Sunday, 13 August 2017

Friendship Card


My August Friendship card was especially created for Robyn.
Robyn lives at Port Macquarie which is a beautiful part of the world.
The pattern is by Sjaak I used 1 fomm the Stitch and Do cards only.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2830, 2910, 5833.
Dies are by Poppystamps, Ragged Daisy, Sheer Circle Trimming and 
Hip Hello which is one of my favourites.
The butterflies are created with a die by Marianne Design.
I coloured the Ragged Daisy with Tim Holtz Distress inks.
Dusty Concord, Wild Honey and Peeled Paint. 
Hobbydots and pearls have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
It is a very warm Winter's day here around 26 deg, I think that our Winter has gone.
Thank you for coming by and looking at my Craft Cupboard.




Saturday, 5 August 2017

Birthday Card


This birthday card was especially created for Jackie.
Jackie I hope that you had a fabulous day.
The pattern is by Sjaak "Stitch and Do" set number 16.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0453 & 3251.
Dandelion Posies die by Sue Wilson CED1482.
Oval die by Nellie Snellen MFD057 
For the coloured background, I decided to try a new method that I had seen on 
It is a Tissue paper watercolour technique by Loll  watch the video it's very easy to
 learn and so much fun!!!!!
I have since been busy creating backgrounds using this wonderful fun technique.
I have used Tim Holtz distress inks, Wild Honey, Dusty Concord & Peeled Paint.
Clear Versamark, Gold embossing powder and my heatgun were also used.
Tulle is coloured with Wild Honey, pearls have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank you fo coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Friday, 21 July 2017

Friendship Card

Ann's Paper Art a132

My friendship card for the month of July was especially created for Sue

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art a132.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2920,3620,3953,5833.
A beautiful new Hummingbird Stained Glass die by Sue Wilson CED24001.
I coloured the die with Cosmic Shimmer "Polished Silk Glitter"
 Sea Green, Periwinkle, Blue Teal & Lilic.
I used a the "Pretty Stitches" die by Poppystamp along the edges.
Hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Thursday, 6 July 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art  a322 Stitching Sheet #2.

I created the above birthday card in January although I forgot to show it on my blog.
The card was created especially for Matthew.
Jackie created 2 beautiful cards for my husband in the same style.
I was in awe with the technique that Jackie used and she was very
 kind to share it with me.

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Arta322.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen.
Globe by Tim Holtz - 66198.
Stamp by Tim Holtz - Stampers Anonymous, Air Travel CMS102.
Distress ink - Wild Honey,  Peeled Paint, Hickory Smoke.
I gentle rubbed Creative Expression, Gilding Wax- Pewter over the globe.
Tim Holtz, Small Talk- "the journey is the destination"
Tim Holtz idea-ology  boarders.

Below are the cards that Jackie created for my husband, I am sure that you will 
also love looking at them.
I hope that you are also inspired by Jackie's cards, just as I was.

 Card created by Jackie

Card created by Jackie

I hope that you have enjoyed looking at the cards today on the blog
 by Jackie and myself.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.