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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Fun & Colourful Cards with the Sweet Ice Cream Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Despite the horrid wet weather here in the UK, I’m turning my thought to the summer break and enjoying some ice cool treats!

The Sweet Ice Cream stamp set is perfect for some fun summer crafting and has some beautiful script font sentiments too!

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

I reckon these ice lolly would taste amazing!

This combo uses Rich Razzleberry and Melon Mambo inks.

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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Something Different with the Friends Are Like Seashells Bundle

Hello Everyone,

I’m trying something different with gorgeous Pearlescent Speciality Paper which has carried over to the 2021 Annual Catalogue!

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

I definitely prefer the addition of the Calypso Coral to the seashells and card base.

My original sample using Crumb Cake ink and gives a much more subtle effect.

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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One Card, Three Ways with the Art in Bloom Bundle

Hello Everyone,

I am so excited about this new product from Stampin’ Up!

The Art in Bloom bundle includes a stamp set, dies and a hybrid embossing folder!

The products can be used independently or in combination to make simple effective cards.

1. Simple stamping – use the stamps alone and colour them with your favourite medium or the two-step elements in the stamp set! I used Stampin’ Blends for my card.

2. Just emboss – use your Stampin’ Cut and Emboss to emboss your card stock. I’ve used Basic White and added colour with Blending Brushes. Why not try other card stock colours?

The ink picks out the embossed details.

3. Stamp, cut & emboss – easily line up your stamped images with the die and embossing folder. The die sits inside the folder which is specifically designed so that it is not damaged in the process – it’s so clever!

(Do not try this with your other embossing folders)

I raised the die cut pieces up on to dimensionals.

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

This shows just 3 options, but there are so many other combinations to try!

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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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 card is lots of fun, using the Brights cardstock with these great dies which have carried over to the new catalogue!

Visit Jill’s blog here

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Heather has used a colour challenge as inspiration for her floral bonanza… These have carried over too!

Visit Heather’s blog here

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Gez’s project shows what can be made with the new Designer Series Papers and a Paper Trimmer! Such a shame these ones have now retired.

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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New 2021 IN Colour Debut with Pretty Perennials

Hello Everyone,

It’s almost catalogue launch day! It’s so exciting and I know you will love the new products coming your way from 4th May!

Today I am introducing the stunning new collection of in colours!

  • Evening Evergreen
  • Soft Succulent
  • Polished Pink
  • Pale Papaya
  • Fresh Freesia

I picked Pretty Perennials to showcase these colours in a simple stamping card.

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

The colours work so well together as a collection!

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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Layered Card with the Grace’s Bundle

Hello Everyone,

I do love this stamp set and I am sorry to see it retiring.

The sketchy artwork makes the images very easy to colour, whether you use Stampin’ Blends or watercolour pencils!

See how I made this card in my video tutorial…

Layering the die cuts gives the card lots of dimension!

This sample uses Poppy Parade instead of Daffodil Delight…. With so many other colours in the Stampin’ Blends range there are lots of possibilities with this set!

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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Monday Colour Challenge with the Tranquil Thoughts Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

This week’s colour challenge….

  • Garden Green
  • Mango Melody
  • Flirty Flamingo

It was so tempting to get out the Friendly Flamingo stamp set, instead I turned the the Tranquil Thoughts stamp set.

I’ve used this before for a challenge, but this time I am using some of the additional dies in the bundle too.

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

Adding the ink with a blending brush brings out the embossed detail from the die.

Here’s a close up of the original sample. Which 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 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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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 card features this stunning dimensional flower combined with a classic fancy fold design. I love the pop of black and gold.

Visit Jill’s blog here

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Heather’s project this week is this delightful gift box for this oh so cute love heart hand gel! The Blushing Bride cardstock is perfect!

Visit Heather’s blog here

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Gez is using one of my favourite techniques to create this background for a colour challenge. Blending brushes are fantastic!

Visit Gez’s blog here

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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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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 has created her card using the paper piecing technique. Looks fantastic in these bright colours with the black outline!

