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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Get Well Card featuring the Back on your Feet Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

I’m doing some colouring today.

This card is all about blending and using Stampin’ Blends to create light and dark!

The colours I’ve used are;

  • So Saffron
  • Old Olive
  • Mossy Meadow

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

Which if is your favourite critter?

I kept the layout really simple, choosing to cut the images with Layering Circles dies.

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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Making a Fancy Fold Card using Stampin’ Up!® Products

Hello Everyone,

I’m not usually one for fancy fold cards, but thought I’d try something different to show you all today!

I call this a stepper card. There are a number of ways to make them with different score lines to create different sized panels.

I made my partial score lines at 1¼ and 2½ inches and cut at ¾ inches….

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

I used Misty Moonlight as the card base with the beautiful Hand Penned Designer Series Paper….

This is my original sample using some left over DSP from the recent Sale-a-bration event….

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 In Bloom Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

I’m using some favourites from the annual catalogue today for some simple stamping.

The beauty of this technique is that you can create the right background for your project!

I picked colours from the same colour family to work with. These are all from the Subtles! I’ve also pulled out my favourite Stitched So Sweetly dies too.

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

Here’s the original sample using Coastal Cabana, Flirty Flamingo and Daffodil Delight, all from the Brights family!

Stamping the sentiment a number of times with the Stamparatus intensifies the colour helping it to stand out from the background.

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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Going Monochrome with the Positive Thoughts Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

If you’ve just started on your cardmaking journey, it may be that you have a limited choice of supplies.

My cards today show that you can still create beautiful card designs with just a couple of inks.

I used the Free Textures & Frames stamp set, with a favourite set of mine from the annual catalogue…. Positive Thoughts.

I decided to use Very Vanilla cardstock for a vintage look. I think it looks great with both the Merry Merlot and Night of Navy variations.

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

I love how these cards turned out…. Do you have a favourite?

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

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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Thank You!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop. The theme this month is “Thank You”!

You can see the other projects in this hop by clicking on the names below, or scroll through using the Next button at the bottom of this post!

Gez

Jill

Heather

My project features the Little Delights Stamp Set. This is a lovely set for all occasions.

I’ve tried something different with the layout of these cards, choosing to wrap the ribbon from top to bottom.

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

Using a white cards base kept the design light and fresh.

The Genial Gems were the perfect finishing touch for this card.

I used the Wonderful Gems on the yellow card.

This sample uses So Saffron, Bumblebee and Cinnamon Cider inks.

Click here to move on to Gez’s project!

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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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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