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Creating the Gap at BYO Stamps

At a recent BYO Stamps Class, all of the projects were about gaps. This one was creating the gap using the diagonal slash method. The main image from the Painted Poppies Stamp Set is stamped all over the piece of Whisper White cardstock. Using the fill-in stamps stamped-off to give a lighter look is a

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Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Shabby Smoky Slate

Last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project was this shabby smoky slate card. It’s inspired by Page 137 of the new Annual Catalogue. In the Catalogue, there is stamping on the project. As I can’t send stamped images out to class attendees due to Stampin’ Up! policies, I’ve used punched shapes to create a similar

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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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BYO Stamps – Very Versailles with an added twist

Here’s another project from my recent BYO Stamps Class. All the projects I designed we around various spotlight techniques. This cards uses Very Versailles with an added twist. Very Versailles is a DistINKtive Stamp Set which have more detailed etching. I love the detail in the leaves. Using Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand and Soft Suede,

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Anniversary Card using Forever Fern

Here is a project from a recent BYO Stamps Class. For this class I designed three projects using various spotlighting techniques. This anniversary card using Forever Fern, a new Stamp Set from the new Catalogue, concentrates on just one stamp. To begin with, the sentiment is stamped onto a punched circle and then stuck very

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BYO Stamps – Monochrome using Positive Thoughts

As a big fan of monochrome projects, I just couldn’t help but design one for a BYO Stamps Class. So, here’s some monochrome using Positive Thoughts and the matching Nature’s Thoughts Dies. These are both in the new Annual Catalogue. This is such a simple project to create by just using one stamp and one

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Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Forever Greenery Suite

For last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project, I decided to use products from the new Forever Greenery Suite. This is a new suite that went live in the Annual Catalogue on 3rd June. It uses the Forever Flourishing Dies and one of the two Greenery Embossing Folders. Along with these items, there is a

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BYO Stamps – So Saffron and Balmy Blue By the Dock

This So Saffron and Balmy Blue By the Dock scene is a project from a previous BYO Stamps session. It’s my interpretation of a picture from the old Annual Catalogue. Using Early Espresso, the only inkpad used in this project, two images from the By the Dock Stamp Set are stamped on the So Saffron

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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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Field of Flowers for my Customer Thank You Cards

I’m so grateful to everyone who has placed an order through my Online Store during this strange time. As a thank you to these fabulous customers, they have been receiving these pretty cards. Some have also been receiving little gifts too for using the Hostess Code for their order. Customer recognition is one of my

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