Curvy Floral Birthday

A bright and cheerful card using the Quite Curvy Bundle and the lovely Bumblebee gingham ribbon.

Quite Curvy Bundle – January-June Mini Catalogue page 23

Card Base – Very Vanilla Card Base 8 1/4″ x 4 1/8″
1st layer – Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Paper (DSP) 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″

Cut the DSP into shape using the Curvy Dies.

These papers will be retiring soon, so get them while they are still in stock.

Don’t forget that the 2019-2021 inks; Rococo Rose, Terracotta Tile, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray and Purple Posy will also be retiring soon, so get your refills now.

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Fancy Phrases Multi-purple layered Card

This is the card I made for Mother’s Day for my Mother-in-law, but could equally be used for a birthday, anniversary or just because. I love the corners which were made with the Detailed Trio punch, which I don’t remember to use nearly enough despite having to buy a second one because I lost mine and missed it so much.

Fancy Phrases Stamp Set – Annual Catalogue 2020/2021 page 126

Base Card – Gorgeous Grape Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
1st layer – Highland Heather Cardstock 5 3/4″ x 4″
2nd layer – Very Vanilla Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″

The image and the rhinestones were coloured with our brilliant Stampin’ Blends. I love that we can use the blends to colour our ribbons and embellishments so they match the cardstock and inks that we are using.

There is a very vintage feel to this stamp set and would be great for those of you who like to make shabby chic cards.

Until next time, happy crafting

Cas xx

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Boho Indigo Product Medley

I spotted this medley straight away in the catalogue, but hadn’t got round to buying it. We then used it for a Team event and that was it, I had to have it. I only bought the refill pack as it was the papers that had really caught my attention, but now wish I had bought the whole suite which included stamps, dies and ribbons.

Boho Indigo Suite – Annual Catalogue 2020/2021 page 9

Base Card- Very Vanilla Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
Layer 1 – Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
Layer 2 – Very Vanilla Cardstock 5 1/2″ x 3 3/4″
Layer 3 – Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper 5 1/2″ x 2 1/4″
Label and flower from Boho Indigo Product Medley
Gold Glitter Enamel Dots
Happy Birthday sentiment from Framed For You.

Base Card- Very Vanilla Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
Layer 1 – Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
Layer 2 – Very Vanilla Cardstock 3″ x 3″
Label and leaf from Boho Indigo Product Medley
Gold Glitter Enamel Dots
Happy Birthday sentiment from Framed For You.

Base Card- Very Vanilla Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
Layer 1 – Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
Label, flower and leaves from Boho Indigo Product Medley
Gold Glitter Enamel Dots
Happy Birthday sentiment from Framed For You.

Base Card- Very Vanilla Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8″
Layer 1 – Very Vanilla Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
Strips – Boho Indigo Designer Series Paper
Label and flowers from Boho Indigo Product Medley
Happy Birthday sentiment from Framed For You.

I have loads of this medley left, so there will definitely be another project coming using these lovely papers 😀

Until next time, happy crafting

Cas xx

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Dragonfly Garden Card

This card as you will see from the inside is actually a Mother’s Day card, but I couldn’t post it until Mum had received it 😀 I bought this bundle especially to make a card for Mum, but this is part of a bigger Suite called the Dandy Garden Suite which includes the Garden wishes bundle together with Designer Series paper and lots of other things.

Dandy Garden Suite- January – June 2021 Mini catalogue pages 24-27

Card Base – Pretty Peacock Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded 4 1/8″
1st layer – Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″
2nd Layer – Basic White Cardstock 5 1/2″x 3 1/2″
Inside layer – Basic White cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″

The Dragonflies were stamped in the chosen colour and then the ink was spread over the wings using Wink of Stella.

The flowers were coloured using Stampin’ Blends.

The photo doesn’t really show how beautiful the ribbon really is. It is two-tone Pretty Peacock and Old Olive and I really love it. I wish I had got some before. This will definitely be going in my hair soon 😀 What products do you love? What do you use your Stampin’ Up products for that isn’t necessarily what they were intended for?

Until next time, happy crafting

Cas xx

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Fancy Phrases Birthday

Hello, it’s been a while. I am now almost completely recovered from my fall (still can’t eat an apple and my finger will never be the same again and currently still goes purple and swells if I use it too much 😆) and my youngest has gone back to school so I have my laptop back again. I am hoping to update my blog three times a week, so thank you for staying with me 😀

Fancy Phrases – Annual Catalogue 2020-2021 page 126

Card Base – Soft Sea Foam Cardstock 8 1/4″ x 5 7/8″ scored and folded @ 4 1/8
1st layer – Watercolour Paper 5 3/4″ x 4″
Inside layer – Basic White Cardstock 5 5/8″ x 3 7/8″

For this card I used the new blending brushes in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalogue to give a light Soft Sea Foam background on the Watercolour paper.

The ribbon was coloured with the dark Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends. The image was coloured with light and dark Soft Sea Foam and Old Olive Stampin’ Blends.

I will be back on Saturday with another project for you.

Until then, happy crafting.

Cas xx

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