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Presents for sale

A friend of ours regularly buys techy stuff for himself only to turn around and sell it again shortly after; this inspired my other half to suggest that there should be a “for sale” sign somewhere on his birthday card. We had already decided there would be robots and this Lawn Fawn set has a… Continue reading Presents for sale

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Elephant & kite

When it comes to interactive cards, the trickiest thing for me is coming up with a design that makes good use of the movement — I don’t want to add moving parts just for the sake of it. Then I had the idea of having a kite floating in the sky. The background was created… Continue reading Elephant & kite

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Birthday: Bear on deckchair

This was an unplanned card. When I was about half way through colouring the bear for the Father’s Day card, I realised that he was sitting in MC Escher’s deckchair and, once I had noticed that, there was no way I could use it on a card. But I didn’t want to waste the work I… Continue reading Birthday: Bear on deckchair

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Father’s Day: Bear on deckchair

I didn’t have anything in my stash that was inspiring me to make a Father’s Day card for my other half’s dad so I went on the hunt for digi stamps; unfortunately my usual sources weren’t sparking my imagination. A quick search later and I came across Di’s Digi Stamps which looks like it will… Continue reading Father’s Day: Bear on deckchair

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Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

I’ve been meaning to join in with the Seven Hills Crafts monthly challenge for a while and this month I actually managed to create something… only just in time though… For a change, I left my Copic markers on the side and went back to basics with some stencilling and stamping. How: I started by… Continue reading Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling