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Hi there, welcome to my website which is my way of sharing my crafting journey with the world. I have been a creative person for virtually all of my life, and, like many, have had a go a pretty much every form of creative craft at one time or another. Nowadays I am predominantly a paper crafter making bespoke cards for friends and family and their friends. My passion is die cutting. I am lucky to have a number of different die cutting machines and thousands of dies. I also, when the mood takes me, like to write the odd verse or two. I also share pictures of my makes on Pinterest and on my Facebook page, both of which you will find by clicking on the links.

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Exploding With Love For A Special Daughter’s 65th Birthday

Another special request for a special birthday. This time it was for an exploding box card, similar to one I made a while back for my sister. This time the card was to be sent from the lucky lady’s parents. Using double sided patterned cardstock really enhances the look of this style of card as you can see the design on both sides. I used the Medium Exploding Gift Box Die Set from Simply Made Crafts to create this as it saves time on measuring for all of the different elements though you could make your own version without dies. I used some of my favourite layered flower dies to decorate the internal box lids and layered number dies on the outer lid. For details of all dies used just click on any of the photographs.

  • Multiple Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Christmas Rose die set, AAlt-e-new Layered Rose die set, free with issue 174 of Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. Crealies Journalzz & Plannerzz Die CLJP609 Numbers with Shadows and Paper Boutique female relations die set. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Multiple Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Christmas Rose die set, AAlt-e-new Layered Rose die set, free with issue 174 of Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. Crealies Journalzz & Plannerzz Die CLJP609 Numbers with Shadows and Paper Boutique female relations die set. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Multiple Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Christmas Rose die set, AAlt-e-new Layered Rose die set, free with issue 174 of Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. Crealies Journalzz & Plannerzz Die CLJP609 Numbers with Shadows and Paper Boutique female relations die set. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Multiple Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Christmas Rose die set, AAlt-e-new Layered Rose die set, free with issue 174 of Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. Crealies Journalzz & Plannerzz Die CLJP609 Numbers with Shadows and Paper Boutique female relations die set. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Multiple Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Christmas Rose die set, AAlt-e-new Layered Rose die set, free with issue 174 of Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. Crealies Journalzz & Plannerzz Die CLJP609 Numbers with Shadows and Paper Boutique female relations die set. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Cheers Sis – Let Drink A Toast To Your 65th Birthday

A friend requested this Pop Up box birthday card for her Sister’s 65th birthday. Just the thing to chase away some of the blues of the last 18 months, with this, everything’s in the ‘pink’. For details of dies used to create this just click on any of the pictures. For instructions on how to make the card base take a look at Tutorial number 6.

Wine Themed 65th Birthday Pop Up Box card made using a variety of dies including; CARD MAKING MAGIC DIE SETS SOLID & OVERLAY NUMBER & SUFFIX, Unbranded nesting stitched stars dies, iCraft Cheers & Happy dies, Apple Blossom Die Set Cheers! Wine Bottles & Glass, Apple blossom dies, embossing folder and stamps from Issue 161 of Simply cards & Papercraft magazine and Crafters companion Gemini Expressions Metal Die – Uppercase and lower case Alphabet Sets. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Wine Themed 65th Birthday Pop Up Box card made using a variety of dies including; CARD MAKING MAGIC DIE SETS SOLID & OVERLAY NUMBER & SUFFIX, Unbranded nesting stitched stars dies, iCraft Cheers & Happy dies, Apple Blossom Die Set Cheers! Wine Bottles & Glass, Apple blossom dies, embossing folder and stamps from Issue 161 of Simply cards & Papercraft magazine and Crafters companion Gemini Expressions Metal Die – Uppercase and lower case Alphabet Sets. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Wine Themed 65th Birthday Pop Up Box card made using a variety of dies including; CARD MAKING MAGIC DIE SETS SOLID & OVERLAY NUMBER & SUFFIX, Unbranded nesting stitched stars dies, iCraft Cheers & Happy dies, Apple Blossom Die Set Cheers! Wine Bottles & Glass, Apple blossom dies, embossing folder and stamps from Issue 161 of Simply cards & Papercraft magazine and Crafters companion Gemini Expressions Metal Die – Uppercase and lower case Alphabet Sets. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Wine Themed 65th Birthday Pop Up Box card made using a variety of dies including; CARD MAKING MAGIC DIE SETS SOLID & OVERLAY NUMBER & SUFFIX, Unbranded nesting stitched stars dies, iCraft Cheers & Happy dies, Apple Blossom Die Set Cheers! Wine Bottles & Glass, Apple blossom dies, embossing folder and stamps from Issue 161 of Simply cards & Papercraft magazine and Crafters companion Gemini Expressions Metal Die – Uppercase and lower case Alphabet Sets. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Wine Themed 65th Birthday Pop Up Box card made using a variety of dies including; CARD MAKING MAGIC DIE SETS SOLID & OVERLAY NUMBER & SUFFIX, Unbranded nesting stitched stars dies, iCraft Cheers & Happy dies, Apple Blossom Die Set Cheers! Wine Bottles & Glass, Apple blossom dies, embossing folder and stamps from Issue 161 of Simply cards & Papercraft magazine and Crafters companion Gemini Expressions Metal Die – Uppercase and lower case Alphabet Sets. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

