Saturday, 7 October 2017

Friendship Card

Sjaak

My friendship card for the month of October was especially created for Lucy.
The pattern by Sjaak is free and is available from Ann's Paper Art with a 
purchase from the webshop or you can download it from Sjaaks Facebook Page.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2830, 5833.
Large circle die by Spellbinder, small circle die by Nellie Snellen
Flower die by Memory Box "Row of Poppies."
I coloured the Poppies with Distress Ink- Pealed Paint & Wilted Violet.
Behind the Poppies I added Copper Glimmer Mist.
Clear Tonic Jewel drops have been added.
Background pattern card by Studio Light.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Hopefully we get some more much needed rain soon as it feels
 like Summeris already here!
I hope that you all have a wonderful weekend
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Monday, 2 October 2017

Christmas Card

Ann's Paper Art a539


This pattern is a older pattern by Ann's Paper Art a539.
It is a very quick one to stitch and is available from the webshop.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0824, 2101, 5933.
Die by Find It,  Amy Design "Christmas Balls" ADD10113.
I have also added hobbydots and lines.
A very simple but effective card.

I hope that everyone has a lovely week.
We are still hoping and wishing  for rain as we haven't had rain for many months.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Sunday, 17 September 2017

Christmas Card


Ann's Paper Art HJ 150

A new pattern by Ann's Paper Art, which has been published in Hobbyjournaal 150.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0821, 2101, 5833.
Christmas Ornament by Find IT  JAD10010.
Hobbydots and Merry Christmas have also been added.



Ann has also combined the pattern with a new 3D Decoupage sheet, APA3D018 
which is available from the Webshop


I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Friday, 15 September 2017

Birthday Card


This birthday card was especially created for my
 hobby friends husband.

The pattern is a free pattern by Sjaak and is available from Ann's Paper Art
along with a purchase or you can download it from Sjaaks Facebook page.

Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0504, 3853, 5933.
Stamp by Stampin' Up! the set is called High Tide.
I found a wonderful link here on how to create the reflection.
Stampin' Up! colours Garden Green, Night of Navy, So Saffron and Basic Black.
Around the edge I used Distress Ink - Peeled Paint.
Twine and enamel buttons were also added. 

I had lots of fun creating this card and I hope that you like it.

I hope that everyone has a wonderful weekend.
We are all waiting for some rain up here on the coast, fingers crossed 
we will get some very soon as we haven't had any for many months :(
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.






Saturday, 26 August 2017

Birthday Card


I created the above birthday card for my wonderful Mother-in-law.
The pattern is by Sjaak, I used Stitch and Do card set #15.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 1115 and 1921.
Die by Sue Wilson - Stained Glass collection, CED24002-butterfly.
Once again I had lots for fun playing with my new polished glitter.
Rose Copper, Pale Bronze, Iced Blue, Sea Green.
Hobbydots were also added.

We had a wonderful day together we went to Australia Zoo, which we all enjoyed.
The following day we went for a visit to CraftOnline.
I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Sunday, 13 August 2017

Friendship Card


My August Friendship card was especially created for Robyn.
Robyn lives at Port Macquarie which is a beautiful part of the world.
The pattern is by Sjaak, from the Stitch and Do cards only.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2830, 2910, 5833.
Dies are by Poppystamps, Ragged Daisy, Sheer Circle Trimming and 
Hip Hello which is one of my favourites.
The butterflies are created with a die by Marianne Design.
I coloured the Ragged Daisy with Tim Holtz Distress inks.
Dusty Concord, Wild Honey and Peeled Paint. 
Hobbydots and pearls have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
It is a very warm Winter's day here around 26 deg, I think that our Winter has gone.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Saturday, 5 August 2017

Birthday Card


This birthday card was especially created for Jackie.
Jackie I hope that you had a fabulous day.
The pattern is by Sjaak "Stitch and Do" set number 16.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0453 & 3251.
Dandelion Posies die by Sue Wilson CED1482.
Oval die by Nellie Snellen MFD057 
For the coloured background, I decided to try a new method that I had seen on 
It is a Tissue paper watercolour technique by Loll  watch the video it's very easy to
 learn and so much fun!!!!!
I have since been busy creating backgrounds using this wonderful fun technique.
I have used Tim Holtz distress inks, Wild Honey, Dusty Concord & Peeled Paint.
Clear Versamark, Gold embossing powder and my heatgun were also used.
Tulle is coloured with Wild Honey, pearls have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank you fo coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Friday, 21 July 2017

