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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Creative Colour Challenges #33 feat. Shaded Summer Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,Today’s card is for last week’s Creative Colour Challenge run by Vickie Lou Designs….Find out more and participate HERE

I am working with the Shaded Summer stamp set and coordinating Summer Shadows dies for my project.

This is a variation on yesterday’s Inspire.Create.Challenge design team post!

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

First, second and third generation stamping was used to create the background.

The Double Oval punch not only cut the sentiment, but also served to introduce the final colour in the combo!

This version uses a Crumb Cake card base. Love this one!

Here is what the original cards looked like….

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 Swallows and Swirls

Hello Everyone,Today’s card is for last week’s Creative Colour Challenge run by Vickie Lou Designs….Find out more and participate HEREI chose two stamp sets that are currently available to purchase from the mini catalogue… Sentimental Swirls and Soaring Swallows.You can see how I made this card in my video tutorial…..https://youtu.be/6-LuVnztbqQI had to use my favourite die set too, so sad it is retiring!Wink of Stella was used to pull colour from the line art. This can also be achieved with Blender Pens or a damp paintbrush.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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Two Cardmaking Challenges in One Card Design!

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card has been created for not one but two Cardmaking challenges!

The palette is from the Creative Colour Challenge, whilst the layout is taken from the Inspire Create Challenge

I used the Positive Thoughts stamp set and matching Nature’s Thoughts dies for my project…

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

I just had to sneak in my beloved Stitched So Sweetly dies too!

A you h of ink emphasises the stamped panel and adding dimension to the butterflies adds even more interest to the layout.

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 – Retiring Favourites

Good Morning Everybody,

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

This time we are sharing projects made with our retiring favourites. We hope you love them too!

I picked the Wild Roses background stamp to work with….

You can see all the other projects in the hop using the following links, or click “next” at the bottom of this post!

Gez – Nigezza Creates

Heather – Stamp With Nellie

Jill – Paper Daisy Crafting

I teamed the background with the super vibrant Magenta Madness cardstock and ink. This colour also retires, but don’t worry more new colours are on their way!

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

The sentiment is from Queen Anne’s Lace and cut with the Tailored Tag punch, which are also retiring products!

Click below to move on to Jill’s blog to see her wonderful 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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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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Using Retiring In Colours with the Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

The 2021-2022 annual catalogue will retire in a few weeks time and that means we will be losing this wonderful set of In Colours!

It’s not all bad news…. We get five brand new ones to replace them!

So for today’s card I’m using them all! I’ve picked out the Dragonfly Garden Stamp Set, another annual catalogue favourite!

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

Curling the wings of the punched dragonflies gives them movement and adds some dimension to the finished project.

I popped in a layer of Basic Black to lift the stamped layer from the base card.

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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Ombre Style Stamped Background with Boughs & Blossoms

Hello Everyone,

Today I am using some simple stamping to create an ombre look background.

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

The cards are so easy to make and the technique can be used with various stamp images and colours.

Here’s a more traditional green palette as another idea for you to try.

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 – Simple Stamping

Good Morning Everybody,

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

This month we are Simple Stamping!

The other projects in the hop can be viewed using these links or click the next button at the bottom of this post…

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates
Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting
Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie

My project features the Flowing Flowers stamp set… Such a pretty set and perfect if you are a beginner too!

I’ve just used one of the floral images to stamp over the edges of the card base and card layer.

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

The extra plain white layer make the stamping pop from the background.

Layering the Melon Mambo ink over the Flirty Flamingo adds some depth using the same simple technique.

And here is the purple version, with a larger stamped panel.

Which is your favourite?

Click below to move on to the next project from Gez!

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 #110 – 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 the Sentimental Swirls stamp set to create my card.

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

I love this combo. It was so easy to combine the colours with this versatile stamp set.

So what do you think? Which card is your favourite?

I added extra flowers on these samples….

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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Making Treat Bags with the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper

Hello Everyone,

I thought I would share these little gifts bags with you. I’m making these to gift some edible treats to my colleagues.

They are really easy to make! Each one can be made with half a sheet of 12 by 12 designer series paper.

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

Start with paper measuring 6 by 10½ inches.

On the short side score at 1½ inches

On the long side score at 3½, 5, 8½ & 10 inches

I have not added any additional decoration to my bags, but you can embellish yours as much as you want!

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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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

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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

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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

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Creating Subtle Backgrounds with Decorative Masks & Pastels

Hello Everyone,

Today I am sharing a technique to create backgrounds using the Soft Pastel Assortment.

Using this medium gives a much softer colour to the background than can be achieved with inks.

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

The piece was simply layered with coordinating cardstock with a die cut sentiment added with dimensionals

This card used a different mask but the same pastel colours. This time the sentiment was cut with the Double Oval punch.

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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Get Well Soon with Timeless Tulips

Hello Everyone,

I can’t quite believe how fast this year has gone… So here’s a throwback to springtime with these pretty tulips!

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

I also share a quick tip on how to make sure the stems are positioned correctly after making a tinsey mistake on my original sample.

I used Misty Moonlight and Balmy Blue as my combo in this example.

Which colours would you use?

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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Cardmaking with the Whale Done Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

I thought I have fun with the Whale Done stamp set today.

I’ve used some wacky colours on this one, of course you can change them for something more traditional if you prefer!

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

I love the little fishes. The stamp can be turned to make them swim in different directions.

This card uses Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay and Mango Melody!

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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Simple Stamping with the Lovely You Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is quick and understated but so pretty too. Just the thing to send for any occasion.

The Lovely You stamp set has a mixture of sentiments that would work with this layout.

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

I’ve used a decorative mask to add some interest to the background. For a more clean and simple look, this step could be left out!

This sample has a Smoky Slate card base with Melon Mambo accents in the layers and stamped sentiments.

Substitute for your favourite colour combo to achieve the look you want!

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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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

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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

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