Saturday, 14 December 2019

AAA Cards


It is a very cold and wet weekend here so I am playing in my craft room....I wanted to take part in the current AAA Cards Challenge where we are creating CAS cards along the edge.

I used our Banners and Bunting Stencil to create this card:

A little bit of Tumbled Glass distress ink shaded at the top of the card and coloured texture paste over the bunting to give a bit of dimension.  The sentiment is from WPlus9.

I do love this stencil - I often reach for it to finish off a scene or as a focal point on my cards.  You can buy it from our store -

I hope you like the card - it was a nice change from a christmas card :)

Sarah x

Monday, 9 December 2019

Feeling Festive


I am still working on christmas it just me or does the clock speed up at this time of year?!  Here are three that I made over the weekend.

I inked up our Holly Wreath stencil a couple of times and added some extra foliage from the Fa La La and Joy stamp sets.  I die cut a circle inside the wreath.  I heat embossed the sentiment in copper and cut it out so that it looks as if it is hanging from the wreath.

I shall link up at Time Out where the theme is Merry and Cheerful.  

I stitched around a die cut frame on this card to highlight the gold embossed sentiment from our Fa La La stamp set.  I shall link up at Simon Wednesday's Challenge where the theme is Traditional Christmas.

Finally I went with black and gold for a dramatic look:

I went over our Simple Scallops stencil with gold glitter paste and added the sentiment.  I shall link up at Happy Little Stampers Christmas challenge without the candy cane twist.

Here are the products that I used to make these cards:



Thanks for stopping by,

Sarah x

Monday, 2 December 2019

AAA Birthday Card Challenge


It is time for our next monthly AAA Birthday Card Challenge which, if you are like me, is a welcome excuse to take a break from making christmas cards :)  This month's theme is Balloons and Banners:

I decided to use this opportunity to ink up a few new stencils including Up and Away and Scenic Borders:

I inked up the main hot air balloon in Abandoned Coral, Spiced Marmalade and Fossilised Amber and added some light pencil shading to add some depth to the colours.  I also used the cloud border to create the sky on this card.  The sentiment is from Clearly Besotted.

Here are the stencils that I used which you can buy in store at

I shall also link up at Simon's Wednesday Challenge where Anything Goes.

I hope you like my card!

Sarah x