Emboss With Cabana Tiles Die by Janet
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Hello, Janet here with a quick clean and simple one layer card.  As soon as I saw the Cabana Tiles die in the Stamp Of Approval Tropically Yours collection I knew I would be making a lot of cards with it.  There are still some SOA boxes in stock – but they are at a limited amount so don’t wait too long!  There are 6 stamp sets and one die set in this Stamp Of Approval box but I only … Read More

Wonderful Clean & Simple Monochromatic Card
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Hi, I love floral stamps and I fell in love with this stamp set by Concord & 9th as soon as I saw it, but I wanted to create a monochromatic card with the wonderful word die.  The letters for this die are all connected – so no worry about having to try to get them all lined up or any shifting while you diecut.  The products I used are linked at the end of this blog post.   I … Read More

To My Love Christmas Card
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Hi, I have two clean and simple almost one layer cards to share with you today. I decided to make two cards so I could have a traditional colour scheme and a modern colour scheme. I knew I wanted to keep this card quite clean with lots of white space but I wanted some interest too.  I used the largest Cross-stitched circle die and embossed this with my Big Shot diecutting machine.  To emboss the die – I used Tab … Read More

Clean and Simple Christmas Card
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Hello, I wanted to use the extra small stamps from the Christmas Cheer stamp set by Concord and 9th to create a simple Christmas card with embossing and Distress ink watercolouring.  The list of products I used are listed and linked to the shop below.  Let me know what you think of this card.  I think the Candied Apple was too strong a colour.  What Distress ink colour would you have used?   On a piece of 11 x 14cm … Read More

Creating a background with one stamp
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Hi, I love all the stamps by Concord and 9th.  I wanted to find a new way to use the flower center stamp from the Pretty Petals stamp set.  I decided to create my own background pattern.  I trimmed some smooth white Neenah card to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and started stamping.  I started at the bottom of the card and worked out and up using different colours of ink by Hero Arts. I used Soft Pool and Pale Tomato from … Read More

Lemon Squeezy Background Stamping
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Hello, Janet here with an easy way to make a background on your cards using three stamps from the Hugs Stamp Set by Concord & 9th. I made a card base using bazzill cardstock , scored this in half, and trimmed a card front using watercolour card to 5.5″ x 4.25″. On an acrylic block I placed the lemon stamp from Hugs stamp set by Concord & 9th and started randomly stamping over the watercolour with jet black archival ink. I used the … Read More

CAS Sports Themed Cards
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Hi it’s Janet, I wanted to make some cards for the sports person in your life so I used the football and rugby sports stamps from Bert & Gert.  These stamp sets are great for boys (and girls) of all ages. Football Card I trimmed a piece of green cardstock to 13.5 x 9.5cm and stamped the sentiment ‘Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I assure you, it’s much more serious than that by Bill Shankly’ … Read More

Clean and Simple Birthday Card
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Hello, Janet here with a clean and simple card for people who don’t have a lot of time to make cards, or prefer this cleaner style with basic stamping.  I enjoyed using the banner stamps from a Concord and 9th stamp set to create my own borders.  All the products I used are listed and linked to the online shop at the bottom of this post.  I hope you enjoy this card tutorial. Cut one card base using bazzill cardstock and … Read More

Flower Friend Cards
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Hello, today I am sharing how to make simple one layer Friend Cards, using an Altenew stamp set.  Beautiful Lady is a great stamp set for creating simple, yet beautiful cards.   First, stamp the Beautiful Lady stamp by Altenew onto the right hand side of the card base in Tuxedo Black Memento ink. Using the friend die cut by Paper Smooches, die cut out of the card base (Part of the ‘f’ goes over the stamped image). TIP: Make … Read More

Simple Sympathy Greeting Card
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A good type of card to keep on hand are sympathy cards.  These aren’t the most favourite cards to send out but they are needed.  I used the Banner and Wreathe stamp set by Avery Elle to create this simple sympathy greeting card.  To find the products I used please click on any of the ‘green’ words in this post.  I will also list and link all the items at the bottom of this post.   I trimmed some mixed media … Read More

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