New Handmade Cards & Bookmarks

New Handmade Cards & Bookmarks

Hello! Working on some of the AECP courses I created a quick “Hello” card during the All About Layering Class. It is a simple layering card with a single flower. I love the Altenew “Golden Garden” stamp set because it looks so flowing and hand drawn. I added some pale platinum stripes for a very simple background and a few sequins for a splash of color & sparkle!

“Hello” Golden Garden Altenew Stamp Set & Altenew Crisp Dye Inks, platinum ink for the striped background & sequins

I also recently purchased a few embossing folders to use with my die cut machine. I do most of my cutting with a Brother Scan & Cut but I HAD to have the “Big Shot” by Sizzix for embossing folders – they are so much fun! I have a few Altenew embossing folders but I was in a steampunk mood, I adore steampunk, and I did a quick test of this folder from Simon Says Stamp. I also created a “messy” background with brown inks & overplayed a piece or gold vellum.

Tim Holtz Embossing Folder, gold & copper inks, gold vellum

And lastly I also finished up some bookmarks yesterday! People seem to really love my steampunk bookmarks so I went with that theme using a variety of stamps, watercolors, and metallic watercolors. The metallic watercolors are a little hard to see unless they hit the light just right. The finishing touches are the tassels & charms!

Watercolor paper, watercolors, metallic watercolors, black ink & stamps, tassels, metal charms

That’s it for now! Thank you for stopping by! Have a creative day!