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Elegant cards with a few easy steps - Altenew stamp & dies!

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Elegant cards with a few easy steps - Altenew stamp & dies!

    Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Elegant cards don't have to be complicated and with today's card, I'm sharing some easy tips to create them in no time.  This card combines a variety of Altenew stamp and dies to create beautiful fresh and elegant thank you card. My tips will cover composition, colour and balance so let's get started and create elegant cards with a few easy tips! Written and photos TITLE:  Next, when you have stamped the flowers out, also stamp a few leaves using a few soft shades of...

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Doubling up on your sentiments - Altenew Circle Greetings: Thanks die

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Doubling up on your sentiments - Altenew Circle Greetings: Thanks die

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team.  When I finished this card, I wasn't quite sure what to call the technique. So doubling up your sentiments seem to work because the sentiment on the front continues and doubles up as a sentiment inside the card too! It's not often that I put a sentiment inside the card, but when I saw the Altenew Circled Greetings: Thanks die, I thought it would be great for a window card. So, why not continue the sentiment inside the card. Let's get started! Written and photos Doubling up on...

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Creating a scene without stamps - Altenew Cloud stencil and Mountain Die set

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Creating a scene without stamps - Altenew Cloud stencil and Mountain Die set

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Scene making in the card world can often look intimidating with beautiful intricate scenes with a whole host of colouring media used! But scene making doesn't have to be complicated, pairing it down with some simple die-cutting and stencilling you can easily create a scene without stamps. What's more, add some ink blending in and there's not a pen/pencil or paintbrush insight so this is perfect for beginners! Written and photos Creating a scene without stamps:  Start off by die-cutting the mountain scene dies from Altenew out of...

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Quick and easy card with simple die-cutting - Altenew Rose Wreath Die

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Quick and easy card with simple die-cutting - Altenew Rose Wreath Die

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Beautiful cards don't have to take ages to make, and when you pair die-cutting with rainbow ink blending you get a match made in heaven. This quick and easy card with die-cutting uses a beautiful rose wreath from Altenew, and it is so soft and delicate with so much detail. I used it to create a beautiful CAS card with a simple bold sentiment to make a striking yet elegant card. The trick to the soft blending - the new Altenew ink blending tool.  Written and photos Quick...

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Creating a card from inspiration

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Creating a card from inspiration

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. We love to craft, and I expect we wish we could do it all the time! But we're all human and now and then we might lose our crafty mojo. Therefore creating a card from inspiration can really help get those creative juices flowing. Of course, you don't have to lose your crafty mojo to create from inspiration either. There are so many photos out there that have beautiful colour schemes which can challenge you to create beautiful cards. I took the Color Your Day class on...

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