Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Ok I thought I’d leave this design to last as it is the design I’m sending this year as my christmas cards. To make you’ll need some blank greetings cards, ideally white; some gold paper (I used sticky back paper); black card and a black liner pen. Start by drawing three trees of different design – they don’t need to be perfect!  If its easier … Continue reading Contemporary Christmas Card Design

Black and White Through and Through

A subject close to my heart apparently on this date (9th of December) in 1892 Newcastle United football club was formed.  We were clearly a bit slow off the mark in the North East as Notts County was formed 30 years prior to this date in 1862. A very brief history of the club The first record of football being played in Tyneside dates from … Continue reading Black and White Through and Through

Christmas Wreaths

I’ve struggled this year to find the time for any Christmas makes so I thought I’d share some ideas from some very talented crafters. Snowflake wreath from The Ballard Bunch.  I’m amazed how effective this is.  The make itself is really straightforward and uber contemporary but against a dark door it looks fantastic.   Snowball wreath from Daisy Mae Bell – I love the simplicity … Continue reading Christmas Wreaths