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Bumbleberry Blog — Polychromos Pencils

Creating A Slimline Christmas Scene, Using the Concord and 9th Stamps and Dies (Merry Mantle) Card One Christmas Collection.

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Creating A Slimline Christmas Scene, Using the Concord and 9th Stamps and Dies (Merry Mantle) Card One Christmas Collection.

Good Morning, I'm back today with the first card from my mini Christmas collection. I never used to be, a card maker at Christmas kind of person, as the volume you have to create can seem daunting. But I then decided to make 10 special cards for family and close friends. This makes the whole process much more enjoyable as some of the stamps and dies are just darling to use. So today we kick of the theme with this scene card , using the latest release from Concord and 9th. Products Concord and 9th Stamps Merry Mantle https://www.bumbleberrys.co.uk/collections/concord-9th/products/merry-mantle-stamp-set-6x6?variant=32882330501202 Dies...

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Adding Monochromatic Pencil Highlights - PinkFresh Studio Merry Little Christmas

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Adding Monochromatic Pencil Highlights - PinkFresh Studio Merry Little Christmas

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I've really got into my Christmas cards now, and my stash of cards is growing ready for when I need to send them out. With my cards, I'm trying to make a range of styles so I have plenty of different cards to send out. So today I'm showing you how adding monochromatic pencil highlights can really and depth to your stamping and heat embossing, creating a simple yet stunning Christmas card. So let's get started! Written and photos Adding Monochromatic Pencil Highlights:  Position a piece of Hero...

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I've got a stamp set now WHAT!!!! featuring the Main Squeeze Stamps from MFT

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I've got a stamp set now WHAT!!!! featuring the Main Squeeze Stamps from MFT

Hello there, Hope you all well,  This weeks blog is a technique I've done many times. But I have recently found how to improve that technique. (Building a Background) So you've received your stamp set and your thinking what next?   1) Firstly I see what size the images are, will they cover the card, or make up part of it.   2) Then what colours would work with those images.( Nature, Beach, Countryside, Industrial) So,  If you got a ruff idea, like the fruit  then colours etc will come with the theme.  Or you can totally go out the...

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Creating unique shaped cards with Altenew Delicate Bouquet stamp

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Creating unique shaped cards with Altenew Delicate Bouquet stamp

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Today's card was inspired after taking a class over on the Altenew Academy site, and this class was called 'with a twist'. It was all about creating cards with a twist, and this card was inspired by creating a unique shaped card. With this idea, instead of a full front card, the shape of the card was influence by the shape of the stamp. Whatsmore I added some stamping inside the card peeping out the front for a little more interest.  Written and photos - Creating...

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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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