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A Piece of Cake!

On a Sunny Sunday Morning from my wee shed…

I created a Piece of Cake! Β and the funny thing is i’m still saying “that” rhymn in my head …. I before E except after C, wonder how many of us still do this πŸ˜‰

So here we have it.. a wee cake box with the dimensions and tutorial courtesy of this fab wee video over on Youtube

piece of cake


supplies list:-

  • Crisp Cantaloupe and Strawberry Slush Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • American Crafts Colour Crush 6 x 6 Patterned Paper Pack
  • Stampin Up Pool Party Ribbon
  • Glassine Bag
  • Self Adhesive 3mm Pearls from Stampin Up
  • Red Line Tape
  • Hu Tac Glue
  • Stampin Up Flower Pansy & Boho Blooms Punches



Enjoy the rest of your weekend πŸ™‚


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Family :

Created on the evening of Friday 23rd August 2013 from my wee blue shed at the top of the garden

This is the first project I have made since retiring from the WOC Design Team, and I this was so much fun to make




supplies list:-

  • papier mache heart from hobbycraft
  • vintage lace seller : Lavish Laces
  • Bella Boulevard buttons
  • Decoart vintage white acrylic paint
  • Colall all purpose glue
  • Prima family die cut



I love add a little spot of bokeh to photographs, it gives is such a magical feel, don’t you think?

bokeh heart



That’s me for tonight, hopefully be back over the weekend with a wee card or two πŸ™‚

thanks for popping in

Sarah πŸ™‚

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Golden Wedding Cards

Made during the Afternoon of 17th August 2013.

I had to make a couple of Golden Wedding Cards for my other half’s auntie and uncle who will celebrating 50 years of marriage at the end of this month.

the first card I made for my mother in law to send to them and the second card we will be sending to them…

Card#1 has a vintage feel about it i love to incorporate fabric and lace into my cards…

golden wedding anniversary card


supplies used :-

  • Gold Cardstock
  • Very Vanilla Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Vintage lace from Etsy Store Lavish Laces
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Antique Gold Cherry Blossom Flowers & Rosebuds
  • Gold Cord
  • Woodware anniversary stamp set
  • Colall Fabric Glue
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

golden wedding card 2


The second card has a nice feel to it, I love the combination of the crisp clean cardstock as a backdrop to the golden yarn panel

50 anniversary 1


supplies list :-

  • Heavyweight White Cardstock
  • Heavyweight black cardstock
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set : Paired Up
  • golden mix of various yarns from my stash Β (i bought these from creative fibre arts in the US)
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Number Die Set
  • Brilliance Galaxy Gold Ink
  • Ranger Heat tool to set the ink
  • Hero Arts Black Ink

50 2


So that’s the cards I made this afternoon….. I’m planning to head up to my shed tonight to try out my new We r Memory Keepers Envelope Score Board, i’ll share them with you tomorrow πŸ™‚


Thanks so much for popping round


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Sunday evening on the 4th of August 2013.


This card is for a very good friend of mine, who celebrates her 50th Birthday at the end of this week, I wanted to make a nice card for her that wasn’t over the top or in your face, but had a nice delicate and fresh feel to it… I think she will like this…



supplies used:-

  • white heavyweight cardstock
  • vintage lace from Etsy Store Lavish Laces
  • Memory Box Number dies
  • All Occassion Dies “today”
  • Colall All Purpose glue (great for sticking down fabric)
  • Prima 6 x 6 Patterned Paper Doodle Deux
  • Claudine Hellmuth Multi Matte Medium (to stick the paper down to the cardstock)
  • Tim Holtz Distress Marker worn lipstick round the edges of the 50
  • Diamond Stickles
  • Gloss Accents
  • Scor-tape
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesives



thanks for popping round

Sarah πŸ™‚

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One Layer Card : Amazeballs

Hi Everyone!

I’m back from my summer hol’s and boy did they whiz past fast!

When I arrived back home, there was a package waiting for me from my friend Helen, who also happens to be my stampin up demo. Β  Β I had placed an order for the new release inks and cardstock “in colours” before I left. Β  Β These new colours are “amazeballs” and I tried them out today, making a one layer card and my new inks πŸ™‚



supplies used :-

  • Stampin Up Inks : Baked Brown Sugar, Crisp Cantalope & Strawberry Slush
  • White heavyweight cardstock
  • Casual Fridays Stamp Set : Amazeballs
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set : Many thanks



thanks for popping round

Sarah πŸ™‚