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Bird Banter Week – Monday Quick layered card

   a quick card for you today, showing that you don’t have to use lots of materials to make a card. I wasn’t sure about the stamp set at first, until I saw the sentiments in there too…. they appealed to my sense of humour! And although I have gone with quite traditional bird colours ,I… Continue reading Bird Banter Week – Monday Quick layered card

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Sweet Soiree – Remedies to Roll Gift Bag

I am loving these easy to use aromatherapy Remedies to roll from Neal’s Yard.  There are handbag sized rollers of aromatherapy blends to help you in different situations.  There are five different fragrances to choose from to suit different situations. These make a lovely treat to gift as a little pick me up (and they… Continue reading Sweet Soiree – Remedies to Roll Gift Bag

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New Catalogue Tuesday – Myths and Magic

 So another day another suite….and this time it is the myths and magic suite.  This is a wonderful set if you have kids (and unicorn loving big kids too, although it is a rather portly looking unicorn 🙂 The stamp se/t has accompanying dies and also DSP which has glitter accents, and then a pack… Continue reading New Catalogue Tuesday – Myths and Magic

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Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

So one of the reasons for my absence from my blog for a couple of weeks was that I was preparing cards for the Ronald McDonald Christmas Cheer Challenge.  This was a challenge to create Christmas Cards in one weekend that would then be donated for use by the charity in their homes.  If  you… Continue reading Ronald McDonald House Christmas Cheer Cards

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Ferrero Friday Prism Pillow Box

 Hope you’re all well, I’ve been suffering with my fibromyalgia recently so crafting on top work and looking after ages parents has been difficult, still when I do get to do some, it is a wonder way of switching off and practicing some mindfulness. I try to take some time to practice mindfulness every day,… Continue reading Ferrero Friday Prism Pillow Box

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Spooky Night Suite Project 1 – Test Tube Treat Holders

Well I don’t really do Halloween much these days now that the boys are more grown up – and even when they were younger is was mainly pumpkin carving, neighbour trick or treating and the occasional party – however, I do still get them an occasional sweet and I though the test tubes were so… Continue reading Spooky Night Suite Project 1 – Test Tube Treat Holders

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Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

So when I visit friends I like to take a bottle of wine with me – but gift bags are a little boring sometimes so I like to add a little treat, and being Friday I thought it would be perfect to create one to hold Ferrero.  The great news is that you can get… Continue reading Hearts Come Home Suite Project 2 Ferrero Friday Wine Bottle hanger

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Half Full Week Project 3 Modified Book Fold

Well, I hope you are enjoying my projects using a single stamp set – this card showcases the Christmas elements of the set as well as how to use the fine tip glue to create a glass like finish on your images. I also managed to emboss without throwing it everywhere I love this stamp… Continue reading Half Full Week Project 3 Modified Book Fold

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Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging

 How happy am I to see Kraft Card available again?  VERY¬!It is a really useful weight and goes so well with traditional Christmas reds and Greens,  The one in the new catalogue is actually closer to Crumb Cake – so not quite as dark as mine (~ I made mine with my old stock before… Continue reading Half Full Week Project 2 3D Thursday Wine Gift Packaging