Friday, 26 September 2014

Friday Blog Post with Little Claire

Good morning all,

Gaynor here with a posting for today - tis a card I created for my lovely is our 30th Wedding Anniversary on Monday 6th October.

I have used the beautiful silhouette picnic stamp from Little Claire alongside one of the sentiments from the Red Gingham Designs Mix set.

Here's my tutorial picture style:

I used one of my new spellbingers dies - perforates tiny holes as well as cuts out the circle......I recently treated myself to both the rectangle and square dies these!

I stamped the image using Versafine Black ink - I heat embossed the image using clear embossing powder.

You can see that my heat gun is almost an antique......the price is still on the box......they are so much cheaper to buy nowadays......crafting was a lot dearer when I first began to craft!

I used a 148mm x 148mm white blank card.  Cut papers to 145mm x 145mm, 141mm x 141mm.  5.2mm x 141mm and 4.8mm x 141mm.  The papers are from "the stash!"  A little hession style ribbon, 3 tiny hearts brads and 3 punched out hearts.............these are "waste" from another die......and yes I save them and add to my stash!  The pattern panel uses vellum paper in the same print as the backing paper.  I fixed the vellum using a little double sided tape under where my stamped image is placed and the tiny heart brads.

and below is the finished card once all is assembled. The stamps images were fixed using 3D foam pads and some tiny adhesive pearls added.........Had to add pearls.......30th Anniversary is Pearl!

Now just to make sure my hubbie doesn't check out the blog prior to our Anniversary...................mmh!  Cheerio from me for now.  xxGaynor


  1. Oh Gaynor what a fabulous card for your hubby! It's a wonderful design and great choice of stamp for him. Great tutorial.
    I hope you both have a lovely day, Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary!! Debra x

  2. Happy Wedding Anniversary in advance with all best wishes!!!
    Whenever I see this silhouette stamp, I fall in love, it's very beautiful picnic stamp!!! You created a very adorable card, I am sure your hubby will love this card!!!
    Have a cheerful weekend!

  3. Thanks for your fantastic project Gaynor and Happy Anniversary x

  4. Thank you for all your lovely wishes xxGaynor