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Bumbleberry Blog — Verity Biddlecombe

Creating custom cards with alphabet dies - PinkFresh Studio Lea's Ornate Lowercase dies

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Creating custom cards with alphabet dies - PinkFresh Studio Lea's Ornate Lowercase dies

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. When I was setting out to make a birthday card, I wanted to customise it for my niece and what better way than creating custom cards with alphabet dies! The beautiful Lea's Ornate lowercase alphabets die from PinkFresh Studios caught my eye and knew these would be great for creating whimsy custom cards. I paired it with an ombre pink colour scheme to create a fun bold modern birthday card.  Written and photos Creating custom cards with alphabet dies:  To start off, place a piece of white card...

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Using your dye inks to watercolour - Altenew Wild & Free

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Using your dye inks to watercolour - Altenew Wild & Free

  Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. If you have a lot of ink pads or re-inkers in your stash and are looking for more ways to use them, then this technique is just what you've been looking for. Whatsmore, if you've wanted to get that watercolour look but don't have any watercolour paints then this technique is a great way to achieve it. You can use your dye inks to watercolour in, and pair it with heat embossing to make it that one step easier for even a novice watercolourist.  Written and...

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One wreath, two looks! - Altenew Blossom Wreath

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One wreath, two looks! - Altenew Blossom Wreath

 Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Today I've got two cards for created with just one wreath stamp set. You can easily switch up a design and create two different looks with hardly any event. Whatsmore, change the colour scheme and you have even more looks. Both cards are so easy to make, so let's get started! Written and photos One wreath, two looks!:  Bold CAS wreath card: For the first look, we are going to create a CAS wreath card without the outline stamp stamped however we can still use this to...

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Altering your Slim-line dies for any length of card - PinkFresh Studio Slim-line Stitched Rectangles

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Altering your Slim-line dies for any length of card - PinkFresh Studio Slim-line Stitched Rectangles

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. Slim-line cards are very on-trend at the moment, and most companies bringing out dies are US based and suit US cards/envelopes. However, we can still use them to create cards with their sizing or altering them to create cards that fit in the standard UK envelopes. So today's card uses the PinkFresh Studio Essentials: Slim-line Stitched Rectangles to create UK DL cards which measure 10cm X 21cm. These current dies measure 9.7cm X 22.5cm, so a tad too long for our cards! This length of the card...

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Creating a card from inspiration

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Creating a card from inspiration

Hello there, it is Verity here from Pretty Little Button for the Bumbleberry Design team. We love to craft, and I expect we wish we could do it all the time! But we're all human and now and then we might lose our crafty mojo. Therefore creating a card from inspiration can really help get those creative juices flowing. Of course, you don't have to lose your crafty mojo to create from inspiration either. There are so many photos out there that have beautiful colour schemes which can challenge you to create beautiful cards. I took the Color Your Day class on...

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