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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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New Stamping Tool from Stampin’ Up!

Wow what an exciting weekend I had – not only did I get to catch up with hundreds of my crafting friends, there was the launch of a brand new craft tool from Stampin’ Up! I think it will be an essential part of your crafting stash. It is designed to work on any size… Continue reading New Stamping Tool from Stampin’ Up!

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Ferrero Friday Prism Pillow Box

 Hope you’re all well, I’ve been suffering with my fibromyalgia recently so crafting on top work and looking after ages parents has been difficult, still when I do get to do some, it is a wonder way of switching off and practicing some mindfulness. I try to take some time to practice mindfulness every day,… Continue reading Ferrero Friday Prism Pillow Box

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Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

So when I visit friends I like to take a bottle of wine with me – but gift bags are a little boring sometimes so I like to add a little treat, and being Friday I thought it would be perfect to create one to hold Ferrero.  The great news is that you can get… Continue reading Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

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Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging

 How happy am I to see Kraft Card available again?  VERY¬!It is a really useful weight and goes so well with traditional Christmas reds and Greens,  The one in the new catalogue is actually closer to Crumb Cake – so not quite as dark as mine (~ I made mine with my old stock before… Continue reading Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging

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Merry Little Labels Week Project 3 Giant drop sided Box

  So how about a couple of Giant Drop sided gift boxes?  I have sized these to accommodate either the large Yankee Candle Jar Candles or the Wickford large jar candle. I love the Classic Christmas colour combo of Red ang Green – in this case Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive – but you could… Continue reading Merry Little Labels Week Project 3 Giant drop sided Box

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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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Sunday Scoring Reverse Gatefold Card with video

So my original post HERE showed off this card and I finally got around to completing the video for you.  It’s a simple card – but this pretty stamp set makes it come to live – a mini bouquet 🙂 Having made it in Flirty Flamingo originally, I thought I would move to a stronger… Continue reading Sunday Scoring Reverse Gatefold Card with video