Phil Martin

New Baby and Big Brother Cards

I thought that I would post something a little different today as these New Baby card and Big Brother cards use a mix of die cuts, papers, stickers and toppers instead of my usual stamping. Both cards started with the step card die and some white card. Many people make step cards without the use of a die but I find it easier as I don’t have to remember any…


Christmas Eve Crafting

As I had a little time to spare this afternoon I thought that I would make cards for my neighbours instead of using the shop bought cards which I had on standby. I must confess that I ran out of time and energy in the run up to Christmas this year and resorted to using shop bought cards when my cute handmade cards ran out. I decided to play with…


Birthday Party Signature Collection by Sara Davies

I love using the Birthday Party Signature Collection by Sara Davies to make a stock of birthday cards which are suitable for a wide variety or recipients. I tend to make these cards in batches embossing the backgrounds in multiple colours and die cutting the coordinating birthday cake and balloon dies then assemble the cards. I have recently discovered the Sentimentally Yours Chalkboard Essentials and Frosted Essentials papers by Phil…