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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Playful Palette Banner Card

I hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start the week. At last week’s Card & Cuppa classes we made this pretty banner card. Everyone made their own selection of 1cm, 1.5cm and 2cm banners.  We also made banners out of coordinating Washi Tape by sticking it to cardstock before cutting. By

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Anti-Valentine’s Birthday

A friend celebrated their Birthday on February 14th, so I created a red-free anti-Valentine’s Birthday card for them. Using Basic Gray Archival Ink to stamp the image, I coloured it using Calypso Coral and Old Olive Watercolor Pencils.  I then used a Blender Pen to soften and darken various areas of the flowers and leaves.

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Congratulations with Inside the Lines

One of my regular class attendees had some good news last week so a Congratulations card was definitely in order. I reached for my Inside the Lines SAB DSP and Watercolor Pencils and made this panel card for them. Using a few of the pencils, I coloured in the DSP to create the bright section

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Customer ‘Thank you’ cards

As regular readers will know, I enjoy making ‘thank you’ cards for my customers. This time I combined old and new on a notecard.  You will have received one of these if you placed an order with me in the past few weeks. These cute cards use the brand new FREE SAB Stamp Set So

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Swirly Bird

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we once again used the very versatile Swirly Bird stamp set. This time, we used the boat images and created this project. We used Sponge Daubers for the Sun and Sea and Sponge Brayers for the sea and sky.  Sponge Brayers are great for creating fabulous effects really quickly.

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Avant Garden Birthday

We had an attendee Birthday at Monday’s Card & Cuppa Class this week. Since I know the recipient is a fan of the colours in the Affectionately Yours Cardstock Pack, plus they have also recently earnt the FREE SAB Avant Garden Stamp Set, I just had to combine the two. I stamped a tone-on-tone Mint

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Avant Garden

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used one of the fabulous FREE Sale-A-Bration stamp sets to make this project. This is a CASE (Copy And Share Everything) from the SAB Brochure, but I’ve used different colours and changed the sentiment.  I’ve also added Wink of Stella to the stamped images, but you aren’t

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dragonfly Dreams

Last week’s Card & Cuppa was all about the brand new Watercolour Pencils from the Spring/Summer Catalogue. This is the beautiful card that the attendees made: To make the dragonfly stand out, we created a muted background using colours from the Neutrals family.  These were stamped off a number of times. As we were using

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lift Me Up

I hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for the week ahead. Last week at Card & Cuppa we made this card that was inspired by a project in the Spring/Summer Catalogue. I made a few changes to the one in the Catalogue as I used a larger card base and left

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Saying Thank You Rocky Horror Style!

As you know, I am a fan of the Rocky Horror stage show and it was touring throughout 2016. Well, the tour came to an end on New Year’s Eve and I wanted to make Thank You cards for those who had been involved the production. Now, I’m not one for what I would call

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