Friendship Card

Ann's Paper Art a132

My friendship card for the month of July was especially created for Sue

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art a132.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2920,3620,3953,5833.
A beautiful new Hummingbird Stained Glass die by Sue Wilson CED24001.
I coloured the die with Cosmic Shimmer "Polished Silk Glitter"
 Sea Green, Periwinkle, Blue Teal & Lilic.
I used a the "Pretty Stitches" die by Poppystamp along the edges.
Hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Thursday, 6 July 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art  a322 Stitching Sheet #2.

I created the above birthday card in January although I forgot to show it on my blog.
The card was created especially for Matthew.
Jackie created 2 beautiful cards for my husband in the same style.
I was in awe with the technique that Jackie used and she was very
 kind to share it with me.

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Arta322.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen.
Globe by Tim Holtz - 66198.
Stamp by Tim Holtz - Stampers Anonymous, Air Travel CMS102.
Distress ink - Wild Honey,  Peeled Paint, Hickory Smoke.
I gentle rubbed Creative Expression, Gilding Wax- Pewter over the globe.
Tim Holtz, Small Talk- "the journey is the destination"
Tim Holtz idea-ology  boarders.

Below are the cards that Jackie created for my husband, I am sure that you will 
also love looking at them.
I hope that you are also inspired by Jackie's cards, just as I was.

 Card created by Jackie

Card created by Jackie

I hope that you have enjoyed looking at the cards today on the blog
 by Jackie and myself.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.








Monday, 26 June 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's paper Art a131

I have created this card especially for my hobby friend in The Netherlands.

I have stitched the pattern with Mettler Polysheen 5833.
I created the card with a die by Go Keate, Frilly Frame #2, I used the largest frame.
Marianne Design LR0461 , Dragon Fly & Frog 
Under the frog I used Sizzix by Tim Holtz 660222.
 Cheery Lynn, Darling Daisies.
Distress ink - wild honey, dusty concord, peeled paint, brushed corduroy.
Happy Birthday sticker coloured with Sharpies.
Pearls and Hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that everyone has a wonderful week.
We have a beautiful sunny day again :) our Winter has been very mild the 
days have been filled with sunshine although we could do with some rain.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Saturday, 17 June 2017

Birthday Card

Pattern by Sjaak 

This card was especially created for Mark, Petra's husband.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 1335, 2101, 3815.
Boarder - Lawn Fawn - Stitched Boarders.
Decoupage by Studio Light - Comic Friends.
"Happy Birthday" by Darkroom Door - Simple Sayings.
Tim Holtz stencil - Splatters
Distress Ink - Fired Brick
Hobbydots have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Saturday, 10 June 2017

Friendship Card

 Pattern by Sjaak.

My friendship card for the month of June was especially created for Annalie.
Annalie lives in South Africa, her cards always arrive later then everyone else,
although this month she was the first lucky lady in our little club to receive her card.

Beautiful butterfly pattern by Sjaak.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0020, 2830, 2910, 5833.
Die by Marianne Design, Anja's Oval, MD0376.
Oval die by Nellie Snellen MFD057.
Flowers were punched with Nellie Snellen FLP027.
Background card by Studio Light.
"Thinking of you" stamp by Darkroom Door.
Distress Ink, Hobbydots, pearls and tape were also added.

I hope that every-one is having a lovely weekend.
It is a glorious day here.
Thank you for coming by and looking at my Craft Cupboard. 





Saturday, 3 June 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art a106

This birthday card was created for a John, his birthday was at the beginning
of the year although I forgot to show the card on my blog :(

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Arta106.
Decoupage by Yvonne Design HJ8601.
Rope Die by Marianne Design LR0418.
Hobbydots and Distress ink has also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
Winter is here although we are very lucky and have
a beautiful warm day filled with sunshine.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Birthday Card


This card was especially created for a very special friend by the name of Peg.
It is a fabulous new Quick and Easy pattern by Ann's Paper Art a130.
It comes ready to prick with a the beautiful image in the centre.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen  0311, 1352, 2910, 3640, 5833.
Fancy Corner die by Nellie Snellen MFD027.
I also added pearls.

I hope that everyone has a lovely week.
Winter still hasn't arrived as yet, beautiful sunny days around  25 deg :)
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.




