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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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Hey Foxy birthday card

Disclaimer: I made this card in November 2017, but this is the first chance I've had to blog about it. I made this card for a friend who was writing her Thesis at the same time as me - our friendship has been forged in the fire of PhD hell, so we've seen each other… Continue reading Hey Foxy birthday card

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Mum’s birthday card

So I was apparently in such a rush to get to my Mum's house at the weekend that I didn't take a photo of her birthday card, so the only photo I have of it was taken on my phone on her laminate flooring!!! I'm really sorry that the photo quality isn't great! I wanted… Continue reading Mum’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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Autumnal thank-you

I'm so blessed - I've been working really hard recently and I found it was affecting my mood - I went on Facebook and all my friends were sharing how wonderful their lives were and how they just couldn't be happier. I had been working 11/12 and 13 hour days and been unable to fit… Continue reading Autumnal thank-you

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World Card Making Day 2014

Happy World Card Making Day everyone!! Are you excited about getting inky fingers? Ha ha - my fingers are an attractive shade of 'Vintage Sepia'! I'm really excited today because I got my Stampin' UP! delivery this morning & the main bit I was looking forward to was the arrival of my curvy keepsake die!… Continue reading World Card Making Day 2014

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Mini card – Autumn thinking of you

Hi everyone!! I've been seeing lots of mini cards on other people's blogs - for some cute Halloween ideas see Elizabeth Allan's blog. I was waiting for a friend to pop over for a cup of tea and some cake, so I wanted a quick make that wouldn't involve getting out loads of materials that… Continue reading Mini card – Autumn thinking of you