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Large 3D snow globe (no speciality dies needed)

Hey everyone!

I have had this 3D snow globe in my head for a few weeks now. I have to say that it was a challenge but I am so glad I made it! The pictures do it no justice! It really is stunning and the great thing is you can really shake it!!

It is more of an advanced project as it can be quite fiddly to put together. Once you get your main ‘globe’ together it comes along nicely.

I had more ideas for this, I thought about putting lights in and making it even bigger. You would need an A4 machine to make it bigger so I kept it smaller as not everyone has an A4 machine.

This is my faveourite project od 2021!! I love it. I hope you do too.

This is my original creation so if you intend to make a tutorial for it, please ask my permission and also if you are planning to make a cut file or die.

The Poinsettia stamps and dies I used are by Chloe but they are out of stock everywhere. sorry. I do have the links for the Christmas village and also the ‘teeth’ die. I will link them below .

https://www.ppcrafts.net/product-page/christmas-village-die-set

chttps://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000906526671.html?spm=a2g0o.store_pc_allProduct.8148356.6.58477efcoqwnnX

DIMENSIONS

1 X CARD MEASURING 3 X 11 3/4″ SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 1/2 ” EACH END , SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 1/2″ AND 2 1/2″

1 X CARD MEASURING 3 X 7 3/4″ SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 1/2″ AND 2 1/2″

MY 2 CIRCLES MEASURED 5 3/4″ AND 4 1/4″

CARD FOR THE STAND MEASURES 4 X 2 1/2″ YOU NEED 2 OF THESE , YOU NEED 2 SIDE PIECES MEASURING 3 X 2″ SCORE THE 3″ SIDE AT 1/2″ AND 2 1/2″

I don’t think I will be back until the new year now. I want to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!!

Love Annxx

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10 Awesome Gift Card/Money Wallet ideas!

Hey everyone!

Today I am back with another compilation type tutorial. I know you love these types of projects and with it being so close to Christmas I thought this would be perfect! Lots of us give money or gift cards and its nice to be able to make your own packaging for them.

I have 10 different types so I hope you like them! Most of them only require card, paper and glue etc. These don’t just have to be for Christmas and can be adapted for any time of the year and occasion.

The first project was a pop up wallet. Simple to make and I think this would be a great one for the Guy’s!

1 x card measuring 8 1/4 x 3 7/8″ score the middle @ 4 1/8″ Inside card measures 8 x 3 3/4″ score at 2, 4 & 6″ The pop pat measures 4 1/2 x 2 7/8″ Score the long side @ 4″

How adorable is this little handbag/purse! This is so easy to make and you only need card and paper.

I love these pull up presents. Again, very simple to make and you only need a few supplies.

This adorable ‘Santa suit’ pocket is so easy to make. I added some little jingle bells on mine. So cute.

This pop up gift card holder is really sweet. I have seen a metal die that creates this but I don’t have it. It was fairly simple to make when you know how lol. This is perfect for any occasion. Outside card measures 6 1/4 x 4 1/4″ score the middle @ 3 1/8″ Inside card measures 4 x 6″ Measure up 2 1/4″ on both sides, mark with a pencil and measure up 2 1/4″ again. You also need to score the same inside piece in the middle at 3″

This gift card holder is made from double sided paper and you can make 3 from one sheet of 12 x 12″ Its so easy to make.

This is a really cool card and I thought it would be perfect to hold a gift card. It may look tricky to make but its very simple!

Card base measures 10 x 5 7/8 score the long side @ 4 1/8″ & 8 1/4″ Your inside reveal card needs to measure 7 x 4 1/2″ score the long side @ 1/2″, 3 1/4″, 3 3/4″ & 4 1/4″

Another very simple gift card holder. You could make a ton of these in know time!!

I love this money wallet. You can decorate it anyway you like and it’s so simple to make.

Another really sweet pop up gift card holder. Again, very simple to make but very effective.

card measures 11 3/4″ x 4 1/2 score the long side @ 5″, 5 7/8 and 6 3/4″ You need 3 pieces of patterned paper measuring 4 1/4″ x 4 3/4″

So there we have it! 10 different ways to gift money or gift cards. I hope you have gained some inspiration and ideas to make your own this year.

I will pop the link to my tutorial at the end of this post.

Bye for now

Ann xx

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‘Forever’ Poinsettia Pot Plant!

This is my ‘forever’ Christmas Poinsettia plant pot! No Dies are needed and I even have a free template for the Poinsettia Flowers!

Hey everyone,

Today I have a really cool Poinsettia plant pot for you. I was totally inspired by an SVG cutting file that I saw. I really wanted to try and create something similar without the use of any Machines or Dies. It’s turned out pretty amazing and all you really need is Card, pencil, Ruler, Glue and some Kebab skewers/wire!!

I love the pot and I will be making this pot for any future floral projects. I also love how big it is!!

I have also included a free poinsettia template with this tutorial. Just print it off, cut it out and then use them to draw around on your chosen card!

I will also include some of the measurements below and the link to my step by step tutorial.

DIMENSIONS:

CARD FOR THE TOP OF THE POT MEASURES 10 1/2 x 2 7/8″ YOU NEED 2 OF THESE

SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 3 1/4, 6 1/2 AND 9 3/4″

SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 3/4, 1″ AND 2 1/2″

THE REST OF THE POT IS MADE UP FROM THE TEMPLATES I TOLD YOU TO MAKE IN THE TUTORIAL.

I hope you like it and will try making one yourself. I think it would make a perfect gift.

Love Ann xx

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Large No Die ‘Tree’ Gift Box

Hey everyone,

Today I am back with this very large ‘Tree’ style gift box. The great thing is, you don’t need any dies or fancy tools to make this box. A pencil, ruler and scissors are all you really need. This is a pretty big box and measures around 4″ deep and about 10″ in length! Perfect to fit Christmas gifts or treats in.

I love the fact the lid lifts off rather than just an opening at the bottom. Its much easier to get things in and out. I really mean it when I say this box is very easy to make! Its also pretty quick too I know for certain that I will be making this box time and time again.

