Tag - Simple

Sandra’s scrap-busting bookmarks!

Hello, I am Sandra and this is my first time posting on the Angela Poole blog! I made these sweet bookmarks by using the small doll head scarf from the Folksy Charm Dolls die set– it's a great scrap-buster! I was looking for ways of using up small sections of paper, especially the lovely patterns in the Folksy Charm 8in paper pack – I have a box full of leftover bits after die cutting!  I do hope you'll have a go;...

Fay’s simple Autumn stamping!

  So...my first project for Angela Poole! Very exciting and a massive honour. I hope this card shows just how effective keeping things simple can be.     Firstly, I used the Magic Windows Slide & Reveal die set to cut out the main images from the Christmas Wonderland and Winter Days stamp sets. Both images were coloured using just two colours of brush pens.      I inked around the edges of the reindeer image with Distress Oxide Gathered Twigs, and once I had constructed...

5-minute stamping challenge!

I love thinking of different ways to use craft products. Probably because I'm a thrifty crafter at heart!  I'm thoroughly enjoying using our two Beautiful Moments - Cold Days, Warm Hearts stamp sets and, if you managed to see our show on HOCHANDA, you'll see that I got a bit carried away making samples!  One of those samples was originally just an experiment, as I wanted to try stamping directly on to wood and I thought that brown ink would look nice ....

Simple stamping and lots of sparkle!

The great thing about stamps is how versatile they are - if you want to break out and do something different, you can! Creating a bold stamped card doesn’t need to be complicated and in fact, sometimes simple is better. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve had some bad stamping experiences over the years and most of the issues came from using cheap acrylic stamps and the wrong kind of inks. There are still times when I accidentally drop an...

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