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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Flowers and Dots

It was the first Card & Cuppa session after my holiday last week and the project was pink flowers and dots. I have made a similar project in the past but this has a different colour scheme and uses different flowers. The colour combination is Petal Pink, Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo and Berry Burst with

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Jar of Love meets Bunny Builder Punch

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was Jar of Love meets Bunny Builder Punch. Due to the Bank Holiday, there was only one Card & Cuppa session. The jar from Jar of Love is stamped twice, once on the main card and once on a separate piece of cardstock. 2nd generation stamping of Pool Party

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Lovely As a Tree – All about the grunge

The penultimate project from my recent Lovely As a Tree Class is all about the grunge. This uses sponge daubers for most of the inking, including colouring the tree in two colours for a natural look. For the grunge look, screw up a piece of Whisper White Cardstock into a ball several times to create

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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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