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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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Monochromatic Tag for IndigoBlu Challenge #16

Hi everyone!! Enjoying the weekend? I always seem to have too much to do & not enough time to do it in! However, I did find the time to make this quick tag for the IndigoBlu Challenge Blog - Challenge #16 Monochromatic. I used the Tim Holtz Alterations 'Tag & Bookplates' Movers & Shapers die… Continue reading Monochromatic Tag for IndigoBlu Challenge #16

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Mum’s Birthday card – 3 months early!!!

My late Step Brother always used to say I was 'very lastminute.com' & he had a point - I would always start a project and suddenly find that it should have been completed yesterday... But my Stampin' UP! demonstrator Nikki Raine inspired me earlier this year by starting (and finishing) her cards for special occasions… Continue reading Mum’s Birthday card – 3 months early!!!

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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

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I’ll TRY not to rub it in…

Some background... My Mother is of Irish ancestry, born in England (Shropshire) where she would listen to all the Welsh rugby on the wireless, she LOVES everything about France, and feels sorry for the Italians... So when the RBS 6 Nations Rugby is on she has sympathies for all teams and so whoevers wins, she's… Continue reading I’ll TRY not to rub it in…

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Mother’s Day card 2014

This card involved lots of elements! I was hoping to enter it in the February Lilli of the Valley Monthly Challenge, but I finished it too late... My Mum simply adores gardening, so even though the stamp used is one of the boys from Lilli of the Valley, it always makes me think of her!… Continue reading Mother’s Day card 2014

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Fields of Gold

Eeek!! OK didn't leave myself enough time to finish this one - I've got another card in the pipeline that I would love to enter in the 'Name That Tune' monthly competition, but I won't finish it in time! I have created an Easel card using the 'In the Country' stamp from Lili of the… Continue reading Fields of Gold

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London Calling Birthday Card

When I got this Penny Black stamp as a freebee from the Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine I subscribe to I loved it to bits!!! But I think a stamp is for life, not just 2012, so I'm giving it another shot at fame... The base card is a Craft Creations Side Stepper, I inked the… Continue reading London Calling Birthday Card

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Sailing boat birthday card

On Tuesday it will be my Fairy Godmother's husband's birthday (which sort of makes him my Fairy Godfather...). They used to live on their yacht together sailing around the world, so I know he loves boats. I saw the 'Happy Birthday old salt' sentiment in the Waltzingmouse 'Ocean Bound' stamp set & it was made… Continue reading Sailing boat birthday card

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10th Birthday Card

Today is my eldest Niece's birthday, but because I've been ill for the last few days I didn't get her card completed until today! I used a white 6x6 tent-fold card for the base. I cut the green square from some patterned paper I got as a freebee with Cardmaking and Papercraft and attached it… Continue reading 10th Birthday Card