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Secret Garden Pool Indigo Tango

I was recently asked to make a full A4 size birthday card for a 60th birthday. The only instructions were that it had to have lots of colour. Secret Garden was the perfect stamp set for this one. I stamped flowers from the set tone on tone with Summer Starfruit, Island Indigo, Rich Razzleberry and… Continue reading Secret Garden Pool Indigo Tango

Dry Embossing · Fancy Fan TIEF · Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack · Secret Garden · Secret Garden Framelits

Secret Garden Summer Smooches Red

Today I am using Stampin' Up! products given to me as part of Madonna's mystery card kit swap from the Artfull Stampers group on Facebook. This is a group of Stampin' Up! demonstrators whose top line manager is Alisa Tilsner. It definitely took me out of my comfort zone with the very bright colours. The… Continue reading Secret Garden Summer Smooches Red

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Secret Garden Primrose Stained Glass

Back to normal cards today with another stained glass sample. The flowers were cut from Vellum using the Secret Garden Framelits, heat embossed with White EP, and then coloured on the back with a Primrose Petals marker and an Aqua Painter with Primrose Petals ink. The water causes the petals to curve which adds extra… Continue reading Secret Garden Primrose Stained Glass

Dry Embossing · Honeycomb TIEF · Secret Garden · Secret Garden Framelits · Stained Glass · Top Note · Tutorials · Vintage Verses

Stained Glass in Elegant Eggplant

Stained glass is beautiful, and you can achieve a similar effect using vellum and heat embossing. Using the Secret Garden Bundle [stamps and Framelits] from the current Seasonal Catalogue, I have been trying out this technique. Today's card starts with a base of Elegant Eggplant embossed with the new Honeycomb TIEF. A layer of Whisper… Continue reading Stained Glass in Elegant Eggplant

Chevron TIEF · Clean and Simple · Dry Embossing · Oh Hello · Secret Garden · Secret Garden Framelits

Oh Hello Secret Garden

Some more new products from the Occasions catalogue have been used today. The card base is Island Indigo, layered with Whisper White which was embossed with the Chevron TIEF. A chevron oval from the new Oh Hello set was stamped with Pool Party on Whisper White, cut and edged with Island Indigo ink. The leaves… Continue reading Oh Hello Secret Garden