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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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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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Congratulations cards using Honey Bee dies and stencil

Disclaimer: I made these cards in December 2017 when lots of my friends had their PhD vivas, so these cards were made in the wee hours of the night and only one photo seems to exist of them that was taken on my phone and with all the debris strewn all over my desk! I… Continue reading Congratulations cards using Honey Bee dies and stencil

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Punny birthday card

I fully appreciate that this card may not be to everybody's taste, so excuse me if you don't like the pun. I have made this card for a lovely, funny woman who did her PhD where I'm studying and has gone on to pastures new, but is still in touch with lots of us at… Continue reading Punny birthday card

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Best friend’s birthday card

My best friend is having an afternoon tea for her birthday celebrations this year (so many friends are scattered about and some have small children so an afternoon thing means she can see as many friends as possible and they can all get wee people home in time for bed and no need for baby… Continue reading Best friend’s birthday card

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Climb every mountain high

Hi! This is my second card for today. So I didn't leave myself enough time to make this card... So the sentiment has been stamped SOOOOO badly - it was my second go at the sentiment as well, but I had to go with what I got - I'm not proud of it at all,… Continue reading Climb every mountain high

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Reach for the stars

Two of my friends have birthdays today, so I have two cards to share this morning (you can probably tell I was in a bit of a rush to post them on time from the rushed photography!!) For some reason all of my friends feel a bit down at the moment - maybe it's just… Continue reading Reach for the stars