Just Because

Hello Everyone,

I fancied doing some colouring today so I pulled out this lovely hostess stamp set.

Choose this set when you host a party or place an order of £150 or more…… And, during Sale-a-bration get extra rewards on orders over £200.

I stamped the main image with Memento Ink. This is a ware based ink so it won’t bleed when the image is coloured with Stampin’ Blends.

The blending was achieved by starting with the lightest colour, adding the shading and then blending with the light colour again. Work in small sections while the ink is still wet for best results.

The coloured panel was then matted on to Mango Melody card stock and adhered to a Cajun Craze card base.

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.

Don’t forget to see more about Sale-a-bration and the free products available when you spend multiples of £45.

If your shopping wish list gets to £99, there’s no better time to join my team. You can choose £170 worth of products to be included in your personal starter kit; add a little extra and receive an exclusive Stampin’ Up! Craft & Carry tote.

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 Project. This week I am featuring some of the products coming in January… So exciting!

Helzie has featured this lovely floral set called All That You Are…. Just love how this has been coloured.

See more on Helzie’s blog here

Jill has already fallen for this amazing set called Butterfly Gala… There are so many options

See more on Jill’s blog here

Heather is showing the Happiness Blooms set. This has a coordinating mini punch pack.

See more about this bundle at Heather’s blog here

I hope you enjoyed these sneak peaks!

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Joy to the World

Hello Everyone,

I just love these little robins in the Feathers and Frost stamp set.

The card base was made with Garden Green card stock. Matching ink was used to stamp the Holly frame on to the background.

A 3 by 3 inch square of Whisper White card was stamped to make the topper, starting with the sentiment.

The robins were added using Memento black ink. These were coloured with Soft Suede and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends.

The piece was then layered on to red glimmer paper and adhered to the card with dimensionals.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below. Just click on the images!

There’s a sale on at the moment on selected items. See what’s on offer here

I would love to be your demonstrator.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Project Share Project

Hi there,

Today is the day I share projects made by my crafting friends… All of them feature balloons!

Heidi has made this unusual fancy fold card.

See more on Heidi’s blog here

Angelina has used this popular hostess stamp set.

See more on Angelina’s blog here

Helzie has made a cute layered watercoloured card.

See more on her blog here

I hope you enjoyed these projects.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Stencilled Snowflakes

Good Morning,

With the chilly morning we have been having, I thought I would use the Beautiful Blizzard bundle today.

The card is inspired by a project that we made at our recent team retreat curtesy of the lovely Heidi.

The main panel has made use of the “waste” from the cutting die as, a stencil.

I gently stippled ink over the portions I wanted using a sponge dauber. It didn’t matter to me that the edges weren’t perfect, it all added to the effect.

Once I was happy with the result, I adhered this to a Pool Party card which already has a white layer attached.

The sentiment was added simply at the bottom of the card and a few sequins completed 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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Big Shot

[143263]

£102.00

Autumn Winter Team card Swap

Hello Everyone,

With each catalogue launch, the team send out cards to each other to share creativity with new products.

I featured the Peaceful Poinsettia bundle.

The centrepiece was coloured with Stampin’ Blends;

  • Light & Dark Shaded Spruce
  • Light Poppy Parade
  • Light & Dark Cherry Cobbler

The coloured image was die cut ready to add to the card.

The same Poinsettia image was stamped on to a Cherry Cobbler card base. A strip of Shaded Spruce paper was adhered across the middle.

The sentiment was cut with the Everyday Label Punch and mounted on to some Merry Merlot glimmer paper.

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

Hi there,

It’s Thursday, which means another Project Share.

My crafty friends have been busy creating so many lovely things. Please click the links to see the full project.

First up this week is Heidi of Flutterby Heidi. This Darling little box is the perfect new home gift package, such a brilliant idea.

See more here

Helzie has used this adorable stamp set to make this bright and happy card…. That little fella looks so excited.

See more here

And Hannah has demonstrated how to achieve a watercolour effect on coloured card stock for a completely different look.

See more here.

I hope the ladies have inspired you as much as they have me.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Simply Scored

[122334]

£27.00

More Autumnal Leaves

Good Morning,

My lovely friend Tina wanted to see more autumn leaves, so here it is…. Especially for her!

The leaves from the Blended Seasons stamp set were stamped with black Stazon Ink on to some Whisper White card stock.

So Saffron ink was sponged over the edges of the card.

Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie, Crushed Curry and Early Espresso watercolour Pencils were used to colour the leaves. A blender pen smoothed out the lines.

The panel was layered on to Pumpkin Pie card stock and then on to a Cajun Craze card base.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Blender Pens

[102845]

£10.75

Just Add Ink #421

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to another Just Add Ink challenge entry…. This week the team has provided this sketch as inspiration. All their projects can be seen here!

I thought I would try Colouring on Vellum for this project. I picked out a geometric pattern and pale coloured Stampin’ Blend markers.

  1. Highland Heather
  2. Mint Macaron
  3. Petal Pink
  4. Flirty Flamingo
  5. Soft Sea Foam

The piece was adhered to a white card base.

The same markers were used to colour the decorative circle image from the Painted Glass stamp set.

