Paper Craft

30th Birthday Card

Today is a fellow PhD student's 30th birthday!!!!!!! She is having a party tomorrow, but here is the card I've made for her... I used a grey 6x6 card for the card base. I've had the Dovecraft 'Tea Party' paper packs and die-cut glitter decoupage pad for ages - what better excuse for cupcakes than… Continue reading 30th Birthday Card

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Flowers Birthday Card

Tomorrow is one of my Fairy Godmother's birthdays! (I was never Baptised, but my Mother chose two Godmothers, so they are affectionately referred to as my 'Fairy' Godmothers!) This Fairy Godmother lives in a lovely appartment with her two cats and she loves flowers and has an allotment. I wanted to create a card for… Continue reading Flowers Birthday Card

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Sorry seems to be the hardest word…

... but once you have said it, you feel so much better! My good friends C & L were married on 6th July, but I only got their invite in June and unfortunately it was just before my Step Brother's body was found so my mind was elsewhere. His funeral was on 2nd July so… Continue reading Sorry seems to be the hardest word…

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Strawberry Birthday card

Today is my Grandmother's 93rd birthday! I wanted to make her a special card to celebrate her birthday, but not too fussy because it had to go in the post! Because the Wimbledon Championships have been played recently strawberries are very much in season right now, so I thought this lovely stamp that I bought… Continue reading Strawberry Birthday card

Home Decor

Wedding Fever

I was working in the Library whilst everyone else was watching the Royal Wedding on Friday, I got a bit patriotic and wished I'd arranged a Street Party... So whilst eating my lunch I browsed the internet for some Union Jack bunting and found a gorgeous 'shabby chic and vintage' website called Vintage Amethyst http://www.vintageamethyst.co.uk/… Continue reading Wedding Fever