Beautiful Poppies note book

I love this new set of dies the make a beautiful layered poppy love that the leaves are also layered I have used small note books from Morrisons as my base I covered the note book in crumb cake card embossed  a small panel for the front and distressed the edges with early espresso ink and added a tie, the poppy is made from poppy parade ,real red and black card stock the leaves are old olive and pear pizzazz.fullsizeoutput_2d3afullsizeoutput_2d3c

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Poolers Mini Catalogue Blog Hop ( Positive Thoughts )

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Thank you for joining me today ,I am taking part in the Poolers blog hop I hope you have time to look around the other pootlers blogs there are so many wonederful projects.The theme of your hop is the new mini catalogue  I have use the Positive Thoughts stamp set I love the leave in this set .I used the the baby wipe technique to make the background then stamped the leaf and butterfly in  black. I added a vellum band which I heat embossed in black and added some silver thread and a few sequins.fullsizeoutput_2d47fullsizeoutput_2d45

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Timeless Tulips

When I was given this set at onstage in November I thought it was ok but it was fabulous but now I have had a change to play with it I love it I used Pear Pizzazz, Calypso Coral and Blushing Bride for the background the Tulip was stamped in Rich Razzleberry and Pear Pizzazz. I punched the large tulip and leaves out with the punch and cut out the smaller flowers out.fullsizeoutput_2d2efullsizeoutput_2d31Thanks for stopping by today

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Forever Blossoms card 2

Happy New Year everyone hope you had a great night, we went for a very quite one with a nice meal and a good bottle of wine perfect.

I have used the same stamp set as yesterday but this time I have kept it very simple just stamping a background and colouring it in and adding a sentiment I am pleased with the way it has turn out.fullsizeoutput_2d15

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Forever Blossoms

Happy New Year Everyone, hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and are now ready for a new decade I know I am.Today I am showcasing a new stamp set from the new mini catalogue which comes out on 3rd January if you would like a copy just get in touch and I will pop one in the post for you there are so many amazing new stamp set as well as we have sale a bration for every £45. spend you can earn free rewards you will be able to find out more by popping over to my online shop Donemark papercrafts full detail will be available on 3rd January.

Forever Blossom is a part of Parisian Blossoms suite, but today i have only used the forever blossoms stamp set i have team it up with some old favourites from the annual catalogue. I used the brick mask from the pattern party decorative mask set with embossing paste when it was dry I added the granny apple green pigment sprinkles.

I coloured the flower image in granny apple green and petal pink with a little pineapple punch for the centre ,I added  some whisper white bakers twine and a few gems from the new mini catalogue, the sentiment is from a new sentiment set Peaceful moment this is going to be one of my go to sets the font is beautiful as are the sentiment.Then I mounted the card front on to a granny apple green card base.

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Less is more christmas

Less is more Christmas card from me today I am very please with how this card turned out die cut a square with the stitched shape dies. I stamped the image in shaded spruce ink then added shimmery crystal effects I added poppy parade ribbon.I stamped the sentiment in poppy parade.fullsizeoutput_2cda

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Playful Penguins

I am sorry I have not been around for a few months as some of you may know I lost my Mum in October and I lost my mojo but hopefully I will find it again soon, but I am back blogging hopefully this will be a couple of times a week and getting back to daily in the new year, I am very excited to show you all the new catalogue due out in January if you would like a copy please get in touch and I will send 1 out.

But today I have been playing with Playful Penguins this is a fun set  I stamped the penguin with the blue scarf  1st then I stamp the one with the red scarf then masked them and stamped the 3rd penguin I stamped and cut out the scarfs I add a little Mango Melody blender pen to finish the penguins off.fullsizeoutput_2cd4fullsizeoutput_2cd7

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Free Skate Pootlers Blog Hop

40454764_981903168748_5318075561568894976_oToday I am taking part in the Pootlers Blog Hop I am so lucky to be part of this team they are amazing bunch of ladies, This is the cards I made for my Pootler group swap.I have used the new pigment sprinkles they are amazing if you like brusho you will love these they are so vibrant I used the gorgeous grape one. I stamped the small snowflake background stamp with versa mark and the hear embossed it with white embossing powder I cut a pair of skates in gorgeous grape card  the lace top is cut in whisper white and the 3rd layer is the sliver blades I coloured the whisper white thread with gorgeous grape ink but it looks great with white lace.fullsizeoutput_2a15fullsizeoutput_2a18fullsizeoutput_2a1bThank you for dropping by today

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Pootler’s Team Retreat Project

On Saturday I had the honour of presenting a make and take at the Pootler’s team Retreat hope that all went well and everyone enjoyed making my project I was so nervous I have never presented to so many ladies before there will be 46 demos there the is well out of my comfort zone, But as our team leader Sam says our comfort zone is elastic lets hope mine stretches that far.

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  1. Score your DSP @ 1 7/8″, 5 3/4″ 6 1/4″ and 10 1/8″

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2. Turn and score @ 2 1/2″ and 8 1/4″

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3 Fold each corner in at 1 7/8″ to form a triangle.

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4. Fold and burnish all the score line.Fold the 1 7/8 and 10 1/8 score lines inwards, turn the DSP over with the horizontal line are towards the centre.

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5. Fold the in the top and bottom and tuck the bottom under the top.

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6. Add ribbon and decorate, as you would like.

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Card 1.  Crumb cake cardstock  is cut at 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″

Whisper white is cut at 3′ x 4 3/4″

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Card 2

Crumb cake cardstock  is cut at 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″

I stamp the flower with crumb cake ink.

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Bells Are Ringing Christmas Countdown Project 3

Today I have a quick  less is more Christmas card for you I have use the fabulous new stamp bundle Bells are Ringing.I have use our new Metallic Inks on the bell they are absolutely stunning I have tried so many Metallic ink pad in the past but have never been happy with the results so was not holding out much hope for these but I was so wrong they are fabulous the shine and detail that you get is amazing can’t recommend them highly enough . fullsizeoutput_29fb

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