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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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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

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Thank you card

Firstly, Happy Bank Holiday Weekend everyone!! The Bank Holiday couldn't come quickly enough for me - I've been really flagging recently and wanted some solid down time and rest. Secondly, I wanted to share this card with you. I received a belated birthday present from a friend of the family who has moved house recently… Continue reading Thank you 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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Autumnal Thank you card

Last month I had a long weekend in Devon with my Fairy Godparents, it was so nice to get away from my PhD deadlines for a few days! My parents looked after the kittens whilst I was away so they were at home, not in a cattery. I wanted to give my Godparents a thank… Continue reading Autumnal Thank you card