Creative Colour Challenges #15 with Blossoms in Bloom

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I’ve chosen the Blossoms in Bloom stamp set to create my card using these colours.

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

The design is very simple to recreate.

I added some ribbon behind the sentiment which I cut using the Label Me Fancy punch, then finished off with some rhinestones.

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Neutrals!

Good Morning Everybody,

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

This month our theme is Neutrals!

Please stop by everyone else in the hop to see theirs projects…. Like, Comment and Subscribe!

Heather – Stamp with Nellie

Jill – Paper Daisy Crafting

Gez – Nigezza Creates

And here is my project!

I love this card for the gentleman in our lives and the sentiment is great to send to friends who don’t celebrate Christmas!

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

A touch of ink over the embossing adds some definition. This step is totally optional!

The layout works well with the other neutral colours, and could be adapted for a more traditional colour scheme too.

This version uses a Sahara Sand base and Early Espresso ink for the sentiment. I introduced some black with the layer, ribbon and embellishments!

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.

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

Product List

Creating a Snowy Background using a Decorative Mask

Hello Everyone,

I love this collection of decorative masks and I’ve this one a few times now.

My idea this time is to layer the design with different coloured inks. The colour combination is from this month’s @sucolorchallenge on Facebook!

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

I can see this technique working with various colour combinations. What colours would you choose?

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Using Punches to Create Pretty Floral Cards

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is all about punches! They are quick and easy to use and even better, some coordinate with stamps too.

I’m using two different flowers from the Sweet Strawberry and Flowers of Friendship stamp sets.

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

The colour combination is inspired by a recent challenge that I missed out on participating in. It’s so pretty!

The vellum doilies create an interesting backdrop for the layout. They can be coloured to match your project too!

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #9 with Poinsettia

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I’m working with the Poinsettia Petals stamp set and coordinating Poinsettia dies.

The Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz have a Christmas feel.

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

I love the watercolour effect from the Wink of Stella glitter brush.

The sentiment is so pretty in the Gorgeous Grape ink and the embossed dots from the Hippo and Friends die.

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #8

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I have made my card using the Very Versailles stamp set. The muted colours lent themselves to a vintage look, so I stamped on to Very Vanilla cardstock.

Second generation ink softens the images and adding some ink around the edges gives an aged feel.

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

The Real Red ribbon and sentiment introduces a pop of colour to the design.

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Using the Merriest Frames Hybrid Embossing Folder

Hello Everyone,

I designed this card using a Facebook colour challenge …

  • Night of Navy
  • Soft Sea Foam
  • Calypso Coral

I have combined this with showing again how to use the wonderful Merriest Frames hybrid embossing folder.

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

I really love how this turned out using this colour combination!

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #7 featuring Forever Fern

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I used the Forever Fern stamp set for my project. I just love leaves, and thought the colours had the feel of the change from Summer into Autumn….

You can see how I made my cards from start to finish in my video tutorial…..

I wonder which colour card base you like best?

The smaller panel shows more of the base card colour changing the look of the design.

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #6 with Floral Squares Dies

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I decided to try a slim line style card for something a bit different to my usual style.

I used the Floral Squares dies to make my card, and there’s no stamping!

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

Here’s the original sample, swapping the Crushed Curry and Blushing Bride portions.

Do you have a 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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #5 with Layering Hugs

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I had no idea how I was going to make these colours work. It certainly helped that there was a Neutral included.

I rested on using the Layering Hugs dies to create my design.

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

I didn’t stop there. I ended up making 4 cards in total. They were so easy to make!

The cards look so different when the coloured cardstock is used as a card base…

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 PBNW9JZN 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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #4 with Blossoms in Bloom

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

I have used the Blossoms in Bloom stamp set with the Dragonfly Garden Bundle for my project.

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

I love how these cards turned out!

This is the Rich Razzleberry version…

Can you pick a 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 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

Product List

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

Product List

Creative Colour Challenges #3 featuring the Artistically Inked stamp set

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is for teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more and participate HERE

This was certainly a challenge and got me thinking hard about what to make. I was pleased with the results!

I used the Artistically Inked stamp set for my project… I really need to use this more often.

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

Which version of this card do you like best?

Here’s a close up of the original sample!

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

Product List

Colour & Contour Colour Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

I’ve made this card for the September #sucolourchallenge!

I chose to use the Colour &Contour bundle with this fresh, Spring/Summer palette…

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

The Stitched Greenery die creates a beautiful background that compliments the rest of the design….

The paper trimmer came in handy to cut a panel for the centre of the die cut.

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

Product List

Merriest Moments Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

There’s a little team challenge going on at the moment, and it’s my favourite kind…. A colour challenge!

  • Highland Heather
  • Flirty Flamingo
  • Mint Macaron

I decided to try and use some of my new supplies to make my card.

Who said Christmas has to be red and green?

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

I used a cluster of tiny pearls for the centres of the flowers.

Which card is your favourite?

Here is the Mint Macaron version.

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

Product List

Inspire.Create.Challenge #097 – Colour Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

It’s time for a new Inspire.Create.Challenge! And this time it’s a colour challenge, my personal favourite!

The design team have provided some inspiration cards which you can see over on the blog post.

I have chosen to work with the Flowers of Friendship bundle for my project, opting for a clean and simple layout!

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

The flowers have been enhanced with Wink of Stella glitter and some Elegant Faceted Gems!

Here’s a close up of the stepped up version that I feature in my tutorial!

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

Product List

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.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

https://fresh.inlinkz.com/js/widget/load.js?id=a8b40ada7693d64e5923

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

Product List

Monday Colour Challenge Finale featuring Colour & Contour

Hello Everyone,

This is the last Monday Colour Challenge for time being…. I hope you enjoyed the series!

Our colours this week are;

  • Crumb Cake
  • Bermuda Bay
  • Blushing Bride

I’ve pulled out Colour and Contour to make the card and tried something different with the layout!

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

Some Wink of Stella on the blooms adds a hint of colour from the line art and some sparkle too!

The card takes on a different look when the colours are used differently!

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

Product List

Monday Colour Challenge with the Flower Market Die

Hello Everyone,

This week’s Monday Colour Challenge is…..

  • Early Espresso
  • Crushed Curry
  • Crumb Cake

Despite the muted palette, I wanted to make something feminine and pretty!

This card also gave me the opportunity to use the Flower Market Die….

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

Changing the colour of the card base completely changed how the finished card looks!

Here’s a close up of the original sample…

Which one is your 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 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

Product List