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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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Introducing Grapefruit Grove

Here’s another project from my recent In Color Introduction class and this project is introducing Grapefruit Grove. You’ll have seen me use the colour previously. This uses the new Rooted in Nature Bundle from the Nature’s Poem Suite in the Annual Catalogue. It’s one of those sets that grabbed my attention straight away and I

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3 years…

It’s now three years since I took my voluntary severance package and I have no regrets (year 1 reflection, year 2 reflection). All I see is huge positives. These past three years have flown by and I’m loving life. I’m still achieving my goal of not working for anyone else and am still enjoying being

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Gallery Grunge & Soft Sea Foam

At last week’s Card & Cuppa I introduced the attendees to one of the new Stampin’ Up! colours, Soft Sea Foam. I also chose to use one of the new stamp sets in the Annual Catalogue called Gallery Grunge. It’s a fab set with some large images that create fabulous backgrounds. My inspiration for this

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Daisy Delight meets Pineapple Punch

Today I’m sharing another project from my ‘In Color’ Introduction class. This time it’s the turn of Pineapple Punch. Pineapple Punch is a really bright colour, but when you start to team it with other colours it tones in really well. For this project, the combination is with Old Olive and Early Espresso. I chose

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Wimbledon

Every year at Card & Cuppa, I design a project inspired by Wimbledon Tennis Tournament colours. Here is this year’s Purple, Green and Yellow card. This card uses the same bundle we used last week – Pop of Petals with the Four-Petal Punch. Touches of Texture is where the flowers and ‘splats’ come from. The

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Balloon Celebration meets this year’s In Color Collection

At the end of last month I held an ‘Introduction to In Color’ class where the attendees made 6 cards. 5 of the cards focussed on an individual In Color with one combining them all. This is the project where they were all used. I’ve used a Whisper White base card, along with a Smoky

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Buy 3, Get 1 FREE on selected DSP

July is turning out to be a fun month. Not only is there the fabulous FREE inkpads for joining Stampin’ Up! promotion, there is also the return of the Buy 3, Get 1 FREE on selected DSP offer. If you like stroking paper and don’t like cutting into it, then this is perfect for you.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Pop of Petals

At last week’s Card & Cuppa session the attendees got to play with a new bundle – Pop of Petals. This project is my version of the sample on Page 47 of the Annual Catalogue. I’ve used Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz, Gorgeous Grape and Flirty Flamingo ink. The stamp set has a number of flower

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Join me in July

If you’ve been thinking about joining the Stampin’ Up family, then make sure you join me during July. Not only do you receive a fabulous fully customisable Starter Kit worth £130, you’ll also receive a FREE set of 10 inkpads (worth £63). That’s a whopping £193 worth of product for just £99 – wow! It’s

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