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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by roses

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was inspired by roses. I have a beautiful rose bush in my front garden that blooms throughout the summer and this year is no exception. In fact the blooms are so pretty that I just had to take a picture. So, when I was thinking about a project for

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‘In Color’ Introduction – Shades of Lovely Lipstick

Today I’m sharing another project from my recent In Color Introduction Class. This time it’s shades of Lovely Lipstick. Blackberry Bliss and Pear Pizzazz work really well with the new Lovely Lipstick to make a fabulous colour combination . A Sponge Brayer and some strips of card for masking creates the shades of Lovely Lipstick

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Narrow Notecards in Blueberry Bushel

Have you missed the Narrow Notecards in the Annual Catalogue? These fabulous little things are so easy to use and are great for brightening someone’s day. It’s another monochrome project, this time in Blueberry Bushel and these notecards at just 4.5 by 2.5 inches are perfect for this effect. I’ve used the In Color 6×6

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Animal Outing Anniversary

Yesterday we celebrated our 19th Wedding Anniversary. I used the perfect stamp set called Animal Outing to create this card. This new stamp set has a frog which of course is my part of HIPPOFROG. Due to the lack of a hippo in this stamp set, I’ve chosen the giraffe instead. As my husband is

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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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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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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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Lucky flowers

A very talented lady started a new chapter in her floristry training the other week.  I made her this bouquet of lucky flowers to wish her all the best. It is based on this recent Card & Cuppa project. As she is a fan of orange, I’ve used Pumpkin Pie and Peekaboo Peach for the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Hand-tied Heart Bouquet

At Card & Cuppa classes, I ask my regular attendees what types of cards they would like to make. A recent request has been an anniversary card so here is the project from last week. Not only is this card perfect for anniversaries, it’s great for weddings, engagements etc too as it’s sentiment free. I

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Washi Tape

At last week’s Card & Cuppa I reached for the Washi Tape.  I’d had this project designed and prepared for a while ready for my return from holiday. I saw something similar on Pinterest a long time ago and stupidly didn’t save it.  So, this is my version. We began by drawing a couple of

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