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Lovely As a Tree in shades of purple

Another previous project received a new colour makeover at my recent Lovely As a Tree class. This time in shades of purple. The largest image from the set is stamped in Blackberry Bliss with the landscape softened using Blender Pens. This image is then cut into three to create a triptypch. Each corner, plus the

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Lovely as a Tree Class Project – For Dad

Last week I ran a private class for some lovely ladies.  They chose the Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set and I revisited a class I’d run previously using this set as inspiration. It was also my Father-in-Law’s Birthday so one of the projects had a dual purpose. The project is based on this one.

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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 – Pop of Petals

At last week’s Card & Cuppa session the attendees got to play with a new bundle – Pop of Petals. This project is my version of the sample on Page 47 of the Annual Catalogue. I’ve used Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz, Gorgeous Grape and Flirty Flamingo ink. The stamp set has a number of flower

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Palette Spotlight

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I designed a project using the spotlight technique. First, a background was created using the Petal Palette Stamp Set in Black Archival Ink (on the retiring list along with Basic Gray Archival Ink). Next, 3 different size circles are punched from the background. Then it’s colouring of each circle

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A card for a young artist

My Niece recently celebrated her Birthday.  As she is a very talented young artist, I just had to make her a card with an arty theme. I used Painter’s Palette and Crafting Forever Stamp Sets to create this artistic collage.  The sentiment is from Number of Years. The main colours are Crumb Cake, Pool Party,

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Label Me Pretty

I can’t quite believe that it is the last Monday in October already.  Where has the year gone? As it’s Monday, I’m here to show you last week’s Card & Cuppa project. First, we used the Hardwood Background Stamp in Sahara Sand for the panelled look. Then, the leaves from the Jar of Love Stamp

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Autumnal Diagonal Slash

Hope you are enjoying this Bank Holiday Monday and that the weather is being kind to you. Although it is August, it was rather autumnal when I was creating the project for last week’s Card & Cuppa. Here it is. It’s a diagonal slash card that we haven’t made for about a year, and will

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Saying Goodbye – Hostess Sets

I’m sure I’m not going to be the only one who is going to miss the Love You Lots Hostess Set when it retires. This set has been so much fun to use and obviously I adored the frog image in it! However, I found the hedgehog image really great to use too.  Here’s another

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Beautiful You – Class design process

I love running my papercrafting classes, and designing the projects for each one is great fun. Here is a little bit of detail on how the class design process works for me. Usually I’ll have drawn a few rough sketches of design ideas in a notebook beforehand.  However, more often than not, the projects I

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