Super Fast Cards with Oh So Ombre Designer Series Paper

Hello Everyone,

The end of Sale-a-bration is fast approaching so I have some super fast cards to share today!

I’ve chosen the Oh So Ombre paper to work with but you could use this simple layout with any of the patterned papers available.

The topper uses the Approaching Perfection stamp set which is also part of the promotion.

I did not add any extra ribbons or embellishments to these samples, the idea was to keep them very simple on this occasion.

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

I made this card using all four colours in the Oh So Ombre collection!

Bermuda Bay and Blackberry Bliss 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 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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Berry Blessings & Sweet Strawberries

Hello Everyone,

So would you have used Pacific Point card stock with this patterned paper?

I thought it would make a change to add this in to the colour palette… I quite like it!

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

Which option do you like best?

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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Corner Bouquet Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Here we are, another week, another colour challenge.

The colours to work with today are Bumblebee, Granny Apple Green and Flirty Flamingo.

I also wanted to pull out some Sale-a-bration stamp sets. These sets are free with qualifying orders until 28th February! View the details with the Promotions button at the end of this blog post.

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

The stamparatus produced a much better result. It is a real advantage being able to stamp the image a number of times!

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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Let’s Celebrate You with the Hey Birthday Chick bundle

Hello Everyone,

I thought I’d bring you this fun card today. Here I’m featuring the Hey Birthday Chick stamp set and coordinating Birthday Chick dies!

This is so cute and has some lovely additional elements in the die set too!

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

Which colour combo 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 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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Suite Mix – Fine Art Florals & Playing with Patterns

Hello Everyone,

I usually share projects made with a single bundle or suite, but today I’m mixing and matching!

Using other products can stretch the versatility of your stash or help achieve a different look to your finished project.

I’ve worked with the Art Gallery bundle and the Playing with Patterns designer series paper.

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

I’d love to know which suites you would put together!

Here’s a close up of the original sample. I love the Purple Post ribbon and those 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 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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Clean and Simple Card with the Suite Sampler Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

For today’s project I am using the Suite Sampler stamp set.

This set is exclusively available for hosts and can be added to orders over £150 using stamping rewards!

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

The hydrangea image fits the Stitched So Sweetly and Layering Ovals dies to created beautiful card toppers.

Stampin’ Blends work so well to create the variegated look often seen in the real thing!

Here’s another card that I made using a layout my daughter designed!

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’s card really caught my eye this week. Loads of texture from the stamping, layering and inking! I do love these colours together!Visit Jill’s blog here!

Heather has made this Designer Series Paper match her card project by adding some colour with Stampin’ Blends!Visit Heather’s blog here!

Gez has combined die cutting and ink blending to create this fabulous effect for her card. I love the purple colour it has made!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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All the “C”s Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

Wow… What a challenge this was!

I was completely thrown by the Coastal Cabana but I like the end result! Ideally I think I would have used this as my layer instead of the Crushed Curry!

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

I’m still unsure whether I prefer the Coastal Cabana or Crushed Curry resin dots – what do you think?

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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How to Make Dimensional Flowers with the Lacy Petals Dies

Hello Everyone,

Did you spot these dies in the mini catalogue? I have to say it took me a while…. But so glad I did!

These beautiful flowers are so easy to make and aren’t they gorgeous!

See how to make this card in my video tutorial….

I really like the Stitched with Whimsy dies too. I used them to add some details to the background.

This sample is made with Rococo Rose cardstock. Both Pretty Peacock and Rococo Rose will retire in June!

This is the card I entered in to the blog hop at weekend… you can take a look at the rest of the hop starting here!

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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The Project Share Project Blog Hop – Black & White

Good Morning Everybody,

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

This month’s theme is Black & White!

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

Gez

Jill

Heather

I used this wonderful bundle called Best Year. The stamp set has sentiments for all year round.

The dies are easy to use. It only takes a few minutes to release all the tiny details.

You can have lots of fun with colour combinations too!

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

The bold sentiment was die cut with a Stitched Rectangle die and a few pearls completed the card.

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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Pootlers Blog Hop – Mini Catalogue Products!

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to our Mini Catalogue blog hop.

