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Birthday card using alcohol inks

I can't get over the fact that my Granny will be 98 on Wednesday!!? I made her a card with my CUTplorations 'Bloomtangled #1 Cover Plate' die with black card. Using the design of the die I added alcohol inks to Yupo paper. Inks used were Botanical, Limeade, Eggplant, Raspberry, Watermelon and Gold Mixative. I… Continue reading Birthday card using alcohol inks

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Alcohol ink Father’s day card

I die cut several flags from Neenah Desert Storm card and layered 3 on top of each other to make chipboard elements and used my Cropa-dile to cut holes in the flags that I would thread later. I also die cut 'dad' from white card and layered it three times to make it sturdy and… Continue reading Alcohol ink Father’s day card

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When life gives you lemons…

There are two answers to this phrase - one is more 'adult' than the other. I found a card with 'When life gives you lemons grab tequila and salt' in a card shop and it made me giggle, so I bought it on impulse and it has been sitting in my 'store bought' cards pouch… Continue reading When life gives you lemons…

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Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

I don't know why but the second I saw this set debuted on YouTube I knew I HAD to have it - it was love a first sight... So I have been checking the Seven Hills Crafts website daily (sometimes more than daily) until it was in stock and I snapped it up, then set… Continue reading Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

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Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

I blended Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers and Seedless Preserves on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Neenah classic crest. I sprayed the ink blended panel with clean clear water and blotted it with tissue paper, then used Hero Arts Shimmer Mist in pearlescent white to resemble stars. On a separate… Continue reading Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

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Wedding stationary and decorations

Firstly, congratulations to Harry and Meghan on their wedding day! Secondly, as this weekend is all about the royal wedding, I thought I would share some handmade wedding stationary and decorations if you are a do-it-yourself kind of person. Something Old Let's be honest, the vast majority of us who have to produce something ourselves… Continue reading Wedding stationary and decorations