MEASUREMENTS:

CARD FOR THE BASE TRIANGLE AND INSIDE DECORATIVE TRIANGLE MEASURES 8 1/2″ X 10″ OR 21.5 CM X 25.4 CM

2 PIECES OF CARD FOR THE BASE SIDES MEASURE 4 1/2 X 11 3/8″

OR 11.4 CM X 28.8 CM

1 SMALLER PIECE FOR BASE SIDE MEASURING 4 1/2″ X 9 1/8″ OR 11.4 CM X 23 CM , SCORE ALL OF THESE PIECES ON THE LONG SIDE @ 1/2″ AND THE SHORT SIDE AT 3/4″


CARD FOR THE TOP TRIANGLE MEASURES 10 1/8″ X 8 3/4″ OR 25.7 CM X 22.2 CM

PAPER FOR THE TOP TRIANGLE MEASURES 8 1/4 X 9 3/4″ OR 20.9 CM X 24.7 CM

2 PIECES OF CARD FOR THE TOP SIDES MEASURE 11 1/2 X 4 1/4 OR 10.7 CM X 29.2 CM

1 SMALLER PIECE MEASURES 4 1/4 X 9 1/4″ OR 23.4 CM X 10.7 CM SCORE ALL 3 OF THESE PIECES ON THE LONG SIDE AT 1/2″ AND THE SHORT SIDE AT 3/4″


PAPER TO DECORATE THE SIDES X 2 PIECES 10 3/4 X 3 1/2″ OR 27.3 CM X 8.8 CM

1 PIECE MEASURING 8 1/2″ X 3 1/2″ OR 8.8 CM X 21.5 CM

Please find the link to my Youtube tutorial at the end of this post.

Bye for now x

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Handbag/Purse Folio

Hey everyone,

Today I am back with another stationary gift idea. I am calling this a Handbag folio. Its perfect for stocking fillers/Christmas gifts. This folio is simple to make and costs very little. If you don’t have chipboard you can use cereal boxes or whatever cardboard you have lying around.

Depending on what size notebook you have, you can alter the size of this and make it A5 if you wish. This one is an A6. I also added a Pen/pencil holder and a side pocket.

DIMENSIONS

2 PIECES OF CHIPBOARD/CARDBOARD MEASURING 6 1/4 X 4 1/4″ OR 15.8 CM X 10.8 CM

2 PIECES MEASURING 3/4 X 6 1/4″ OR 1. 9 CM X 15.8 CM

1 PIECE MEASURING 6 1/4″ X 2 1/2″ OR 15.8 CM X 6.3 CM

YOU WILL NEED 2 PIECES ARE CARD THAT ARE 8″ IN HEIGHT , YOU WILL NEED TO JOIN 2 PIECES OF A4 OR 12 X 12 TOGETHER

CARD FOR THE NOTEBOOK POCKET MEASURES 5 1/8″ X 4 1/2″ OR 13 CM X 11.4 CM

SCORE 3 SIDE AT 1/2″ OR 1.2 CM

PAPER FOR THE ENVELOPE POCKET MEASURES 8 X 3″ OR 20.3 CM X 7.6 CM

SCORE THE LONG SIDE AT 1/2 AND 1″ ON BOTH ENDS OR 1.2 CM AND 2.5 CM

SCORE THE SHORT SIDE AT 1/2″ OR 1.2 CM

I CUT THE PAPER FOR THE INSIDE OF THE FOLIO TO 11 X 6″ OR 27.9 CM X 15.2 CM

I ADDED A SMALLER PIECE AT THE END WHICH WAS 2 1/2 X 6″ BUT I MEASURED UP 1″ ON EACH SIDE TO GIVE ME THE POINTY SHAPE . YOU WILL NEED 2 OF THESE, ONE FOR THE FRONT AND INSIDE.

Please make sure to check out my Youtube tutorial for full step by step instructions.

Bye for now xx

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MINI Pyramid with a TWIST!

Hey everyone,

Sorry I have not been around much. I am still so upset after having my beautiful Daisy put to sleep last Friday night. She has left a huge hole in my heart and the last week has been terrible. I had Daisy for 11 years and I would give anything to have her back.

Since I did the Pyramid advent calendar last week, I have had lots of messages and emails from people asking if I could make a smaller one. Even one that you could use for any occasion or use for Chocolates etc on Christmas day. I came up with this mini version but it also has a twist! You have the option to leave the ‘twist’ out if you wish.

The recess is perfect to hold a chocolate or whatever you want!

Please make sure to check out my step by step YouTube tutorial. I will pop the link at the end of this post. The great thing is you don’t need any dies or fancy tools. The only die I used was the little bow on the stopper. Everything is done with a ruler and pencil.

DIMENSIONS

MAKE A TEMPLATE FOR YOUR TRIANGLES AS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO. YOU WILL NEED A PIECE OF CARD OR PAPER MEASURING 5 x 7″

YOU NEED A PIECE OF CARD OR PAPE MEASURING 3 X 3″ TO MAKE A SMALLER TRIANGLE

YOU NEED A PIECE OF PAPER OR CARD TO MAKE SMALLER TRIANGLE FOR YOUR TOPPER. THIS NEEDS TO MEASURE 2 X 2 3/4″

CARD FOR YOUR PYRAMID BOTTOM NEED TO MEASURE 8 1/8″ X 7 3/4″

YOU ALSO NEED 5 PIECES OF CARD MEASURING 1 X 5″

SCORE IN THE MIDDLE AT 1/2″ ON THE SHORT SIDE.

I hope you will give this one a try. I will be back on Sunday and I also have some awesome videos coming up over the next few weeks.

Love Ann

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Pyramid Advent Calendar

Hey everyone

Today I am back with an awesome project!! This is my pyramid advent calendar. I am so proud of this and I thought it up myself. It was a labour of love, not because it’s hard but it’s labour intensive. The boxes are probably the things that take the most time.

The pyramid stand over 12″ tall and is around 6″ wide. I have to say that it looks so much better in ‘real’ life too.

The front panel drops down to reveal all of your advent boxes!

I also made a little ‘stopper’ for the top of the pyramid to keep it closed.

I hope you like what i came up with and will make one yourself this year. Something like this would cost a fortune is a store! It truly is beautiful.

DIMENSIONS:

TRIANGLES

YOU WILL NEED 3 SHEETS OF A4 CARD TO MAKE YOUR TRIANGLES. YOU WILL GET 3 TRIANGLES FROM 1 SHEET OF A4 CARD.
TO MAKE YOUR TRIANGLE TEMPLATE TAKE A PIECE OF CARD WHICH IS 11 1/4″ X 6″
OR 28.5 CM X 15.2 CM
MARK THE TOP OF THE CARD AT 3″ AND DRAW A PENCIL LINE FROM THE BOTTOM CORNERS TO THE TOP 3″ MARK. THIS WILL CREATE YOUR TRIANGLE. DRAW YOUR TAB ON LIKE IN THE VIDEO. DO THIS TO 3 OF THE PIECES.
YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO CREATE A SMALLER TRIANGLE TO DECORATE YOUR PYRAMID. DO THIS AS SHOWN IN THE TUTORIAL.
YOU ALSO NEED 5 HINGES WHICH NEED TO MEASURE 6 X 1″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE AT 1/2″ ON THE SHORT SIDE. OR 15.2 CM X 2.5 CM
TO MAKE THE BASE CUT A PIECE OF CARD TO 10 1/4″ X 9″ OR 26 CM X 22.8 CM
MEASURE IN 2″ FROM EACH BOTTOM CORNER , MEASURE UP TO 5 5/8″ FROM THE BOTTOM ON EACH SIDE AND ALSO MARK ALONG THE TOP AT 5 1/8″ . JOIN THEM TOGETHER AS SHOWN IN THE TUTORIAL.

