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Two years on

This post is a little different to usual as today marks two years since I began my new adventures after being made redundant. Although I’d been running my own craft business in my spare time since 2000, it was 2 years ago when it became a new adventure for me as I decided to make

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Watercolor Wings meets In Color

Happy Monday! Last week’s Card & Cuppa project mixes old and new. The Stamp Set Watercolor Wings meets In Color 2017-2019.  I apologise for the lack of ‘u’ in ‘color’, Stampin’ Up! is a US company so it’s US spelling! On a fortnightly basis, we have a creative challenge over on our team Facebook page

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Customer ‘Thank you’ cards – Label Me Pretty

A big thank you to everyone who has placed an order with me over the past few weeks. Here is the pretty notecard I sent to say thank you. I decided to head back to one of my favourite designs, monochrome using Whisper White and Sweet Sugarplum. This time I’ve mixed it with a brand

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In Color – Eastern Palace Suite

Today I’m sharing another card we made at the In Color Introduction class. This one is for Berry Burst and uses the Eastern Palace Suite. Again, I designed using a colour combination suggested by Stampin’ Up!  This uses Berry Burst, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry and Pumpkin Pie to create a bright look. Firstly, we stamped

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Wimbledon

As Wimbledon started last week, it seemed appropriate to create a Wimbledon inspired project for Card & Cuppa. As the nod to Wimbledon, this card uses greens, purple and a flash of yellow. Thin Daffodil Delight Washi Tape from Pack 2 creates the thin yellow tramlines.  Next, we added the leaves using various green shades

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Stamping onto In Color Ribbon

At our recent In Color Introduction Class we created this pretty floral card for the Powder Pink project. It uses the gorgeous Garden in Bloom Stamp Set and one of the suggested colour combinations from Stampin’ Up! for Powder Pink. When I was designing the card, I couldn’t decide which punch to use for the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Coffee Cafe

We had fun at last week’s Card & Cuppa session making this highly appropriate card. It uses the brand new Coffee Cafe Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue. Aren’t the coffee cups and lids cute? The coffee bean background is first stamped in Soft Suede onto Crumb Cake cardstock. We then stamped the coffee cups

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Bonus Days have arrived

Happy July! What an exciting month it’s going to be for Stampin’ Up! fans. Starting today and running until the end of the month, the popular Bonus Days promotion is back. For every £45 you spend in July you’ll receive a £4.50 coupon that you can use in August.  Click on the picture above for

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In Color – Jar of Love

At our recent In Color Introduction Class, we made six cards.  5 cards concentrated on each new In Color in turn, with the 6th a combination. Here is the Fresh Fig card. It uses one of the recommended Colour Combinations from Stampin’ Up! of Fresh Fig, Cherry Cobbler, Blushing Bride and Pear Pizzazz. The Jar

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Paint Play

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used the brand new Paint Play Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue. Here is the project. I just love this Paint Play Stamp Set as there are lots of different images you can use to create an infinite number of designs. The images are paired with the

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