Inspire.Create.Challenges #128 – Colour Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog today. This project is my design team inspiration for our next change… And it’s my fave… A colour challenge!

You can take par by visiting he Inspire.Create.Challenges blog HERE where you will also find the other design team ideas!

I have pulled out the Framed Occasions stamp set and the Splatters and Stripes embossing folders to use.

I added colour to the layering panel and embossing using blending brushes. I was careful not to overlap … That would make brown!

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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Copper Embossed Autumnal Thank You Card

Hello Everyone,

More embossing today with this Autumnal card… Not only are we heat embossing but also using an embossing folder!

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

Adding ink to an embossed surface brings out the details.

This card used gold embossing powder and a Merry Merlot card base.

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 – Silver, White and Vellum!

Hi Everyone,

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

Links to all the other participants are listed in my video description over on You Tube. Please stop by, like and subscribe!

My card features the Joyful Flurry stamp set and good helping of silver heat embossing!

No foil cardstock? Make your own by embossing the edge of cardstock!

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 Rays of Light Background Stamp

Hello Everyone,

Today I thought I would show you how you can use the Rays of Light background stamp with the Stamparatus tool.

In this example I used Balmy Blue, Pacific Point, Starry Sky and Night of Navy inks.

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

The Stamparatus made it easy to layer the colours and add the versamark ink!

This sample used Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie and Cherry Cobbler inks.

Why not try stamping onto patterned paper or an ink blended 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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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.

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Jill’s project this week uses festive paper for a non-festive card – great way to stretch your stash!

Visit Jill’s blog HERE

Heather’s project is clean and simple with white on white embossed background and a pop of colour!

Visit Heather’s blog HERE

Gez is scrap busting with her pattern paper to make these vintage tags all finished with a stitched edge!

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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Inspire.Create.Challenges #123 – Sketch Challenge with Dragonfly Garden

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog today sharing with you my design team project for the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog!

Our challenge this time is to use this card sketch.

See the other design team creations HERE

I chose to use some ink blending to create the vertical panel.

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

This colour combo reminds of a sunset on a summer’s evening!

The black layer ties the embossing and sentiment together.

This card takes on a completely different look by using these deeper colours. White embossing would look good too!

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 is using a classic combination of navy and silver for her Christmas card!

Visit Jill’s blog HERE

Heather’s card stirs up memories of childhood holidays!

Visit Heather’s blog HERE

Gez is using dies to create both an aperture and a dimensional element!

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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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 this week is a fun fold! This is a great alternative that can be adapted for any occasion!

Visit Jill’s blog HERE

Heather is thinking about the guys with her layered vellum card with some fab heat embossing too!

Visit Heather’s blog HERE

Gez has broken out some new Christmas stamps and some fabulous matching dies that are so easy to use!

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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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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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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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 perfect to send to someone just because you are thinking of them!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather’s card combines the old with the new to create this friendship card!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez has used stamps, masks and embossing folders to achieve this grungy look!

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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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 has been die cutting foil sheets to make some really special Christmas cards!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather has started crafting ready for the new year with this sweet banner!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez is getting the most out of her designer series paper with this one sheet wonder!

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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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Embossing Fun!

Hi Everyone,

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

The theme this month is Embossing Fun!

Links to all the other participants videos are in the description of my video!

Please stop by them all, leave a comment, like, and subscribe!

Here are the close ups…..

The ink over the background emphasises the embossing and makes the beautiful die cut stand out!

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 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

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Shaded Summer Birthday Card

Hello Everyone,

We are into the last few days of Sale-a-bration so I wanted to use the Summer Shadows dies again.

This time I’m using them alongside the metallic speciality papers and the Encircled in Beauty dies.

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

The coloured embossing worked out so well. It really helped to keep the coordinated look of the original black and gold design.

The different colour ways give the cards a completely different feel!

The black and gold is very striking and the gold shimmer ribbon looks fabulous!

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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Emboss Resist Delicate Dahlias

Hello Everyone,

Have taken a look at the Sale-a-bration products yet?

Delicate Dahlias is a distinctive photopolymer set that can be earned with a £90 order!

I am using it today with the emboss resist technique.

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

It turns out dahlias come in all sorts of colours!

Which is your favourite?

I used So Saffron and Calypso Coral for this sample which came out much paler.

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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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

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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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #096 – Casing the Designer

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to another Inspire.Create.Challenge.

This time we are casing the designer, Denita!

See the other projects and join in at the blog!

I have used the Sending Hugs stamp bundle to create my project. An embossed panel adds interest to the background!

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

I love the classic look of grey and purple….

This combo is Crumb Cake and Flirty Flamingo!

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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Bold Die Cut Poppies

Hello Everyone,

So how many of you have supplies you’ve never used?

These dies have been on my shelf for the longest time, so I thought I’d get them out to make this card!

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

I’ve stuck with traditional reds for my poppies, but they can come in all sorts of other colours too!

This combo is Poppy Parade and Real Red.

I also used an alternative embossing folder and added some Soft Sea Foam ink over the top.

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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