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Niece’s Birthday card

I thought I would try to share where my inspiration came from in this post, because I haven't shared a sketch or 'inspiration' picture in a while. I had this pin on Pinterest for its positive message and I thought it was gorgeous, then I got to thinking "Come on, you must be able to… Continue reading Niece’s Birthday card

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Niece’s birthday card

I love Gorguss by Santoro because it reminds me of my youngest niece, so this year I made her a card using the 'The Runaway' stamp set by docrafts. The main image was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink onto Neenah Classic Crest card. I coloured it with my Specturm Noir pens. The horse's body:… Continue reading Niece’s birthday card

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Natalie’s 30th Birthday card

So I know two people who's birthdays happen to fall on Valentine's Day, one of them was my flat mate at Uni. This year is the year of 30th birthdays, so I wanted to send her a card for the 'big' birthday. She's an amazingly talented lady who makes clothes and fabric accessories, so I… Continue reading Natalie’s 30th Birthday card

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21st Birthday Card

A friend of mine has asked me to make a 21st birthday card for his niece! I won't lie - when it's a significant birthday card, it feels more stressful to make sure you get it right!! I decided that I was going to go for bling, with a bit of black for sophistication... I… Continue reading 21st Birthday 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

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Plumeria birthday card

It will be a friend of the family's birthday on Saturday, so I've made her a card to celebrate. She has lived abroad in some very exotic places & I made her an exploding box card with orchids for her 60th birthday. This birthday card wasn't going to be any less exotic, so when I… Continue reading Plumeria birthday card

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Granny’s 94th Birthday!

I'm flabbergasted that it's my Granny's 94th birthday this week! One of my neighbours has some gorgeous flowers outside their front door, so I used this as my inspiration for her card: I started off with an A6 textured white card base & some Stampin' UP! 'Pool Party' card stock, that I stamped with the… Continue reading Granny’s 94th Birthday!