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Good morning everyone, hope you all had a good weekend,talking of weekend did you catch our Jodie on Sunday launching the brand new strip edge dies from Tonic Studios,if you didn't your missing out they are so beautiful they make very elegant cards but also from the DT they show so many different styles they can be really modern and funky.
Join Jodie again if you missed this  morning's show you can watch Jodie live at 1pm and 5pm today on Hochanda, but don't forget you can watch missed shows back on the rewind service on Hochandas web site.
Materials used:- Blossom decorative strip die Bright White  craft perfect  Blossom Pink craft perfect White base card white 300gsm Tag from a gift in a tonic magazine Decorative papers Pink satin bow Nuvo drops - Ivory Seashell
material used :- Swirl decorative strip die 5x7 white base card tent fold Pewter grey craft perfect Bright White craft perfect Thanks Sentiment strips Most recent flowers & flourishes Vintage drops - earl grey …
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Good Afternoon everyone, well Tonic Studios have a brand new launch this evening at 6pm on Hochanda the gorgeous border strips 4x die sets in the collection and they are so pretty, the DT have made stunning cards with these.
Material used:- Border strip - swirl Craft perfect Kraft card Craft perfect Bright White  Craft perfect jet black Craft perfect Champagne  Floral papers Nuvo drops ivory seashell Pink satin ribbon White button embellishment Flowers created from a tonic craft kit 5 With love sentiment added using a label machine Sister sentiment Basic layering oval die set
Card blank is 5x7 Kraft card then a layer slightly smaller  going down in size by 1/4 increments  using decorative papers to both layers  the base card has the edge die cut away leaving a beatiful lacy edge to the card front then the next layer  cutting a small scalloped edge and the last layer using the lacy edge and also the stunning detail die that cut into the card stock, showing the pink papers from undernei…

Best Wishes

Good morning everyone , welcome to my blog ,today I am sharing the brand new pattern panel dies and sentiments from Tonic Studios they launched at 10am on Hochanda with Jodie ,there are 4x panels in the set  which are absolutely stunning and fantastic to paper piece but it that's not your cup of tea leaving a slight shadow to the die cut leaves you with a very elegant classy card or box as well as the panels we have brand new sentiments which are amazing, Special Friend- which I love and also with all my love & it's your Birthday  & Best wishes ,beautiful font to these dies.
Materials used :- Tangled Vine panel die set Best wishes Sentiment White 300gsm 8x8 card base Craft perfect- bright white Craft perfect Chilli Red Craft perfect  Jet black Craft perfect Mauve Purple Craft perfect Aubergine Purple Nuvo Aqua flow shimmer pen Nuvo 3D foam pads Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive  Decorative bow Rolled Rose from the Hamper / Terrium box sets

The card base is an 8x8 card blank opens t…

Hamper / Caravan gift box

Hello everyone welcome to my blog , wow what a busy busy time it has been with the prep for the Birthday Event , the Bithday event and now prepping for future shows and magazine commissions it's a busy old time and my back went again won't bore you all with the details but nothing got done for 8 days so only doing things in short bursts so my apologies for the late blogging of some of my makes from the Birthday event  . Wow Tonic really pulled out all the stops for this Birthday amazing products from the Nuvo range with expanding mousse, glitters / sequins and confetti then all the media dies , legacy keeper and finally the embossing folder for memory book 2 which is amazing , we had the stunning floral die and stamp sets and shaker dies set which is lovely for this Christmas and then not forgetting the gift boxes amazing I have never had so much fun in all my days I had so many more ideas and when I get 5 mins I will have a go at making them but just ran out of time sadly, bu…

Just for you - legacy keepsake

Good morning everyone, so who has already ordered the brand new Legacy keepsake wallet ? , it's a fabulous mini wallet / album to work on its own or the perfect addition to your memory book 2 albums, this is so sweet & so easy to make and i think they would be fabulous as a shopping list wallet or date reminder to keep in your handbag.
Materials used :- Legacy keepsake die set Backing papers Craft perfect Blossom Pink card stock Craft perfect Jet Black card stock Craft perfect Bright White card stock Pink satin ribbon Basic heart layering die set

The album has ribbon wrapped around the album for the closure and the 2x basic layering hearts stick back to back for the ends of the ribbon just to leave a beautiful finish and also ties the heart theme together.

You can use as many panel as you wish you can just have 3 across the top or miss one out in the middle the choice is really up to you, the die set comes with little sentiments that also match the sentiments in Tonics memory …

May your day Sparkle with flowers x

Good afternoon everyone, sharing a card with you today featuring Tonic Studios Brand new flower die & Stamp sets and also stunning flourishes  an amazing set , join Jodie this evening at 6pm on Hochanda for the launch show,the DT have pulled out all the stops and made amazing sample you are going to love.
Materials used : Floral die set -dainty daisy Stamp set-dainty daisy Floral favour octagon layering die set  Nuvo Alcohol markers  Nuvo seashell Crystal drops May your whole day Sparkle stamp Nuvo Hybrid ink pad Black
The card base is constructed using the Kaleidoscope  box set cutting 2x the same and placing a score line in the back panel then cutting your next layers in white so basically it's a white on white card and the flowers are stamped  with Nuvo Hybrid ink and coloured with your Nuvo Alcohol pens die cut and shaped with a ball tool on a spnge mat and then arranged on the card. To finish the card add Nuvo seashell drops to the card and the centre of the flowers .  Th…

Boxes boxes and more boxes

Good afternoon  everyone, well what a busy launch day  for the amazing box die sets from Tonic, well it's not over yet join Jodie on Thursday  Hochanda for more fabulous demonstrations and absolutely loads of inspiration from the Tonic DT ,I have so much to share with you so i will add the boxes a bit like a gallery and write down the materials used so if you would like to make a similar box your more than welcome.
Materials used ;- Terrarium  box die set Pink pearl card stock 250 gsm Floral papers Craft perfect Denim blue  card stock Craft perfect Bright White card stock Craft perfect Pistachio green card stock Craft perfect fern green card stock Pink satin bow
Materials needed :- Craft perfect pearl white card stock Craft perfect pearl Onyx black card stock Craft perfect  blushing pink pearl card sto├žk Black organza ribbon Black gloss Nuvo drops

Materials needed :- Cream base card 300 gsm White vellum Nuvo Safari green hybrid ink pad Nuvo red berry drops Gold when ribbon Craft p…