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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Confetti Celebration

Happy Monday! For last week’s Card & Cuppa I designed a card suitable for both male and female Birthdays. Using a design from the Annual Catalogue for my inspiration, we made this almost identical project. A combination of Confetti Celebration Stamp Set, Night of Navy, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist and Silver 1/8″ are used

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Rose Wonder Birthday

It was the Birthday of one of my regular class attendees earlier this week. This lovely lady hosted our recent Papercrafting Class and I took inspiration for her card from a plant I saw in her garden. In the garden was a lovely white rose growing up an arch.  It made me reach for the

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New for August – Meet Carols of Christmas

Happy August! I can’t belive how quickly the year is whizzing by. Now I know it’s a little early to be mentioning the ‘C’ word, but Stampin’ Up! have released the BRAND NEW Carols of Christmas Stamp Set and co-ordinating Thinlits a month early. Click on the picture below to discover more about the Carols

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – This Little Piggy

Happy Monday and happy last day of July. As it’s Monday, it’s time to show you last week’s Card & Cuppa project. It uses the cute This Little Piggy Stamp Set.  This stamp set comes with sentiments and pigs on the same images. If you pardon the pun, I’ve butchered the stamp set and cut

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Customer Thank You Cards – Fun with Washi Tape

I know that you’ve been enjoying taking advantage of the brilliant Bonus Days promotion for this month.  The promotion runs for a few more days so don’t miss out. Here are the ‘thank you’ cards for my most recent customers.  These pretty notecards should be hitting doormats at any moment… They use the fabulous Washi

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Marquetry meets Paper Piecing

Yesterday was my Father-in-Law’s Birthday and I hit a block with what card to make for him. I knew I wanted to use the Happy Birthday Thinlit and the Wood Textures DSP Stack, but that is as far as my creativity got. Then, my Husband and I had a lightbulb moment as my Father-in-Law used

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Icing on the Cake

For last week’s Card & Cuppa project, I reached for a brand new stamp set from the Annual Catalogue. Here is the project: This stamp set is called Icing on the Cake. I’m sorry to say that it didn’t instantly grab me as I looked through the new Catalogue.  I’ll happily admit that I love

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Getting Classy

My latest newsletter should have hit emailboxes during the week. As well as information on the latest Special Offers from Stampin’ Up!, details of the new Papercrafting Classes I’ve planned were included too. These Classes are now on a Wednesday evening 19:00-22:00 at Westbury Arts Centre.  They are the most fun way of getting classy!

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In Color Happy Birthday

This is the final project from the recent In Color Introduction Class. It’s a stamp-free card with a combination of all of the In Color 2017-19 colours and the fabulous new Happy Birthday Thinlit. We firstly cut the sentiment from a piece of Very Vanilla 10cm wide and put the ‘Happy Birthday’ to one side.

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Two years on

This post is a little different to usual as today marks two years since I began my new adventures after being made redundant. Although I’d been running my own craft business in my spare time since 2000, it was 2 years ago when it became a new adventure for me as I decided to make

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