BOXES

YOU NEED 24 BOXES
YOUR CARD NEEDS TO MEASURE 6 1/2 X 5″ OR 16.5 CM X 12.7 CM
SCORE THE LONG SIDE AT 1 1/2, 3, 4 1/2 & 6″ OR 3.8 CM, 7.6 CM, 11.4 CM & 15.2 CM
SCORE THE SHORT SIDE AT 1 1/2″, 3″ & 4 1/2″ OR 3.8 CM, 7.6 CM & 11.4 CM
YOU NEED 4 (96 PIECES IN TOTAL)
PIECES OF CARD OR PAPER TO DECORATE EACH BOX. THEY NEED TO MEASURE 1 3/8″ SQUARE OR 3.4 CM

STOPPER

CUT A PIECE OF CARD STOCK TO 1 7/8″ X 3 1/2″ OR 4.7 CM X 8.8CM
MARK THE TOP OF THE SHORT SIDE AT JUST UNDER 1″ OR 2.5CM THEN DRAW A PENCIL LINE FROM EACH BOTTOM CORNER TO THE PENCIL MARK. THIS WILL FORM A TRIANGLE. FOLLOW THE STEPS IN THE TUTORIAL TO MAKE THE REST.

So, there we have it!! I am so looking forward to seeing your versions!!!

I will be back next week with some more tutorials.

Love Ann xxx

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A5 Notebook Folio

Hey everyone πŸ™‚

Today I have the most beautiful A5 notebook folio. I am so pleased with how it turned out and I think it looks very professional and pretty expensive too! It really didn’t cost much to make and it wasn’t difficult either. I have a step by step video tutorial for you to follow along and make one.

This would make a perfect Christmas gift for anyone. I think it would be perfect for Teachers gifts this year and the brilliant thing is you can decorate it any way you like! You could make quite a few of these for a couple of pounds.

I picked up some cheap A5 notebooks from my local Boyes store but I am sure you can get them from Amazon/Ebay etc. I am also happy to make other sizes if you want me too.

I will be using this one for my projects/notes etc for my YouTube tutorials πŸ™‚ I will also be making a couple more for some crafty friends too.

One of the things i love about this folio is that you can refill the notebook! It just slips in and out the back. I also made a very generous pocket for the inside to. I may even make a pen holder on the next size folio tutorial.

I am going to have a look around and see if I can find any of those binder clips that I can attach to the front. If I find any I will let you all know.

DIMENSIONS

2 PIECES OF GREYBOARD/CHIPBOARD/CEREAL BOX MEASURING 9 X 6 1/2″
OR 22.8 CM X 16.5 CM
1 PIECE FOR THE SPINE MEASURING 9 X 1″
OR 22.8 CM X 2.5 CM


YOU ALSO NEED 2 PIECES OF PATTERNED PAPER MEASURING 11 X 12″ OR 27.9 CM X 30.5 CM
YOU NEED 2 PIECES OF PATTERNED PAPER TO COVER THE INSIDE, THEYNEED TO MEASURE 6 1/4″ X 8 3/4″ OR 15.9 CM X 22.2 CM
THE LAST PIECE FOR THE SPINE MEASURES 8 3/4″ X 2″ OR 22.2 CM X 5 CM

THE CARD FOR YOUR NOTEPAD MEASURES 7 3/8 X 6 3/4″ OR 18.8 CM X 17.1 CM
SCORE THE LONG SIDE AT 1/2″ ON EACH END OR 1.2 CM
THE CARD FOR THE POCKET MEASURES 8 1/4″ X 4 1/8″ OR 20.9 CM X 10.4 CM
SCORE THE LONG SIDE AT 1/2″ AND 1″ ON BOTH SIDES OR 1.2 CM AND 2.5 CM
SCORE THE SHORT SIDE AT 1/2″ OR 1.2 CM

IF YOU WANT TO COVER YOUR NOTEPAD THE PAPER NEEDS TO MEASURE 5 7/8″ X 12″ OR 14.9 CM X 30.5 CM

I hope you have enjoyed Today’s project, I will pop the link for the video at the end of this post. Remember to check out YouTube at 6pm tomorrow night (Monday the 8th of November) as i will be live for some more crepe paper flowers.

Bye for now xx

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Beautiful recess box card

Hey everyone,

I came up with this ‘Recess box card’ the other day. I am thrilled with it and its actually really simple to make. I added some lights inside but you could also use a Tealight. I also made a gift box for it.

Don’t you wish you could shrink and hop inside lol

I have always had a bit of an obsession with small house scenes and dolls houses etc. Ever since being a small child they have always fascinated me. I often wish I could shrink and fit inside.

Below I am going to give you the measurements for the box card and the gift box.

DIMENSIONS

CARD FOR THE BOX CARD MEASURES 10 X 8 1/2″

SCORE ALL 4 SIDES AT 1/2 AND 2″


CUT AN APETURE FROM THE MIDDLE WHICH MEASURES APPROX 4 1/8″ X 2″

WHITE CARD FOR YOUR RECESS MEASURES 6 7/8″ X 5 1/8″

SCORE ALL 4 SIDES AT 1/2″ AND 1 1/2″


CARD FOR THE BACK MEASURES JUST UNDER 4 1/2″ X 6″

CARD TO WRITE YOUR MESSAGE MEASURES 5 1/4″ X 3 7/8″

MEASUREMENTS FOR THE BOX:

2 PIECES OF CARD MEASURING 8 1/4″ X 9 3/4″

SCORE THEM BOTH THE SAME AT 1 3/4″ ON ALL 4 SIDES BUT BEFORE YOU SCORE ONE OF THE PIECES SLIGHTLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE EDGE OF THE SCOREBOARD BEFORE EVERY SCORE. THIS PIECE WILL BE YOUR LID.

PAPER FOR THE TOP OF THE BOX MEASURES 6 1/8 X 4 5/8″

PAPER FOR THE SIDES OF THE BOX MEASURE 1 1/2″ X 6 1/8″ X 2 PIECES

1 1/2″ X 4 5/8″ X 2 PIECES

I hope you will give it a try.

