Showing posts with label circular easel card. Show all posts
Showing posts with label circular easel card. Show all posts

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Tilda and Edwin Mother's Day Card



Way hay! It is so nice to be back with you sharing a card! Life has been very full of things other than crafting.

So today I have to share with you a card that I have made on request for a customer. I was delighted to get a chance to colour some of the new Tilda and Edwin's!

I made an easel card and used the reverse side of some very old papers I had in my vast collection :)  I am on a mission to use up lots of stash instead of being enticed by all that is new and shiny. I had a great clear out when I moved upstairs to my craft room and found some very worthy recipents of my unwanted items.


So I used some flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts to create my little arrangement and the butterfly is a Martha Stewart punch. The sentiment is created from the computer.




I have had a few questions about the sewing machine I use. I use a Janome Mini which I bought from John Lewis a couple of years ago for £50. It is just perfect for my needs and can stitch through a maximum of 3 sheets of paper or card. i wouldn't try any more than that! I don't use it for stitching fabric. I would suggest if you want to do that then you should invest in a sturdier model. For my needs in papercrafting...I LOVE it and would thoroughly recommend this model.

Thanks for your visit today and all your lovely comments.

Have a wonderful day!
Judy x

Friday, 11 March 2011

Flora Bonita - Quixotic Paperie

Morning folks!

I am back this lovely cold and sunny morning with a card to share with you from the new release from Victoria Case available from Quixotic Paperie.

This lovely lady is called 'Flora Bonita'. I especially enjoyed colouring her lovely locks of hair! List of copics used will be at the bottom of the post.

I chose to make a circular easel card.  These are made with exactly the same way as a normal square easel card...just use your circle nesties instead!


The sentiment is from the Stempelglede set called 'Just A Note'. I used a little Tim Holtz handle thingy...not sure what they are called to make  a little secret panel underneath where you can write your message.


Thanks for visiting today! It might be a few days before I am back as I have my Mum coming to stay next week and we will be spending time chatting and having lots of coffee I hope :))

Please excuse my photos today..they are slightly out of focus and easel cards are notoriously hard to capture!

Have a great weekend everyone!

Judy x

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