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Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

It was my Mum's birthday on Tuesday, but this week has been demanding at work so I'm only able to blog about it now! This card is completely inspired by THESE CARDS that Amy Rsavy created at the beginning of the month, so not my original idea at all. So I don't have the Picket… Continue reading Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

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Birthday card using alcohol inks

I can't get over the fact that my Granny will be 98 on Wednesday!!? I made her a card with my CUTplorations 'Bloomtangled #1 Cover Plate' die with black card. Using the design of the die I added alcohol inks to Yupo paper. Inks used were Botanical, Limeade, Eggplant, Raspberry, Watermelon and Gold Mixative. I… Continue reading Birthday card using alcohol inks

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When life gives you lemons…

There are two answers to this phrase - one is more 'adult' than the other. I found a card with 'When life gives you lemons grab tequila and salt' in a card shop and it made me giggle, so I bought it on impulse and it has been sitting in my 'store bought' cards pouch… Continue reading When life gives you lemons…

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Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

I don't know why but the second I saw this set debuted on YouTube I knew I HAD to have it - it was love a first sight... So I have been checking the Seven Hills Crafts website daily (sometimes more than daily) until it was in stock and I snapped it up, then set… Continue reading Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

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Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

I blended Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers and Seedless Preserves on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Neenah classic crest. I sprayed the ink blended panel with clean clear water and blotted it with tissue paper, then used Hero Arts Shimmer Mist in pearlescent white to resemble stars. On a separate… Continue reading Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

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Pinata card using MFT dies

I see a theme emerging! Last week I made cards using the MFT fiesta word die, this week I've made some pinata cards! I feel like I should call this post "When Nuvo drops don't behave!". Initially, I created a card using the pinata dies and the largest 'In and Out Stitched Oval STAX' die… Continue reading Pinata card using MFT dies

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Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil

I won't lie - I'm not sure about alcohol inks yet! I saw a video by Michelle Short of The Card Grotto using stencils with alcohol inks and I thought "Wow! That looks amazing! I want to give it a try!" so I gave it a try and I think maybe, I should leave this… Continue reading Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil