Creating Backgrounds with the Artistic Mix Masks

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card project is all about the background. This is so easy to do with the Artistic Mix masks and totally customisable for the needs of the project!

The masks overlay each other to create the design, but could equally be used individually.

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

I added simple sentiments accented with Stylish Shapes die cuts.

This version uses Sahara Sand and Starry Sky inks for a more masculine look.

Which colour combination would you use?

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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #119 – 2022 In Colours!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog post today showcasing my Design Team project for the new Inspire.Create.Challenge.

This time we have a colour challenge…

Stop by the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog to see all the Design Team projects and upload your entry. We’d love to see your creations.

I have chosen to work with the Sending Smiles bundle.

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

Some ink blending on the card layer and die cut or punch out lifts the background.

I pulled out a cute new punch for the sample in the video as an alternative to the die cut!

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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Creative Colour Challenges #41 with the Alphabest Bundle

Hello Everyone,

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

Find out more and participate HERE

I was looking for some colour inspiration to make another version of this card design featuring the Alphabest Bundle.

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

The Dots and Spots die adds interest to the background.

Double embossing the letters gave them a super glossy look.

For this sample I used Sahara Sand and Very Vanilla die cuts. The lettering was stamped using Shaded Spruce and Granny Apple Green.

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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Using the Heavenly Hollyhocks Bundle

Hello Everyone,

I’ve been itching to use this bundle from the annual catalogue and I’m so pleased with the results!

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

I used blending brushes to add the ink to the die cuts. Alternatively, this can be done with sponge daubers or markers if you want more control.

Here is the original sample using Tahitian Tide, Night of Navy and Parakeet Party.

Stampin’ Blends can be used to colour basic rhinestones go match the 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

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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Anything but Flowers!

Hi Everyone,

It’s the first of the month which means another #StampAroundUK video hop!

The theme this month is “Anything but Flowers”.

Please stop by, like and subscribe!

This card has been inspired by a project from a recent team event!

I’ve pulled in some of the new In Colours for 2022 and included a cheat layering method to save your supplies!

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 – Florals

Good Morning Everybody,

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

Our theme this week is Floral!

You can see the other projects in today’s hop using the links below, or use the next button at the bottom of this post!

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates

I am working with the Framed Occasions stamp set and 2022 In Colours for my project today!

The bright works well together for this celebratory card.

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

I have also brought in the new In Colour Bakers Twine and Matte Dots to embellish.

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

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Inspire.Create.Challenge #115 Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog post today showcasing my Design Team project for the new Inspire.Create.Challenge.

This time we are using a colour challenge…

Stop by the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog to see all the Design Team projects and upload your entry. We’d love to see your creations.

I have chosen to work with Shaded Summer and Watercolour Shapes stamp sets.

The background was created with first, second and third generation stamping similar to a Bokeh effect.

The stamparatus helped to get a good solid black image by stamping it at least twice.

Using the Double Oval punch was perfect to accompany the layout.

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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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Creative Colour Challenge #29 featuring In Bloom

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card was my entry in to teammate Vickie’s Creative Colour Challenge….

Find out more about the challenges and participate HERE

I’ve used a heap of retiring products in my project too including my absolute favourite Stitched So Sweetly dies.

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

I added some ink to the background die cut with a blending brush.

I love all the texture and dimension of this design!

The Tailored Tag punch is great for sentiments!

Do you prefer the Mango Melody or Grey Granite sentiment?

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

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to this week’s Project Share. As always my friends have created some lovely work. Please use the links to visit their blogs and read more about their projects.

Jill’s card is lovely and bright ready for spring. The texture in the background makes the whole design pop!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather has created this beautiful seascape design by combining two stamp sets. This is much easier to create than it first appears!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez made this card for a swap. It is so colourful and shows how well the inks and papers coordinate!

Visit Gez’s blog here

I hope you enjoyed these projects. 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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No Sentiment Required Floral Card

Hello Everyone,

Sometimes we just need a pretty card, just because!

So today, no sentiment is required!

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

The colouring is super simple.

The coordinating dies make this easy to reproduce

This card uses a Night of Navy card base and has some additional stamping in the background.

