Month: January 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dragonfly Dreams

Last week’s Card & Cuppa was all about the brand new Watercolour Pencils from the Spring/Summer Catalogue. This is the beautiful card that the attendees made: To make the dragonfly stand out, we created a muted background using colours from the Neutrals family.  These were stamped off a number of times. As we were using

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Month: January 2017

Welcome to my new pad

Welcome to my new pad here at www.hippofrogdesigns.co.uk complete with a brand new look and layout. We’ve been performing some technical magic behind the scenes to make it all happen and you should now find all of my latest posts, class information, catalogues and more right here. If the magic hasn’t quite worked properly and

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Month: January 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lift Me Up

I hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for the week ahead. Last week at Card & Cuppa we made this card that was inspired by a project in the Spring/Summer Catalogue. I made a few changes to the one in the Catalogue as I used a larger card base and left

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Month: January 2017

Saying Thank You Rocky Horror Style!

As you know, I am a fan of the Rocky Horror stage show and it was touring throughout 2016. Well, the tour came to an end on New Year’s Eve and I wanted to make Thank You cards for those who had been involved the production. Now, I’m not one for what I would call

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Month: January 2017

Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Balloon Adventures

Last week was the first Card & Cuppa classes of the new year. We created this lovely bright Birthday card using some brand new products from the Spring/Summer catalogue. The stamp set is called Balloon Adventures and also coordinates with a new set of thinlits, as well as coordinating with the current Balloon Bouquet Punch.

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Month: January 2017

Customer Thank You Cards – December

Apologies for not posting for the past few days, I was struck down with a horrid migraine that wiped me off my feet for two days.  I know it was really nasty as for the first time ever I was forced to cancel a class due to illness 🙁 However, I’m back to ‘normal’ again

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Month: January 2017

Happy New Catalogue & SAB

Happy New Catalogue and Sale-A-Bration (SAB)! Here are the (slightly delayed due to a major technical issue with the Stampin’ Up! website yesterday) BRAND NEW Stampin’ Up! Spring/Summer Catalogue and SAB brochure. Not only do you get the opportunity to get your hands on new products (and the items in the current Annual Catalogue), you

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Month: January 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the New Year. The panto I was unexpectedly working on finished yesterday, so for me, this week is all about focussing on what is coming up and getting organised (easier said than done!) for the coming months.

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