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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Page 46

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made a project that was inspired by Page 46 of the brand new Annual Catalogue. I find the Annual Catalogue is a great place for ideas, and I use it when my crafting mojo needs a bit of a lift. Instead of the purples on the original design,

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Varied Vases in Purple

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I designed this pretty card using Varied Vases in purple tones. This Birthday card uses the Varied Vases Stamp Set and the Vases Builder Punch. Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape are the purples used. The Artisan Textures Stamp Set provides the lovely background effect. A strip of Polka Dot

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A Little Bit of Pink

It’s that time of year when I make a Birthday card for a friend of mine who is a fan of everything pink and sparkly. Here is the card I made using a little bit of pink… As you know, I’m not a fan of pink and I don’t really like glitter either. So, this

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Lasting Lily

At my recent Stamp-a-Stack Class, the attendees made projects using SAB and Spring/Summer Catalogue products. This one uses the Level 2 SAB Lasting Lily Stamp Set. Although the sentiments in this set are suited to more sombre occasions, the images are simply stunning and versatile. These are Distinktive Stamps which means that when you stamp,

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Pineapple Punch for a Sweet Sixteen

November and December are busy months for Birthdays in my house. This is a card I made for my Niece who has just turned sweet sixteen. I’ve taken my inspiration from Page 73 of the Annual Catalogue. As it’s a busy time of year for me both at work and home, my crafting mojo tends

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Pretty in Pinks and Purple

The other week I showed you this project taking inspiration from Page 119 of the Annual Catalogue. Here is another project I made using the design. This card was for one of my regular class attendees and she loves pink and purple. I’ve followed the design from the Catalogue a bit more closely with this

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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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Birthday Blue and Grunge

It was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees last week and the recipient loves blue and grunge. Every time I design a project with a grunge element, they throw themselves in fully. Therefore, I knew that grunge just had to feature. To begin with, the Artisan Textures Stamp Set and a range

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Bunch of Blossoms meets new colours

At last weeks Card & Cuppa session Bunch of Blossoms met the new colours. This project is very loosely based on the sample on Page 159 of the new Annual Catalogue. New colours Shaded Spruce, Granny Apple Green made an appearance, along with returning Mint Macaron. There were also three In Colors, Blueberry Bushel, Grapefruit

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Thanks for helping me nail it!

This ‘Thank you’ card is for some very lovely ladies who have helped me to ‘nail it’ and add another skill string to my creative bow. I’ve recently been taking courses in something that has interested me for a number of years. I can now happily announce that I am able to perform manicures and

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