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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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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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70th birthday exploding box card

Today is my Godmother's 70th Birthday. I made her an exploding box as a special birthday card and gave it to her a few days ago, so I'll share it with you now. I started with a 297mm x 297mm piece of 300gsm purple card and used my Crafter's Companion Ultimate Pro to score the… Continue reading 70th birthday exploding box card

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Step-Mother’s birthday card

Today is my Step-Mother's birthday, I posted her card last week so I hope she gets it today (she lives in Thailand, so I always worry that it will get lost in the post or take ages to get there). She loves card making too and she loves to recieve handmade cards so I wanted… Continue reading Step-Mother’s birthday card

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New Tonic Rococo dies card

I saw the Rococo Faries dies on a certain craft selling TV channel & had to have them (and in just the click of a button my Tonic die collection has tripled!). My eye was taken by this stunning card by Karen on the Tonic Studios blog - I just think it's amazing! So I… Continue reading New Tonic Rococo dies card

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Best Friend’s 30th

Today is my best friend's 30th birthday! I'll be meeting with her later today in a pub near her house with other friends of hers where I can give her her card & presents. I wanted to make her a card in a box, which I had never done before, so I started early (in… Continue reading Best Friend’s 30th