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Picture Perfect Birthday

It was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees this week so a card was definitely in order. I reached for the perfect Birthday stamp set from the new Spring/Summer Catalogue, Picture Perfect Birthday. The dotty background is from a Memories & More Card Pack.  I’m running a class on making cards using

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Happy Mail Cards

If you’re in the UK and I have your address on my mailing list, one of these should have fallen into your hands. It’s the card to accompany the new Spring/Summer Catalogue and SAB Brochure happy mail. The card uses the fabulous Lots of Lavender SAB Stamp Set and Picture Perfect Birthday for the sentiment.

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Petal Palette Thank you

As you know, I’ve recently been working on a local Pantomime.  Part of my role included coordinating lots of adult volunteers to work with our younger cast members. Due to us being in a new venue and some new rules and regulations, the ways of working were very different to previous years. So, to say

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Saying Hello – Lots of Lavender

I hope you’ve had a fabulous Christmas and are looking forward to the New Year. My December has been extremely busy helping with a local pantomime (oh yes it has!) that I’ve not had time to post things here.  As the pantomime finishes on New Year’s Day, I’ll hopefully be back to ‘normal’ a few

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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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