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Turning 12

Over the past few weeks both my Nephew and ‘honorary’ Nephew had Birthdays. As they were turning 12, I made them both bright and cheery cards. I’ve used Lemon Lime Twist with Emerald Envy as the colour palette with Number of Years as the ’12’. I find this stamp set more and more useful every

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In Color Thank You

It’s that time when I show you the cards I enjoy making the most.  These are Thank you cards for my lovely customers. A combination of the Daisy Delight Stamp Set with Cardstock, DSP and Ribbon in the same colours make these monochrome In Color Thank you cards. I made a batch of cards in

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A caffeine themed farewell

The lovely owners of one of our Card & Cuppa venues are moving on to new adventures. I couldn’t let this occasion pass without giving them a caffeine themed farewell. The Stamp Set I just had to use was Coffee Cafe, with coffee rings from Timeless Textures. Early Espresso was of course the main colour

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Lucky flowers

A very talented lady started a new chapter in her floristry training the other week.  I made her this bouquet of lucky flowers to wish her all the best. It is based on this recent Card & Cuppa project. As she is a fan of orange, I’ve used Pumpkin Pie and Peekaboo Peach for the

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Shades of Blue

When I first saw the project on Page 143 of the Annual Catalogue I knew I wanted make my own version. I had the perfect ocassion last week as it was my Mum’s Birthday. For the colours I decided not to use the neutral palette, I opted for shades of blue instead. Night of Navy,

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A card for a young artist

My Niece recently celebrated her Birthday.  As she is a very talented young artist, I just had to make her a card with an arty theme. I used Painter’s Palette and Crafting Forever Stamp Sets to create this artistic collage.  The sentiment is from Number of Years. The main colours are Crumb Cake, Pool Party,

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Turning Three

The son of a good friend turned three recently. When I asked my friend what things their son would like for their Birthday I was plunged into a world of characters I’d never heard of! Making the card however, found me on much more familiar ground. I reached for the Number of Years Stamp Set,

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Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics

One of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday recently. Here is the card I made. As they are a fan of pink I chose Melon Mambo, Berry Burst and Flirty Flamingo to create a bright Birthday Card. I used both the Dragonfly Dreams and Butterfly Basics Stamp Sets with the co-ordinating Detailed

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Tiny Word with One Big Meaning

I am so lucky to have this little business of mine with wonderful customers. To say thank you to those who have placed orders with me recently, I made this card.  Each card has a handwritten note from me too. This card is made using the One Big Meaning and Blooms and Wishes Stamp Sets.

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Oh, Hello Friend

I haven’t seen a friend for a while so wanted them to know that I was thinking of them. As this friend is a BIG fan of pink (the complete opposite of me!), I entered a strange pink-tastic world. I used the Oh So Eclectic Stamp Set and Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies Bundle for the

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