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Another Ornate Garden Suite Card

Today I’m sharing another Ornate Garden Suite Card. My inspiration is from Page 67 of the new Annual Catalogue. This Suite isn’t something I would normally be drawn to, especially as the images lend themselves to colouring. But, using Stampin’ Blends for colouring makes it so much easier as they are very forgiving! A Granny

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Doggy Duo Saying Happy Birthday

I recently shared two of the three Birthday cards I was asked to make for a regular class attendee. Well, here’s the final one for this special commission, and it’s this cute doggy duo. The other projects can be seen here and here. As they are a huge dog lover, I just knew I had

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Painted Poppies and Floral Essence for a Special Birthday

Today I’m sharing another special commission with you. I created this card using Painted Poppies and Floral Essence, plus a few punches. It a special Birthday card for one of my regular class attendees and is based on this card I made previously. The marble effect background is from the only Ink Pad I used

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Special Commission for a Birthday

During this lockdown, it’s been lovely to be asked to make cards for people. Here is a special commission for a Birthday. It uses a combination of dies, punches and an embossing folder. I know the recipient likes their garden, so I started with a garden wall using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder. Next,

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A Bunch of Bright Daisies

It’s great when I’m asked to create special cards. Especially when the recipient is a regular class attendee. This was a particularly interesting request as I was asked for THREE cards for a special Birthday for the same person! I know that the lucky lady loves yellows, oranges and bright colours, so I immediately headed

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Birthday Card using the Ornate Style Bundle

Due to the Bank Holiday, there wasn’t a Card & (Your) Cuppa class last week, so I’m sharing another project with you instead. This is a Birthday Card I made for a Lily Pad Stamper – a member of my Stampin’ Up! Team. As they are a fan of pinks and subtle colours, I used

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Happy Mail using NEW In Color Collection 2020-2022

It’s that time of year when I get to do one of my favourite parts of my job – sending out new Catalogue happy mail. This happy mail contained the brand NEW Stampin’ Up! Catalogue, along with a card made using products from the NEW In Color Collection 2020-2022. I used a brand new stamp

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Sending Dandelion Wishes

What better way to let someone know you are thinking of them than sending a handmade card. Over the past few weeks I’ve been sending dandelion wishes in the form of these little notes. These monochrome Notecards in a range of colours were fun to make, but even nicer to send. I made them using

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Terracotta Tile Thank You

Today I’m sharing the Terracotta Tile thank you cards I sent to my most recent customers. As you know, I’m a fan of monochrome-type cards and this one is no exception. Here I’ve combined Terracotta Tile and Very Vanilla. The Varied Stamp Set and Vases Builder Punch are the stars of the show, with the

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More Positive Thoughts

Today I’m sharing the card I sent to another friend who is going through a tough patch. This was sent before the pandemic and the need to sent positive thoughts now seems even more appropriate. I made and sent this at the same time as this project, so you’ll notice some similarities. I’ve once again

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