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Autumnal thank-you

I'm so blessed - I've been working really hard recently and I found it was affecting my mood - I went on Facebook and all my friends were sharing how wonderful their lives were and how they just couldn't be happier. I had been working 11/12 and 13 hour days and been unable to fit… Continue reading Autumnal thank-you

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Easter Bunny curvy keepsake box tutorial

I know Easter was last week, but the kids are still off school, which means the roads are practically empty - bliss!!! Because most people tend to go to see family over Easter my work's social club decided to hold a children's Easter treasure hunt the weekend after so more parents and children would be… Continue reading Easter Bunny curvy keepsake box tutorial

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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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Baby’s 1st Christmas

A friend of mine that I went to school with had a baby this year - it makes me feel very old to know that other people my age are breeding! So this Christmas will be his son's first Christmas, I made him a 'first Halloween' card, so I'm making him a 'first Christmas' card… Continue reading Baby’s 1st Christmas

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Granny’s Christmas Card

I'm sure I've mentioned it hundreds of times, but my Grandmother is 94 and lives alone, so I like to make her a card for Christmas because she doesn't get very many. Unfortunately her sight and hearing are both very bad, which adds to her isolation - she has a carer who comes in daily… Continue reading Granny’s Christmas Card

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Christmas Card Swap Card #5

So I know what you're thinking - what happened to card #4? Well I thought it was better to post 4 cards on time and one late than 3 cards on time and two late, so I used the card I made for World Card Making Day 2014 as card #4... I apologise WHOLEHEARTEDLY to… Continue reading Christmas Card Swap Card #5

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Feliz Navidad

I went shopping for Christmas dies at the weekend in my local craft shop - The Art of Craft. I was moaning about how difficult it is to find Spanish sentiments & how I have to assemble them from scratch (I do have the Stampendous 'Spanish Messages' clear stamps, but Feliz Navidad isn't in it!)… Continue reading Feliz Navidad