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BYO Stamps – Feathers and Splats

The second of my recent BYO Stamps class projects is this card with both feathers and splats. If you remember from yesterday’s card, the theme was all about using ‘splat’ images and drawing the eye. This any occasion project begins by masking a strip and stamping the splats from the Forever Fern Stamp Set. My

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Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Creating the Garden

For last week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa project, I chose creating the garden for the theme. This project uses a number of new die sets from the Annual Catalogue. A Soft Sea Foam base card and layer are a great background for the other colours. Gorgeous Grape and Highland Heather, plus two In Colors. The

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BYO Stamps – Field of Flowers Stamp Set with Butterflies

At last week’s BYO Stamps ZOOM session, I designed three cards all with a Soft Sea Foam Base Card and Mint Macaron Layer. Every card had a floral theme and the first one uses the Field of Flowers Stamp Set with Butterflies. My stamping is in Mint Macaron and Seaside Spray. I don’t think I’ve

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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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A Bunch of Bright Daisies

It’s great when I’m asked to create special cards. Especially when the recipient is a regular class attendee. This was a particularly interesting request as I was asked for THREE cards for a special Birthday for the same person! I know that the lucky lady loves yellows, oranges and bright colours, so I immediately headed

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Last Week’s Card & (Your) Cuppa – Butterflies in shades of green

At my previous Card & (Your) Cuppa sessions, I asked the attendees to tell me what sorts of projects they would like to make. Someone said that they liked greens, so here we have butterflies in shades of green. My colour combination is Soft Sea Foam, Pretty Peacock and Mint Macaron. The Soft Sea Foam

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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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Card & Cuppa PLUS – Spring Birthday

Last weekend I held my first Card & Cuppa PLUS class. At these classes, the attendees make 3 projects. The first project was this card that is perfect for a Spring Birthday. I chose Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody from the Brights Collection, then toned them down by teaming them with Very Vanilla. Using the

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Happy Birthday To You

It was the Birthday of one of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees recently, so I obviously made them a card. They are not a fan of random or grunge, preferring simple and ordered projects instead. The Happy Birthday To You Stamp Set in this year’s SAB offering was just perfect. I stamped the cake

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Painted Poppies Bundle

At last week’s Card & Cuppa sessions, we used more NEW products from the Mini Catalogue, the Painted Poppies Bundle. This Bundle contains the Painted Poppies Stamp Set and the Painted Labels Dies. What is even more fabulous is that by purchasing this Bundle, you can also receive a FREE SAB item. My colour combination

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