Monthly Archives: August 2017

Trying Something New

I like doing things that are new and different.  At least this is true in the crafting world, not so much in the computer world.  The other day, Scrapendipity owner Selena asked me to make some cards using some Paper Tole sheets that she has brought in.  I looked at them, kind of dazed and confused, as I had never tried doing this craft before.  The craft is quite popular in the UK as I often see these 3D printed shapes in online stores there.

How much fun were these!!  They were simple to put together and very eye-catching.  I had fun deciding which background scenes would make the Pop-Ups stand out.  I was very happy with the results.  This means, of course, that I have just acquired another crafting addiction……………….thanks Selena.  Now I am off to see if I can find some images of castles, tea cups or perhaps the Loch Ness monster as I am working on my British Isles Scrapbook.

 

Hero Arts Monthly Kit June 2017

Trends come and go and sometimes they come back again.  Lately I have noticed more silhouette stamp sets coming to the marketplace.  These were very popular in the days before we had a multitude of mediums with which to add colour to our cards.  Hero Arts June Monthly kit features Silhouette stamps.  What is new and unique about the stamps in this kit, is that it features the same animal in various sizes and poses.  This adds wonderful versatility to what you can do with these images when creating scenes on cards.

The other great thing about the Hero Arts Kits is that they offer add products to enhance and expand the versatility of the base kit.  While the base kit is on a “when it is gone , it is gone” timeframe, the add ons are available on an ongoing basis.  I liked this kit so much, I purchased more add ons on two separate occasions.

Here are a few of the cards that I have made so far: