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Stamps aren't just for Christmas - Create with the Cozy Town Stamp set!

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Stamps aren't just for Christmas - Create with the Cozy Town Stamp set!

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I hope you all had a lovely Christmas despite never-ending pandemic. I've got a quick post today showing you that stamps aren't just for Christmas! Haha, see the pun I did there! Well, today I've got a fun card that uses the Hero Arts Cozy Town stamp set, originally a stamp set created for Christmas cards. With a few simple techniques, you can switch up and stretch your Christmas stamps to create cards all year round! So let's get started! Written and photos Stamps aren't just for Christmas: ...

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Alternative way to colour skies - Hero Arts Rolling Hills/Cozy Town

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Alternative way to colour skies - Hero Arts Rolling Hills/Cozy Town

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Skies are often a feature of many cards, but definitely at Christmas when you're creating winter scene. But you may struggle to colour them, or perhaps you're bored with how you normal colour them. Well, today I'm showing 3 alternative ways to colour a sky rather than using markers or paints! For this card, I've used the Hero Arts Rolling Hills die, and although this has come out in a holiday release, I can see it being used all year round - just change up the scene! Written...

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Switching your stamps up to create Christmas cards

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Switching your stamps up to create Christmas cards

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. One way to get more from your stamps is to use them for different occasions. I want to show you how switching your stamps up you can easily create new and different Christmas cards. This card used the Hero Arts Eucalyptus Bold Print stamp for the background, but pair it with a Christmas colour scheme and you can trick the brain. So let's get started!! Written and photos Switching your stamps up to create Christmas cards card:  First off all, place a piece of pale green...

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Masked ink blended whimsy scene - Hero Arts: Need A Hand

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Masked ink blended whimsy scene - Hero Arts: Need A Hand

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Scene building is such a great way to build a card, but the scene doesn't always have to take over the whole of the card. Masked ink blended whimsy scenes are great for creating a small scene that jumps off the card as though you've caught a moment in time.  I used the fun Need A Hand stamp set from Hero Arts and it comes with some beautiful whimsy underwater stamps. Paired with ink blending and white space you have two modern whimsy cards!  Written and photos...

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Pencil colouring on dark cardstock - PinkFresh Studios Full Bloom

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Pencil colouring on dark cardstock - PinkFresh Studios Full Bloom

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I'm really loving using coloured cardstock panels, particularily the darker the better. But I also love to colour as well, so today I'm sharing my tips on pencil colouring on dark card. And as soon as I saw this beautiful floral stamp from PinkFresh Studios, I thought it would be perfect for just this technique! The floral arrangement allows the card to pop through against those softer colours really making the design stand out.  Written and photos Pencil colouring on dark cardstock:  To start off, trim a...

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