, I have added a few while Nuvo drops…

Thank you so much for your time today..hope you liked my cards…have a happy and crafty day ahead..!!

Pri

6 Quick Christmas Cards

I got very inspired by a blog post from last month by my friend Therese Calvrid ( Lost In Paper blog ) when I decided to start my Christmas cards for this year….I really liked how she made the fantastic backgrounds for her cards by repeat stamping…I think it’s a great way to get into the swing of festive cardmaking…especially for someone like me who had yet to make a start.. 🙂

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I have created the backgrounds for all my cards in the same way…I first chose all the images from the stamp set that I wanted to repeat stamp… I then stamped it all over the white front panel using black  onyx Versafine ink and stuck these panel to a plain white card base…

On a separate piece of white cardstock, I stamped some of the same images and some other images that I wanted to place on the card front..I clear embossed and then coloured these images using my alcohol markers…

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I stamped the sentiments on a red cardstock (blue cardstock for one card) using watermark ink and heat embossed them all using white embossing powder…I cut them into strips and adhered them to the card front using some adhesive foam strips for a bit of dimension…
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Next, I adhered the die cut images to the cards, making sure not to add too many…I added a bit of embellishments to them all and my cards were ready…

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So what do you think of my cards??Let me know by writing your comment below…

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Thank you so much for taking the time and visiting my blog today…Have a wonderful, happy and crafty day ahead…!!

Pri

Diwali Cards Using Altenew Candle Light Stamp Set

Today I’m sharing 3 Diwali cards….Diwali is on the 7th of November this year and if you didn’t know already, it is the biggest Hindu festival – also known as the festival of lights…and I was so happy when Altenew came up with the most versatile stamp set called Candle Light which has images of some layering candles, tealights and an earthen lamp as well as some really wonderful sentiments..I had been waiting for a set like this for quite sometime now..

For all my cards, I stamped the layering stamp for the lamp and the flame on a piece of white cardstock using Altenew crisp inks…for the lamp I have used mocha, sand dunes, rocky shore, and limestone shade and for the flames I have used citrus burst, fresh lemon and autumn blaze….I have die cut these with the coordinating dies and in a couple of the die cuts had to trim off a small section for the flame…

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My first card was inspired by Jennfer Rzasa and I kept is fairly simple as I wanted to see if these lamps would look okay with the flame on one side…and I think it does…well, I started by creating the front panel of my card by first stamping the small mandala pattern using wild honey oxide ink and heat embossed it with some clear embossing powder…I then applied various Distress Inks on this panel – squeezed lemonade, mustard seed and dried marigold…I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment and then adhered this panel to the card base…I added the die cut lamp and embellished my card with some plain gold confetti sequins..

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For my second card, I have used a square stencil to create the focal point in the background..I used the following Distress inks for that – blueprint sketch, salty ocean and tumbled glass…I then stamped and heat embossed the sentiment before adhering the front panel to the card base…I used adhesive foam squared to attach the lamp and then added a few tiny gold star sequins as embellishments..
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Now my third card wasn’t planned but it is my favourite…and it looks much better than it does in the pictures…I dry embossed a frosted gold cardstock piece using a paisley embossing folder and the adhered it to a plain white card base…then I stamped and white heat embossed the sentiment on an orange panel and adhered it to the card front and then adhered the lamp die cut…and finally to decorate this card I have used a few orange rhinestones.. 
Here are a few more pictures of my cards…

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Thank you for stopping by my blog today…if you celebrate Diwali – then I wish you a happy Diwali and prosperous year ahead and if you know someone who does celebrate Diwali, do wish them….have a wonderful and crafty day ahead…!!

Pri

Lawn Fawn Birthday Fairies

I was in the mood to create a bright and cheerful card and thought these cute Lawn Fawn fairies would be just perfect for it…I also used the woodgrain background die for the background panel, on which I applied some oxide inks for a magical look..

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I started by die cutting the front panel from white cardstock and then applied the following Distress oxide inks on it – wilted violet, shaded lilac and picked raspberry…I adhered this panel to a plain white card base and set it aside until I had all the other elements ready…

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On a separate piece of  bristol smooth cardstock, I stamped all the images using Versafine black ink and the heat embossed them all using some clear embossing powder…I coloured these images using the Zig markers and die cut them using the coordinating dies…
I adhered all the images using some adhesive foam and also added a stamped sentiment strip on my card…to embellish my card I have simply added some tiny gold star sequins..

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Thank you for your visit today…I’m glad you stopped by my blog…Have a happy, crafty and wonderful day ahead…!!

Pri

From All Of Us

I really loved the layering stamp sets by Clearly Besotted I have used so far, so I got another one…this one is called Pure Poppies…very easy to layer and such great results as well…I also used a rectangle die to add a bit of texture and pattern to the background…

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I started by die cutting the black cardstock for the background panel and adhered it to the card base….I then added a smaller stitched rectangle to the card front which has been die cut from gold glitter cardstock …
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On a separate piece of white cardstock, I stamped the poppy and leaf images and die cut them using the coordinating dies…I have used the following shades of Altenew crisp inks for stamping the flowers- heartbeat, rouge &coral bliss and for the leaves I have used just green and parrot….

I adhered these pieces to the card and then white heat embossed the sentiment on a small black die cut label and used some adhesive foam to add a bit of dimension…and finally I added a few white Nuvo drops to embellish my card..

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Thank you for stopping by to take a look at my card today….Have lovely, happy & blessed day ahead…!! 

Pri

Stay Awesome My Friend

I am sharing a card for all my awesome friends today…I have connected with so many amazing and talented crafters all over the world and even though I haven’t been able to post anything on my blog for almost a month now, these lovely friends have been inspiring me with their beautiful creations…
I have been making cards – and even started on Christmas cards – but haven’t been able to click pictures of these cards for my blog posts…but with the days getting longer, I am hoping that I will be able to keep up with things from now on…

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I first used Distress inks and the city scene stencil to create the background for my card…I have used chipped sapphire, hickory smoke and tumbled glass shades here…I adhered this panel to a plain white card base…
I stamped the hot air balloon on a separate piece of white cardstock and die cut it with the coordinating die and placed it on the card front using some adhesive foam squares for dimension….I stamped the sentiment on a thin strip of white cardstock and adhered it on the card as well…and finally I added a few clear confetti sequins to embellish my card..

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Thank you so much for your visit today…I’m glad you stopped by my blog…Have a wonderful and happy day ahead…!!

Pri