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Pootlers Blog Hop: Mini Catalogue Edition: Floating and Fluttering Double Diamond

Well we are back again – more inspiration to share and this time it is from the Mini Catalogue that went live last month and that we only have until June! Of course – I couldn’t resist this stamp and die set when I saw it… it was as if they created and named it… Continue reading Pootlers Blog Hop: Mini Catalogue Edition: Floating and Fluttering Double Diamond

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Step it up or Simplify: Fine Art Floral

Another design to show that this stamp set makes stunning cards both with and without the dies…. and with this paper coming for free with a £45 purchase what is not to love? My original uses Rococo Rose and Granny Apple Green to match with the oh so ombre paper – the additional use of… Continue reading Step it up or Simplify: Fine Art Floral

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Step it up or Simplify : Fine Art Floral

So today I’m showing another couple of ways to use the Fine Art Floral suite to create either a simple card or a ‘stepped up’ version, along with sharing some of the different colours that work so well with this suite. This is my original…simple tone on tone stamping with a small strip of DSP… Continue reading Step it up or Simplify : Fine Art Floral

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World of Good: Slimline Card using Nested Labels

I am almost at the end of the World of Good Suite projects now…. and this would work well with any regular shape – but is much easier to get the halves even with this shape! I do enjoy making my own backgrounds – the globe image works well for this card – or of… Continue reading World of Good: Slimline Card using Nested Labels

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Curvy Celebration: Asymmetric Card

Happy new year…. here’s to lots of new products – and this one uses the early release bundle that I shared a little while ago and have finally got around to filming how to make it… it was orginally going to be one of my customer tutorials, but I made a different project for them… Continue reading Curvy Celebration: Asymmetric Card

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Sparkle and Shine…for Stamp Around UK Video Hop

So the creative challenge this month for our Stamp Around UK Video hop is ‘Sparkle and Shine’ So hopefully you can see the sparkle and shine on these pretty cards? Can you spot the Wink of Stella, rhinestones, sparkly ribbon ? I had a lot of fun playing with the gorgeous Curvy Celebration bundle for… Continue reading Sparkle and Shine…for Stamp Around UK Video Hop

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Poinsettia Place: Simple and Elegant

Simple and elegant is what I was hoping to achieve with this card…. and another way to use your Poinsettia Place bundle without the dies, but instead using the Stitched Shapes – a great set of dies with nesting sizes of circles, ovals and squares – all with the lovely stitched edge detail. The card… Continue reading Poinsettia Place: Simple and Elegant

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Poinsettia Place: Mini Gold Hoop Wreath

Playing with Poinsettia Place again today – and this time the focus is on just the dies and the DSP. My original sample used the stamps too to stamp the petals before die cutting – but I think I prefer the one i made in my video with the die cut and embossed petals. Which… Continue reading Poinsettia Place: Mini Gold Hoop Wreath