Ivory Moon

Friday, June 15, 2018

Delightfully Detailed


Oh boy am I LOVING the new Annual Catalogue .... and the Delightfully Detailed Laser cut papers are REALLY floating my boat .... I made 4 cards and 1 matching envelope from just ONE of the 12 x 12 sheets ..... and the cards are not the small size they are all A5 cards ...


This is the pattern of the large 12 x 12 sheet ...... and here are the cards and the envelope I made from 1 sheet .... I used Coastal Cabana card stock for my base cards ...


Cards 1 and 2 



Matching envelope
I made 2 of these cards .... 

 Sooooo there you go 4 A5 cards and a matching envelope 

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Tina xxx



Monday, May 28, 2018

Sympathy Card

Most of us as Card makers hate when we have to make a Sympathy card ... it needs to be respectful and hopefully bring a little comfort to the recipient .... 

I recently found out that a distant cousins husband had died and needed to make her a sympathy card .... I decided i didn't want a very somber looking card but something that brought a little bit of warmth .   It's hard to explain exactly what I mean....    Any way i came up with this very simple  design, but was unsure about the colouring;  so I posted it in a couple of very select card making groups I am in on Facebook to get some thoughts on how they thought the colour was .

I really did get some lovely comments from everyone and they all thought the colour was perfect as it was sedate but not too somber and that it comes across as a warm and loving colour/card.    So I feel much happier now... 

Sometimes we just need that bit of support when making a difficult card and I feel lucky to be apart of the groups I am in..    THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO COMMENTED AND PUT MY MIND AT EASE IN SENDING THE CARD OUT .     You are all appreciated 


I used 
Whisper White Card Stock      106549
Bermuda Bay Ink       131171
Basic Black Ink     140931
Bermuda Bay Ribbon     144198
'Love What You Do' Stamp Set    148042
Sentiment Stamp from "Rooted In Nature'      146482


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MANY thanks for stopping by

Tina xxx

Friday, March 30, 2018

Stamp a Stack Craft Day 

Hey every one ... It's been a while since I last posted .... 

I held a Craft day last weekend and it was such a fun day .... the aim was for everyone to make 24 cards with their kit ..... well I am not sure anyone actually did make all the cards but the ladies defiantly had a lot of fun ... and there was soooo much left in their kits that they had loads left over to make more cards when they got home ....
Here are some of the cards they got to make ..... these are only the ones that i designed,  I had help from the lovely Naomi Dawn also designed some of the cards and if you go to her page you will see the other cards that the ladies got to make ..






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Friday, January 26, 2018

Hello, thank you for coming over to my blog 


I hope you enjoyed the youTube video tutorial I did on this Happy Birthday card 
Such a quick card to make but has the wow factor because of the Happy Birthday Die cut, which I cut out twice and glued them together then put 2 coats of clear embossing powder on it ...

Products used 

CARD
Whisper White  Thick ... 140490
Powder Pink  ....  

DIE
Happy Birthday    143700

Stamp Set
Painted Harvest .... 144783

Ribbon
Shimmer Ribbon POWDER PINK .... 144151

Emossing Powder 
Clear ....109130
Embossing Buddy ....103083

Gems
From own stash

Thank you so much for stopping by ... I would love to know what you think 



Saturday, January 20, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR


Hello everyone .... it feels like months since  Christmas  ..... i have lots planned for 2018 .... more blogging for a start as I haven't been keeping on top of it  TUT TUT TUT .... but also i will be doing weekly video tutorial on YouTube for you all to follow  so please pop on over and subscribe and don't forget to click on the notification bell so you will know when a new video has been up loaded ..
                                               MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL
Now for the cards ....


Here is one I created using the triple layer technique .... how ever the only tutorials I have ever seen use 3 layers of white card to stamp on .....  this to me causes a few problems .... and 2 of the main ones are ..... I get a white halo where ever the next layer of card is when I stamp .... I really don't like that and secondly .... what a waste of card !!!!   

So hop on over to watch the video on how I do this technique using only 1 layer of white card and scraps of coloured card .........  VIDEO LINK

 PRODUCT LIST ....

Painted Harvest Stamp Set ..... 144783

Ink Pads

Crushed Curry .... 131173
Crumb Cake .... 126975
Cajun Craze .... 126965
Pumpkin Pie .... 126945

Card Stock 
Peekaboo Peach ....141423

JOIN MY TEAM ...... Sale a Bration is a great time to sign up   .... buy your started kit for just £99 and then choose goods up to the value of £130 ... but it doesn't stop there you also get to choose an EXTRA 2 stamp sets which could add an extra £90 to the value of your started kit .....
GREAT WAY TO BUY ALL YOUR WEDDING STATIONARY FOR £99 ..... contact me for more info ...

Thanks for stopping by 
Tina xxx 




Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Week 5 of 7 Weeks of Christmas 2017


Hello ..... well hopefully you have just come from my youTube video and liked what i made ....

I know this weeks video was a bit 'different'  but I wanted to show you how sometimes things have a way of going in total different directions but to never give up as you will eventually do something that you are happy with ....  

After all that is what crafting is ALL about .... trying new things  ... experimenting and coming up with something new  and not everything works all the time  .... after all we can't learn if we don't make mistakes can we .... or as Thomas Edison said ' I didn't fail .... I found 10,000 ways it wouldn't work !!' 

so lets get to the photos of Week 5's Christmas Make ...


I really do love how this turned out  .... and as you can see I added a small little tinsel bow at the bottom .... It really needed a pop of colour ....

So the added bonus tutorial ( well you cant really call this on a tutorial can you lol ) 

As you can see these adorable little baubles can be added to most things they are so cute .... get your order in while you can as the seasonal catalogue they are in ends at the end of December 2017 ...

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Week 4 of 7 weeks of Christmas 


opps I am running a little late ... sorry 

Well Week 4 is a cute little folded box made from 1 piece of 12 x 12 DSP ...

I found the tutorial on youTube by a lady called Stamping T .... link to original tutorial ...

Its a little hard to explain in writing so I would advise you to watch either Stamping T or my own tutorial on it as its much easier to follow ....








Simply Scored

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HUGS 
Tina 

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