Faux Dip-Dyed Backgrounds | Make-A-Card with Tasha

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Hey crafty people! It’s Tasha again, here for another Make-A-Card Saturday! Today I made super easy faux dip-dyed backgrounds using some of my favourite Catherine Pooler blue ink shades. I also wanted to see how much different the same design would look using Spa inks against Party inks. If you aren’t familiar with Catherine Pooler’s line of inks, they are separated into two lines of colours; you have the toned down, sedate Spa line and the brighter, more in your … Read More

Easy Coloured Window Card – Bloomin’ Wellies | Video Tutorial by Jeni

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Hi, normally I find clean and simple cards difficult. I always want to add extras and use lots of involved techniques. But lately, I’ve enjoyed keeping my card making easy and simple.  Today’s video tutorial uses Bloomin Wellies stamp and dies by Catherine Pooler Designs for window cards.  Watch the video tutorial below or over on YouTube, and read on for the written tutorial. If the video does not display, please click here to watch on our YouTube channel. Like this video? … Read More

Date Night soft watercolour card by Jeni

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Hi, I’m in a floral colouring mood lately. I promise my next card won’t be floral (well, I’ll try for a non-floral card – I might fail).  Do you mix older products with new? I’ve teamed up an older Avery Elle Hand Drawn Florals stamp set with the new Diagonal Stripe cover plate die and Date Night inks by Catherine Pooler. Colouring with Date Night inks Stamping onto Bristol smooth card and I use a Zig blender pen with a … Read More

Beautiful Day Floral Tutorial & more inspiration by Helen

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Helen has a step-by-step tutorial for this beautiful blue floral card. She used the same stamp set all month for lots of inspiration which you can see at the bottom of this post.  The stamp set used is the Beautiful Day Floral by Catherine Pooler Designs. 1. Cut two pieces of white card measuring 9.5cm by 13.5cm.  Die cut part of a circle die from the bottom left hand corner of one of the pieces of card (photo 1). 2. … Read More

Non Valentines watercolour floral card by Jeni

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Hi, I am a Winter baby but I am ready for Spring with a brighter sun and slightly warmer days! I use the With Sympathy stamp set by Trinity Stamps for today’s card tutorial with some bright inks by Catherine Pooler Designs. Watch the video tutorial and read on for the written tutorial.  Like this video? Please give it a big thumbs up (you can do this on YouTube, right under the video) and share with a crafty friend! … Read More

My Favorite Human – colouring with CP inks w/video by Jeni

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I enjoy colouring florals and the beautiful floral in the Thankful for Friends stamp by Pinkfresh Studios has been waiting on my craft desk for a while. I mix ink colours from the Party collection and the Spa collection for all the stamping and colouring. You can watch the video tutorial below or over at YouTube here or read on for the written tutorial and two extra cards. Colouring with CP inks I use Royal Treatment and Sugared Lavender for … Read More

Thank You Poinsettia Card by Jeni

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Hi, I have one more card using the new Winter Poinsettia stamp by Sunshine and Bee Designs.   Heat Emboss & Colouring The Winter Poinsettia stamp is easy to colour and cut out.  I heat embossed the poinsettia with white embossing and used some Distress Inks to watercolour.  Then used Aged Mahogany for all the leaves/petals and Wild Honey for the centres. Background The background is Iced Spruce Distress Ink and Evergreen Bough Distress Ink. I inked up different areas … Read More

Floral Speedy Recovery Card by Katrina

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Hello, today I am sharing a card featuring the Spring Bouquet stamp set from Avery Elle. I started the card by stamping the main floral image from the stamp set on to white cardstock, then coloured it with my Copic Markers. I die cut it out and placed it to one side. Background Next I made a card base using white cardstock. I used the new Picket Fence Studios life changing brushes to blend some colour on to the card for … Read More

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