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Gnome wedding

I nearly didn't make this card. I'm really not a fan of gnomes — I've only ever made one other card with gnomes on it and that was done with a particular person in mind — and I didn't want to make a card I am unlikely to use (my card stash is big enough… Continue reading Gnome wedding

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Harry Potter wedding

I finally came up with a design for the wedding card! I had been pondering ideas ever since we were told that my other half’s niece was having a Harry Potter themed wedding. Should I go the mixed media route and create a bouquet around a wand, should I do a card with patronuses, or… Continue reading Harry Potter wedding

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Birthday: Monstrous party

Another catch-up post; this card was originally made on March 21st, although the monsters were coloured at the start of February during the Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge. When I picked out the monsters stamp to colour, I knew that it would end up on a  birthday card for my younger nephew. Designing cards for adult… Continue reading Birthday: Monstrous party

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Mothering Sunday: Bouquet and birds

Another catch-up post; this card was originally made on February 27th. This card was for my mum. For her, it always has to be "Mothering Sunday" rather than "Mother's Day" — something which made finding store-bought cards increasingly tricky. Rather less traditionally, there also have to be some cute critters on there. How: I love… Continue reading Mothering Sunday: Bouquet and birds

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Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes

What: Day 2 of the third 30-day colouring challenge and I created a variant of yesterday's background and added some sweet foxes. How: I stamped a random collection of leaves in archival black ink. I then wet just the leaves with clear water, sprinkled over some Brusho powder and moved the colour around with a… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes