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Follow your dreams: die cut background card

 Hi everyone, at the time of writing this, we are having a heatwave here in the UK (last summer I remember like this was 1976!) the grass is parched and the days are long with clear blue skies…..we’re not used to that in the UK…well not for more than 24 hours anyway!  Anyway in the… Continue reading Follow your dreams: die cut background card

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Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

So one of the reasons for my absence from my blog for a couple of weeks was that I was preparing cards for the Ronald McDonald Christmas Cheer Challenge.  This was a challenge to create Christmas Cards in one weekend that would then be donated for use by the charity in their homes.  If  you… Continue reading Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

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Merry Little Labels Week Project 1 Quick Mini Card and Box

 So this is the first of my new series – using a single stamp set or suite to create three projects each week. So to start your Christmas crafting I thought we would use the Merry Little Labels stamp set (Wood Mount 144798 or Clear 144795) …not least because it has a co-ordinating Everyday Label… Continue reading Merry Little Labels Week Project 1 Quick Mini Card and Box

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Pootles Design Team Week 5 Quirky Critters – partial stamping

So I’m guessing you didn’t see this stamp as a background when you first looked did you?  One of the things that is great about being on the design team is working with a set that I wouldn’t have chosen immediately but this snail has grown on me, so when I was playing around with… Continue reading Pootles Design Team Week 5 Quirky Critters – partial stamping

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Carols of Christmas fold flat card in inches

Well, although life is still manic after holiday – return to my full-time job is always busy post holiday -I took the time to work out an inches version of the card.  I haven’t made the card in inches, but have made in paper to check and it seems to work fine. Card base: 11… Continue reading Carols of Christmas fold flat card in inches

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Sunday Scoring Fold Flat Corner Planter card

This is a bit of a random inspiration for this card….it was inspired by a Facebook feed decorating some breeze blocks to make a corner patio planter!  I was thinking about some sort of flower based card that would also fold reasonably flat for posting/giving, Then I watched the video with breeze blocks and pop…here… Continue reading Sunday Scoring Fold Flat Corner Planter card