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Pink flowers on pink

Birka loves pink. And it was Birka's birthday. So the Happy Crafty Friends had a pink blog hop for her and invited everyone to make a pink birthday card. This looks nothing like I had envisaged. Apart from the background that is, that went as planned. It all started so well: the heat embossing and… Continue reading Pink flowers on pink

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Diagonal Distress

I just felt like having a play with Distress oxide inks and trying out my new sentiment die, so I made a quick birthday card. I masked off a diagonal band, blended Distress oxide inks across it and then flicked water drops over to lift some of the ink and add a bit of texture.… Continue reading Diagonal Distress

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Mouse in a hot air balloon

My mum's birthday means, as ever, finding some cute little critters (preferably rodents) for her card. Luckily, I recently discovered Isabel Cristina who creates some absolutely adorable digi stamps. I did the colouring for this during the Daily marker challenge, but I knew that it would end up on a card for my mum; I… Continue reading Mouse in a hot air balloon

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Gilded triangle sunburst

Before I started the 30-day colouring challenge, I was >this< close to having got completely caught up with blogging my card backlog. I very deliberately stuck to colouring during the challenge so that I wouldn't end it with a stack of thirty cards that needed to be photographed and written up. I even blogged a… Continue reading Gilded triangle sunburst