Thursday, 18 December 2014

New Home

Today I am continuing with my Simon Says Stamp Better Together celebration week. I had a request for the Make a Home stamp set, asking to create a new home card from it. I created a very simple paper pieced card using papers from Amy Tangerine's Stitched pad, and adding a sentiment from Clearly Besotted's Sentimental Type set.
New Home by Lucy Abrams
Lots of Calico Shine splatters add some interest to the background.
New Home 2 by Lucy Abrams
This set is perfect for new home cards. I can't wait to try some more with it.
Back again soon. More to share…

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Sketch Hearts

Today I have a pair of cards for you featuring Simon Says Stamp's new Sketch Heart die. This die has a fun almost grungy look, but I was determined to create a pretty feminine card with it. So I made one of each - a more grungy masculine card, and a girly card. Both feature papers from Amy Tangerine's Stitched 6 x 6 pad and one of the cool new Large Tag dies (I am going to be using these tags a LOT…).
So first, the girly version. :)
 For this card, I thought it would be fun to play on the 'You Complete Me' sentiment (from this new set) by paper piecing the heart together with two different papers.
You Complete Me by Lucy Abrams
I used two different sizes of Stitched Rectangle dies too - another die set that's going to be inconstant use!
you Complete Me 2 by Lucy Abrams
And now my masculine version…
I did some inlaid die cutting here, adding a sentiment from Clearly Besotted's fabulous new Sentimental Type stamp set.
Some tiny staples add to the grungy feel.
Valentine by Lucy Abrams
So, two very different cards using virtually the same supplies. This was fun. :)
Back soon with more cards featuring these awesome new products.
Bye for now.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Wishing you Happiness

This week I will be celebrating the Simon Says Stamp Better Together release with lots of cards. Yay. I asked you lovely readers for requests, and you responded. So today I have a card that features the adorable Super Heart Border die. So, I was looking at this die and wondering what else I could do with it other than create a border. And then it hit me. Those hearts with tiny holes in them would look sweet on a heart banner. So I got going…
I added sequins and tiny beads to the banner which make it a bit like a shaker card as they move around on the banner freely. The sentiment is from the fabulous Sending and Wishing set. LOVE this set, and that it matches with one of my all time favourite sets Sending Happy Thoughts. (Oh, and check out this awesome bundle - both stamp sets and two dies!!)
Wishing you Happiness by Lucy Abrams Love all the sparkle on this card! The papers are all from THIS pad.
Wishing you Happiness 2 by Lucy Abrams
Back soon with more cards featuring these awesome new products.
Bye for now.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Snow Much Thanks

Today the January card kit from Simon Says Stamp is revealed. And yet again, it's fabulous. The stamp set in the kit has these gorgeous script sentiments, and the patterned papers are really fun. And there is so much more too… such good value for money!
So I created this card for you with items from the kit and a few Simon Says Stamp dies. First I cut a Large Tag from some of the Bo Bunny patterned paper in the kit then I stamped the sentiment. I cut an Eliza Snowflake from vellum, then a Kate Snowflake from white card. I sprayed the smaller snowflake heavily with Calico Shine Mister Huey's then adhered them together and added to the tag. Some twine completed the look.
Snow Much Thanks 3 by Lucy Abrams
I love that these awesome Stitched Rectangle dies mean I don't have to get my sewing machine out so often any more. :)
Snow Much Thanks
Want to see the kit? Here is is in full. There's Perfect Pearls, some cute little postage stamp stickers and so much more.
This weekend I am busy working with the newly released Better Together collection. And I am having SO MUCH FUN!!! Thank you to those who requested products for me to work with - I am doing my best with them. :)
I will be back tomorrow to share… see you then.