Thank You Card with Basket of Blooms

Pool Party, Coastal Cabana and Magenta Madness is such a bright and cheerful combination, perfect to brighten up the dull day here in Yorkshire.

It’s easy to create the flowers with the Small Bloom Punch, simply stamp and punch and then finish off in the centre with an Enamel Dot.

The greeting from So Sentimental was stamped in Coastal Cabana on a die cut from the Stitched So Sweetly die collection. The card was finished with a length of ribbon in Coastal Cabana from the Playing with Patterns Ribbon Combo Pack.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x


Hey Girlfriend Ombre Card Duo

I love the sassy girl images in the Hey Girlfriend stamp set, I think will make great cards for girls of any age to recieve. I know my seven year old has loved stamping with these more than me so far.

Today I’ve kept the cards fairly simple by just colouring with Stampin’ Blends and adding so of the Oh So Ombre 6 x 6 dsp pack as a background. This paper pack is availbale during Sale-A-Bration and is proving very popular.

I’ve used the largest scalloped square frame from the Stitched So Sweetly die set on this first card. I also had to add in the little dog as it reminds me of the one from Bella & Friends a couple of years ago, so cute!

For this card I stamped the sentiment using the Many Messages stamp and die set. This combo is great because with one stamp you get 19 messages and then simply place the die over and they all cut out in one go, so a great addition if you need a lot of sentiments quickly.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x


Just Saying Hello to the new In-Colours!!

So yesterday my pre-order arrives with goodies from the new catalogue and the first thing I had to pull out and play with were the new In-Colours for 2020-22, this is one of my favourite things about Stampin’ Up! the five new colours every month….confession time I still have cardstock in every UK colour they’ve released.

If I had to sum up this years colours in one word I’d say FUN. They bright and cheerful and looking at them just makes me happy. So lets have a closer look.

Bumble Bee Card

First up is Bumble Bee which many of you will recognise from the Ornate Garden Suite. A bright sunny yellow which I think will fit in well with Crushed Curry, Daffodil Delight and So Safffron,

Cinnamon Cider Card

Next up is Cinnamon Cider, a lovely rich chocolate brown. I can’t wait to get my hands on the Stampin’ Blends in this colour as its the prefect animal/tree brown.

Just Jade Card

This is Just Jade which is a lighter, slightly more muted version of Emerald Envy from a couple of years ago. I can see this working well with Mint Macaron and Shaded Spruce.

Magenta Madness

This is Magenta Madness and its much brighter than in the photo, think along the lines of Lemon Lime Twist, we’ve not really had a pink like this before so I’m looking forward to playing around with colour combinations for this one.

Misty Moonlight Card

Last up is Misty Moonlight. I really like this one, its as close to a perfect true blue I think you could get and the perfect compliment to Night of Navy and Seaside Spray.

So there they are our new colours which one is your favourite and which colours do you think it’ll work well with?

This cards were made using the new patterns for the Designer Series Paper Assortment and a new stamp set called Tasteful Touches, which has lovely sentiments. These will be available to customers on June 3rd. If you can’t wait that long then you can join Stampin’ Up! and become part of my team and add them to you starter kit today.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x


Sending Healing Hugs Card

Healing Hugs are something I think we’re all desperate for right now, so why not send a card one to those you care about. I’ve paired this sentiment from the So Sentimental stamp set with products from the Tropical Oasis Suite and the new Ornate Garden Suite.

Sending Healing Hugs Card - flat

I used the Mini Blossom punch from the Sale-A-Bration Rewards for the flowers, this will be available again in the new catalogue on June 3rd.

Happy Crafting

Joanne x