Make it! Farnborough 2017

I won't lie - I was aprehensive about going to Make it! because I have very little money at the moment (vets bills!!) and I feared I would go on a wild spending spree... I went with the right friend though - she got cash out that morning and was only going to buy with… Continue reading Make it! Farnborough 2017

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Stylish Birthday Card

Today is my friend's birthday & I've popped his card and present through his door so I can share this with you now. He's always been very image conscious; well groomed and well dressed with shiny shoes. So I felt wishing him a stylish birthday would be a nice twist on the 'happy birthday' sentiment.… Continue reading Stylish Birthday Card

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Mum’s Birthday Card and present

Friday will be my mother's birthday and she isn't very 'computer savvy' so I feel safe posting this before her birthday. I stamped the IndigoBlu 'Sunflower' stamp on Neenah card with VersaFine 'Vintage Sepia' ink. I coloured it in with Spectrum Noir GB1, GB3, Ct1, CT4, TN8, EB4, EB6, JG1 and JG5. Using my Perfect… Continue reading Mum’s Birthday Card and present

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Natalie’s 30th Birthday card

So I know two people who's birthdays happen to fall on Valentine's Day, one of them was my flat mate at Uni. This year is the year of 30th birthdays, so I wanted to send her a card for the 'big' birthday. She's an amazingly talented lady who makes clothes and fabric accessories, so I… Continue reading Natalie’s 30th 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

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Return to blossoming health – WMF20

Phew! I managed to finish this in time to enter the Waltzingmouse Fanatics Challenge! This fortnight's challenge was colours: Aren't those colours lovely & fresh? I LOVE orchids, so my first thought was to make loads of paper orchids in the colour scheme, but then I realised that that wouldn't really showcase my Waltzingmouse stamps… Continue reading Return to blossoming health – WMF20

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Masculine Birthday card

Two posts in one day - I'm on a roll!!! I'll be out in the sunshine later though - I can't resist!!! It was my Step Sister's boyfriend's birthday on Friday & I always find men hard to create cards for... Whilst going into Hobbycraft for something completely un-related I found the new Docrafts Papermania… Continue reading Masculine Birthday card

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Fields of Gold

Eeek!! OK didn't leave myself enough time to finish this one - I've got another card in the pipeline that I would love to enter in the 'Name That Tune' monthly competition, but I won't finish it in time! I have created an Easel card using the 'In the Country' stamp from Lili of the… Continue reading Fields of Gold

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Father’s Day Card

Because of the recent sad loss of my step brother I wanted to make a very clean and simple Father's Day card for my step father. I used a white 6" x 6" square base card. I had some metallic papers in my stash from when I was at University in Liverpool that I purchased… Continue reading Father’s Day Card