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Limiting Your Colour Palette | Make A Card with Tasha

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Hey crafty people! It’s Tasha and I’m back for my Make A Card series, and this week I’m offering up some inspiration and talking limiting your colour palette. I do love adding lots of colour to my projects, but sometimes it’s nice to strip that back and challenge oneself to do something completely different.   Ink Blending A Soft Background… I used the fabulous Cloud Border Slimline Stencil from Trinity Stamps, along with two of the inks from Catherin Pooler’s … Read More

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Making and Fixing Mistakes | Make A Card with Tasha

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Hey crafty people! It’s Tasha, and I’m back with some more Saturday Inspiration! I’m making and fixing mistakes using products from Trinity Stamps’ latest release. (I know, I know, I can’t put this stuff down, it’s SO GOOD!!) I was happily crafting away making my card for the week when the unthinkable happened…I majorly messed it up!!! So I thought I’d talk a little about the impulse to give in and just chuck it in the bin when we stuff … Read More

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Ink Blending A Rainbow | Make A Card with Tasha

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Hey crafty people, it’s Tasha and I’m back with some more inspiration to brighten your Saturday! Today I’m chasing the clouds away by ink blending a Rainbow.   As always you can see a fun Reels video of how this card came together over on Instagram, @handmadebytasha13 so be sure to check it out!     Ink Blending A Rainbow   I used the new Good Morning Sunshine layering stencils from Trinity Stamps again, along with a heap of inks … Read More

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Bold, Retro Birthday Card For Teens | with Tasha

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Hey crafty people! It’s Tasha, and I’m back with some more Saturday Inspiration! Today I’m using part of Catherine Pooler’s latest release, along with some restocked goodies! I ordered 3 items in my latest mini haul, and I tasked myself with using all 3 for today’s design! I ended up with this bold, retro Birthday card, which I think would be perfect for teens!   Simple Background… I used the brand new Sunburst Stripes Panel Die from Catherine Pooler’s April … Read More

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‘You Rock’ Mini Slimline Card | with Tasha

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Hey crafty people, and a happy Saturday! I’m back with some inspiration using the awesome ‘You Rock’ stamp & die sets from Trinity Stamps products to create a super trendy mini slimline card. As soon as I saw the You Rock stamp set from Trinity I knew I needed to have it! My husband is big into music and whilst he definitely sits on the Vinyl side of the fence, I knew that this would make an awesome card for … Read More

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Christmas watercolouring cards on textured card by Jeni

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  Hi, how are getting on with your Christmas card making? I seem to be taking my time and hope I don’t have to rush to get enough made.  I wanted to do some loose watercolouring over heat embossing and chose to use a heavy watercolour card. Both my stamped panels are 3.5 x 5.5″ and made from Canson XL watercolour card.   The Caroling Sentiments stamp set by Catherine Pooler has shaped sentiment stamps.  I chose this stamp set … Read More

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Good Things Ink Blended Panel Card

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Hi, I have a mouse and a few flowers left over from this card and instead of storing them with the Mouse House stamp, I decide to make a quick card straight away. I mostly use items that are already on my desk, and the full list of supplies is at the bottom of this post.   DIE CUTTING To start, I die cut the Good Things mini cover plate die twice from Bristol card.  From one piece I die … Read More

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Birthday Subway Art Card by Laura

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Hello, crafty friends! Laura here today, and I’ve got two cards to share with you. I originally bought the Catherine Pooler Happy Birthday Many Ways Stamp because you can never have enough birthday sentiments, am I right? But, when I really looked at the packaging, I realized it looked like subway art. You know, the art prints that use lots of words to create a beautiful design? I liked the idea so much I came up with two cards today!  … Read More

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Fluttering by to say…Hello!

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Hi everyone!  I’m Karen and I’m so happy to share my first blog post as a guest designer for The Little Paper Tree.  I have created a card using the beautiful butterflies from the Sunshine and Bee Designs “Fluttering By” stamp set. Preparing The Butterflies I stamped each of the butterfly designs once onto white heavy-weight cardstock using Momento Tuxedo Black alcohol-friendly ink and used my Winsor and Newton Promarkers to add some colour.  The colours I used were Cerise, … Read More

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Ombre Pencil Colouring on Solid Stamps

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Hi, I need to make some more thank you cards and I’m trying my best to stay away from more feminine colours.  The stamps in the Big Thanks stamp set are designed for solid stamping in coloured inks but I am a little obsessed with wanting to colour everything at the moment so had to find a way to colour with this stamp set.  There is a video tutorial for this card over at YouTube. SECOND GENERATION STAMPING To be … Read More

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