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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Dragonfly Dreams

Last week’s Card & Cuppa was all about the brand new Watercolour Pencils from the Spring/Summer Catalogue. This is the beautiful card that the attendees made: To make the dragonfly stand out, we created a muted background using colours from the Neutrals family.  These were stamped off a number of times. As we were using

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Lift Me Up

I hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for the week ahead. Last week at Card & Cuppa we made this card that was inspired by a project in the Spring/Summer Catalogue. I made a few changes to the one in the Catalogue as I used a larger card base and left

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Last Week’s Card & Cuppa – Balloon Adventures

Last week was the first Card & Cuppa classes of the new year. We created this lovely bright Birthday card using some brand new products from the Spring/Summer catalogue. The stamp set is called Balloon Adventures and also coordinates with a new set of thinlits, as well as coordinating with the current Balloon Bouquet Punch.

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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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