Tag Archive | handmade card

A Card to Warm You Up

Friends in countries where there is winter keep on putting up statuses in facebook that they’re freezing so I made several cards to send them and hopefully warm their hearts for a minute or two.

a sunshiny card to keep the chill away

a sunshiny card to keep the chill away

I just used a free colored digistamp for this and papers from national bookstore. The clouds are hand-drawn and manually embossed using a provocraft folder and a rolling pin since I don’t have an embossing machine yet.

Hope my little card made you smile today and made you think of happy memories of summer. Have a great day everyone!



Copics or Shinhan Twin Touch?

I’m in dire need of coloring markers coz the one I have here is the Stabilo Power Markers and it’s so difficult to work with. It streaks and bleeds a lot too. 😦 Just look at this!

colored with Stabilo Power Markers

colored with Stabilo Power Markers

After A LOT of research from crafters’ blogs my search narrowed to two top markers. Copic Markers and Shinhan Twin Touch markers. Copics cost an arm and a leg and a few extra pounds to top but it’s the best there is in coloring. They say the tip is like a little brush so it’s easy to manage. Twin Touch on the other hand costs almost 75% less than Copics but it’s not as great.

My oh my what am I gonna do?

The First Few

A few days ago my husband moved my crafting table (again) near my computer table to avoid cluttering so I had to re-organize my papers and tools yet again. I think I was already moved 5 times (against my will) but so far this is the best spot! 🙂

I found a small box of cards that I made two months ago when I was still starting and here are some of them. Please feel free to comment! 🙂






All About Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and the like

I need space to post the new love of my life. Crafting, specifically card making. This just started a month ago but I’m really crazy about it. Friends were even surprised to see what I have made they were like “Really?! YOU made this?” LOL.

A lot of crafters out there have machines and tools but I just do everything from scratch with the use of just 4 craft scissors, a compass for making circles and one black distress ink. I really want to try stamping and embossing but I don’t have stamps yet. I have a few embossing powders and a heat tool. Oh and I have clear ink for stamping too but in all irony I don’t have a stamp.

I’m sure a lot of Filipino moms out there who have time in their hands would want to make something like this too so I’d be happy to make videos of how I managed to make them from scratch.