Tag: Well Written Dies

Doggy Duo Saying Happy Birthday

I recently shared two of the three Birthday cards I was asked to make for a regular class attendee. Well, here’s the final one for this special commission, and it’s this cute doggy duo. The other projects can be seen here and here. As they are a huge dog lover, I just knew I had

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Tag: Well Written Dies

Special Commission for a Birthday

During this lockdown, it’s been lovely to be asked to make cards for people. Here is a special commission for a Birthday. It uses a combination of dies, punches and an embossing folder. I know the recipient likes their garden, so I started with a garden wall using the Brick & Mortar Embossing Folder. Next,

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Tag: Well Written Dies

Mystery Pack – Three Little Birds

Last week’s Mystery Pack contained three little birds, along with lots of other items with which to make a card. As well as these items, the recipients could use Wink of Stella and a sentiment, plus scissors and adhesives. I chose to use three colours from the In Color Collection 2019-2021 with Soft Suede and

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Tag: Well Written Dies

Mystery Pack – Leaves, Circles and a Feather

One of my Social Isolation Class offerings during this time is a Mystery Pack. These are a selection of stampin’ up! cardstock, die cut shapes, punched shapes, embellishments, ribbons etc. The pack recipients are then challenged to make a card by a specified deadline, using as many of the items as they like. This pack

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Tag: Well Written Dies

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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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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Welcome to my Stampin’ Up! Team

I’ve recently welcomed a new team member to my Stampin’ Up! Team – The Lilypad Crafters. Obviously being a crafting team, my new team member needed a handmade card. As I was creating several cards for different occasions, I used the same design as this project, with a few tweaks. Don’t be afraid to use

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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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