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Card & Cuppa Plus – Leaves from Rooted in Nature

Today I’m sharing the final project I haven’t yet shown you from my face-to-face classes. Everything after this point will be from virtual sessions. This is from my Card and Cuppa Plus class and used the leaves from Rooted in Nature. I decided that this project should have a more masculine feel to it, so

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Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies – Balmy Blue Butterflies

The third project from my Bugs, Beasts & Butterflies class is this fabulous Balmy Blue butterflies card. It is a monochrome-type card as it only uses Balmy Blue and Very Vanilla. Firstly, a strip was masked across the card and an ombre of Balmy Blue ink was added using a Sponge Brayer. Next, an image

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Beautiful Butterfly Gala

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I returned to the Annual Catalogue and a stamp set we hadn’t used for a while. Here’s the project using the beautiful Butterfly Gala Stamp Set. I chose a colour combination of Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo, a very popular combination with the attendees. An ombre background was

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Mum’s Birthday Card

My Mum had a birthday ending in ‘0’ recently, so I obviously made her a special card for the occasion. This card was the starting point for a 2019 Card & Cuppa project. It uses a combination of Balmy Blue and Blueberry Bushel with Very Vanilla. As Mum is also a keen crafter, it puts

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Nature’s Beauty

For our penultimate Card & Cuppa sessions of 2019, I reached for the fabulous Nature’s Beauty Stamp Set to create this snowy scene. I love that £2.50 from every sale of this Stamp Set goes towards mental health organisations. So, for just £20, you receive a stunning Stamp Set, and help others too. To begin

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Perennial Birthday

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was this pretty Birthday card, made using the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set. I used a combination of Rococo Rose, Merry Merlot and Old Olive for this project, along with Very Vanilla. We used the fabulous ‘Pearlized Doilies’ as a background. These are white on one side with a silver

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dandelion Wishes

At last week’s Card & Cuppa sessions, I designed one of the most difficult cards to make, a sympathy card. I used the Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set and some masking to create this pretty project. Using Sponge Brayers, Pool Party and Balmy Blue Ink, the ombre section was created. Second generation stamping then adds a

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Meeting Rococo Rose

If you’ve seen my recent Card & Cuppa projects, you’ll see that I’ve been working my way through each new In Color. This time the attendees were meeting Rococo Rose. My colour combination is Rococo Rose, Petal Pink, Pear Pizzazz and Very Vanilla. First, the background is stamped with an image from Artisan Textures Stamp

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Saying Congratulations with Varied Vases

There isn’t a Card & Cuppa project to share with you this week, but, I do have a card I made for one of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees. They have recently landed a job so I’m saying Congratulations with Varied Vases as my main design element. I’ve taken inspiration from this project and

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Anyone for ice cream?

Last week it was our final Card & Cuppa for Children session of the holidays and the theme was Summer. Once again I decided that both the adult Card & Cuppa class and the children’s class should make the same project. When I think of summer I think of sitting on a beach with an

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