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Happy Balloons with Distress Oxide Watercolour

Distress oxides are my favourite ink to use. I’ve had my distress oxides for a while but I haven’t used them for watercolour before, so I thought I would try them out on my card today. I chose two colours of distress oxide inks - peacock feathers and cracked pistachio, and pressed the ink pads… Continue reading Happy Balloons with Distress Oxide Watercolour

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18th Birthday with Texture Two

Today I’m sharing a card I made for an 18th birthday. I wanted to create a fun patterned background so chose the Flora and Fauna Texture Two stamp set. I die cut a stitched rounded rectangle from white card, then stamped different patterns from the set with some MFT inks. To add a pop of… Continue reading 18th Birthday with Texture Two

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Big, Bold, and Gold Happy Birthday

I'm sharing another typographic card today, featuring the Concord & 9th Double Cut Alphabet die set. I went for a striking colour combination of black and white with gold for this card, and ended up making several of them. I die cut the letters for 'happy birthday' from the MFT Black and White basics paper… Continue reading Big, Bold, and Gold Happy Birthday

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Happy Balloons

I have a birthday card to share today, featuring the fabulous C&9th Happy Balloons stamp set and dies.I started by die cutting a rounded rectangle frame. On the rectangle, I added die cut stitching details and then blended on some pinks inks for an ombré look. I adhered the frame and rectangle on a card… Continue reading Happy Balloons

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Monogram Floral Wreath

Today I have an anniversary card to share with you, featuring a floral wreath and personalised with monograms. I think it would also work great as a wedding card. I found it easiest to start by heat embossing the letters first. I used the Concord & 9th Sophisticated Scripts set and WOW gold embossing powder.… Continue reading Monogram Floral Wreath