Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Birthday Card Using Waffle Flower’s “We Herd” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing another birthday card with you, this time using Waffle Flower’s “We Herd” stamp set!
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I started by stamping out the group of rabbits in my Misti stamping tool using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and colouring them with my alcohol markers. I used a white gel pen to add highlights and details before fussy cutting them out. I used Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts to cut three panels from white card stock, two of the second largest size and one of the largest. I cut a section from the middle of one of the smaller panels. I stamped the top and bottom sections with the confetti stamps using Iced Spruce Distress Oxide Ink.
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I took the bottom section and secured it in my Misti, stamping my sentiment on to it using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink once again. I blended the middle section of the smaller panel with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink and the edges of the larger panel with Broken China Distress Oxide Ink.
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I adhered my two sections and the bunnies tucked in to the bottom with Scor-Tape. I adhered this to my larger panel and on to my card base.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “We Herd” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Iced Spruce Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape

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Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Uncategorized

Birthday Card Using Avery Elle’s “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
I’m still working on building my birthday card stash back up at the moment and wanted to share this card I made using the adorable “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” stamp set from Avery Elle! I only used the dinosaur character for this card but there are plenty to choose from!
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I started by cutting two panels from white card stock using Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts, I cut a small window in my smaller panel using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts. I stamped my images with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink using my Misti stamping tool. I coloured them with my alcohol markers, added details and highlights with a white gel pen before fussy cutting them out.
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I used the balloon stamp from the set to stamp all over my larger panel in a random pattern using Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink again. I coloured them with my alcohol markers and added details using a white gel pen.
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I ink blended a panel big enough to fit behind my window using Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink and sprayed it with my Distress Sprayer. After I cleaned up the excess water I adhered it to the back of my panel using Scor-Tape, before popping my dino in place and adhering my images with Scor-Tape also. I adhered my smaller panel to the centre of my patterned one using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape, adhered my panel to my card and added some orange Nuvo drops for embellishment.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Avery Elle “Peek-A-Boo Scary Pals” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Anniversary Cards, Birthday Cards, Friendship Cards, Uncategorized

Celebration Card Using Waffle Flower’s “Tiny Terrarium” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
Today I’m sharing a celebration card using the “Tiny Terrarium” stamp set from Waffle Flower! I love the image from this set and knew I wanted to keep the rest of the card simple to let it really shine on it’s own.
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I used my Misti stamping tool to stamp my image using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink and coloured it using my alcohol markers. I added some white highlights and details with a gel pen and fussy cut it out. I cut a panel from white card stock using the largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and cut a window in the centre using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts.
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I cut another panel using the “Basic Rectangles” and ink blended on to it with Broken China and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks. I distressed it with my distress sprayer, let it sit for a moment before cleaning up the excess water. I adhered my window panel and backing panel together using Scor-Tape.
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I secured my panel in my Misti to stamp my sentiment using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I adhered my image in the centre of the polygon window using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape before adhering my panel to my card base.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card.
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
Shop
Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “Tiny Terrarium” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Birthday Cards, Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, New Home Cards, Uncategorized

Two Cards Using Waffle Flower’s “Office Birthday” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing two cards using Waffle Flower’s “Office Birthday” stamp set, both relatively simple to make!
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I was instantly drawn to these adorable hamsters as soon as I saw this set! I had to make a birthday card using them and decided to go for a more masculine feel, keeping the hamsters as the pop of colour in the corner!
I stamped my images using my Misti stamping platform with Gina K Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured them with my alcohol markers, added some details and highlights with a white gel pen and fussy cut them out. I cut two panels using Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative cuts, the larger from black card stock and the smaller from white. I used the “Candy Store” stencil from Heffy Doodle, turned it on it’s side slightly so the corner reached across my white panel. I masked off the rest of my panel where I didn’t want to get ink before blending Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink over my stencil. I sprayed my panel with my distress sprayer, cleaned up the excess water before splattering my panel with the same ink. I cut a small panel using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts from white card and adhered my hamsters to it as I would be using this for my focal point. I adhered the two back ones using Scor-Tape and the middle with some 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I prepared a strip of black card stock with my powder tool applicator, stamped my sentiment using Versamark ink and heat embossed it using Lawn Fawn’s white embossing powder. I adhered my black strip across my panel using Scor-Tape and popped my polygon with my hamsters up on the bottom left using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I adhered my panels together and on to a card base before finishing with some Ebony Black Nuvo drops.
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For my second card I cut two panels once again using the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant. I stamped the plant image across my panel using my Misti stamping tool and Gina K’s Amalgam Jet black ink. I created masks for all three and covered them so I could ink blend over my images. I used a piece of scrap card stock to make my own stencil for this one using Honey Bee Stamps’ “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts, adhered this temporarily over my white panel and blended within the circle using Carved Pumpkin and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink. I sprayed the circle with my distress sprayer, cleaned up the excess water, splattered it with Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink before lifting my stencil and removing the masks from my images. I coloured my images using my alcohol markers and added highlights with a white gel pen, I drew some gold lines across the plant pots also using a metallic chalk marker. I prepared a strip of black card stock with my powder tool applicator, stamped my sentiment from the “Tiny Terrarium” stamp set from Waffle Flower using Versamark ink and heat embossed it with Lawn Fawn’s white embossing powder. I trimmed down my sentiment and popped it up under my images using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape. I adhered my panels together and to my card base using Scor-Tape.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I’ll see you next week with another card!
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
Shop
Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “Office Birthday” Stamp Set
Waffle Flower “Tiny Terrarium” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Polygons” Honey Cuts
Honey Bee Stamps “Double Stitched Circles” Honey Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink
Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink
Versamark Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “Candy Store” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Embossing Powder
Lawn Fawn White Embossing Powder

