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February 28, 2016
This week I have a couple of cards made using a Stampendous cling stamp and coordinating die set. Stampendous was one of the first companies that I bought stamps from over 20 years ago and I always liked them as they had some beautiful images. As I was cleaning out my craft room I found the old catalogue and the images are still lovely and it is interesting to see how fashions have changed over the years. I picked this set up through Facebook because I loved the image and the hummingbirds in it.
However, I was very disappointed with this stamp and die set. The image did not stamp clearly and crisply and the dies did not cut very cleanly. I used a Fiskars stamp press and I know this is a big stamp, but I had no problems stamping the large Fuchsia stamp from Heartfelt Creations and getting a crisp clear image.
However, I was able to make a couple of reasonable cards out of this image but I won’t be making any more which is a shame. The image is beautiful and at the moment I have these pink Bower Vine flowers outside my kitchen window and they always give a good show. I have coloured with copic markers and used flower soft for the centre of the flowers for something different.
Cardstock – CTMH White Daisy, Pear and Pomegranate
Ink – Memento
Copics – Pinks and greens (sorry I think I have packed up the chart I have – will try and remember to update this later!).
Stamp – CTMH Framed (NLA)
I have finally got myself a Cricut Explore Air and today I had some fun with some SVG files. I can’t wait to show you what I have made with it. I can’t believe I didn’t get one earlier – they are so much easier and better to use. So watch this space….
Have a good week and Happy Crafting.
January 25, 2021
Amazing Paper Grace has gone back to her roots with classic sewing inspired motifs! Introducing the Picot Petite Collection! Becca Feeken sent over these lovely dies for me to try. Over time we’ve had lace-inspired designs and have loved the feel of Hemstitching and Candlewicking. Reminiscent of needlework and treasured handwork proudly displayed, Becca Feeken …
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January 20, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back to more inspiration for Heartfelt Creations and today I have a sweet Christmas card to inspire you for next Christmas. Isn’t that snowman so cute!! I have used the new Countryside Cottage collection to create this card. Products Used: HCD1-7332 Countryside Cottage Die HCD1-7333 Cottage Tree-scapes Die HCD1-7336 Countryside Winter-scapes …
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January 18, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back. Delicate Impressions Details We’re excited to introduce another Glimmer Hot Foil collection! The Delicate Impressions Collection has five sets of Glimmer Hot Foil Plates. The fifth set, Heart Melt Sentiments, has four unique phrases with matching dies. The other four sets are designed to create borders and accents that can …
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