Colour Combo Blog Hop October

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog today featuring my entry in this month’s Colour Combo Blog Hop!

Be sure to hop through the other projects in the hop by clicking the button at the bottom of this post!

I’ve chosen the Artistically Inked bundle for my project. I love the distinctive stamps, they make watercolour style backgrounds so much easier!

Basic Gray makes a perfect neutral base card for the design, making the accent colours pop!

Swapping the way the colours are used gives a different look, using the same products!

Click below to see the next project made by Annette…..

I hope you enjoyed this project.

You can see the video tutorial for this project HERE!

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Ink Stamp Share – September Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog this afternoon… Today I’m hopping with a whole host of crafters from all over the world.

Please be sure to pay them all a visit and leave some encouraging comments!

How can I resist a colour challenge! The hop this month is challenging creators to use this gorgeous palette!

I decided to work with florals. One of favourite bundles this year is Flowers of Friendship… Perfect for this challenge.

The subtle Petal Pink and Soft Sea Foam provided a soft back drop to the deeper colours I used as the focal point of the card.

Wink of Stella glitter and basic rhinestones add some sparkle too.

This was my original sample as another idea of how these colours can be used together.

Hop to Polly’s project by clicking below …

*****Roll Call*****

Roll Call

Dana Sullivan

Libby Fens

Kirsty Pattrick

Sue McDonald

Jenn Charles

Kim Price

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Gez Carpenter

Laura Mackie

Jill Chapman

Angie McKenzie

Annette Ball

Karen Egan

The Stamping Ground

Mo Rootes

Tricia Butts

Verity Pursglove

Polly Crouch

Stephanie Nash

Rochelle Laird-Smith

Victoria Littlewood

Annette Elias

Cheryl Taylor

I hope you enjoyed this project.

You can see the video tutorial for this project by clicking here!

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK Blog Hop – Halloween

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we all creating Halloween themed projects!

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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I’ve made a simple set of Halloween greeting cards using the Cute Halloween designer series paper.

The monochromatic design allows some freedom to add some fun colours as accents.

In this case I’ve used Highland Heather to stamp the greeting and little bats from the Little Delights Stamp Set.

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial….

The Highland Heather ribbon adds texture and helps tie together the overall design.

I made these samples with the other multi coloured side to the papers.

This time I stamped the sentiment in Pumpkin Pie and Old Olive and used the black and white gingham ribbon.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Thank You!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop. The theme this month is “Thank You”!

You can see the other projects in this hop by clicking on the names below, or scroll through using the Next button at the bottom of this post!

Gez

Jill

Heather

My project features the Little Delights Stamp Set. This is a lovely set for all occasions.

I’ve tried something different with the layout of these cards, choosing to wrap the ribbon from top to bottom.

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial….

Using a white cards base kept the design light and fresh.

The Genial Gems were the perfect finishing touch for this card.

I used the Wonderful Gems on the yellow card.

This sample uses So Saffron, Bumblebee and Cinnamon Cider inks.

Click here to move on to Gez’s project!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code YKD92HEX when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK Blog Hop – Keeping it Simple!

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Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we all “keeping it simple”!

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I have chosen to work with the Beautifully Penned Designer Series Paper. This is one of the fabulous papers you can earn during Sale-a-bration! This coordinates with the Hand Penned Petals Suite in the Annual Catalogue too!

I put this with the Biggest Wish stamp set which is great versatile set for beginner cardmakers!

You can see how I made these cards in my video tutorial….

I picked out three different ribbons to compliment the cards. Of course you don’t NEED to use all three, but this shows you some options. I kept it simple by tying knots rather than bows.

Whilst the black and white, monochromatic look suits the paper, just look what happens when you introduce a coloured card base!

This is Melon Mambo….

And these are Coastal Cabana and Granny Apple Green. All are in the Brights colour family.

Here are the cards I make in my video ….

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Pootlers Video Hop – New Product Showcase – Merry Snowflakes!

Hello Everyone,

I’m showcasing some new products in a You Tube Video Hop today! There are a number of ladies in our team participating, it would be great if you would take the time to view their channels, like and subscribe!

You can start with my video tutorial featuring the Merry Snowflakes bundle…..

I love the emboss resist technique. It’s simple to do but so effective!

I’d love to know which card is your favourite!

For this sample I used Blushing Bride, Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code YESHEZSG when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Sale-a-bration!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

Our theme this month is Sale-a-bration! If you don’t know already, this is one of the biggest Stampin’ Up! sale events of the year … And this year we have this summer event too!