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Friendship Cards, Get Well Soon Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Sending Hugs With Waffle Flower’s “Group Hug” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
I’m back after a two week break to share a card I made using Waffle Flower’s “Group Hug” stamp set! The images in this stamp set are absolutely adorable, I couldn’t resist that sweet giraffe!
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I started by using my Misti stamping platform to stamp out the large image of all the animals hugging with Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I coloured it with my alcohol markers, added details with a white gel pen and fussy cut it out. The image is pretty large so it definitely takes up the majority of your card!
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I cut a panel from white card stock using the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant. I used the same die to cut the bottom of my image also so the finished result would be cohesive.
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I blended over the Heffy Doodle “Dottie Lottie” stencil with Broken China and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Inks on to my white panel to create my background. I used my distress sprayer to distress the circles and splattered my panel with the same two ink colours to give it more texture.
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Once my background panel had dried, I used my Misti once again to line up my sentiments and stamp them on to my panel using Gina K’s Amalgam Jet Black ink. I popped my image up using 3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape and adhered my panel to my card base using Scor-Tape.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! It’s good to be back! I’m absolutely loving the Waffle Flower products we have in stock at Bumbleberry Papercrafts, I hope you are too! I’ll see you next week with another card!
Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
Shop
Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Waffle Flower “Group Hug” Stamp Set!
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Amalgam Jet Black Ink
Broken China Distress Oxide Ink
Twisted Citron Distress Oxide Ink

Stencils
Heffy Doodle “Dottie Lottie” Stencil

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
3M Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape
1/2″ Scor-Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized

Simple Friendship Card Using Concord & 9th’s “Feathered” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
This week I’m sharing a quick and simple friendship card because sometimes we need need something quick and easy on hand to brighten someone’s day! The “Feathered” stamp set from Concord & 9th is so versatile and perfect for this!
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I cut a panel down from white card stock using the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts from Mama Elephant. I used Gina K’s Amalgam “Jet Black” ink to stamp one of the feather images in a pattern all over my panel. I used my Misti stamping tool to hold my panel in place while I stamped my pattern.
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While I was waiting on the ink drying on my panel I prepped some black card stock with my powder tool applicator and stamped my sentiment in Versamark ink, coated it in gold embossing powder and set it with my heat tool. Once the embossing powder had cooled I trimmed my sentiment down in to a strip to go across my panel.
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Now that the ink on my patterned panel was dry I splattered it with two shades of gold metallic watercolour paint to add a little extra texture.
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I used Scor-Tape to adhere my sentiment across my panel once my splattered paint was dry. I mounted my patterned panel on to a black panel I had cut down using the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and adhered them to my card base using Scor-Tape.
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Thanks for reading lovelies! I can’t wait to play more with this set! I’ll see you next week with another card.

Claire
xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
Shop
Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Concord & 9th “Feathered” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Gina K Designs Amalgam “Jet Black” Ink
Versamark Ink

Tools
Misti Stamping Tool

Adhesives
1/2″ Scor-Tape

Bumbleberry Papercrafts, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day Cards, Watercolour Cards

Simple Watercolour Card Using Mama Elephant’s “Flying With Friends” Stamp Set!

