Places you’ll Flamingo Card by Katrina

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The flamingos on the Lawn Fawn stamp set Flamingo Together get me thinking about one of the items on my bucket list which is to visit Aruba. I decided to use this as inspiration for my card. I started the card by stamping some flamingos on to some Neenah cardstock. I coloured them using my Copic Markers, I did the same with the palm trees, cut them all out and put them to one side. Next I worked on the … Read More

Floral Speedy Recovery Card by Katrina

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Hello Today I am sharing a card featuring the Spring Bouquet stamp set from Avery Elle. I started the card by stamping the main floral image from the stamp set on to white cardstock. I then coloured it with my Copic Markers. I die cut it out and placed it to one side. Next I made a card base using white cardstock. I used the new Picket Fence Studios life changing brushes to blend some colour on to the card for … Read More

No ProbLlama Shaker Card by Katrina

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Hello. Today I am sharing a shaker card. I started the card by stamping the images from the stamp sets out on Bristol cardstock and coloured them using my Zig clean colour real brush markers. I only used three colours and blended them with water using a small paint brush to create shading and lighter areas of colour.     I took a 6 x 6 piece of white cardstock and die cut a heart. I then stamped the sentiments on the … Read More

You Are Loved Card by Katrina

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Hello. Today I am sharing a card using the  Heaven Sent stamp set by Honey Bee Stanps. I started by making a card base from white card. I inked the background for the card straight on to the card base. I took a stencil with various sized circles by MFT stamps called basic circles. If you dont have one of these you can make your own using circle dies and a sheet of Acetate to make your own. Just die … Read More

Clean And Simple Hugs Cards by Katrina

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Hello. Today I am sharing two clean and simple cards with Heffy Doodle Stamps and Distress Oxides. It’s nice to let someone know you are thinking of them and these cards are simple to make. I wanted to show you that by changing the background colours it can make the same card look very different. I started my card by making the two card bases. I then masked off a strip of the card towards the top. Next I selected … Read More

Snappy Christmas Card  by Katrina

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Hello everyone. Today I am sharing a card using a stamp set from Heffy Doodle to make a Christmas card. I started by colouring images from the stamp set using my Copic markers.and cut them out. I then put them to one side while I worked on the background. I made a 6×6 card base from some white cardstock. I then took Distress Oxide inks and a blending tool to lightly blend the background in two shades using a small … Read More

Cat Lady Card by Katrina

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Hello everyone. Today I am taking a step back from making Christmas cards to share a a scene card full of cute kitties. I started by stamping images from two different stamp sets by My Favorite Things. I stamped them on to Copic friendly cardstock using black ink then coloured them in using my Copics. Next I took a white card base and used a cloud stencil with distress ink to make the sky. To make the grass area I … Read More

Autumnal Sunshine Sweeties Card by Katrina

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Hello everyone. I hope you are well. Today I am sharing a card using the Honey Bee Stamps set Seasonal Sweeties. I started by stamping the images of the girl, cat and a handful of leaves on to copic friendly cardstock. I then used my Copic markers to colour the images in. Next I worked on the background. I had originally planned a galaxy but I was inspired by a YouTube video by Shari Carroll where she made a page … Read More

Embossing Autumn Leaves by Katrina

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Hello everyone. I hope you are enjoying seeing the autumn colours all around us. I used them for inspiration for the card I am sharing with you today. I used the stamp set from Catherine Pooler to create a clean and simple thank you card with a pop of autumn colours, which was quick and easy to make. To start the card I made a card base from white card stock. I then used purple tape to mask off a … Read More

Summer Stamps for a Christmas Card by Katrina

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Hello everyone. This is my first blog post for The Little Paper Tree so I thought I would start by introducing myself. My name is Katrina and I live in England with my husband of 16 years and our 3 children aged 14, 12 and 5. I have a passion for card making and craft. I started card making about 5 years ago but everything in the shops seemed to be all lace and frills and that just wasn’t me. Then I discovered American … Read More

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