This gorgeous card features the Hexagon Punch from Stampin’ Up! and is also a great way to use up scrap card stock. I may have been late jumping onto the Ombre trend band wagon but I think you’ll agree it’s a style that will never grow old.
Colour is such a motivator and can really set a occasion. A room paint blue feels cool and tranquil and as for a room painted in neutral tones can feel organic and rustic. It’s not a coincidence that Coca Cola packaging is in Red giving the feeling of fun, energy and is eye catching.
Selecting the colour of your card front is equally as important to set the mood. Traditionally Christmas cards are created with primary tones such as Red and Green. Metallic colours are often used for a sense of glamour where as White for it’s clean and crisp appearance.
You will find the card samples I have made using Stampin’ Up!s Vintage Leaves stamp set great examples of this. I stayed with a similar layout to make the comparison much more obvious.
Things seem to be ramping up to Christmas quite nicely. We have our tree up and house decorated. Not sure if we are bothering with lights in the garden this year? It always seems to be a last minute thing for us and we say that we’ll be more prepared for the next…yeah right!! Here on King Island… Continue reading Thinking Of You At Christmas…Again!
I like working with metallic colours and wanted a simple layout that would shine (excuse the pun) and make the ornament the focal point. I hate wasting paper and will do what ever I can to stretch my stash as far as I can so I have included a little tip for you. The… Continue reading Card Class – Thinking of You at Christmas
Along with a beautiful handmade card, adorning your gift with pretty paper, ribbon and a tag can be self satisfying. It can be as grand or demure as the occasion requires and individually can take as much time and thought as buying the right gift. This is all fine for those special occasions such as your nephew’s 21st or your… Continue reading Tag – You’re It