Bye for now xx

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Triple Fold Flat Display/Bay window card

Hey everyone,

Today I have a beautiful fold flat triple display card! I thought this one up and I think it makes a very special card. It can be made for any occasion and you could use circles, ovals, squares and also a window like I did in my original card.

I love the one with the windows but the paper I chose was way to busy. You could maybe make it a Christmas scene from the outside looking in and have a Tree and maybe a fireplace etc. You could also emboss the card with maybe a brick embossing folder or even a stencil.

Please make sure to check out my YouTube tutorial. I will put the link at the end of this post.

DIMENSIONS:

CARD BASE MEASURES 11 3/4″ X 5″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 5 7/8″

WHITE CARD TO MAKE YOUR ‘WINDOW’ 4 7/8″ X 11 1/2″ SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 1″, 41/8″, 7 3/8″ & 10 1/2″

INSIDE CARD OR PAPER MEASURES 5 3/4″ X 4 3/4″ YOU NEED 2 OF THESE

PAPER OR CARD STRIPS X 2 PIECES FOR THE SIDES OF YOUE CARD MEASURE 7/8″ X 4 7/8″

PAPER TO DECORATE THE FRONT MEASURES 5 3/4″ X 4 7/8″

I will be back on Monday with another YouTube Live at 6pm

Love Ann xx

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Beautiful 3D Pop up book card

Hi everyone,

I mentioned on Sunday that I had a stunning card for you today. I have to say that I am totally and utterly in love with this! Its so elegant and expensive looking. Its just right up my street! The copper, white and navy colour scheme just stand out to me. I truly love it.

I made a pop up back card about 4 years ago on my Youtube channel. Its the same concept but I have added a 3D element to it. Normally you would just stamp a design on the ‘book’ part but I have cut circles out and added my Christmas village/scene inside.

I think whoever gets a card like this would be thrilled to bits with it. This one is going to be my Mum’s Christmas card. I know she will love it.

I have another idea for a future video so make sure you are subscribed to my channel. I think you will like the idea I have in my head.

A few people have asked me if I ever sell any of my projects. I don’t but I am going to pop this on my website and I will make to order . My website is http://www.ppcrafts.net

MEASUREMENTS:

OUTSIDE CARD MEASURES 12 X 6″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 6″
WHITE INSIDE CARD MEASURES 11 3/4 X 5 5/8″ MEASURE IN 3/4″ ON ALL 4 SIDES AND JOIN MARKS TOGETHER TO FORM A RECTANGLE WITH A PENCIL & RULER
SCORE IT IN THE MIDDLE @ 5 7/8″
MEASURE IN 3 1/4″ FROM EACH END AND SCORE UP TO THE PENCIL LINE, DO THIS TOP AND BOTTOM AS IN THE VIDEO
MEASURE IN 1″ FROM THE PENCIL LINE ON BOTH ENDS AND SCORE IN THE RECTANGLE BOX ONLY
CUT AS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO AND FOLD YOUR CARD
MATS AND LAYERS
3 7/8″ X 7/8″ X 2 + 3 3/4″ X 3/4″ X2
2 3/8″ X 5/8″ X4 + 2 1/4″ X 1/2″ X 4
INSIDE BACKGROUND PAPER MEASURES 5 X 4″ X 2 PIECES
OUTSIDE MAT AND LAYER MEASURES 5 7/8 X 5 7/8″ + 5 3/4″ X 5 3/4″

I hope you like this card as much as I do!!

I will be back on Sunday with another project.

Love Ann xx

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DOUBLE Floating Display Card + Gift Box

Hey everyone!

As you may know, last Sunday I made a Floating display card. I really do love that card and its been lovely to see so many other people making it! When I made it I Knew I was going to attempt a bigger or ‘double’ version. Well here it is!! I hope you like it πŸ™‚

I also made a gift box for the card as its to big for a regular envelope.

This is the pretty gift box I made.

I really hope you will have a try of this card. I think it would look perfect on a fire place etc. Its a display piece and would make a very special Christmas card. Of course you can make it for any occasion, a wedding would be also be perfect.

Below you can find the measurements for the card and box. I will also put a link to my YouTube video at the end of this post. I will show you step by step how to create this beautiful card.

MEASUREMENTS:

CARD

2 X CARDSTOCK MEASURING 4 X 6″ SCORE ON THE SHORT SIDE @ 2″

1 X CARDSTOCK MEASURING 2 1/2″ X 4″

2 X CARDSTOCK MEASURING 4 1/2″ X 2″ SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 1/2″ , 1″, 3 1/2″ & 4″ DO THIS TO BOTH PIECES

MATS & LAYERS FOR YOUR CARD:

8 X MATS MEASURING 1 7/8″ X 5 7/8″ / 8 X LAYERS MEASURING 1 3/4″ X 5 3/4″

2 X MATS MEASURING 2 3/8″ X 5 7/8″ / 2 X LAYERS MEASURING 2 1/4″ X 5 3/4″

MEASUREMENTS FOR YOUR BOX:

2 X CARD STOCK MEASURING 12 X 8 1/4″

SCORE 1 PIECE AT 1″ ON ALL 4 SIDES

SCORE THE OTHER PIECE THE SAME BUT SLIGHTLY MOVE IT WAY FROM THE EDGE OF THE SCOREBOARD LIKE I SHOW IN THE VIDEO. (THIS WILL BE YOUR LID)

MAT & LAYER FOR THE BOX LID:

6 1/8″ X 9 7/8″ & THE MAT IS 6″ X 9 3/4″

Please make sure to check my YouTube channel on Wednesday! I have an incredible 3D pop up book fold card coming! Its beautiful.

Love Ann xx

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Amazing Magnetic Surprise Box/card

Hey everyone!

I am so please with this card!! I had it in my head and it turned out so good. It’s fun and quirky and I think it would be awesome for kids! The great thing about this card is it also spins! You can fit treats or goodies in your gift box, that is magnetic so it can be placed on or off the card. You can also stamp a surprise message underneath the box! I love it.

As this is my idea, I do ask that if you want to create it for a tutorial etc, please ask permission and also a link back to my Youtube video and blog πŸ™‚

I hope you like this card and give it a try! Its not hard to make and i will list all the measurements below and you can also follow along with my video.

DIMENSIONS :

BASE CARD MEASURES 6 X 11 3/4″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 5 7/8″

PATTERNED PAPER X 4 MEASURING 5 3/4″ X 5 7/8″

CARD MEASURING 6 X 2 1/2″ SCORE ON THE SHORT SIDE @ 1 1/4″

PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE ABOVE CARD X3 MEASURING 1 1/8″ X 5 7/8″

WHITE STAMPING CARD MEASURING APPROX 4 1/2″ X 3″

BOX

CARD MEASURING 8 X 6 1/2″

SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 2 7/8″ , 3 5/8″ , 6 1/2″ & 7 1/4″

SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 3/4″ , 5″ & 5 7/8″

Please find the link for my video below.

