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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blackberry Lagoon

The theme for the Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blog Hop this week is Final Farewell. That is, to use products that will be retiring tomorrow. I have taken all five of the In Colors that will retire: Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon, Mossy Meadow, and Tangelo Twist, and combined them with Swallowtail, Sassy Salutations and the Striped… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blackberry Lagoon

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Artful Stampers Team Challenge Calypso Cabana Delight

This week, the Artful Stampers Team Challenge is a sketch. You may have arrived from Jane Riches' blog with one of her lovely projects. I stamped the Swallowtail image on Whisper White with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then coloured it with Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana and Daffodil Delight Blendabilities. I then added a Soft Sky… Continue reading Artful Stampers Team Challenge Calypso Cabana Delight

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Swallowtail Marina Mambo

A few weeks ago, I showed you a card I created with lots of background texture. Here is another one using the same technique, but this time the background is sponged with Pink Pirouette, Melon Mambo and Sahara Sand.  I have used the Swallowtail image embossed with Black EP and sponged it with Marina Mist… Continue reading Swallowtail Marina Mambo

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Swallowtail Stylish Mambo

Today, I have used dry embossing, heat embossing and emboss resist to create this very pretty pink birthday card for my friend Janelle. I started by stamping the Swallowtail in Versamark on Whisper White. I then heat embossed it with Melon Mambo EP, sponged with Wisteria Wonder ink and fussy cut it. Using a two-way… Continue reading Swallowtail Stylish Mambo

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Swallowtail Out of the Box Plum

Today's card is CASED from Dawn Griffiths. It is called out of the box because the butterfly is part of the oval framelit. A beautiful effect. I have used Very Vanilla and Perfect Plum card stock and Perfect Plum DSP. Swallowtail and Itty Bitty Banners provided the images, whilst the accessories included Bitty Banners Framelits,… Continue reading Swallowtail Out of the Box Plum

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Swallowtail Emboss Resist

That big Swallowtail has been flying around the scene again. This time, I caught it with a colourful emboss resist. Unfortunately, it tried to fly away so I only managed to get half of it on the card. The image was inked in Versamark, and embossed with Iridescent Ice EP on Whisper White card. Pacific… Continue reading Swallowtail Emboss Resist