Tag Archive for ‘Cuttlebug’

Post#141 Colourful Birthday Tall Card

Observing little kids open their birthday cards,I have realised that they are mostly focused on what is on the card than anything else…most can’t read yet so words of any sort don’t mean much…so I feel it’s best to make really bright cards for them….
I started this card with a 3″x 7″ white base…..the top layer is also white…I cut three layering squares in two different colours and stuck them on the top layer…I also attached two strips in blue and glitter vertically on it….
Using the cuttlebug party die set,I die cut a party hat,candles and a present from bright colours and stuck them on the squares…I also added a few rhinestones in various colours on the die cuts…
Hope you likes this card…
P

Post#29 Flowers and Dots

More often than not, mistakes happen while crafting…sometimes things go horribly wrong and we have to scrap the whole thing and start again…but not before we’ve tried everything we can to salvage the project…
This has been one of those projects for me…I had stamped and coloured in the flowers and added a sentiment as well and was about to adhere it to the card base when I smudged the still wet ink badly…I thought I could hide it with a ribbon or put a die cut sentiment on top to somehow conceal the disaster…but nothing looked good and i had to put it away just so I could come up with a good plan….
And the idea came a few days later…I cut out the undamaged part of card out and placed it on another white card layer that I had embossed with dots…Also this time I stamped carefully and added a few pearls at the top….
Hope you liked the card…
P

Post#4 Anniversary Card

Today I’m sharing an anniversary card….It looks very simple and yet there is a proper technique that has been used to make this card….It’s called the faux letterpress technique which I learnt from one of my favourite blogger Jennifer McGuire…She used various doily dies for her cards but i didn’t have any so I used a word die for my card instead…
Here’s the link to her tutorial…
The aim is to get a letterpress effect using ink on a thin die and running it through the die cut machine(A Cuttlebug in my case) to get the outline printed and the rest of the die is embossed rather than cut…
It is so much fun to learn things and try new techniques…and its even better when things turn out just the way you want them to…
Cheers,
P