Category Archives: card making

I can do that……

This has been a thought on my mind with card making since my last session, and today I put it to the test. This was the card that started my mind thinking: I found the decoupage kit at the bottom … Continue reading

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Old ways

Five Hello cards will hit five mats in a couple of days. On the backs of 4 are a little smiley sticker and a warning ‘IT’S BRIGHT!’ These went to my aunt, who is my Dad’s sister and in her … Continue reading

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First Pics

I’ve just gone through the pictures I’d taken today and I am really pleased with them. I lost so much detail with the Nikon when I had to resize them for my blog, but this is not the case with … Continue reading

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Card Making 23rd April

After our morning walk, I got the kit out and decided to experiment with all the paper bag cut outs I’d done last week. I had some ideas going through my head again, but sadly when I tried to put … Continue reading

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Dab Hand having a Dabble

I’ve been thinking outside the box as regards card making and experimenting with a few ideas. You may remember these: Well, after the aches I had in my hands after the colouring, I thought about dabbing. Memories of my days … Continue reading

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Experimental WIP

I have never been what one would term ‘artistic’. Ideas that form in my head rarely turn out as I envisaged, but that doesn’t mean I’m not prepared to have a go. Reasons for not being able to source the … Continue reading

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Today is Easter Sunday

It is 5.15 in the afternoon and for someone who had no plans whatsoever today. we have been busy! We both had a better night last night and didn’t wake up until around 7.30, then got up to shower and … Continue reading

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Decline in Card Making

I’ve noticed for quite a while now, and not necessarily Covid related, that the basic materials for my card making are becoming more and more scarce. This includes anything that says ‘Thinking of You’ and the 4 reels of double … Continue reading

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Finishing Touch

I said yesterday that I thought one of my cards looked a little empty in the top corner. I found just the thing to rectify that at the bottom of my third box of trimmings. Voila:

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Today’s card making

I was given some pretty trimmings by our neighbour and for the past few days have been working on how to use them. Looking through my box of bits and bobs, I discovered my 5 packs of 3D butterflies and  … Continue reading

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