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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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Floral miss you - Altenew Flower Garden and Fancy Miss You

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Floral miss you - Altenew Flower Garden and Fancy Miss You

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Sometimes all you need is a bit of time to just sit and colour. The Flower Garden stamp set from Altenew is ideal for this, with simple outline stamps with large images ideal for even beginners to colour. I also really wanted to use the Altenew Miss You die - I love these script words dies from Altenew at the moment. It pairs so well with florals to make a sweet card to send to a friend.  Written and photos Floral miss you:  Start off by stamping a...

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You are in our thoughts

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You are in our thoughts

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. It can be a hard time for everybody and I wanted to make a card that you could send to someone to show them they're in your thoughts. For this card, I mainly focused on Die-cutting to create the main elements of the card, choosing a dark cardstock for the floral to pop off. Please know that you are in our thoughts here at Bumbleberry Papercrafts! Written and photos You are in our thoughts:  To start off, trim a piece of Slate Gina K Cardstock down to 5.5*4.25". With...

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Creating masculine and feminine birthday card sets

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Creating masculine and feminine birthday card sets

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Today’s post is all about creating two sets of birthday cards using the same techniques, but one tailored more as masculine and the other more feminine. What’s more, I’ve also created a box for each set so these could easily be given as a gift set for someone to use so make sure you check those out at the end. Video tutorial Creating masculine and feminine birthday card sets:      Written and photos Creating masculine and feminine birthday card sets:  To start off with, we're going to...

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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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