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Creating a background with soft ink blending - PinkFresh Studio Lush Vines

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Creating a background with soft ink blending - PinkFresh Studio Lush Vines

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. If you've tried ink blending many times, you may struggle to get that soft ink blended look. But that is a thing of the past! If you've not tried the Altenew Ink Blending tool, then it's a must for creating a background with soft ink blending! I used it along with the PinkFresh Studios Lush Vines background stamp to create this fresh and vibrant card. So let's get started! Written and photos Creating a background with soft ink blending :  To start off, trim a piece of...

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One background design two ways - Altenew Bold Bunch

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One background design two ways - Altenew Bold Bunch

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. I've been taking a few of the classes over on Altenew Acadamy, and I decided to create these two cards after taking Beyond the Basic Backgrounds class. I picked up several techniques there, some I knew about but never really used so I challenged myself to use them. What's great is you can make them as elaborate or as simple as you wish. However, I decided to one technique to create these two cards. It is a great away to combine your stamps and dies, and stretching...

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Rainbow die-cut leaf cards

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Rainbow die-cut leaf cards

    Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. It's rare for me to make a purely die-cut card or one with not much stamping, but today I've got 5 for you! These rainbow die-cut leaf cards were created with the Altenew Parlor Palm die set and I hope this shows you that you don't always have to use the die in its main form.  Of course, I did create one card using the die in the way it was intended, and I love that one just as much as the others! Written and photos...

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Quick and Easy Floral Wreath

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Quick and Easy Floral Wreath

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. A floral wreath card always looks stunning and elegant. What's more, you can pair it with a whole host of occasions and sentiments. But, it doesn't have to be time-consuming. Today I'm showing you how you can make quick and easy floral wreath cards without breaking a sweat! Written and photos Quick and Easy Floral Wreath:  Start off by applying the Altenew Wonderful Wreath stencil onto a piece of white card, trimmed to the same size as the stencil.  Using a light green ink, add colour through the...

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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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