Love Ann xx

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Staggered Angle fold card

Hey everyone!

I promised last week that I had another fancy fold card for you. This one was sent to me by the same Lady (Steff) It’s very simple to make and i think its a little bit quirky too!

I have used my Christmas Elegance Tree die but of course you can use anything you have. This card would be fab for anytime of the year and any occasion to be honest. I hope you like it and will give it a try.

You need a piece of card measuring 11 3/4″ x 6″

score the long side at 5 1/4″ , 5 3/4″ & 6 1/4″

You also need 4 strips of paper for ‘folds’ i cut mine to 3/8″ wide and just used my card as a template to get the length.

Measure down 1″ like i show you in the video . I made the card in scrap paper first and i used that as a template to cut my patterned paper.

You can find a link to the video below.

Bye for now!

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Front floating display card

Front floating display card

Hey everyone!

I am so sorry I didn’t get a chance to upload this post last Sunday! I have had a whirl wind week. I have been inundated with orders for my new Christmas Elegance die. It sold out again from all the back orders but hopefully I will have more in the next 2-3 weeks.

I have already seen so many different variations on this card and its been so lovely to see them all. This is going to be one of my favourite cards to make.

I promised I would give all the measurements and also the measurements for the 3d envelope. You can also find the link to the video at the end of this post.

MEASUREMENTS FOR THE CARD:

CARD MEASURES 6″ X 10 1/2″

SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 2″, 4″, 4 1/2″ , 6, 6 1/2″ & 8 1/2″

8 X MATS MEASURING 1 7/8″ X 5 7/8″

8 X LAYERS MEASURING 1 3/4″ X 5 3/4″

CARD FOR THE ENVELOPE MEASURES 11″ X 10 1/4″

SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 3/4″ , 5 1/4″ , 6″ & 10 1/2″

SCORE THE SHORT SIDE @ 3/4″ , 6 3/4″ & 7 1/2″

Make sure to join me this Sunday for another awesome card!!

Love Ann x

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Craft room/Stamp storage

Hey everyone

Today I am back with some more awesome craft room storage. Since I did the desk top die folder I keep getting asked to do a stamp storage solution. When I made this folder I didn’t think about it being for stamps but now that I look at it I think you could store stamps in it.

This storage folder is pretty simple to make and its lovely to be able to make it in the colours/paper that you choose. As I explained in the video you could do the closure with Velcro or even ribbon. Its also a perfect chance to use up your card stock and also all that patterned paper we hoard!

I will list all the measurements below and also the link to the video.

MEASUREMENTS:

CHIPBOARD FOR THE COVER

1 PIECE MEASURING 9 X 7 3/4″

1 PIECE MEASURING 9 X 8″

2 PIECES MEASURING 9 X 1 1/2″

1 PIECE MEASURING 9 X 2 7/8″

CHIPBOARD FOR THE INSIDE

2 PIECES MEASURING 2 7/8″ X 7 3/4″

2 PIECES MEASURING 8 3/8″ X 2 7/8″

PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE FRONT 7 1/2″ X 8 1/4″

2 X PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE SPINE 8 3/4″ X 1 3/8″

I will see you all on Sunday!

Love Ann xx

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10 ways to use vellum

Hey everyone πŸ™‚

Sorry I have not been around for over a week! My new website has been keeping me very busy with orders and also it was time to ship my September craft box. Busy times. Next week I am hoping to launch my new Die!! Super excited for this, I will keep you all updated on the launch date.

Today I have 10 ways to use vellum. I love vellum but I think sometimes we don’t know what to do with it. I hope maybe you get some ideas from this post/video. I will pop all the things I made below and also the link to the video at the end of this post.

If you check back later I will pop on some more pictures of the alcohol ink and also the white acrylic stamping I did.

Bye for now

Ann xx

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I would love your vote

Hey everyone!

I just wanted to pop up a quick post and say you still have time to vote for me in the Crafts beautiful awards 2021. I am thrilled to be nominated for the most inspiring blog but it would be the icing on the cake to win it.

This is my very first nomination in the whole 5 years I have been doing this. Like I said, I am over the moon to be nominated considering most of the other nominees are large companies or people who have big companies backing them. I have nobody! Just little old me! I am very proud of that but I would love your support to help me win πŸ™‚

You can enter from overseas but you will not be entered in to the giveaways (that is for UK voters)

I really hope you choose to vote for me. I will pop the link below. If you have already voted, thank you so much!

https://www.crafts-beautiful.com/awards/

Love Ann

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Amazing Die storage binder!

Beautiful die storage binder

Hey everyone!

I promised when I made my desktop die folder I would also make some kind of storage binder for either dies or stamps. Well, look what we have today! I am quite pleased with how this has turned out. The only thing I am not happy with is the card stock I picked. Its a bit to thin to be used on a binder. Me also being a bit heavy handed hasn’t helped! I pressed a bit to hard and went through the other side. Never mind.

This binder was super simple to make and I just love the spine! My mind is already working away on what else I will be creating using this binder method. The rings I used in mine were 2″ however, I see know reason why you couldn’t use a smaller size.

I made 5 inserts for mine which are all double sided. I see know reason why it wouldn’t hold another 5, making it 10 altogether. I just love the fact that you can make it in any colour or style you choose! You could also add a closure, maybe a magnetic one or maybe a ribbon closure. The choice is yours.

I must say that I am so sorry that the clip for the hole making/punching has disappeared! I was so angry when I realised it wasn’t there. I have know clue where it has gone or even what I have done. Below I will list all the measurements and also the measurements you need to punch your holes.

YOU WILL NEED:

2 x CHIPBOARD/GREYBOARD MEASURING 8 X 8″

1 X CHIPBOARD/GREYBOARD MEASURING 3 1/2″ X 8

2 X PATTERNED PAPER MEASURING 10 X 10″ SCORE ALL 4 SIDES AT 1″ (DO THIS TO BOTH PIECES)

1 X CARDSTOCK FOR THE SPINE MEASURING 10 X 8 1/4″ SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 1″ & 9″

TO COVER THE INSIDE I USED 1 PIECE OF CARDSTOCK MEASURING 7 3/4″ X 11 3/4″ & 1 PIECE MEASURING 7 3/4″ X 7 3/4″

INSERTS

CERAL BOXES/CHIPBOARD OR GREYBOARD MEASURING 8″ X 7 1/4″ ( THIS BINDER MAY HOLD UPTO 10 INSERTS)

PAPER TO COVER YOUR INSERTS, 1 PIECE MEASURING 10 X 9 1/4″ SCORE ALL 4 SIDES @ 1″

PAPER TO COVER THE BACK OF YOUR INSERTS MEASURING 7 3/4″ X 7″

HOLES

MEASURE IN 3/4″ FROM EACH SIDE OF THE SPINE THEN MEASURE UP 1″ THAT IS WHERE YOU WILL PUNCH YOUR HOLES. ( YOU NEED TO DO THIS AT BOTH ENDS OF THE SPINE AS YOU NEED 2 HOLES IN EACH END)

IT SHOULD WORK OUT THAT YOUR HOLES ARE 1″ FROM THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SPINE AND 2″ APART

I hope you will make one of these for yourself!

