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Herd It's Your Birthday (Waffle Flower, Lawn Fawn)

We ‘herd’ it’s your birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 13th November, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m taking a break from the Christmas cards today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with this punny set of birthday cards featuring the ‘We Herd’ stamp from Waffle Flower. Paired with some Lawn Fawn Watercolour Wishes Patterned Paper (this is my favourite paper besides the rainbow pack and is back in stock right now!), you can customise the card…

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Peace, Love and Joy Reindeer (MFT)

Peace, Love and Joy Reindeer Scenes

Christmas Cards By 6th November, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with some more Christmas inspiration. It’s an MFT week for me and at first I thought I was going to have to bin these backgrounds before they ever made it to a card base. Sometimes, you just have to keep going and it turns out okay in the end! I used…

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Bear Hugs (Mama Elephant)

Simple Backgrounds for CAS Cards

Cardmaking, General Cards, Thank You Cards By 30th October, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

More often recently I am finding I am creating cards that move towards the CAS – clean and simple – style. Lots of white space, one layer and perhaps one central image. Sometimes, just adding a simple shaped background can frame your central image and create a focal point. Today, I used the Mama Elephant Fuzzy Hugs stamp set, two sentiment sets…

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Penguin Parade (Mama Elephant, MFT)

It’s a Penguin Parade!

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards By 16th October, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

I say this every time Mama Elephant come out with one of these sets, but I love the new Penguin’s Waddle stamp set. They are so great for practicing your colouring and you have a scene card created without much effort. I’m sharing this festive themed card over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today! I started out with the…

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Wild for You: Comic Book Style!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring By 9th October, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I love the idea of your cards telling a story – a collection of ‘scenes’ if you like – and the comic book style is a great way of doing this. Today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog, I chose two jungle/safari sets from Lawn Fawn, Wild for You and Critters on the Savanna, to create an assortment of scenes….

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Snow Friends Christmas Scene Card (Mama Elephant)

Snow Friends One Layer Scene

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards By 2nd October, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with this one layer winter scene featuring the Snow Friends stamp set from Mama Elephant’s latest release. I have really been into creating one layer scenes recently so I wanted to keep the design simple so the colouring would stand out. I started out by planning out my scene so I knew…

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Birthday Gnomes (Lawn Fawn)

Happy Gnome Birthday

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 25th September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a happy little gnome birthday card! This one kind of reminds me of Gnomeo and Juliet. I used a bunch of Lawn Fawn products and the Oh Gnome! and Big Scripty Words stamp sets to create this scene card. I started off by stamping out the gnomes, toadstools, flowers…

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Heffy Doodle Stamptember Simon Says Stamp Collab

Simon Says Stamp & Heffy Doodle Collaboration Set: Filled With Love

Christmas Cards By 21st September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Are you ready for the big reveal? Lesley of Heffy Doodle and Simon Says Stamp collaborated to create this wonderful Stamptember set, Filled With Love! It’s only available whilst stocks last over on the US-based Simon Says Stamp website (sorry to all you UK viewers!) so go grab it quick if you want it! For me, stockings are always hung…

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Happily Ever Crafter (Heffy Doodle)

Happily Ever Crafter

Cardmaking, Wedding Cards By 20th September, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back over on the Heffy Doodle blog today with a card I’ve been waiting to share with you for a while. One of my best friends got married earlier this month and I made this especially for her and her husband. There’s nothing like being able to customise a wedding card to match the bride and groom and…

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Birthday Blooms (Concord & 9th)

Birthday Blooms

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 18th September, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with one of my favourite floral sets: Concord & 9th’s Grateful for Everything. I have used this set multiple times but never get bored of colouring or creating differently themed cards. Today, it’s a birthday card and I’ve paired it with the MFT Bitty Birthday Wishes set for a great…

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Big Bold Rose Sympathy Card (Colorado Craft Company)

Big & Bold Rose

Cardmaking, General Cards By 11th September, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with this big, bold and beautiful rose sympathy card featuring the Colorado Craft Company Big & Bold Sympathy Friendship Rose set. By now you know I’m all about the alcohol marker colouring, and this set is really fantastic for practising. I felt like this should be a no-line colouring card…

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Fairy Much (Heffy Doodle)

Thank you Fairy much!

Cardmaking, Thank You Cards By 6th September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back over on the Heffy Doodle blog today with this tooth fairy card featuring the Absotoothly Awesome stamp set. As soon as I saw this set I had this scene in mind, so this one is dedicated to Snow as a thank you for embellishing the idea! I started out by stamping two of the fairies, two crowns…

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Picture Perfect Photo Cards (Lawn Fawn, My Favorite Things)

Picture Perfect Photo Cards

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 4th September, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a set of cards featuring the MFT Picture Perfect set. Combined with the Lawn Fawn Say Cheese, Again die, these cards are a great way to practice your alcohol marker colouring and put a smile on the recipient’s face! I started off by stamping out four of the images…

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Out of this World Spaceship Scene

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 28th August, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

Hello. I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a card that’s a little more masculine. I needed a spaced themed card with a birthday greeting and I’ve never done a galaxy background with my alcohol markers before so I thought it was time to give it a try! I started out by stamping the spaceman and a bunch…

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Hey Honey Happy Bee-day (Sugar Pea Designs, MFT)

Hey Honey – Happy Bee-day!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 21st August, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today. I love the Hey Honey set from Sugar Pea Designs and teamed with the MFT Meant to Bee set, I made a handful of different Bee-Day cards. I started out by stamping the bear, hive and bees the Hey Honey set in some MFT Extreme Black Ink onto some blending…

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