Hey lovelies!
Today I’m sharing a simple card using the “Flying With Friends” stamp set from Mama Elephant! I’m guilty of always wanting to add “more” to my cards but sometimes a simple small scene is all you really need!
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I cut a panel from watercolour paper using the second largest of Mama Elephant’s “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts. I stamped the elephant on the left first using Ranger Archival Jet Black ink and created a mask for him before stamping my second elephant sitting next to him. I coloured my images and created a soft background for them using my Altenew watercolour paints. Once my paint was dry I added some highlights to my images with a white gel pen. I prepared my panel with my powder tool applicator before stamping my sentiment from Lawn Fawn’s “Let’s Toast” stamp set with Versafine Onyx Black ink to the top left of my images, I coated it in clear embossing powder and set it with my heat tool.
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I created a panel from white card stock using the largest of the “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts and ink blended it with Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink around the edges. I distressed my panel with my Distress Sprayer and cleaned up the excess water. Once my panel was dry I adhered my watercolour panel to the centre and adhered them to my card base.
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Thanks for reading lovelies!

xo

Bumbleberry Papercrafts
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Blog

Supplies

Stamps & Dies
Mama Elephant “Flying With Friends” Stamp Set
Lawn Fawn “Let’s Toast” Stamp Set
Mama Elephant “Basic Rectangles” Creative Cuts

Inks
Spun Sugar Distress Oxide Ink

Watercolour Paint
Altenew Watercolour Paints (36 Pan Set)

Craftin Desert Divas!, Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Thank You Cards, Uncategorized

Craftin Desert Divas August Release – Sneak Peek Day 2!

Hello lovelies!
August release week with Craftin Desert Divas is finally here! I know some of you have been just as excited as I am, so I’m here to showcase a card I made using the brand new adorable set Grateful Trolls and the new Hill Scene 2 stencil! I am madly in love with this set and I know all of you will be too! Make sure you click “going” to the facebook event for this release so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!
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I started off by cutting down a panel from white card stock. I blended in clouds using the Hill Scene 2 stencil, Carved Pumpkin and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide ink, changing up which side of the stencil I use each time and sometimes even flipping it over! I lightly sprayed the panel with my Distress Sprayer bottle when I had covered the entire panel and mopped up the excess using a paper towel.
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I stamped my cute little troll using Memento Tuxedo Black ink and coloured her using my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers. I added some rosy cheeks with a pink pencil, added three little dots to each cheek using my white gelly roll pen before adding highlights to the rest of my image. Once they had dried I fussy cut my image out and set it aside for a bit.
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I cut a strip of white card stock to fit across my panel for my sentiment and to ground my troll later on. I prepped the strip with my powder tool applicator, stamped my sentiment in Versafine Onyx Black ink, coated it in clear embossing powder and set it with my heat tool. I adhered the strip to my panel using double sided tape.
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I adhered my troll to my panel using double sided foam tape before backing my entire panel with the same tape and adhering to my card base. I adhered a couple of sequins from the Fall Harvest mix using liquid adhesive to finish this card up and give it a little sparkle!
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Thank you for stopping by lovelies! I can’t wait for you to see the rest of the release and the full sets! They’re too cute to resist! What are your thoughts on what you’ve seen this week so far?! Are you planning your ideas yet? 😉
Remember to stop by the Craftin Desert Divas Blog post to see what amazing peeks and inspiration the other DT members have in store for you! ❤

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xo

Craftin Desert Divas
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Links to new products will be added when they become available!
Grateful Trolls Stamp Set
Hill Scene 2 Stencil
Carved Pumpkin Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Powder Tool Applicator
White Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen
Fall Harvest Sequins

♥ Please note that the links to products and the CDD shop are affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase through these links I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. ♥
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Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized, Watercolour Cards

Sprinkled With Love Card Using Some Odd Girl “Sweet & Salty”!

Hey lovelies! ❤ I’m back with another card using the Sweet & Salty stamp set from Some Odd Girl, I personally love this stamp set as the images are such a great size for a focal image! The weather has been heating up more and more lately as summer creeps in, what more perfect time for ice cream?!

~Tools and products used will be listed at the end of this blog post!~

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I created my card base using heavyweight white card stock, and cut a panel of patterned paper from the Pink and Main “Be Brave” 6×6 paper pack to be slightly smaller than my card base. I chose the colourful triangle paper because it reminded me of bunting used for summer parties, how appropriate! I cut some strips from white card stock, I prepped one of the strips with my EK Success Powder tool so the embossing powder would only stick to the area I stamped. I stamped my sentiment “Sprinkled With Love” in Versafine onyx black ink, coated it in Papermania clear embossing powder and set with my heat tool. I then adhered the strips across the patterned paper using double sided foam tape, being careful to line them up with the edges of the patterned paper.

