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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A Trio of Purples

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class, I based the project on this one, but used a trio of purples instead. I used Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape, plus Purple Posy in place of Whisper White/Vanilla. For the background stamping, an image from the Gallery Grunge Stamp Set provided the detail. As with the other

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Card & Cuppa PLUS – Spring Birthday

Last weekend I held my first Card & Cuppa PLUS class. At these classes, the attendees make 3 projects. The first project was this card that is perfect for a Spring Birthday. I chose Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody from the Brights Collection, then toned them down by teaming them with Very Vanilla. Using the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Washi Tape and Very Versailles

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I revisited the fabulous Petal Washi Tape from the Annual Catalogue. I hadn’t used this for a while, and it was sitting folornly on my desk, so I decided to give it an outing. It’s teamed here with the Very Versailles Stamp Set to create a vintage look.

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Mixed Media with Painted Poppies for a Big Birthday

One of my Card & Cuppa attendees recently celebrated a big birthday, so naturally I had to make them a card. They are a fan of mixed media and love poppies too, so I decided to combine these loves, it was a big birthday after all! My main colour palette was Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – More Painted Poppies

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used the Painted Poppies Bundle once more. This Bundle from the Mini Catalogue is so versatile and I have so many ideas for using it. As I had to cancel the Painted Poppies Papercrafting Class, I decided to use one of the project ideas I was planning

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Geared Up Garage

Every 6 weeks or so, I design a project for Card & Cuppa that is more suited to men. For this one, I reached for the Geared Up Garage Stamp Set. Normally for male cards, there is a lot of blues, greens and Crumb Cake used. I opted for a slightly brighter palette. This combination

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Graffiti Wall for a Rocky Horror Birthday

As many of you know, I’m a huge fan of Rocky Horror and have been attending various shows of the current UK tour. I made this card for the lovely gentleman who has been playing Frank-n-Furter for his Birthday. It’s based on this project from my Mostly Men Papercrafting Class. I’ve used a Real Red

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Mostly Men Class – Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder

The next project from my recent Mostly Men Papercrafting Class is this graffiti wall using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder. I chose a palette of bright colours to make the card suitable for a teenager or younger person. We have Granny Apple Green, Mango Melody, Gorgeous Grape and Real Red, with Smoky Slate accents.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – To Grunge or Not To Grunge

At last week’s Card & Cuppa Class, the one big decision the attendees had to make was whether to grunge or not to grunge. The project (not grunge version shown above) uses the fabulous new Very Versailles Stamp Set. Petal Pink, Crumb Cake and Mint Macaron, along with Very Vanilla, make this vintage style card.

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Seaside Spray with Dandelion Wishes

Following on from the previous Introduction to In Color Class project I shared, today we meet Seaside Spray. This was one of the favourite projects among the class attendees. This lovely light blue from the In Color 2019-2021 Collection is teamed here with So Saffron and Pear Pizzazz. A strip was masked and sponge daubers

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