Birthday card: Gilded feathers

Gilded feathers

What:

A birthday card for one of my other half’s nieces – something brightly coloured and shiny.
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Birthday card: Party hat

Party hat

What:

A birthday card for my other half’s nephew. And a good excuse to expand my stash further by acquiring a set of the Tim Holtz blueprint stamps; I’ve liked this range since I first saw them, but this was the first time I could really justify (for low levels of justify) picking some up.
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Hello

Welcome to my crafty cardmaking blog. It seems a bit weird saying that when there are already fifty-plus posts here, but then I have only just flipped the “public blog” switch.

I always planned on making it public  — I even wrote an introductory post way back when — it just took me longer than expected to actually catch up and create the archive of all the cards that I had already made. The dates on the posts bear little or no resemblance to when the cards were made — apart from the more recent ones — though they are posted in the order they were made. My desire for tidiness meant I had to spread them out neatly rather than post them in random batches.

Do not expect a regular two posts per week in the future! All my cards are made for personal use as and when inspiration arrives (or there is an imminent birthday).