6 Green Bottles Sitting In A Crate – The Ladies’ Edit

I was asked to recreate one of my wine themed Pop Up Box Cards only this time for a lady celebrating a milestone birthday of 70 years. Out came some of my favourite layered flower dies to add pretty floral elements to the card and using silver mirror card for the sentiments and numbers brightened up the look too. All in all I was pretty happy with the end result. I had been worried it wouldn’t look very feminine but in the end it did and the pink blooms looked really pretty with the greens of the leaves and bottles.

  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Pop up 70th birthday card made using a variety of dies including; Tattered lace sentiment dies from 3diemensions sets paper-pieced to make appropriate words, Custom made wooden wine bottle dies, Zip-e-mate thin metal wine glass & bottle dies (for acetate glass), Spellbinders shapeabilities dies Etched Alphabet for numbers, Rose flurries dies Bottle labels printed from 'The Wine Buffs' cd rom. Mats for card base embossed with wood grain embossing folder and inked with distress inks. Wine bottle glossed with Glossy Accents. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Similar But Different – Side Step Birthday Cards For Special Friends

I was asked to make 2 cards for special friends, it can be tricky sometimes, making more than one card to end up with different designs but so that neither looks bigger or better than the other. In this case I chose the same card fold for both cards and changed up the colour schemes, patterned papers and dies used for each one. For details on the dies used for each ard just click on the relevant pictures.

Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Spellbinders Die Succulent and Mum Flower with Heartfelt Creations 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, Sue Wilson - Finishing Touches Collection - Exquisite Poppy (CED1458) used for flower centres, Spellbinders Indie Line Shapeabilities Dies Layered Monarch dies, Spellbinders Shapeabilities: Romantic Vines (S4-531) dies and unbranded Alphabet with shadows dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Spellbinders Die Succulent and Mum Flower with Heartfelt Creations 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, Sue Wilson - Finishing Touches Collection - Exquisite Poppy (CED1458) used for flower centres, Spellbinders Indie Line Shapeabilities Dies Layered Monarch dies, Spellbinders Shapeabilities: Romantic Vines (S4-531) dies and unbranded Alphabet with shadows dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Spellbinders Die Succulent and Mum Flower with Heartfelt Creations 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold, Sue Wilson - Finishing Touches Collection - Exquisite Poppy (CED1458) used for flower centres, Spellbinders Indie Line Shapeabilities Dies Layered Monarch dies, Spellbinders Shapeabilities: Romantic Vines (S4-531) dies and unbranded Alphabet with shadows dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Sizzix Sizzlits Fruit Smoothie alphabet dies and icraft Happy Birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Sizzix Sizzlits Fruit Smoothie alphabet dies and icraft Happy Birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Floral Sideways Stepper Ladies Birthday card made using various dies including Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Sizzix Sizzlits Fruit Smoothie alphabet dies and icraft Happy Birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Popping Up With A Bunch Of Birthday Flowers

I was recently asked to make a special birthday card for a friend’s mum. The remit was bright spring florals. I absolutely love layering dies and now have a few beautiful sets in my stash. I made use of these to create a large pop up box card incorporating various dies from Altenew and Sizzix plus a couple of Sizzix bumble bees. I’m very happy to say that the lady was so delighted with her card she has refused to put it away and still has it on display. For details of other dies used, as usual, just click on any of the pictures.

