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Hello and welcome to my blog. I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the UK and love sharing my passion for paper crafting and Stampin' Up! products. Thank you for visiting I hope to see you again soon. Zoe x

Monday, 12 February 2018

Blossoming Basket new stamp set

Each year Saleabration sees Stampin' Up! offer some amazing stamp sets and other gifts as FREEBIES for stampers who spend with them. Also in recent years Stampin' Up! has added to this wonderful gift with purchase offering by adding to the choice half way through the promotion.  This year is no exception and from Friday you can have this beautiful stamp set Blossoming Basket and Basket Weave textured embossing folder when you spend £90 on any current product in the spring and annual Stampin Up catalogues.  We used them both today in one of my card club classes and it proved very popular.  We simply stamped the basket full of all the stunning blooms and coloured it in using Stampin' Blends, the new alcohol markers from Stampin' Up!.  

With two shades of each colour available, a bronze, ivory and colour lifter available the world is yours to colour.  It's easy to blend shades to create light and dark and also you can blend colours to create further colours.  Start with either light or dark, I prefer to start with the darker shade following advice from some of my lovely friends who've used alcohol markers in classes at Sir Stampalot.  Build up some colour and a level of 'wet' colour that you can then come in with the lighter shade moving from the darker coloured section into a lighter section in small circles to avoid lines and create seamless shade.  You've heard me say several times 'I'm not a colourer inner' but I'm closer to believing I can be and it is so relaxing and therapeutic.  Give it a try with a cuppa and fabulous image stamped with Tuxedo Memento black ink.  

Thank you Stampin Up for this awesome addition to Saleabration 2018.  

More soon Zoe x


cuilliesocks said...

Absolutely beautiful card, gorgeous colours and design, Kate x x

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Zoe, this is a lovely stamp set and embossing folder. Must have a look at the new catalogue. Thanks for joining my followers and thanks for the lovely comment. Happy creative week, Angela xXx