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All Things Fall | Make-A-Card with Tasha

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Hey Crafty People, it’s Tasha again and I’m here with another Make-A-Card post. Autumn is my absolute FAVOURITE time of year and I really love making All Things Fall themed cards. This week, I paired some Autumnal shades of CP inks with the new Harvest Rainbow stamp set from Trinity Stamps’ latest release.   Creating a rainbow wash background… Peppermint Scrub Mandarin Spice Sauna Green Tea Eucalyptus I tapped each ink pad gently onto my glass mat, to give me … Read More

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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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One Layer, Clean & Simple, Doggy Design! | Make A Card with Tasha

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Hey Crafty People! It’s Tasha here, I’ve been away for some much needed R+R with my family and I’m back & raring to go with some more inspiration! I’ve wanted to use these gorgeous Dachshunds and their scooter for a hot minute! I’m so glad I finally made time to and I ended up with this; one layer, clean & simple, doggy design! 🥳   One Layer Cards*… I stamped each of the images I wanted to use from the … Read More

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Have a Beary Happy Birthday

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Hi I’m Lisa and I’m thrilled to be a guest designer for The Little Paper Tree for July. Today’s make is a Birthday card, to add to my stash as I love to have some on hand, using the adorable Sunshine Bee Designs Happy Bear stamp set.     Making the Background   I love it when a stamp set contains some itty bitty stamps, like the flowers in this set. I can use them with coloured ink pads to … Read More

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Places you’ll Flamingo Card by Katrina

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The flamingos on the Lawn Fawn stamp set Flamingo Together get me thinking about one of the items on my bucket list which is to visit Aruba. I decided to use this as inspiration for my card. Stamping I started the card by stamping some flamingos on to some Neenah cardstock. I coloured them using my Copic Markers, I did the same with the palm trees, cut them all out and put them to one side. Background Next I worked … Read More

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Llama Get Well Card by Sarah

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Know someone who’s having to take some time out to get well? Guaranteed their recovery will be that bit better if you put an interactive llama card in their hands! Think paper dolls with the little tabs on their clothes so you can mix and match outfits.   Process Stamp the cactus in a repeat pattern of offset rows on your card blank. Diecut the frame from the Arrow Mat Die and raise up on the card front on foam … Read More

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Trial and Error Thank You Card by Sarah

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One of my new year’s resolutions is to give myself more time to play with card designs so I can try out tricky, messy things without feeling pressed for time. Bring on the mixed media! Stamping & Embossing Stamp and heat emboss the largest mandala. There’s something magic about watching embossing powder transform to shiny as it reaches just the right temperature. Make sure to heat from below as well as above to minimise warping. Repeat with the next size … Read More

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Gold Hummingbird Card by Claire

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Hi everyone, Claire here again. It’s been so cold outside this week, the perfect weather for staying warm up in my craft room I say! I absolutely love colouring birds, of any kind, but this hummingbird is my new favourite. There are so many colour combos you could use on him. This time, I’ve gone with my favourites, blue, green and gold. Background I blended some Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide ink on a white piece of card, fading it out … Read More

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Fairy Lights Christmas Card By Sarah

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If you’re still undecided about Christmas card designs for this year, here’s one last one from me to help you choose. Process Cut a panel of black card to the width of your fairy lights stamp, and a height to leave an even border all the way round when you attach it to your card blank later. Stamp your fairy lights in embossing ink – I used a stamping press to keep them all level and evenly spaced. Sprinkle over … Read More

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Snow Globe Shaker Card by Laura

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Hello, crafty humans! Laura here and I’m up today with a Christmas shaker card using Snow Globe Die from Catherine Pooler. This amazing die comes with all the pieces you need to make snow globes on your cards! I’m also incorporating some of the leftovers from a previous postof mine (that had used the bokeh effect.) Waste not, want not! 😁   Let’s get started with today’s card. Stamping The Background FIrst I chose four of the designs included in … Read More

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