InspireINK Blog Hop – Sketch Challenge with Peony Garden Designer Series Paper

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we have a sketch challenge to play with.

Please be sure to click through all the projects in the hop by clicking on the link below.

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I’ve chosen to work with the Peony Garden Designer Series Paper for this sketch challenge!

Stitched Rectangle dies were used to cut the smaller pieces, but this could easily be done with a trimmer too.

The Oval Occasions stamp set and coordinating punch was used to add the sentiment.

Some ribbon adds texture to the design.

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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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 this beautiful clean and simple card using a hostess stamp set! I love the white space which emphasizes the sentiment.

Visit Jill’s blog here

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Heather has been taking part in a challenge and created this fantastic card. These papers work really well for this technique. There are so many others you could use!

Visit Heather’s blog here

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Gez has been taking advantage of the Stamparatus tool to make this wonderfully bright multicoloured image as the focal point for her card!

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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Batch Cardmaking with the Fine Art Floral Suite

Hello Everyone,

I have some more cards made using Designer Series Paper again today.

This time I’m using the Fine Art Floral papers with the coordinating Art Gallery bundle.

The DSP layers measure;

  • 4 by 5-3/4 inches
  • 3 by 4-3/4 inches

The Stitched So Sweetly dies were used to frame the stamped florals.

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

Switching the patterned papers gives a different look,without using additional product!

These blooms use Flirty Flamingo with Merry Merlot pulled out from the paper.

This combo uses Bumblebee and Poppy Parade….

These flowers used Flirty Flamingo with Poppy Parade….

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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Super Fast Cards with Speciality Designer Series Paper

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is very simple to make… The foiled Designer Series Paper really does all the work!

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

I think this Sahara Sand foil is my favourite in the Love You Always collection.

This sample uses the Blushing Bride colourway. Both foils look fabulous with the Very Vanilla card base.

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 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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Making My Dad’s Birthday Card

Hello Everyone,

Here’s another quick card for the chaps in our lives…

For this project, the card base has been simply decorated by layering patterned paper and coloured cardstock.

This formula can be adapted very easily to suit the needs of the project you are making!

The Stitched So Sweetly dies make a simple sentiment topper and a bit of Wink of Stella adds some shine without being too feminine!

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.

Jill has used a bright colour palette for this birthday card! This set is perfect for all ages. Switch up the colours for your recipient!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather’s card is a beautiful alternative styled sympathy card. The design perfectly combines simple stamping and layered die cuts!

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez has gone for a monochrome look her birthday card using coordinating designer series paper and ink blended die cuts!

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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Clean and Simple Cards with the Vine Design Bundle

Hello Everyone,

I absolutely adore this stamp bundle.

The set makes it so easy to make pretty cards and in super quick time!

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

I love soft colour palettes of these cards. I think they would also look great with Brights too!

Mint Macaron and Flirty Flamingo look great together!

This combination uses Soft Sea Foam and Daffodil Delight with a So Saffron card base.

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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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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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 cards feature some gorgeous Designer Series Paper which have inspired the ink colour choices for the pretty floral centerpieces

Visit Jill’s blog here

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Heather’s card uses a set I really struggled with. I love how the colours have been used and the dimension the blended background gives to the design.

Visit Heather’s blog here

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Gez has been using up her designer series paper for the one sheet wonder cards. Adding colour to the foiled design stretches their versatility for many other projects.

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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Using Masks with Emboss Resist to Make Beautiful Backgrounds

Hello Everyone,

Two retiring stamp sets are being used today with some embossing, ink blending, colouring and punching!

A Little Lace is a hidden gem in my opinion and Butterfly Gala has some beautiful element as well as the main butterfly images. Both sets are on sale too!

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

Terracotta Tile goes so well with Cinnamon Cider and Bumblebee…

This sample uses Magenta Madness, Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape!

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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Simple Stamping with the Fancy Phrases bundle

Hello Everyone,

If you are wanting to create beautiful, simple stamping cards, Fancy Phrases is for you.

The bundle retires soon, but never fear, the Fancy Tag Topper will be carrying over!

