Monday, 22 December 2008

Hedgehog Love

I was sent a couple of free sheets of HOTP papers after getting a letter in a magazine, and as I hate wasting anything I decided to use them to make some cards. I already had the stamped images from Penny Black, so I watercoloured them and matted them. I cut a piece of the blue bubble or pink flower paper to cover a little more than half the card and stuck it down. I cut round the bubbles, and cut the pink paper straight but edged it with a border sticker. Not very exciting but hey, it's two more cards in stock!

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Lion card

This was made for the competition on, which challenged readers to use Pink Petticoat stash. I don't expect it will win, as it's so emphatically NOT PINK, but I like bright colours and the orange and blue made a cheerful change from the Christmas shades that surround us now. The lion is from Pink Petticoat and the background stripe paper was a download from Crafts Beautiful. The orange strip of card was punched with Fiskars ribbon slot punch and I threaded a tiny remnant of orange gingham ribbon through. It was actually so short I had to cut it in half, so it doesn't stretch behind the picture, but it looks as if it does and that's the main thing!