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I'm Lesley and I've been a crafter all my life. I discovered paper crafting about 30 years ago and this is now my great passion.

Monday 8 May 2023

This little Piggy.....

 Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by. My card today is the cutest mix of old and new; an old, retired Stampin'Up! stamp that is no longer in the present catalogue so only available second-hand, and a brand new 6 x6 DSP called Bright and Beautiful which is in the new Annual catalogue (#161449).

I made the card for our niece who is crazy about all things Piggy. In a recent tidying of the craft room (sharp intake of breath, here) I rediscovered a handful of centre stepper card bases that I had made ages ago - result - just right for a piggy. That would have been a bit bland for this character so I added a topper element. I've hand-drawn a template from my own bases. If you're in the US, your card will be shorter at 11" so please use the extra sizes on the far right and the full length of your card. 

 I love the new DSP - it's just right for any kind of celebration and they suit this card so well. The 6x6 packs have 48 sheets so plenty of fun ahead. you might see lots more cards using these papers with the new in-colours - lemon lime twist / pretty peacock / azure afternoon / blueberry bushel / berry burst / bubble bath. 

If you need lots of co-ordinating cardstock, SU do a mixed pack of 20 A4 sheets so you can try them all out with minimal outlay - such a great idea! (see product list below)

Thanks so much for joining me again today. 

Lesley x

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SU Products - all available in my store https://lesleykilby.stampinup.net/   If you are ordering over £30 there, please add the Host code for May MK2K3NVF to get an additional freebie from me. Should your order before shipping total £100 -please contact me to help you get the best possible deals. With an order that size, you might want to take up the offer of becoming a demo to get your own discount, even for a short while as the joining offers are always tremendous. Just saying!

Contact me via messenger or email: lkilby3591@gmail.com

SU Products used:

Bright & Beautiful 6 x 6 DSP #161449

Thick Basic white  card #159392

Paper trimmer #152392    Id be lost without this !!!! 

Paper snips scissors  #103579

Multi purpose liquid glue #154974

New incolour mixed pack  cardstock#161709

Moody Mauve ink pad #161649

Simply Shammy stamp cleaner #147042

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