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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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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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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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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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Happy Forevering (Colorado Craft Company Lovely Legs)

Happy Forevering!

Cardmaking, Wedding Cards By 14th August, 2019 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a wedding card featuring the Colorado Craft Company Lovely Legs Happy Forevering stamp set. I haven’t used my coloured pencils for a while so this card was a perfect time to bring them out! These stamps have a lot of detail in terms of shading so are perfect to…

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Get Well Soon (Lawn Fawn)

Get Well Soon Card Trio with Lawn Fawn

Cardmaking, General Cards By 7th August, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a trio of get well soon cards, featuring the Get Well Soon Before ‘n After stamp set from Lawn Fawn. I have used the smaller stamps and some rainbow patterned papers from Lawn Fawn and Simple Stories to create some bright and cheery greetings! I started by stamping out the turtle,…

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Herd It's Your Birthday Card (Waffle Flower)

A Herd of Birthday Bunnies

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 31st July, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a cute little bunny birthday celebration! This uses three different sets – Starry Scene, We Herd and Essential Sentiments – from three different companies – Avery Elle, Waffle Flower and My Favorite Things – and was partly inspired by this set of cards from Yainea. It’s such a great and simple…

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Oh Deer! Birthday Card (Neat & Tangled)

Oh Deer! I’ve Missed Your Birthday!

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

Hello, I’m back again today over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a couple of my favourite Neat & Tangled sets. I was saddened to see the Oh Deer set is being retired, so be quick if you want it! I used this and the Lumberjack Love set to create these set of cards for belated birthday greetings. I…

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Avery Elle Tropical Peek-a-Boo Pals

Tropical Birthday Pals

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 17th July, 2019 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today for my usual weekly slot. I have a bright birthday card featuring the Avery Elle Peek-a-Boo Summer Pals set. Perfect for our recent summery weather! I started by stamping out the toucan, frog and flamingo (and their coordinating arms/legs/wings!) from the set with some MFT Extreme Black ink onto some blending…

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