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Granny’s Birthday card

Today is my Granny's 96th birthday, so I wanted to share the card I made for her with you this evening. I've been loving all the white with a splash of colour cards I've seen on Pinterest, so this is my take on the look. I started out with the Creative Expressions 'Striplet - Floral… Continue reading Granny’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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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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Mum’s Birthday Card and present

Friday will be my mother's birthday and she isn't very 'computer savvy' so I feel safe posting this before her birthday. I stamped the IndigoBlu 'Sunflower' stamp on Neenah card with VersaFine 'Vintage Sepia' ink. I coloured it in with Spectrum Noir GB1, GB3, Ct1, CT4, TN8, EB4, EB6, JG1 and JG5. Using my Perfect… Continue reading Mum’s Birthday Card and present

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Masculine birthday card

Today is my oldest Step Sister's boyfriend's birthday. He loves history, so I know that 'vintage' stuff would suit him. I ran some black card through the Crafts-Too 'Geared' embossing folder. I stamped the image from the IndigoBlu 'Little Voice' stamp set onto Whisper White card stock and inked over it with Vintage Photo Distress… Continue reading Masculine 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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First Birthday Card

So many of my friends had babies last year, and the first of them to be born will turn 1 next week. Time flies!!! I have this 12x12 cardstock pad called 'Hopscotch' by K&Company which has lots of bold colours and patterns on it, and I thought this page would be perfect for a little… Continue reading First Birthday Card