Category Archives: hobbies and interests

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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Hello Cards: 22nd January

I have a few letters to write to some friends and think a card is nicer than boring writing paper, so I got the kit out today. Some time ago I made up some catherine wheels as an experiment, but … Continue reading

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Quiet Day: 7th January

I haven’t done much on my blog today, and although it’s nearly midnight, I’m not tired enough to fall asleep quickly. Waiting for Hubby in the car, I’d taken my book and read a few more chapters. It’s all coming … Continue reading

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Rory asks ‘ What Are You Reading’

I don’t read as much as I used to, or perhaps should, though it is something I intend to rectify. These were interesting questions from Rory today. You can check out his blog here 1] How real do you need … Continue reading

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Card Making session…… Finally!!

I’ve had some fun today, and spent about four hours with papers, scalpel, sticky tape and gem stones putting a few cards together. One took me over an hour and a second almost an hour as I nearly cocked it … Continue reading

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Truthful Tuesday: December 1st 2020

It’s Tuesday, so Frank sets us the Truthful Tuesday poser. https://pcguyiv.wordpress.com/2020/12/01/truthful-tuesday-december-1st-2020/ The Question With the exception of blogging (assuming it’s a hobby and not your profession), do you have any unique hobbies or pastimes? I don’t know if you’d class … Continue reading

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Playing with templates

You might remember my mentioning that Hubby had made up a couple of templates for my card making kit and I was looking forward to giving them a test drive. Well, I’ve had some fun today and learned a couple … Continue reading

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It’s finished

Don’t expect something brilliant, as things do tend to look better in my head than in reality, but the box is finished. I had no idea what I was doing, had no guide so made it up as I went … Continue reading

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Box clever

Well, not quite or maybe not, but today has been a better day with my box effort. There seems to be a lot of interest in My Box, and I’m having some fun putting it together. I’ve managed to cover … Continue reading

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Boxed in

You may recall yesterday I said I had an idea for making a gift box as I couldn’t find one for my neighbour’s gift. Well today, I found LOADS of flat pack boxes in various sizes and as I had … Continue reading

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