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Painted Poppies and Floral Essence for a Special Birthday

Today I’m sharing another special commission with you. I created this card using Painted Poppies and Floral Essence, plus a few punches. It a special Birthday card for one of my regular class attendees and is based on this card I made previously. The marble effect background is from the only Ink Pad I used

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – In Color 2018-2020 meets Swirly Frames

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project I decided to use the In Color 2018-2020 colours. The Swirly Frames Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue is used to create an abstract pattern in the 5 different colours, with the Grapefruit Grove circle only used the once to highlight the sentiment. Using the 2″ Circle Punch

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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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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 – 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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A pair of pink and purple Birthday Cards

I made this pair of pink and purple Birthday cards for two lovely ladies. One lady likes pink, the other purple, so I made the same design in different colours. It also helps that the ladies won’t see each other! The purple design uses Highland Heather and Purple Posy, the pink one uses Blushing Bride

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More Delightful Tag Topper Punch

At a recent Card & Cuppa Class, we made this project. Here’s a Birthday Card I made for a regular class attendee based on the design. The shades of blue I’ve used are Seaside Spray, Balmy Blue, Pacific Point and Blueberry Bushel. These are teamed with Very Vanilla. Gallery Grunge is again used on the

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Pressed Petals Washi Tape

At last week’s Card & Cuppa I decided to turn to the Pressed Petals Washi Tape. If you haven’t seen this fabulous tape in the Annual Catalogue, then take a look at Page 73. There are two reels, one is a standard Washi Tape in Soft Suede. The other is these fabulous petals in Merry

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In Color Collection 2019-2021 Stripes

Here is the final project from my Introduction to In Color Papercrafting Class. It combines all of the new colours from the In Color Collection 2019-2021. It’s a tradition of mine at my annual Introduction to In Color Class to create six projects. Five of the projects each centre around one of the new In

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Inspired by Page 46

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made a project that was inspired by Page 46 of the brand new Annual Catalogue. I find the Annual Catalogue is a great place for ideas, and I use it when my crafting mojo needs a bit of a lift. Instead of the purples on the original design,

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