Using journaling cards to create greeting cards

Hi friends, welcome back. Today I have several card ideas all of which use journaling cards for sentiments and/or focal points. All these journaling cards and almost all other ephemera pieces came with the Spellbinders card kit for Oct 2018. I only added stamps for additional sentiments / images etc. Check these out (and just […]

[New Series] Quick and easy cards – Part 4

Hi friends, still have several more cards to share in the quick and easy series. Hope these cards give you lot of ideas on how to use some of your paper shapes, ephemera pieces included in card kits and such. Today’s cards use Spellbinders card kits – I combined the ephemera pieces from their September […]

Spellbinders – Card idea using Inked Messages and Handmade collection

Hi friends, I have one more card idea to share using goodies from Spellbinders – I combined three stamp and die sets from Stephanie Low A little birdie told me from Inked Messages collection Happiness Handmade from Handmade collection Handcrafted Handmade from Handmade collection I won the two stamp sets from Handmade collection in a […]

Spellbinders – Small die of the month August 2018

Okay, we are still on a roll with die cutting with Spellbinders dies – and today we are going to look at a card made using Spellbinders – Small die of the month August 2018. Yes, I know I am about two months too late, but hey, better late than never, right? So here we go… […]

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 5

Hi friends, today also I used the Shapeabilities Lovely Lilac Etched Dies Good Vibes Only collection by Stephanie Low but with stamped background. I started with a black card base and a off-white panel that is slightly smaller. I die cut it using largest stitched rectangle die from Simon Says Stamp and stamped with the Dear […]

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 4

Happy Card Making day my friends! I hope you find lots of reasons to make cards and spread happy thoughts out in the world, sprinkle cheer like confetti :-) Here’s my card for today.. part of the same good vibes series – this is idea #4. I used the Shapeabilities Lovely Lilac Etched Dies Good Vibes Only […]

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 3

Hello friends, some fun die cutting technique today using the Shapeabilities Rosy Summer Flowers Etched Dies. This die has two parts – one outline die for the whole image (flower + leaves) and another one that cuts out the lines in middle of the design. I used both for this card. To start with, I die […]

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 2

Alright friends, another card in this series today. I am so in love with the pretty foliage dies from Good Vibes collection from Spellbinders. So for today’s card I kinda went crazy with these pretty leaves. I used one of the leaves and its outlines and cut each one out twice. I used some maroon […]

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 1

Hi friends, I am back with a card idea using dies from Spellbinders Good Vibes collection. In the next few days I will be sharing several cards using dies from this collection. Do keep watching this space :-) This card looks like it was a lot of work, but it really wasn’t too many things […]

Spellbinders | Card using July 2018 card kit

Hi friends, as we say goodbye to our beloved summer, I thought of sharing one more summer themed card. I used the dies from Spellbinders July 2018 card kit as well as the stickers and ephemera that came in to to create this one. Enjoy! ~Varada

Spellbinders | Tags using Jul 2018 card kit of the month

Hi friends, I have several fun tags I made by simply using the ephemera that came in Spellbinders card kit of the month for Jul 2018. No words today, only pictures. Ask me any questions if you don’t understand how I created one of these. :-)       Enjoy! ~Varada

Spellbinders | Combining club kits | A fun twist on inlaid die cutting

Hi friends, I have a fun floral card to share with you today. I used a couple different club kits from Spellbinders for this card. The idea for this card was inspired by a project that the awesome @laurabassen created for #pinkfreshstudio: Just like in this card, I die cut the word LOVE in a […]

Spellbinders | Card kit of the month | Layering paper shapes

Hi friends, hope life is treating to well. Today I have one more floral card to share with you. I used the dies from Spellbinders card kit of the month for June 2018 for this card along with papers from the card kit (gold) as well as some papers from I started by using […]

Spellbinders | Combining die kits

Hi friends, ready for one more floral card using die cut shapes? For this one, I combined a couple different dies from different month kits – but all from Spellbinders. And yes, all papers are from Just die cut, layer and add sequins. Quite straightforward, really. These dies / kits are still available as […]

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