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Bumbleberry Blog — Gina K Cardstock

Loose Watercoloured Florals - Altenew Flower Garden

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Loose Watercoloured Florals - Altenew Flower Garden

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. When I was browsing the Bumbleberry shop, the Flower Garden stamp set from ALtenew stood out and I knew it would be perfect to colour in. If you're like me and don't always want to spend hours colouring in, this stamp set is perfect for loose watercolouring with heat embossing. This technique allows you to add colour but you don't have to be perfect and it will still look amazing.  Written and photos Loose Watercoloured Florals:  To start off, stamp a selection of the florals and leaves...

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Making your stamping pop - Gina K Cardstock / Altenew Bold Bunch

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Making your stamping pop - Gina K Cardstock / Altenew Bold Bunch

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. When I saw this Bold Bunch stamp set I thought I need to pair it with a bold design. To do this, I wanted the stamping to really pop off the card so one way to make your stamping pop is to use bright colours against dark coloured cardstock. Gina K Designs has a whole range of fabulous colours and I used two of my favourite dark colours of hers for these two cards.  Written and photos Making your stamping pop:  Start off by placing the...

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Monochromatic Pencil highlighting - MFT Floral Focus

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Monochromatic Pencil highlighting - MFT Floral Focus

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. As soon as I saw this Floral Focus from My Favorite Things I knew it needed to be the centre of attention and the best way to highlight a stamp such as this is to use a monochromatic scheme and add some shading with pencils. Using a base colour of cardstock like this helps make it easier to make the colouring look effortless, and anybody could achieve this.  Written and photos Monochromatic Pencil highlighting:  To start off, trim a piece of Gina K Double Denim cardstock down...

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Double stenciling - Altenew Flowing hearts stencil

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Double stenciling - Altenew Flowing hearts stencil

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and a lovely New Year. Today's card features the Altenew Flowing Hearts stencil and it is two stencils in one. It is perfect for double stencilling and this card creates such an impact with a simple technique.  Written and photos for Double Stencilling:  Start off by trimming down a piece of Gina K Soft Stone cardstock to 5.25" x 4. Position the Flowing Hearts Stencil off to one side and using a blending tool, blend on a soft pink ink...

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Clean and simple festive cards

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Clean and simple festive cards

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I have a couple of clean and simple festive cards using a classic Christmas colour combo of red and white. The white really makes this beautiful red cardstock from Gina K designs really pop and of course, gives a nod to Father Christmas! Written and photos Clean and simple festive cards:  To start off, adhere the MFT Pine Tree Forest stencil down over a piece of Cherry Red Gina K cardstock. Using a spatula, add a small amount of Altenew embossing paste to your glass mat and...

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