Category Archives: hobbies and interests

Playing cards

I said the other day that I had some trimmings to play with and posted the results for Cee’s monochrome challenge. These butterflies come in packs of two and have a thin transparent fabric over the wings which I didn’t … Continue reading

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Knitting Circle

Local knitting clubs are coming into their own again, and whilst I am not a member, I can appreciate the woolly efforts that are popping up atop post boxes in the area. We have had themes of Christmas, Easter and … Continue reading

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Cards and Il Divo

Hubby took our friend to visit her sister today so I had the morning and early afternoon to myself. It is not often I listen to ‘my music’ as usually whatever is playing in the background on Hubby’s computer is … Continue reading

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Cards made today 26th March

A little while ago, I went into a craft shop and stocked up with some trimmings I could use. One was a decoupage of an cartoon elderly cyclist with two smaller pictures as well. The problem was the layer pieces … Continue reading

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Moon Shot: new and full moon

When I let the dog out for her final wee last night, I noticed the new moon in the sky at the back of the garden. I got the Canon out and managed to get a few decent shots of … Continue reading

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Trying out something new

Several years ago I bought a lot of embellishments for my card making but never used them. These days, the decoupage kits I was familiar with are discontinued and I haven’t found any others as it seems this is now … Continue reading

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Card making session 13th November

I really got stuck in today and have made 21 cards. These and the ones I’ve already made¬† should be enough now for our friends and those I have to post. Stamps are not an issue as I have plenty … Continue reading

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Calendar Cards

I mentioned the other day that I’d bought a couple of cheap calendars to use for my Hello cards. I settled down to make some today and made 17 in total. Sadly two of the pictures were ruined when I … Continue reading

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Hobbies and pastimes

Rory has thrown us an alphabet challenge with Hobbies A to Z. Not as easy as one would think. Aircraft spotting Baking Card Making Dress Making Embroidery Flying

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Calendar and Cellophane

My neighbour gave me some pretty cellophane which had been used to wrap a bouquet of flowers and asked if it was any good for my cards. I thought I could use it for backing but had nothing I could … Continue reading

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