#Simple Stamping – Label Me Bold

Keeping it simple today with the Label Me Bold stamp set. This one is full of abstract images which are perfect for creating all kinds of patterns, you can’t really go wrong. This kind of stamping with shapes is something I find very relaxing which is good as its been a stressful day!

Simple Stamping Label Me Bold - Pink

This first card features Rococo Rose and Petal Pink. For the greeting I stamped Happy Birthday three times on scrap paper in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I cut these out with a small white border and adhered them to the card with the Foam Adhesive Strips.

Simple Stamping Label Me Bold - Blue

The second card uses Bermuda Bay and Pool Party for the background colours. For a little bling I added some Champagne Rhinestones to the pink card and some Rhinestone Basic Jewels coloured in Dark Pool Party Blends among the greetings.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Proud of You Peacock Card

I have to confess I’m not a fan of this stamp set. I bought it in the suite bundlke last pre-order as I love all the accessories and embellishments which go with it, I mean how can you not love those foil sheets they are lush!

So sadly Royal Peacock has not seen much ink, even on this card I only used one stamp.

For the background I embossed some of the gorgeous Pretty Peacock Foil Sheet with the Beads & Baubles Embossing Folder, which looks stunning. I then used the largest die in the Stitched Nested Labels dies to have somewhere to add my sentiment and highlight the delicate detail in the peacock die cut.

Proud of You Peacock Card - flat

I stamped my greeting in Bermuda Bay which I think looks great with this foil but use Pretty Peacock if you prefer. I then finished the card off with some Pretty Peacock Rhinestones from the Noble Peacock collection.

This card is not my favourite but its made me think I need to go and order some more foil sheets while I still can.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Bermuda Bay Bonanza Birthday Card

Today I’m sharing this bright and cheery birthday card made with the Bonanza Buddies stamp and die bundle and the matching Birthday Bonanza Designer Paper. I love the cute little characters these stamps and dies create, perfect for any kids birthday big or small.

I’ve used Bermuda Bay as my card base as I think its highlights how bright and fun the birthday parcel ppaer is from the Birthday Bonanza DSP. I added a little of ther Ruched Daffodil Delight Ribbon across my DSP before adhering to the card to add a little texture.

birthday bonanza birthday card - flat

The Koala and Lion were stamped and then die cut. I love how  the lions mane and tail end are on one stamp and die set so they line up perfectly. The Koala was stamped in Gray Granite and the Lion in Daffodil Delight and Mango Melody. The die cut balloons were stamped in Mango Melody, Bermuda Bay and Terracotta Tile.

birthday bonanza birthday card - inside

To decorate the inside I added a row of Terracotta Tile birthday presents along the bottom of the card.

For this card I stuck to the colour scheme which matched the DSP but you could use any of our colours to make wonderful birthday cards.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

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Home to Roost Card with a Crazy Colour Combination

For today’s card I challenged myself to use some products which are not my favourites. As a starting point I pulled out some So Saffron cardstock, a colour I very very rarely use. This made me think of straw so I pulled out the Home to Roost stamp set from this year’s Sale-A-Bration selection and also the Garden Impressions 6 x 6 DSP stack which I find a little busy with so many colours included.

Here’s what I came up with and actually I quite like it, whowould have thought So Saffron, Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay would work together.

Home to Roost card - flat

Just a touch of Bermuda Bay has really brought this card to life don’t you think?

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

 

Oh My Stars Embossing Folder Birthday Card

Today I’m featuring a product which I always seem to pass over in the catalogue, the embossing folders. However in this new catalogue there are quite a few which are on my must have list and even a couple of the older ones which I can see working really well with new stamp sets.

The “Oh My Stars” embossing folder was on our demonstrator pre-order list and is one which I think makes a lovely background all on its own and it helped inspire this bold and bright birthday card.

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The colour combination of Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo and Lemon Lime Twist is perfect for this bright bold birthday card. I wanted to show also the Happy Birthday Gorgeous doesn’t just have to male floral cards and if you changed the colour scheme its perfect for male cards too.

Don’t you just love the Bermuda Bay Chevron ribbon too? The other colours are definitely on my wish-list. I love the ribbon selection in this catalogue, I just need to come up with more ways to use it so stay tuned…

Happy Crafting

Joanne x

Floral Friday: Glimmer Flower Thank You Cards

One of the most popular freebiesfrom this years Sale-A-Bration has been the glimmer paper pack. This pack includes 12 sheets of glimmer paper in three gorgeous shades of Sweet Sugarplum, Bermuda Bay and Mint Macaron. This stuff is just stunning and a little bit really makes your card “pop”.

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The photo really doesn’t do these cards justice as that little bit of glimmer just makes these cards that little bit more special. I used the wave die from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits as a trellis base for my little flowers.

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The little flowers were created from the Botanical Builder Framelits in Whisper White and the lovely glimmer paper.

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The cards were finished with a little greeting from the One Big Meaning stamp set.

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Which is your favourite colour ? I think mine is the Mint Macaron version, I know I’m going to really miss this colour when it leaves us at the end of May. If you love this colour or any of the 2015 – 2017 In-Colours then now is the time to stock up as these products will be leaving in just over two months and nearly always sell out fast.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x