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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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It’s a Man Thing

I have a birthday coming up in February for a guy I worked with from 2002 to 2007 who has never forgotten my birthday or a card at Christmas. Looking through the few cards I have left, nothing was suitable … Continue reading

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Enough is enough

I seem to be making my cards in batches of seven as that’s how many I made today. They are all different, one being a piece of A4 card stock which I folded into three, added a greeting and stuck … 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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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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