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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Friends are Like Seashells – Stamp, Die cut and Emboss!

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I’m using something new today. This suite is intriguing as it not only has coordinating dies, but a coordinating embossing folder too!

In my experiments with these products, I discovered that you can get great results whether you use the die or embossing folder first.

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

Look out for more projects to come with this 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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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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Using the Emboss Resist Technique with Background Stamps

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This background stamp is so beautiful! I was so excited to receive it and I knew I wanted to use the emboss Resist technique.

These large stamps are easier to handle with the Stamparatus tool!

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

I also made samples using different colour combinations. Which do you like best?

This card uses Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie…

And this one uses Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo and Rich Razzleberry!

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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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’s style really suits this pretty stamp set. I love the colour choices too!

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Heather’s card is packed with texture. I love the embossed dragonfly!

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Gez has taken a different look at this stamp set to create this striking masculine card!

Visit Gez’s blog here for the details!

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.

Jill’s style speaks volumes in this clean and simple card….

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Heather’s card uses dies to create an interesting layer….

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Gez has used one of the main images to create a harmonised card design….

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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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Sale-a-bration is HERE! featuring Oh So Ombre and Corner Bouquet!

Hello Everyone,

Today is the day! New mini catalogue is live and Sale-a-bration has begun!

This is one of the biggest events in the Stampin’ Up! calendar….. Earn FREE products with qualifying orders, extra rewards for hosting a party and an extraordinary joining offer!

All new recruits will receive FIVE PACKS of 6 by 6 designer series paper, (200 sheets)…. That will make a lot of cards…. A great way to get started!

There are some gorgeous paper packs that can be selected as a freebie….. Today’s project features the Oh So Ombre collection along with the Corner Bouquet stamp set.

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

Blackberry Bliss and Bermuda Bay are two of my favourite colours!

And here are the Rococo Rose and Granny Apple Green versions….

Do you have a 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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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 continued her series aimed at new or beginner stampers! I love this card… There are some alternative colour combinations on her blog…

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Heather has created her kind with one of my favourite stamp sets…. The bubbles are so versatile and can be used with lots of other stamp sets and card layouts….

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Gez is using a colour challenge to inspire her card design… And there are more butterflies… Lifting the wings on the punched shapes brings them to life…

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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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Mixed Metallic Heat Embossing with Joyful Holly

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Thanks to my You Tube followers for the idea for this card!

These were really easy and fast to make and look fantastic…

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

Which combo do you like the best?

A scattering of rhinestones adds another bit of sparkle to the design.

Sale still on!

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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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 recreated her fancy fold project with a different colour way… So many ways to make this card for any occasion!

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Heather’s card is so elegant. I love the white heat embossing over the Balmy Blue background and the vellum doily detail!

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Gez’s card is a lovely clean and simple layout. The die adds some detail without making it too fussy!

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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.

Jill’s card is super cute. There are lots of ways to change this to suit any occasion!

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Heather is using one of my favourite bundles. The little robins are so adorable!

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Gez has been creative with her supplies to make these sweet treat holders!

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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.

Jill’s card has the wow factor, combining deep Night of Navy with classic silver and white!

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Heather has stretched her supplies to use this “Christmas” stamp set for something entirely different!

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Gez’s card shows the impact of white space in card design with a simple but effective layout using punches and patterned paper.

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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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Do More with Designer Series Paper

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Let me ask you… Have you got Designer Series Paper in your stash that you just don’t like? I mean, I know it’s rare but maybe it’s just not your favourite colour.

Have you considered stamping on it? Or even heat embossing it like I have today?

This simple modification has turned what could have been a very plain card in to something more interesting.

See the whole process in my video tutorial….

The Artistry Blooms sequins tone in to the colour of the paper beautifully.

Here are the original samples. The blue version used clear embossing powder, but I felt it didn’t have as much impact as the white.

I’d love to know if you give this a 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 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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Monochromatic Cards featuring the Lovely You stamp set

Hello Everyone,

Today’s project demonstrates that beautiful cards can be made with limited supplies.

Monochromatic designs can still have depth and interest by using second generation ink, blending and layering.

The stamped border has been heat embossed to add texture, but this step could be left out!

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

Here is my sample made with Just Jade.

The sentiment could be punched or cut down with a paper trimmer.

Tell me which is your favourite and if you try this I’d love to see them!

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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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 taken the plunge with this slim line card. The punched daisies fit well on this type of card!

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Heather has made the beautiful card. I really like the way the die cut sentiment has been trimmed down to fit the design!

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Gez has been practicing her colouring with this card. The plaid DSP is a great partner to the images!

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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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Double Emboss Resist featuring Dandelion Wishes

Hello Everyone,

Today’s project uses the emboss resist technique with a bit of a twist!

I love how it turned out!

See how I achieved this look by watching my video tutorial….

Using the direct to paper inking method gives a stronger, more solid colour to the background.

Here are both cards side by side for comparison.

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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Team Colour Challenge with Arrange a Wreath

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The team are having some fun this week with a colour challenge set by our upline…..

This is a really pretty combination and could be applied in so many ways. I chose to work with the Arrange a Wreath Bundle for my project.

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

The embossed background adds so much texture…

Rhinestones are the perfect finishing touch!

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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Layered Butterflies

Hello Everyone,

I have had these dies for a long time, but this is the first time I have used them!

These dies work in a similar way to the Blossoms in Bloom set.

You can see these in action in this blog post

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

Here are the original samples I started with…

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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Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00

Arranging a Springtime Wreath

Hello Everyone,

It may be turning chilly with autumn approaching, but I thought I’d make a little reminder of the bright colours of spring!

I’ve used the Stamparatus tool to stamp the wreath, first in Granny Apple Green ink and then again with versamark.

By heat embossing with clear powder, a glazed look can be achieved.

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

Here’s a close up of the glazed wreath and the shaped flowers!

This is the Christmas version…

And here they are together. Just shows how versatile this set can be.

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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Stamparatus

[148187]

£46.00

Gilded Gems

[152478]

£6.50

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.

This week we all took part in a team blog hop showcasing products from the August December Mini Catalogue.

There is so much to chose from, and all the ladies have used completely different products in completely different ways!

Jill’s card is very traditional, using reds and greens to colour her Christmas ornament! The shading makes it appear 3D!

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Heather has created this square card with a wonderful watercolour background! It really makes the single snowflake pop!

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Gez has gone for a halloween theme for these little treat boxes. The silver embossing looks terrific on the bats! Totally spooky!

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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