Fluttering by to say…Hello!

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Hi everyone!  I’m Karen and I’m so happy to share my first blog post as a guest designer for The Little Paper Tree.  I have created a card using the beautiful butterflies from the Sunshine and Bee Designs “Fluttering By” stamp set. Preparing The Butterflies I stamped each of the butterfly designs once onto white heavy-weight cardstock using Momento Tuxedo Black alcohol-friendly ink and used my Winsor and Newton Promarkers to add some colour.  The colours I used were Cerise, … Read More

Framed Christmas Art Using Cardmaking Supplies by Laura

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Happy holidays, crafty friends! It’s Laura here today with my last post of 2018. This year really flew by, didn’t it? Well, if you are anything like me, you still have loads to do before you are really Christmas ready (are we ever ready?!) and today I’m using my stamping supplies to create a festive, framed artwork to display in your home. I’ll be using Concord & 9th’s Plaid Builder and stamps from Catherine Pooler Designs’ Home for the Holidays … Read More

Personalised Drink Charms using Glitter by Laura

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Hello my crafty friends. It’s Laura here with you today and I’ve got something a bit different for you! I’m going to show you a super fun way to stretch your dies to decorate for a holiday party. In other words, I’m giving you a good reason (with tangible results!) to show your husband when he asks why you need more…well, anything craft related! 😉 As a HUGE fan of alphabet dies and stamps because they are so versatile. Don’t … Read More

Five Cards One Die by Jeni

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Hi, Jeni here with a quick blog post on how to make five cards with one die.  All the products I used are listed and linked below and available from the online shop.  I used the Stained Glass Coverplate die and different mediums to add the colour and finishing touches. Card 1 – Kind Firstly, I embossed the die onto some thick watercolour card to get the impression of the pattern and used Distress Oxide inks (Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet … Read More

Floral Happy Birthday Card

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Hi, now that Christmas is over I can get back to my beloved floral stamps. I love colouring in flowers and have a one layer card to share with you today.   Stamping I stamp the big floral image onto Bristol smooth card with Versamark embossing ink and cover the sticky embossing ink with Classic Gold embossing powder.  Heat setting the powder until it was all melted and smooth.  Then use the Zig Clean Colour Real Brush markers to colour … Read More

Merry Christmas Robin

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Hi, it’s Jeni with a cute and elegant Christmas card today. (Can you have cute and elegant together??) Making The Background I love making my own backgrounds with background stamps and fell in love with the Plaid Background stamp.  Placing the stamp in the Tim Holtz Stamp Platform, I inked it up with Paper Bag ink and stamped onto brown cardstock which I’d trimmed to 4.25 x 5″.  Using an acrylic block to stamp the lines to create a plaid pattern.  … Read More

Happy Birthday Pegasus

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Hello, aren’t the Pegasus Duo stamp set by Avery Elle cute?  I love colouring their mane and tails different colours!  I made these two cards using different colour combinations, but the same supplies – which I will list and link at the bottom of this post.   Stamping & Colouring I stamped both of the Pegasus stamps on Bristol card with Archival Jet Black ink and used the Zig Clean Colour Real Brush markers to colour them in.  Also stamped and … Read More

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