The Greetery

Christmas in July 2021 – Day 15

Hello everyone!

Welcome to Day 15 of  Christmas in July 2021! Today I’m playing along with the sketch challenge at CAS Colours and Sketches .

I’m so happy to say that this sketch enabled me to use one of my must-have dies by The Greetery that I bought last year – the Cosy Cup Coaster die which served as a base for my foliage arrangement cut with couple of Poppystamps dies (Pine Branch and Holiday Mistletoe).

To complete my card, I added a sentiment by Mama Elephant and a Sizzix bow!

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Cherry Tree


Hi Everyone!

My card for today uses the colours from this week’s CAS Colours & Sketches challenge.

I used the amazing Fir & Foliage No 1 stamp and die set from The Greetery to create this bright cherry blossom tree, together with the Whittle Clouds dies by Poppystamps and a  Simon Says Stamp sentiment.

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Sending Love and Hearts

Hello again everyone!

Today I’m playing along with two challenges with this card today – the Card Concept challenge and the Poppystamps challenge where the theme is hearts.

I was inspired by the colours in the Card Concept’s inspiration photo so decided to use pink and browns for my card. I went for the Clean and Layered design, using lots of die cut layers but also keeping the card quite clean with a good amount of white space. I used dies by Poppystamps (Francesca Heart and the Whittle Birds), Honey Bee Stamps (Heart Vine) and The Greetery (wood Slices). The sentiment is by Sugar Pea Designs.

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AAA Cards Made in Minutes with Christmas

Hi there!

It’s time for our last challenge of 2020 at AAA Cards!  This fortnight we’d like you to create a CAS card in ‘minutes’. Our optional twist this time is ‘Christmas’. Stamplorations is our sponsor.

Some of you may remember that this is my least favourite challenge theme – for me crafting is relaxing, not something I want to rush through. Mind you, I have to confess that this time, I did actually make the card in minutes!

I used a die from The Greetery to emboss a section of the card base and then assembled my snowflake (Birch Press Frosty Flake layering die).

To complete my card, I added a Mama Elephant.

My team mates have come up with some beautiful cards which are on the AAA Cards challenge blog. We are also joined a previous challenge winner, Dena, who has some great cards on her blog.

Hope you can play along with us!

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Day 20 – 25 Days of Christmas Tags 2020

Hi everyone!

I’m playing along with Tracey McNeely’s 25 Days of Christmas Tags event again this year.

The sponsor for Day 20 was The Greetery. I LOVE their products! So innovative! I just wish they had a UK retailer! Anyway, having just bought the word slice dies, I was delighted to see that Lisa  had used them for her inspiration! I really would never have thought of using patterned paper with this die and I although I couldn’t quite use plaid paper, I did use a flowery pattern instead! I really like how this turned out! The pine branches are by Pretty Pink Posh and the sentiment is by Savvy Stamps.

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Hi there flower!

Hello friends!

There’s another amazing colour palette from the Color Throwdown Challenge  this week – purple, light green, teal and ivory.

Here’s what I came up with – I finally used another brand new background die, bought eons ago plus The Greetery Sunflower dies and a Waffle Flower Crafts sentiment die.

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