Thursday, 23 November 2017

The Christina Collection - Pop-up Box Card Collaboration with Christina Girffiths :D

The wonderful Christina Griffiths and I decided to have a go at another collaboration (it's been a long time coming lol) and we both had the idea to do a pop up box card using her 'The Christina Collection' range of products, and as usual we started out with the same idea and same products to use but have come up with two completely different projects :D Hope you enjoyed my contribution, check out Christina's card embedded below, I also did a separate video for the matching box too, also embedded below :D :D :D

For my card I cheated and used the Lawn Fawn Pop-Up Box Die Set, but if you want to know how to make one without using a die set, then Christina's video explains it brilliantly, step-by-step :D For the panels on my box, I used some left over pieces from a video I did a while back using Christina's Quatrefoil trellis die to do some paper piecing, and for all the flowers and butterfly, I used my Copic markers (which were a Birthday prezzie) and then fussy cut them out (There's no footage of this in the video because I was being lazy and did that in front of the telly one evening hehehe) :D I really love the vibrancy of Copics, and these colours work gorgeously with Christina's stamps too :D I hope you enjoyed out little collaboration, we're hoping to do more in the future, and not leave it so long this time either!! :D Don't forget to check out Christina's blog and YouTube channel :D 

Main products used :D 
The Christina Collection:
- Quatrefoil Trellis Die Set:
- Layered Florals Stamp Set:
- Layered Butterflies Stamp Set:
- Flowers and Tags Stamp Set:
- Complete 5x7" Card and Box Die Set:
Lawn Fawn Scalloped Box Pop-Up Die Set:
Lawn Fawn Scripty Thanks Die:
Creative Expressions Foundations Card:
Copic Markers:
Scotch 3M Foam Tape:
Cosmic Shimmer Glue:
Tonic Paper Trimmer:
First Edition Wild Flower 12x12 Paper Pad:
Spellbinders Platinum Die-Cutting Machine:

To see the process behind this pop-up box card, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D 

Here's Christina's video :D

And to see the process behind the coordinating box for the card, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D 

Loads more photos below :D 


Saturday, 18 November 2017

Merry & Bright Woven Background with Glitter :D

A very glittery Christmas card using Sue Wilson's stunning weaving dies in conjunction with her 2017 Festive Collection :D I also covered my weaving in double sided adhesive and added glitter for a different look too :D

Main Creative Expressions products used :D

Dies By Sue Wilson Weaving Collection Striped
Creative Expressions Non Stick Craft Sheet

To see the process behind this card, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D

Lots more photos below :D

Friday, 17 November 2017

Exotic Birds and Flowers with Pixie Powders :D

A set of cards using some of the stunning new Apple Blossom stamps, this set is called Exotic Birds and Flowers, and it is gorgeous, I love all the details within the stamps too :D If you're an avid Papercraft Magazine Subscriber, you might recognise these designs as they were a magazine freebie ages ago, but these stamps are different!! They have changed the sizes and flipped some images so that they will work really nicely together with the original set :D :D :D I used heat embossing and Pixie Powders for these cards, I really love the look of tropical images with mica products, so I just had to use my Pixie Powders to do some watercolouring :D Hope you liked the cards :D This was originally a video for CraftStash, so you might have already seen it over on their channel :D

Main products used :D
Apple Blossom Exotic Birds and Flowers Stamp Set
Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die-Cutting Machine
Creative Dies Nesting Circle Dies
The Christina Collection - Quatrefoil Trellis Die Set
Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powders
Small Round Paint Brush
Perfect Medium Ink Pad
Cosmic Shimmer Detail Black Embossing Powder
Papermania Pink Heat Tool
Tonic Scissors
Cosmic Shimmer Glue
3D Foam
Wide Double Sided Adhesive
Tonic Studios Nuvo Pure Sheen Glitter - Diamond
Craft UK White Card Blanks C6 and Square
Coconut White Foundations Card

To see the process behind this set of cards, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D

Many more photos below :D 

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Distress Oxide Monster Madness :D

I LOVE this Monster Madness stamp set!! These were the first three cards I made with this set (you've probably seen the Monster Shaker card I posted on the 2nd Nov by now :D), and I just had to try and incorporate all the monsters into one video :D :D I love the little round one, and I coloured her to look a bit like a pom pom on one of the cards :D I really like all the punny sentiments in this stamp set too, and I hope CraftStash bring out more in this style because I LOVE them :D :D :D I decided to make all the cards in a similar way, using masking fluid to protect the monsters while I made the background, then I used alcohol markers to colour them and nuvo crystal drops to decorate :D I hope you liked this trio of monster themed cards :D Again, this video was originally made for CraftStash, so you may have already seen it over on their channel :D

Main products used :D
Creative Stamps Monster Madness Stamp Set
VersaFine Onyx Black Ink Pad
Tim Holtz Stamp Platform
Masking Fluid
Distress Oxides - Seedless Preserves, Broken China, Twisted Citron and Spiced Marmalade
Creative Stencils - Chevron and Flourish Stencils
Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powder - Golden Mint
Tonic Studios Nuvo Embellishment Mousse - Orange Blush
Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Polish - Purple Paradise
Ranger Cut N Dry Foam
Anita's 3D Gloss
Woodware Fine Tip Applicator Bottles
Clear Sparkle Pen
White Gel Pen
Tonic Studios Nuvo Glitter Drops -  Orange Soda, White Blizzard and Emerald Green
Craft UK White C6 Card Blanks

To see the process behind this trio of adorable monster cards, please watch my YouTube video below, or over on my channel CRaFTi PoTeNTiAl :D

Tonnes more photos below :D