Happy New Year Cards from Clare Buswell

December 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Core Blog

Hard to believe that Christmas is over! Now it’s on to New Years….let’s CELEBRATE!  Designer Clare Buswell has some gooooorgeous cards for us today AND she shows us how to use your scraps/negative images of cardstock when you are doing cuts on your Silhouette or die cutting machine.

Card 1 – Happy New Year 
Make card from cardstock. Cut lettering from Glitter Silk using Silhouette, use negative cut out. Trim rectangle of Core’dinations Premium Cardstock White, use Distress Stains to add strips of color across cardstock, spritz with water and leave to dry. Layer cut lettering panel onto colored rectangle, adhere to another panel of Glitter Silk, add seam binding and attach to card. Add quilled shapes and gems, to finish.
ClareNewYearCard1
And a close up:
ClareNewYearCard1detail
Supplies:
Core’dinations Spotted Tillie Dot, Core’dinations Glitter Silk, Core’dinations Premium Cardstock White.
Silhouette file #24322, Silhouette Machine, Distress Stains – (Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry), Magenta seam binding, pink gems, quilling strips, quilling tool.
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Card 2 - Happy New Year
Make card from cardstock. Cut lettering and stars from Glitter Silk using Silhouette. Trim rectangle of Core’dinations Premium Cardstock White, use Distress Stains to add strips of color across cardstock, spritz with water and leave to dry. Round corners of colored panel and adhere to card. Add cut lettering, stars and sequins, to finish.
ClareNewYearCard2 ClareNewYearCard2detail
Supplies:
Silhouette files #15293, #17221, Silhouette Machine, Distress Stains – (Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry, Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean), star sequins.

Comments

4 Responses to “Happy New Year Cards from Clare Buswell”
  1. Such fun cards! Thanks for sharing them.

  2. TracyM #6773 says:

    WOW wow WOW

    Your cards are so FUN, FABULOUS & CHEERY Clare :)

    The PERFECT way to welcome the New Year!!!

    Thank you for the inspiration … I need to make some Happy New Year cards to send out to the ones that missed out on Christmas cards this year :)

  3. Andrea Amu says:

    Those are some fun New Year cards!
    Super inspiration!

  4. Ava Gavloski says:

    Gott’a love color for a Happy New Year. Great showcasing of the Core’dinations Cardstock Clare

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