Monday, April 27, 2015

Love You Mum





I made a card for my dearly loved mum. First, I stamped around the base of the card with a flower stamp from Craftin Desert Divas'Just Bugcause stamp set. I then used the largest die from the Banner Dies set and trimmed the bottom of the banner before embossing it with a clouds folder and inking the edge. The sweet birds and flower are from Too Cute by Jessica's Skinny Spring Birds file. I embossed the petals of the flower too. The grass was made with Martha Stewart fringe scissors and a layer cut with the same banner die and then punched with a Fiskars grass border punch. (It's hard to see, but the mat and grass have "stitching" thanks to the Banner Dies



For the bottom of the card, I cut some letters to spell "Mum". The little heart is from Too Cute by Jessica'Skinny Spring Birds too. Finally, I stamped "Love You" using Craftin Desert Divas’ Short and Sweet Tags stamp set. 

Thanks so much for visiting me today. Have a fabulous week!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wedding Card - Smash Style


Hello friends! A few weeks ago, a friend of mine got married and I created a fun hybrid wedding card for the happy couple - smash style!

I created the front panel of my card on my Silhouette, using a clipart image and changing the colours a bit so I could match things with the border. I printed and cut an extra image of the bride and groom and popped them on the card. I also used my Silhouette for the couple's names. I then used a variety of Craftin Desert Divas' stamps to dress things up a bit. The arrows are from the Picture That stamp set, as are the "love it" and "always" sentiments. "The Perfect Pair" sentiment is from the Perfect Pair stamp set and "Now & Forever" is from Simply Said.



The three black heart outlines are from Totally Turtle


Thanks so much for visiting today. Have a fabulous day!


Saturday, April 18, 2015

Thanks a Buzz-illion



Here's a thank you card I recently made with some of the recently-released CDD products. I used the new Banner Dies for the banner and oval on my card. I used the oval to cut a portion out of the banner and then embossed the banner. The stamp is from the 
NEW Just Bugcause stamp set. 



The sweet little bee and his "path" are also stamps from the NEW Just Bugcause set. Isn't he cute? I used the NEW Just Bugcause metal dies to cut out the bee and his path too. 



Here's the freebie for today's hop. If want it (and who wouldn't?), be sure to leave a comment at each hop participant and then send an email to Tara (craftindesertdivas@gmail.com) to say that you have do so.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Spring Shaker Card




Today's project is a spring-themed shaker card. I used my Silhouette to cut some flower shapes out of my base and used the offset feature to create a shadow for the largest flower. It's hard to tell in the photo, but I also used my Silhouette to cut a faux stitched border around the top white portion of the card.



Once the card was cut out, I used different coloured sequins to fill in each of the flowers. I also stamped inside the largest one with a cheery "Hello" sentiment from Craftin Desert Divas’ Simply Said stamp set. 

Have a wonderful week!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Thanks, Teacher!


HAPPY EASTER!

Happy Easter, everybody! I hope that you are all having a wonderful day. This is my daughter's weekend "on" at her residence job. Each of the advisors had to take a holiday weekend throughout the year, and this weekend is her turn. I miss her! I'm off with my husband and the boys to attend a big family celebration - complete with too much food and a massive Easter egg hunt. It's always lots of fun!

I have a card to share today - although it is not an Easter card. It's actually one that I made a couple of months ago and forgot to share. I made this to say thanks to a teacher. The fabulous bear image is from Too Cute By Jessica's Feelin' Nerdy Bears file . 

I added my sentiment to the big crayon, using a stamp from Craftin Desert Diva's Simply Said set. It fit perfectly!


HAPPY EASTER!