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2014 Christmas Thank you

Wow! Time has galloped past me! I've made several similar Thank you cards in different colour schemes so I can thank all the lovely people who gaive me presents for Christmas. I cut a square of coloured pearlescent card to 9cm x 9 cm, then put a strip of double-sided tape down the centre of… Continue reading 2014 Christmas Thank you

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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 tags

Just a quick post to show you some of the tags that I've made to go on presents this year. WARNING!! This post is very picture heavy!!! First up is the most common tag I've made - I used Kraft card and die cut the largest Waltzingmouse 'stitched tags', then stamped the 'Festive Foliage' holly… Continue reading Christmas tags

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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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Christmas Card Swap Card #3

Hmm... Somehow I'm only on card #3 and the postal deadline for the swap is 30th November!! I'm dreadful at getting things done before a deadline!!! I went for a CAS card a) because I wanted to make it before the deadline and b) I found out what the postage was for Card #1 and… Continue reading Christmas Card Swap Card #3

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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

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Christmas Card Swap Card #2

I need to post this quickly before Homeland starts!!! So I wanted a more traditional Christmas look for my second Christmas card of the swap, I love seeing Christmas trees in people's windows, with all the baubles & tinsel & lights, then I know it's almost Christmas... I used lots of Memory Box dies for… Continue reading Christmas Card Swap Card #2

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Sesame Street Curvy Keepsake Boxes

Uh-oh! Can you tell I've become OBSESSED with my new Curvy Keepsake Box die? It's just got my creative juices going, every morning I come up with a new character to make with them! So this week has mostly been about Sesame Street characters - I started out making Count Von Count because of the… Continue reading Sesame Street Curvy Keepsake Boxes