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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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

Hello Everyone,

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 speaks volumes in this clean and simple card….

Visit Jill’s blog here

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

Visit Heather’s blog here

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

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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Beautiful World Gatefold Card

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card had a more masculine feel and features the Beautiful World bundle and coordinating designer series paper.

To make the gatefold card base, cut the card stock lengthways at 5-7/8 inches and trim down to 8-1/2 long.

Score at 2-1/8 on both ends of the cardstock, fold and burnish really well.

The left over pieces can be used to make the topper which can be sized as you want.

Cut the DSP at 5-3/4 inches, turn and cut pieces at 2, 4 and 2 inches. These will fit the front panels and inside.

See how I put the rest of the card together in my video tutorial…..

I added a white panel inside the card to write a message.

These papers are really pretty with the brass foil!

My original sample was made with the opposite side of the paper and Basic Black cardstock.

Have you shopped the sale yet?

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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Mixed Metallic Heat Embossing with Joyful Holly

Hello Everyone,

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

Visit Jill’s blog here

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

Visit Heather’s blog here

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

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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Do More with Designer Series Paper

Hello Everyone,

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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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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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

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Gilded Gems

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£6.50

Inspired Thursday – Stylised Trees

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Here’s another card I’ve made using inspiration from the Project Share Project.

You can see the original post with the source cards here

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

Here a close up of those embossed “trees”…!

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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Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00

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.

All the ladies have been embossing this week!

Jill’s gorgeous little trees look amazing in blue and framed with snowflake designer series paper for a really frosty feel!

Visit Jill’s blog here

Heather has used both dry and best embossing in her Snowflake card. By partially embossing the front panel, there was still somewhere flat for the sentiment.

Visit Heather’s blog here

Gez has used both dry and best embossing in her card too. She has chosen to use a single heat embossed layered snowflake as her focal point.

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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Tone on Tone Stamping with the Queen Anne’s Lace stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I’m working with Queen Anne’s Lace today and you can get this set for FREE when you join Stampin’ Up! during September! Follow the link at the bottom of this post…

I chose to work with a tone on tone technique, using Gray Granite and Basic Gray.

A pop of Petal Pink and white lift the layout and give the card a feminine feel.

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

The sentiments in this set are amazing too!

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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Double Heat Embossing with the Today’s Tiles stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I trying out something fun with heat embossing today, I’m calling it double embossing!

Step one, heat emboss with clear powder.

Step two, heat emboss with coloured powder.

In this example I chose silver, this could also have been white!

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

I ended up using Rich Razzleberry card stock, but would have preferred to use Blackberry Bliss.

This is the original sample using Very Vanilla, Terracotta Tile and Cinnamon Cider.

I used gold powder for step two!

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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Stamparatus

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Inspired Thursday

Hello Everyone,

Sharing inspiration is one of the great things about being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.

And this card is inspired by my fellow Demi’s, Jill, Heather and Gez.

The original cards can be seen in this blog post….

https://inkybutterfly.wordpress.com/2020/08/06/project-share-project-106

I chose to work with;

Medium Daisy punch from Jill’s card

Vellum and Stitched Nested Dies from Heather’s card

The one sheet wonder stamping technique from Gez’s card

See how I put my card together 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 3MA77KE6 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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Emboss Resist with So Much Happy

Hello Everyone,A fun simple card for you today using the emboss resist technique.Embossing first reduces the chance of stray powder sticking to ink that may not be completely dry.I made the set using the 2019 in colours.See how I put them together in my video tutorial…..https://youtu.be/wrFj3oTfipEI 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 3MA77KE6 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 xxProduct List

Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00

Teacher Thank You cards with the Fancy Phrases Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

Nothing like some last minute crafting to bring out some creativity!

I realised I needed some teacher thank you cards….

The Fancy Phrases Stamp Set is very easy to work with and gives great results quickly.

You can see how these cards came together in my video tutorial….

And here are pictures of the yellow version,

I used the same green for the foliage, and I love the Gilded Gems to finish them 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 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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Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00

Watercolour Background with the All Wired Up stamp set from Stampin’ Up!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome, I hope you are doing well today!

This is the final background technique for this week. This time we are doing a bit of watercolouring!

See how I achieve this look by watching my video tutorial… Many apologies for the sound quality.

This is my other sample using Poppy Parade, Crushed Curry and Pacific Point.

I love the bold sentiments in the Ornate Thanks stamp 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 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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Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00

Stamparatus

[148187]

£46.00

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 clean and simple style is perfect with this stamp bundle. Beautiful summery colours!

Visit Jill’s blog here for more information.

Heather has gone monochrome! The heat embossing looks amazing!

Visit Heather’s blog here for more details.

Gez is exploring the new in colour designer series papers using all the patterns to create her card!

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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