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Cheerful Critters Latch Card

I revisited this awesome retired set, Cheerful Critters, to make this card for my nieces birthday recently. The tutorial I used for this Latch Card was from Splitcoaststampers, you can find it here.

P1050154The gorgeous birthday candles paper is from the Cherry on Top DSP Stack ( # 138443 page 144 $17.00). I water coloured all the cutesy animals with Stampin’ Write Markers which I scribbled on an acrylic block and picking up the colour with an Aquapainter. The words on the front are from Crazy about You and inside is a gorgeous one from the  Cottage Greetings set.

We are counting down now to September 1st when the new Holiday catalogue goes live.  My supply of these has just arrived so if you would like to get your hands on one of these then leave me a comment or flick me an email at


Cards - Babies and Kids, Cards - Birthday, Cards - General, Scrapbooking

Occasions Creative Inkers Blog Hop

Here we are again with another Blog Hop but this time concentrating on products from the new Occasions Catalogue! There are so many gorgeous things in there that I had trouble picking AGAIN. Then I had an idea for a card using Cheerful Critters and that was the choice made for me. Here are the Card and inspired by Ria’s scrapbooking efforts from our last hop,  a scrapbook page!


How cute is this! Quick and Easy and lots of fun. I love the bright colours.

And here is the Scrapbook page which I also used another new set on to create the background, Petal Potpourri. This set coordinates with so many of our other sets because of the variety of styles in it and it has a matching punch too. And you gotta love the flower Centre spot. So useful!


I used that spot stamp to jazz up the DSP background strips (from the new Painted Blooms DSP p 19) too


Using the Banner Punch I punched out a line of Banners from coordinating cardstock stamped with the 3 different animals. The wee punch fitted perfectly sideways to get the stripes dots and checks. The Banners are finished off with some Early Espresso faux stitching and buttons from the SAB pack with some Whisper White Bakers twine threaded through it.


Now pop along and see what Heather has whipped up for you

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  1. Narelle Hoggard
  2.  Alicia Yap
  3. Kathryn Tyrrell
  4. Bernie Collins Jacque Williams Rachael Knight www.knightstamper.blogspot.com7. Paula Reid www.yellowbearnz.blogspot.com8. Sally Williams www.sallystampingdelights.blogspot.com9. Delys Cram www.delysc.wordpress.com10. Lisa Bullock

    11 Heather Stewart

    12. Ria Kaire

    13. Sharon de Vos

14.Kathe Oldham  

15. debbie Lamb 

16: Bev Poultney