today I uploaded my video showing how I made the Hearts Come Home card
– version 2!
When I shared version 1 last Friday, I explained that I
cased the card from a swap I’d received the previous weekend at
followed her process in the video, and oh boy, what a difference!
I’d sponged the sky first, and then stamped the small hearts on top
using Clear Embossing Powder, Laura – www.lauramackie.co.uk – did her
stamping and heat embossing before she did her sponging.
the stamp set is call Hearts Come Home, I thought the hearts stamp was a
always, before I started making the video, I made another card to
remind myself of the process I had to follow.
For this card I chose Crumb
Cake, partly because I wanted to know what this design would look like
in a light colour; I think it looks great with Very Vanilla.
We’re told to work in odd numbers, but I couldn’t
bring myself to put the third smoke spiral on a house without a chimney!
also pleased with the way I’ve learned how to use the Metallic Thread
without making my card looking untidy!
One of my demo friends,
Rebecca Willmore – www.facebook.com/catnipcrafting – who had made a cat match book with a cat scissor charm inside as her swap, and embellished the tail
with some Silver Metallic Thread.
She had cut several short lengths, rather than leaving them as unruly loops, and I thought it looked
Whenever I’ve tried making unruly loops I’ve always eneded up
with an unruly mess!
Thanks for sharing this idea Rebecca – I love it!
That’s it for today. I hope you enjoy the video. Until tomorrow, happy crafting.