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Thanks for helping me nail it!

This ‘Thank you’ card is for some very lovely ladies who have helped me to ‘nail it’ and add another skill string to my creative bow. I’ve recently been taking courses in something that has interested me for a number of years. I can now happily announce that I am able to perform manicures and

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Picture Perfect Birthday

For last week’s Card & Cuppa session, I chose to use Picture Perfect Birthday. There was only one session due the Bank Holiday, but the lucky attendees got to use some new products. As I also needed a Birthday card for my Mother-in-Law, I decided to use it as the class project. A two-for-one project.

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Old meets New

Last week was the first Card & Cuppa since my return from holiday and it was all about old meets new. The new was the fabulous new Love What You Do Stamp Set from the Share What You Love Suite. This is one of the items available as part of the Early Release Bundles this

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Pink and sparkly dragonflies

It was my friend’s Birthday recently and she is a HUGE fan of everything pink and sparkly. Those who know me will realise that is not like me at all! I merged Touches of Texture, Dragonfly Dreams and LOTS of pink and sparkle to make her card. Using various different pinks of Flirty Flamingo, Blushing

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Palette Spotlight

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I designed a project using the spotlight technique. First, a background was created using the Petal Palette Stamp Set in Black Archival Ink (on the retiring list along with Basic Gray Archival Ink). Next, 3 different size circles are punched from the background. Then it’s colouring of each circle

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Watercolor Wings for Spring

For last week’s Card & Cuppa I moved away from Sponge Daubers and Brayers and made this spring colours project. This bright and sunny project uses various shades of orange and yellow, with red highlights. To begin, we created the mask for the Garden in Bloom Stamp Set background by folding a piece of Grid

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – SAB Lots of Lavender

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class I reached for one of my favourite stamp sets from SAB – Lots of Lavender. However, we didn’t use the lavender stamps, but the gorgeous roses instead. For this soft and pretty card, I used Very Vanilla, Peekaboo Peach and Pear Pizzazz, with Smoky Slate for the outline

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Picture Perfect Birthday

It was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees this week so a card was definitely in order. I reached for the perfect Birthday stamp set from the new Spring/Summer Catalogue, Picture Perfect Birthday. The dotty background is from a Memories & More Card Pack.  I’m running a class on making cards using

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Saying Hello – Lots of Lavender

I hope you’ve had a fabulous Christmas and are looking forward to the New Year. My December has been extremely busy helping with a local pantomime (oh yes it has!) that I’ve not had time to post things here.  As the pantomime finishes on New Year’s Day, I’ll hopefully be back to ‘normal’ a few

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Little Angels

At last week’s Card & Cuppa we made our second of three Christmas Cards. This time it was the turn of these little angels. Aren’t they cute?  There was a collective ‘oooooh’ when I revealed the project and everyone really enjoyed making them. They use the Bow Builder Punch for the bodies and the 1″

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