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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Perennial Birthday

Last week’s Card & Cuppa project was this pretty Birthday card, made using the Perennial Birthday Stamp Set. I used a combination of Rococo Rose, Merry Merlot and Old Olive for this project, along with Very Vanilla. We used the fabulous ‘Pearlized Doilies’ as a background. These are white on one side with a silver

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dandelion Wishes

At last week’s Card & Cuppa sessions, I designed one of the most difficult cards to make, a sympathy card. I used the Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set and some masking to create this pretty project. Using Sponge Brayers, Pool Party and Balmy Blue Ink, the ombre section was created. Second generation stamping then adds a

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Christmas Gleaming Bundle

Last week was the start of my evening Christmas Card Classes, so I decided that the Card & Cuppa attendees shouldn’t miss out. Also, as it was Half-Term, I held a Card & Cuppa for Children Class. Rather than designing a separate project for them, I chose to use the same project for all of

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Little Elephant

Last week, I used the Little Elephant Stamp Set and Elephant Builder Punch at Card & Cuppa Classes for the first time. This card is perfect to celebrate any occasions, from Birthday to newborn. I teamed Smoky Slate with Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape for this project. The ribbon effect background is created by stamping

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Beautiful Butterflies

At last week’s Card & Cuppa Class, the attendees made these beautiful butterflies. The project uses the fabulous Butterfly Gala Stamp Set and co-ordinating Butterfly Duet Punch. I chose a background of Soft Sea Foam as it is a lovely pale colour that works well with lots of other colours. Background leaves and the sentiment

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Mostly Men Class – A Really Quick & Easy Stamparatus Card

The final project of the Mostly Men Class was this easy Stamparatus Card. This project was the quickest of the 6 and it’s all because of the Stamparatus. If I hadn’t added the ribbon, or the extra sentiment, it would have been completed in about 2 minutes maximum! The key to this project is using

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Floral Essence and Perennial Birthday

For last week’s Card & Cuppa Class, it was the turn of the Floral Essence and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. The Floral Essence Stamp Set is part of a Bundle with the Perennial Flower Punch. A colour combination of Blushing Bride, Merry Merlot, Mossy Meadow and Whisper White work really well with this project. Petal

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Mostly Men Class – Just For You Card with Rooted in Nature

The penultimate project from my Mostly Men Class is this gorgeous Just For You Card. It’s a combination of Old Olive, Soft Suede, Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and Very Vanilla. The tree ‘cookie’ is stamped off several times to create a softer tone. Then the tree is stamped over the top. On a separate piece

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