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Lovely As a Tree in Crumb Cake and Soft Suede

At the recent Lovely As a Tree Class, I gave this project a makeover using Crumb Cake and Soft Suede. The subtle tones of all of the stamping in Soft Suede and Crumb Cake Cardstock makes this a soft and calming project. Just perfect for any occasion. Sponge Daubers and Crumb Cake soften the edges

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – High Tide Lighthouse

I was asked to design a project using the ‘lighthouse set’, so here is the High Tide lighthouse. I’ve used a Crumb Cake layer for the stamping as it allows the lighthouse and rays to stand out more. The sepia-type tones of Soft Suede for the headland and sun/moon, Crumb Cake for the sea and

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – All about sponges

Instead of working with a particular stamp set at last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, I chose to focus on a set of tools instead. The tools were sponges. The background uses one of the Decorative Masks and a Sponge Brayer to apply the colours. Here it’s Lovely Lipstick with Cajun Craze over the top.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by roses

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was inspired by roses. I have a beautiful rose bush in my front garden that blooms throughout the summer and this year is no exception. In fact the blooms are so pretty that I just had to take a picture. So, when I was thinking about a project for

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Wimbledon

Every year at Card & Cuppa, I design a project inspired by Wimbledon Tennis Tournament colours. Here is this year’s Purple, Green and Yellow card. This card uses the same bundle we used last week – Pop of Petals with the Four-Petal Punch. Touches of Texture is where the flowers and ‘splats’ come from. The

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Balloon Celebration meets this year’s In Color Collection

At the end of last month I held an ‘Introduction to In Color’ class where the attendees made 6 cards. 5 of the cards focussed on an individual In Color with one combining them all. This is the project where they were all used. I’ve used a Whisper White base card, along with a Smoky

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Narrow Notecards in Blueberry Bushel

Have you missed the Narrow Notecards in the Annual Catalogue? These fabulous little things are so easy to use and are great for brightening someone’s day. It’s another monochrome project, this time in Blueberry Bushel and these notecards at just 4.5 by 2.5 inches are perfect for this effect. I’ve used the In Color 6×6

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Rooted in Nature

Have you seen the fabulous new stamp set called Rooted in Nature in the Annual Catalogue? It’s one of those sets I fell in love with straight away, so it just had to be the focus of last week’s Card & Cuppa project. Especially as it was a masculine theme due to Father’s Day. This

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Old meets New

Last week was the first Card & Cuppa since my return from holiday and it was all about old meets new. The new was the fabulous new Love What You Do Stamp Set from the Share What You Love Suite. This is one of the items available as part of the Early Release Bundles this

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Seasonal Branch Just for you

At my recent Stamp-a-Stack class, this proved to be one the favourite projects of the evening. It uses the Colorful Seasons Bundle of Stamp Set and Dies along with a sentiment from another set. Inspiration for this design was Cherry Blossom. The combination of Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla and Calypso Coral make a pretty card

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