Category Archives: hobbies and interests

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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Thinking ahead

While Hubby was taking our friend’s daughter to the train station today, I got the kit out, put a CD on and settled down to make some Christmas cards. For the past couple of years I’d been struggling to find … Continue reading

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Experiments for the Hello Box

I’ve had a few ideas bouncing around in my head on how to use some of the patterned papers in my card making kit which don’t seem to go with anything else. Pieces I thought were square actually weren’t, but … Continue reading

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Card making session 28th May

My kit has overflowed to three boxes, 2 tins, and a basket, and this does not include the boxes I have containing finished cards for myself or those people may wish to buy or I give away as gifts. I … Continue reading

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Battle of the Nines

Hubby got home just after 12.30. I think he enjoyed his Me Time, even if he didn’t get the pair of shoes he wanted. However, he did manage to replace our garden clogs (cheapies so no need for my feet … Continue reading

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Just a few photos

I hadn’t taken photos of my last two card sessions so took some this morning. The butterflies were already cut out on the card so I just added to them and put some coloured paper on the inside to enhance … Continue reading

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Another good day

It has been another good day for us. Hubby has done some gardening and our compost bin has produced some lovely mulch from our grass cuttings. He is planning on where to put what this year, and the intention is … Continue reading

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Relaxing times

Sometimes we all need to unwind and after the frustrations of this morning and a walk in the park, I settled down to make some cards this afternoon. I’d already done some the other day, but my back had started … Continue reading

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First Batch for 2022

For the past few days I have been meaning to get the kit out and set to making cards as I have several important landmarks coming up this year. First order of the day though was to have a sort … Continue reading

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When six became ten

It has been a beautiful day here. So mild in fact, we turned the heating off and threw open the windows to air the house. This afternoon, Hubby took himself, the Nikon and Love a Duck down to the park. … Continue reading

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