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Beautiful You – Class design process

I love running my papercrafting classes, and designing the projects for each one is great fun. Here is a little bit of detail on how the class design process works for me. Usually I’ll have drawn a few rough sketches of design ideas in a notebook beforehand.  However, more often than not, the projects I

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Playful Palette Banner Card

I hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start the week. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes we made this pretty banner card. Everyone made their own selection of 1cm, 1.5cm and 2cm banners.  We also made banners out of coordinating Washi Tape by sticking it to cardstock before cutting. By

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Swirly Bird

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we once again used the very versatile Swirly Bird stamp set. This time, we used the boat images and created this project. We used Sponge Daubers for the Sun and Sea and Sponge Brayers for the sea and sky.  Sponge Brayers are great for creating fabulous effects really quickly.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Avant Garden

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used one of the fabulous FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp sets to make this project. This is a CASE (Copy And Share Everything) from the SAB Brochure, but I’ve used different colours and changed the sentiment.  I’ve also added Wink of Stella to the stamped images, but you aren’t

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dragonfly Dreams

Last week’s Card & Cuppa was all about the brand new Watercolour Pencils from the Spring/Summer Catalogue. This is the beautiful card that the attendees made: To make the dragonfly stand out, we created a muted background using colours from the Neutrals family.  These were stamped off a number of times. As we were using

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lift Me Up

I hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for the week ahead. Last week at Card & Cuppa we made this card that was inspired by a project in the Spring/Summer Catalogue. I made a few changes to the one in the Catalogue as I used a larger card base and left

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Balloon Adventures

Last week was the first Card & Cuppa classes of the new year. We created this lovely bright Birthday card using some brand new products from the Spring/Summer catalogue. The stamp set is called Balloon Adventures and also coordinates with a new set of thinlits, as well as coordinating with the current Balloon Bouquet Punch.

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Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the New Year. The panto I was unexpectedly working on finished yesterday, so for me, this week is all about focussing on what is coming up and getting organised (easier said than done!) for the coming months.

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 9 Day 2

This is the second slightly delayed Crafty Christmas Weekend Workout and is another ‘fancy’ Christmas Card. The inside of this card is the star of the show, so the outside is slightly understated. However, a card this size (again A5) lends itself to using one of the fabulous large sentiments from the Wonderful Year Stamp

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 9 Day 1

This weekend’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts are a bit delayed this week, due to various reasons. Today we are going to focus on those cards for that special someone. This project is from the ‘Fancy Christmas Cards’ class I ran last week. This card uses the Reason for the Season Stamp Set and the coordinating

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