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Something Else on Saturday #48 Featuring Elephant Friends from Hello Bluebird

Good morning all and welcome to another of my Something Else on Saturday posts! I finally managed to get my hands on some Hello Bluebird Stamps from Menny's Bastelshop in Germany as they are not (as yet!) available in the UK (Why not?!) I do wish somewhere would stock them as there's so many sets I want, but Menny's doesn't have them all in stock!

Anyway these adorable elephants are from Elepahnt Friends and I thought I would have a go at making my own frame for them to go as I don't have a die with these sort of frame (can't find one like this either, so need to keep an eye out for one!) I used my Square and Rectangle Nestabilities to cut it out and then trimmed round it to make it fit better on the actual card base, but it is a little off centre with the squares. Might have been easier to just cut the squares and rectangle out and mount them onto a piece of card!

The background was inked using Picked Raspberry and Worn Lipstick Distress Ink Oxides before spra…
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I was the lucky winner in the 7 Kids Crafts Facebook group last month and won all of the February new releases of the Sweet November stamps, which was such an amazing and generous gift! This cutie is Coco and Pebble from that collection.

Now Amy Young is the artist for Sweet November Digital Stamps and I am just in awe of how amazing an artist and colourist she is and so wish I could create the scenes that she does with just my Copics, but unfortunately I'm nowhere near her level, so I used patterned papers and die cuts to create my little walk in the park!

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Something Else on Saturday #47 Featuring Daphne by Wee Stamps

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. One of the lovely HLTAs at my school gave me a bunch of daffodils the other Friday for no other reason than it being a random act of kindness, which was such a lovely thing to do! In return for being having a blonde moment (I am blonde but not naturally!) thinking they were asparagus, I made her this pretty card using this gorgeous Daphne image from Wee Stamps, which you might be able to get from Whimsy Stamps as the Wee Stamps site has now closed, but many of them are available from Whimsy now.

I kept to a simple green and yellow combo and just added a big thanks die cute along the top.

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Good morning and happy Valentine's Day to you all. We don't really celebrate Valentine's in a huge way here in the UK. It tends to be only buying romantic gifts for your beloved rather than for everyone you care about, like it is celebrated in the USA. I did try one year to give out little cards and gifts for Valentine's to friends and work colleagues and they all thought it was a bit odd and to be honest, I haven't done it since! Maybe I will try again next year!

For this year though I have made my boyfriend a simple card, with a very fitting image for the two of us. We're both rock chicks at heart I guess and this Skull Candy Til Death image from Faery Ink was just perfect for us! I used the no lines version to add a softer look to the image and to keep the skull more grey than black.

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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to my DT post for Faery Ink Today I am sharing my latest card using the gorgeous new release Unicorn Moon. I love all things fantasy, so this digital stamp just jumped out at me to be used today!

I decided to go with an pink ombre effect on the mane and just love how it came out! I added lots of extra glittery star dies for a touch more sparkle.

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The Paper Shelter Challenge #414 With A Sentiment

Good Morning! Welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter.This week our challenge is for you to include a sentiment on your project. Nice and easy one right?!

As today is my mum's birthday, I thought I would use the opportunity to make her a pretty card using the gorgeous Romantica. I went with a pretty pink, yellow and kraft combo and added a die cut sentiment to the top.

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Something Else on Saturday #46 Featuring Love For Australia by Whimsy Stamps

Good afternoon and welcome to this week's Something Else post. I know I'm a bit late today with my post, but I just haven't had time this week to do my blogpost after work - had another big assignment to do that took every evening to complete in time!

Anyway on to my card for this week....Whimsy Stamps designer Crissy Armstrong released this cute set of digital stamps to help raise money for the Emergency Fund For Wildlife to provide food, water, shelter and emergency treatment for all those animals caught in the Australian bushfires. It was for such a good cause that I had to buy it and came up with this cute card.

This is a DL sized card and I found this cute tree patterned papers in some old Stampin' Up pack I've hardly used! I do think my images are a little big, but they just about fit on the card and then along with the sentiment, it makes for a cute one!

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Scrapper's Delights February 2020 Chibi New Release

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Here is the image preview.
And these are the other cuties that are being released today too.
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Something Else on Saturday #45 Featuring Winnie Fairytale Faraway from Polkadoodles

Good morning and welcome to this week's Something Else on Saturday post. I think I'm finally out of my Christmas card mode now and am moving on to using all these other gorgeous stamps I keep buying and stamping or printing but never actually doing anything with!

Anyway...this gorgeous girl is Winnie Fairytale Farawy from Polkadoodles and I went with a teal and pink combo this time. I do love variations on this combo - probably my fave ever! Back to using my pretty flowers as well on this one, something I haven't done for what seems like ages now!


Stamps: Winnie Fairytale Faraway from Polkadoodles, Tag Its #12 from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Melon Mambo & Pretty Peacock both from Stampin' Up, Floral Paper Bloc from Joy Crafts, Make It Colour Blending Card from Make It Crafty

Inks: Melon Mambo from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers, Clear Star Gelly Roll Pen

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