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Birthday Blues

It’s not really Birthday Blues, it’s a Birthday card for my Sister-in-Law in shades of blue. This is a project with no stamping at all. A simple colour combination of Pool Party and Pacific Point allow the Very Vanilla flower to really pop. The ombre stencil effect is using a Sponge Dauber and one of

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A Very Vanilla Project

I’d been asked for cards suitable for Wedding Anniversaries, so I decided to create this Very Vanilla project. It’s a one colour project with highlights of colour from the Soft Suede stamping and Metallic-Edge Ribbon. The background texture is made from 3 different size circles stuck over the card, plus a large circle to sit

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lovely Lipstick

I hope you’re enjoying the Bank Holiday. It doesn’t seem possible that it will be September next week. For last week’s Card & Cuppa session I decided to revisit a project I’d made previously and give it a Lovely Lipstick twist. The secret of this project is the simplicity. As this card only needs two

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Lovely As a Tree – A serene scene

This serene scene is the final project from my Lovely As a Tree Papercrafting Class. It’s also a design I’ve used before, but have updated to include new colours and ribbons. We begin by stamping the trees first at different heights using first and second generation images. It’s good to make sure that there is

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Lovely As a Tree – All about the grunge

The penultimate project from my recent Lovely As a Tree Class is all about the grunge. This uses sponge daubers for most of the inking, including colouring the tree in two colours for a natural look. For the grunge look, screw up a piece of Whisper White Cardstock into a ball several times to create

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Anyone for ice cream?

Last week it was our final Card & Cuppa for Children session of the holidays and the theme was Summer. Once again I decided that both the adult Card & Cuppa class and the children’s class should make the same project. When I think of summer I think of sitting on a beach with an

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Punch Art Dragon

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project, this punch art dragon has a bit of twist. I hold separate Card & Cuppa for Children projects during the summer holidays and usually design a separate project for them as well. This year, I decided that both the adult and children sessions should make the same project. The

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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 – 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 – Gallery Grunge & Soft Sea Foam

At last week’s Card & Cuppa I introduced the attendees to one of the new Stampin’ Up! colours, Soft Sea Foam. I also chose to use one of the new stamp sets in the Annual Catalogue called Gallery Grunge. It’s a fab set with some large images that create fabulous backgrounds. My inspiration for this

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