Angled Z-Fold Card with Dandelion Wishes

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I do love a fun fold – today I have a fun fold with a different ‘angle’ in that the front panels are cut to form a sort of cascade. It has a wonderful impact and may seem a little complicated but with your Stampin Paper Trimmer and a well placed pencil mark to it super easy to create.

I have used Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set as I adore those wispy seed heads, along with one of the 2020 -2022 In Colors ~ Bumble Bee paired with Pacific Point.

Oh and there is also a video tutorial to go with it!

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Colorful Seasons and Tranquil Tide

The 5th and final of the new 2017 – 2019 In-colors is Tranquil Tide, the name itself sounds calming and relaxing.  It is a very deep ‘blue’ based green which I think will make a very interesting Christmas green – one I shall try out a little nearer the time!. Once again, I have paired it with Crumb Cake and Very Vanilla but as I write this I am thinking Sahara Sand would also make a great combination. Continue reading

Sneak Peak of Powder Pink

Thursday June 1st the new Stampin’ Up! catalog goes live and with it our new In-colors.  Stampin’ Up has a palette of 40 colors and neutrals but every year we get 5 new colors which are with us for 2 years and then they are gone.  I am sad when one set retires but excited that we will have something new to play with.  As a demonstrator I get my hands on the new colors before they are launched and because I was able to go to the Demonstator event known as ‘On-Stage’ at the beginning of April I have had some of the new goodies in my hands for nearly 2 months ~ which has given me a chance to have a really good play with them and I shall be sharing more over the coming weeks.

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Gift Cards and Framelits Dies …~… Stampin’ Up!

We were invited to a couple of weddings over the last few months.  It is always so difficult to choose a gift – even with a registry list it can be tough – sometimes the happy couple can be left with the high value gifts on their list, so we decided to give gift cards – these can be added together with others and put toward those high ticket items.

Giving a gift card on its own or in one of those cards from the store is never enough for me – so to make a pretty holder to present the card in is a must ~ I have 2 to share today. Continue reading