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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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Quick One Layer Design, Perfect For Valentines Or Just a Card To Say You Care.

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Quick One Layer Design, Perfect For Valentines Or Just a Card To Say You Care.

Well Hello and Welcome, Its that time of year when we start going back to our usual routines. No more festiveness. It's a shame those morning lie in's, are so good. Especially on dark cold mornings. But alas, penny's need to earned and bills need paying so back it is. The next big date on the card makers agenda, is Valentines Day. So the latest releases from the states are definitely on that theme.   One such set, is  My Favorite Things, You Have My Heart https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/my-favorite-things/products/bb-you-have-my-heart   I think this little lady and her dog are so cute. Also...

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Merry Christmas The Day Is Here. I could resist showing you this card.

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Merry Christmas The Day Is Here. I could resist showing you this card.

Hello There, Its the day we've been preparing for and all our cards have been made. I have one final design to share with you all. This is adding your own drawings to your stamp image to stretch you stash. I am a big fan of this one as ive shown you different examples over the year.         Stamp and Mask the Tree    Start Stamping and Masking your elements    Stamp your characters and keep to the side ready to 3d on at the end once they have been coloured.      Start Planning your idea and...

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Three Ways to Stretch Your Dies...... I week To GO

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Three Ways to Stretch Your Dies...... I week To GO

Example One (White on White)   Well Hello, With Just a week till the big day, I have been trying to stretch my dies to get the very best out of them. These Lovely Dies from Honeybee are so versatile. Joy, Noel Wreath Honey Cuts https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/honey-bee-stamps/products/joy-noel-wreath-honey-cuts      Example Two (Mix and Match)     Example Three (Colouring your die cuts)   Example One Products White On White The N E L and Wreath Die White Cardstock Neenah 110lb MFT Knitted Sweater Weather Background Stamp. https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/my-favorite-things/products/knitted-sweater-background MFT Bitty Holiday Wishes Sentiments https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/my-favorite-things/products/bitty-holiday-wishes?variant=30413143605330 Memento Summer Sky Blue Ink and Tuxedo Black...

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Peace,Love and Joy Three ways to use a stencil.... Christmas Card Number Four

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Peace,Love and Joy Three ways to use a stencil.... Christmas Card Number Four

Well Hi there Crafty Friends, Today see's me using three techniques, with one stencil.   Card One (Blending)     Card Two (Using a Embossing Medium)      Card Three(Highlighted)     Card One Products Peace, Love and Joy Stencil from My Favorite Things https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/products/stencil-peace-love-and-joy?_pos=1&_sid=6ce20ac3b&_ss=r   Bitty Holiday wishes from My Favorite Things https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/products/bitty-holiday-wishes?_pos=1&_sid=0e8bf5c09&_ss=r&variant=30413143605330   Sweet Holiday Penguins From My Favorite Things https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/my-favorite-things/products/sy-sweet-holiday-penguins?variant=13080403509330 Masking Paper  Large Circle Die Distress Oxide (Salty Ocean) Blending Brush Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad  Alcohol Markers Silver Embossing Powder Strip of Vellum 6 x 6 Inch Card Blank White Pom Pom (optional)   Method Take...

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