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Saying Hello – In Color 2017-2019 Berry Burst

Two weeks tomorrow is when the brand new Annual Catalogue launches. Yippee! So, today is exciting as I’m sharing the first of the new In Color 2017-2019 collection with you. Every year Stampin’ Up! introduce 5 new colours to the range.  These are on trend and are only with us for two years. To ensure

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Customer Thank you Cards – Night of Navy and Whisper White

It brings a smile to my face when I receive orders from you. So, to return the favour, I send Thank you cards – a smile with a fold in the middle. If you’ve recently placed an order with me, in person or online, you should have received one of these Night of Navy and

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Saying Hello – Eastern Palace

For lots of reasons I’ve only just got around to using the items in this month’s fabulous Eastern Palace Bundles.  Now I just can’t put them down! Here are just three of the projects I’ve made so far: As you can see, the images are really versatile and layer to create stunning designs.  Add in

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Pink and Purple Garden in Bloom

How pretty is this bright scene of flowers?  This is a simple yet effective card using the very versatile Garden in Bloom Stamp Set. The recipient was one of my Card & Cuppa attendees who recently celebrated their Birthday. Using a combination of Rose Red, Flirty Flamingo and Perfect Plum I created this pink and

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May Flowers for an April Birthday

A friend (and Stampin’ Up! fan) celebrated their Birthday last week, so I obviously made them a card. Although their Birthday was in April, I chose the May Flowers Framelits Dies to create this project. I began by creating a wall using the Brick Wall Embossing Folder.  To achieve this  look, I gently rubbed the

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Customer Thank you cards – Bunch of Blossoms

I love sending thank you cards to everyone who places an order with me.  As a local independent business I really appreciate every order. Here is the card that should have arrived if you’ve recently ordered from me, either online or in person. It’s a simple card where the stamping is the star with no

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Fun with Stampin’ Up! at OnStage Live in Amsterdam

I’ve just returned from a Stampin’ Up! Event, OnStage Live in Amsterdam.  An event where a group of 800+ Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from across Europe joined together. An important part of these events is sharing inspiration, and we achieve this by swapping ideas.  Each person makes multiples of the same design and then swaps their

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Birthday card using Butterfly Basics

Another of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday earlier this week.  This is the card I made them. The stunning image from the Butterfly Basics Stamp Set was my starting point for this card.  The recipient is a fan of both Crumb Cake and Sweet Sugarplum, so my colour choice reflects this.

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Customer Birthday – Grateful Bunch

A lady who has recently joined my Card & Cuppa classes had their Birthday last week, so I obviously made her a card. It uses the Grateful Bunch Stamp set and Bunch of Blossoms Punch. I’ve then used Watercolor Pencils to colour the images. Do you ever get those moments when you wonder why something

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March Birthday madness

Do you have those months where everyone needs a Birthday card?  March is one of those months in our house. Last week, the young lady next door reached double figures and one of my nieces turned into a teenager. So, I made two similar cards using the Number of Years Stamp Set. This stamp set

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