If this project/video does ok I have something similar for Sunday. Its not a stamp binder but its a great craft room storage project πŸ™‚ Its just so much work and I was finding that my videos were getting poor views. That’s why I don’t do a lot of 3D projects anymore. It really messes with the YouTube algorithms and then YouTube don’t share your videos anymore and your channel just starts to go downhill. It kind of destroys all the work you have put in. I hope you understand.

See you all on Sunday.

Love Ann xx

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10 ways to use basic die shapes + floating shakers!

Floating shaker

Hey everyone!

I hope you managed to catch my latest Youtube video last Sunday. I decided to have a play around with some basic shape/nesting dies . I am really glad that I did as some of these cards are so pretty.

Its just another way to use up what we may have already. I also think some of these cards and ideas would be perfect for Children/Teenagers, we have lots of bright colours. I love bright colours, they lift me up instantly.

The photo at the top of this post is the floating shaker that I came up with. You may remember I did a video last week about 3 new laminating hacks. In that video I laminated a piece of card and then made a stencil from it. This is the exact same technique but you also add your ‘floating’ element at the same time. I explain how to do it in this video so hopefully you get what I mean.

Below I will add the pictures of all the cards I created in this video. At the end of this post I will also put the link to my YouTube video.

I hope you like them and hopefully you will have a try making some of them for yourself.

Make sure to check back here and also my YouTube channel, I have an awesome video coming.

See you on Wednesday

Love Ann xx

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Kitchen Paper Crafts!!!

Hey everyone!

Today I am back with a mind blowing technique for you! Did you know that you can die cut Kitchen paper and water colour/paint it???? Well you can and it looks amazing! I am totally addicted to this, how to cool is it to be able to use what we already have lying around our home?

I will pop some pictures below of the projects i made with my die cut paper towels. I coloured them in with watercolour paints https://amzn.to/3jGBmEU and some of them i heat embossed. They look like fabric or something from a very regal Tapestry .

Please make sure to check out my video on You Tube. I will link it at the end of this post.

Thank you for stopping by. Make sure you pop back on Sunday as i have another awesome tutorial for you .

Love Ann

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Scrap Ideas!

Hey everyone πŸ™‚

I hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend. Today I am back with ’10 ways to use card & paper scraps. You also need very basic supplies for these ideas. I think its great fun to just go back to basics in a way. Long before all these masses of dies and stamps were on the market!

I am so sorry about the strip tree card, the battery on my Mic had ran out and i had know idea 😦

Below i will share all the pictures from Today’s video and also a couple of pictures from the bow and quilt pattern.

Card measures 5 1/4″ x 5 1/4″ Mark all 4 sides at 3/4″ , 1 1/2″, 2 1/4″, 3″, 3 3/4″ and 4 1/2″
Card measures 4 x 4″ Mark all 4 sides at 1, 2 & 3″

Please make sure to check out my video. I will pop the link below.

Love Ann xx

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More laminator hacks/tips

Hey everyone. I am so sorry This blog post is late. I meant to have it ready for this morning when I posted my video. Its just been such a busy day and I am only finding time now.

I hope you had time to catch the video? The link will be at the end of this post. If you look under the Youtube video in the description box you will see I have time stamped it. You can also find any product links too.

Below you can see some pictures of what I managed to create using the techniques from today.

Laminated card and coloured with alcohol markers.
Laminated to give the look of vellum. Also laminated to create an ‘inlay die’
Christmas card using laminated embossing powder
Laminated card using gilding flakes

I hope you like what I created.

Until Sunday……

Love Ann xx

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Tin foil creations!!

Hey everyone πŸ™‚

I just wanted to catch up on my blog and make a quick post about the tin foil creations video i did on Youtube the other day. I loved this one!! Its amazing what you can do with some tin foil, alcohol markers and some card! I hope you managed to catch the video? I will put the link at the end of this post so you can check it out.

Tin foil & alcohol markers
Tin foil crushed & coloured

Dry embossed tin foil
Dry embossed tin foil with white acrylic paint & alcohol markers

I think you will agree that they look awesome!! Please give this a try, I think I am hooked.

Love

Ann xx

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10 More ways to use heavy/patterned papers!

Hey everyone πŸ™‚ As promised I am back with another 10 ways to use up those heavy/patterned papers. I really hope you enjoy the 10 ideas that i have. It ranges from cards to 3D projects!

Please make sure you check out my You Tube tutorial. I will pop the link at the end of this post. You can find all the photos of what i made in the video below.

PATCHWORK HEARTS
PATCHWORK QUILT EFFECT
HANGING DECORATIONS
PATCHWORK BAG
DUST JACKET NOTEBOOK
3D ENVELOPES FOR 6X6″ PAPERS
TREAT POUCHES
PINWHEELS
PAPER PIECING WITH DIES
FRIDGE MAGNETS

I hope i have inspired you to try some of these for yourself!

I also wanted to say ‘Thank You’ to all my amazing subbies on Youtube as a yesterday i reached 60K!! I am so happy and very grateful.

Here is the YouTube video link:

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20 of the BEST EVER ways to use Embossing Folders!

Today I am back with 20 of the best ways to use your embossing folders! I think sometimes we can forget about them or just don’t know what to do with them.
I hope my video will give you some inspiration. I think i have some pretty cool techniques for you to try.

Layered embossing

Stamped embossing

Decoupage embossing

Distress oxide embossing

Cut up embossing

Embossing napkins

Embossing washi tape

Make your own cut and emboss effect

Stamping with embossing folders

Make your own embossing folder!

Tag samples

Painted embossing

double embossing

I have included some of the techniques above but please check out my video. I have time stamped it all for you. You can find the link below.

Happy crafting

Love Ann xx

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10 AWESOME ways to use up patterned/ugly papers!!

Hey Crafters!!

Today i have 10 AWESOME ways to use up those heavy patterned papers. The title also states ‘ugly’ papers, I don’t mean ugly as such, maybe a case of not your style. Please find the video link below. I know its super long but if you look under the video in the description box, its all time stamped.

