Hi everyone! I’m here today with a card I am entering for two challenges: the new challenge at Where Creativity Meets C9, where they challenge us to use embossing in our creations, and the new challenge at CASology, with the cue card WISH.

C&9 #11

I’m really excited to finally take part in both these challenges as I am a big fan of Concord and 9th products, and of clean and simple cards.


I started my card by stamping and gold embossing the outer two rings of the beautiful Many Mandala stamp set to be the focus of my card.


I then added a touch of watercolour with some Peacock Feathers Distress Ink.


Finally, I gold embossed the first half of the sentiment inside the mandala and the other half on vellum, which I adhered to the card.


I adhered all of that to an A2 white card base and that’s it! I hope you like my card and I’ll be back soon for another challenge! Thanks for stopping by 🙂


Hi there! Today I’m sharing a card I made for the new Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Summer Sunshine. The DT creations on the blog are splendid, if you haven’t seen them yet head over there now!


For my card I made a simple watercolour sunset using Distress Inks and a technique Jennifer McGuire shared with us recently, block watercolor.


I picked Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Fired Brick and created a beautiful, sunset-like background to be the focus of my card. Originally it was stamped on a 4×5.5 inches watercolour paper, but I ended up tearing the sides and adhering it to a kraft card base to create a fun look.


I then die cut and gold heat embossed the word hello from the Concord & 9th Double Cut Alphabet, and added that to my background.


I really loved using this technique, I followed Jennifer’s tips and it turned out amazing on the first try so I’ll definitely be doing this again.

I hope you liked my card, thanks for stopping by! 🙂