A few recent cards

Here are a couple of cards I made for my son’s Birthday


This one uses an  idea from January’s Craft Stamper magazine. I scribbled using a children’s wax crayon and then brushed over with water based dye ink. To add depth I used 2 stencils and dark green and black ink. I finished with a cycle stamp, some washi tape and some words.


I spend a lot of time looking for stamps  suitable for men and I found this Doc Martin boot stamp by Deep Red from That’s Crafty  and thought it fitted the bill as my son’s been working in the Doc Martis store in Edinburgh. I stamped it onto cream fabric highlighted it with some embroidery thread then layered it onto orange felt, some tartan paper and then onto book keeping paper. A few words plus some background stamping and a brad and it was finished.

IMG_4832I got this  stamp by Paper Artsy for Christmas and wanted to try it out. I covered some patterned paper with metallic Distress Stain, which I used as a background and for  the flowers and butterfly. Quick a quick and easy card.

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