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Saying Hello – In Color 2017-2019 Fresh Fig

Are you ready for the second reveal of the new In Color 2017-2019 collection? After introducing you Berry Burst yesterday, today we say hello to Fresh Fig. This is a great deep purple tone and I can see me reaching for it quite a lot. Once again I created a monochrome card to show off

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Saying Hello – In Color 2017-2019 Berry Burst

Two weeks tomorrow is when the brand new Annual Catalogue launches. Yippee! So, today is exciting as I’m sharing the first of the new In Color 2017-2019 collection with you. Every year Stampin’ Up! introduce 5 new colours to the range.  These are on trend and are only with us for two years. To ensure

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – One for the DSP Hoarders

Happy Monday!  I hope you’ve had a good weekend. I’ve a question for you.  Who can’t bear to cut into their DSP and sits there stroking it instead?  Come on, own up! Well, for all you DSP hoarders, last week’s Card & Cuppa project is perfect for you. Isn’t it fun?  It uses the Blooms

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Birthday Blooms and sepia tones

Last week’s Card & Cuppa class was the first after my relaxing week in Cyprus. Here is the project we made. It reminds me of old photographs with sepia tones. We began by stamping the large flower image and sentiment from the Birthday Blooms Stamp Set in Early Espresso. By using Watercolor Pencils in Whisper

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Pink and Purple Garden in Bloom

How pretty is this bright scene of flowers?  This is a simple yet effective card using the very versatile Garden in Bloom Stamp Set. The recipient was one of my Card & Cuppa attendees who recently celebrated their Birthday. Using a combination of Rose Red, Flirty Flamingo and Perfect Plum I created this pink and

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May Flowers for an April Birthday

A friend (and Stampin’ Up! fan) celebrated their Birthday last week, so I obviously made them a card. Although their Birthday was in April, I chose the May Flowers Framelits Dies to create this project. I began by creating a wall using the Brick Wall Embossing Folder.  To achieve this  look, I gently rubbed the

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Saying Goodbye – Designer Series Paper

Are you a fan of the Designer Series Paper from the Annual Catalogue? The Blooms & Bliss DSP and the Serene Scenery DSP Stack are both big favourites of mine this year. This is a simple project from my recent Spring Card Crafting Extravaganza that uses a piece as a background for a notecard.  Other

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Punch Art card for Easter or Spring

I hope you’re enjoying the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, we made this bright punch art card for Easter or Spring. I’d seen other punch art daffodils on Pinterest but they were made with 5 petal punches.  As daffodils have 6 petals these versions were bothering me, so I

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Fun with Stampin’ Up! at OnStage Live in Amsterdam

I’ve just returned from a Stampin’ Up! Event, OnStage Live in Amsterdam.  An event where a group of 800+ Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from across Europe joined together. An important part of these events is sharing inspiration, and we achieve this by swapping ideas.  Each person makes multiples of the same design and then swaps their

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Timeless Textures

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used Stampin’ Write Markers in several different ways. We inked up the stem of flowers image from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set using Stampin’ Write Markers.  This allows you to put the ink exactly where you want on the image.  Before you stamp onto the cardstock,

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