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Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

It was my Mum's birthday on Tuesday, but this week has been demanding at work so I'm only able to blog about it now! This card is completely inspired by THESE CARDS that Amy Rsavy created at the beginning of the month, so not my original idea at all. So I don't have the Picket… Continue reading Mum’s birthday card using Prima princess stamp

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Wedding stationary and decorations

Firstly, congratulations to Harry and Meghan on their wedding day! Secondly, as this weekend is all about the royal wedding, I thought I would share some handmade wedding stationary and decorations if you are a do-it-yourself kind of person. Something Old Let's be honest, the vast majority of us who have to produce something ourselves… Continue reading Wedding stationary and decorations

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Thank you card using alcohol inks

So I'm late to the party, but I got some alcohol inks and Yupo paper and I had a little play! I wanted my card to be on the greener end of the spectrum so I used 'Turqouise', 'Limeade' and gold mixative. I used my flet tool to spread the gold mixative and it all… Continue reading Thank you card using alcohol inks

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Golden anniversary card using emboss resist technique

So, yet another disclaimer - I made these cards and filmed the making of the cards back in September of 2017, but I didn't want to blog about them until I had the corresponding YouTube video created as well. Dear me, this video has taken FOREVER to edit!! When I put all the clips together… Continue reading Golden anniversary card using emboss resist technique

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Niece’s birthday card using MFT stamps

Today my youngest niece turns 10 - where does the time go???? Being a big fan of Zoella (my niece that is) I wanted to create a card for her that was inspired by her favourite vlog star. I started with a C6 card base in cream and cut some Stampin' UP! card in Whisper… Continue reading Niece’s birthday card using MFT stamps

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Birthday thank you cards with SSS flora stamp

It was my birthday last week, to be honest it was a bit overshadowed by passing my viva - it still doesn't feel real and I'm wandering about in a bit of a daze! However, with birthdays come lots of lovely gifts and thank you cards (because everyone likes snail mail that isn't a bill,… Continue reading Birthday thank you cards with SSS flora stamp

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Autumnal Thanks card with Lawn Fawn stitiched leaves dies

It's time for the disclaimer again! I made this card in November, but I've only just blogged about it now, which is why it's a bit out of sync with the seasons!! I was going INSANE having no lab work and not making cards, just concentrating on writiting, day in, day out so one day… Continue reading Autumnal Thanks card with Lawn Fawn stitiched leaves dies

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Step sister’s black and gold birthday card

Disclaimer: I made this card back in November for my oldest step sister, but this is the first chance I've had to blog about it. I was really pushed for time because I was spending almost all of my time writing my Thesis, so this was a really quick make. I used my embossing buddy… Continue reading Step sister’s black and gold birthday card

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Mama Elephant Botanic Hello with Nuvo aqua flow pens

Disclaimer: I started this card in September 2017, but  put it into my 'to finish' card pile (please tell me you all have one of those!!?) and have only just finished it this month. This was inspired by Amy Rysavy of Prairie Paper and Ink because she made several cards using this stamp on her… Continue reading Mama Elephant Botanic Hello with Nuvo aqua flow pens

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Step sister’s birthday card

Happy Sunday everyone! I'm having a little break from all of my ocean/beach themed cards today as it's my step sister's birthday! She's a classy bird, so I wanted to make a black and gold card for her, because I think black and gold is classy. I also needed it to be quick as I'm… Continue reading Step sister’s birthday card