July 26, 2017

Papercraft Essentials 149 - Cottage Garden

Hi Everybody,

This months Papercraft Essentials magazine will be on sale tomorrow and with it there is a really pretty die and stamp set.

With the gift I have tried to show you some ideas that you may like to try and all are relatively easy to re create.

Having a floral background and adding a sentiment is one of the easiest ways to make a quick card and it is something I like to do with any of the floral stamps in my collection

Keep them altogether and then whenever you need to make a quick card you will have a ready made background all done and waiting

This is the video link that you may like to click to see some of the ideas I have had with this gift 
    Papercraft Essentials 149 Cottage Garden 

And if you have more time then maybe you would like to try this idea with some buttons.

I bought them from the £££ shop and I added them to a heart shape with a hot glue and then onto a Scalloped heart with foam pads


Then everything was added to a Distress Oxide panel and the floral stamp from the collection used to add more detail to the background

I really liked this card as it is different from my usual style. 
But I do like to mix thinks up a little every so often then I don't get bored

Hope you like and enjoy the video

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


18 comments:

  1. You create such fun and pretty backgroundsure for your cards! Great tutorial video too!

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  2. Interesting cards. Love the video and all the cards presented.

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  3. Morning Christina, two fab cards I love buttons I use them a lot on men's cards when pearls and bling is not appropriate.
    Nancyd xx

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  4. Great cards & video-thanks for the inspiration.

    Michele

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  5. Beautiful cards Christina.
    Take Care
    Elaine H X

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  6. Love the two very different cards Christina.
    Love the use of button. So bright and cheerful.
    Love Val in Spain xxx

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  7. Love these cards Christina the buttons are fab thank you
    Love June horrocks xxxxx

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  8. Beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing all these ideas.

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  9. Hello Christina,
    Great cards and video, thank you.
    Maureen x

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  10. Hi Christina
    Like both the cards but have to say the first one is my favourite. Will watch the video later
    Best wishes
    Jenny C xxx

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  11. You make this look so easy so I'm going to give it a try.

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  12. Hi, Christina,
    What pretty cards you've shown us today. I think I'm in love with the button heart though :). |Haven't had a chance to watch the vid yet so I'm off to You Tube now :)
    Bejay xx

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  13. Pretty cards and good video Christina

    June

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  14. Lovely cards for inspiration Christina. Xx

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  15. Thank you for the video. Love both cards. Very pretty.

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  16. Hi Christina,
    So different but still beautiful.Love the background on both cards. Great video as always.Thanks
    Carmen

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