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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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Lovely As a Tree Banners and Leaves

Here is the 4th project from the 6 made at my Lovely As a Tree Class. This one is another ‘old’ project that has had a new colour makeover. The leaves from Lovely As a Tree are stamped randomly on the Pear Pizzazz Cardstock in Call Me Clover ink. Splats from the Swirly Bird  Stamp

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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 – High Tide Lighthouse

I was asked to design a project using the ‘lighthouse set’, so here is the High Tide lighthouse. I’ve used a Crumb Cake layer for the stamping as it allows the lighthouse and rays to stand out more. The sepia-type tones of Soft Suede for the headland and sun/moon, Crumb Cake for the sea and

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – All about sponges

Instead of working with a particular stamp set at last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, I chose to focus on a set of tools instead. The tools were sponges. The background uses one of the Decorative Masks and a Sponge Brayer to apply the colours. Here it’s Lovely Lipstick with Cajun Craze over the top.

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Introducing Blueberry Bushel

I’ve been sharing the projects from my recent In Color Introduction Class and here is the final colour, Blueberry Bushel. It’s combining with two other new colours, Highland Heather and Gray Granite to make this grungy card. Another new product, the fabulous Artisan Textures Stamp Set creates the background images. Then, the whole piece is

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Introducing Call Me Clover – with ovals

Here is the penultimate project from my In Color Introduction Class. It’s for Call Me Clover, a lovely green. I decided to use a design from a different project and change a little bit. I do this a lot and it’s a great tip. Just find a design layout you like and change bits each

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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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Introducing Grapefruit Grove

Here’s another project from my recent In Color Introduction class and this project is introducing Grapefruit Grove. You’ll have seen me use the colour previously. This uses the new Rooted in Nature Bundle from the Nature’s Poem Suite in the Annual Catalogue. It’s one of those sets that grabbed my attention straight away and I

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