The Little Paper Tree: Sunset Thank You Card

Hello! It’s me, Natalie, back with my second design team make featuring the ‘thanks’ stamp and die set from Diamond Press … as well as a few other bits and bobs from The Little Paper Tree, of course.

So, to make this card follow these steps:

  1. Cut and fold a 5”x7” card blank from kraft cardstock, and a 4”x6” rectangle from watercolour paper, plus a black rectangle that is slightly larger.
  2. To read the rest, please visit The Little Paper Tree.

Thanks for stopping by! xxx

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Planning Out Loud: W/B 16 July 2018

Hello! Welcome to my weekly Plan With Me video in which I get the coming week all decorated and set-up and my appointments, events and tasks planned out in my bullet journal. I show you how things are shaping up in my work bullet journal too. Thanks for watching! xxx

Come join the Crafting Out Loud Facebook group. We are a supportive bunch of arters and crafters sharing our makes, tricks and tips with each other.

If you’d like to financially support my channel please visit my online shop, StonetableDesignsUK, and buy one of my unique, handmade cards, bookmarks or sticker sets. Thank you!

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Design Team News: Making Cards and Papercraft Magazine

Hello, lovely friends! Today, I am dead chuffed to see that some of the Christmas cards I made for Mama Makes are in Making Cards and Papercraft magazine (£3.99 from a newsagent near you) alongside the step-by-step instructions on how to make them.

There’s also a lovely ‘Meet the Maker’ spot, in which Loti (the mama of Mama Makes) and Laura Coppolaro (the designer of the cute Christmas critters) talk about the stamp-making process and how they collaborate to create the final product. Plus the gift bag I decorated makes a little appearance too.

The stamps sets featured in my makes are:

Don’t forget: you can get 20% off your first order at Mama Makes by using the discount code: IMNEW.

Thanks for stopping by! x

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Cheeky Studio: Kitchen Clear Out Planner Page

Summer is the season when I feel the urge to declutter my house – again! This year, I’m starting with the kitchen, so I created this spread in my bullet journal to help me stay on task. What better ephemera to use to cheer up my checklist than that from the Cheeky Studio Latte Love collection!

If you’d like to see how I created this spread, head over to my YouTube channel for the process video.

And if you like the look of Latter Love, you can buy bits and pieces of the collection, or the whole kit.

Don’t forget: you can use the code natalie10 for 10% off your Cheeky Studio orders!

Thanks for stopping by! x

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Crafting Out Loud: Watercolour Birthday Cake Card

Hello and welcome! In this video I create a watercolour birthday cake card to sell at a fundraiser for Mind, the mental health charity. As usual, it ends up sparkly! Thanks for watching!

Come join the Crafting Out Loud Facebook group. We are a supportive bunch of arters and crafters sharing our makes, tricks and tips with each other.

If you’d like to financially support my channel please visit my online shop, StonetableDesignsUK, and buy one of my unique, handmade cards, bookmarks or sticker sets. Thank you!

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Cheeky Studio: Consider the Ravens Bible Journaling

Hello again! Here is my third design team project for Cheeky Studio – a bit of bible journaling.

During a recent bible journaling session, I was thinking about Jesus’ encouragement to his followers to ‘consider the ravens [and] the flowers of the field’ and remembered the beautiful feathers and flowers in the Cheeky Studio Wishes collection – I immediately knew it would be perfect for decorating my page. After creating a mixed media background with watercolours, stamps, mica mists and colouring pencils, I layered and clustered the Wishes pieces on top. To add extra sparkle, I added sequins from the Wishes mix and topped them off with Nuvo Jewel Drops. Finally, to finish the page, I added some lines for journaling on.

If you like the look of Wishes, you can buy bits and pieces of the collection, or splash out on the whole kit.

Don’t forget: you can use the code natalie10 for 10% off your Cheeky Studio orders!

Thanks for stopping by! x

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The Crafty Cuppa Club: Mind Fundraiser

Hello, lovely friends!

I wanted to let you know about a special event we’re running at The Crafty Cuppa Club on Monday 16 July from 10am – 12pm at Napier Hall. It will be a special fundraiser for Mind, the mental health charity.

The meeting will run as normal, with an optional craft activity plus all the usual bits and bobs to play with, and you are still most welcome to bring along whatever project you’ve been working on at home, but there will be cakes (as well as biscuits!) and a table of crafty bits to buy from. Also, instead of paying the usual £2 fee, we ask that you make a donation, however big or small, to Mind – there will be a collection jar for you to put your money in.

If you have any craft supplies that you’d like to de-stash, or any items you’ve made that you’d like to donate, please bring them along on the morning for the crafty bits table. All proceeds from the sale of these items will go to Mind. I’ve been busy making some watercolour cards to sell.

Finally, please invite your friends, family and neighbours to this event, and even if you don’t consider yourself to be arty or crafty, do feel free to come along and enjoy a cuppa, a slice of cake and a good natter with friends. The more the merrier!

Hope to see you there!

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Planning Out Loud: W/B 09 July 2018

Hello! Welcome to my weekly Plan With Me video in which I get the coming week all decorated and set-up and my appointments, events and tasks planned out in my bullet journal. I show you how things are shaping up in my work bullet journal too. Thanks for watching! xxx

If you’d like to financially support my channel please visit my online shop, StonetableDesignsUK, and buy one of my unique, handmade cards, bookmarks or sticker sets. Thank you!

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Cheeky Studio: Brewtiful

Hello, again! Here is my second design team project for Cheeky Studio.

My family have always enjoyed going out for coffee and cake, so the Latte Love ephemera pack was perfect for decorating this travelers notebook spread, which features a photo of my daughter enjoying a babyccino.

I love the delicate colours in these coffee-themed pieces and found plenty of scrapbook papers in my stash to complement them. The Latte Love sequin mix adds a nice sparkle to the pages too.

If you like the look of Latter Love, you can buy bits and pieces of the collection, or the whole kit.

Don’t forget: you can use the code natalie10 for 10% off your @cheeky.studio orders!

Thanks for stopping by! x

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Design Team News: EllieBeth Designs Uk

Hello, lovely friends! I’m delighted to share with you that I am now on the design team for EllieBeth Designs UK.

Rachel, the owner and designer at EBDUK, is on a mission to ‘brighten up every day’ with her colourful planner stickers. I’ve been using them for several months now and love how they add both colour and functionality to my planner.

EBDUK also stock Illustrated faith bible journaling supplies.

I’ll be sharing my makes here, on YouTube, on Instagram and in the EBDUK Facebook group. And if you would like to place an order for some stickers of your own, then you can use my code, NATALIE10, for 10% off your order. You can either add the code during the checkout process, or use this link and the code will be automatically applied. There’s no minimum spend.

Thanks for stopping by! x

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