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Birthday card using alcohol inks

I can't get over the fact that my Granny will be 98 on Wednesday!!? I made her a card with my CUTplorations 'Bloomtangled #1 Cover Plate' die with black card. Using the design of the die I added alcohol inks to Yupo paper. Inks used were Botanical, Limeade, Eggplant, Raspberry, Watermelon and Gold Mixative. I… Continue reading Birthday card using alcohol inks

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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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Pinata card using MFT dies

I see a theme emerging! Last week I made cards using the MFT fiesta word die, this week I've made some pinata cards! I feel like I should call this post "When Nuvo drops don't behave!". Initially, I created a card using the pinata dies and the largest 'In and Out Stitched Oval STAX' die… Continue reading Pinata card using MFT dies

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Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil

I won't lie - I'm not sure about alcohol inks yet! I saw a video by Michelle Short of The Card Grotto using stencils with alcohol inks and I thought "Wow! That looks amazing! I want to give it a try!" so I gave it a try and I think maybe, I should leave this… Continue reading Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil

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Golden anniversary card using emboss resist technique

So, yet another disclaimer - I made these cards and filmed the making of the cards back in September of 2017, but I didn't want to blog about them until I had the corresponding YouTube video created as well. Dear me, this video has taken FOREVER to edit!! When I put all the clips together… Continue reading Golden anniversary card using emboss resist technique

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Niece’s birthday card using MFT stamps

Today my youngest niece turns 10 - where does the time go???? Being a big fan of Zoella (my niece that is) I wanted to create a card for her that was inspired by her favourite vlog star. I started with a C6 card base in cream and cut some Stampin' UP! card in Whisper… Continue reading Niece’s birthday card using MFT stamps

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Hey Foxy birthday card

Disclaimer: I made this card in November 2017, but this is the first chance I've had to blog about it. I made this card for a friend who was writing her Thesis at the same time as me - our friendship has been forged in the fire of PhD hell, so we've seen each other… Continue reading Hey Foxy birthday card