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January Card swap ‘uplifting’

The card swap theme for January is 'uplifting'. I only joined the swap 21st January, which is why it's almost February! The last card swap cards I made were slimline and I told myself I wouldn't make these cards slimline, but then I got overexcited and stamped so many sheep I had to make them… Continue reading January Card swap ‘uplifting’

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Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil

I won't lie - I'm not sure about alcohol inks yet! I saw a video by Michelle Short of The Card Grotto using stencils with alcohol inks and I thought "Wow! That looks amazing! I want to give it a try!" so I gave it a try and I think maybe, I should leave this… Continue reading Fiesta card using alcohol inks and stencil

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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


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

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Umbrella card

My Step Mother lives in Hua Hin in Thailand, and so when I heard about the bombings on Friday I was fearful that she might have been injured or killed. Thankfully she was at home because the bombings were early in the morning so she wasn't out and about at the time. I wanted to… Continue reading Umbrella card