Everyone in the hop today will be featuring at least one of the FREE products you can earn during the Sale-a-bration event.

You can see those projects using the links below or scroll through using the “next” button;

Jill Chapman -Paper Daisy Crafting

Gez Carpenter- Nigezza Creates

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

I’m working with the wonderful Summer Shadows dies which coordinate with the Shaded Summer stamp set from the Annual Catalogue, and throwing in some Be Dazzling speciality papers.

The flowers are layered with vellum and Gray Granite card stock.

The sequins are added to the card with multipurpose glue and the Take Your Pick tool.

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial…..

I love the Metallic Mesh Ribbon for texture!

Here is my original sample using a white on white technique!

Which is your favourite?

Click below to move on to Jill’s blog!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code YESHEZSG when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK July Blog Hop – Colour Challenge!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we are all creating projects using these delicious colours!

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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My project features the In Symmetry stamp set. This is a great set for beginner stampers too!

I’ve added some jaunty layers behind the topper using a vellum doily and a scrap of Sweet Symmetry designer series paper.

The vellum doilies can be coloured very effectively with Stampin’ Blends markers to coordinate with the project!

Which combo do you like best?

Here’s a close up of the original sample!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial HERE

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Birthday Theme

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

You will find links to the projects made by Jill, Heather and Gez at the bottom of this post…. It would be great if would stop by their blogs too!

Our theme is “birthday” – I’m sure the ladies will have some great ideas for this theme, but I’m sticking to a pretty floral card!

My card features the Art Gallery stamp set and coordinating dies.

I’ve also thrown in some embossing to add interest to the background.

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial…

A touch of ink rubbed over the embossing with a blending brush emphasises the texture!

This sample was made with Mango Melody and Mossy Meadow….

Which do you like best?

Project Share July Roll Call

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates

Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting

I hope you enjoyed my project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code QACFP2SJ when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Retiring Favourites

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

The January to June Mini catalogue will end retiring at the end of the month so our theme is “Retiring Favourites“.

Click through the other projects using the links at the bottom of this post!

I wonder what you would choose to work with? I’d love to know!

My choice, is Vine Design.

Beautiful, simple to use stamp set with stunning dies to go with it… And it is currently on sale so don’t miss your chance to get hold of this one!

I’ve teamed it with new in colours and carried over Stitched So Sweetly dies to create this clean and simple design.

You can see how I made my card in my video tutorial…

I used the other flowers and sentiments to make these Polished Pink and Pale Papaya versions.

Which is your favourite?

Click here to see Jill’s project…

Project Share June Roll Call

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Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code QACFP2SJ when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK Blog Hop – Milestone Birthday!

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Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. The theme this month is Milestone Birthday!

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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My project uses the Elegantly Said designer series paper with the Nothings Better Than stamp set and coordinating dies.

It took me some time to decide on how to tackle this theme but overall I was happy with the outcome.

I have layered the designer series paper with the fabulous foil which adds some real luxury to the card. It is for a special occasion after all.

The colouring used both the stamp set and Stampin’ Blends markers.

You can see how I made the card in my video tutorial….

I didn’t need the square piece that I used on the original sample.

Which layout is your favourite?

The additional sentiment on this card is from Brushed Blooms and heat embossed in gold.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Project Share Project Blog Hop – Cheers!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to The Project Share Project blog hop. This month’s theme is “Cheers!”

Click on the names below to see all the other projects in the hop, or use the next button at the bottom of this post!

Heather

Gez

Jill

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I chose this fun stamp set to work with to make this bright citrussy card!

A combination of two step stamping and Stampin’ Blends were used to colour the yummy cocktails!

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial….

Wink of Stella added some sparkle to the ice cubes.

This is my original sample using less of the cocktail glasses to create extra white space!

Continue hopping by clicking below!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code F2QFV2PT when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK Blog Hop – Sketch Challenge with Peony Garden Designer Series Paper

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we have a sketch challenge to play with.

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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I’ve chosen to work with the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper for this sketch challenge!

Stitched Rectangle dies were used to cut the smaller pieces, but this could easily be done with a trimmer too.

The Oval Occasions stamp set and coordinating punch was used to add the sentiment.

Some ribbon adds texture to the design.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Floral Theme with Bloom and Grow

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

This month our theme is floral!

You can see the projects from the rest of the PSP gang by clicking on their names below!

Jill

Gez

Heather

I chose the Bloom and Grow stamp set to create my project.

