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Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

I blended Distress Inks in Twisted Citron, Peacock Feathers and Seedless Preserves on a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of Neenah classic crest. I sprayed the ink blended panel with clean clear water and blotted it with tissue paper, then used Hero Arts Shimmer Mist in pearlescent white to resemble stars. On a separate… Continue reading Dream big card using Hero Arts stamps

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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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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

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Neon Shaker card

I have been working on this card for AGES, so I'm glad it's finally finished! I was going to share it for MFT Camp Create Spectacular Shakers, but with one thing and another I didn't get it in for the deadline and then it went right to the bottom of my priority list! I'll share… Continue reading Neon Shaker card

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Niece’s 7th Birthday Card

My youngest Niece turns 7 today! How time flies!! I've seen so many cards using watercolour techniques that look amazing & I keep jealously thinking "hmmm, mine would never look that good - it would run everywhere and look aweful", but then I thought to myself - I have watercolour paper, water-based inks, paint brushes,… Continue reading Niece’s 7th Birthday Card

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21st Birthday Card

A friend of mine has asked me to make a 21st birthday card for his niece! I won't lie - when it's a significant birthday card, it feels more stressful to make sure you get it right!! I decided that I was going to go for bling, with a bit of black for sophistication... I… Continue reading 21st Birthday Card

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Birthday Fishes

Phew!!! I've done with my annual report - that was crazy! I had supervisors read through it to check it & they asked 'Where are all your 'the' 'were' 'was' words?' I don't know how I managed to but I left LOADS out!!!??Never mind, that's all done so now I can do some cardmaking!!!!I've always… Continue reading Birthday Fishes