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Sunflower using the Christmas Bulb Builder

A lovely couple have just moved into their first home together and one of them loves sunflowers, so, I made this sunflower using the Christmas Bulb Builder Punch. I’ve already made a poinsettia using this punch but this is something very different. It’s layers of the the bulb shape punched from Daffodil Delight and shaded

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Swirly Bird Wedding Bouquet

As this card has been handed over, I can now share this Swirly Bird wedding bouquet with you. A lovely lady in Cyprus had a sneaky wedding, and as I was visiting, I just had to make her and her new husband a card. The circles are from the Swirly Bird Stamp Set stamped in

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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – More balloons

At the previous week’s Card & Cuppa I asked the attendees what sort of project they would like me to create for the following week. The response was male Birthday card. As we hadn’t used balloons for a while, I designed this project for the sessions. The project uses Balloon Celebration to create a bunch

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Inspired by Maldives and St Lucia

As soon as I saw the Waterfront Stamp Set in the Spring/Summer Catalogue, I was smitten. It appears my class attendees were too as they asked for a class on it. This class has recently taken place and all of the projects are inspired by places I’ve visited and are named accordingly. I’m going to

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Little Angels

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made our second of three Christmas Cards. This time it was the turn of these little angels. Aren’t they cute?  There was a collective ‘oooooh’ when I revealed the project and everyone really enjoyed making them. They use the Bow Builder Punch for the bodies and the 1″

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Lucky flowers

A very talented lady started a new chapter in her floristry training the other week.  I made her this bouquet of lucky flowers to wish her all the best. It is based on this recent Card & Cuppa project. As she is a fan of orange, I’ve used Pumpkin Pie and Peekaboo Peach for the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Hand-tied Heart Bouquet

At Card & Cuppa classes, I ask my regular attendees what types of cards they would like to make. A recent request has been an anniversary card so here is the project from last week. Not only is this card perfect for anniversaries, it’s great for weddings, engagements etc too as it’s sentiment free. I

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A Jar of Love for an Anniversary

My parents recently celebrated their Wedding Anniversary and I of course made them a card. I decided to make an elegant and stylih card with clean lines. Obviously I’ve used Jar of Love for the jar, but I reached for the strings from Balloon Celebration to create the Old Olive stems for the hearts.  I

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Birthday card using Butterfly Basics

Another of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday earlier this week.  This is the card I made them. The stunning image from the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set was my starting point for this card.  The recipient is a fan of both Crumb Cake and Sweet Sugarplum, so my colour choice reflects this.

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