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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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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Inspire.Create.Challenge #087 Sketch Challenge with the Peony Garden Suite

Hello Everyone,

Today I am sharing my project for the Inspire.Create challenge. Design Team!

This time it’s a sketch challenge. The rest of the design team have made some wonderful samples as inspiration. You can see them here not give it a go? We’d love to see your creations!

I have chosen the Peony Garden Suite for my design and went for a gatefold card to complement the sketch layout.

There were some tricky measurements in making this particular card, but these can be adjusted slightly to meet your needs.

Gray Granite ink was used to stamp the peony image which was coloured with Soft Sea Foam and Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends and die cut.

Elegant Faceted Gems added a touch of bling, I did manage to get my Wink of Stella working (maybe it was camera shy?) and added a bit of that too!

I hope you enjoyed this project. You can see the video tutorial here!

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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Bowties are COOL!

Hello Everyone,

When I saw this stamp set, I just knew I just knew I had to make something with those bowties….. because bowties are COOL!

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

I had real fun colouring in these bowties! Reckon these would look good in green 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 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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#StampAroundUK Video Hop – Favourite Designer Series Paper

Hi Everyone,

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

Links to the other tutorials are below!

This month everyone is using their favourite Designer Series Paper!

I’ve chosen to use Hydrangea Hill papers and acetate!

The hydrangea was coloured using Stampin’ Blends markers. The acetate can be used colour side up or down, stretching it’s use to other projects!

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

Which is your favourite Designer Series Paper?

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

Donna Lester – Taffy Crafting https://youtu.be/waoA83899bU

Tricia Smith, Smiths Crafty Creations – https://youtu.be/amonKegqZ3U

jazzledazzlecraft with Janice https://youtu.be/CvBIR9qy9uE

Esther – stampin star creations https://youtu.be/bQ5twkLy73Y

Yvonne Flitton – Crafting 4 Everyone

Jill Chapman – Paper Daisy Crafting https://youtu.be/euMXOFLl1eE

Heather Forgan – Stamp With Nellie https://youtu.be/1zeNDA_JSu8

Karen Egan – Craftykarendesigns

Gez Carpenter – Nigezza Creates https://youtu.be/um5SQvxQ6HY

artful stampin with ruth

Mitosu Crafts with Barry & Jay Soriano https://youtu.be/N1yevwFNDZw

Kate Bolt – Ink Stamp Share https://youtu.be/53gSiA-WES8

Eimear Carvill – Stamp in Colour

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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 Stampin’ Blends with A Touch of Ink Sale-a-bration stamp set

Hello Everyone,

I can’t believe Sale-a-bration is almost over! You have until Sunday to get your orders in and qualify for free items – while stocks last!

Thinking of joining? You’ll get 200 double-sided sheets of 6×6 patterned paper absolutely free included in your custom starter kit! Click the button at the bottom of this post to find out more!

I have used the stunning Sale-a-bration stamp set A Touch of Ink for today’s card project.

Whilst this is a two-step set, I wanted to get my Stampin’ Blends out and doing some colouring!

The colours I used were;

  • Old Olive / Granny Apple Green
  • Bermuda Bay / Pool Party
  • Mango Melody / Daffodil Delight

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

The Pool Party card base complements the humming bird. A touch of sparkle was added with some clear rhinestones.

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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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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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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A New Colour Combo with the Quite Curvy Bundle

Hello Everyone,

Have you ordered the Quite Curvy bundle yet? I love this set so much I had to make another card in a new colour combo!

I have used Mint Macaron for the leaves and Flirty Flamingo for the birds, with a Blushing Bride card base.

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

Snipping apart die cut images can extend their use for a range of other projects.

Wink of Stella adds just enough sparkle without the mess!

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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Mini Cards with the Peony Garden Suite

Hello Everyone,

We are making some mini cards today!

These were hiding in a drawer so I thought I would get them used up… Though these are no longer available in the online store, these could be made from white card stock or scaled up for a regular card base.

The cards are really easy to put together. You can see the process in my video tutorial….

With lots of designs in the Peony Garden paper collection there are lots of ways to create these simple cards.

Stop by tomorrow for another Peony Garden project!

