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Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

I don't know why but the second I saw this set debuted on YouTube I knew I HAD to have it - it was love a first sight... So I have been checking the Seven Hills Crafts website daily (sometimes more than daily) until it was in stock and I snapped it up, then set… Continue reading Fruity card using Altenew Main Squeeze stamp and die set

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Congratulations cards using Honey Bee dies and stencil

Disclaimer: I made these cards in December 2017 when lots of my friends had their PhD vivas, so these cards were made in the wee hours of the night and only one photo seems to exist of them that was taken on my phone and with all the debris strewn all over my desk! I… Continue reading Congratulations cards using Honey Bee dies and stencil

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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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Divine Dry embossing with MFT dies

Hello! I'm back with a quick bonus mid week post! I'm still trying to get all of my MFT Camp Create cards out of the way (I started them, so I'll finish them!!!) and I only have 2 left - dry embossing and a slider card. As I've finished the dry embossing tonight, I'll share… Continue reading Divine Dry embossing with MFT dies

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MFT Camp Create Remarkable Resist

Hi Everyone, I'm back today with a 'Remarkable Resist' card for MFT Camp create 2017. I used the same wood background stamp as yesterday as I just love it soooo much. This time I clear embossed it on Neenah and used Cracked Pistachio Distress Ink to get a teal/green colour so it looked a bit… Continue reading MFT Camp Create Remarkable Resist

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SSS watercolour panel update

So I did decide what to do with the lovely SSS embossed watercoloured panel and made it into a 6x6 card with some X cut adhesive glitter sheets and the sentiment from My Favorite Things 'More Essential Sentiments' white heat embossed on a little strip of black card. To add some more texture I added… Continue reading SSS watercolour panel update



Hi everyone! I've just watched the latest episode of Line of Duty on BBC1 - it's really gripping! On a completely different note, I wanted to quickly share what I've been up to, craft-wise, this weekend. Having watched several craft room tours and gone green with envy over the Christmas holidays I thought to myself… Continue reading Organisation

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Niece’s Birthday card

I thought I would try to share where my inspiration came from in this post, because I haven't shared a sketch or 'inspiration' picture in a while. I had this pin on Pinterest for its positive message and I thought it was gorgeous, then I got to thinking "Come on, you must be able to… Continue reading Niece’s Birthday card


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