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Black and gold appreciation card

All of my PhD supervisors are very hard working, dedicated people, and I am so lucky to have such a wonderful team of supervisors/advisors around me. However, I think one of my supervisors is just amazing - she has two 'part time' jobs (even though they are supposed to be 50%/50% it's more like 70%/70%!!)… Continue reading Black and gold appreciation card

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SSS watercolour panel update

So I did decide what to do with the lovely SSS embossed watercoloured panel and made it into a 6x6 card with some X cut adhesive glitter sheets and the sentiment from My Favorite Things 'More Essential Sentiments' white heat embossed on a little strip of black card. To add some more texture I added… Continue reading SSS watercolour panel update

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Playing with my stamp platform

Hi Everyone! I hope you're having a lovely weekend? As I posted previously this week (I've been posting a lot this week!) my Tim Holtz stamp platform arrived on Tuesday, but I wasn't able to enjoy it as I wasn't well and it was followed by two very long working days where I tend to… Continue reading Playing with my stamp platform

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Clearly Besotted stamps are back!

Squeal!!!! I was devastated when Waltzingmouse Stamps stopped trading last year, and when Clearly Besotted closed their website too, 2016 was looking like a sad year for small indipendant British stamp companies... But 2017 is looking up! Clearly Besotted Stamps have moved into new premises, they will be having quarterly new releases (no longer monthly)… Continue reading Clearly Besotted stamps are back!

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Archery birthday card

Hi Everyone! Today I'm going to be working a very long day, but it's also one of our placement student's birthday, so I'm sceduling this post to go live after we have given her her card (hopefully - don't let me down technology!!) Her family live in Wales, so she learned Welsh and she competes… Continue reading Archery birthday card

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Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform unboxing

Please forgive the brevity of this post, but I've had a migrane almost all day so I really want to crawl into bed! If I hadn't forced myself into work today I would have been home when my brand new Tonic Studios Tim Holtz stamp platform was delivered. I took it out of its packaging… Continue reading Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform unboxing

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Step father’s 70th Birthday card

Today was my Step Dad's 70th birthday, I gave him his card at the weekend so I think I can share it with you now. I wanted to go for a masculine colour scheme, but with lots of sparkle as it is a card for a big birthday. I created the diagonal box card using… Continue reading Step father’s 70th Birthday card