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Jawsome Birthday Tank Card

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 22nd May, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m back today with a fun underwater scene card combining two Lawn Fawn stamp sets: Duh Nuh and You Are Sublime. An extra layer of acetate makes it more tank-like! I started out by stamping the characters from both sets in some MFT Extreme Black ink onto some blending cardstock. I then coloured them in with my alcohol markers, keeping to bright greens, oranges and…

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Big Rainbow Thanks

Cardmaking, Thank You Cards By 15th May, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I have a series of cards today that were prompted by my ever-growing patterned paper stash. Making multiple variations of a simple design like this one can definitely help reduce the stash and gain you a stash of thank you cards. The Concord & 9th Big Thanks die is a perfect centre piece. I chose one of the gorgeous papers from the Simple…

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Lovely Legs Get Well Soon: Part 2

Cardmaking, General Cards By 8th May, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back for part two of my Colorado Craft Company celebration! This is the second post featuring the Lovely Legs Get Well Soon stamp set. Last week I used watercolours and this week I’ll be using my alcohol markers. These lovely legs stamps are perfect for practicing your colouring in any medium and create some simple but gorgeous cards! Alcohol markers…

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Lovely Legs Get Well Soon: Part 1

Cardmaking, General Cards By 1st May, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m celebrating the new to SHC brand, Colorado Craft Company, with a two-part post featuring the Lovely Legs Get Well Soon stamp set. This week I’m using watercolours and next week I’ll be using my alcohol markers. These lovely legs stamps are perfect for practicing your colouring in any medium and create some simple but gorgeous cards! I have two different cards…

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Floral Mermaid: Flora and Fauna

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 24th April, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

One of the bonuses of having a sort out of your stamps is that you find some older sets that perhaps you didn’t get quite as much use out of them that you should. My friend Lesley Oman (owner of Heffy Doodle and HungryHeffy) often plays Stamp Roulette to give the muse a few prompts with some unusual combinations. Now…

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Let’s Shellabrate!

Birthday Cards By 19th April, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

Hello! I’m over on the Heffy Doodle blog today with this watercoloured, underwater scene card featuring the Oceans of Love stamp set. Imagine walking through one of those tunnels in the aquarium and all the fish are swimming around you – that was what I was aiming for! I started out by stamping all the ocean creatures from the Oceans…

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Just a Bunny’s Hop

General Cards By 17th April, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Easter is just a bunny’s hop away (hehe) so my card today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog is full of bunnies! These Mama Elephant sets feature quite a bit in my card designs as they are perfect for practicing your colouring, and this Bunny’s Hop set is perfect for this time of year. I started out by stamping this…

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Super Birthday: Comic Book Style

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 5th April, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

I have a super fun project to share with you today over on the Heffy Doodle blog featuring the Superdudes stamp set from Heffy Doodle and the exclusive not-yet-released Rescue Dogs set (comes free with orders over £30). I love this style, playful theme and the bright colours! I started out by stamping the Super Lady, the shooting stars, lightening…

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Bunny Antics

Cardmaking, General Cards By 3rd April, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

Hello, all. Spring is definitely in the air here and it’s getting close to Easter so my card today over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog is inspired by some cute little bunnies from the Lawn Fawn Some Bunny stamp set. It’s not quite the right time of year here to be harvesting carrots, but that doesn’t stop these little…

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Dragon Family

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 27th March, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

My card today over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog is inspired by those fun-loving dragons from a rocky town called Berk! I love these cute little dragons from the Mama Elephant sets Me and My Dragon and Dragon Wishes. I stamped this family of dragons out with some MFT Extreme Black Ink onto some blending cardstock. I actually only…

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Hello Foxy

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, General Cards By 20th March, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, happy Wednesday! I’m back over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with this bright and foxy card featuring the Waffle Flower Be Her stamp set. I have a relative who loves foxes and her birthday is just around the corner! I started out by stamping the cute little fox from the set onto some blending cardstock with some Copic-friendly…

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Rawrsome Party!

Cardmaking By 13th March, 2019 No Comments

It’s a Rawrsome party today over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog! I love this new Rawrsome stamp set from Lawn Fawn and these cute little dinos are having a party! I started out by ink blending the background with my two favourite colours of Distress Oxide inks: Salty Ocean and Mowed Lawn. I created a gradient in the top…

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Oh Gnome!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 6th March, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with this cute little ‘sorry I forgot your birthday’ gnome card featuring the new Lawn Fawn ‘Oh Gnome!’ set. I have a couple of friends who love gnomes and have their birthdays within a few days of each other, so I’m preparing in advance to forget to send them a card!…

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Just a Wild Note to Say…

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 27th February, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Happy Wednesday! I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today with this cute little birthday scene card featuring the Wild Ones stamp set from Neat & Tangled and a couple of Lawn Fawn and MFT products. I started out by stamping the giraffe, monkey, tortoise and bird from the Neat & Tangled Wild Ones set with some MFT…

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Congrats From All of Us

Cardmaking, Congratulations Cards By 20th February, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

It’s a much nicer temperature this Wednesday as compared to the last couple of weeks! Today I have a card I’m sharing over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog featuring the new Avery Elle All of Us stamp set. I love the Mama Elephant cats, dogs and snowmen of a similar design, so this was a welcome addition to my…

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