I stamped my ice cream cone images using Ranger Archival jet black ink as I planned to watercolour them this time around. My favourite flavour of ice cream is mint, so I felt I had to put that front and centre! I decided to go with chocolate and vanilla for the other two so they weren’t all competing too much on the card. Once they were dry I fussy cut them out by hand and adhered them together first using my regular tape runner, then adhered them beside my sentiment on my card!

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Thank you for reading lovelies! ❤ This was such a quick card to make, probably one of my quickest! I love how simple yet colourful it is at the same time, and I think it’s perfect to send to a loved one in summer! What’s your favourite flavour of ice cream?!

xo

~Supplies & Links~

**Not all supplies can be listed as they’re from local craft stores, but you can easily find similar things online as they’re pretty common!**

STAMPS:

Some Odd Girl “Sweet & Salty”

CARDSTOCK/PAPER:

Hobbycraft White Premium Smooth Card Stock (300gsm)

Pink and Main Be Brave 6×6 Paper Pack

INKS:

Tsukineko Versafine Onyx Black Ink

Ranger Archival Jet Black Ink

POWDER TOOL:

EK Success Powder Tool

PAPER TRIMMER:

Tonic Studios Guillotine Trimmer

FOAM TAPE:

3M Scotch R Double Sided Foam Tape

EMBOSSING POWDER:

Papermania Clear

HEAT TOOL:

Papermania Multi-Purpose Heat Tool

Friendship Cards, Just Because Cards, Uncategorized, Watercolour Cards

I Miss You Friendship Card Using Distress Inks!

Hello lovelies! ❤

Sharing another quick and easy card with you today, perfect to send to those you may not see every day!

~Tools and products used will be listed at the end of this blog post!~

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I cut a panel from white card stock and picked which distress ink colours I wanted to work with (colours used & links will be listed at the end of this post!). The sun was shining so it only seemed right to go for some red, yellow and pink for that summery feel! I placed the inks directly on to my glass craft mat and sprayed with some water, then smooshed my panel on the surface to pick up the colour remembering to dry between each layer for a textured feel. When I was happy with how  it looked I splattered it with some gold metallic watercolour paint from my Gansai Tambi “Starry Colors” palette and set aside to dry.

I created my card base and top panel using white card stock and rounded the corners with a corner punch. I then cut some black matte paper larger than my top panel and rounded the corners for a cohesive look and adhered to my card base. To finish my top panel I die cut the stitched heart window with Lawn Fawn’s Outside In Stitched Heart stackable dies.

For my sentiment I decided to go with the “I Miss You” stamp from Simon Says Stamp “Seeing Stars”. I treated some black card stock with my EK Success powder tool, stamped my sentiment in Versamark ink and heat embossed it with Altenew Pure White embossing powder. I cut it down in to a thin sentiment strip and adhered it across the back of my stitched heart using my regular tape runner.

To finish the card I backed the stitched heart panel with foam tape and adhered it to the ink smooshed panel, then adhered it to my card base using my regular tape runner.

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Thanks for reading lovelies! ❤ Do you prefer simpler cards or cards with a lot of colour and images? Let me know in the comments below! ❤

xo

~Supplies & Links~

**Not all supplies can be listed as they’re from local craft stores, but you can easily find similar things online as they’re pretty common!**

STAMPS:

Simon Says Stamp “Seeing Stars”

DIES:

Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Heart Stackables

CARDSTOCK/PAPER:

Hobbycraft White Premium Smooth Card (300gsm)

FOAM TAPE:

3M Scotch R Double Sided Foam Tape

WATERCOLOUR PAINT:

Gansai Tambi “Starry Colors”

DIE CUTTING MACHINE:

Sizzix Big Shot

POWDER TOOL:

EK Success Powder Tool

INKS:

Ranger/Tim Holtz Picked Raspberry Distress Ink

Ranger/Tim Holtz Abandoned Coral Distress Ink

Ranger/Tim Holtz Fossilized Amber Distress Ink

Tsukineko Versamark “Watermark” Ink

HEAT TOOL:

Papermania Multi-Purpose Heat Tool

PAPER TRIMMER:

Tonic Studios Guillotine Trimmer

EMBOSSING POWDER:

Altenew Pure White