Friday, 12 February 2016

Bee Happy from Little Claire Designs


Another amazing design suitable for so many events. Little Claire Designs Dinkie Little Bee Stamp
you can't fail to smile at this image.

Here are my couple of makes:

When creating the first card - I marked the stamped area adding the border.....oops......little disaster masked by adding an additional couple of bees from the stamped image - now did you realise why they were there?  I could of course have added blurb re extra dimension etc  But hey ho how many uh ohs when crafting become inventive and inspirational extras..............loads me thinks.

I have used punches on both cards to highlight the design.  Sentiments are from Little Claire Designs - Dinkie Sentiments: they really are a great little addition to the craft stash!

Yes of course glamour dust, adhesive stones and glossy accents............backing papers and cards from Little Claire.  xxGaynor

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Dinkie Chairman from Little Claire Designs


I feel I am getting somewhere - and being a regular blog poster - not quite sure how long it will last :)

On with another couple of cards to share.  Dinkie Chairman

Backing papers and card bases are available to purchase from Little Claire Designs.  I have added glossy accents to the little dog and glass.  The sentiments are also from Little Claire - I have used the sentiment in the latter card to create a frame.  Coloured using glamour dust this time - yes some adhesive embellishments of course.....male or no male. xxGaynor

Monday, 8 February 2016

Dinkie Hedgehog Treats from Little Claire Design Team


Yes me again back to share an additional couple of dinkie card makes using the Dinkie Single Flower Hedgehog Stamp

This duo have been created as the hedgehog flower pot dinkie cards - with the added addition of a memory box die.  The die was originally too long for the cute dinkie cards and so has a little fold at the back.  I used a different glue to stick the die down - the glue was way too strong for the back of my hand......all the guilty pleasure of removing pva set glue disappeared and I had a very red and sore back hand......won't be playing that game again :(  xxGaynor

Saturday, 6 February 2016

Delicious Dinkies form Little Claire Designs

Little Claire Designs has certainly been keeping the Design Team very busy of late and at last we can share:  Five new dinkies have just been released with delicious backing papers in both dinkie and large 6 x 6 size.

So on with my shares:

Th dinkie pot hedgehog stamp is just so cute - and I am all for smiles.  I have used the new backing papers on both - the second being stamped directly onto the backing paper.  Both are coloured using promarkers, have glamour dust, glossy accents and of course either adhesive nail heads or crystals.

I created the border on both using a black micropen and ruler......drawing straight lines then creating tiny blips / peaks for interest.  Off now to diarise more shares. xxGaynor

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Friday Silhouette Project with Little Claire

Good morning all, Gaynor here with the weekly stamping blog project from Little Claire Designs. After sitting down recently to write cards for forthcoming birthdays it quickly became apparent  that I need to make lots of male cards...

So revisiting techniques - everything in crafting comes around time and time again perhaps with a little twist: I decided to create a block shading background and use a silhouette image.  There is no matting and layering on this card!

As per the norm here is my step by step tutorial guide using images:

My circle template is waste - it previously contained circle sentiments!

 Coordinating pigment inks.

Template fixed using masking tape.

My little extras to add further interest and dimension on my one layer card.

On the completed card I have added a faux border using a ruler and a black micron pen. Unfortunately the glitter added is not showing up on my picture......I added ultra fine glitter to the water ripples - it does add dimension and catches the light.....

This card is so easy to complete - needless to say a little production line followed - more to share at a later time.  Hope I may have inspired a little and that you like my make.  Cheerio for now.  xxGaynor

Saturday, 16 January 2016

# Challenge 65 with Little Claire

Brr......afternoon everyone.

Hope everyone is looking after themselves - tis great to have some seasonal weather at last, although I do hope it doesn't remain cold and icy for too long.  The weather man declared that we are half way through winter today...

On with the latest blog challenge from Little Claire - Using Bunting!  A great challenge - so easy to add a little bunting to your if you have a card which might appreciate a little added bunting please visit the Little Claire Designs Blog and join in with their latest challenge which will be running for a month.  Delicious prize on offer - 4 dinkie hedgehog themed stamps, beautiful new papers and card and envelopes too.  I remember the old phrase - but can't quite remember who used to say it - "You have got to be in it to win it."

So here is my make using a newly released Wavy Seascape from Little Claire Designs.

I masked off the lighthouse as I matched up and repeatedly stamped the image.  Coloured using promarkers with a little glitter and glossy accents as per usual.

Off now to check out all the DT makes.  Gaynor LCDT

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Wavy Cats with Little Claire


An additional share using the newly released Wavy Cats from Little Claire - my ultimate favourite stamp set - greetings that come with the set are purrfect too!

To create the card I stamped onto the stunning butterfly backing paper from Little Claire - there is an array of colours - check out the new papers - fabulous.

I stamped in black and embossed in clear.  Coloured using promarkers, diamond glaze added to the black cats - wow they are so beautiful.....yes I do have a black cat - he is known at "The Bilboa" stunning, sleek and oh so very handsome....and he gets told that at least a dozen times daily.  So loved being owned by our duo of felines.

Matted and layered onto black card and added to a scalloped base card.............."Simples...."

Hope you likey xxGaynor