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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Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo Pack

Balmy Blue Stampin’ Blends Combo Pack

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Inspire.Create.Challenge #112 – Colour Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog post today showcasing my Design Team project for the new Inspire.Create.Challenge.

This time we are using a colour challenge to inspire our creations!

Stop by the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog to see all the Design Team projects and upload your entry. We’d love to see your projects.

I have chosen to work with a mixture of products to add layers and texture to my design.

The flowers from the Sentimental Swirls stamp set are so versatile and look lovely in any colour!

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

I opted to use Ornate Thanks for the sentiment and used the same Just Jade ink to enhance the embossed background and makes the die cut stand out.

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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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Three Neutrals and a Bright!

Hi Everyone,

It’s the first of the month which means another #StampAroundUK video hop!

Our theme is a colour challenge using three Neutrals and a bright.

I chose the cute Kite Delight stamp set for my project!

You can see my video by clicking below. Links to all the other videos are listed in the description.. please like subscribe and comment!

Night of Navy is so versatile and works with both the grey and brown shades in the Neutrals colour family!

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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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Celebrating Sale-a-bration

Hi Everyone,

It’s the first of the month which means another #StampAroundUK video hop!

This month’s theme is Sale-a-bration!

Click below to watch my video tutorial and use the links in the description to see all the other videos!

Please stop by, like and subscribe!

I worked with Host stamp set, Calming Camelia.

I made the original sample with shades of green!

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 Insta-Hop! New Catalogue Goodies!

Hello Everyone,

My card today is featured in a Pootler Team Instagram Hop!

Head over to Instagram to see a whole host of other projects. The next participant will be tagged in each post!

I’ve used the Flowing Flowers stamp set and a Creative Colour Challenge combo to create my project!

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

The bold Pacific Point card base frames the central panel and bright florals.

Which design do you like best?

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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Thank You Card featuring FREE Sunshine and Rainbows Designer Series Paper

Hello Everyone,

I loved making these bright happy cards!

No stamping required … with this one it’s all about the die cuts and amazing designer series paper from the Sale-a-bration promotion!

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

The card takes on a whole different look when a different background is used.

This card was made for a friend who adores pink so I have used Magenta Madness for the base and borders.

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 – New Mini Catalogue

Good Morning Everybody,

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

Usually, we would do this hop on the first Saturday of each month, but we thought we’d kick off 2022 with projects using brand new products from the new mini catalogue that launches TODAY!

You can see all the other projects by clicking the names below, or hit the next button at the bottom of this post!

Heather

Gez

Jill

I’ve chosen to work with the Honeybee Home bundle, part of the Heart and Home Suite.

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

The Hive 3D embossing folder is so pretty and would make a great backdrop to a variety of projects.

The original sample was made with a Daffodil Delight card base!

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

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Thank You Card with Blessings of Home

Hello Everyone,

The January to June Mini catalogue launches tomorrow and I for one, am so excited to use the new products.

So here’s a sneaky peek at Blessing of Home and coordinating dies!

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

The images are very easy to colour using the detail in the stamp as a guide.

This version uses Flirty Flamingo Stampin’ Blends and Melon Mambo ink for the sentiment.

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 – 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

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Slim Card using the Words of Cheer Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

I’m trying a different card base today to create the mini slim cards. These are made with the 6×6 Kraft cardstock by simply scoring in half.

The designer series paper is a returning favourite from last year called Heartwarming Hugs. It uses pretty patterns with the traditional red and green colour scheme.

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

I just love colouring with my Stampin’ Blends and I hope you find my quick tips useful!

Wink of Stella and glittery gems complete the cards!

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

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Inspire.Create.Challenge #104 – Bright and Bold!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog post today showcasing my Design Team project for the new Inspire.Create.Challenge.

This time we are using a Bright and Bold theme!

Stop by the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog to see all the Design Team projects and upload your entry. We’d love to see your creations.

I have chosen to work with the Biggest Wish stamp set and my Stamparatus …

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

Nothing says bright better than the Brights Colour Family. The rainbow of colour works so well with the bold font of the stamp set.

And if rainbows aren’t your thing, try a monochrome look like I have here with shaded of blue-green.

And here’s another with oranges and yellows!

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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