A little bag full of cards


Oh!!! I just had to  share  this with  you. The other day  i sat at my desk……and thought…….yes i do  that sometimes, i need to  create  something  different, and this  will  make a  wonderful  gift  for  someone  special. I used  retired  dsp for this  project,  mainly because  I  have  so much,  and, it needs to be  used. I just  love the  flower  i made to  go on here, sadly it’s  on the retiring  list  😦 never  mind, I’m  sure  there are going to be a  lot of new goodies  to buy soon when the  new catalogue  comes out in June.

Well thanks for  stopping  by,  check  back  soon to see all the  cards i have  made  to put in this and also the other  bag i have  made  too.

Happy crafting Tracy


Peek a boo card


Just a quick  card for you today. I created  the front of this  card using a sketch…..(every now  and then  I  love  to  follow  a sketch  challenge) This  card has a peeking  horse….don’t  you  just  love it….this  card is for  my grandaughter  Olivia,  her 4th birthday  is coming up soon and  all her birthday  cards i have  made  for her so far,  are on  a  horse  theme, I’m  hoping she is going to  love them all.

Thanks for stopping by,  happy  crafting Tracy

“Pop up book card” using “Stampin up” Products!


Just recently there has been a few of these cards floating around the internet, I found this design of card on Deb Valder’s website, isn’t it just great, it really pop’s out at you, so I decided to make a male card, I love making men’s cards and for this card I used Early expresso and crumb cake cardstock, for the stamps I used The open sea. This card uses 12 x 12in card, normally I don’t go for cards using this size, but for this one, I had to have a play…..and I love it….I love it so much that I had to remake it using A4 cardstock.

So pop by soon for the tutorial on how to make an A4 version of this card.

Thanks for stopping by, Happy crafting Tracy

Stampin up secret panel card


Today I have another  secret panel card  to show you. After making the 4 x 4in one that i showed you  last week,  i really  wanted to  make a  larger  card, and i did.  When  closed this card measures  5 1/2 in x 6in.
For  the dsp i used the Adventure  bound  paper  stack,  this  stack  are affordable  and  take up little  room, and the stamp set is the Traveler  set, i love  this set, i have  made so many  projects  with these i love love love  them!!!!

Instructions  are below  on how to make  this card.

Thanks for stopping by Tracy
Happy crafting x

Secret Panel Card

Materials needed:

Cut 1- 6in x 11in card

Score @ 2 ¾ in on both sides

Cut 2- 4 x 5in card

Score @ ½in on the 4in side

Cut 1- 4 ¼ x 6in card

Mark with a pencil from corner to corner to find the centre, using a 2 ¼  in circle die cut a hole in the centre.


Cut 4 @ 57/8 x 2 5/8 in

Cut 1 @ 5 3/8 x 5 7/8 in

Cut 1 @ 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in


Stick dsp to the base card and to the 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in card.

If you want you can stamp a background onto the 4 x 5in pieces of card, measure up from the score line @ 2 ½ in, repeat on the other side, draw a line, measure in on the line @ 2in, put a mark. Draw a line from the corner of the card to the mark, cut out. Repeat on the other  one.

Cut out 1 – 3 x 4in card, stamp greeting on and stick in the centre of the card

Measure 1/8in, in from the score line and put a mark @ ½ in from the top and bottom of the card.

Glue the ½ in tabs and stick in between the 2 marks, repeat on the other side.

Glue the top and bottom of the 6 x 4 ¼ in section, placing the banners in the centre stick the middle section over the top.
Stamp a greeting onto a 2in circle mount it onto a 2 ½ in circle and stick to  left hand side. Decorate to your liking.


Happy Crafting

Secret panel card


Today’s  card is a secret panel  card… well…that’s what I’m  going to  call it for now.
I saw a picture of this card, on the  internet  somewhere  and thought  I’m  going to  have  to  recreate it. Now  it took  some  working  out….and….lots…and….lots of cardstock, but i finished  it and i am pleased with the  results.

Pop back in  a few days to get the  tutorial.
Thanks for stopping by 
Happy crafting Tracy

Punch art bus using stampin up products


Wow!!! This  was a challenge  and a  half.  Now  i love  punch  art,  so when  hubby’s  best friend  passed  his bus driving  test and got a  new  job and, who is fanatical  about  buses, i thought  the only style card  i could  do for him is a bus.
I wanted  the bus to be an older  style  bus, the one’s  that used to  have  a conductor  on board and it had to be  red and  cream which  are the  colours of  the  bus  he will be  driving.

Hope you have  enjoyed  this quick post today and  that  it will  inspire you  to have a  go  at  punch art.

Happy  crafting  Tracy