Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Card: Today you are You

I saw a tri-fold card on Pinterest and just had to have a go at making one myself.
I altered the measurements a little - first I started with a card stock base of 6" x12".
I scored it at 2", 4", 8" and 10" along the long edge (across the short width).
Then you have to make two cuts from the 2" score line to the 10" score line. One cut is at 1.5", the other at 4.5".
The printed paper is cut as follows:
2 pieces are 1.75" x 5.75" (the giraffe paper in my example)
4 pieces are 1.75" x 1.25" (yellow print)
2 pieces are 1.75" x 2.75" (grey print)
2 pieces are 3.75" x 1.25" (grey print)
1 piece 3.75"x 2.75" (orange stripe)
For the front piece you need two pieces of card stock, one 3"x4.5" and another 2.75" x 4.25"
The sentiment in the middle is on a piece of card stock 3.25" x 2"

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Layout - Friends

Ahh, the sweet bliss of being on holidays! Yesterday, after spending the morning enjoying the sun, I had some time to play with stamps and create a layout. And here is the result:

The Washi Wonder stamp set is fast becoming one of my favourites! It was so much fun creating my own custom-made patterned paper.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Let's Celebrate

Historic Clunes

I was inspired to create a layout today and the photos that came to hand were of a day trip my Mum and I did to Clunes. The photos worked best with some of the prints from the Babycakes B&T Duos - a surprising paper choice for photos of old architecture. It just goes to show, even though a product is designed for one purpose (in this case, baby photos), they may also work well with completely different photos.

Happy Cards

After a long week at my day job (I'm a teacher), I enjoy relaxing in my craft room creating. Today, I especially needed to recharge my batteries, so I made these three cards.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


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