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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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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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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – All the ‘T’s

Happy Monday. I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. Due to the Easter Bank Holiday, we had just one Card & Cuppa Class last week where the attendees made this project. It was all the ‘t’s with a tongue twister of Timeless Textures together with Tip-Top Taupe! We make a lot of feminine style

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Punch Art card for Easter or Spring

I hope you’re enjoying the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, we made this bright punch art card for Easter or Spring. I’d seen other punch art daffodils on Pinterest but they were made with 5 petal punches.  As daffodils have 6 petals these versions were bothering me, so I

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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Timeless Textures

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used Stampin’ Write Markers in several different ways. We inked up the stem of flowers image from the Touches of Texture Stamp Set using Stampin’ Write Markers.  This allows you to put the ink exactly where you want on the image.  Before you stamp onto the cardstock,

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Welcome to my new pad

Welcome to my new pad here at www.hippofrogdesigns.co.uk complete with a brand new look and layout. We’ve been performing some technical magic behind the scenes to make it all happen and you should now find all of my latest posts, class information, catalogues and more right here. If the magic hasn’t quite worked properly and

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