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Birthday Blues for a Crossover Gatefold Card

Last week, it was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees. This Crossover Gatefold card is the card I sent. At my recent Fancy Folds Class, the attendees made a ‘standard’ Gatefold card, a post on that is coming soon. It is taken to a Crossover Gatefold through the addition of the interlocking

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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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BYO Stamps – Very Versailles with an added twist

Here’s another project from my recent BYO Stamps Class. All the projects I designed we around various spotlight techniques. This cards uses Very Versailles with an added twist. Very Versailles is a DistINKtive Stamp Set which have more detailed etching. I love the detail in the leaves. Using Blushing Bride, Sahara Sand and Soft Suede,

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Mystery Pack – A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

Last week’s Mystery Pack contained a kaleidoscope of butterflies. As well as these items, the recipients could use a list of permitted items. These were Wink of Stella, a sentiment, one inkpad and a sponge dauber, plus scissors and adhesives. Here is the project I made using the kit, plus Wink of Stella, a Sponge

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Card & Cuppa Plus – Leaves from Rooted in Nature

Today I’m sharing the final project I haven’t yet shown you from my face-to-face classes. Everything after this point will be from virtual sessions. This is from my Card and Cuppa Plus class and used the leaves from Rooted in Nature. I decided that this project should have a more masculine feel to it, so

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – A Trio of Purples

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class, I based the project on this one, but used a trio of purples instead. I used Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape, plus Purple Posy in place of Whisper White/Vanilla. For the background stamping, an image from the Gallery Grunge Stamp Set provided the detail. As with the other

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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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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Petal Washi Tape and Very Versailles

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I revisited the fabulous Petal Washi Tape from the Annual Catalogue. I hadn’t used this for a while, and it was sitting folornly on my desk, so I decided to give it an outing. It’s teamed here with the Very Versailles Stamp Set to create a vintage look.

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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 – More Painted Poppies

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class we used the Painted Poppies Bundle once more. This Bundle from the Mini Catalogue is so versatile and I have so many ideas for using it. As I had to cancel the Painted Poppies Papercrafting Class, I decided to use one of the project ideas I was planning

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