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Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had a fabulous Christmas and are feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the New Year. The panto I was unexpectedly working on finished yesterday, so for me, this week is all about focussing on what is coming up and getting organised (easier said than done!) for the coming months.

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 9 Day 2

This is the second slightly delayed Crafty Christmas Weekend Workout and is another ‘fancy’ Christmas Card. The inside of this card is the star of the show, so the outside is slightly understated. However, a card this size (again A5) lends itself to using one of the fabulous large sentiments from the Wonderful Year Stamp

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 9 Day 1

This weekend’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts are a bit delayed this week, due to various reasons. Today we are going to focus on those cards for that special someone. This project is from the ‘Fancy Christmas Cards’ class I ran last week. This card uses the Reason for the Season Stamp Set and the coordinating

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Last week’s Card & Cuppa – Stitched With Cheer (part 2)

It’s hard to believe that this week is the final week of classes of the year. Apologies for the delay in posting this. Some of you may be aware that one of my hobbies is working backstage for local theatre companies. Well, this year, I was due to be assisting with a local Panto for

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Last week’s Card & Cuppa – Stitched With Cheer Project Kit

As last week started out countdown to three weeks of classes left for the year, I decided to do something different with Card & Cuppa. For these three weeks we are making projects using the Stitched With Cheer Project Kit. Here is the first card: It combines both stamping and stitching and contains everything you

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 7 Day 2

Today’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workout is a project we made at a recent class using the Lovely As a Tree Stamp Set. It’s a card that would be great for several ocassions, including Christmas. In fact, I think something similar to this design may end up being the Christmas Card from Chez Hippofrog this year!

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Last week’s Card & Cuppa – Owl Builder Punch

At last week’s Card & Cuppa session I decided to bring out the Owl Punch as we hadn’t used it before – apart from upside down to make an alien card! I was asked by one of my attendees to create a new baby card.  So, I chose this project which could have the greeting

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 6 Day 2

For today’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workout I’m showing you the 8th and final project from Christmas Card Boot Camp.  All of the cards made used the Stitched With Cheer Stamp Set and the Holly Berry Builder Punch from the Autumn/Winter Catalogue. This design is really easy to produce multiple times as it includes a randomly

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Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts – Week 6 Day 1

This weekend’s Crafty Christmas Weekend Workouts are the final two projects from Christmas Card Boot Camp.  We used the Stitched With Cheer Stamp Set and Hollly Berry Builder Punch from the Autumn/Winter Catalogue. I called this the ‘Christmas Jumper’ card due to the lovely knitted pattern down the front.  Do you like the buttons I

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Last week’s Card & Cuppa – Affectionately Yours Suite

Happy Monday! For last Monday’s Card & Cuppa class we made the following card which was extremely well co-ordinated. I took inspiration from the Afffectionately Yours Speciality Designer Series Paper to choose the colours and stamps for this project. Rather than sitting there stroking the paper, I decided that it needed to be used! The

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