Another Hello

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog today! I hope everyone has had a great holiday weekend.

This is the last in my series of posts “Hello”.  I love this little chick stamp, he is such a cute little fellow. I wanted this card to be bright and cheery and this little chick made that easy to do. I have teamed him up with the lovely Crushed Curry and Lost lagoon, as these colours go beautifully together to make a bright and cheery card!

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I have had these wooden sentiments sitting around for a while and thought they made a nice change from stamped sentiments. I couldn’t decide which ribbon to use so as the Crushed Curry ribbon is nice and broad I ended up layering the ribbon and I think it worked quite well.

I wanted this cheery little chick to raise a smile – I hope that he has made you smile too! 

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you have a good week,

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P.S. If you want to get a hold of this beautiful little stamp, it is one of the lovely free Sale-a-bration products you can get when you spend £45 with me at Stampin Up – but only until 31st March!! Click here to shop now!

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Hello Friend

Hi everyone, apologies that I am a little late with my blog this week!

I love butterflies and I really love the colours of the card I have featured today. These beautiful colours are retiring soon from Stampin’ Up and you can only get these lovely papers from Sale-a-bration, so I am making the most of them!  As I mentioned in my last blog, I think we forget to send cards just to say hi, so I have made a few for this very purpose – you may see a few heading this way over the next couple of weeks!

I tried to keep this card relatively simple as I really wanted the focus, not just on the butterfly but on this beautiful hexagon stamp and punch set. I used the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set again, stamping it off a few times to give a really faded look.

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Rather than layering this card, as I often do, I decided just to ink the edges of the top piece of card with the lovely Blackberry Bliss ink. The sentiment is rather small, maybe not too noticeable but again, I didn’t want to shift the focus from the hexagons. I even added a button and linen thread to one of the hexagons to really draw it out.

I am really going to miss these beautiful inks, papers and cardstock, so I have been stocking up on them before it’s too late – you might want to do the same. Also, there are only nine more days left to take advantage of the lovely free items in Sale-a-bration, so you may want to get shopping! Click on any of the items listed below or click on my “shop now” tab and head on over to grab a bargain!

Thanks for stopping by, have a great week everyone – keep crafting and I’ll see you next week!

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Hello You!

Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a good week and a lovely weekend – and had time to craft!

I always think its so lovely to get a card that’s not for a special occasion or because you are ill, but simply to say “hello” – I think we probably don’t send that type of card enough, I know I don’t! So that’s why I decided to feature this card today.

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I love the colour combination I have used in this card – mint macaroon and tip top taupe. They are gentle colours that I think work beautifully together so I decided to use them to make this cheery greeting card. It’s also great that there is matching cardstock available for the ink pads so that everything blends well together. I used the Hello You Sizzix thinlits die set for the wording as I love the script it uses.

I used the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set to add a little interest to the background. I like a clean and uncluttered card but sometimes the background can feel a little too bare. This stamp set is great for adding that extra something -I like to stamp on scrap paper first though to take off some of the ink so you get a nice faded effect.

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Last of all on this card I found some patterned paper that really matched the colours well so I added a few hearts and stars. All I need to do now is send it to someone to say Hi!

Thank you for stopping by, I hope it has given you some crafty inspiration,

Hope you all have a great week ahead,

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Many Thanks

Hi everyone, thanks for stopping by! I hope you have all had a good weekend.

I have another set of thank you cards this week, I seem to make a lot of thank you cards but that must be a good think as it shows I must have a lot to be thankful for!

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I absolutely love the regal colours from Stampin’ Up so chose to use 5 of them to make these cards, using both the ink pads and matching cardstock.

I have used two different stamps from Another Thank You stamp set. I have made several cards from this stamp set as it says thank you in so many designs. I have used this pretty scalloped oval die cut to make the greeting really stand out as the focus of the cards.

I scored the top white layer of card on one side and at the bottom to add more dimension to the cards. I used the itty bitty punch (again, I know, but I really like it!) to add some interest.  These cards were simple to make and a pretty way to say thank you, so give them a go yourself!

I hope you liked these cards and they have inspired your creativity!

Have a great week,

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P.S please not that for the time being I shall be changing to a weekly blog instead of three times a week –  although you may see an extra one now and again if I have had an especially creative week!!

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