Sale is 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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Simple Blending with the Bloom and Grow Stamp Set

Hello Everyone,

It’s been a while since I did some colouring with my Stampin’ Blends markers……

Here is a lovely card using the Bloom and Grow stamp set. This one is a great set to start practicing your colouring technique.

Each set of markers has a light and dark shade, making it super easy to achieve a blended look.

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

Switching the colour of the card base changes the look of the finished result even with same markers

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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Simple Poppies

Hello Everyone,

Today I bring you poppies in commemoration of Armistice Day.

I kept it simple, without a sentiment, colouring the poppies with my Stampin’ Blends markers.

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

I think the little ribbon detail really finished this design 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 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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Festive Feeling with the Quite Curvy bundle

Hello Everyone,

I hope that you have liked seeing my Curvy Cards!

Here’s another idea, this time, with some festive colours!

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

I love the sparkle you get from the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush!

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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Channel Card featuring the Quite Curvy bundle

Hello Everyone,

I am so enjoying working with this Curvy bundle!

So today, I have created this “channel card”.

I’ve used almost all the 2020 in colours too!

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

My original card is on the right, this one also has Cinnamon Cider in it 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 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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Introducing the new Quite Curvy bundle from Stampin’Up!

Hello Everyone,

Here’s a first look at a fantastic new bundle that will be available in my online store from tomorrow!

It is called Quite Curvy and has fabulous coordinating dies!

I’ve made several versions of this card in different colour combinations which are pictured at the end of this post.

This is the card I demonstrate in my video tutorial….

I just adore these little birds!

This combo is Cajun Craze, Pumpkin Pie and Daffodil Delight.

This is Mossy Meadow, Old Olive and Granny Apple Green.

And finally, Magenta Madness,Melon Mambo and Flirty Flamingo.

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 4977UJG2 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

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£23.00

InspireInk Blog Hop – October Sketch Challenge

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 take a look 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 Grace’s Garden and the coordinating dies ….

Everything was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink so I could use Stampin’ Blends to colour them in.

The Stitched Shapes dies were used to cut the sentiment from the Massive Thanks stamp set.

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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Celebrating Tina

Hello Everyone,

Today’s card is dedicated to my wonderful friend and downline Tina, who sadly passed away in August.

She loved life, loved colour, loved flowers, especially Sunflowers.

This is us at Onstage Live last November. We had so much fun!

I wanted to make something that reminded me of Tina to keep on my craft desk.

Lots of colouring and die cutting for this one to create a stunning dimensional piece.

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

She wasn’t a blingy person, but I could resist some champagne rhinestones and Wink of Stella.

And here is where I am keeping it.

Always in my thoughts.

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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Paper Trimmer

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Pootlers Team Blog Hop – August-December Mini Catalogue Favourites!

Hello Everyone,

It’s time for a team blog hop! This time we are showcasing the August-December Mini Catalogue products!

Use the link provided below to view all the other projects in this blog hop, there will be loads of different ideas!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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I picked Have a Hoot and the coordinating Peek a Hoot dies to work with.

I used the tags die in the set to create these apertures in Crumb Cake cardstock and stamped this with Crumb Cake ink.

This was used to mark a piece of Whisper White, identifying where the owls would be stamped. I used the Stamparatus to position the stamps.

The images were stamped again on a separate sheet for colouring and die cutting.

Pool Party ink was applied to the white cardstock before colouring the tree branches. (No need to colour the owls at this point).

This was adhered behind the Crumb Cake apertures, then onto a piece of Real Red cardstock before adding to a Crumb Cake card base.

The owls were coloured with Stampin’ Blends markers before die cutting. They were adhered to the card with dimensionals.

Finally, Real Red ink was used to stamp a sentiment.

I hope you enjoyed this project.

The video tutorial for this project will be available tomorrow, do stop by again then!

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

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Inspired Thursday – Playing with Poinsettias

Hello Everyone,

Did you see the Project Share Project blog post this morning? If not you can see it here

From Jill’s card I am using the striped layout with the Dainty Diamonds embossed centre panel.

From Heather’s card I am using the Playing with Patterns designer series paper and embellishments.

From Gez’s card I am using the Poinsettia Petals stamp set.

And this is the result!

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

So pleased with how this turned. The red card stock was definitely the right choice.

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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Paper Trimmer

[152392]

£23.00