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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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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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Elegant stamping CAS Card - Altenew Handpicked Bouquet

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Elegant stamping CAS Card - Altenew Handpicked Bouquet

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Of course, Altenew is known for their beautiful floral stamps and they are perfect for elegant stamping CAS cards. The effortless designs can easily take centre place and you don't have to do much for the card to shine. The floral from the Handpicked Bouquet is a beautiful floral stamp that can take centre stage on a card with a simple sentiment and background to help it shine.  Written and photos Elegant stamping CAS Card:  Start off by stamping the outline of the Handpicked Bouquet floral onto...

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No-line Pencil colouring on dark colour cardstock - Altenew Blooming Bouquet

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No-line Pencil colouring on dark colour cardstock - Altenew Blooming Bouquet

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. If you like to use pencils to colour images in, but are tired of colouring onto white cardstock, then why not try coloured instead? It is very easy to do when you know-how and can add so much atmosphere to your card with such a simple change. For today's card, I used the Slate cardstock from Gina K Designs to create an elegant yet modest sympathy 'I'm here with you' card. Pair this with soft subtle stencil background and you've got a match made in heaven! Written...

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