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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Wiggle Worm Bundle Birthday Card

I’m sharing another project from my Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies class and it’s this Wiggle Worm Bundle Birthday Card. This is actually the card I sent to my Dad for his Birthday as he’s a huge fan of bugs and creepy crawlies. He loved it! The worm is my favourite character from the set, so

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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Balmy Blue Butterflies

The third project from my Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies class is this fabulous Balmy Blue butterflies card. It is a monochrome-type card as it only uses Balmy Blue and Very Vanilla. Firstly, a strip was masked across the card and an ombre of Balmy Blue ink was added using a Sponge Brayer. Next, an image

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Tulip-tastic

For last week’s Card & Cuppa session, I designed this tulip-tastic project. It was deliberately sentiment-free to allow it to be sent as a pick-me-up to someone who is self-isolating or social distancing . I’ve used Lovely Lipstick and Grapefruit Grove for some brighter Spring colours. I’m going to miss these In Colors when they

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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Party Lion

Here is the first beast from my recent Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies Class, this fun party lion. Isn’t he cute in his party hat? This bright combination of colours, Coastal Cabana, Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody and Popppy Parade, with Early Espresso and Whisper White make this project really cheerful. A perfect card for children. The

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A Trio of Purples

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class, I based the project on this one, but used a trio of purples instead. I used Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape, plus Purple Posy in place of Whisper White/Vanilla. For the background stamping, an image from the Gallery Grunge Stamp Set provided the detail. As with the other

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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Positive Thoughts in Rococo Rose and Rich Razzleberry

Earlier this week I held one of my monthly Papercrafting Classes. The theme was Bugs, Beasts and Butterflies and the attendees all made 6 cards. The first was a butterfly card using the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set and co-ordinating Nature’s Thoughts dies. This combines Rococo Rose and Rich Razzleberry (a good tongue twister!) with Whisper

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Card & Cuppa PLUS – Spring Birthday

Last weekend I held my first Card & Cuppa PLUS class. At these classes, the attendees make 3 projects. The first project was this card that is perfect for a Spring Birthday. I chose Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody from the Brights Collection, then toned them down by teaming them with Very Vanilla. Using the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Washi Tape and Very Versailles

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I revisited the fabulous Petal Washi Tape from the Annual Catalogue. I hadn’t used this for a while, and it was sitting folornly on my desk, so I decided to give it an outing. It’s teamed here with the Very Versailles Stamp Set to create a vintage look.

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Breathtaking Bouquet with Stampin’ Blends

Have you skipped over the Breathtaking Bouquet Background Stamp in the new Mini Catalogue? I know I did to begin with, but each time I flipped through, something about it drew me in. Well, it arrived last week and I’m pleased it ‘accidentally’ fell into my shopping basket. As you know, I’m a big fan

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – In Color 2018-2020 meets Swirly Frames

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project I decided to use the In Color 2018-2020 colours. The Swirly Frames Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue is used to create an abstract pattern in the 5 different colours, with the Grapefruit Grove circle only used the once to highlight the sentiment. Using the 2″ Circle Punch

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