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Creating a background with soft ink blending - PinkFresh Studio Lush Vines

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Creating a background with soft ink blending - PinkFresh Studio Lush Vines

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. If you've tried ink blending many times, you may struggle to get that soft ink blended look. But that is a thing of the past! If you've not tried the Altenew Ink Blending tool, then it's a must for creating a background with soft ink blending! I used it along with the PinkFresh Studios Lush Vines background stamp to create this fresh and vibrant card. So let's get started! Written and photos Creating a background with soft ink blending :  To start off, trim a piece of...

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Creating unique shaped cards with Altenew Delicate Bouquet stamp

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Creating unique shaped cards with Altenew Delicate Bouquet stamp

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Today's card was inspired after taking a class over on the Altenew Academy site, and this class was called 'with a twist'. It was all about creating cards with a twist, and this card was inspired by creating a unique shaped card. With this idea, instead of a full front card, the shape of the card was influence by the shape of the stamp. Whatsmore I added some stamping inside the card peeping out the front for a little more interest.  Written and photos - Creating...

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Rainbow die-cut leaf cards

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Rainbow die-cut leaf cards

    Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. It's rare for me to make a purely die-cut card or one with not much stamping, but today I've got 5 for you! These rainbow die-cut leaf cards were created with the Altenew Parlor Palm die set and I hope this shows you that you don't always have to use the die in its main form.  Of course, I did create one card using the die in the way it was intended, and I love that one just as much as the others! Written and photos...

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Retro Ombre stamping - Altenew Retro Plantines

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Retro Ombre stamping - Altenew Retro Plantines

    Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. This Retro Plantine stamp set from Altenew has such fun foliage which when paired with bold colours creates a stunning retro feel. However, you can step the stamping up a notch by also doing a bit of fun retro ombre stamping with your inks for added interest. As well, pair this with the Parlor Palm die set and you can create a fun little potted plant to adorn your card.  Written and photos Retro Ombre stamping :  To start off, place a selection of the foliage...

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Clean & Simple Mixed Media Card

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Clean & Simple Mixed Media Card

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Sometimes, when I think about mixed median, I think it is very messy and needs lots of layers. But in my crafty world, it doesn't have to me. I've created this clean and simple mixed media card with a few different products along with a clean and simple sentiment. You could easily change up the sentiment for any you prefer to suit the occasion.  Written and photos Clean & Simple Mixed Media Card:  To start off, adhere the Altenew Feathered Leaves stencil to a piece of Plum Punch...

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