Pumpkin Chuckin’

Oh My Goodness! I was up very late on Wednesday night making the bean bag pumpkins for Pumpkin Chuckin', but it was worth it - the little ones really enjoyed playing the game! I got the idea for the game from Pinterest. How I Made the Bean bags: I bought some cotton fabric (doesn't matter… Continue reading Pumpkin Chuckin’

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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

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Plumeria birthday card

It will be a friend of the family's birthday on Saturday, so I've made her a card to celebrate. She has lived abroad in some very exotic places & I made her an exploding box card with orchids for her 60th birthday. This birthday card wasn't going to be any less exotic, so when I… Continue reading Plumeria birthday card

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Halloween Cards 2014 #1

I think it's acceptably close to October to start making and sharing Halloween cards, don't you? I'll be making a few designs this year, so keep checking back to see all the cards I make for this holiday. First off, two of my friends had babies this year, so they both have little boys who… Continue reading Halloween Cards 2014 #1

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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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Goodbye Sandwich Students Cards

Awww! I can't believe this crop of Sandwich Students have been with us for just under a year already! They have been wonderful - really engaging & outgoing, throwing themselves into the science & any social occasions with gusto, I'm sure the work groups they have been based with will be sad to see them… Continue reading Goodbye Sandwich Students Cards

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A big squishy hug – WMFC 20

I'm just uploading this before rushing off for work!!! I stamped the leaf border from the Waltzingmouse 'Gift Card It' on an A6 white card base (tent fold orientation), then I used the co-ordinating die set to cut the gift card holding strip in the middle of the card & stamped the sentiment in Stampin'… Continue reading A big squishy hug – WMFC 20

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New Home Cards!

TWO colleagues of mine moved into their first homes with their respective partners last weekend! I decided to create them cards to celebrate the joys of their first mortgages!! Unfortunatley my photographs are a bit dark!!! I used the Waltzingmouse Stamps set 'A Cottage Home' to stamp the house, porch and topiary pots. I coloured… Continue reading New Home Cards!

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50th Birthday Card

Happy Saturday everyone! Are you enjoying the weekend? Tomorrow I'm going to one of my Mum's former colleague's new house in St. Albans - from what I've seen it looks very nice with an ultra modern interior! Even though all the people my Mum worked with eventually left where they were working together, they have… Continue reading 50th Birthday Card

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Niece’s 6th Birthday Card

It will be one of my Niece's 6th Birthday on Thursday, so I'll share with you the card I made for her.I used a dark blue square base card and stamped the stars from Waltzingmouse Stamps 'Midnight Feast' on it in silver ink.Next I cut out a circle from white Centura Pearl cardstock and drew… Continue reading Niece’s 6th Birthday Card