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Astronautical Birthday!

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 1st May, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with another challenge: a masculine birthday card. Like many, I struggle with not reaching for the cute critters and bright rainbow colours. So I went back to my comfort zone and created a scene I could colour in! I used the Avery Elle Astronauts stamp set to create this celebratory space…

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Happy Bee-Day

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 16th April, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Hello crafters. I hope everyone is keeping well. It is good to set ourselves a challenge in these times so I’m continuing with my ‘no-colouring’ series with this set of birthday cards featuring the Sugar Pea Designs Hey Honey stamp set and some Lawn Fawn Simple Puffy Clouds dies. These are really simple to create and mass produce if you’re in need of…

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Sending Rainbows with Avery Elle

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 3rd April, 2020 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Hello, I’m back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog. With all the events going on in the world today, I’m bringing you some rainbows to brighten up your day. These cards feature the Avery Elle All About Us stamp set, are really simple to make and *shock horror for me!* they do not involve any colouring whatsoever! And as…

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Flying By with a Really High Five

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking By 20th March, 2020 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Hello, I’m on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today with a one layer scene card featuring the Lawn Fawn Really High Five stamp set and some Copic colouring! This idea has been in my head since I first saw this set. Sometimes these scenes can seem daunting, so I’ve broken it down for you into some easy steps. I…

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It’s a RAWR-y Dino-mite Birthday

Birthday Cards, Cardmaking, Colouring By 6th March, 2020 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a duo of bright and happy birthday cards. Mixed with a couple of stash favourites, the Avery Elle RAWR dino-themed stamp set is perfect for creating birthday cards for little boys (or anyone who loves a dinosaur or two!). The first design is more CAS (Clean and Simple), with a…

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Santa Bear Christmas Card (Avery Elle)

Christmas Wishes from a Santa Bear

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards By 4th December, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m back on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today with this cute, clean and simple one layer Christmas card featuring the Santa Bear stamp set from Avery Elle. I really am loving these simple designs as I get to practice my colouring and use some of those Christmas sets that haven’t gotten as much use as they probably should…

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Colouring Cards: Avery Elle Christmas Kids

Cardmaking, Christmas Cards By 27th November, 2019 Tags: , , , No Comments

I’m back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a simple design for those last minute Christmas cards. Just in case anyone is panicking that we have less than a month till Santa! Stamps like the Avery Elle Christmas Kids set are perfect for these type of scene cards. I have two versions of this card with slightly different…

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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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