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Sunflower using the Christmas Bulb Builder

A lovely couple have just moved into their first home together and one of them loves sunflowers, so, I made this sunflower using the Christmas Bulb Builder Punch. I’ve already made a poinsettia using this punch but this is something very different. It’s layers of the the bulb shape punched from Daffodil Delight and shaded

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Birthday Blues

It’s not really Birthday Blues, it’s a Birthday card for my Sister-in-Law in shades of blue. This is a project with no stamping at all. A simple colour combination of Pool Party and Pacific Point allow the Very Vanilla flower to really pop. The ombre stencil effect is using a Sponge Dauber and one of

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Lovely As a Tree – A serene scene

This serene scene is the final project from my Lovely As a Tree Papercrafting Class. It’s also a design I’ve used before, but have updated to include new colours and ribbons. We begin by stamping the trees first at different heights using first and second generation images. It’s good to make sure that there is

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Lovely As a Tree – All about the grunge

The penultimate project from my recent Lovely As a Tree Class is all about the grunge. This uses sponge daubers for most of the inking, including colouring the tree in two colours for a natural look. For the grunge look, screw up a piece of Whisper White Cardstock into a ball several times to create

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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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Lovely As a Tree in Crumb Cake and Soft Suede

At the recent Lovely As a Tree Class, I gave this project a makeover using Crumb Cake and Soft Suede. The subtle tones of all of the stamping in Soft Suede and Crumb Cake Cardstock makes this a soft and calming project. Just perfect for any occasion. Sponge Daubers and Crumb Cake soften the edges

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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 – All about sponges

Instead of working with a particular stamp set at last week’s Card & Cuppa classes, I chose to focus on a set of tools instead. The tools were sponges. The background uses one of the Decorative Masks and a Sponge Brayer to apply the colours. Here it’s Lovely Lipstick with Cajun Craze over the top.

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Introducing Blueberry Bushel

I’ve been sharing the projects from my recent In Color Introduction Class and here is the final colour, Blueberry Bushel. It’s combining with two other new colours, Highland Heather and Gray Granite to make this grungy card. Another new product, the fabulous Artisan Textures Stamp Set creates the background images. Then, the whole piece is

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Monochrome Merry Merlot

Today I’m sharing this monochrome Merry Merlot Birthday Card with you. Both my new Gallery Grunge Stamp Set and Merry Merlot inkpad were waiting be used, so this was the perfect project. The background came to life as I was stamping. There is an image in the set that has lots of lines so I’ve

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