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Archery birthday card

Hi Everyone! Today I'm going to be working a very long day, but it's also one of our placement student's birthday, so I'm sceduling this post to go live after we have given her her card (hopefully - don't let me down technology!!) Her family live in Wales, so she learned Welsh and she competes… Continue reading Archery birthday card

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Niece’s 13th Birthday card

Where does the time go???!!! I cannot believe my eldest Niece is in here teens!! (she was born when I was at University so that makes me feel REALLY OLD!) As it's her 'coming of age' card, I wanted to make it feminine but not girly and I wanted to make it a bit interactive… Continue reading Niece’s 13th Birthday card

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Christmas Thank you cards

Normally I don't get coughs and colds, but I was REALLY ill between Boxing Day and my first day back at work so I didn't make any Thank you cards for my Christmas presents, but now I'm feeling better I have remedied the situation. Pinterest is awash with rainbow cards at the moment - the… Continue reading Christmas Thank you cards

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Best friend’s birthday card

My best friend is having an afternoon tea for her birthday celebrations this year (so many friends are scattered about and some have small children so an afternoon thing means she can see as many friends as possible and they can all get wee people home in time for bed and no need for baby… Continue reading Best friend’s birthday card

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Autumnal Thank you card

Last month I had a long weekend in Devon with my Fairy Godparents, it was so nice to get away from my PhD deadlines for a few days! My parents looked after the kittens whilst I was away so they were at home, not in a cattery. I wanted to give my Godparents a thank… Continue reading Autumnal Thank you card

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Granny’s Birthday card

Today is my Granny's 96th birthday, so I wanted to share the card I made for her with you this evening. I've been loving all the white with a splash of colour cards I've seen on Pinterest, so this is my take on the look. I started out with the Creative Expressions 'Striplet - Floral… Continue reading Granny’s Birthday card

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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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Grandmother’s 95th Birthday card

On Sunday it will be my Granny's 95th birthday, the card is in the post, so I thought I would share it with you. I'm afraid this post is a bit picture heavy due to all the different flowers I made for the card - sorry! I really wanted to try out a cascade card… Continue reading Grandmother’s 95th Birthday card

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Rock’n’Roll Birthday card

Hi All! I hope you had a good weekend? Today is another friend's 30th birthday and I know he got his card in the post so I feel that I can post about it now. He is an engineer who is also in TWO bands, so I really wanted to make him a music/guitar themed… Continue reading Rock’n’Roll Birthday card

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Mother’s Day Card 2015

I've been really inspired by the Clean and Simple look recently and I wanted to give it a go, but I was worried that it would look a bit lost with all the white card! Let me know if you think I got it right! I bought the Creative Expressions 'Finishing Touches - Camellia -… Continue reading Mother’s Day Card 2015