Thursday, 18 May 2017

Friendship Card

Ann's Paper Art a041

My friendship card for the month of May was created for Frances.
Frances adores cats and has 2  Burmese fur babies of her own,
 I knew that this card would be perfect for her.

I have stitched  a041 which is available from Ann's Paper Art.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0853 & 5833.
Die is by Find IT trading by Jeanines Art Garden JAD10003.
Flowers are Sizzix "Tim Holtz" 661806.
Distress ink and gems have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Our weather has turned and it looks like Winter is nearly here.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard




Sunday, 14 May 2017

Mother's Day Card

Ann's Paper Art  a131

This card was especially created for my Mother-In-Law.

The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art  a131
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0605, 2830, 5664.
Decoupage by Marieke's Design.
Dies by Creative Expression -Boarder CED6412, LOVE CED9305.
Butterfly die by Marianne Design CR1355.
Distress ink and hobbydots have also been added.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.






Friday, 12 May 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art a609

This card was especially created for our daughters birthday.
The pattern is by Ann's Paper Art  a609.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0630, 2830, 5552.
Cutting dies are all by Marianne Design, 
Large Flower LR0406, Dragon Fly LR0461, Hearts CR1323.
"Happy Birthday" Darkroom Stamps, Simple Sayings.
Flower and dragon fly were both coloured with  
Colour Cloud blending inks by Creative Expression.
Background Card by Studio Light.
Micro Pearls and pearls were also added.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Sunday, 30 April 2017

Birthday Card

Sjaak co-2017-015

This card was especially created for Peter.
The pattern is by Sjaak and is available from Ann's Paper Art.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0152, 1362, 1725, 4332.
Decoupage by Amy Design "Vintage Vehicles" CD10847.
Background  texture stamp by The Darkroom Door "Harlequin"
Die by Poppy Stamp "Tailored Stitches 1788"
Hobby dots and Happy Birthday stickers have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend.
I am catching up on things after our very busy week.
Yesterday I was lucky enough to spend some time in the garden.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Monday, 24 April 2017

Friendship Card

Sjaak Van Went 

My friendship card for the month of April was for Jackie.
I have stitched a pattern by Sjaak CO_2016_007 which is available
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0311, 0453, 2830.
Dies are both by Tim Holtz,  Butterfly 661182, Squiggles 660222.
Stamp is from Darkroom Door  DDRS119- Simple Sayings.
Cosmic Shimmer Gilding Flakes.
Background card by Studio Light.


I hope that everyone had a wonderful crafty weekend, I was busy in the garden.
After all the recent rain things are growing rapidly. 
Enjoy your week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.



Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art a124

Another beautiful new pattern by Ann's Paper Arta124.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 0605, 2920, 3151, 5833.
Decoupage by Ann's Paper Art3DCE13016.
Die by Nellie Snellen.

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Autumn has finally arrived, last night we had a lovely cool 9 deg.
The days are beautiful,  full of sunshine at the moment.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Thursday, 30 March 2017

Friendship Card

Ann's Paper Art a655

My friendship card for the month of March was for Lucy.
I have stitched a655 which is available from Ann's Paper Art webshop
Threads are Mettler Polysheen 2830, 2912, 5833.
Cutting dies by Sue Wilson CED6412, CED4306.
Hobbydots and embellishments have also been added.

I hope that everyone is having a lovely week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art a126

This card was created especially for our son.
The new pattern is by Ann's Paper Art a126.
I haven't used the complete pattern I only stitched the outer edge.
Threads are Mettler  Polysheen 0853 & 3853.
Dies are Marianne Design - LR0416 & CR1363.
Scribble under the boat is Tim Holtz - Scribble's and Splat.
Tim Holtz SMALL TALK, Hobbydots & Distress ink have also been added.

The front card is the complete pattern

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week.
Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.


Saturday, 11 March 2017

Birthday Card

Ann's Paper Art a125

I created this card especially for Lucy as I knew that she would be
 delighted with the colours.
New pattern by Ann's Paper Art the pattern is a125.
The pattern has been combined with the beautiful flowers from 3DCE13009.
Threads are Mettler Polysheen, 2721, 2810, 5888.
Trellis die by Yvonne Creations YCD10015.

I hope that everyone has a wonderful crafty weekend.

Thank you for coming by and looking at My Craft Cupboard.