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Glitter butterfly birthday card using Elizabeth Crafts dies

I made this card for my eldest step sister's birthday (it's a BIG birthday) so I wanted to push the boat out so this card is ALL about the glitter!!! I coated some black card with Elizabeth Craft double sided adhesive and die cut the butterfly with the adhesive side up. I removed the backing… Continue reading Glitter butterfly birthday card using Elizabeth Crafts dies

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Hey Pumpkin card using Honey Bee stamps

I made this card for my friend Holly's birthday. She was my partner in crime for weekend crafternoons, we had so much fun card making and she tried to get my cats to be more sociable! Unfortunately, she moved away to study for her PhD, so I posted this card and it had to be… Continue reading Hey Pumpkin card using Honey Bee stamps

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Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

It was my Mum's birthday on Tuesday, but this week has been demanding at work so I'm only able to blog about it now! This card is completely inspired by THESE CARDS that Amy Rsavy created at the beginning of the month, so not my original idea at all. So I don't have the Picket… Continue reading Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

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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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Alcohol ink Father’s day card

I die cut several flags from Neenah Desert Storm card and layered 3 on top of each other to make chipboard elements and used my Cropa-dile to cut holes in the flags that I would thread later. I also die cut 'dad' from white card and layered it three times to make it sturdy and… Continue reading Alcohol ink Father’s day card

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When life gives you lemons…

There are two answers to this phrase - one is more 'adult' than the other. I found a card with 'When life gives you lemons grab tequila and salt' in a card shop and it made me giggle, so I bought it on impulse and it has been sitting in my 'store bought' cards pouch… Continue reading When life gives you lemons…