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Easter treat boxes using Tonic Studios ‘Special Blend Treat Box’ dies

Happy Easter (if you celebrate)! I've created some treat boxes to hold some chocolates in bright, cheerful Spring colours. Check out my YouTube video below for a tutorial on how I constructed the treat boxes. https://youtu.be/rdAJLl9p-84 The weather is a bit grey and dreary here in Surrey, UK. What is the weather like where you… Continue reading Easter treat boxes using Tonic Studios ‘Special Blend Treat Box’ dies

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#TeamTinyInspirationHop

Today is a bit special - I'm participating in my second Team Tiny YouTube hop. The theme for this hop is inspiration. We have been paired with another participant from Team Tiny and we have checked out their YouTube, Instagram and blog to get to know them and to pick a card that we want… Continue reading #TeamTinyInspirationHop

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January Card swap ‘uplifting’

The card swap theme for January is 'uplifting'. I only joined the swap 21st January, which is why it's almost February! The last card swap cards I made were slimline and I told myself I wouldn't make these cards slimline, but then I got overexcited and stamped so many sheep I had to make them… Continue reading January Card swap ‘uplifting’

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Thank you cards using Pantone’s colours of the year 2021

I was inspired by Nina-Marie Trapani's cards using the two Pantone colours of 2021 (you can see her cards on the Simon Says Stamp Blog here). I won't lie I don't like yellow much, so I had been really struggling to work out how I was going to create a card(s) using the colours for… Continue reading Thank you cards using Pantone’s colours of the year 2021

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Slimline shaker Halloween card

Well this card took a lot more effort than I had anticipated!! I started making this card in September as one of my #SophiasSlimlineSeptemberSeries but it has taken me until NOW to complete it!! I thought this would be 'so simple', but it caused me a few little headaches... I wanted to do a slimline… Continue reading Slimline shaker Halloween card

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Autumnal slimline card

I'm not thrilled about how this card turned out... I had the concept in my head of "autumnal, monochromatic with a hint of gold and textured", then it didn't work out quite right... I used my Creative Expressions 'Finishing Touches - Autumn Leaf Trio' dies to cut out whole leaves and the vein shapes from… Continue reading Autumnal slimline card

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Slimline bridge card

I'm so happy with the way this card turned out! Jennifer McGuire has made several bridge cards lately and I wanted to give a bridge card a go, but because I'm trying to make as many slimline cards as possible this month I decided to combine the bridge card concept with a slimline card size.… Continue reading Slimline bridge card