Inspire.Create.Challenges #126 – Sketch Challenge with the Simply Fabulous Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

I’m playing along with the Inspire Create Challenge with today’s project.

This time it is a great sketch that’s right up my street and open to a heap of different ideas.

See the design team inspiration over on the blog and join in by adding a picture of your project HERE

I chose to use the Simply Fabulous Stamp set for my project. This is great set for a beginner stampers too!

I am using totally gorgeous Gorgeous Grape with Granny Apple Green.

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

Masking off the section in the middle and adding a little ink makes the sentiment stand out.

This version uses Melon Mambo ink for the flowers! A few rhinestones just finish it off!

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.Challenges #124 – Colour Challenge with The Art Gallery Stamp Set

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 work with the Art Gallery stamp set and coordinating dies.

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

The two-step stamping looks so pretty with the Real Red and Blushing Bride inks.

I had to add some iridescent rhinestones 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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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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #121 – Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone

Welcome to my blog! Today’s post is my design team project for the Inspire.Create.Challenge!

This time we have this amazing colour combination to work with!

You can see the other design team projects and participate in the challenge HERE

I created my card with the Framed Occasions stamp set, accented with the Flowers of Friendship.

There is a coordinating punch for these flowers which makes them a little easier to work with! You can of course fussy cut the flowers if you prefer.

Whilst there is no “green” in this combo, I thought I could get away with using the Pool Party and Bermuda Bay for the foliage. I think it worked out really well with the other colours.

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

I’ll confess Pale Papaya isn’t my favourite colour so I kept it as an accent to the sentiment and brought it through in the ribbon and card base.

This sample uses the Pool Party Sheer ribbon and the rhinestones were coloured in Poppy Parade.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #103 – Colour Challenge with In Symmetry

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 In Symmetry stamp set to make this simple stamping card!

You can see how to make this card in my video tutorial….

This layout is so flexible. Change the sentiment and the colours to make something entirely different!

I had to make an adjustment to the stamped layer for this version but I like how it turned 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 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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Inspire.Create.Challenges #102 – Sketch Challenge using the Mountain Air Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

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

This week’s challenge is a sketch challenge….

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

I have chosen to work with the Mountain Air Stamp Set and coordinating dies to create a mini scene inside the circle….

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

I think this card could be sent to a guy too?

Which colour way do you like best?

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 #101 – Colour Challenge!

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! (My favourite kind)

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 Daisy Lane stamp set to make my project today.

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

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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 100 – Celebration!

Hello Everyone,

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

It’s the 100th challenge so this time we are all making projects with a celebration 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 Create with Friends stamp set and some fun party colours!

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

The Stitched Stars dies were perfect to add some celebratory details. The die cuts were lightly inked using blending brushes.

This example also has some embossing in the background for even more texture fun to this layout.

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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Inspire.Create.Challenge 099 – Case the Designer!

Hello Everyone,

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

This time we are casing the designer – Hannah McCurley!

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 the Merry Snowflakes bundle to work with along with a variety of designer series papers….

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

The glitter in the ribbon complements the Fresh Freesia cardstock and Penguin Playmates paper beautifully.

Some sparkle was added with some Basic Rhinestones.

This design uses the Peaceful Prints paper and the Black and White Gingham Ribbon.

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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Inspire.Create.Challenges 098 – Sketch Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

There’s a brand new challenge starting today over on the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog!

This time it’s a sketch challenge, and is great one for all skill levels to join in… Post a picture of your creations in the gallery and we’ll pick a winner!

My cards have been kept very simple focusing on the fabulous designer series papers Stampin’ Up! has to offer.

The narrow section is the perfect place for a bold sentiment. I used the Ornate Thanks set.

You can see how to make theses cards in my video tutorial…..

With so many papers to choose from, I went to town and made a whole bunch of cards in no time!

The paper packs I used were;

  • Simply Elegant
  • Expressions in Ink
  • Hand-penned
  • Sweet Symmetry
  • Pansy Petals

I made 10 cards altogether! Which cards do you like best?

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 #097 – Colour Challenge!

Hello Everyone,

It’s time for a new Inspire.Create.Challenge! And this time it’s a colour challenge, my personal favourite!

The design team have provided some inspiration cards which you can see over on the blog post.

I have chosen to work with the Flowers of Friendship bundle for my project, opting for a clean and simple layout!

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

The flowers have been enhanced with Wink of Stella glitter and some Elegant Faceted Gems!

Here’s a close up of the stepped up version that I feature in my tutorial!

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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #095

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog. Today I am featuring my Design Team project for the Inspire.Create.Challenge

Our challenge this time is a sketch!

You can see all the other design team projects here You can also add your own project to the gallery!

My card uses the Pansy Patch stamp set and Pansy Petals designer series paper. I have rotated the sketch to make a portrait design.

I love the gingham prints in the paper pack!

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

The ribbon was the perfect width to cover the gap across the middle of the card and the scalloped edge of the layering circles dies draws the eye to the sentiment.

Here are the Pale Papaya and Soft Succulent versions!

My favourite is Fresh Freesia, which is yours?

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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #094 – Thank You

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog and my design team project for the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog.

The theme for this challenge is “Thank You”!

You can see all the other design team projects and add your entry to the gallery at the Inspire.Create.Challenges blog here

We would love to see your thank you themed projects!

I am using these wonderful Many Blossoms dies to make my cards.

I’ve done a few of these before using bright colours, but today I’ve chosen some softer muted tones for a vintage look!

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

This combo uses Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla and Early Espresso!

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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