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Greeting Card Clean and Simple

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I often get so carried away with my ideas that I forget about clean and simple cards and how effective they look.



I applied the rules I learnt about colouring fur in the June class by Kit and Clowder to attempt to make the hedgehog look spikey and I think it worked. I got to use my Speckled egg distress ink for the first time too!!
There is a video on my YouTube channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner
Supplies Used Earlie digital stamp  from the fuzzypuff range at Polkadoodles White pre cut scalloped card base Blue polka dot card from hunkydory Distress ink in speckled egg Sentiment from English rose layering stamp- have a wonderful day Just for you sentiment Polkadoodles snow stencil Spectrum Noir alcohol markers Spectrum Noir Midas Ink in Silver
Instructions
The hedgehog was printed and colouredusing the alcohol markers


This was trimmed to 4 1/2 inch by 4 1/2 and the blue polka dot card was trimmed to 4 3/4 by 4 3/4 Inch. 
The sentiment was stamped using speckled egg distress ink then heat embossed in sn…

Spring Blossom Embossed Card

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This card uses one of my bargain finds from last week. A Daisy Mae Design Stamp in Spring Blossom. I am really pleased with how this coloured up and love the new shade of Tri-blend pen the Postman has just delivered. It is 'Bright Pink Shade' and has produced that amazingly vibrant reddish pink flower.



Embossing and Negative Dies

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Having the kids at home and trying to home school, work and have some form of family life is an interesting concept at the moment. I am running out of ideas to keep them entertained while trying to limit to some extent the amount of screen time they have. 

Friendship

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Are you like me? Are the social restrictions begin to grate on you? I understand why we need to do what we are doing but I don't think I have ever gone this long without seeing my best friend. We have been friends since I was 10, so for over 25 years we have stood shoulder to shoulder through the tough times and the great times and I now have not seen her since the beginning of March. Of course we have spoken but not actually seen each other in flesh. She lives over 30 miles away so to drive all that way just to wave through a window was against the rules.

Spring Clean

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I love cute animal cards but never thought I would describe a frog as cute!!! However the Daisy Mae Design Spring Clean stamp is an exception to that rule.
This cute little guy looks like he is throughly enjoying his scrub in the bucket and as such it needed a plain and simple card to allow the stamp to do the talking.

Up, Up and Away Easy Fun Twisted Gatefold Card

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This is a super easy card to make. I used the Daisy Mae Design Hot Air Ballon Stamp. This was one of my bargains from last week

I have had this gorgeous cloud paper for a little while now and feel this has given it the justice it deserves. It was a free download paper and Mr Printables Mr Printables Website is well worth a look, there are a lot of lovely prints.

Vintage Afternoon Tea - Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring Summer 2020

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A clean and simple, dainty afternoon tea. It shouts vintage shabby chic and I love its simplicity 

A Vibrant Fun Fold Card

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I feel like I am getting braver with distress inks and it is starting to show, I love the vibrancy of this card.

It feels really summery to me and reminds me of a red hot sunset and marigolds. Not sure why the marigolds maybe it is the orangey red.

Happiness is Coffee, Tea & Friends

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Another coffee themed entry for the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring/Summer 2020. The full details are on their website

Day 2 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring/Summer 2020

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This is my second card for the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. Today I chose to use a fun fold card that is clean and simple.

Torn Rectangle Card

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Hello and welcome. This tutorial will take you through a step by step guide on how to make a Torn Rectangle Card.  This is one of my favourite cards for if you are in a rush as it is really easy and quick.

Fun Fold Card

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A super cute and easy fun fold card, This has a teachers theme but can be adapted to whatever you wish

Full video tutorial available here Mrs H's Crafty Corner You Tube Channel
You Will Need 1 piece of card stock 11 3/4 Inch x 5 1/2 Inch 2 panels of patterned paper 1 1/2 inch x 5 Inch 1 piece of plain paper 5 Inch x 3.5 Inch 1 piece of patterned paper 5 Inch x 3.5 Inch Scoring tool Glue/ double sided tape Paper trimmer Ruler
Embellishments of your choice
I Used
Torn Edge Nesting Dies  Big Shot A class Act Stamp and Die set by Clearly Besotted  Hunkydory Score Board  Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Markers Papermania Embossing powder (In Superfine Silver) 

Instructions 
Begin by cutting your card stock to 11 3/4 Inch by 5 1/2 Inch
Score at 2, 4, 8, and 10 Inch along the length 
Place a tiny mark at 6 Inch on both edges and using your ruler score from the middle point of the middle column to the corner of the first score mark (see picture below) Trim 1/4 off the 1st panel
Fold the original 4 score lines, the verti…

Easy Unicorn Greeting Card Tutorial

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A quick and super easy card to make. The pastel colours work lovely with the mystical persona of the unicorn.