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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Little Angels

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made our second of three Christmas Cards. This time it was the turn of these little angels. Aren’t they cute?  There was a collective ‘oooooh’ when I revealed the project and everyone really enjoyed making them. They use the Bow Builder Punch for the bodies and the 1″

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A caffeine themed farewell

The lovely owners of one of our Card & Cuppa venues are moving on to new adventures. I couldn’t let this occasion pass without giving them a caffeine themed farewell. The Stamp Set I just had to use was Coffee Cafe, with coffee rings from Timeless Textures. Early Espresso was of course the main colour

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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 – Lift Me Up and Decorative Masks

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was the final regular card of the year before we start on Christmas cards. There was a collective ‘ooooh’ when I revealed this card, a good sign! The cloud Decorative Mask, White Inkpad and Sponge Dauber created the lovely subtle clouds onto the Marina Mist sky and the Dapper

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A card for a young artist

My Niece recently celebrated her Birthday.  As she is a very talented young artist, I just had to make her a card with an arty theme. I used Painter’s Palette and Crafting Forever Stamp Sets to create this artistic collage.  The sentiment is from Number of Years. The main colours are Crumb Cake, Pool Party,

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Flower Shop meets Bunch of Blossoms

Happy Monday! At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we created a pretty Birthday Card using the Neutral colour family. My inspiration for this project came from flicking through the Annual Catalogue.  When I reached Page 97 I saw a layout I liked and set about changing the stamp sets and colours. Using the Watercolor

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Turning Three

The son of a good friend turned three recently. When I asked my friend what things their son would like for their Birthday I was plunged into a world of characters I’d never heard of! Making the card however, found me on much more familiar ground. I reached for the Number of Years Stamp Set,

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Introducing Stamparatus

Yes, that really is the name of a FABULOUS new tool that is available to reserve from tomorrow (16th Nov) at 9pm (GMT). Stamparatus is the ultimate stamp positioner designed for Stampin’ Up! in collaboration with Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators.  You therefore know it’s a product with all of the details that stampers need and is

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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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Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics

One of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday recently. Here is the card I made. As they are a fan of pink I chose Melon Mambo, Berry Burst and Flirty Flamingo to create a bright Birthday Card. I used both the Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics Stamp Sets with the co-ordinating Detailed

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