Visit Jill’s blog here to see more

Heather has used one of my favourite techniques, emboss resist. It’s now even easier to do with the blending brushes!

Visit Heather’s blog here for more

Gez has made this lovely presentation box for her note card set I shared last week. This would make a great gift!

Visit Gez’s blog here for more

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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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!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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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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Rainbow Bloom Wreath

Hello Everyone,

I thought I would make something fun and bright today, so I pulled out the Brights cardstock and started punching!

I used the Small Bloom punch in the annual catalogue for my flowers which I layered on to a die cut scalloped circle!

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

I definitely prefer this layout to the original.

Look out for the Opal Rounds in the new Mini Catalogue coming on 5th January.

If you need a catalogue, live in the UK and don’t already shop with a demonstrator, I’d be happy to send one out to you!

Sale items are selling out fast!

Coming soon…..

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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Simple Two Step Stamping with Inspiring Iris

Hello Everyone,

How many of you out there fancy giving cardmaking a go? Don’t know where to start?

Inspiring Iris is a lovely two step stamp set that’s easy to use and budget friendly.

See how to make this card in my video tutorial….

Not got a die cut machine? Stamp onto a white card base or cut a simple rectangle with a trimmer!

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 FYP3NJFR 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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StampAroundUK Video Hop – Sparkle and Shine

Hello Everyone,

Bonus post! I hope you like this sparkly project!

It would amazing if you would stop by my video tutorial. The description has links to all the other participants in the hop!

Remember to like and subscribe!

Here’s the blue and purple 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 FYP3NJFR 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 Poppies

Hello Everyone,

Today I bring you poppies in commemoration of Armistice Day.

I kept it simple, without a sentiment, colouring the poppies with my Stampin’ Blends markers.

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

I think the little ribbon detail really finished this design off.

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 FYP3NJFR 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

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 taken the plunge with this slim line card. The punched daisies fit well on this type of card!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather has made the beautiful card. I really like the way the die cut sentiment has been trimmed down to fit the design!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez has been practicing her colouring with this card. The plaid DSP is a great partner to the images!

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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Stamped Background using the Inspiring Iris stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I fancied creating my own stamped panel today.

The great thing about this is how customisable it is…. These flowers could be any colour or indeed left uncoloured to suit your project.

I have used Sahara Sand, So Saffron and Soft Sea Foam as my subtle colour palette.

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

I used a slightly different ribbon on the original card, but felt it was a bit lost on the busy background.

Champagne rhinestones really finish them off, so pretty!

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 FYP3NJFR 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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Grungy Vintage Card featuring the Positive Thoughts stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I’m using one of my favourite stamp sets today, Positive Thoughts.

I was going for something simple but with grungy vintage vibe combining Rococco Rose and Early Espresso!

The coordinating dies include this gorgeous panel which I emphasised with some soft blending.

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

I made my original sample using Pool Party. I think this would also work with Mint Macaron, Petal Pink or So Saffron… What do you think?

And here they are side by side. 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 FYP3NJFR 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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SU Colour Challenge for October

Hello Everyone,

This is my second colour challenge of the week, this time a Facebook challenge…. Why not check it out and have a go yourself?

Of course, this just screams autumnal leaves, so I chose the Loyal Leaves stamp set for my card.

See how I made this card in my video tutorial…. (Sorry I forgot to change my audio settings!)

I positioned the Tailored Tag so it was peeking over the edge of the border.

The rhinestones draw the eye into 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 FYP3NJFR 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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Watercolour SU Colour Challenge with the So Much Happy stamp set


Hello Everyone,

I’m trying a bit of watercolour for this month’s SU Colour challenge!


I have used the So Much Love stamp set, which you can get for free when you join Stampin’ Up! in September!

I was pleased with the final result, as I am no watercolour artist!


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

https://youtu.be/7bBNze86W8o

I’d love to know if you give this technique a try!

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 HS9XUAG2 when placing your order to get an extra gift from me!

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Don’t forget to check out the amazing joining offer running during September! Two free stamp sets, pre-cut cardstock and a pack of rhinestones will be added to your custom Starter Kit!

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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