10 AWESOME ideas

I think you will love these ideas! I have took my time to explain and show you step by step how to create them.

Don’t forget to vote for me in the Crafts Beautiful awards πŸ™‚ The link is below if you would like to vote

https://www.crafts-beautiful.com/awards

I will be back soon

Love Ann xx

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Best Of Craft Awards 2021!! Vote for me

Hi everyone,

I have been bursting to tell you about some amazing news i received a few weeks ago. I have been nominated in the 2021 best of craft awards for the most inspirational Blog! How amazing is that??

I am super excited and so thankful for people who nominated me. The next stage is to vote for your favourite! It would mean the absolute world to me to win so please, please vote for me!

I will put the link at the end of this post. When you vote you are also entered into some awesome giveaways. You only need to add your contact details and email.

Thank you so much and it really does mean so much to me. I have been doing this for 5 years now and winning an award would just be so amazing.

VOTE HERE: https://www.crafts-beautiful.com/awards

Love

Ann xxx

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Beautiful Ephemera Binder ( No fancy tools/Dies needed)

Hi Everyone πŸ™‚

Thank you for popping by my blog today. I just wanted to share the gorgeous Ephemera binder with you. The tutorial is up on Youtube and here is the link in case you have missed it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8noD4nCU7f4&t=324s

This binder is super simple to make and like the title states, no dies or fancy tools are needed. Even the envelopes are made using a scoring board so no envelope punch board is needed. The covers and spine are made from an old paper pad backing. You could even use a cereal box etc.

I did put a little window in my envelopes and then lined them with vellum. You don’t have to do this but the option is there if you want to. I really do love this binder and its perfect for storing all your cuttle parts/ephemera pieces.

One thing i get asked a lot is ‘do i have any ideas to use up patterned papers’? This project is perfect for that. I will also have some more tutorials next week about using up heavy patterned papers. Make sure you are subscribed to my channel and all notifications are turned on.

Below i have wrote down the dimensions for you.

2 x chipboard measuring 4 1/2″ x 7

1 x chipboard measuring 2 1/2″ x 7

Envelope paper measures 10 x 7 1/4″

score the long side @ 4 1/8″ and 8 1/2″

score the short side @ 1/2″ each end

I hope you will have a try at making this yourself! It really is so simple.

Bye for now

Ann xx

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Mixed Media Card

Hi Everyone, welcome to my blog and thank you for stopping by.

I wanted to share a mixed media card with you. I made this the other day and also recorded a YouTube tutorial for it. In case you have not managed to watch it yet, here is the link to the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNOuNkZekoc&t=71s

My journey into mixed media is still very, very new. To be honest its not something that i have ever really liked. Since i got the acrylic paints from Sizzix i have become more and more interested in mixed media. I am so excited about delving further into it and trying out new techniques.

If you follow me you will know that i like to try lots of different things. I started my crafting journey making 3D projects like bags and boxes. I still enjoy that but i get bored of doing it all the time. I was never really into cards in the early days but now i really love making them. I just like to try new things and hate getting bored.

Please don’t be scared of mixed media. Think of it like lots of different mediums combined together in one project. Its all about layers so just break it down step by step. Experiment and don’t be afraid to try something new.

I will be bringing more mixed media projects to my channel so i really hope you will stick with me and maybe give it a try yourself.

Happy crafting.

Love Ann xx

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Laminated Desk Top Die Folder

Hi Everyone,

I know that i did the tutorial for this project last week but i really wanted to get a blog post up too. I have meant to post it by now but as usual i have been so busy. A few people have also asked me for written measurements.

Its been lovely to see how many of you have made it! I love seeing other peoples versions. I am so glad that you like it and also find it really useful. Hopefully that will be the end of lost dies πŸ™‚

If you haven’t managed to watch the tutorial yet, you can find the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4bSaRuBKKI

I really do love this and i am so happy with the finished result. Below i will list the measurements that you will need to make this magnetic folder.

DIMENSIONS:

2 x chipboard measuring 8 1/4″ x 10 3/4″ ( front and back)

1 x chipboard measuring 10 3/4″ x 1″ ( spine)

2 x chipboard measuring 10 1/4″ x 8″ ( Glue together)

card measuring 10 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ (hinge) score the short side @ 5/8″

I hope you will have fun creating your magnetic binder!

Happy crafting

Love Ann xx

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Sizzix Giveaway Winner!!!

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

I said today would be the day that i announce the winner of my big Sizzix giveaway. Thank you to all who entered. However, there is only one winner and that is …………………………….Joanne Gough!!

Congrats!!

Please get in touch and let me have your address so i can post your prize.

Love

Ann xx

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BIG Sizzix GIVEAWAY!!!

This awesome giveaway is worth around Β£50!!

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

I hope you are all well. Thank you for popping over to my blog today. Its time for another giveaway!! I had some shows on create and craft a few days ago and i thought i would give some of the fab products away to one lucky winner!!

This really is a great prize and worth around Β£50! The tree die sold out on the show so they aren’t in stock at the moment. If you win this prize however you can get your hands on it πŸ™‚

All you have to do is make sure you are following this blog and also the Sizzix blog https://www.sizzix.co.uk/blog/ Then just leave a comment below saying you would like to be entered. UK only i am afraid peeps, sorry.

Good luck and the winner will be announced on Friday 2nd July on this blog .

Love Ann xx

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Sculpting foam samples for Sizzix/Create and craft

Sculpting foam floral frame.

Hi everyone,

I wanted to pop a post up about these beautiful samples i made for a Sizzix show on create and craft on the 22nd June. I did mean to post it before now! Sorry, i have been so busy. If you know me you will know i love anything floral and flower foam. I really can sit for hours and make all sorts. I will pop all the picture below and hopefully you can gain some inspiration from them.

I hope you like them! I will be doing a tutorial on Youtube on how i made some of the cards. Once the tutorial is up i will post the link here.

Thanks for stopping by.

Ann xx

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Sizzix GIVEAWAY Winners announced!! IS IT YOU????

Hi everyone πŸ™‚

So this is just a really quick post to announce the 3 winners for my Sizzix giveaway!! Thank you to everyone who entered. Make sure you keep popping on to my blog as i will be having more crafty giveaways πŸ™‚

Ok!! so the 3 winners are below:

Well done!!!
well done!!
Well done!!

Please get in touch with your address etc and i will post your prizes out asap!

Love Ann xxx

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HUGE Sizzix giveaway x 3!!

Hi everyone! welcome to my blog and and these amazing giveaways !! I have decided to do 3 of them. I have split the stuff into 3 bundles. They consist of die, embossing folders, paints and stamps!! The 3 winners that are picked will receive 1 of these bundles at random!

