Posts in Birthday

6 backgrounds and 3 cards and a HACK

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. In todays video I am going to be playing with inks, and create 6 different backgrounds. After that I turn 3 in to cards using the new Sizzix Tim Holtz Bold Text dies. These are so easy and fun to use! And on top of that I have a cool hack that prevents your card from warping. that is all explained in the video:

using a Gell press and Lavinia stamps

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. today I am sharing another Lavinia card with you. and … it will not be my last. I absolutely adore this collection. this journey started of with a Gell press to make a background, followed by a lot of stamping and accent colouring. I am in love with this card and hope you like it to! if you want to see how I made this beauty please follow this link to my YouTube channel: products used for this project:

Hotfoil and flowers, a perfect combination

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I have been playing with the beautiful paper flowers from Elizabeth Craft Designs. These are really pretty! and especially when you combine them with hotfoot as I did on this beautiful birthday card. I love how this came out! if you want to see how I made this please follow this link: products used in this project:

Dry embossing using a cover die plate

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome. Today I am working on a beautiful birthday card. I am using a stunning cover die plate from Elizabeth Craft Designs but I am putting a twist on it. Instead of just cutting I used it on a ink blended panel to dry emboss. Then after layering them up this creates a beautiful faux inlay effect. Without filling with small pieces. I love this way of stretching my supplies and use them in different ways. if you want to see how I made this… Read More

how to make your oxide inks more vibrant?

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome! Ever wondered how to get your Distress oxide inks vibrant again after using water? I did. I love the oxides and the soft, chalky finish, but sometimes you want a bit more. Today I will show you how to achieve this while making a quick and easy card. This is a very beginner friendly card as the technique can be used with any oxide ink and any sentiment you want. You can find the making of on my YouTube channel: products used in… Read More

Emboss resist with Beautiful Blooms

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome! Today I am making a card for you. And this video is jam packed with technique. From emboss resist, to ink smushing, to stamping and coloring using Distress Oxides. I had a blast making this card. And the Respect set from the beautiful Blooms collection really finishes of this card. I love the whole beautiful blooms collection but this one is one of my favorites. As there are many different techniques in this video I would suggest you watch it on my YouTube channel:… Read More

Stunning gold leaf card

Hello my fellow crafters and welcome to my blog. Today I am making a birthday card using gold gilding flakes. I had this idea in my head and I am thrilled that it worked. The base for my brainwave was the Clear Double Sided Adhesive from Elizabeth Craft Designs. This is really good and sticky adhesive and I was wondering if the idea I had worked. And it did! This is such an easy way to make a high impact card. The background die also helped a lot and the… Read More

Classy cards using the inlay technique with a twist

Hello my fellow crafters, Today I am making two cards for you using the inlay technique. the second one using the left overs. this technique is simple to do but has such a high impact and looks really luxurious! To color the background I used the Elizabeth Craft Designs Water Color pallet. This stuff keeps amazing me as it is so pigmented! It’s crazy. In this project I show you how to use it for smushing. if you want to see how I made these cards, please visit my YouTube… Read More

Very cool Retro Bus turned in to a Card!

Hello my fellow crafters, welcome to my blog. Today I have a fun little project for you. if you have visited my blog before you know that I am a fan of the new Retro Bus Special kit from Elizabeth Craft Designs. I had this idea in my head to turn it in to a card and I love how this turned out. This set is intended to make planner pages or smaler booklets but, as it turns out, can also be used for a card! If you want to… Read More

Make Art Stay-tion first impression and a card!

Hello my fellow crafters, and welcome to my blog. In this blog I am reviewing the Make Art Stay-tion by ranger. Since I started I used the sticky grit from Sizzix and I really like that stuff, however after a few uses it looses it’s stickiness and that’s why I was looking for an alternative. And that’s why I found in the Make art Stay-tion. I have used it a couple of times since filming this video and it is brilliant! at the end of this blog you will find… Read More