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Sew pretty 2

Good afternoon , A couple of cards to share with you from Tonic's 4 day deal sew pretty 2 on create and craft,absolutely beautiful die set so  many different effects you can achieve by snipping bits and pieces off,will show cards below,if you need any information on the cards feel free to message me or leave a comment and I will be happy to reply when I can.










Thank you for taking a peek today
Until next time
Victoria xx

Tangled Posies

Good morning,Hope you all had an enjoyable easter weekend, today's card is from Tonic studios sew pretty 2 launch over on create and craft as a 4 day deal more shows today with our jodie






Dies used:- Sew pretty 2- Tangled Posies Thank you inner die set Square


The card is 8"x8 with the front panel cut with the square scalloped layering die to create a window, the card base is a little smaller than the front of the card as I have 2 hinges each side to create the bowed front just to add a little dimensension to the card the tangled posies strip die cuts have been hand stitched with embroidery thread and create the frame to the card I then also stitched the corners of the posies strip and snipped off the corners to add interest to the centre thank you die.

Thank you for visiting today ,be sure to pop back soon as I have more samples to share with you all

Victoria xx

Elegant Columns

Hello,welcome to my blog, new launch this morning from Tonic studios sew pretty 2, I absolutely loved playing with this collection on its own and also mixing it with sew pretty 1.
The shows started with a 2 hr show with our lovely Jodie Johnson with a 4 day deal I predict it won't last 4 days as many of you have been ordering it this weekend you are very cleaver crafters
 Today's card features the new sew pretty range  Elegant Columns and also a previous sew pretty die set Home sweet Home


 Dies used:-  Sew pretty 2 -Elegant columns Sew pretty 1- Home Sweet Home

The card is 8"x8" scored in half and then the front panel  scored in half again I went for a clotted cream card stock and a rich deep wine the elegant columns are hand stitched with a cream embroidery thread very easy to stitch and don't take long to do although these dies look lovely faux stitched or left  as they are cut I then added the Home sweet Home from the first collection just to  show they all mi…

Many Thanks

Good morning everyone,well a busy day here prepping for future shows on create and craft with  gorgeous products from Tonic ,today's card is made with the latest release from Tonic studios Venetian lace ,such a pretty die die set. & minature moment sentiments.
Dies used:- Venetian  Lace Layering Die Set Minature momeents  Sentiments Many Thanks Oval layering Die Set
The card is 8"x8"  I went with coordinating colours picked out from the Topper hot pink,purples,there are lots of different ways of using this die set with lots of different layering looks again this die looks lovely adding nuvo drops to the lacy edge for this card I used white gloss and carnation pink and matched the sentiment 
Thank you for visiting my blog today  Until next time 

Victoria xx

Heartfelt Sympathy

Good mowning, A card to share with you from Tonic's most recent launch. We never enjoy making Sympathy  cards but we have to ,I love the font of the heartfelt sympathy die and a good size die,if you just wanted sympathy you can always snip the heartfelt away.


Dies used:- Venetian Lace Layering Die Set Minature moments Sentiments Heartfelt Sympathy Entwining Trellis Bell us Buttercup Entwining Trellis Delicate Daisy Frond Finesse Die Set


 The card is 8"x8"  I used navy,cream and craft card to create this card the finishing touches are the nuvo drops and this Venetian die set just screams for the nuvo drops in the centres of the lacy outer edge
Until next time 

Victoria xx

Twisted Veranda

Good afternoon,A card to share with you from Tonic's most recent launch my word the stock flew out but you are cleaver crafters as both die sets are gorgeous and are starting to arrive on your door step as we speak

Dies used:- Twisted Veranda Layering Die Sets Minature moments sentiments Best Wishes
 A very simple but pretty easel  card ideal to send to anyone I just stuck with white and apple green a favourite colour of mine at the moment the base of the card was made with A3 card stock folded in half and placing the die so the top of the die just slightly over hangs the spine of the card stock then once cut I fold the front of the card in half this forms part of the easel I then cut the same shape again just with one piece of card stock this will be lined up to match the base shape by putting adhesive on the bottom piece of card stock you creased you will then need to cut a shape for the bottom of the inside of the card and mount with foam pads this is going to be your stopper s…

Awesome DAD

Good afternoon, A card to share with you from Tonic's most recent launches ,I absolutely luv this die set such a lovely shape and so many different ways of using it and a great die set for both men and women ,like many of you men's cards can be a little challenging at times but this die set for me is just perfect.





