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Two floral shaker cards video tutorial by Jeni

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Hi, I just love the sentiments in the Blossoms & Thoughts stamp set by Catherine Pooler. I was aiming to make one shaker card, but coloured too many flowers and leaves for just one card.  You can watch the video tutorial here on the blog and find the written tutorial below.   If the video does not display, please click here to watch on our YouTube channel. Like this video? Please give it a big thumbs up (you can do this on … Read More

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Swinking with Date Night inks (and butterflies) slimline card by Jeni

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How gorgeous are the Date Night inks by Catherine Pooler?! This card is inspired by Tasha’s card last week but I wanted to change it up. I swink a rainbow background and use the same colours to stamp the butterflies from Just Soar. Like this video? Please give it a big thumbs up (you can do this on Youtube, right under the video) and share it with a crafty friend! Leave a comment too, we love hearing from you.   Written … Read More

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Focus on the background Holiday card by Verity

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Sometimes a stamp is so pretty it can take centre stage. But what about the background? You want to add a background but at the same time, you don’t want it to detract from the focal image. A great way to create a background is to add a textured background with simple stamping. You don’t need anything fancy, just a stamp and some ink. So let’s get started!   Creating a textured background with simple stamping: For this card, removed … 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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Flamingo Fun card by Elaine

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Hello lovely crafters! Hope everyone is well. Well, I’m back to share another make with you all. Hope you like it. Die Cutting First of all, I die cut 2 rectangles out of black and white card. Jeni has some fabulous Lawn Fawn rectangle dies in the shop. I then stamped the flamingo with a versafine black ink pad using the fabulous Catherine Pooler Stand Tall Stamps. Next, I added the grass and water using distress inks and a spritz … Read More

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Rainbow Clouds

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Hi, I have another rainbow card for you today showcasing the Rainbow Wishes stamp and die by Honey Bee Stamps.  Currently, there is a 30% off sale on all Honey Bee products – I hope I inspire you on how to use this stamp set.   I also have a corresponding video tutorial showing the process of this card which you can watch here.  But I wasn’t sure how to finish this card, so I left it on my desk … Read More

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Woodland Fox Scene Shaker Card by Jeni w/Video

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Hi, I have a scene shaker card using the new Woodland Fox stamp set by Sunshine & Bee Designs – my own stamp designs!!! There is a coordinating video up on YouTube too.  You can see this video by clicking HERE. Links to the products used at the end of this blog post.  I love all the stamp designs in this release, but Woodland Fox are my favourite (should I have favourites?)   Shaker Prep Firstly, I took two pieces … Read More

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Techniques for Working with Nuvo Gilding Flakes – Two Card Tutorials + Bonus Card! by Laura

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Hello, crafty friends! Laura, here, on the blog today sharing two very different cards I made using the bold and beautiful Cuddles and Hugs Stamp by Concord & 9th, along with a few different techniques for working with the stunning Nuvo Gilding Flakes. And, if you can stick with me, I have a bonus card at the end! Masculine Cards I created this first card design when a friend asked if I had a Valentine’s Day card that was “black … Read More

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Creating a background with one stamp

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Hi, I love all the stamps by Concord and 9th but I wanted to find a new way to use the flower center stamp from the Pretty Petals stamp set.   Background Stamping I decided to create my own background pattern.  First, I trim some smooth white Neenah card to 4.25″ x 5.5″ and started stamping.  Starting at the bottom of the card and worked out and up using different colours of ink by Hero Arts. I used Soft Pool … Read More

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One Stamp Three Cards

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The bauble stamp from the Festive Silhouettes stamp set must be my favourite.  I have used it to create three different Christmas cards.   Card One On this first card, I wanted to try heat embossing the stamp in white with a bold distress ink blended background. Stamping the bauble image with Versamark and added the white embossing powder, then used my heat gun to melt the powder. To create the background, I used my Mini Ink Blending Tool to … Read More

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