Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Cardio Stamps Class Cards from last Friday......

Good morning blog visitors,

How are you all today, having a great crafty week I hope?

Well, we finally have to give in. I know it has only just turned October, but it is upon us already and we have to start talking about the 'C' word!!!!

Yep, CHRISTMAS has truly arrived in the world of craft and we had the first Christmas class last Friday on Card-io Scene stamping. If you missed Kirsten's fantastic review post all about the day you can catch up HERE.

I kept the class cards very clean and simple as I really think they look so classy when less is more with this style of scene building. If you have ever had the chance to watch Wendy from Card-io Stamps at the shows, her demos are so lovely and she does some wonderful samples with her cards and I have taken a lot of inspiration from her.

I am not going to go in to too much detail today about the first card as I am going to do a tutorial on it on here on Wednesday 21st October, but this was the first card that the ladies made with all different trees that were from the stamp set called Woodland Walks

Unfortunately it sold out at the class but will be back in stock very soon as I have re-ordered it along with a lot of others that sold out on the night, I will let you know as soon as they are back in stock and on the website.......


(Edited to add; Woodland Walks is now back on the website)

The second card that they made was the inspiration that I took from Wendy at Card-io. She makes  lovely little cards with gorgeous sunrise/sunset backgrounds on the horizon and I knew that the ladies would love to create them. Let's face it, this is the time of year when we have to make lots more cards than we do normally and it is great to be able to make batch cards and not have to repeat exactly the same scene and these lovely little stamps are great for it......

I gave the ladies a hand cut Mylar mound stencil to create their horizons with and we used Distress Inks in yellow and orange tones and a blending tool. I also gave them a little card template each that I had cut a small circle from to create the moon. The images were stamped in Black Stazon so that they dried quickly and then we used a little Hickory Smoke Distress Ink to ground the images using the Mylar mound and blending tool.....

The first three cards were all made from the same stamp set called:


The next three cards were all made from the same stamp set called:


With the open top on the houses you need to make a mask of the house before adding in your horizon, I made this using Mask-it.......

The sentiments are all of these cards are from the Card-io Christmas Sentiments stamps set.

I hope that you have enjoyed looking at these little scenes, they are great fun to make and I had a super time with all my lovely ladies at my class. I really appreciate all your continued support and love crafting with you all......

Christmas Scenery 1  Christmas Scenery 2  Christmas Sentiments  Woodland Walks  Ripe Persimmon - Mini  Squeezed Lemonade - Mini  Stazon Jet Black  Card Blanks  Black Card     Mini Blending Tools

 Don't forget Kirsten has put up the new blog challenge . The theme is 'Stamped Christmas Scenes' & if you use Card-io stamps on your project, you get a second entry.

Have a great week, see you soon.....

Hugs Lisa B xxx 


  1. What beautiful cards for Christmas. Modern and clean and love them!

    1. Thanks Mac, they are so easy to make but really fun too xx

  2. Yes they're Clean & Simple but gorgeous... and all different with the same stamps set which gives more mileage! Love those sets...

    1. Yes they are great and it is amazing how many scenes you can make from one stamp set! xx

  3. Love these, no two are the same and once you get in the flow you can get a production line on the go! x

    1. Too right honey, they may just be my Christmas cards this year! xx


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