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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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Red and sparkle for a friend

A good friend has is having a tough time at the moment, so what better way is there to send wishes than a hug in an envelope. This friend is a big fan of red, a bit of pink and a LOT of sparkle.  So, here is the card I made incorporating all of these.

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Wood Textures DSP

At the weekend I showed you a project for a friend who was travelling to China. As I know another person in the production, I made a card for them too, to wish them well. This is a very quick an easy card to put together.  It uses a sentiment from the Banners for You

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Sending smiles across the miles

A very talented friend is off to China this weekend to play a lead role in a musical. This friend loves sunflowers so the Painted Harvest Stamp Set was the obvious choice. I combined Crushed Curry and Chocolate Chip for the sunflowers.  There is Wink of Stella in the centre of each flower for a

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New Home Card

A friend has just moved into a new home so obviously it needed a card to celebrate. She’s popped a few pictures of her decorating progress on Facebook so I’ve taken my inspiration from her pink feature wall. I stamped a background of Melon Mambo and Flirty Flamingo along with Rich Razzleberry accents.  The stamp

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Eclectic Thank you

There’s no Card & Cuppa project to share with you this week so I’m showing you the Thank you cards I sent to my recent customers. I love making these types of cards and enjoy showing my appreciation to those who support my little business. The Naturally Eclectic Stamp Set combined with Sweet Sugarplum and

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Butterfly Basics Birthday

Happy World Card Making Day! One of my regular Card & Cuppa attendees celebrated their Birthday last week so I obviously made them a card. Now, you may see a strange resemblance to this Card & Cuppa project from last week.  This is purely intentional. I made this Birthday card first and then realised that

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