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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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Adding the finishing touches

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Adding the finishing touches

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I have been taking a few more card making classes over on Altenew and this was inspired from the Beautiful details class. There were many ways to add beautiful details to cards, and I really loved the first video of the class by adding finishing touches in a sketchy manner with a pen. Another video from the class inspired me to do some no-line watercolouring with my Zig Clean Colour Real Brush markers. For this card, as I wanted to do some no-line watercolouring, I've used the...

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Coloured stamping on coloured cardstock - Altenew Watercolored Doodles

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Coloured stamping on coloured cardstock - Altenew Watercolored Doodles

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. The cards today show you how to colour stamping on coloured cardstock, show you how to do this on light and dark coloured cardstock. For these cards, I've use the lovely Altenew Watercolour Doodles stamp set along with a great sentiment die. To add more interest, I have added shine to the cards with both embossing powders and metallic cardstock. So let's get started.  Written and photos Coloured stamping on coloured cardstock:  For this first card, we want to stamp on dark coloured cardstock. The trick for...

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Watercoloured Poppy with textured background

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Watercoloured Poppy with textured background

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. With a bit more time on your hands, now might be the time to get our your watercolour paints and practice. That's what I decided to do with the Altenew Paint-a-flower Poppy stamp set, and I loved how well it came out that I used it in today's card. I paired the soft colouring with a bold colour on the background and added some soft texture to elevate the image.  Written and photos Watercoloured Poppy with textured background:  To start off, stamp the Altenew Paint-a-flower Poppy onto...

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Spotlight stamping with coloured inks and die cutting: Altenew Watercolored Blooms

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Spotlight stamping with coloured inks and die cutting: Altenew Watercolored Blooms

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. This technique speeds up making cards as you can make two cards in one go. Spotlight stamping with coloured inks and die-cutting can create fun and interesting designs adding a focal point fo draw the viewers eye into the card and to the sentiment. For these cards, we're going to use a layering stamp, but if you prefer you can keep it simple with a one layer stamp if you prefer. So let's get started.  Written and photos Spotlight stamping with coloured inks and die-cutting:  Trim two...

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