St Valentine’s Day treat box

As a single person I don't really celebrate St. Valentine's day, but the Simon Says Stamp 'Hey Love' release is soooo adorable, who couldn't help but be inspired? First I used the Stampin'UP! box die to create a box base out of Neenah Desert Storm card. I used my Simon Says Stamp love background stamp… Continue reading St Valentine’s Day treat box

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Steampunk Birthday card

I love Steampunk, so when I saw the Kanban 'Time Machine' and 'Cameo Clock' toppers I grabbed them up! But then I just kept them and got them out to look at them rather than use them. Until now... My friend is an acomplished seamstress and loves gaming so she makes her own costumes for… Continue reading Steampunk Birthday card

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Niece’s 7th Birthday Card

My youngest Niece turns 7 today! How time flies!! I've seen so many cards using watercolour techniques that look amazing & I keep jealously thinking "hmmm, mine would never look that good - it would run everywhere and look aweful", but then I thought to myself - I have watercolour paper, water-based inks, paint brushes,… Continue reading Niece’s 7th Birthday Card

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Mother’s Day Card 2015

I've been really inspired by the Clean and Simple look recently and I wanted to give it a go, but I was worried that it would look a bit lost with all the white card! Let me know if you think I got it right! I bought the Creative Expressions 'Finishing Touches - Camellia -… Continue reading Mother’s Day Card 2015

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Natalie’s 30th Birthday card

So I know two people who's birthdays happen to fall on Valentine's Day, one of them was my flat mate at Uni. This year is the year of 30th birthdays, so I wanted to send her a card for the 'big' birthday. She's an amazingly talented lady who makes clothes and fabric accessories, so I… Continue reading Natalie’s 30th Birthday card

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2014 Christmas Thank you

Wow! Time has galloped past me! I've made several similar Thank you cards in different colour schemes so I can thank all the lovely people who gaive me presents for Christmas. I cut a square of coloured pearlescent card to 9cm x 9 cm, then put a strip of double-sided tape down the centre of… Continue reading 2014 Christmas Thank you

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Christmas tags

Just a quick post to show you some of the tags that I've made to go on presents this year. WARNING!! This post is very picture heavy!!! First up is the most common tag I've made - I used Kraft card and die cut the largest Waltzingmouse 'stitched tags', then stamped the 'Festive Foliage' holly… Continue reading Christmas tags

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Christmas Card Swap Card #3

Hmm... Somehow I'm only on card #3 and the postal deadline for the swap is 30th November!! I'm dreadful at getting things done before a deadline!!! I went for a CAS card a) because I wanted to make it before the deadline and b) I found out what the postage was for Card #1 and… Continue reading Christmas Card Swap Card #3

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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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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