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Catherine Pooler Designs

Soft ink-blended card!

Today I’m sharing a beautifully soft ink-blended card to create a bright happy card! Here I used one of my background hot foil plates along with a coordinating stencil for a soft elegant design. All it needed was a bold sentiment to finish it off.

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Die cuts

Inspired by the colour of the year: magenta!

The Pantone colour of the year is Magenta, and it inspired this trio of cards. The closest coloured cardstock I had in my stash is Hero Hues Azalea, which is more of a fuchsia pink than magenta, but I went with it and love how

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Colour Popping Florals
General Craft

Colour Popping Florals!

Why not add some colour popping florals to your cards? It is so easy when you use bright contrasting colours within a triad of colours on the colour wheel. What’s more, you can easily keep it simple in the remaining techniques as the colours do

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Teal-inspired Christmas – Three ways with one simple die

Today I’ve got a trio of cards: three ways with one simple die and I’ve got a beautiful teal-inspired Christmas colour combination. This fun and whimsical ‘More Holiday Decorations’ die from Spellbinders can create stunning and elegant cards with ease by using a beautiful colour

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Art-deco-inspired Christmas card

Art-deco-inspired Christmas card with hot foiling

 I’m really trying to stretch my supplies when it comes to Christmas cards and making different styles. Today I’m sharing an Art-deco-inspired Christmas card with hot foiling using a beautiful plate from PinkFresh Studio. Pair it with the right colour scheme and sentiment and you

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Mixed media christmas card

Mixed media Christmas card

I had a real urge to create a mixed media card today, and I wanted to do this with a Christmas card. It isn’t necessarily a traditional style Christmas card, more of a subtle nod to Christmas, other than the obvious sentiment on the front.

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ink blending resist with hot foiling
Crafty Meraki

Ink blending resist with hot foiling

When I first saw this Pagonia Mania Hot Foil Plate from Crafty Meraki, the pattern reminded me for the feathers of Peacocks. This spurred on the colour scheme for the card and I wanted to do a very loose background with gold hot foiling. Therefore

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Crafty Meraki

Colour with Eco Glitter

Today I’m showing you a fun and different way to colour your die-cut flowers and it is such a quick technique! Here I have used a beautiful floral die from Crafty Merkai, and along with some adhesive sheets, you can colour with eco glitter. This

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add intensity with emboss resist
Beginner Heat embossing

Add intensity with emboss resist – Hero arts

Christmas cards do not need to be complicated. Simple quick stamping and heat embossing can add that next quality to your Christmas cards in minutes. Add intensity with emboss resist and you’ve stepped up your card to the next level. Here I’ve used on a

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About Me

Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.


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