Thursday 28 February 2019

Pocket Card YouTube tutorial - with Trimcraft's Chasing Rainbows paper

See it here on YouTube

To make this one you will need Trimcraft First Edition "Chasing Rainbows" 12 x 12 paper pad Dovecraft "Over the Rainbow" Accordion Stickers Dovecraft "Over the Rainbow" Washi Tape Dovecraft "Over the Rainbow" Twine Dovecraft A4 Luxury Heavyweight Card Dovecraft Super Value Mixed Buttons Dovecraft Crystal Glitter Glue Simply Creative Star Gems Simply Creative 6mm Rainbow Pearls Dot & Dab Permanent Glue Runner Dot & Dab Tacky Glue

Wednesday 27 February 2019


Good morning. This morning's card is made with the same Chasing Rainbows paper from Trimcraft that I used in yesterday's post. I've used the Dovecraft Rainbow card behind the Mandala die cut for extra shine. 

Tuesday 26 February 2019

I love you more than rainbows..

 Good morning. I've been making some cards with the new Trimcraft"Chasing Rainbows" papers and, on this one, I've used the gorgeous Dovecraft Rainbow card too. The castle is from the Fairytale die set.

The dies I have used are Fairytale FEDIE219, Build as Scene FEDIE098, Dovecraft Unicorn DCDIE117 and Simply Creative Star SCDIE072.

Monday 25 February 2019

Making "Dorothy" shoes with Mod Podge and glitter - YouTube video

 Lots more sparkle to day! I was asked to make a pair of "Dorothy" shoes and here they are πŸ‘  

You'll need;
 shoes (of course!)
red glitter
Mod Podge Gloss
Hologram Mod Podge Mega Glitter
Dovecraft red glitter card for the bows

If you enjoy the video, please "like" and subscribe to my channel to see more of my creations :)
Thanks :)

Saturday 23 February 2019

Pretty Petals (Dovecraft Back to Basics) distressed card

 This is one I made a few weeks ago with the Dovecraft "Pretty Petals" collection from Trimcraft. It's a little distressed...

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 19 2nd card and video

If you have already subscribed to the Tonic Studios monthly Craft Kits you'll be receiving this one in the post in the next couple of weeks. You can have a look at my other videos on this kit  (unboxing and card inspiration) and they will give you some ideas on what to expect and what you can make when it arrives :)
I have also used Tonic Studios "Cross Stitch Circle Layering " dies 2378e and Spanish Sangria ink pad.
If you like the video please subscribe to my channel to see more of my creations as I make them.

Making an Apron card using Trimcraft's Gardenia papers

I've got another video today - this time it's showing how to use a set of Build a Scene dies with Gardenia papers (all from Trimcraft) to make this apron shaped card. You can see it on YouTube here -

 To make this card you will need
 6x6 white card
Trimcraft First Edition Gardenia 6x6 paper pad
Trimcraft First Edition Build A Scene dies FEDIE 098
Simply Creative Flower die SCDIE069
Dovecraft Crystal Glitter Glue
Simply Creative 6mm Rainbow Pearls
Dot & Dab Tacky Glue
Dot & Dab foam squares
Dot & Dab double sided tape
Dot & Dab Glue Gun and Glue Stick

You can see how to make it on my YouTube video below

Friday 22 February 2019

Gardenia papers from Trimcraft.

 I have a desk full of projects which all need finished and I'd like to get it cleared up for the weekend ...πŸ€”
First to be finished is this card which I made with the lovely new Gardenia papers from Trimcraft. I'm always drawn to paper with flowers and birds as I'm a real nature lover so this paper is just up my street 

Thursday 21 February 2019

Mod Podge Sheer Paint

Today's YouTube video is about Mod Podge Sheer Paint
I hope you enjoy watching 

 On the video you can see how I marbled the Sheer Paint inside the bottles on the right and left of the photo above.

 With die cuts inside  and some added glitter.

Best Wishes Trimcraft First Edition "Gardenia" papers

 Spring is in the air and it's time for a bit more gardening again. As I'll be waiting on it getting a little warmer before I head outside, I'm enjoying the new First Edition "Gardenia" papers from Trimcraft. I also love the effect of using the Build a Scene die ( FEDIE098) with the green from the Dovecraft Tropical card pack.
I've also used three little Simply Creative dies  - House, Flower and Best Wishes.

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 19

Hi  I've just uploaded a video to my YouTube channel showing how to make this card with Tonic Studios Craft Kit 19. Hope you enjoy it

Don't forget, if you do like it please subscribe to my channel to see more new videos soon 

In addition to  the items included in the kit I have also used -
Craft Perfect Cream Weave Textured card
Freehand Stitched Rectangle Layering dies 2377e
Traditional Hearts Layering Basics dies 1459e Nuvo Spanish Sangria ink pad

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Mod Podge Mega Glitter

 Have you tried Mod Podge Mega Glitter?
If not, you'll be amazed by the shine! I've been trying it out on lots of different surfaces and on top of other paints and love the results. 

 It is available in 3 different colours. Hologram, Silver and Gold.

 I painted it onto these suede effect shoes.

 Silver, hologram and gold straight on to glass 

 Hologram onto Folk Art Garnet Metallic multi surface acrylic paint

 Gold on to Folk Art Pale Yellow multi surface acrylic paint

 Silver highlights in marbling paint background

On top of Mod Podge Sheer paint (aqua plus silver, pink plus gold,and purple plus hologram)

Silver Mega Glitter on glass

Check out my YouTube video here 

Sunday 17 February 2019

Decorating a set of wooden flower pots with Folk Art multi surface paint and stencils

These cute little painted flower pots would make a lovely gift for Mother's Day.

You will need:
3 wooden flower pots (Empress Tree 576260) Folk Art Multi surface paint - Wicker White, Green Sea, Bark Brown, Apple Red Wooden hearts 57505 Folk Art Mini Stencils -
59813 Fairy Signs 60953 Fairies and Mushrooms 59794 Garden lollipop sticks 564762 string Dot and Dab Tacky Glue Hot glue gun

 1. Paint the flower pots and tray with the Wicker White paint.

 2. Use the Sea Green and Bark Brown to stencil the patterns onto the flower pots.

 3. Paint around the tops of the flower pots and tray with Sea Green.

4. Add red dot details to the stencilled images and a band of string around the top of the flower pots and tray.

5.  Attach three hearts to lollipop sticks with hot glue and paint the tops white. Stencil "sprout", "grow" and "bloom" with the 3 other paint colours. Add a string bow under each heart.

6. Add foliage and pop the hearts into the flower pots.

You can see a more detailed video on YouTube showing how to make these.

Friday 15 February 2019

Ideas with Folk Art Marbling Paint Part 2 - YouTube video

Another video on YouTube -
I've been using the Folk Art Marbling Paint in a couple of different ways eg, dirty pour, spot dropping, inside bottles and mixed with extreme glitter. I hope you like the results  
Please have a look and let me know what you think

 Dirty pour and spot dropping

 Inside a bottle

 Using the "waste" paint for backgrounds and die cuts.

 Adding Extreme Glitter Paint