My Lovely Friends,

Thursday 31 May 2018

A Love Story

Hi guys, I'm showing you a card I've made for my Daughter and Son-In-Law for their 10th
Wedding Anniversary, using the Awesome digital image 875 from My Besties,

I coloured the image with my copics, then used some papers to match by Maja Design, 

I added some hints of metallic on the cogs and glasses with a metal type pen and then added some die cut cogs here and there to tie in with the image too,
As usual to give my shabby look to the papers I distressed the edges with a distress tool, added flowers and a little lace then painted these randomly with some white gesso,
Check out this fabulous image and all the other stunning images available at the 

Happy Crafting!!!

Thursday 24 May 2018

My latest Foamiran flowers

Hi guys, I've not had a lot of time this week but I couldn't resist having a play with some white Silk Foamiran and Emilias new flower die 002,

These are on wires as I've not decided what to do with them yet!!!, Lol

I've made three sizes using the same die set, just using different sized petals, each petal is edged with a little oil pastel,

Stamens are from 14 Craft Bar,

I used the smallest sized petal for the bud, which was made with a ball shape of tin foil first,
I may get around to a tutorial soon, if interested let me know,
Happy Crafting!!!

Thursday 17 May 2018

Easy Foamiran Bud Tutorial

Hi guys, I recently showed you how I made some Orchid style flowers out of 0.6 Foamiran, link in my Tutorials section on my blog, so I made another tutorial showing you how I made the buds too,
I used the Botanic Orchid die for my Orchid buds but they would be fab for other closed type buds too,

This is the first time I have spoken on my Video, really nervous as you will see!!!!!!!!!!!! maybe next time it will be back to the written word, anyway hopefully you can tell what I say and see clearly enough, it's all a learning curve!!! lol

Let me know what you think, but please be kind!!! He He,

As shown before (last tutorial) this is the finished display I made with a few different types of Foamiran flowers too,

Happy Creating!!
Hugs Liz xx

Tuesday 15 May 2018

With love

Hi guys, I've made a card to show you today  for Swedish house Crafts using one of the adorable chipboards Suha has in her store, I love to use chip boards and there are lots of beautiful styles to choose from,

I began by using some of the lovely papers by Pion from the Patchwork Of Life set, do check these out the price is amazing!!! anyway I cut down a few of the different  paper patterns and distressed the edges, which as you know I love to do,

This is the said chipboard Heart, I kept mine as it came but you can paint them or glitter them or distress them too,
I added a couple of butterflies which I made out of vellum onto which I used a versa mark pad then some embossing powder over the top, when I'd heat set them I cut them out,
At the bottom of the Heart I used some of the adorable flowers Suha has in her store,

As you can see I also used two different sizes of the Gummiapan banner die for a little added interest I simply distressed the edges after first  die cutting them out, these cut a dream as do all the Gummiapan dies available in store,

product list:

Happy Crafting!!!

Thursday 10 May 2018

Foamiran Orchid Tutorial

Hi guys, I have made some orchid style flowers out of 0.6 Foamiran and thought i'd show you how I made them,

I have put together a video which is hopefully showing below on here with the stages of how I made them up,

Let me know if you need any more details or just to leave any comments Lol,

 I love Oriental type plants so this is my finished display using the Orchids, plus a handmade Magnolia, Lily and Aser type plant all of which are in my Garden at the moment are are all some of my favourite flowers and trees,

And here it is in my lounge,
Catch up with you soon, 

Happy Creating!!!
Hugs Liz

Sunday 6 May 2018

Isn't She Cute!!!

Hi guys, I'm showing you the most adorable My Besties Img  019 which I've made into a card for the My Besties Shabby Chic DT,

You can find her here,
I coloured her using my copics to match in with some papers I've had in my stash forever which I just thought went so perfect with her, Lol

I then added some of my handmade Foamiran flowers in the same colour ways and a few embellishments to give the shabby chic look I love, as usual all the edges of my papers were distressed,
You can find this card and  more of my teamies inspiration here too,
Check out this and all the other gorgeous products available at the My Besties shop,
Copics used:

Hair - Y21, Y23, E31, E55
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E93
Lips - E04, RV93
Blues - BG000, B91, B93, B95
Orange - Y15, Y38, YR16, YR68
Yellow - Y00, Y02, Y06, Y15
Greens - YG11, YG03, YG23, YG17

Happy Crafting!!

Tuesday 1 May 2018

Wedding Album/ Memories

Hi guys, I got some gorgeous products from Suha at Swedish House Crafts the other day and decided to use some of them for a Wedding Album type thing, It could be used for any other  Special photos or memento's too,

I got the fabulous Postage stamp die by Gummiapan and as well as being fabulous for layering I thought I'd use it as the base for my album, here I've just shown a few pages but you could add many more,

I used the gorgeous papers by Pion from the My Dearest Sophia collection, wow they are such a good price too, do check them out,
Here I used a die by Roxstamps called Heart Hangers which I've die cut out of some 300gsm card stock and they cut a dream, I've found all the  Roxstamps  and Gummiapan  dies cut really well!!!,
On top of the die I added a handmade flower which I made out of red Foamiran using yet another Gummiapan flower die, all items are listed below,

Did you guess, this is another Gummiapan die, this Wedding die cuts a dream too and I love the style of this so much, as you can see more of the flowers were added here and there to keep in with the theme,

This is the first inside page, I cut out an oval shape using yet again a Gummiapan die out of one of the same set of papers, this is for a Handwritten message or text, under this I cut down a backgrounds heart die by Magnolia and used it on opposite sides of the oval as a little added detail with out too much bulk, This time I used one of my flowers out of a smaller die from the same set and you can get stamens from SHC too,

I have left the next page fairly plain for a photo to be added,

Turning the page I added this adorable chipboard piece, which I have simply added a little colour too, wow have you seen the range of chipboards Suha has in store!!!! they are so on my wish list!!! Lol
I finished this page off with a Gummiapan stamp (yes they do stamps too) which after stamping I simply cut out the words and fixed onto the page,

I again left the next page fairly plain as you do need somewhere for Photo's in a photo album, he he and again one of my flowers was fixed on to keep in with the theme,

This page I've used a Gummiapan Doodled Heart die which I've cut out twice and only stuck the right hand side edge, this means the left hand side can help to hold a photo or memento in place,

Last but not least is my final page onto which I made a big pocket using the same paper as the background for tags, mementos or what ever else you could want to pop in as a keepsake, I used the loose hearts form the Magnolia Background die and finished it off with some die cut tags and two more of my Handmade Foamiran flowers,
I hope I've given a little inspiration for you to have a try at one yourself, if you do let me know,
Products Used:

Happy Crafting!!!!