The images are fantastic for colouring with Stampin’ Blends.

This stamp set is retiring, so get it while you can… When it’s gone it’s gone!

You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial….

The softer colour palette gives the design a completely different look.

Here’s a close up of the original card!

Click below to move on to Heather’s project…

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code F2QFV2PT when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Inspire.Create.Challenge #086 – Anything Goes!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog! It’s time for another Inspire.Create.Challenge.

The rest of the design team have made some wonderful samples as inspiration. You can see them here.

Why not give it a go? We’d love to see your creations!

It’s funny, I could make whatever I wanted for this challenge, but somehow that made it harder to decide what to use!

In the end, I chose the Delicate Petals bundle. This set makes incredibly detailed dimensional florals.

The background was easier to stamp than it looks.

I used the Lovely Labels Pick a Punch to cut the sentiment.

A matte black dot completed the card!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code UYZ33U2J when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Black & White

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

This month’s theme is Black & White!

You can see the rest of the projects by clicking on their names below!

Gez

Jill

Heather

I used this wonderful bundle called Best Year. The stamp set has sentiments for all year round.

The dies are easy to use. It only takes a few minutes to release all the tiny details.

You can have lots of fun with colour combinations too!

See how I made this card in my video tutorial….

The bold sentiment was die cut with a Stitched Rectangle die and a few pearls completed the card.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code UYZ33U2J when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Pootlers Blog Hop – Mini Catalogue Products!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to our Mini Catalogue blog hop.

You will find loads of ideas to use your new mini catalogue products, just follow the links by clicking on the blue button below! There are two pages of links so be to check them all!

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I chose to make my project using these fantastic products!

The Stitched with Whimsy dies added stunning detail to my background layer. The set has 6 dies, 3 squares and 3 rectangles!

The layer was matted with black cardstock. Daffodil Delight ribbon was added before adhering to a Daffodil Delight card base with dimensionals.

The Delicate Petals bundle has some beautiful stamps, but the dies are amazing! The dimensional flowered were easy to create with Basic White and Daffodil Delight cardstock. The stitched lacy details are incredible.

Soft Sea Foam ink was used to stamp over the background too.

The sentiment was stamped in Daffodil Delight ink. This fitted nicely in the Double Oval punch. I love the wavy edge rather than a scallop.

I used the Black Matte Dots for the centres which pulled in the black layering. The matte finish makes these perfect for male cards too.

Here’s a close up of those stitched details!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code UYZ33U2J when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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InspireINK Blog Hop – Everything New!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we are focussed on all the brand new products that became available on 5th January!

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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I chose to work with the Springtime Joy stamp set and the Oval Occasions bundle to create an oh so cute and bright birthday card!

The sweet little lamb was coloured with Stampin’ Blends, but of course, there are other colouring mediums to choose from. I did go back to a favourite staple item in the Stitched So Sweetly dies.

I used the new blending brushes to add Flirty Flamingo ink to the background using a mask.

Gray Granite ink was used for the sentiment, which I punched with the fabulous coordinating Double Oval punch. This was layered with Flirty Flamingo over some white twine loops.

The new Pastel Pearls were the perfect finishing touch to the design, and I couldn’t resist a bit of Wink of Stella on the flowers!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Pootlers Blog Hop – Sale-a-bration 2021

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to our Sale-a-bration blog hop.

You will find loads of ideas to use your free products, just follow the links by clicking on the blue button below!

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I’m working with this amazing paper pack called Flower and Field. The pack has two each of six double sided designs, there’s something for the guys too!

I call these inside out cards. I’ve use both sides to make each card!

I added a sentiment from the A Touch of Ink stamp set, (also free!) using a coordinating ink colour!

I think this one is my favourite!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code W7ZJNXEV when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Project Share Project Blog Hop – Sale-a-bration!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

This month everyone is making their projects using Sale-a-bration products. These can be earned with qualifying orders beginning on 5th January, but, as demonstrators, we were able to get hold of ours early!

Links to the other projects in this blog hop are listed below, or click the next button at the bottom of this post!

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates

I chose to work with the Touch of Ink stamp set…

See how I made my card in my video tutorial….

The vellum layer diffuses the background!

Wink of Stella is the perfect finishing touch!

Here are all the other colours I used, Balmy Blue, Daffodil Delight, Highland Heather and Blushing Bride.

Which is your favourite?

Click the button to move to the next project!

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

If your order is less than £150, use the Hostess Code W7ZJNXEV when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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