  • Large Floral Pop Up Box Birthday card made using various dies including: Altenew Jumbo Garden Picks Layering Die Set, Altenew Altenew Garden Picks 3D Die Set, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Altenew Layered Daffodil Die Collection free with issue 188 of Simply Cards & Papercraft, unbranded branch dies and small flowers from the Cheery Lynn Babies breath die set and Paper Boutique female relations Mum and layered happy birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Large Floral Pop Up Box Birthday card made using various dies including: Altenew Jumbo Garden Picks Layering Die Set, Altenew Altenew Garden Picks 3D Die Set, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Altenew Layered Daffodil Die Collection free with issue 188 of Simply Cards & Papercraft, unbranded branch dies and small flowers from the Cheery Lynn Babies breath die set and Paper Boutique female relations Mum and layered happy birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Large Floral Pop Up Box Birthday card made using various dies including: Altenew Jumbo Garden Picks Layering Die Set, Altenew Altenew Garden Picks 3D Die Set, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Altenew Layered Daffodil Die Collection free with issue 188 of Simply Cards & Papercraft, unbranded branch dies and small flowers from the Cheery Lynn Babies breath die set and Paper Boutique female relations Mum and layered happy birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Large Floral Pop Up Box Birthday card made using various dies including: Altenew Jumbo Garden Picks Layering Die Set, Altenew Altenew Garden Picks 3D Die Set, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Altenew Layered Daffodil Die Collection free with issue 188 of Simply Cards & Papercraft, unbranded branch dies and small flowers from the Cheery Lynn Babies breath die set and Paper Boutique female relations Mum and layered happy birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Large Floral Pop Up Box Birthday card made using various dies including: Altenew Jumbo Garden Picks Layering Die Set, Altenew Altenew Garden Picks 3D Die Set, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 10PK - Floral Layers #664359, Sizzix Thinlits Die Set 4PK - Bee #663852, Altenew Layered Daffodil Die Collection free with issue 188 of Simply Cards & Papercraft, unbranded branch dies and small flowers from the Cheery Lynn Babies breath die set and Paper Boutique female relations Mum and layered happy birthday sentiment dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Hats Off To A Special Sister on her 65th Birthday

My sister celebrated her 65th birthday last month and I needed to make her a special card to mark the occasion. I have seen hat easel cards around quite a bit this year and when I was lucky enough to win the Cardmaking Magic The Circular Box Complete Bundle courtesy of Craftworld, the first thing I thought was that I could use the main die set to have a go at making the hat easel card for my sister. The dies made it really easy to do, I also used a few extra nesting circles dies from my collection to complete the project. The die set enable me to make the perfect box to house the card safely. The flower dies included in the set made up beautifully. The pretty papers were from a very inexpensive 12″ x 12″ paper pad bought from Home Bargains.

  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk
  • Hat Easel Card extra Special 65th Birthday Celebration card made using Card Making Magic Circular Box & Card Builder Die Set plus some additional circular dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

2 in 1 for a 21st – Exploding Card And Gift Box In One

My niece recently celebrated her 21st birthday so a special card was in order, to mark the occasion. As our gift was going to be money, I made the card dual purpose using the four internal boxes for our gift. The Medium Exploding Gift Box Die Set from Simply Made Crafts makes making a card like this really easy. It looks great when using double sided cardstock as both sides are visible on the completed project. It was a different way to gift money and a different style of card which, I’m happy to say, was very well received. For details of dies used click on any of the pictures.

Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Happy Birthday sentiment dies and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. unbranded alphabet with Shadows dies and Paper Boutique female relations die set. Large Whale of a punch flower punch. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Happy Birthday sentiment dies and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. unbranded alphabet with Shadows dies and Paper Boutique female relations die set. Large Whale of a punch flower punch. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Happy Birthday sentiment dies and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. unbranded alphabet with Shadows dies and Paper Boutique female relations die set. Large Whale of a punch flower punch. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Happy Birthday sentiment dies and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. unbranded alphabet with Shadows dies and Paper Boutique female relations die set. Large Whale of a punch flower punch. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Exploding Box card made from double sided papers using various dies including; SIMPLY MADE CRAFTS DIE SET MEDIUM EXPLODING GIFT BOX die set. Card Making Magic Die Sets Solid & Overlay Number & Suffix, Card Making Magic Happy Birthdat sentiment dies and Crealies Nest-Lies XXL Die Set No 34 Double Stitch Squares. unbranded alphabet with Shadows dies and Paper Boutique female relations die set. Large Whale of a punch flower punch. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Another 365 Day Trip – Happy Birthday

