Simple Stamping with the Merry Snowflakes Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Today we are #simplestamping ….

This is a great way to create beautiful cards fast! Whilst the samples today feature snowflakes, the same concept could applied to other images too.

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

Here’s my original card using Rich Razzleberry, Pacific Point and Bermuda Bay.

Which is your favourite?

How about this combo?

This uses three of this year’s In Colours; Polished Pink, Pale Papaya and Fresh Freesia!

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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A Bit of Colouring with the Free as a Bird stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I fancied doing some colouring today, so I pulled out the Free as a Bird stamp set.

This set is in the annual catalogue and I don’t see it used very much….

I did a quick image search for British birds so I could use some appropriate colours.

These are coloured to resemble Robins using Calypso Coral, Smoky Slate, Bronze and Ivory.

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

Which card is your favourite?

Here’s the original sample with the little birds coloured to resemble blue tits. For these I used Balmy Blue, Old Olive and So Saffron.

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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Triple Panel Card with Dragonfly Garden

Hello Everyone,

I’ve tried a different layout for today’s card, what do you think?

I’m really thrilled with the colour combination too, using the 2020 in colours which I absolutely love!

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

A touch of Wink of Stella on the dragonfly and some clear Elegant Faceted Gems add some twinkle for the recipient.

For this sample, I made the card base from Night of Navy card stock and stamped with Bumblebee and Just Jade 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 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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Geometric Backgrounds with the Watercolour Shapes Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Cards don’t get much simpler than this to create!

Suitable for any occasion when paired with a sentiment stamp set… I’ve used Best Year!

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

The concept works with other shapes in the Watercolor Shapes Stamp Set!

Here’s another version using a grey palette, great for the guys!

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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A Final Card with Borders to Backgrounds

Hello Everyone,

The January to June Mini catalogue will retire in just over a week’s time…. And sadly this stamp set has already sold out 😦

But I still wanted to show you these cards I made with the Stamparatus tool. So if you managed to get the stamp set or you have something similar you can try this out!

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

The Biggest Wish stamp set lives on the desk at the moment…. I just love it!

I have used complimentary colours to make my cards. I think that these would also look good with black accents too!

And here’s a bonus card I didn’t show on my video! This combo is Shaded Spruce and Granny Apple Green.

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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Monday Colour Challenge with Hydrangea Haven

Hello Everyone,

It’s Monday! And our colour challenge this week is…

  • Highland Heather
  • Flirty Flamingo
  • Mint Macaron

I turned to Hydrangea Haven to make my card with these colours!

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

The offset layers are a fun way to add colour!

The Pastel Pearls were an obvious choice to add some bling to the 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 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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Quick Masculine Card with the Loyal Leaves stamp set

Hello Everyone,

Who loves leaves? I do… They are so pretty and also great for masculine cards too!

I’ve made this card for the #sucolourchallenge! This month’s selection is:

  • Basic Grey
  • Real Red
  • Pretty Peacock
  • Merry Merlot

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

So which version do you prefer?

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 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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Corner Bouquet Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Here we are, another week, another colour challenge.

The colours to work with today are Bumblebee, Granny Apple Green and Flirty Flamingo.

I also wanted to pull out some Sale-a-bration stamp sets. These sets are free with qualifying orders until 28th February! View the details with the Promotions button at the end of this blog post.

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

The stamparatus produced a much better result. It is a real advantage being able to stamp the image a number of times!

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 UYZ33U2J 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 Springtime Joy stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I wonder if you caught my post for the InspireINK Blog hop on Saturday?

I used the adorable Springtime Joy stamp set and I’m using it again today to CASE my own card to make today’s project!

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

Make sure to clean masks thoroughly between used….. My Coastal cabana turned a little grey. Fortunately, this didn’t spoil the final project.

The colour lifter marker gave my bunny a soft look! An essential for your Stampin’ Blends 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 UYZ33U2J 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 Stampin’ with Borders and Backgrounds

Hello Everyone,

It’s all about the stamping for today’s card project.

Here I have used the Borders to Backgrounds stamp set. The colour inspiration is from a just for fun Facebook colour challenge.

The sentiment is from Sweet Ice Cream, but of course this can be swapped for something else in your crafty stash!

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

Blending over the stamped sentiment ties the design together beautifully!

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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Colour Challenge with the Peace and Joy Bundle

Hello Everyone,

Today’s project is inspired by a Facebook colour challenge, so I thought it would be fun to use them as alternative options for Christmas.

I have pulled out the Peace and Joy bundle to make my card… This set is retiring in January so make sure you get it while you can!

See how I made this card in my video tutorial…. Don’t forget to like and subscribe while you are there….

I love how this card turned out!

Stampin’ Up!’s Close Out Sale starts today! Grab yourself a bargain…. Shop links below!

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 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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Inspired Thursday – Lovely Nested Patchwork

Hello Everyone,

Did you see this morning’s Project Share Project?

The ladies’ projects this week have inspired this card!

I chose to work with the Lovely You stamp set, Tis the Season DSP and the Stitched Nested Label dies.

I added the Stitched Rectangles dies to cut down the layers and some Real Red Sheer Ribbon.

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

Some rhinestones added some sparkle to the finished 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 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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Tropical Autumn

Hello Everyone,

Today’s project is all about using a stamp set in a different way!

This tropical set is going autumnal!

The colour scheme was influenced by some scraps on my craft desk which I chose to incorporate in my design.

The coordinating inks were used to stamp the leaf image.

See how I made this card in my video 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 HS9XUAG2 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 is spoiling her customers with these gorgeous cards. The foiled DSP is so pretty!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather was inspired to try some masking. A fantastic way to build a complete background!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez has used a simple layout for her thank you cards. This works with just about any colour!

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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Ombre Style Background with The Right Triangle Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Something a bit different for today’s project.

You may well have seen my other projects featuring this stamp set, so I thought I would try another using one of the smaller images.

I started with this grey design, but changed my final design to fit more neatly on the card front.

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

Many apologies .. the audio has not uploaded properly to You Tube!

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 BREHFN2Q 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 been creative for a colour challenge combining two sets of dies for this clean and simple card.

Visit Jill’s blog here to see more on how this was done.

Heather is also playing with colour, who said leaves had to be green anyway?

Visit Heather’s blog here for more information.

Gez has started her Christmas crafting early with this starry card!

Visit Gez’s blog here to see more about this project.

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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Leave a Little Sparkle

Hello Everyone,

A little bit of colouring today with Stampin’ Blends and the Leave a Little Sparkle stamp set.

I used very subtle colours for the mane and tail for whimsical magic look.

See more about how I made this card in the video

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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