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

I do love purple and grey together! I hope you like this alternative way to use a tag topper punch!

Here is the Blushing Bride and Early Espresso version. Another great combination.

There are many more you could use!

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 Today’s Tiles

Hello Everyone,

We have an interesting set of colours to work with this week….

  • Rich Razzleberry
  • Seaside Spray
  • Pear Pizzazz

I wanted to use the Today’s Tiles stamp set before it retires.

This set lends itself to use with the Stamparatus tool slowing the repositioning of the stamp to create this background.

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

It’s a tough call to pick my favourite with this one!

Here’s a close up of the Pear Pizzazz 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 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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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Floral Theme with Bloom and Grow

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s Project Share Project blog hop.

This month our theme is floral!

You can see the projects from the rest of the PSP gang by clicking on their names below!

Jill

Gez

Heather

I chose the Bloom and Grow stamp set to create my project.

The images are fantastic for colouring with Stampin’ Blends.

This stamp set is retiring, so get it while you can… When it’s gone it’s gone!

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

The softer colour palette gives the design a completely different look.

Here’s a close up of the original card!

Click below to move on to Heather’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 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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Two Colouring Techniques with the Wildly Happy Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Today I’m doing lots of colouring with you all.

I’m using the Wildly Happy stamp set, which is retiring and only available while stocks last.

There are lots of ways to colour these images.

Stampin’ Blends give a vibrant look….

While watercolour pencils have a more subtle tone…

See how I made these cards in my video tutorial….

All the cards are kept very simple. The 3D embossing folders add some interest.

Here are the gorgeous elephants….

And rabbits. These used layering circle dies.

And here are the pandas using Stitched So Sweetly 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 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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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Metallic Theme

Hi Everyone,

It’s the first of the month which means another #StampAroundUK video hop!

This month’s theme is “metallic”!

Here are the links to all the other participants. Please stop by, like and subscribe!

SlimmandStylish: https://youtu.be/sFt5gDEpxFY

Karen Egan – craftykarendesigns – https://youtu.be/FmRJzNMD518

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie https://youtu.be/7tMHAwveJPQ

Jill Chapman Paper Daisy Crafting https://youtu.be/-UcoY99fA-s

JazzleDazzlecraft with Janice https://youtu.be/TevmObrBZLI

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates – https://youtu.be/Vf-OXQGVxF0

Esther Howard – Stampin Star Creations https://youtu.be/JYx_87bTm28

Barry & Jay Soriano – Mitosu Crafts https://youtu.be/IwlLrcm2IMQ

YOU ARE HERE! Verity Pursglove – Stampin’ with inkybutterfly https://youtu.be/00JSFkbhGVo

Yvonne Flitton – https://youtu.be/4JzHMHkHl4s

Artful Stampin with Ruth https://youtu.be/7hQXzMtFjZI

Inkstampshare https://youtu.be/twYzanQ7fPc

Stamping With Ian – https://youtu.be/lv-EBIFbykM

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I have taken the opportunity to showcase some retiring favourites!

The metallic elements I chose are Champagne Foil, and some metallic edged ribbon.

This sample uses Petal Pink and Rich Razzleberry with the Rooted in Nature stamp set and dies.

I love the detail of the Many Medallions dies. The foil looks amazing die cut this way.

I chose Very Vanilla as the base to bring through the warm tone of the foil and the inks.

This combo uses Blushing Bride and Blackberry Bliss!

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 full of colour and texture. I am really glad that the Stitched Triangles dies are carrying over!

Visit Jill’s blog here

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Heather’s card showcases a number of retiring items. I will really miss the Small Bloom punch!

Visit Heather’s blog here

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Gez’s project is perfect for using up those last pieces of designer series paper, scale them up for larger gifts.

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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Clean and Simple Card featuring Inspiring Iris

Hello Everyone,

Here’s something super simple for today’s card. This one features another overlooked stamp set, Inspiring Iris.

This is two step stamping set, although, the images can also be coloured with other mediums too.

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

I quite like the addition of the Melon Mambo on this carnation.

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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