Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Would You Believe ...?

Would you believe it ... another crafty magazine hopped into my basket in the supermarket!!  This time it was so tempting because they were giving away a set of stained glass window stamps - four in all, with two sentiment stamps and a border embossing folder.  I've stamped and coloured one of the windows with alcohol pens; then decided to use some of the smaller square dies from a set to frame it.  Often I find that the smaller dies in the graded sets don't get used as much as the large ones. Next I cut some corners from scraps of card to match the inner frame before finishing off with some matching background paper and a larger frame.

Stamp - free with magazine and coloured with alcohol pens
Frames - Noble pierced squares by Sue Wilson
Corners - from Border and corner set also Sue Wilson
Sentiment - Stamp and matching Bitty banner die from Stampin' Up.


  1. Wow, beautiful stamp Val it makes a gorgeous card, love how you've used the corner dies too.

    Sue xx

  2. You it dangerous to go near the craft magazines when your are I can understand why it 'fell' into your basket... lovely card Val and those corners just finish it off beautifully


  3. Lovely card! Those magazines seem to take wings and just somehow end up looking at you at the checkout! lol I am sure we all do it. Judy x

  4. very pretty Val - I was given the same set of stmaps this morning, my friend bought the mag for the border, and didn't want the stamps. so that's one mag Iwon't be tempted by!

  5. A beautiful card Val. The stamp is so pretty and I love the little corners. That's a really clever way to use the small dies. Certainly something to remember.

    I missed this lovely set as I let my subscription run out and they don't sell papercraft mags in my supermarket. I'm sure they would jump into my basket regularly too. Thank you so much for the link the other day. I forgot to mention it at the time. Barbxx

  6. Lovely stained glass window, beautifully framed by those corners xxx

  7. Those magazine freebies are often very tempting! Lovely card you've made here Val. xxx