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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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Buy 3, get 1 FREE…

If you’re a paper lover then you’ll love the latest promotion from Stampin’ Up! Quite simply, it’s Buy 3, get 1 FREE on selected DSP packs and stacks. Click on the picture below for more information. This offer runs for the whole of October so make grab your favourite papers while you can. Plus, if

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Colorful Seasons

It’s Monday again which means it must be time to show you last week’s Card & Cuppa project. The stamp set is one that we haven’t used at class before. This is Colorful Seasons and has the most beautiful leaf images that I wanted to use this autumn.  It’s also in the current World Card

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A tiny card with a big meaning

As you know, I held a Charity Card Making Day earlier this month in aid of a local Milton Keynes Hospice. One of the options for the Create, Take and Donate Day was to make 20 cards. This was using the Soft Sayings Kit and then donating 10 of the cards made. I had a

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50th Birthday Card in Orange and Black

A few weekends ago, there was surprise 50th Birthday Party for a friend. As it was a big Birthday, it required a big card. The friend is a BIG fan of Tigger, so orange and black had to be the theme of the card.  Pumpkin Pie and Peekaboo Peach were the oranges I chose. I

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Number of Years

At last week’s Card & Cuppa class there was one decision that needed to be made by each attendee.  To grunge, or not to grunge… As you can see, there is a bit of a difference depending on your choice. What is great about this project is that you have to create the crisp and

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Swirly Bird for a Sister-in-Law

It was my Sister-in-Law’s Birthday last week.  As it had been a while since I’d used the fabulous Swirly Bird Stamp Set, I reached for it to make this card. The design is a suggested color combination of Berry Burst, Daffodil Delight and Pool Party, with a touch of silver too. One of my ‘go

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A Jar of Love for an Anniversary

My parents recently celebrated their Wedding Anniversary and I of course made them a card. I decided to make an elegant and stylih card with clean lines. Obviously I’ve used Jar of Love for the jar, but I reached for the strings from Balloon Celebration to create the Old Olive stems for the hearts.  I

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