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Pineapple birthday card

Today is my Grandmother's birthday. She is now in a care home where the staff are lovely and patient with her, they do an amazing job and I wish we gave care staff more credit for the wonderful role they fulfill by taking care of our elderly. I wanted to share the card I made… Continue reading Pineapple birthday card

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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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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

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Niece’s 13th Birthday card

Where does the time go???!!! I cannot believe my eldest Niece is in here teens!! (she was born when I was at University so that makes me feel REALLY OLD!) As it's her 'coming of age' card, I wanted to make it feminine but not girly and I wanted to make it a bit interactive… Continue reading Niece’s 13th Birthday card

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Punny birthday card

I fully appreciate that this card may not be to everybody's taste, so excuse me if you don't like the pun. I have made this card for a lovely, funny woman who did her PhD where I'm studying and has gone on to pastures new, but is still in touch with lots of us at… Continue reading Punny birthday card

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Best friend’s birthday card

My best friend is having an afternoon tea for her birthday celebrations this year (so many friends are scattered about and some have small children so an afternoon thing means she can see as many friends as possible and they can all get wee people home in time for bed and no need for baby… Continue reading Best friend’s birthday card

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Niece’s 10th Birthday card

OMG!! I just can't believe my middle niece is 10!!! Where does the time go??? I wanted to make a fairy/magical/mythical card for her (because she won't believe in the magic for much longer... [cue 'Age of Not Believing' from Bedknobs and Broomsticks running through my head]) so I got out my Tonic Studios fairy… Continue reading Niece’s 10th Birthday card