Washi Tape Christmas Cards

  CARD 1 – Washi tape ‘Christmas Present’ card – this card was Mum’s idea, so we collaborated on this design:   CARD 2 – Washi tape Christmas card with stripes of red and green:   These two cards are fun to make, and it is always nice to give, (and receive) hand-made cards. Below […]

Paper Craft: Notebook Covers

  I design and craft original covers for all my notebooks. I have been doing this for years and have amassed quite a collection. The following photos are of the covers I made for the notebook I use to scribble down what Mum does in the kitchen (I was a bit slack with the previous […]

Paper Craft: Flower Chain Bookmarks

      Equipment used to make the flower chain bookmarks:   Equipment: Fiskars flower punch (approx. 2 ½ cm diameter – almost 1 inch) Glue (that dries clear) White/silver ribbon Round hole punch (for making flower centre). I used a Crop-A-Dile (with pink handles in the photo)* Diamantes (that are smaller than the round […]

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 […]

Paper Craft: Green and Blue Daisy Chain

  These are fun to make, even if they are fiddly to put together, but once made, these flower strings do look effective.   The arrangement I did for the flowers was: two blue, two green, two blue etc, and I did exactly the same on the other side, so the string of flowers looks […]