To enter you MUST be following this blog (i will check πŸ˜‰ Leave a comment on this post saying you would like a chance to win and where you are from.

I do not mind people from outside the UK entering, however you will have to pay postage costs.

Good luck and i will announce the winners on this blog next week.

Here are the 3 bundles below:

Bundle 1
Bundle 2
Sizzix giveaway, Huge giveaway, Sizzix paints,
Bundle 3

Good luck!!

Ann xx

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Mixed Media Samples For Create & Craft

Created with Sizzix Creamy acrylic paints! The frame was a cheap white picture frame.

Hi everyone,

I know i have not posted on here for way to long!! I do really want to get back into posting on here but i just always seem to have way to much to do.

I wanted to share with you these beautiful samples i have been making for my Mixed media show on Create & craft TV on Tuesday the 25th may. If you follow me you will already know that i am not really into mixed media crafts but wow! Playing with all these Sizzix paints has put a stop to that!! I am totally addicted to them!

These paints are designed for techniques rather than coverage. Perfect for card making, scrapbooking and mixed media. You can do so much with them and if you can catch my show on Tuesday, i will show you. Its 12pm till 1.30 pm. Below i will post more photos of the samples i have made.

I hope you like them and i hope you can tune in πŸ™‚

Bye for now

Love Ann xx

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Re-love Your Stash! Ombre Embossing/Stamps & Border Dies

Hi everyone,

Happy Valentines Day!! I hope you all have a great day whatever you do. We have lots of snow still and its so cold. The snow has been here for almost a week now.

Anyway, back to my newest installment of Re-love your stash! I really like this one as the results look so cool! Its very simple to do and all you need is Embossing powders,Stamps and a couple of border dies.

I love the multi coloured embossing and it gives you a chance too get your embossing powders out and have a play! I had great fun with it and i will definitely be doing this technique again!

I also had another thought after i had recorded the video. You could also use a large background die of some sort, cut it out and then cover it with embossing ink. Then you can go ahead and add your different colour embossing powders! I think ity would look amazing.

Please make sure to go and check out my video if you haven’t already. I will put the link below.

Bye for now

Ann xx

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RELOVE Your Stash!!

Hi everyone, I am so excited about this new series πŸ™‚ I hope you are too. We are going to have great fun using our stash over the next few months. I have to be honest and tell you that this really did bring my mojo back!! I have have spent so much time at my craft desk these last few days.

So for our first video i have focused on basic dies, circles, stars, leaves and dies that i am pretty sure we all have in our stash. I also went for a background stamp. Again i am sure we all have a few of them. If not just make your own background stamp by using smaller stamps. You can even make one by just stamping the whole stamp set onto your card.

Of course we need some Ink, again i am pretty sure we all have ink in our stash! I know i have tons of the stuff. The main ones i used are from Aliexpress, i love them and they stamp so well. Please just use what you have though, you will still get some beautiful results πŸ™‚

As you can see from the pictures above, i am super happy with my cards. I think they are so pretty and i am looking forward to creating more in this style. I would love to see what you create! You can share them on my facebook group or facebook page if you like πŸ™‚

I hope you will join me for the next installment of ‘Re-love your stash’ next Sunday.

Bye for now

Ann

10 WOW Christmas Cards (Minimal Supplies)

Hey everyone,

Today I am back with 10 different Christmas cards that are simple to make, need minimal supplies and have the WOW factor. I think we all struggle with Christmas cards at some point and run out of ideas. I hope these 10 give you some inspiration!!

This is an adorable Beanie hat card! Very simple to make and I think it would be perfect for Kids if you changed up the dΓ©cor and used bright paper etc.

How beautiful are these floating snowflake cards! They look so elegant and classy. Very easy to make and I think it will be a card you make time and time again.

Just beautiful!

Oh my word! This spinning snowflake card definitely has the WOW factor! So easy and quick to make and I think this one is my favourite.

I am in love with these cards.

Who doesn’t love Santa! You can make tons of these in know time and they are so much fun.

This is another fun card that is so simple to make. You could even put the persons door number on and make a tiny wreath. Another fab card.

I used my Christmas Elegance die to decorate the inside. You can of course use whatever you like.https://www.ppcrafts.net/product-page/christmas-elegance

Make your own Bauble cards! Very easy to make and you can use any stamps you like.

Who doesn’t love a pop up card! This is very simple to make and I think you will end up making a few of these. I just love the little pop up Christmas presents.

The outside of my pop up present card.

This is a very cool card and has that wow factor! It may look hard to make but trust me, its very simple. I ruined mine with the stamping. I smudged my Ink 😦 Have a go at this, you will love it.

Last but not least is this adorable Origami Tree fold. Again, very simple to make and depending on what size circle you use, you can make the Tree in different sizes.

A very sweet card.

I hope you like all my ideas and will give some of them a try. Below I will list any dimensions for the cards and I will also put the link to my YouTube tutorial.

DIMENSIONS

GATE FOLD DOOR CARD , CARD MEASURES 9 X 5″

SCORE THE LONG SIDE @ 2 1/4″ ON BOTH SIDES

FOR THE PANELS YOU NEED 4 PIECES OF CARD MEASURING 1 1/2 X 1 3/8″

4 PIECES MEASURING 1 1/4 X 1 3/8″

2 PIECES MEASURING 1 X 1 3/8″ AND 2 PIECES MEASURING 7/8 X 1 1/4″

2 PIECES OF PATTERNED PAPER FOR THE INSIDE MEASURING 4 7/8 X 2 1/8″ YOU ALSO NEED 1 PIECE MEASURING 4 7/8 X 4 1/4″

POP UP TREE CARD YOU NEED A CARD BASE MEASURING 11 3/4 X 6″ SCORED IN THE MIDDLE @ 5 7/8″

WHITE CARD FOR THE INSIDE MEASURING 11 1/2″ X 5 7/8″ SCORE THE LONG SIDE @

3 1/2″, 5 3/4″ & 8″

CARD FOR YOUR TREE TEMPLATE MEASURES 4 1/2″ X 5 3/4″ MARK IN THE MIDDLE @ 2 1/4″

MEASURE DOWN THE CENTRE SCORE LINE AT EVER 1/2″ THEN DRAW HORIZONTAL PENCIL LINES AS SHOWN IN THE VIDEO. CUT ALONG EVER PENCIL LINE.

POP UP PRESENT CARD CARD BASE MEASURES 5 1/4 X 9 1/2″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 4 3/4″

INSIDE POP UP CARD MEASURES 9 X 5″ SCORE IN THE MIDDLE @ 4 1/2″

MARK ON THE FOLD LINE WITH A PENCIL AT 1 3/8″, 2 1/2″ & 3 5/8″

I will be back next week with more tutorials.

Ann xx

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