Dies used:- Twisting Veranda Layering Die Collection Minature moment Awesome sentiment'stamp Garland Faure- Decorative Bunting Die Set Duo Cap Initials-Clarinet

Very simple cards to make but makes a statement ideal for father's day, birthdays or just to let your dad know he's very much appreciated . The card shape is cut using a plain base shape and cutting out twice and creating a score line on what will be your back of the card that way the card sits well and then it's just a case of layering with coordinatting card stock this card stock was a lovely deep gold and I also used a little gold mirri card  the bunting is going to be so useful for all sor…

Tiny Treasure outfit

Good afternoon, I so enjoyed making this card from scratch I can be a tight crafter at times I like to figure things out for myself I don't buy templates and anyone that knows me knows I am useless with technology so I don't do downloads either so back to basics pencil paper ruler and a large rubber heehee


Dies used: Oval layering set Square stitch die & emboss set Rococo Dummy  Minature moments Tiny Treasure sentiment Rococo Adorable Elephants die set The card shape is made from A3 card stock so the top of the dungarees  are at the fold I will add a template at the end of the post I decorated the dungarees with the dummy in the pocket and added the gorgeous sentiment- Tiny Treasure to the oval layering die cut again the sentiment has been cut twice and glued  slightly off set to create depth and dimension the decorative buttons are from the   square stitch die & emboss set  I then added faux stitching with a white  gel pen to the edge of the dungarees and to the pocke…

Rococo baby collection

Good morning , well I have spent the week decorating but thankfully I can see light at the end of the tunnel yay so more time to play and you certainly will not be short of ideas with this collection of dies I have had so much fun with these I have 2 very simple cards to share with you today



Dies used:  Rococo Adorable Elephants  Rococo Baby Balloons

The card is very simple 5"x7" I rounded the corners with a punch and then embossed the white layer I wrapped a stitched pink ribbon around the white layer of card stock I then cut the adorable elephants in dark and light grey and slightly off set to create a shadow I tied some candy striped string to the trunk of the adorable elephant die cut to the baby balloons the balloons were also cut twice in grey and pink and again slightly off set I then cut the balloons out again in a deeper pink and placed the pink letters for baby inside the lighter pink layer makes the balloons pop to finish the card I added pink nuvo drops.
The seco…

Cuddly Bears

Hello and welcome to my blog,sharing another card with you today from Tonic studios Rococo baby launch & minature moments Baby Sentiments ,on create and craft for the long weekender.
Dies used: Art Nouveau Layering Set Rococo Cuddly Bears Camellia layering die set Minature Moments New Baby sentiment die set

The card is made cutting 2x of the card bases and creasing the back one so that it stands, decorated in baby papers from my crafty stash I went for mint & white for this so if you don't know what the happy parents are expecting it's suitable for a baby girl or boy,I paper pieced the bears and added a mint bow tie ,the bears were cut from craft card and chocolate brown card stock I then cut the new baby sentiment in matching card stock and added the sentiment to the camellia die cut and finished with a little bow

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today Until next time
Victoria xx

Vintage royal carriage

Good morning,I have a card to share with you today from Tonic Studios Rococo Baby launch- long weekender on create and craft.
Dies used: Rococo Royal carriage Oval layering die set Entwining trellis Plush peony Finesse Floral Frond die set
The card is 8" x 8" in cream card stock I went over the edges of the card with tea dye & antique linen from tim holtz I then cut my layers and distressed the edges of the card stock by ripping and tearing the edges and running the scissors over the edge to get a really rough finish and again went round the edges with distressed inks I really wanted this card to look old and vintage I then cut layers of card stock with the oval layering die set and  cut the royal carriage in a olive green and a dusky pale pink and slightly off set to create depth and dimension and then added the nuvo drops to the centre of the wheels. To finish the card I layered the flowers on top of the finesse floral fond and added nuvo drops to the centre and finish…

Rococo Rocking Horse easel card

Good afternoon, Well tonight we see the new launch from Tonic Studios Rococo Baby & Minature moments Baby Sentiments launch on create and craft at 8pm with jodie I have to say I so enjoyed playing with this collection I had a hard job stopping , I made made more cards than were needed I just couldnt help myself ,



DIES USED: Rococo rocking horse die set Minature moments little princess sentiment die set Oval layering die set Celtic circles layering set Scalloped circle layering die set Circle layering die set
The card is created using the celtic circles die set on A3 card stock to create the easel card shape, to create the baby's bib I used the largest scalloped circle in the scalloped layering set and then cut a smaller layer with the plain circle layering set and embossed the top layer I then used a smaller circle layering die to cut the neck shape into the circle to form  the bib shape, I then had some lace in my crafty stash and glued it around the back of the bib and ruffl…