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Merry Christmas swirl

There's this lovely detailed snowflake swirl in one of the Polkadoodles stamp sets I picked up for my Christmas card-making and I really wanted to use it for one of my batch cards. At first, I hit the white space problem, i.e. I am rubbish at placing single elements on a card in a way… Continue reading Merry Christmas swirl

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Happy Christmas tree

The first of my small batches of Christmas cards this year, and the simplest. It's very rare that I make stamping the focal point of a card; most stamping is quickly followed by colouring... But I wanted designs that would be easy to reproduce and that wouldn't take hours to make. I am okay at… Continue reading Happy Christmas tree

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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

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Xmas card: Santa and sleigh

What: My first “commission”. My mum has a hard time finding appropriate “brother” cards so I offered to make a Christmas card for her. Any excuse to use this adorable Santa again. The Idea: I wanted to create a card with a traditional feel and a foiled sentiment. And a cute Santa Claus. How: I… Continue reading Xmas card: Santa and sleigh