Video : Colour with ‘U’ – Copic Colouring!

Adorable card by Therese! Love her videos, too…she makes me giggle with her…:)

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Guest Designer: Taheerah Atchia

What a gorgeous creation Taheera has for us from The Ton!

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Hi everyone, Happy Wednesday! It’s Taheerah and I’m so happy to be joining you again this month as The Ton’s Guest Designer! I’ve been having a ball so far!

The Ton does flower designs like nobody else. There’s always something different or unique about them that sets them apart. The Dahlia Close-Up Cling Background stamp is a perfect example and I couldn’t wait to ink it up:

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With such a striking background, you don’t want the sentiment to distract too much, so I opted for one of the quotes from the Timeless Icons Sentiment stamp set. The subtle look of the sentiments matched the elegance of the design perfectly.

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Video : How to Line up Images – Scrapbook Boutique!

I giggle every time I see Therese making these ca-ute wobble cards. Check out these sweet little hedgehogs!!

Today at Scrapbook Boutique I wanted to share with you one of the easiest ways that I find to ‘line up’ images. and there is lots of cuteness with some great MFT stamps and also a little bit of ‘action’ too!  I decided to film as I created.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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You can find the links for these products below or head on over to Scrapbook Boutique, where there are new goodies being added to the store all the time.  Look forward to seeing you again real soon!

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Other Supplies:  Copics – E31,25 / YR04,24 / R11,20,22 / 0 / Y17.

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Altenew January Release Blog Hop II + Giveaway!

OMGosh, what stunning Altenew cards Therese has whipped up for us!!! I am totally in awe of that Lighthouse one!

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I’m so excited to be taking part in Altenew’s 2017 January release and blog hop, and if you arrived here from Jennifer McGuire’s blog then you are exactly where you need to be.  Today we will be releasing 18 stamp sets, 18 die sets and 12 inks!

Today I have made three quite different cards from this amazing release starting with this sympathy card using the Be a Lighthouse stamp set.  It’s hard to tell, but I’ve popped up the whole front panel so it looks like the Dark Gray cardstock is inset.

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My second card is a little more modern, using the fab silhouette girl and matching die from Let the Wind Carry You.  I’m still trying to work out if she’s holding a torch or a paintbrush…  so I’ll let you decide.  I also used some of the new colours from the release, bright greens, oranges and cool grays…

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Penny Black Christmas Critters!

I adore Therese’s ca-ute Christmas cards! I especially love the one with the mouse & little birdie!

Today is all about cute critters on a Chrissy card, and of course they are from Penny Black Deck the Halls.  These were published in the Australian Cardmaking, Stamping & Papercraft magazine and I was lucky to make the cover with this cute little mouse!

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Are you nearly ready yet?  Christmas is only just round the corner….  do you have any major plans or is going to be a quiet one for you this year?  I’m working but will be home in the evening, so looking forward to a ‘tapas’ style Christmas feast with a little champagne on the side…

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Other Supplies:  Prismacolor Pencils – True Green / Olive Green / Spring Green / Light Aqua / Crimson Red / Carmine Red / Tuscan Red / Putty Beige / Peach Beige / Chocolate / Light Umber / French Grey 70, 90% / Peach / Salmon Pink / Orange / Goldenrod…

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Video : A ‘Smooshed’ Penny Black Snow Fairy!

Such an adorable image! And I really LOVE your smooshed background, Therese!

Today I felt like ‘smooshing’ it’s been a while, but I thought it would be fun to play with some analogous colours and of course add a sweet fairy from Penny Black.  I decided to film this card.

You can see the video below or Watch it in HD at Youtube.

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So excited to be finally working on the Chrissy stash, and of course you know I’ve got to make some extras this year for the Caring Hearts Drive and you can join in too, here are the deets for Australia!.

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Other Supplies:  Copics – E000,00,11. / 0 / C0 / B000 / YG03,21 / BG11,72,75.

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Mama Elephant-August Stampede

Adorable bookmarks card by Laura!

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Welcome to the Mama Elephant Design Team blog hop!
Our newest release is now live and available for purchase in the store!

My project features the adorable new Page Huggers stamp set with coordinating dies.

Mama Elephant-Page HuggersI used the Classic Stripe Cover die for the background and combined the Hello script die with a sentiment from Photo Bomb.
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Mama Elephant-Page HuggersEmma fell in love with the little mouse and couldn’t wait to try it out it in her Dr.Suess book.
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To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is picking 3 winners to win their choice of stamp set! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. You have up to 4 chances to qualify to win!

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