Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 30

Colourful Feel Better Soon

Hi! I hope you’ve had a good day. It’s been another grey and dismal day, though I’m very lucky where I live and have not been affected by floods, like many in the UK have been. I wanted to make a card that was bright and colourful and I added a sentiment that could be used for anyone …

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Jan 28

Claritystamp Challenge – New Beginnings

One thing I have missed over the last few months is somehow not having the time to participate in as many card challenges as I would have liked. I’m happy to say that I have found time to include this card in the Claritystamp Challenge – New Beginnings. Though it has taken me a couple of weeks to finish it …

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Jan 26

Gerberas through the Year

Today’s blog looks at another image I designed for a calendar, and as with the Fuchsia image this design can also be used on a card. Claritystamp has a great range of flower stamps and I’ve chosen the beautiful Gerbera set. Using Claritystamps’s Gelli Art card and the outer image of the Circle Dots stencil I …

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Jan 24

A Date with Fuchsias

Hello As we approached Christmas last year, I made a number of projects for Craft Fayres I exhibited at. Over the next few blogs I thought I’d show you some calendars I made, as the images would look good on cards as well. The first one uses Fuchsia stamps from Claritystamp, which follows a sample …

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Jan 16

Less is More Challenge – Hearts

Hello! It’s been a while since I was able to participate in a card challenge, so today I’m rectifying that by designing a card for the current challenge at Less is More. The challenge this week is for a one layer card and hearts. Hearts can be used on all types of cards not just …

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Jan 14

Glorious Maple Leaves

Hello Recently I showed you a card I’d made using the remountable Maple Leave set from Claritystamp, which had been coloured with mica powders. Today I’ve a card using the same stamps which have been stamped with coloured inks. Using a selection of inks in autumnal colours from Stampin’ Up! I randomly stamped the differing …

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Jan 12

Shimmering Maple Leaves

Hello Everyone I know we area now in Winter, but I’d like to show you a birthday card I made using the remountable Maple Leave stamp set from Claritystamp. I trimmed the A5 black coated card from Claritystamp  to get a square, and coated the card with a fine layer of talcum powder. I stamped the various maple leaves using a Versamark ink pad. …

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Jan 08

A Leafy Thank You

Hello Everyone I do hope that you are okay in this weather. In my last post I mentioned I’d been making Thank You cards for my friends and family. I made a batch of cards using the Leaf Set 3 stamps and stencil from Claritystamp. Using the stencil, I first sponged a little Adirondack Willow …

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Jan 05

Winter Trees Thank You

  Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and that 2014 brings you all you dream of. I had a lovely time and was lucky enough to get a Boxing Day walk along the south coast in Dorset. The sun was out and although chilly to start with it soon warmed …

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