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Creative Crew Challenge 4 – June 2014

The fourth and final challenge for the month is Scrapbook and More Focus: "Celebrate your best friend on a scrapbook page or by making a gift for them."  Flowers are the perfect gift, so I have made a floral basket using retiring products. The flowers and leaves are from the Secret Garden stamps and Framelits.… Continue reading Creative Crew Challenge 4 – June 2014

Backyard Basics · Backyard Basics Framelits · Embossing with DIes / Punches · Hexagon Hive Thinlits Die · Six-Sided Sampler

Backyard Basics Hexagon Hive Sugar Curry Bee

The bee from Backyard Basics teams beautifully with the Hexagon Hive Thinlits. Instead of cutting out the hive, I used the Thinlits Die to emboss a piece of Whisper White. Whilst the die was still on the card stock, I sponged it with Crushed Curry. After stamping a sentiment from Six Sided Sampler, I added… Continue reading Backyard Basics Hexagon Hive Sugar Curry Bee

Adorning Accents Bracket Die · Backyard Basics · Backyard Basics Framelits · Dry Embossing · Loving Thoughts · Needlepoint Border TIEF

Backyard Basics Cantaloupe Sorbet Butterfly

I hope you are not tired of seeing Backyard Basics yet. It is a very versatile set with a variety of images. Today, I am using it with the Sweet Sorbet DSP which is a FREE Sale-a-bration product. The base card of Crisp Cantaloupe and the DSP were cut with one of the Adorning Accents… Continue reading Backyard Basics Cantaloupe Sorbet Butterfly

Backyard Basics · Backyard Basics Framelits · Dry Debossing · Framed Tulips TIEF · Sassy Salutations

Backyard Basics Primrose Flowers

You have seen a few projects with the Backyard Basics Bundle. Here is another one. I took a piece of Primrose Petals and embossed it with the Framed Tulips TIEF. I then layered it onto a base of the same colour. I stamped the flower image and cut it with the matching Framelit, and then… Continue reading Backyard Basics Primrose Flowers

Backyard Basics · Backyard Basics Framelits · Centre Step · Fancy Fold · Sassy Salutations · Step Card · Window Frames Framelits

Backyard Basics Watercolor Indigo Tulips

Backyard Basics is the centre of attention again. I have made a centre step card [see Tutorials page for instructions] using Island Indigo card stock. The layers have all been cut from a piece of the new Watercolor Wonder DSP, the main piece using a Windows Frame Framelit. I stamped the tulips on the side… Continue reading Backyard Basics Watercolor Indigo Tulips

Backyard Basics · Bitty Banners Framelits · Circle Card Thinlits · Fancy Fold · Monochromatic · Swing Flip/Flop card

Backyard Basics Pool Party Circle

Do you remember the Circle Card Thinlits Die? I used it for quite a few Christmas cards. Now I am using it to showcase an image from Backyard Basics. Did you know there are matching Framelits dies for this stamp set and you can purchase the bundle for a 15% discount? I will show you… Continue reading Backyard Basics Pool Party Circle