It was my Brother in law’s birthday a couple of months ago and masculine cards can be tricky, especially if the person they are for doesn’t really have any hobbies. I’ve made him quite a few cards over the years and coming up with something new can be a challenge. I’ve had this fab retro campervan die in my stash for ages and till now not used it. I love how the die cuts all the little extra details to make a brilliant finished result with not too much effort, although some of the pieces are quite tiny. I chose retro colours to add to the authentic look. To make the map, I used some printed paper from a Docrafts papermania Mister Mister set. I folded it map style and added distress ink to give it an aged look. I used a Spellbinders embossabilities folder to create the road from black cardstock with silver gilding wax. I chose my favourite Z fold card base and was quite pleased with the end result, I think my brother in law was too.

Z Fold travel themed male birthday card made using various dies including Robert Adams All Occasion Dies Camper Van - Metal Craft Dies Set, Sizzix thinlits happy birthday from the everyday sentiment die set and Spellbinders M-Bossabilities - Kickin' Rubber embossing folder. Patterned papers from the Papermania DoCrafts Mr Mister collection. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Z Fold travel themed male birthday card made using various dies including Robert Adams All Occasion Dies Camper Van - Metal Craft Dies Set, Sizzix thinlits happy birthday from the everyday sentiment die set and Spellbinders M-Bossabilities - Kickin' Rubber embossing folder. Patterned papers from the Papermania DoCrafts Mr Mister collection. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Doggone It, It’s Your Birthday

I had a recent request to make a card featuring replicas of the recipient’s Chihuahua dogs. After a fair bit of experimenting with dies from different sets and a fair amount of freehand snipping, I managed to come up with a line of pooches that were a reasonable match. It’s great fun making cards like this, having to think outside the box in the way that dies are used and the best bit of all is the delight on the recipient’s face when they open them. It makes all the time and effort involved worthwhile.

dogs2 dogs1 Half A4 lengthwise Chihuahua dogs card made using a Little Claire Dog die but snipped and shaped with additional elements from Tattered Lace Tiny tubs die set for lighter dogs ears. Tattered lace sentiments dies snipped to make the word 'pawfect', Sue wilson 'Friend' sentient from the Necessities - In the Tool Box die set and Sizzix Original Fun Serif Alphabet dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Half A4 lengthwise Chihuahua dogs card made using a Little Claire Dog die but snipped and shaped with additional elements from Tattered Lace Tiny tubs die set for lighter dogs ears. Tattered lace sentiments dies snipped to make the word 'pawfect', Sue wilson 'Friend' sentient from the Necessities - In the Tool Box die set and Sizzix Original Fun Serif Alphabet dies. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk

Room With A View – 3D Scenic Card With DIY Theme

When you’re a card crafter, it’s hard to keep coming up with different ideas for family members, they’ve seen everything I’ve ever made. My hubby has spent months helping our daughter and her husband with some pretty extensive home improvements. When it came to his birthday, I wanted to theme his card towards some of the things he’s been doing. I have a number of crafting CDRoms in my stash and hadn’t used some of them. I found the perfect one for my needs. A Debbi Moore Shabby Chic double CD for men  Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window. I printed out the elements for what was intended to be 4 cards but had the idea to join all four together to make one big card that would open out. despite looking complicated, once everything was printed and cut out, it went together relatively simply. Mission accomplished, he was certainly surprised and a little amused by his 3D greeting.

Fun fold out 3D scenic DIY themed card made using Debbie Moore Designs Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window Shabby Chic CD Rom. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Fun fold out 3D scenic DIY themed card made using Debbie Moore Designs Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window Shabby Chic CD Rom. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk  Fun fold out 3D scenic DIY themed card made using Debbie Moore Designs Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window Shabby Chic CD Rom. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Fun fold out 3D scenic DIY themed card made using Debbie Moore Designs Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window Shabby Chic CD Rom. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk Fun fold out 3D scenic DIY themed card made using Debbie Moore Designs Tools Of The Trade and Through The Window Shabby Chic CD Rom. - craftybabscreativecrafts.co.uk