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Bumbleberry Blog — Verity Biddlecombe

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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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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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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