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Stampin’ Up! Pop of Petals Colour Challenge

Hello! Today I’m playing along with the Global Design Project Colour Challenge. If you find yourself always using the same colour palette or you just need some crafty mojo! Then give a challenge a go! So I have to admit I’m a bit in love with the Buffalo Check Background stamp. Doesn’t it look gorgeous in Blackberry Bliss?? Truth be told, it looks fabulous in ANY colour. *TOP TIP* Stamp the Buffalo Check with a Stamparatus. Background stamps are BIG! […]

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Stampin’ Up! Tag Topper Punch Thank you gifts.

Tag Topper Thank you's

Hello When customers choose me as their demonstrator, I never take that for granted. Every order placed means a little gift from me. Either a product sample or a hand-stamped item. September orders receive this lovely chocolate treat. Credit to Mary Fish for the measurements. Here’s how to create your own: Using the Stampin’ Trimmer Cut Blackberry Bliss card at 5 1/2 x 2″ then score at 2 5/8ths + 2 7/8ths” Use the tag topper punch on both ends. […]

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Stampin’ Up! Colorful Seasons card

Hello! I was so excited to see the return of Blackberry Bliss in this year’s colour revamp but realised I hadn’t used it yet! I’m solving that problem today and also found out that it looks pretty smart indeed when paired with Garden Green. I suppose you could say this card has an autumnal feel but my aim was to make something sophisticated. I seemed to be going through a bit of a subtle colour palette phase and had been […]

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Flowering Fields Sketch challenge for #GDP026

Hi all I’m back with a sketch challenge! These are always a joy to take part in and also great to see all the beautiful projects other people come up with too. Global Design Project #026/ Sketch Challenge I used the Hello You Thinlits dies for the sentiment which I layered up to create a more 3D effect. The DSP layer is offset to show the Basic Black underneath. Here’s how to make it: Basic Black A4 cut in half […]

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Sketch challenge – Glitter is always good!

Hi all It’s sketch challenge time! CAS Colours and Sketches BlogChallenge #117 At first glance this sketch seemed pretty easy but when I started to think about my design I struggled for a while but luckily the creative juices started to flow when I chose my DSP for the left hand side of the card. Yes, I did use Blackberry Bliss….again! But I’ve tried to change up my usual style a little in the design. Built for Free Using: My […]

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Colour challenge – Stampin' Up! in colours

Hi all This week’s challenge is a colour challenge using some of the gorgeous Stampin’ Up! in colours. I decided to create a stamped background using these colours including some ‘stamping off’ to vary the intensity of the ink. CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #114 My entry Blackberry bliss is such a beautiful colour, I just had to make it the main feature of this card. Esther xx Built for Free Using: My Stampin Blog Please follow and […]

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There's always something to be thankful for

Hi all Today I’d like to show you a card I made inspired by a few things. First of all I wanted to include the Pansy punch because it’s in this weeks weekly deals (yay!) and the sentiment ‘There’s always something to be thankful for’ seemed to resonate as we enter into Lent. The colour pallet was inspired by Hello Honey, also in the weekly deals. The sentiment comes from the You brighten my day stamp set which you can […]

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Weekly deals – 3rd December 2014

Hello all I have some fabulous weekly deals to share with you all today: Perfect for all you embossing fans. The Texture embossing machine would make a great Christmas gift for the crafter in your life (or you!) and affordable enough to add an embossing folder or 2.  The Lucky Stars embossing folder is one of my all time faves and I use it on so many projects. I think it looks especially beautiful on this Curvy Keepsake box which I […]

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