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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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Breathtaking Bouquet with Stampin’ Blends

Have you skipped over the Breathtaking Bouquet Background Stamp in the new Mini Catalogue? I know I did to begin with, but each time I flipped through, something about it drew me in. Well, it arrived last week and I’m pleased it ‘accidentally’ fell into my shopping basket. As you know, I’m a big fan

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Hoppy Valentine’s Day

As it was Valentine’s Day yesterday, I thought I’d share the card I made. Being a huge fan of frogs, it just had to be done! What do you mean you hadn’t worked out that I like frogs? This design has been in my head since my By The Dock Stamp Set and Die Bundle

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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 – Thoughtful Blooms

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class I headed for one of my favourite SAB sets of products this year, the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set and Small Bloom Punch. The Stamp Set is FREE with a £45 order, the punch FREE with a £90 order. Check out all the SAB offers here. Call Me Clover

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lovely Lily Pad

For the first Card & Cuppa sessions of 2020, I reached for the fabulous new Lovely Lily Pad Stamp Set. Lovely Lily Pad is a FREE Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set and is one of the Reversibles range from Stampin’ Up! As you can see, the detailed outline stamp is one side of the stamp, with the

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Special Christmas Cards: Rustic Wreath

The second of my Special Christmas Cards is this traditional rustic wreath. It’s made with a combination of leaf punches, die-cut circles and scallops, plus lots of different adhesives! The main colours are Garden Green and Crumb Cake, with Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Gold, Real Red and Very Vanilla. Snowflakes are from the Christmas Countdown

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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A generic Birthday card

I’ll often ask the attendees to suggest cards they would like to make at Card & Cuppa sessions. A recent suggestion was a generic Birthday card, something suitable for both male and female. This project is a combination of this card and this one. It’s a great idea to combine elements of projects you have

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