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Thursday, 3 June 2021

Bookmark Houses


Hello. I'm sharing some of my samples from the May shows on The Craft Store.

These cards feature stamps from the Bookmark range of stamps

Turret House

For this card I used some alcohol inks applied with a felt applicator onto some silk art board. I used shades of blue and purple with some gold.  When it was dry I used my stamping platform to stamp the Turret House in Black Versafine. Whilst the ink was wet I added some embossing powder.  I left the stamp in place on my platform and coloured the turrets in gold paint. The paint covered the embossed areas, so I put the card back into the stamping platform and was able to stamp and emboss again.  I added a sentiment from Life is So Much Better, a layer of gold card and attached to a 8x8 card base.

Italian House

For this card I used two shades of yellow Distress Ink and a Sunshine stencil for my background. I added a little bit of green ink to the bottom of the card. I stamped the larger of the two trees from Design a Tree –Orchard and added flowers in pink ink.

I stamped the house onto some smooth cardstock with Memento ink and coloured with alcohol markers and then cut it out.   I then used some foam pads to fix the house onto the card base.



Bridge House

For this card I used a design paper from a pad that had an old style map on it.

I stamped the Bridge House in the lower corner and embossed the image. I extended the hills and river part of the stamp to fill the base of the card and then coloured with watercolour inks. I added a sentiment from the set.

Dutch House

I used Distress Oxides for my background on this card. I stamped the House in Versafine and then masked it before stamping the tree. I added flowers to the tree in shades of pink and coloured the house with watercolour pencils.

Thanks for looking

Sandra x


  1. An array of beautiful houses on your cards, love so much especially the Italian one, not only because I'm Italian :D but also for the lovely sunny feel you catched!

  2. Four beautiful designs using these pretty different style houses Sandra and love your colour choices too. Thank you for the great inspiration. x

  3. Beautiful houses, love all 4 of them xx

  4. Gorgeous cards. The Italian house design is my favourite.


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