You will find loads of ideas to use your new mini catalogue products, just follow the links by clicking on the blue button below! There are two pages of links so be to check them all!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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I chose to make my project using these fantastic products!

The Stitched with Whimsy dies added stunning detail to my background layer. The set has 6 dies, 3 squares and 3 rectangles!

The layer was matted with black cardstock. Daffodil Delight ribbon was added before adhering to a Daffodil Delight card base with dimensionals.

The Delicate Petals bundle has some beautiful stamps, but the dies are amazing! The dimensional flowered were easy to create with Basic White and Daffodil Delight cardstock. The stitched lacy details are incredible.

Soft Sea Foam ink was used to stamp over the background too.

The sentiment was stamped in Daffodil Delight ink. This fitted nicely in the Double Oval punch. I love the wavy edge rather than a scallop.

I used the Black Matte Dots for the centres which pulled in the black layering. The matte finish makes these perfect for male cards too.

Here’s a close up of those stitched details!

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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Cardmaking with the Friendly Flamingo bundle

Hello Everyone,

I’m going for a tropical feel with today’s project.

The featured stamp set is Friendly Flamingo which you can find in the January to June Mini catalogue!

There are coordinating dies too… Buy the bundle and save 10%.

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

So which card do you like best?

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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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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Dragonfly Garden Colour Challenge

Hello Everyone,

I love colour challenges… This time the challenge was to use Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana and Cinnamon Cider!

I chose to work with the Dragonfly Garden bundle!

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

I think I like the Coastal Cabana dragonfly best!

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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More Stampin’ with Pretty Perennials

Hello Everyone,

I just love making cards with the Pretty Perennials stamp set.

Today, I have combined some simple stamping with some masking and a bit of ink blending!

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

This layout can be used with lots of different stamp sets!

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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Using Watercolour Pencils with the Celebrating Sunflowers bundle

Hello Everyone,

This card project has been made for a colour challenge…. The colours were perfect to go with the Celebrate Sunflowers stamp set.

The flowers were coloured using watercolour pencils and blender pens!

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

The Double Oval punch fitted the sentiment beautifully, this is such a useful punch!

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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Cardmaking with the Springtime Joy stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I wonder if you caught my post for the InspireINK Blog hop on Saturday?

I used the adorable Springtime Joy stamp set and I’m using it again today to CASE my own card to make today’s project!

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

Make sure to clean masks thoroughly between used….. My Coastal cabana turned a little grey. Fortunately, this didn’t spoil the final project.

The colour lifter marker gave my bunny a soft look! An essential for your Stampin’ Blends 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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Inspire.Create Sketch Challenge with the Vine Design Bundle

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my blog. Today I am sharing a project that I have used as my entry for the Inspire.Create challenge.

This time it’s a sketch challenge. The design team have made some wonderful samples as inspiration. You can see them here.

And this is what I created!

When I saw the circle in the sketch, I knew I wanted to use the Vine Design Bundle for my project!

I used blending brushes to add some colour to the detailed die cut.

The flowers were stamped with Seaside Spray ink and also die cut for layering over the top.

See how the card was put together in my video tutorial….

The label me fancy punch was perfect for cutting the sentiment.

Rhinestones were added to the centre of each flower. These could be substituted with pearls or other embellishments.

This sample used Rococo Rose. 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 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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InspireINK Blog Hop – Everything New!

Good Morning Everybody,

Welcome to this month’s InspireINK blog hop. This time we are focussed on all the brand new products that became available on 5th January!

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

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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I chose to work with the Springtime Joy stamp set and the Oval Occasions bundle to create an oh so cute and bright birthday card!

The sweet little lamb was coloured with Stampin’ Blends, but of course, there are other colouring mediums to choose from. I did go back to a favourite staple item in the Stitched So Sweetly dies.

I used the new blending brushes to add Flirty Flamingo ink to the background using a mask.

Gray Granite ink was used for the sentiment, which I punched with the fabulous coordinating Double Oval punch. This was layered with Flirty Flamingo over some white twine loops.

The new Pastel Pearls were the perfect finishing touch to the design, and I couldn’t resist a bit of Wink of Stella on the flowers!

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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