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 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.

pondelok 15. mája 2017

Welcome Baby

For a great success of previous card for baby, I was asked to make another one, this time in white - blue combination...

New Arrival - Baby card

Hello! This lovely card is made for the cute twin boys. It's a card I played with for couple of days until I found the right layout and embellishments. My customer wanted a card for christening with that photo :-)

I used lots of dies and punches to create flowers (Mariannne Designs), leaves (Marianne Designs, Sizzix), cross (Leanne Creatif), frames (Marianne Designs), etc. as you can see on pictures. To keep it elegant, I stayed only with 2 colors - white and pastel green. The same I did with a gift box.

Marianne Design Divas - Challenge 17, anything goes with minimum 3 Marianne Design products option BABY

Pink Flowers

Hi! I created this card for my niece. I used a pretty flower stamp which I printed once on the background paper and twice on scrap papers from which I cut out the flowers. I colored them with watercolors - pink and orange. I sprayed the background with black ink and embellished with 2 contrast washi tapes. I added the sentiment and glued the flowers on top.

CIC407--Poppy Stamps

utorok 9. mája 2017

Pink Flower Card

Hi! This card I made for my friends birthday. I used a great die for background which I smudged with pink chalk all around and sprayed with pink watercolor. The paperflower is embellished with white ornaments, green leaves and pink liquid pearls. The stamped sentiment says "All the best wishes for your birthday".

Wedding Card

Hi! Here is my latest wedding card. I wanted to make something elegant, simple and yet, a bit exclusive.
I decided for a simple combination of white and yellow color. For the background I used an embossed pattern. The main motif - wed couple is circled with golden glass gems all around and embellished with leaves.

pondelok 8. mája 2017

BRW Birthday Card

This is my favorite color combination. My friend's gonna have a "nameday" - that's a day, when you find your name in national calendar. It means, all people in a country carrying that name celebrate :-)
Because my friend loves these colors as well, I made a card for her. I used whatever I found in my crafting room. Border dies from Die'sire, butterfly die from Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine, dies for tag and various leaves. Flowers I got from a local store.

The Ribbon Girls - May Card challenge
613 Avenue Create - Challenge 197
Crafty Calendar - May challenge, Flowers
Inky Chicks - Nr. 82, Butterflies

By the end of the day I decorated a red candle which will be my matching gift to the card :-)

sobota 6. mája 2017


Hi! I have a friend, who recently turned 40 and I wanted to make a nice gift for her. I bought a present which was nicely packed in that beautiful gift box with a big bow and I wanted to make a card which would fit to that style. I found a perfect paper from Docrafts, which I embellished with roses from Hunkydory decoupage set and my own leaves, Nr. 40 and oval frame are from Marianne Design.
There is a folder inside the card for a gift certificate and a page with greetings. Butterfly is a die - free gift from March issue 167 of Cardmaking and Papercraft magazine.


streda 3. mája 2017

Vintage Lady

Birthday card in vintage style. I printed out the image of lady twice, cut out and glued together with double sided self-adhesive foam squares. For the background paper I used the paper from Marianne Designs, as well as cutting dies of ornamental grid and numbers. I stitched the paper all around the edges with zig-zag stitch on the sewing machine. I embellished the card with satin ribbon, paper roses, leaves and pearls.

Here is the gift box for my Birthday card...

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