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Cheerful Daisies shoebox swap card

Another shoebox swap card I did at my recent craft retreat was this one by Janine. It uses the Cheerful Daisies bundle. I love the spot of colour added behind the daisies by using a blending brush. Happy Crafting

Translucent Blooms shoebox swap card

Last but not least is this card created by Rosie. She used the Translucent Blooms stamp set and dies, which will be released in the upcoming Sept-Dec 2023 Mini catalogue. Demonstrators were able to purchase this early for a global creativity session in June. She has used Granny Apple Green and Soft Sea Foam (the […]

Lighting the way shoebox swap card

While our shoebox swaps are supposed to be quick to make, this one took a bit longer, with lots of flowers and leaves to stamp. Julie created this cute easel card using the Lighting the way bundle. She even gave us all the battery tealight to put behind the vellum to make the lamp glow! […]

Just my type shoebox swap card

I love how great this looks given its simplicity. Fi created her shoebox card using the Just my type stamp set. Her card also uses one of the embossing folders from the Online exclusives as well as Pebbled Path which is one of the new In Colours. Happy Crafting

Sweet Cherry shoebox swap

The second shoebox card I did was created by Nicole, using the Sweet Cherry stamp set and matching punch. The cherries are stamped in Real Red ink, and the leaves in Granny Apple Green. We stamped the sentiment in Early Espresso then fussy cut around it. I love how bright and cheery it is! Happy […]

Friendship Royalty shoebox swap card

In May I went to a craft retreat where we created shoebox swaps for each other to make. This involves designing a card, then making kits for the other people to then re-create your card. You can see the card I created for others to make here. The first kit I took was to re-create […]

Shoebox swap for craft retreat

Handmade card using the Sweet Candy Cane bundle

On my recent craft retreat, we did another shoebox swap. This involves each of us designing a card, then providing everything for the other participants to be able to re-create the card. This time we agreed to keep them simple. I used products from the Sweetest Christmas Suite to create my card. The leaves were […]

More shoe box swaps – Maldon craft retreat

Hues of Happiness card

Here are the rest of the shoe box swaps we did at the recent craft retreat. This one is by Nicola and uses the Hues of Happiness DSP, cutting the flowers and leaves out with the dies from the suite. I love the background die which I hadn’t used from my own set yet. The […]

Shoebox swaps from my craft retreat

My craft desk at our craft retreat

Recently I went on a wonderful six day craft retreat with five other demonstrators. We always do a shoebox swap on our retreats and with the new catalogue just released a few weeks before our retreat, it was a wonderful chance to get to use products we hadn’t ordered. I showed the card I created […]