Hi! My name is Kika. Welcome to my page full of handmade greeting cards. I love crafting of all kinds - from scrapbooking, painting, to any kind of needlework (visit my other blogs, too - right sidebar).
Cardmaking is a special form of crafting - whether we're wishing someone well, inviting them to a party, saying thank you or just celebrate a holiday, there's plenty of occasions in life where a handmade card says it all. However, it might happen that new ideas can be hard to come by. That's where I'd like to help. Just make a coffee, sit down and look to my page for some ideas, inspiration or step-by-step tutorials. Enjoy the time!

Vitajte na mojej stránke zameranej na ručne vyrábané papierové pozdravy. Venujem sa rôznej umeleckej tvorbe - od scrapbookingu, maľovania, až po šitie, pletenie, či vyšívanie (navštívte aj moje iné blogy s týmito témami - bočný panel vpravo). Tvorba pohľadníc je špeciálny druh umenia - či už chcete niekomu popriať veľa zdravia, pozvať na party, poďakovať alebo osláviť sviatky, vždy je dosť príležitostí v živote, kedy to všetko môžete vyjadriť ručne vyrobeným pozdravom. Občas sa však môže stať, že nový nápad neprichádza. Tu by som chcela pomôcť. Urobte si kávičku, pohodlne sa usaďte a pozrite si moje stránky, nájdite nové nápady, inšpirácie alebo krok za krokom návody. Nech sa páči.

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sobota 4. novembra 2017

Warm Winter Wishes

Hi! This card I made longer time ago, but I've never posted it before. It's a card created with Champagne Christmas paper collection from Docrafts. Gloves is my handmade drawing and cutting ;-) The oval frame is a die from Spellbinders and sentiment is a silicone stamp from Mariane Designs.

Christmas Cards Challenge - Nr. 24
Crafty Hazelnuts - Nr. 358

utorok 31. októbra 2017

Just for You

Hi! I made this elegant card in pastel colors according the latest challenge at Catch the Bug - Stella Says Sketch challenge blog. I used the Bugaboo image for the sketch shown below and colored with watercolor pencils. I used the tag with sentiment which I embellished with leaves, flower and reg gem in the center. The background paper is embossed with butterfly motif.

Stella Says Sketch - challenge Nr. 517

Fisherman's Birthday

Hi! The October Photo Challenge at Catch the Bug challenge blog led me to make this super cute card for some fisherman's birthday. I colored the image from Bugaboo stamps store with watercolor pencils. I used papers from my stock. Thanks for watching.

Catch the Bug - October Photo Challenge

štvrtok 28. septembra 2017

Bookmark for charity

This is a lovely and simple bookmark made by our son for his charity school project. He used just two colors of cardstock paper and an ornamental cutting die. For the top of the bookmark he used the decorative corner scissors.

sobota 16. septembra 2017

Bookmark for my Love

Hi! Yesterday I made this lovely bookmark for my beloved husband. I just wanted to give him something nice and little and handmade from heart. He is a book-warm, so it fits.

I found an inspiration in the latest issue of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine (September 2017) where I found 5 great embossing folders. One of them has this beautiful flower theme. 

I cut a stripe of white cardstock paper, 3 x 14,6 cm and embossed with the embossing folder. I turned the embossed motif up-side down and traced the lines with color gel pens. I matted the white stripe with baby blue paper, 3,5 x 14,6 cm.

To make the yellow bookmark, I cut a piece 5,5 cm wide and long about 18 cm. To get the top cut on the bookmark I used the ornamental square frame die, placed it diagonally on the bookmark and cut only through one corner of the die. With double sided adhesive tape I glued the colored motive on the bookmark. Then I punched the hole and embellished with yellow-white bakers twine and three matching wooden beads.

Material I used:
cardstock - scraps of white, baby blue and yellow
embossing folder - free gift from Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine (September 2017)
gel pens
square frame die - Xcut, embossing machine
bakers twine - yellow-white
wooden beads

piatok 28. júla 2017

Funny Fishes

Hi! There is a lovely color challenge running on Catch the Bug Challenge blog this week. I still have couple of hours to join it with my card. I used the image from Bugaboo stamps store which I colored with watercolors and a coordinating background paper from Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine. Thanks for watching.

sobota 15. júla 2017

Sweet Birthday card

Hi! What about this birthday card? All in peach-white combination. The card goes with the box. My latest creation today.

Cute Cards Thursday - Challenge 486 - Ribbons / Bows

sobota 24. júna 2017

Silver Wedding Card in box

Hi! We have a great sunny weather here and that's perfect for weddings. I´ve just made this lovely silver card with initials on the box. As you can see I used plenty of dies (Marianne Designs, Die Sires, Sizzix, etc.) and flower punches, and lots of silver gems around this piece. Thanks for watching.

sobota 20. mája 2017

Wedding Card Lila

Hallo! I hope you all are fine today. I've just finished this wedding card. Couple of weddings are gonna be around, so I started to create. Not to do it in the last minute, as usually.
This card is 12 x 12 cm and I used and combined several different cutting dies, eg. for frame (Nellie's choice), circle (Die-Versions), leaves (various dies and punches), rings (Marianne Designs). Flowers are from local shop. I embellished the card satin ribbon, with glass gems and liquid pearls.

piatok 19. mája 2017

Wedding envelope

This envelope is another color variation of my previous card. I used the creme - purple combination which actually looks amazing.

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