This was adhered to a Soft Sea Foam starburst and a Pearlized Doily.

The sentiment was stamped simply with black ink.

The Delicate Trio punch was used to round the corners.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed below.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Autumnal Thank You #FMS349

Hi Everyone,

Welcome back to my usual Friday post when I create a project using a sketch from the Freshly Made Sketches challenge.

This one leaves plenty of room for creativity…. The design team have made some great inspirational projects. You can them all on the FMS blog here!

I couldn’t resist getting out the Blended Seasons stamp set once again for this challenge.

I started by using post it notes to section off the portion at the bottom. The section was coloured with Daffodil Delight ink and a sponge dauber. The leaves from the stamp set were then added using Stazon black ink.

I then coloured the leaves with Crushed Curry and Cajun Craze watercolour Pencils. A blender pen was used to smooth out the lines.

Stazon black ink was then used to add the sentiment across the top.

The panel was adhered to a Pumpkin Pie card base.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed below.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Blender Pens

[102845]

£10.75

Gorgeous Blended Seasons

Good Morning Everybody,

Today’s project is a simple presentation of the Blended Seasons stamp set. I have also used the new collection of watercolour Pencils.

These beautiful products are only available during August.

Even better, purchasing this bundle will also qualify for a Bonus Day voucher to spend during September.

To make the card, the floral image was stamped with Stazon Ink and allowed to dry.

Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green and Garden Green watercolour Pencils were used to shade the image. A blender pen was used to smooth out the Colouring.

The panel was adhered to a Granny Apple Green layer, which in turn was added to a Gorgeous Grape card base with dimensionals.

Gray Granite ink was used to stamp the lovely sentiment.

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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For George

Hello Everyone,

Last week we said goodbye to one of our colleagues who was moving on to pursue her dream career.

As she loves butterflies, I knew exactly which set to use.

The large butterfly from the Beautiful Day was stamped with Stazon ink and allowed to dry completely.

In the meantime, the base was prepared by layering Whisper White card stock on to Gray Granite card stock. Some Bermuda Bay ink was used to add some texture to the background.

The sentiment was stamped with Melon Mambo ink and layered on to Smoky Slate card stock. The corners were rounded with the Detailed Trio punch.

The butterfly was coloured using watercolour pencils and blender pens. A bone folder was used to add shape the wings which were secured with dimensionals.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

Today is also the last day to enjoy the Designer Series Paper sale and take advantage of the amazing joining offer.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity xx

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Beautiful Birthday

Hi Everyone,

Today I am using the Painted Glass stamp set.

Butterflies were stamped on to Whisper White card using Soft Sea Foam ink. Wink of Stella glitter was added before layering on to matching card stock.

The circular image was stamped with Petal Pink ink and cut with a 2″ punch.

Basic Gray ink was used to stamp another butterfly which was coloured with Stampin’ Write markers.

BlackBerry Bliss ink was use to stamp the sentiment. The corners were rounded with the Detailed Trio punch.

The elements were adhered to a BlackBerry Bliss card base.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed and linked to the online store below.

Please use the host code 4QCQ4HPT when placing your order.

Thanks for stopping by today and happy Stampin’!

Verity x

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Many Marvellous Markers

Good Morning Everybody,

Today’s project is a special thank you to my fab upline Sam Hammond …. Not only does she love rainbows, but I have used the Many Marvellous Marker collection which I only have because of her amazing generosity.

I have used the “acrylic block technique” to make this colourful background.

By adding ink from the stampin’ write markers on to the block, lightly spritzing with water and then stamping this on to watercolour paper – that’s it!

Leave it to dry and then cut it to size.

The stampin’ write markers can be used for stamping too! The sentiment from All Things Thanks was coloured with three markers, Smoky Slate, Basic Grey and Basic Black for a gradient effect.

I finished the card with black bakers twine and rhinestones.

I hope you enjoyed this project. To get your hands on these marvellous products click the links below.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stampin’!

Verity x

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Clear Block E

[118484]

£11.00

Half Full

What an amazing weekend! Becoming a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator was the best decision ever.

Yesterday was a team day put together by my upline Sam Hammond and Caroline Helwigh.

During the day, we had the opportunity to work with the Half Full stamp set.

I made three cards in the time we had… including a Christmas card with not a wine glass in sight!

The images were coloured using blender pens and ink. I can’t wait to try watercolour pencils and Stampin’ Blends with this set too!

Once coloured, the images were layered up and simply attached to card bases.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed and linked below.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stampin’!

Verity x

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Blender Pens

[102845]

£10.75

For Mum

Good Morning!

I made this card especially for my mother-in-law’s birthday last weekend.

I used the beautiful Stampin’ Blends to colour the rose image. The darkest shades of Cherry Cobbler were used in the centre, gradually blending in the lighter shades of Calypso Coral towards the edges.

The leaves were coloured with Old Olive markers. The dark shade was added along the veins of the leaves and then blended with the light marker.

The dies were used to cut a black outline image and the sentiment.

The fine tip glue pen was used to adhere the delicate outline. The sentiment was raised on dimensionals. The panel was added to a Calypso Coral card base.

I hope you enjoyed this project. The supplies used are listed and linked below.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stampin’!

Verity x

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