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Guiding Card Making – Daisy

I recently showed you a project from a Guiding event.  Here is the second card from the morning. It is again a project from last year’s Charity Card Making Day. This notecard is a very quick and easy project and is perfect for beginners. A great project where a set of these notecards would make

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Sharing What I Love

Yesterday I shared a BRAND NEW Suite from the forthcoming Annual Catalogue with you. Today I’m sharing what I love with a project made using products from the suite. This card is for a friend and fellow Stampin’ Up! fan, so I couldn’t resist sending her a project filled with new goodies. The items are

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Saying Hello: Share What You Love Suite

Stampin’ Up! celebrates its 30th Birthday this year. To celebrate, I have an early release of a BRAND NEW suite from the 2018 Annual Catalogue to share with you. Say ‘Hello’ to the Share What You Love Suite. This Suite contains lots of fabulous new items all based around Stampin’ Up!’s Statement of the Heart.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – More balloons

At the previous week’s Card & Cuppa I asked the attendees what sort of project they would like me to create for the following week. The response was male Birthday card. As we hadn’t used balloons for a while, I designed this project for the sessions. The project uses Balloon Celebration to create a bunch

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A Jar of Love for my recent customers

It’s that time when I get to share the thank you cards I’ve sent to my most recent customers. These wonderful people have supported my business over the past few weeks. Each card is handmade by me and I also include a handwritten note inside on a separate piece of cardstock. This is so that

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Treat yourself

Today I’m showing you the birthday card I made for one of my regular class attendees. It uses really bright colours of Melon Mambo and Lemon Lime Twist. Using Night of Navy accents helps to tone these colours down. This combination creates a fresh and cheery look. I chose to use the Oh So Eclectic

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Palette Spotlight

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I designed a project using the spotlight technique. First, a background was created using the Petal Palette Stamp Set in Black Archival Ink (on the retiring list along with Basic Gray Archival Ink). Next, 3 different size circles are punched from the background. Then it’s colouring of each circle

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Daisy and DSP

Today I’m sharing another Stamp-a-Stack project. This one is all about daisies. It uses items from the Delightful Daisy Suite – stamp set, punch and DSP. This is a great project for paper stash busting as all you need is strips to make a background. Then it’s up to you how you decide to embellish

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Guiding Card Making – Butterflies

Last month I was invited to a Guiding event to teach the ladies how to make two cards. Here is one of the projects. This is a project from last year’s Charity Card Making Day that I chose to revisit. It uses leaves from various stamp sets in shades of green. The butterflies are from

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Revisiting Eastern Beauty

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I chose to use a Stamp Set that we hadn’t used for a very long time. As we were revisiting Eastern Beauty, I also revisited a similar project I’d made previously too. I changed the colours slightly using Berry Burst, Powder Pink and Pool Party and set the project

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