Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Update on Blog


I have had a bit of spare time today and decided that my blog needed a bit of an update. I have decided to go for the pink/green floral theme, and I must say that it seems pretty good.
Let me know what your thoughts on it are.

As you can see I have also been adding various cards as well, please feel free to comment on these.

Well that's me for now, keep safe
Kelly x

Congratulations Card

I have created this card for my best friend who has just found out that she has passed her first year at university which she is studying law. I created this using the Popcorn Kid Stamp Collection, and coloured it is using pro markers. The backing paper and insert have also been printed from the same cd, however, for the backing paper I have used the notepaper section and typed into the corner "Congratulations Sharni" I have used border peel offs around the notepaper section and to finsh the card off I have used a white bow.

Birthday Card

This card has been created for a family members birthday. For this card I have used a olive green card base (it is lighter then it looks on here) and using the popcorn mans collection I have printed the notepaper section in green, using the same cd I have also printed the pyrimage and insert using the green, taking from the card. The topper has been cut out and layered up, and then stuck onto a piece of white card that has been cut into a square, to finish the card off the I have added a peel off saying "happy birthday" and put three green square gems onto it. Also on the back of the card is a small picture of the layered topper (the back image is not layered up )

1st Wedding Anniversary Card

This is for my husband we have been married a year in July, I made a calander and for the month of February I used this image, my hubby loved it so thought I would use it for his wedding anniversary card. The card is a A4 easel card. I used the popcorn romance collection, for the backing paper the main page is a note paper, and the bottom of the easel is a proper backing sheet printed from the same collection the insert has also been printed from the same cd. For the topper I have used the stamp from Crafters Companion, and coloured this in used a combination of pro markers and lyra water colours, for the wording ALAN and the hearts I have used my cricut machine and the Dom Jaun Cartridge using the under pressure setting, the heart "stopper" has been used by cutting a die through the die cut which is a cut and emboss at the same time from "sizzix" in the shape of a heart.

Wedding Anniversary Card

This wedding anniversary card has been created for my aunty. to create this card I have used a deep rose pink card base, and printed from the popcorn flower collection the topper, insert and a notepaper, which I have used for the backing paper. Once the decoupage was dried I added some glitter to the flower and flower stems to give it a bit of glammer. For the sentiment I have used the Cuttlebug and the octogan collection of nestabilities, i cut this in white card and used a wedding anniversary peel off.

Birthday Card

This card was vreated for a male friends birthday. To create this card I have used a blue base card, a note paper background from the popcorn kids collection in pale blue colour and edged with silver border peels offs, the topper has been stamped and coloured in using a combination of Lyra Water Colours, and Pro Markers, the stars have been glittered, the image has ben cut into a rectangle with the corners rounded and the edges have been chalked using a pastel blue colour, to finish the topper off a blue bow has been added to the top left corner. For the sentiment happy birthday this has been cut using the Nestabilities, octagon collection, and has been chalked using the same blue as the topper, and the wording "happy birthday" has been put on using a silvere peel off, to finish the front of the card I have added three pastel blue square gems. The insert has been created using the popcorn kids collection to math the backing paper and a general happy birthday insert has been printed.

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Birthday Card - Popcorn Kids

This card has been created for a friends birthday, I have used the Popcorn Kids CD collection printed out a decoupage sheet, decoupaged the image up using pin flair glue gel. The base card is baby pink, the backing paper is also from the CD, the main image is backed onto a square piece of the baby pink card, which has been edged with silver wave design peel offs. The sentiment on the card is pearly and the written is in silver at the bottom of the card i have put three clear gems going up the edge of the card. The insert is matching of the backing papers with a birthday verse. The decoupage image has been glittered using glitter glue.

Anniversary Card - MIL

This card is a card that I made for my Father In Law to give to his wife for their wedding anniversary. The base card is white and then I have matted and layered red and white squares with the corners rounded, I have then stamped a popcorn bear stamp, coloured in using Lyra water colours and Pro marker pens. At the bottom of the card the word "Wife" and the hearts have been cut using the cricut, to finish the card off I printed an insert from the popcorn romance CD put a bow at the top of the page and three red gems up the side.

Anniversary Card

This is my mother and father in law wedding anniversary card that i have created. I have used the "easel" style card. For the front of the card I have used the Glitter Girls Bookatrix board and created a two page book out of cream and pink, both pages have been edged with silver peel offs. On the left side of the book is a decoupaged image from the Crafter's Companion Popcorn Bear Floral CD. Down the center of the "book" I have added a bow at the top and then pink and cream flowers to complete the middle bit of the card, on the right hand side of the card I have used the Cricut machine and cut the words mam and dad out, and these have been stuck flat. All the backing papers and the tag stopper have been printed from the popcorn cd as above, including the insert.
The corners of the card have been punched using a fancy corner punch.

Friday, 18 June 2010

Fathers Day Card

Here is another card that I have made this time for my Father in Law.
Here is the card and the card details
This card is made using a pearly gray card stock, which has some backing paper from the Joanna Sheen Messy Rabbit Collection CD 2 backing paper, the paper is black and white stripes. The image on the front is a vintage photo of a cricket match from a copy free image. The picture has been matted on to black card stock. Under the image is a silver peel off on black card saying "happy fathers day" Down the side of the image is three red cricket balls, which were made using a sizzix die of a dog called "playtime" this have been mounted on foam pads to give a raised addition to the card. The wording DAD has been created using the Cricut Create machine, and stuck directly onto the card stock.
The insert of this card has a verse on one side and a cricket ball on the other side.

Thanks for looking

Fathers Day Card

Hello All,

Well I can not believe that we are here already making cards for fathers day, it feels like it was only two minutes ago and we had Christmas.

Here are the details of the card:-

This is a card made for my dad, I have used a decoupage sheet from the new popcorn kids cd collection, along with a matching backing paper, the insert is also matching the image and the backing papers. The base card is cream. I have matted the decoupage sheet on to a piece of brown card stock, which has had the corners rounded off. The letters DAD have been cut using the Cricut machine.

Thanks for looking