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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

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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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70th birthday exploding box card

Today is my Godmother's 70th Birthday. I made her an exploding box as a special birthday card and gave it to her a few days ago, so I'll share it with you now. I started with a 297mm x 297mm piece of 300gsm purple card and used my Crafter's Companion Ultimate Pro to score the… Continue reading 70th birthday exploding box card

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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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Monochromatic Tag for IndigoBlu Challenge #16

Hi everyone!! Enjoying the weekend? I always seem to have too much to do & not enough time to do it in! However, I did find the time to make this quick tag for the IndigoBlu Challenge Blog - Challenge #16 Monochromatic. I used the Tim Holtz Alterations 'Tag & Bookplates' Movers & Shapers die… Continue reading Monochromatic Tag for IndigoBlu Challenge #16

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Strawberry Birthday card

Today is my Grandmother's 93rd birthday! I wanted to make her a special card to celebrate her birthday, but not too fussy because it had to go in the post! Because the Wimbledon Championships have been played recently strawberries are very much in season right now, so I thought this lovely stamp that I bought… Continue reading Strawberry Birthday card

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5th Birthday Card

My youngest niece had her 5th birthday this week and there was a family birthday party yesterday (it was also her granddad's birthday this week too!) Everyone had a lovely time. I took these photos of the card at the party because I had forgotten to take one earlier! I used the Whimsy Stamps 'Mystic'… Continue reading 5th Birthday Card

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Easter cards with my nieces

I've had a lovely day today seeing my Step Sister and her three gorgeous girls! Because my Mum and their Granddad wern't here today and they were waiting to go to the reception of a wedding I thought it might be quite nice to make Easter Cards for their friends. So I popped to HobbyCraft… Continue reading Easter cards with my nieces

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Birthday and Anniversary!

Wow! I haven't done much crafting other than my scrap book for ages and then suddenly lots of important card-worthy events loom up on the horizon!! I must excuse the photography - the flash on my camera has died and so for some reason it seems unable to take good photos, I must get a… Continue reading Birthday and Anniversary!