Making Paper Poppies

      25 April 2015 marks the centenary of the World War One ANZAC troops (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, at what is now known as ANZAC Cove. ┬áChurchill had the idea to attack the Gallipoli Peninsula and a naval attack ensued, but after several battleships […]

Paper Craft: Butterfly Gift Envelopes

    I made these in two stages. I used a Cuttlebug die cut machine to make the butterfly and to make the tag the butterfly sits on. I then made the envelopes using an envelope maker.     BUTTERFLY CARDS:     Equipment for Butterfly Cards : * Cuttlebug die-cut machine * Metal die-cut […]

Butterfly Wall Frieze (made with a Cuttlebug Machine)

  I made this butterfly wall frieze to adorn the room of a friends new-born baby. It is comprised of 21 individual butterflies cut out of brightly-coloured card. Each butterfly has been joined at the back with ribbon to form a long string.   The butterfly shapes are cut from a steel die-cut plate that […]