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It’s Mothers’ Day in the UK today – so a massive Mums Day shout out to everyone celebrating today! You all rock! I was awoken to a treasure hunt of gifts and a beautiful handmade card from little Piper.

I have a video today showing how I made two Mothers’ Day cards – one for my Mummsy and one for my mother-in-law. In both, I used a stamped image in the place of a letter – I love that this is so fun!

Both cards have a similar inked background, and i used stencils to create some interest. The stars are from Winnie & Walter and the hearts are from Simon Says Stamp. I also introduced a bit of glitter on both.

For this one, I used holographic embossing powder on the sentiment (which is from reverse confetti), and on the second card I covered the bear’s heart with glossy accents and showered it with ultra fine glitter. Ohhh such sparkle!

As for the colours, I am trying to fall back in love with yellows and oranges, so i thought i would mix that with some pink. I used Picked Raspberry, Dried Marigold & Squeezed Lemonade distress inks, and in order to make the colours match nicely, I also used the same ink to colour the letters.

I love the way we can make cards which are more personal….like for example having a card that says mummsy on it! teehee!

Here’s the video – enjoy, and Happy Mums Day you guys!

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Hey guys,

Thank you to everyone who joined me for tonights CCWM LIVE stream. I started a little early today because we had friends over to play some boardgames. I’m super pleased that i managed to get this SUPER SPECIAL card done – as it is for our daughter Piper who turns 7 this week. Let’s take a look!

So in case you aren’t familiar with my LIVE streams, lets recap. On a Friday night, at 9pm GMT, i turn on my camera and get crafty. I would love you to join in! It’s so wonderful interacting with everyone and answering questions as I go. I also love it when the viewers help me make decisions along the way.

Sometimes, like this Friday 16th march, normal service is slightly interrupted. It’s Piper’s Birthday so I will be supervising FOUR seven year old girls for their first big sleepover! AIE! But when this happens, I try to do another stream mid week – so hit that notification button over on my YouTube Channel —-> Hungry Heffy You Tube channel! That way you will be told when I do a surprise sesh! 🙂

If you want to watch the full unedited version, scroll below, but please note – it is in real time.

Let’s get this party started! First, I added some inked areas on my card using three distress ink colours – Cracked Pistachio, Worn Lipstick and Shaded Lilac, then spritzed with some water droplets.

The stamps are from mama elephant – the party animals set. I love these guys! So cute! I went for some more pastel colours with my copics.

For these, i blended everything out to white – this helps keep everything looking nice and light. When I knew where i wanted my critters to go, I picked my sentiment. I stamped it using my MISTI and used Rangers Liquid Platinum embossing powder.

For the speech bubble i used Heffy Doodle’s Whatcha Saying stamp and set with Lawn Fawns minty fresh ink. It matches the cracked pistachio colour up top. I added some extra stamped images to the background using Lawn Fawn holiday party animal set (for the music notes) and then the Lawn Fawn party animal set. Ohh its a veritable party over here!

On the inside, I wanted to add Piper’s name. It’s an unusual name over here so she never finds anything with her name on it. I used the Heffy Doodle Jet Alphabetters to stamp the letters, then added drops with my copic markers.

I thought i would add a little chickie on the inside with a balloon, and dug out some glitter stickers to add the number 7 to it. super cute huh!?

If you want to watch the full unedited video – see below, and i hope you will join me for a Come Craft With Me LIVE craft stream in the future!

See you then! Happy Crafting!

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Hello crafty friends,

Thanks for joining us on this Blog Hop collaboration between Heffy Doodle and My Sweet Petunia. I remember working in a craft shop many moons ago, and teaching people all about stamping. At that time, there was no choice but to practice, PRACTICE, PRACTICE in order to get great impressions. But lucky for us, we now have the MISTI – and I really do think that it is the Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented!

If you are hopping along, you will have come from Giovana SmithScroll down to find out the next person on the hop, but first, let’s talk about prizes!

Two lucky commenters from the hop to win one of two prizes: a $50 shopping spree at www.mysweetpetunia.com and a 25 pound shopping spree at Heffydoodle.com – You must leave your comments no later than Sunday, March 4th, at 11:59 PM Central time and winners will be announced on Tuesday March 6th, on the Heffy Doodle and My Sweet Petunia blogs.

Today I have a project showcasing one of the ways that I use my MISTI tool when I am creating. It really does give you more flexibility, and not just with stamping. Today’s video shows how I used the MISTI when using embossing paste in different colours!

Here’s the VIDEO TUTORIAL

and for those who just want to see the photos, here’s a peek at my finished card!

 Ready for the next stop? Click below to visit the fun and wonderful

Chris Dayton

Thanks for hopping along, heres the full line up of the hop.

And if you are interested in the full line up, here are the details below:

Lesley Oman you are here

and happy crafting!

come back soon. HUGS, Lesley

Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
Neenah Classic Crest Card 80 LB
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