May 4, 2021

Birthday card for my Godmother

Today it is my Godmother's birthday and for her card I wanted to try to test some dies in order to see, if I could extend them, so they would fit a slimline card and I think it worked out okay.

Materials used:
Craft Sensations (Soft Sweet Pink collection)
Pink and white cardstock
China dies (leaves and frames)
Gittes Eget design (rectangle with stitches)
Marianne Design die (banner)

Signature dies (butterflies)
Spellbinders hot foil pink
Spellbinders hot plate
Flowers from WOC and my stash
Half pearls from my stash

Apr 23, 2021

Christmas in April

Recently I bougth a new alphabeth die set with larges letters with an outline. So I wanted to try to make a Christmas card with them, the Danish saying "God Jul" can be translated to Merry Christmas.

Materials used:
Green, mirror gold and dusty gold cardstock
Docrafts Papermania - First Noel collection
Simple and Basic die - inside scalloped frame
Marianne Design - pine branch
Gavlhuset die - letters
Rhinestones from my stash
Tiny pine cones and white snowballs from my stash

Apr 14, 2021

Birthday card for my daughters boyfriend

Back in January my oldest daughters boyfriend turned 18, so my husbond and I decided he should get a little present and so I made a card to go with it, mainly out of Maja Design scraps:

Materials used:
Maja Design – Denim and Friends collection
Marianne Design – COL1347 (numbers)
Simple and Basic – SBD098
Intricut Dies –Intriciate Doilies (the "frame" for the 18)
Hot foil plates – Spellbinders Everyday Sentiments II
Distress Ink – Tea Dye
Hot foil – Spellbinders Silver GLF-003
Half pearls from my stash

Apr 9, 2021

Bread baskets

Not so long ago I went to a store called Hobbii, which is a yarn store. There I bought some ribbon yarn because I wanted to try to crochet a bread basket. I used the recipe from Hobbii, which can be found on their website I am not totally happy with the end-result, I think they are a bit wobbly, so I might have to re-do them at some point.

Mar 31, 2021

Another goodbye card

End of March we said goodbye to yet another colleague, and since she knew that I was most likely to make a card for her, she had told me, that she had great expectations to the card, so I hope I lived up to her expectations. At least I was very happy with the end result 😉:

Materials used:
Maja Design - Little Street Cafe collection, Denim and Friends collection
White and dusty rose cardstock
China dies - flowers and frame
Marianne Design die - LR0256
NHH Design - Leaves and text
White flowers and stamens - WOC
White Gesso
Rhine stones and gold frame from my stash

Mar 27, 2021

Goodbye card for a colleague

Lately several colleagues has decided to leave and we usually give them a goodbye present and I make the card. This colleague was moving back to Australia, since she missed her family and friends, which is totally understandable after 3 years in Denmark.

Materials used:
Scrap And Me - Celebrations Rouge collection
Dark pink cardstock
Homemade foamiran flowers
Roses from WOC
China dies - big letters, leaves
Nellie Snellen die - small letters

Mar 17, 2021

Card with hot foiling

I am still playing around with my hot foil machine, and the last card I made was this one:

On the below picture I was able to catch the green foil better.
Materials used:
Light peach and white cardstock
Spellbinders hot foil plates - frame and leaves
Simple and Basics hot foil plate - Knus
Spellbinders hot foil - gold and green
Flowers - Spellbinders (came with the hot plate frame)
Spellbinders frame
Gittes Eget Design - the 2 square frames
Butterflies - China
Halfpearls from my stash